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Get your Arboretum All-Stars before they’re gone

Ruby muhly, an ornamental grass with feathery pink flowers, awaits buyers at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery on the UC Davis campus.
Ruby muhly, an ornamental grass with feathery pink flowers, awaits buyers at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery on the UC Davis campus.

Arboretum clearance sale

Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4

Admission: Free

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

Here’s your last chance in 2017 to buy drought-busting plants directly from the UC Davis Arboretum’s vast collection of Arboretum All-Stars, Garden Gems and more. Find thousands of low-water perennials, shrubs, trees, bulbs, succulents and more at discounted prices.

20th annual Sacramento Arts Festival

Where: Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 and 5

Admission: $8; children under age 12 admitted free.

Details: www.sacartsfest.com

See a vast array of arts and crafts at this huge show and sale, featuring 225 artists from across the country and more than 15,000 original works.

Workshop: Orchids Made Easy

Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento

When: Noon Saturday, Nov. 4

Admission: Free

Details: 916-922-4769, www.exoticplantsltd.com

Learn the basics of orchid care at this popular workshop. Call ahead to reserve a seat.

Walk with Warren

Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis

When: Noon Wednesday, Nov. 8

Admission: Free

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

Join arboretum superintendent emeritus and famed storyteller Warren Roberts for a pun-filled lunchtime stroll through the arboretum’s gardens, in search of fall color.

Debbie Arrington

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