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