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The week ahead in home and garden events

Learn how to create a botanical doorpiece or wall hanging at the Fall Door Piece Workshop today at Relles Florist in Sacramento.
Learn how to create a botanical doorpiece or wall hanging at the Fall Door Piece Workshop today at Relles Florist in Sacramento. Bigstock Photos

▪ SACRAMENTO FALL HOME SHOW

Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday

Admission: $6; children ages 12 and younger admitted free

Details: sachomeandgardenshow.net/fall/

This show fills Cal Expo’s Pavilion Building with ideas for fall and winter projects.

▪  FALL DOORPIECE WORKSHOP

Where: Relles Florist, 2400 J St., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: $27.50 (includes materials)

Details: (916) 441-1478

Make your front door memorable this fall. Learn how to create a long-lasting botanical doorpiece or wall hanging in this hands-on workshop. Take home your creation to decorate your home. Space is limited; call to reserve a seat.

▪ 23RD ANNUAL PORCELAIN FIRED ART SHOW AND SALE

Where: Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 264-8800

See beautiful hand-painted porcelain and demonstrations by members. Get some holiday shopping done early; hand-painted porcelain ornaments, cups and saucers, coffee mugs and various other items will be offered for sale. Find china painting supplies, too.

▪ FALL IS FOR PLANTING

Where: Green Acres nurseries (all locations)

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.idiggreenacres.com

Learn how to get your garden growing with fall-planted seeds, trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs.

▪ SACRAMENTO ANTIQUE FAIRE

Where: 2300 Front St., Sacramento

When: 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday

Admission: $3; children and youths age 16 and younger admitted free.

Details: www.sacantiquefaire.com

Featuring hundreds of vendors, this huge market celebrates its 10th anniversary with something vintage for everybody.

▪  HARVEST: A GATHERING OF FOOD, WINE, BEER AND THE ARTS

Where: Gateways District, UC Davis campus

When: 1-10 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: http://mondavi.ucdavis.edu/harvest

This all-day event features a mix of academics and family fun. From 1-3 p.m. on the Wyatt Deck, science students will present “The Art of Science” in song, art and hands-on demonstrations. From 2-6 p.m., learn where food comes from and decorate pumpkins at the Science Cafe. Food trucks and adult beverages will be available. In addition, the Robert Mondavi Institute’s Good Life Garden will host “bottomless” beer, wine and appetizers for $20 from 4-6 p.m.

Debbie Arrington

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