▪ 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
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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
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
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
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
When: 1-3 p.m. Sunday
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
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.