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County fair tops Memorial Day weekend

Britney Moore, 17, of Elk Grove carries her 26-pound tom  at the 2014 Sacramento County Fair.
Britney Moore, 17, of Elk Grove carries her 26-pound tom at the 2014 Sacramento County Fair. Sacramento Bee file

SACRAMENTO COUNTY FAIR

Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. May 22-24, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 25

Admission: $5; children age 12 and younger admitted free; parking, $10

Details: www.sacfair.com

With the theme “Let’s Eat, Have Fun and Celebrate the Red, White and Blue,” this county fair commemorates Sacramento’s agricultural roots – and Memorial Day weekend – with family fun. Find home and garden vendors and displays, too.

37TH ANNUAL SPRING PEDDLER’S FAIRE

Where: Bristol’s Ranch House Cafe, 961 Hwy. 4, Arnold

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 23-24

Admission: Free

Details: www.afterthegoldrushfestivals.com

Make shopping part of a foothill road trip. More than 60 vendors gather under the pines and redwoods to sell antiques, collectibles, hand-crafted items, gourmet foods and vintage jewelry.

WORKSHOP: GROWING ORGANICS

Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply (all locations)

When: 9 a.m. May 23

Admission: Free

Details: www.idiggreenacres.com

Learn about organic vegetable gardening and how to make your soil work for you during this one-hour seminar.

Debbie Arrington

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