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It’s tea time at McKinley Park

Dainty tea cups and appropriate refreshments will be part of the Camellia City Porcelain Artists’ annual Art in the Park Tea.
Dainty tea cups and appropriate refreshments will be part of the Camellia City Porcelain Artists’ annual Art in the Park Tea. Bradenton Herald file

Art in the Park Tea

Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14 and 15

Admission: Free

Details: 916-823-5500

Hosted by the Camellia City Porcelain Artists, this unique art show and sale in McKinley Park features hand-painted porcelain dishes and decorations plus a special “tea time” with free refreshments.

Woodland Community College plant sale

Where: Woodland Community College, 2300 E. Gibson Road, Woodland

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 14 and 21

Admission: Free

Details: 530-666-8737, yolomg.ucanr.edu

This popular sale features winter vegetables, low-water perennials, annuals, ornamentals, house plants and more. Cash or check only. In addition, Yolo County master gardeners will offer free workshops each day.

Capital City Bonsai show and sale

Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 22

Admission: Free

Details: www.sacramentobonsaiclub.com

All four of Sacramento’s bonsai clubs participate in this combined show featuring dozens of little trees in pots. Demonstrations will be held each day.

Arboretum plant sale

Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. next Saturday, Oct. 21

Admission: Free

Details: 530-752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu

Fall is the perfect time to plant drought-tolerant favorites and the UC Davis Arboretum has hundreds from which to choose including hard-to-find selections from the Garden Gems collection as well as Arboretum All-Stars. Additional public sale will be held Nov. 4.

Debbie Arrington

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