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Santa Rosa: Get your piece of the Fair Flower Show

Take a piece of the Sonoma County Fair’s Hall of Flowers home with you during the fair’s annual Flower Show plant sales.

Many of the exhibitors inside and outside the hall make their show plants and even some props available for sale at the close of the fair on Aug. 11.

The big plant blow-out begins at 7 a.m. Shoppers are advised to come early for the best selection. 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa.

Sonoma: Tour Cornerstone

Visitors to Cornerstone in Sonoma are free to wander its multitude of small display gardens. But to better understand each of these artistic installations, catch a free docent-led tour on Aug. 9 or Sept. 13.

The tours are normally $10.

To join, RSVP at least two days in advance of your desired to PublicEvents@CornerstoneSonoma.com. Tours start at 2 p.m. at The Big Blue Chair, one of Cornerstone’s signature landmarks.

Glen Ellen: Talk on pollinators

Veteran Sonoma County landscape designer Maile Arnold will share her passion for pollinators during a talk Aug. 2 at Quarryhill Botanical Garden

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