Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4
Support dozens of local garden, arts and crafts clubs at this popular sale featuring art, handmade crafts, plants, books, garden supplies and more.
Orchid care and arrangement workshop
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon Saturday, Oct. 3
Learn how to care for orchids and make arrangements using these long-lasting blooms.
Garden grand opening
Where: Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3
El Dorado County master gardeners will be out in force at the dedication of their new demonstration garden. See 16 test gardens devoted to different categories of plants and gardening pursuits. Bring questions; get advice.