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The Week Ahead: Wrap yourself up in Roseville’s Pioneer Quilt Show

A Tumbling Blocks quilt.
A Tumbling Blocks quilt. Bigstock

▪  PIONEER QUILT SHOW

Where: Roseville Sports Center, 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Admission: $7, children 12 years and younger free

Details: (916) 390-2272, www.pioneerquiltersguild.org

See scores of beautiful handmade quilts and get inspired to make your own. Boutique features quilt-related crafts. Also find vendors and a chance at raffle baskets and door prizes.

▪ GOLDEN STATE BONSAI CONVENTION AND SHOW

Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento

When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today

Admission: Show and vendors are free; seminars and workshops, $80 and up

Details: (530) 622-9681, www.gsbfconvention.org

Bonsai enthusiasts from throughout the nation gather to talk (little) trees and display their skills. Show featuring more than 80 trees and large vendor hall are open free to the public.

▪  SOIL BORN FIELD DAY

Where: American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova

When: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 363-9685, www.soilborn.org

Experience life as a farmer in this hands-on opportunity. Join other Soil Born volunteers as they weed, harvest and maintain this working farm.

▪ HOLIDAY DECORATING WORKSHOP

Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento

When: Noon today

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 922-4769

Learn how to create centerpieces and other holiday decorations using terrariums, birch, twinkle lights, orchids, green foliage, decorative containers and more.

▪  NATIVE AMERICAN USES OF CALIFORNIA PLANTS

Where: UC Davis Welcome Center

When: 2 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: (530) 752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu

This family-friendly tour focuses on the UC Davis Arboretum’s Native American Contemplative Garden. Discover traditional uses for a variety of California plants.

▪ ART TO WEAR AND MORE

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

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9

Admission: Free

Details: https://www.facebook.com/SacramentoCenterForTheTextileArts

Members of the Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts present their annual show and sale of wearable art. Find one-of-a-kind pieces in all sorts of materials. Fashion shows presented at 10 a.m. each day.

Debbie Arrington

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