Home & Garden

Cemetery tour features novel twists

Tour: A Dozen New Ways to Die

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5

Admission: Free; donations welcome

Details: 916-448-0811, oldcitycemetery.com

This evocatively titled tour of the cemetery and its gardens focuses on the unusual demises of 12 early Sacramento residents. Parking available on street only.

Bonsai workshop

Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento

When: Noon Saturday, Sept. 5

Admission: Free

Details: 916-922-4769, exoticplantsltd.com

Learn the basics of growing “little trees in pots.” Call ahead to reserve a seat.

Amador Art Trek

Where: Galleries in Sutter Creek, Amador City, Jackson and Volcano

When: 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5

Admission: Free

Details: amadorarts.org

Visit more than a dozen galleries in the Sierra foothills during this monthly event. Meet the artists and find something perfect for your own home. See website for addresses and directions.

Debbie Arrington