92nd annual Sacramento Camellia Show
Where: Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St., Sacramento
When: 3-6 p.m. Saturday, March 5; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, March 6
The nation’s largest camellia show celebrates Sacramento’s flower with more than 3,000 blooms. Public is welcome to enter homegrown camellias in the show. Entry deadline is 10 a.m. Saturday; first-time exhibitors should arrive before 9 a.m. Several free demonstrations will be part of this event including how to “wax” camellias for a long-lasting bouquet.
35th annual Sacramento Home & Garden Show
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, March 5; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, March 6
Admission: $7; children age 12 and under admitted free
Thinking about a project? Start here. Hundreds of home and garden vendors and experts will be on hand, offering a wide range of products and services.
8th annual Sacramento Valley Cymbidium Show and Sale
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 5
This show is devoted to “outdoor orchids,” which thrive without greenhouse conditions. Scores of colorful cymbidiums will be on display, plus many more offered for sale. Also find growing supplies and expert advice. Learn how to care for your plants and repot overgrown orchids.