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The Walking Sticks walk in the UC Davis Arboretum.
The Walking Sticks walk in the UC Davis Arboretum. bnguyen@sacbee.com

NorCal Art by Fire fall sale

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

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Admission: Free

Details: http://www.artbyfire.org/

Support local artists while getting a jump on holiday shopping. Find hundreds of handmade pieces of pottery, glass or metalwork at affordable prices.

Storytime Through the Seasons: Under the Redwood Tree

Where: Arboretum Wyatt Deck, UC Davis; rain location: 146 Environmental Horticulture

When: 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1

Admission: Free

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

Join the Arboretum Ambassadors for a reading program exploring the culture and natural world of American Indians native to what is now California. All ages welcome.

Open Garden Day

Where: Demonstration Garden, DeWitt Center, 11477 E Ave., Auburn

When: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4

Admission: Free

Details: http://ceplacer.ucanr.edu/

Join the UC master gardeners of Placer County during this lunchtime event. Learn about winter vegetable gardening and many techniques. Bring questions (and samples) for expert advice.

Debbie Arrington

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