Home & Garden

The week ahead: Witherell opens warehouse for live auction


Where: Warehouse at Witherell’s Art and Antiques, 300 20th St., Sacramento

When: Previews, 8 a.m.; auction, 10 a.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 446-6490, www.witherells.com

Brian Witherell, well-known to fans of “Antiques Road Show,” will conduct his first estate auction live in the Witherell’s Sacramento warehouse. Among the items up for bid are furniture (including several pieces of mid-century modern), silver, jewelry, Asian art, paintings and decor items from estates in the Sacramento region. Most items in the sale were valued at $1,000 or less.


Where: Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden, next to the Health Services Building, 137 N. Cottonwood St., Woodland

When: 10 a.m.- noon Saturday (heavy rain cancels)

Admission: Free

Details: (530) 666-8528

Learn about fruit trees with the help of Yolo County master gardeners. Find out which bare-root trees are right for your garden as well as how to plant, prune and care for those trees for future harvests.


Where: X and 21st streets, Sacramento

When: 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday

Admission: $3

Details: (916) 600-9770, www.sacantiquefaire.com

Sacramento’s famous antique faire is back in its under-freeway location. Find more than 300 vendors of mostly vintage finds as well as a large selection of food trucks.


Where: Meet at Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis campus

When: Noon Wednesday

Admission: Free

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

Join Superintendent Emeritus Warren Roberts, the arboretum’s famous storyteller and punster, for a lunchtime exploration of the arboretum’s west-end gardens.


Where: Residences throughout the city of Sacramento

When: Weekly curbside pick-up through Jan. 31

Admission: Covered by monthly city utility fee

Details: www.sacrecycle.org

City of Sacramento residential yard waste customers can place Christmas trees and other holiday greenery on the curb as part of leaf season pick-up.


Where: Sacramento Recycling and Transfer Station, 8491 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento

When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, through Jan. 31

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 875-5555, holidayrecycling.com.

The transfer station will accept trees without any ornaments, tinsel, lights, stand or nails. Trees will be mulched and kept out of the landfill.

Debbie Arrington