Where: Capitol Mall, between Fourth and Seventh streets, Sacramento
When: 11 a.m.-6:30 Saturday, Sept. 23
Hundreds of local restaurants, craft breweries, wineries, farms, ranches, markets and other vendors take part in this fifth annual salute to Sacramento’s farm-to-fork bounty. Cooking demonstrations, food samples, music and more make this a gigantic Sacramento block party.
Native Plant Sale and Art Mart
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24
Fall is for planting. Find hundreds of native plants – plus much more – at this sale, hosted by the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the California Native Plant Society. This popular event expands this year to include an art market, featuring “Art on the Wild Side,” inside the Shepard Center with the plant sales outdoors.
Tour: Beyond the Veil
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23
Admission: $10 (online only; no tickets at the gate)
This special twilight tour of the cemetery and its famous gardens focused on spiritualism and the occult. If the spirits are willing, expect some special guest appearances.
Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis campus
When: 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24
Learn how to bring bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects to your garden, with the help of Yolo County master gardeners and UC Davis experts.