Orchid and bonsai workshops
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon (orchid) and 3 p.m. (bonsai), Saturday, Dec. 16
Admission: Free; reservations suggested
Details: 916-922-4769, www.exoticplantsltd.com
Create garden-inspired gifts during these back-to-back 90-minute workshops. Participants may purchase kits and plants to make their own holiday orchid arrangement or bonsai.
Sacramento African marketplace
Where: Sojourner Truth Multicultural Arts Museum, 2251 Florin Road, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16
This unique holiday marketplace features gift ideas from herbal soaps to handmade quilts, created by local artisans and craftspeople.