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Garden calendar: Events and classes around Sacramento

Fall and craft fairs


Fall Fair

Handmade-only boutique-style craft show. Many unique gifts and holiday decorations. 9 a.m. Blue Goose Event Center, Taylor Road, Loomis. Free. 916-726-1672.

Fall Festival at Green Acres Nursery & Supply

Pumpkin decorating, pie walk, apple tasting, face painting, food trucks, live music and more. Plus folks on hand to answer your fruit tree questions. 10 a.m. Green Acres Nursery & Supply, 8501 Jackson Road, Sacramento. Free. 916-381-1625.

Holiday Craft Fair

A fundraiser with handmade items, baked goods, food. 9 a.m. Hope United Methodist Church, 6161 Valley Hi Drive, Sacramento. 916-395-0237.


Fall Show and Sale

The Orchid Forum of Sacramento presents its annual fall show and sale. Display gardens, orchids for show and for sale, educational sessions. 10:30 a.m. Friday; 11 a.m. Saturday. Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. Free. 916-489-3317.

St. Lawrence Harvest Craft Fair

Featuring more than 35 crafters, lunch fundraiser, all-day bake sale. 9 a.m. St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 4325 Don Julio Blvd., North Highlands. Free. 916-991-7721.


Auburn Antiques & Collectibles Street Fair

More than 200 vendors will participate in Auburn’s 47th annual fall fair held along Sacramento and Washington streets. 8 a.m. Old Town Auburn, Lincoln Way and Sacramento Street, Auburn. 530-888-1585.

Next Saturday

Eskaton Craft Fair

Handmade crafts for sale. 10 a.m. Eskaton Village, 3939 Walnut Ave., Carmichael. Free. 916-974-2000.

Folsom Women’s Service Club’s Annual Craft, Plant and Bake Sale

Handmade crafts, jewelry, baked goodies, garden art, plants and more. Proceeds go to Folsom Women’s Service Club Scholarship Fund for graduating seniors at the three Folsom high schools. 9 a.m. Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St., Folsom. Free. 916-847-0691.

Harvest Festival in the Garden at Rancho Cordova Library

Face painting, animals, pumpkin painting, games, food demo and live jug band music. 11 a.m. Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. Free. 916-264-2920.



Big Oak Nursery’s Gardener’s Fiesta

Amateurs and pros share gardening tips. FFA raffles garden-related artworks. Wine-tasting from Elk Grove wineries. 10 a.m. Big Oak Nursery, 10071 Grant Line Road, Elk Grove. 916-686-1180.

Placer County Farm Bureau Hoe Down

25th annual event includes dinner and a live auction benefiting agricultural students. 6:30 p.m. Placer County Wine Trail, Newcastle. 916-663-2929.

52nd Annual Rose Show

Sierra Foothills Rose Society holds its 52nd Annual Rose Show. 6:30 a.m. Bushnell Gardens Nursery, 5255 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay. Free. 916-791-9459.

Summer Field Days with Soil Born Farms

Learn about activities to run a mixed vegetable and fruit production operation. 9:30 a.m. American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova. Free. 916-363-9685.

Tree Tour of Arden Park Neighborhood

Learn tips for identifying tree species, understand the benefits that trees provide to our community and more. 10 a.m. Arden Park Recreational Center, 1000 La Sierra Drive, Sacramento. free. 916-924-8733.


Opening Night Event at Bidwell Mansion

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of California State Parks at Bidwell Mansion, featuring 57 quilts designed by the Quilters’ Sew-Ciety of Redding Inc. Quilts depict different state parks. 6 p.m. Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park, 525 Esplanade, Chico. $7 per person. 530-895-6144.

Friday-Oct. 26

Art and Antiques Show/Sale

Specialists answer restoration questions. 10 a.m. McClellan Convention Center, 5411 Luce Ave., McClellan. $8. 916-807-0158.

Next Saturday

Count Watts’ Spooktacular

Take a walk through the Phantom House. Pumpkin carving, crafts, face painting, prizes. 10 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. Free. 916-746-1550.

Garden Tour at Maple Rock Gardens

“A Vintage Harvest” garden tour and antique show. 9 a.m. Maple Rock Gardens, 100 Clark Tunnel Road, Penryn. $10. 916-652-2065.

Tree Tour of City Cemetery

Learn tips for identifying trees, understand the benefits that trees provide. 10 a.m. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free. 916-924-8733.