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The Week Ahead: Festival focuses on flowers, antiques

Flowers grow around headstones at the Historic City Cemetery.
Flowers grow around headstones at the Historic City Cemetery. Sacramento Bee file

Lavender and Day Lilies Festival

Where: Maple Rock Gardens, 100 Clark Tunnel Road, Lincoln

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday

Admission: $10

Details: (916) 652-2065, highhandnursery.com

This outstanding private garden and working farm hosts its first flower and antique fest with lots of vendors and a plethora of blooms; get tickets at High Hand Nursery in Loomis.

Designing with Succulents

Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, all locations

When: 9 a.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: www.iddiggreenacres.com

Learn about using these naturally drought-tolerant plants in your landscape as well as their water-wise companions.

Love is a Many Splintered Thing

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com

This docent-led June tour of the cemetery gardens focuses on love stories, not all happy. Learn what “until death do us part” really means.

Debbie Arrington

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