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2015 Light Up the Holidays

Park for FREE and Shop in Downtown Davis

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2015 Free Parking

Free & Unlimited Weekend Parking During This Holiday Season in Downtown Davis

Starts on Small Business Saturday, November 28, 2015

Here is another thing to check off your holiday wish list: free parking in Downtown Davis. Shoppers coming to Downtown Davis this holiday season will be given free & unlimited parking during the holiday weekends, starting Saturday, November 28th (Small Business Saturday) and ending Sunday, December 20, Davis Downtown’s Marketing Director, Nina Gatewood announced.

“We hope to encourage the community to ‘Shop Davis first’ this holiday season,” Gatewood said. “ We are making it easier for visitors and better for merchants.”

City of Davis mayor, Dan Wolk supports the program. He states, “The downtown is the jewel of our community and region – and it shines particularly bright during the holidays. This will encourage even more folks to come and support our merchants and experience what our downtown has to offer.”

November Dates:
Small Business Saturday, November 28

December Dates:

Saturdays & Sundays
December 5-6
December 12-13
December 19–20

Please note:
Includes all 1.5 & 2 hour street parking 20 Minute parking
Surface lots (paid and non-paid), and parking structures

Excludes the privately owned Davis Commons lot
Handicap parking will be enforced

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Davis Downtown Screeverfest

Make your mark on the streets of downtown during Davis Downtown Screeverfest!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17

12NOON – 6 PM

Grab some chalk at one of the participating locations, and a space along E St., F St., or 2nd St. and create your own sidewalk masterpiece on the streets of downtown!

Free to participate. Open to All Ages. Light refreshments served. Spaces are limited! First-come, first-serve (1 space per person or collaborative group).
Contest participation optional.

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Light refreshments, sidewalk chalk, and square registration will be available at:

Armadillo Music (207 F St.)
The Avid Reader (617 2nd St.)
Avid Reader Active (605 2nd St.)
Crucial Vibes Unlimited (205 F St.)
Haute Again Consignment (129 E St.)
Newsbeat (514 3rd St.)

Outdoor Davis (623 2nd St.)
Paulina’s Boutique (207 F St.)
Peet’s Coffe and Tea (231 E St.)
Watermelon Music (207 E St.)

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If you would like to participate in the contest, be sure to leave your square number and contact information on a Screever clipboard at one of the businesses listed above.

First Place Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest Winner will receive:

from Downtown Davis– $50 Davis Downtown Gift Card
from Watermelon Music – $40 Davis Downtown Gift Card
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2014 Light Up the Holidays

Park for FREE and Shop in Downtown Davis

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ShopSmall-FreeParking

Free & Unlimited Weekend Parking During This Holiday Season in Downtown Davis

Starts on Small Business Saturday, November 29, 2014

Here is another thing to check off your holiday wish list: free parking in Downtown Davis. Shoppers coming to Downtown Davis this holiday season will be given free & unlimited parking during the holiday weekends, starting Saturday, November 29th (Small Business Saturday) and ending Sunday, December 21, Davis Downtown’s Marketing Director, Nina Gatewood announced.

“We hope to encourage the community to ‘Shop Davis first’ this holiday season,” Gatewood said. “ We are making it easier for visitors and better for merchants.”

City of Davis mayor, Dan Wolk supports the program. He states, “The downtown is the jewel of our community and region – and it shines particularly bright during the holidays. This will encourage even more folks to come and support our merchants and experience what our downtown has to offer.”

November Dates:
Small Business Saturday, November 29
Sunday, November 30

December Dates:

Saturdays & Sundays
December 6-7
December 13-14
December 20-21

Please note:
Includes all 1.5 & 2 hour street parking 20 Minute parking
Surface lots (paid and non-paid), and parking structures

Excludes the privately owned Davis Commons lot
Handicap parking will be enforced

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3rd Annual Light Up the Holidays Window Decorating Contest

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Davis Downtown invites locals and visitors to come downtown and enjoy the 3rd Annual Davis Downtown Window Decorating Contest.

Beginning November 28, Twenty-six (26) downtown businesses will be competing for top honors as having the Best Holiday Window Decoration.

During the contest, our secret panel of judges […]

Fall for the Arts : A month long celebration of Arts & Culture

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In celebration of National Arts and Humanities month, Fall for the Arts is a month long celebration that showcases Davis art and culture. Events include: Davis Downtown’s 2nd Friday ArtAbout, live performances by musicians, gallery showings and special events, dance performances and workshops, craft fairs and much much more.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

Zoolander5 – 10 p.m. FREE!
Downtown Movie in the Park: Zoolander (PG13)
Central Park (C St. between 3rd and 5th St.)
Davis Downtown will host its first annual Movie in the Park, showing the very funny, modern, cult-classic, Zoolander (PG-13). Grab your blankets, find a seat, and pick up some food, available for purchase, from Buckhorn and The Hotdogger!  Show time at 7 p.m.

8 p.m. – 10 p.m. FREE!
Poetry Night and Open Mic

John Natsoulas Gallery (521 First St.)
530-756-3938, poetryindavis.com
Featured poets from 8 – 9 p.m. Open mic from 9 – 10 p.m. MC’d by Dr. Andy Jones

12 – 5 p.m. FREE!
Ancestral Adaptations: Indigenous Arts Coalition Exhibit
C.N. Gorman Museum (1316 Hart Hall – First Floor of Hart Hall, UC Davis)
gormanmuseum.ucdavis.edu
Artists from the San Francisco-based Indigenous Arts Coalition present new works by urban Indigenous artists crossing the threshold of de-colonization, reclamation, and reconstruction and how this has effected the understanding and perception of ‘Indigenous’. Artists included are Rye Purvis, Richard Castaneda, Nizhoni Ellenwood, Spencer Keeton Cunningham, Avanna Lawson, Paris Leighton […]