Calendar 2014-12-08T10:35:46+00:00

Summer Season of New Exhibitions at the Manetti Shrem Museum @ Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art
Jun 30 – Sep 2 all-day
12:00 am
Manetti Shrem Museum’s Summer Season Features Northern California Debut Artists Susan Swartz & Andrea Chung Exhibitions on view June 30th through September 2nd, 2018 Public Opening Celebration featuring a conversation with exhibiting artists Susan Swartz and Andrea Chung, Sunday, July 15, 2-4 p.m. Manetti Shrem Museum. The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at the University of California, Davis, launches its summer season on June 30th with two exhibitions highlighting the university’s distinctive legacy of nurturing and exhibiting innovative contemporary art. Breaking Away: 2006-2018, Susan Swartz’s museum debut on the west coast, features new work straight from the artist’s studio. You broke the ocean in half to be here, San Diego artist Andrea Chung’s first traveling museum exhibition, highlights her inventive use of collage, printmaking, and photography to explore legacies of colonialism and migration. Breaking Away: 2006-2018, curated by Museum Founding Director Rachel Teagle, showcases Swartz’s development of a painterly style that results in lush surfaces sculpted from the subtle accretion of color. The exhibition is comprised of a survey of recent work that demonstrates a breakthrough for the artist—centered around a newfound synthesis and complexity in her approach to abstracting the natural landscape. “Swartz’s painting is as personal as her journey. A lifelong painter, she began focused work in the studio only after raising her family” notes Teagle. “Her work has progressed rapidly and this exhibition follows a series of solo exhibitions in major US and European art museums.” Andrea Chung’s practice finds unexpected intersections between materials, processes, and places that often investigate the histories of Caribbean island nations. You broke the ocean in half to be here, organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, includes collages, prints, videos,[...]
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm
10:00 am
The Artery at 207 G Street in Davis presents red-hot savings for the “dog days of summer.”  Our artists have filled the gallery with drastically reduced treasures and will add new inventory throughout the month. Your favorite artist just might have something at just the right price. There may be experimental gems or pieces from an artist’s previous style.  Look for surprising bargains.  The Artery is a Davis destination. We could be an interesting stop for your summer houseguests.  Step out of summer’s heat and see our cool creations. The Artery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday   Sunday: noon to 5 p.m.   Friday evening until 9 p.m.
Aug 15 – Aug 26 all-day
12:00 am
Join The Wardrobe for our Reinvention Sale. It is a progressive sale where the deals just get hotter! We invite you to join us on our last weekend the 25-26th of this month.
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Each month, the Davis Downtown Business Associationhosts a brown-bag lunch discussion with special guest from our community. This lunchtime forum gives downtown business owners and community members to meet people connected to our community and discuss issues that affect the success of Downtown Davis and Davis in general. The DDBA brown-bag event is held the fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:00pm at the River City Bank conference room, 239 E Street, Downtown Davis.
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 am
 
Joshua Wisterman Jazz Trio @ The Melon Ball at Watermelon Music
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm
Joshua Wisterman Jazz Trio @ The Melon Ball at Watermelon Music | Davis | California | United States
8:00 pm
All original music with local jazz trio: Joshua Wisterman, Alex Reiff, and Gabe Carpenter! Tickets available online at watermelonmusic.com, in the store, or at the door. Show starts at 8pm, doors open at 7:30.
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Paint N' Sip Class @ Bistro 33 | Davis | California | United States
12:00 pm
JOIN US FOR STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO PAINT. TODAYS PAINTING WILL BE THE SUMMER FLOWERS. MIMOSAS, WINE, BEER, COCKTAILS AND FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE BAR FOR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE.
Discover the Flyway Docent Training @ Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Headquarters Demonstration Wetlands
Sep 4 @ 8:30 am – Sep 14 @ 12:30 pm
Discover the Flyway Docent Training @ Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Headquarters Demonstration Wetlands
8:30 am
If you have an enthusiasm for working with students and a desire to learn more about local wetlands, then we’d love to have you as a docent with Discover the Flyway! Yolo Basin Foundation’s Discover the Flyway school field trip program serves about 4,000 K-12 students a year by providing meaningful outdoor experiences that give students an appreciation for wetlands and wildlife of the Central Valley. Docents lead learning stations, help develop program tools and team up with staff for afternoon tours in the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area. Docent training covers each of the learning stations and docents are asked to commit to lead or shadow a minimum of three times a month. These volunteer opportunities are on weekdays from about 8 to 11:30 a.m. for learning stations and 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Wildlife Area tours. Training dates: September 4, 6, 10, 12, & 14 Each day from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. New docents are expected to attend all five sessions. To sign up, please fill out our quick volunteer application at yolobasin.org/volunteer-for-ybf/ and register for the training dates. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Chelsea at (530) 757-3780 or chopkins@yolobasin.org. For more information about the Discover the Flyway school field trip program, visit yolobasin.org/education or contact Heidi at (530) 758-1018 or hsatter@yolobasin.org.
Davis Downtown Marketing Committee Meeting
9:00 am
Join us on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss marketing activities for downtown Davis. Meeting is open to all interested. Meetings are typically held at the Hunt Boyer Mansion, 604 2nd St, downtown Davis. 10am to 11am. Meeting locations and times are subject to change.
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations | Davis | California | United States
5:00 pm
A monthly evening of open galleries and artists’ receptions at businesses, galleries and other art-friendly locations in Downtown Davis and beyond. Events occur year-round, are free and open to the public. Many venues include receptions, refreshments and opportunities to meet artists. Each venue has their own specific times. See the monthly 2nd Friday ArtAbout Guide and Map for specifics (available at the Pence Gallery and online at davisdowntown.com/2nd-friday-artabout during the week of the ArtAbout).
Slackers in Paradise - Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar with Ken Emerson and Kimo West @ The Melon Ball at Watermelon Music | Davis | California | United States
8:00 pm
Grammy award winning Hawaiian slack-key guitarists Ken Emerson and Jim “Kimo” West will perform live at The Melon Ball! They strive for freshness and spontaneity in their duet shows in keeping with the true Hawaiian “kanikapila” style. Their shows often feature world-class hula dancers and special guests. Their diverse musical influences venture beyond the islands toward the land of blues, ragtime and jazz. Both Ken and Kimo have a number of Grammy, recording and touring credits. Ken was composer/guitarist on Hawaii’s first Grammy-winning album “Slack Key Guitar Vol 2” and also featured guitarist on “Morph The Cat” by Donald Fagen (Steely Dan). Tickets available at watermelonmusic.com, in the store, or at the door. Show starts at 8pm, doors open at 7:30.
Boca Do Rio Live! @ The Melon Ball at Watermelon Music
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
Boca Do Rio Live! @ The Melon Ball at Watermelon Music | Davis | California | United States
8:00 pm
San Francisco band Boca do Rio takes its name from the Portuguese “mouth of the river” – the place where myriad streams and sources converge into one powerful, flowing, physical energy. Boca do Rio exists to share and celebrate music and everything that it brings to our lives through the cross-pollination of the Americas. It’s the water that flows from mountains to oceans, from inside to out. It’s the earth beneath our feet, the soil beneath the concrete, the minerals from the stars that grace each of our cells. Tickets available at watermelonmusic.com, in the store, or at the door.
Mac Down Davis @ Davis Community Church Fellowship Hall
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Vegan Outreach is proud to present Mac Down Davis! This event will take place at Davis Community Church on Sunday, September 23rd, from 1-3pm. Come try several different kinds of vegan mac n’ cheese—made by talented, local chefs. Attendees will vote to determine which chef made the best mac! Get your tickets in advance! Free entry for children 3 years and younger. If you’re interested in entering your own vegan mac & cheese dish, please read and submit an application: https://goo.gl/forms/OF8WQBI4hdrC5zO83 If you or your organization is interested in being a volunteer, vendor or sponsor contact JackieV@VeganOutreach.org 209.423.7533
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Each month, the Davis Downtown Business Associationhosts a brown-bag lunch discussion with special guest from our community. This lunchtime forum gives downtown business owners and community members to meet people connected to our community and discuss issues that affect the success of Downtown Davis and Davis in general. The DDBA brown-bag event is held the fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:00pm at the River City Bank conference room, 239 E Street, Downtown Davis.
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 am
 
Davis Downtown Marketing Committee Meeting
9:00 am
Join us on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss marketing activities for downtown Davis. Meeting is open to all interested. Meetings are typically held at the Hunt Boyer Mansion, 604 2nd St, downtown Davis. 10am to 11am. Meeting locations and times are subject to change.
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations | Davis | California | United States
5:00 pm
A monthly evening of open galleries and artists’ receptions at businesses, galleries and other art-friendly locations in Downtown Davis and beyond. Events occur year-round, are free and open to the public. Many venues include receptions, refreshments and opportunities to meet artists. Each venue has their own specific times. See the monthly 2nd Friday ArtAbout Guide and Map for specifics (available at the Pence Gallery and online at davisdowntown.com/2nd-friday-artabout during the week of the ArtAbout).
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Each month, the Davis Downtown Business Associationhosts a brown-bag lunch discussion with special guest from our community. This lunchtime forum gives downtown business owners and community members to meet people connected to our community and discuss issues that affect the success of Downtown Davis and Davis in general. The DDBA brown-bag event is held the fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:00pm at the River City Bank conference room, 239 E Street, Downtown Davis.
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 am
 
Davis Downtown Marketing Committee Meeting
9:00 am
Join us on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss marketing activities for downtown Davis. Meeting is open to all interested. Meetings are typically held at the Hunt Boyer Mansion, 604 2nd St, downtown Davis. 10am to 11am. Meeting locations and times are subject to change.
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations | Davis | California | United States
5:00 pm
A monthly evening of open galleries and artists’ receptions at businesses, galleries and other art-friendly locations in Downtown Davis and beyond. Events occur year-round, are free and open to the public. Many venues include receptions, refreshments and opportunities to meet artists. Each venue has their own specific times. See the monthly 2nd Friday ArtAbout Guide and Map for specifics (available at the Pence Gallery and online at davisdowntown.com/2nd-friday-artabout during the week of the ArtAbout).
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 am
 
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Each month, the Davis Downtown Business Associationhosts a brown-bag lunch discussion with special guest from our community. This lunchtime forum gives downtown business owners and community members to meet people connected to our community and discuss issues that affect the success of Downtown Davis and Davis in general. The DDBA brown-bag event is held the fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:00pm at the River City Bank conference room, 239 E Street, Downtown Davis.
Davis Downtown Marketing Committee Meeting
9:00 am
Join us on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss marketing activities for downtown Davis. Meeting is open to all interested. Meetings are typically held at the Hunt Boyer Mansion, 604 2nd St, downtown Davis. 10am to 11am. Meeting locations and times are subject to change.
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations | Davis | California | United States
5:00 pm
A monthly evening of open galleries and artists’ receptions at businesses, galleries and other art-friendly locations in Downtown Davis and beyond. Events occur year-round, are free and open to the public. Many venues include receptions, refreshments and opportunities to meet artists. Each venue has their own specific times. See the monthly 2nd Friday ArtAbout Guide and Map for specifics (available at the Pence Gallery and online at davisdowntown.com/2nd-friday-artabout during the week of the ArtAbout).
Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Each month, the Davis Downtown Business Associationhosts a brown-bag lunch discussion with special guest from our community. This lunchtime forum gives downtown business owners and community members to meet people connected to our community and discuss issues that affect the success of Downtown Davis and Davis in general. The DDBA brown-bag event is held the fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:00pm at the River City Bank conference room, 239 E Street, Downtown Davis.
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 am
 
Davis Downtown Marketing Committee Meeting
9:00 am
Join us on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss marketing activities for downtown Davis. Meeting is open to all interested. Meetings are typically held at the Hunt Boyer Mansion, 604 2nd St, downtown Davis. 10am to 11am. Meeting locations and times are subject to change.
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Each month, the Davis Downtown Business Associationhosts a brown-bag lunch discussion with special guest from our community. This lunchtime forum gives downtown business owners and community members to meet people connected to our community and discuss issues that affect the success of Downtown Davis and Davis in general. The DDBA brown-bag event is held the fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:00pm at the River City Bank conference room, 239 E Street, Downtown Davis.
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 am