The Central Arizona Cactus and Succulent Society hosts its annual Show & Sale April 5-7 inside Dorrance Hall at the Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway.

Expect to see amazing, beautiful and bizarre examples of cacti and succulents as members of the society display potted specimens of desert plants from around the world. There will also be a sale at the show featuring plants and pots from southwestern growers and artists.

In addition, society members showcase hundreds of their best plants competing for ribbons and trophies with the public invited to choose their favorite. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free with garden admission. For more information, call 480-941-1225 or visit or


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