African American history tour
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20
Learn about Sacramento’s earliest African American residents, including “buffalo soldiers,” freed slaves and Civil War veterans during this guided tour of the cemetery’s historic gardens and memorials.
Relaxation Day in the Arboretum
Where: Lawn area west of Arboretum gazebo, UC Davis
When: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20
Details: 530-752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu
Spend an afternoon de-stressing with yoga, coloring workshop and more relaxing fun for the whole family. All ages welcome.
64th annual Pacific Orchid Expo
Where: Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion, 2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco
When: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26-28
Admission: $15, seniors (age 65 and up), $12
The nation’s largest orchid show features more than 150,000 exotic plants in bloom. Learn about orchid care and bring some plants home, too.