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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Patio Class: Tree Trimming
Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St., Davis CA

Learn to trim your tree with with common household ingredients like popcorn and cranberries, citrus peels and cinnamon sticks. Parental supervision required for people aged 14 and under.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free
Ugly Sweater Party
Sudwerk Dock Store, 2001 2nd St., Davis CA

Show off your ugliest holiday sweater, help them decorate their tree with ornament making, and enjoy holiday music with some cold brews!

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Wine'd Down Thursday
Sundstrom Hill Winery, 2744 Del Rio Pl., Ste. 130., Davis CA

An Irish holiday celebration with live music by Shovel’n Blarney. Drink and be merry. All ages.

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
No Brain Drain Trivia
Super Owl Brewing, 1260 Lake Blvd., Suite 121, Davis CA

Please your taste buds, exercise your brains, and have fun. Trivia with *Preacher* every Thursday.

7:00 pm
Free
Trivia: Anime
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, December 14, 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
ArtAbout
Downtown Davis, Various Locations, Davis CA

A monthly evening of art viewing & artists’ receptions at galleries & businesses in Davis. Explore downtown with this self-guided artwalk, which includes refreshments, opportunities to meet artists, live music & art demos. Turn to the back page of The Dirt for your official ArtAbout guide. Every 2nd Friday.

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Artist Reception: Myanmar Fall 2017
International House, 10 College Pk., Davis CA

Opening reception for local photographer, Tom Eaton, whose vibrant, dynamic photographs capture life in modern Myanmar.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
The Brothers Reed
Sudwerk Dock Store, 2001 2nd St., Davis CA

A sibling acoustic duo from Southern Oregon, soothing your soul with songs that are familiar yet original.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
The Cousins
Armadillo Music, 207 F St., Davis CA

For the 2nd Friday ArtAbout, KDRT 95.7FM broadcasts live from Armadillo featuring The Cousins, two family members from Sac that cover well known songs creating a fun evening with familiar and sing along music.

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Friday Night Kirtan
Davis Holistic Center, 1403 5th St Ste B, Davis CA

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

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
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, December 15, 2018

Breakfast w/Santa
Odd Fellows Hall, 415 2nd St., Davis CA

Includes delicious pancakes & sausages, a goodie bag for each child, and an opportunity to take a photo with Santa. No tix sold at the door! Get your tix early at Avid Reader Active or Common Grounds.

8:00 am
$11
Davis Farmers Market
Central Park, 301 C St., Davis CA

Support your local farmers. Seasonal produce, baked goods, hot food-to-go & more. Free basket and wrapping with the purchase of three market items each Saturday in Dec. Holiday music and carolers too. Sat 8a-1p, Wed 3p-6p.

8:00 am - 1:00 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
Model Train Display
U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 303 3rd St., Davis CA

Bike and train lovers get a double dose with the Davis Holiday Express model train display. Saturdays through 1/4, $5 gen/$3 sr & st/free under 12.

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free-$5
Greybar + Damaged Things
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, December 16, 2018

Davis Craft & Vintage Fair
Central Park, 301 C St., Davis CA

Free community event with live music and creative people! Under the farmer’s market pavilion there are upcyclers, vintage vendors, artists and crafters selling their creations and treasures! Family friendly and dogs in leash welcome.

11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free
Books Beyond Borders
International House, 10 College Pk., Davis CA

International Book Club. Part 2 of the discussion of Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar’s The Map of Salt and Stars, which delves into the cultural context of the book.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Boston Brass
Mondavi Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

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

2:00 pm
$12.50+
Fire and Rain Reading
Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., Davis CA

Join anthology readers Joshua McKinney, Susan Kelly-DeWitt, Stephen Meadows and J.C. Olander as they dive into excerpts from Fire & Rain: Ecopoetry of California.

2:00 pm - 3:00 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, December 17, 2018

Open Source Show & Tell
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

We’re highlighting open-source tricks and tips! Bring something to show or tell for five minutes; a program you like, a project or a story. Everyone welcome in the Conference Room, to partake or watch!

7:00 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, December 18, 2018

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, December 19, 2018

Bingo
Davis Senior Ctr, 646 A St., Davis CA

Hosted by the Davis Sunset Rotary Club.

12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$2.50
Davis Farmers Market
Central Park, 301 C St., Davis CA

Support your local farmers. Seasonal produce, baked goods, hot food-to-go & more. Sat 8a-1p, Wed 3p-6p.

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free
Woodstock's Speaks
Woodstock’s Pizza, 219 G St., Davis CA

Open mic/poetry/monologue every Wed.

9:00 pm
Free

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Patio Class: Warming Winter Drinks
Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St., Davis CA

Whether you choose creamy hot cocoa or soothing herbal teas, there is nothing better on a cold day then a mug full of something warm. Join us on the patio to learn some of our favorites and how to play with the flavors to make them your own. Bring your own mug for an even more cozy experience!Parental supervision required for people aged 14 and under.

5:00 pm - 6:00 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
Home For The Holidays Show
Veterans Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St., Davis CA
15th annual benefit for the Davis Schools Arts Foundation. A collection of the regions greatest talent, all in one show. Tix at Armadillo and Watermelon. Info at www.billyfairfield.com or 530-758-2455.
7:00 pm
$20
No Brain Drain Trivia
Super Owl Brewing, 1260 Lake Blvd., Suite 121, Davis CA

Please your taste buds, exercise your brains, and have fun. Trivia with *Preacher* every Thursday.

7:00 pm
Free
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: Holiday
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, December 21, 2018

Anime After Hours
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

Watch three episodes of the anime of your choice. Free pizza and popcorn while supplies last. Ages 13-18 only.

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Corduroy
Armadillo Music, 207 F St., Davis CA

A pop-rock 5 piece band out of the Bay Area coming to share what they’ve been working on as a new, up and coming rock band!

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
International Film: Loving Vincent
International House, 10 College Pk., Davis CA

The world’s first feature-length, oil-painted animation, Loving Vincent was created by copying 120 of Vincent van Gogh’s paintings, bringing their subjects to life. Rated PG-13. Free, but donations welcomed. Refreshments at 7:30p; film at 8p.

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Free
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, December 22, 2018

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

Support your local farmers. Seasonal produce, baked goods, hot food-to-go & more. Free basket and wrapping with the purchase of three market items each Saturday in Dec. Holiday music and carolers too. Sat 8a-1p, Wed 3p-6p.

8:00 am - 1:00 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
Model Train Display
U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 303 3rd St., Davis CA

Bike and train lovers get a double dose with the Davis Holiday Express model train display. Saturdays through 1/4, $5 gen/$3 sr & st/free under 12.

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free-$5
Davis Chorale Sing-Along Messiah Weekend
Veterans Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St., Davis CA

The Davis Chorale hosts an afternoon of vocal workshops on 12/22, then on 12/23 leads a sing-along concert: the first part of Handel’s “Messiah” plus the “Hallelujah” chorus, accompanied by live orchestra and select soloists. Workshops and rehearsal are open to all interested singers at no charge. Davis Chorale Artistic Director Alison Skinner leads the workshops and directs the concert. On Sunday afternoon, the orchestra rehearses, possibly with singers added at some point, then all perform the sing-along concert at 4p.

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free
The Macks & Novacane
Armadillo Music, 207 F St., Davis CA

Two talented bands from Oregon make their way down the coast, both providing a fresh take on rock and roll and complimenting each other to please audiences of all kinds.

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Friday Night Kirtan
Davis Holistic Center, 1403 5th St Ste B, Davis CA

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

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Local Live Music
Woodstock’s Pizza, 219 G St., Davis CA

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

10:00 pm
Free

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Davis Chorale Sing-Along Messiah Weekend
Veterans Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St., Davis CA

The Davis Chorale hosts an afternoon of vocal workshops on 12/22, then on 12/23 leads a sing-along concert: the first part of Handel’s “Messiah” plus the “Hallelujah” chorus, accompanied by live orchestra and select soloists. Workshops and rehearsal are open to all interested singers at no charge. Davis Chorale Artistic Director Alison Skinner leads the workshops and directs the concert. On Sunday afternoon, the orchestra rehearses, possibly with singers added at some point, then all perform the sing-along concert at 4p.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free
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