Sacramento rose auction
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8
Thinking of planting some new roses? The Sacramento Rose Society hosts this annual fundraiser featuring new rose varieties as well as some rare oldies donated by local rose expert Baldo Villegas. Among the new introductions is the colorful floribunda Frida Kahlo, named for the famous Mexican artist. Public welcome; cash or check only.