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The week ahead: Garden and home events around Sacramento

No telling what delights you’ll find among displays by members of the Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts today and Sunday at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, Sacramento.
No telling what delights you’ll find among displays by members of the Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts today and Sunday at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, Sacramento. MCT

▪ ART TO WEAR, AND MORE

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

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Sunday

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. today, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

▪ ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS MARKET

Where: Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5770 Carlson Drive, Sacramento

When: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. today, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 452-7132, www.fremontpres.org

Find gifts from developing nations’ artisans at this holiday fair with a difference. Proceeds benefit local and international charities.

▪ TOUR: BATTLES, SKIRMISHES AND FORAYS

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com

This guided tour of the cemetery and its gardens focuses on early Sacramento veterans and the battles they fought.

▪ WORKSHOP: PRUNING FRUIT TREES

Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, 8501 Jackson Road, Sacramento; 901 Galleria Blvd., Roseville; and 205 Serpa Way, Folsom

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.idiggreenacres.com

Learn how to help fruit trees with some careful pruning – just in time for pruning season. This clinic will show how to make good “edits” while boosting your tree’s production. Different approaches to various types of fruit trees will be covered, too.

▪ STORYTIME THROUGH THE SEASONS: UNDER THE REDWOOD TREE

Where: Wyatt Deck (Rain location: 146 Environmental Horticulture), UC

Davis Arboretum

When: 1-3 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu

Join the Arboretum Ambassadors for a free, outdoor reading program exploring the cultural and natural world of California tribes. Enjoy traditional stories, games and arts. It’s not just for kids; all ages are welcome.

▪ WALK WITH WARREN

Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis Arboretum

When: Noon Wednesday

Admission: Free

Details: http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu

Join Warren Roberts, the arboretum’s superintendent emeritus, famous storyteller and all-around punster, for an exploration of the UC Davis Arboretum’s west-end gardens. Roberts provides a unique insight to these gardens. He helped plant them.

Debbie Arrington

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