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The week ahead: Beat the heat with a little shopping

Colors and crafts are on tap at Saturday’s Art Elephant Sale at McKinley Park.
Colors and crafts are on tap at Saturday’s Art Elephant Sale at McKinley Park. Bigstock

California State Home & Garden Show

Where: Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9

Admission: $6; ages 16 and younger admitted free

Details: www.calstateshows.com

Find hundreds of vendors and exhibitors in the air-conditioned comfort of the convention center’s main halls. This show focuses on new ways and products to save water and energy.

Art elephant sale

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

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8

Admission: Free

Details: facebook.com/SacramentoCenterForTheTextileArts

Hosted by the Sacramento Center for Textile Arts, this artsy “white elephant” sale features new and gently used art supplies, fabrics, beads and much more. Anything related to art, crafts and creativity will be offered at deeply discounted prices.

Sacramento Antique Faire

Where: 21st and X streets, Sacramento

When: 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9

Admission: $3; ages 16 and younger admitted free; no pets

Details: www.sacantiquefaire.com

More than 300 vendors of antiques and collectibles gather under the freeway for this popular monthly sale.

Debbie Arrington

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