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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Explore Your Bike & Transportation Options
City of Davis, Various Locations, Davis CA

Bike mechanics available to perform free inspections; free helmets; learn how to reduce car use; save money; get fit. A clinic hosted by The Bike Campaign. 10/4 5p-7p @ 1440 Wake Forest. 10/10 5p-7p @ 2323 Shasta Dr. 10/11 2p-4p @ 2225 Glacier Dr. 10/18 5p-7p @ 1100 Olive Dr. 10/31 3p-5p @ 2121 Glacier Dr.

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Astronomy on Tap Davis
Sudwerk Dock Store, 2001 2nd St., Davis CA

Come see short astronomy-related presentations by local scientists, along with astronomy in the news, trivia, and prizes. Free and open to all ages!

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
CreekSpeak: Groundwater & Life
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

Dr. Thomas Harter (UC Davis) presents on groundwater: what it is, how it behaves, and how it affects our daily lives. CreekSpeak talks are free to Putah Creek Council members and open to the public. A $5 donation is requested from those who have not yet joined the Council.

7:00 pm
Free/$5
Poetry In Davis
John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 1st St., Davis CA

The featured reader begins at 8p, followed by an Open Mic segment at 9p. Attendees encouraged to arrive early to secure a table, & to sign up for a spot on the Open Mic list. Hosted by Dr. Andy Jones.

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free
Trivia Night
Woodstock’s Pizza, 219 G St., Davis CA

Get your team of 3-6 to Woodstock’s for great prizes & fun! Every Thursday.

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Free
Salsa Thursdays
The Graduate, 805 Russell Blvd., Davis CA

With DJ Relleo. Dance lessons at 9:30p. Free Before 9p for 21+ that are eating & drinking inside the Grad.

9:30 pm
$6

Friday, October 19, 2018

Folk Music Jam Session
Wyatt Deck, UC Davis Arboretum, Davis CA

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during this acoustic jam session.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
Faculty Recital
Ann E. Pitzer Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Works for oboe and percussion by Liza Lim, Lou Harrison, Du Yun, Elliott Carter, Wendy Reid and Kyle Bruckmann. $24 gen/$12 st & kids.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$24/$12
Author Event: The Golden State
The Avid Reader, 617 2nd St., Davis CA

Gorgeous, raw debut novel about a young woman braving the ups and downs of motherhood in a fractured America. Swing by for a signing/discussion with author Lydia Kiesling and this razor-sharp novel.

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Friday Night Kirtan
Davis Holistic Center, 1403 5th St Ste B, Davis CA

Join every Friday for Kirtan. Relax and enjoy chanting sacred mantras to live music. Uncover your innate wisdom and happiness. Everyone welcome, no experience necessary.

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
International Film: Welcome to Germany
International House, 10 College Pk., Davis CA

(2016, Germany, directed by Simon Verhoeven, 116 min.).

7:30 pm
Free
$5 Friday!
Watermelon Music, 1970 Lake Blvd., Suite 1, Davis CA

Every third Friday is $5 Friday! Come see a local band at a price anyone can afford! This month: Red White Elephant! Tickets sold only at door.

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$5
Hopped Up Comedy
Sudwerk Dock Store, 2001 2nd St., Davis CA

A night of stand up comedy and beer with host James Frey. $20 adv/$25 door. Doors @ 7p.

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$20/$25
Friday Night Alive!
Woodstock’s Pizza, 219 G St., Davis CA

Live band jam session. Bring your own gear and show off what you got! Hosted by Evan Daly.

10:00 pm
Free

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Davis Farmers Market
Central Park, 301 C St., Davis CA

Support your local farmers. Seasonal produce, baked goods, hot food-to-go & more.

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free
Fall Open House
California Raptor Center, 1340 Equine Ln., Davis CA

Educational ambassador birds will be out and ready to meet and greet! This free event includes tours & educational presentations. Free food & beer samples served starting at noon.

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free
Yoga in the Park
Davis Community Park, 1405 F St., Davis CA

Bring a mat, bring some water, and bring a friend. This is an all-levels class and everyone is welcome. Extra yoga mats available. Located near the library.

9:00 am
Free
Creative Women's Circle
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

A monthly gathering open to all women.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
Upstander Carnival
Central Park, 405 C St., Davis CA

This FREE Carnival, for elementary age children will consist of familiar carnival games with the added element of learning what to do when witnessing bullying.

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free
Rock The Vote
Davis Commons, 500 1st St., Davis CA

Davis Live Music Collective is rocking the vote with a day-long concert featuring some of Davis’ favorite bands!

11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Free
Pop-Up Nature Center
South Fork Preserve, 28875 County Rd. 104, Davis CA

What lives in Putah Creek? How soft is an otter’s fur? What do a beaver’s teeth look like up close? Where do kingfishers build their nests? Does the smell of wild licorice tickle your nose? Visit the Pop-Up Nature Center at the South Fork Preserve to learn about the fascinating plant and animal life found at Putah Creek. Volunteer Docents answer questions, introduce you to artifacts, and help uncover surprising secrets as you explore the creek. Continue the adventure by walking the creekside trails at the Preserve.

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free
Author Event: She Made a Monster
The Avid Reader, 617 2nd St., Davis CA

As she drifted off to sleep, she dreamed of a man that was not a man. He was a monster. This story by Lynn Fulton gives readers insight into the tale behind Frankenstein’s Monster!

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free
Davis Origami Group
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

Learn to fold origami. First hour is for beginners.

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free
Caturday
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

Kitty storytime, adoptions and crafts.  Continuous screening of “Keti” a film about Instanbul’s stray cats.

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free
Davis Madrigals Wine Pour
International House, 10 College Pk., Davis CA

This beer & wine pour fundraiser benefits the Madrigals’ trip to Italy. Tickets are $40 adv/$45 door and can be purchased at davismadrigals.com/wine-pour-fund-raiser.html

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$40/$45
Deacon Free
Armadillo Music, 207 F St., Davis CA

Join for live music! ASacramento rock/soul/folk trio featuring original music and tasteful covers, drawing influence from modern and classic artists such as Marvin Gaye, Jim Morrison, and Father John Misty.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Geist: Prelude
The Avid Reader, 617 2nd St., Davis CA

Come and celebrate Fallon O’Neill’s first book signing. An excerpt will be read aloud, followed a Q&A, and a signing. Refreshments will be provided.

7:30 pm
Free
Percussion Showcase
Watermelon Music, 1970 Lake Blvd., Suite 1, Davis CA

The Young Artists Conservatory of Music presents the Second Annual Solano Music Conservatory Percussion Showcase and Benefit Concert. Tickets available at Watermelon Music. Tix: $15 gen/$10 youth.

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$15/$10
We've All Got Skeletons
Sudwerk Dock Store, 2001 2nd St., Davis CA

Bike City Theatre Co. sketch comedy. $15 gen/$10 st, sen, & military.

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10/$15
AJ Hicks
Woodstock’s Pizza, 219 G St., Davis CA

Thanks, Woodstock’s, for providing yet another venue to enjoy live music in Davis! Every Saturday.

10:00 pm
Free

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Oak Discovery Day
Arboretum, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Celebrate all things oak and learn about trees from around the world. Meet @ Shields Oak Grove.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Books Beyond Borders
International House, 10 College Pk., Davis CA

Part 2 of a discussion of Yiyun Li’s memoir, “Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life.” We will focus on the larger cultural context of the book.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Poetry Series
Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., Davis CA

This is a free poetry series, ongoing, 3rd Sunday of every month. Always featuring two established poets. Hosted by Davis poet James Lee Jobe.

2:00 pm
Free
International Folk Dancing
Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., Davis CA

Dancing every Sunday. Instruction, reviews, and requests of beginning to advanced level dances from around the world. First time free. Then payment by punch card.

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free-$7

Monday, October 22, 2018

Performers' Circle
Village Homes Community Ctr., 2661 Portage Bay East, Davis CA

Free monthly mostly-acoustic open mic. Music, poetry, mime, anything goes. Sign-up 6:45p-7:15p. Each acts plays one song, 5 minutes or less. No featured act in October — more time for sign-up performances.

6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Pub Quiz
DeVere’s Irish Pub, 217 E St., Davis CA

The place to be on Monday evening…your Quizmaster, Dr. Andy, hosts a weekly celebration of knowledge, strategy and entertainment. Teams of up to 6 players. Arrive by 6p to secure a table.

7:00 pm
Free

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Company Wang Ramirez
Mondavi Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Please visit Mondavi Center’s website www.mondaviarts.org for details.

7:00 pm
$12.50+
Mike Winfield
Student Community Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Comedian Mike E. Winfield will talk about the craft of comedy writing. Mike has appeared on The Late Show, The Office, Showtime, and Comedy Central. Admission is free and open to the public.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Bingo & Brew
Woodstock’s Pizza, 219 G St., Davis CA

Feed your bingo fever and wash it down with a pint of your choice. Every Tuesday.

8:00 pm
Free
Trivia Night
Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St., Davis CA

Another fun place to show off your smarts.

9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Free

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Davis Farmers Mkt. & Picnic in the Park
Central Park, 301 C St., Davis CA

Bring a picnic blanket and some dancing shoes. Local produce, hot food to go, wine & beer garden, and live music. Closes at sunset. 10/3 Pleasant Valley Boys (bluegrass), 10/10 The Sharks (’60s rock), 10/17 The Regal Beezers (jazz standards), 10/24 The Notorious Shank Brothers (bluegrass).

4:30 pm
Free
Ballet Folklórico de México
Mondavi Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Please visit Mondavi Center’s website www.mondaviarts.org for details.

7:00 pm
$12.50+
Open Mic
Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St., Davis CA

Pull out your rockstar on the Thai Kitchen’s party patio. Sign ups @ 7p.

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Free

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market
Sutter Davis Hospital, 2000 Sutter Pl., Davis CA

Farm-fresh, feel-good food every Thursday May-Oct.

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free
Soo-Yeon Lyuh & Ellen Ruth Rose
Ann E. Pitzer Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Sister instruments from two traditions, Korean fiddle and viola, come together in a number of splendid new works performed by virtuosic proponents of new music.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
Bingo
Davis Senior Ctr, 646 A St., Davis CA

Hosted by the Davis Sunset Rotary Club.

12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$2.50
Beers & Gears
Sudwerk Dock Store, 2001 2nd St., Davis CA

Auto meet-up with live entertainment by Gearhead Record’s DJ Mikki Riff spinning everything from Detroit-style rock n’ roll to new wave power-pop. Every fourth Thursday of the month.

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Savor Soup Season
Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St., Davis CA

Chillier days make us crave warm, comforting soups. Learn how to turn anything you have on hand into a satisfying soup, how to boost flavor, add extra nutrition, and make your own stocks. Parental supervision required for people aged 14 and under. Located on the patio.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free
Wine'd Down Thursday
Sundstrom Hill Winery, 2744 Del Rio Pl., Ste. 130., Davis CA

Live music by local favorites Me & Him. Grab a glass of wine, pull up a stool and unwind. You deserve it!

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Mycology and Fungal Ecology
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

This is the time of year when regional fungi really start to show themselves! Join mycology expert David Rizzo as he talks about his work in the scientific field of fungi and fungal ecology. Learn about how fungi form in their environment and how they interact with it and other organisms, plants and animals around them. Presented by Tuleyome, a Woodland, California non-profit organization.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
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