95th Camellia Show with the Camellia Society of Sacramento
Saturday, March 2, 3pm, and Sunday, March 3, 10am, Elks Lodge #6, no cover
If you’re a fiercely competitive individual, here’s a fun way to blow off some steam: Find the most beautiful Camellia bloom you can and bring it to the Camellia Show, now celebrating its 95th year. It’s a subtle contest, one with distinct challenges. To get a sense of the level of competition, read Don Lesmeister’s exhaustive tips on the show’s website. You have to prepare the flower, preserve it, strategically place the bloom amid competitors and plan out your route to the show—if it’s starting to sound daunting, you can always just come enjoy the show, featuring plants for sale, a raffle and more fun. 6446 Riverside Boulevard, camelliasocietyofsacramento.org.