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The Week Ahead: Black history in Sacramento’s Historic City Cemetery

African American history tour

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20

Admission: Free

Details: oldcitycemetery.com

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

Admission: Free

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

Details: orchidsanfrancisco.org

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.

Debbie Arrington

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