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The Week Ahead: Come smell the roses at annual show

Roses will be at their best during Sacramento’s 68th annual show.
Roses will be at their best during Sacramento’s 68th annual show. Krause & Johnansen

68th annual Sacramento Rose Show

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

When: 1-5 p.m. Saturday, April 23

Admission: Free

Details: sactorose.org

See hundreds of roses at their best during this beautiful flower show. Learn how to care for roses as well as about different varieties. Take some roses home, too; cut flowers will be offered at bargain prices.

Arboretum Public Plant Sale

Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 23

Admission: Free

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

During this huge sale, find hundreds of water-wise plants as well as many rarities, all tested and recommended for the Sacramento area. Expert advice available for making selections.

Tourist in Your Own Town Tour

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23

Admission: Free

Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com

Never been to Sacramento’s Historic City Cemetery? This docent-led tour is for you. Explore the cemetery’s award-winning gardens and learn about its many monuments and famous “residents.”

Debbie Arrington

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