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Thursday, August 16, 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
Yolo County Fair
Yolo County Fairgrounds, 1125 East St., Woodland CA

The Yolo County Fair is the largest and oldest free gate fair in California. Agriculture, judging, crafts, rides and kettle corn….it’s a classic agricultural county fair!

12:00 pm - 11:59 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
Summer On The Green
Davis Commons, 500 1st St., Davis CA

Grab a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy free concerts each Thursday. The performers will be: 8/2 The Big Sticky Mess, 8/9 Mondo Deco and Vasas and 8/16 Boca do Rio.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
CreekSpeak: South Fork Preserve
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

Located on Mace Blvd., the South Fork Nature Preserve is the furthest downstream spot that most people will see on Putah Creek. This talk covers the City- and grant-funded improvements currently taking place at the South Fork Nature Preserve. CreekSpeak is Putah Creek Council’s six-month series of community talks about the nature, culture, and history of our region.

8:00 pm
$Donation
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

Friday, August 17, 2018

Yolo County Fair
Yolo County Fairgrounds, 1125 East St., Woodland CA

The Yolo County Fair is the largest and oldest free gate fair in California. Agriculture, judging, crafts, rides and kettle corn….it’s a classic agricultural county fair!

12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Free
UC Davis Football Family Day
Aggie Stadium, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Bounce houses, player autographs, team room tours, and Q&A sessions with coaches and players. RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2NZ7zEA

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
World Toor Beats
Armadillo Music, 207 F St., Davis CA

International Funk/Electronic based in Sacramento, CA. More info: soundcloud.com/worldtoorbeats. All ages.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
$5 Friday: Chickee Bob
Watermelon Music, 1970 Lake Blvd., Suite 1, Davis CA

It’s $5 shows every third Friday at Watermelon Music! This month we welcome local punk rocker Chickee Bob! Doors open at 7:30p. Tix @ door.

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$5
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, August 18, 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
Yolo County Fair
Yolo County Fairgrounds, 1125 East St., Woodland CA

The Yolo County Fair is the largest and oldest free gate fair in California. Agriculture, judging, crafts, rides and kettle corn….it’s a classic agricultural county fair!

12:00 pm - 11:59 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
Family Science Night
Explorit Science Center, 3141 5th St., Davis CA

Enjoy a night of hands-on family science fun. A special night of summer science activities to enjoy with the kids. $7 gen /$5 members.

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$7/$5
Tom Brosseau
Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St., Davis CA

A special Davis treat, right there on the intimate patio. Donald Beaman opens. 21+.

9:30 pm
Price: TBA
The Big Poppies
Woodstock’s Pizza, 219 G St., Davis CA

Local Rock & Rollers will be sure to get you on the right vibe. Good tunes by good dudes.

10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Free

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Yolo County Fair
Yolo County Fairgrounds, 1125 East St., Woodland CA

The Yolo County Fair is the largest and oldest free gate fair in California. Agriculture, judging, crafts, rides and kettle corn….it’s a classic agricultural county fair!

12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Free
Fire & Ice: Extreme CA Insects
Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis Campus, 1124 Academic Surge, Davis CA

This event focuses on insects from the blazing hot deserts to the cold mountains in CA. Come and explore. All ages.

1:00 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
German Film Fest
International House, 10 College Pk., Davis CA

German language films with English subtitles. Movies selected for a wide audience by I-House’s German Language and Culture instructor, Paul Grant. Matinee movies suitable for children and adults. 8/5 @ 3p Kleine Ziege Sturer Bock (Little Vixen Stubborn Goat); 8/5 @ 7p Willkommen bei den Hartmanns (Welcome to Germany); 8/12 @ 3p Heidi; 8/12 @ 7p Leanders Letzte Reise (Leander’s Last Journey); 8/19 @ 7p Honig im Kopf (Head full of Honey); 8/26 @ 7p Die Vermessung der Welt (Measuring the World). Donations appreciated.

7:00 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, August 20, 2018

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
Summer Jam-uh!
Central Park, 405 C St., Davis CA

A night of fun music with the Cal Aggie Marching Band-uh! Bring a picnic and enjoy the music.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Kids' Movies
Regal Davis Stadium 5, 420 G St., Davis CA

Summer Movie Express is here! Tues & Wed each week. 8/21 & 8/22 Despicable Me 3 and Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.

10:00 am
$1
Petite Studio: Drop-in Art Play
Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., Davis CA

Adult-accompanied children ages 2-5 years old are invited to the Davis Arts Center to engage in open-ended art play every Tuesday in August from 3p-5p. Register upon arrival.

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$8 per child
Workshop: Make Ahead Salads
Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St., Davis CA

On the patio.

5:00 pm
Free
Punch Brothers
Mondavi Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Says the Washington Post, “With enthusiasm and experimentation, Punch Brothers take bluegrass to its next evolutionary stage, drawing equal inspiration from the brain and the heart.”

7:00 pm
$12.50+
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
Salsa Tuesday
The Graduate, 805 Russell Blvd., Davis CA

With DJ Miguel. Dance lessons at 9:30p w/Cori from the Ballroom of Sacramento. $5 18+/ $3 21+.

9:30 pm
$5/$3
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, August 22, 2018

Kids' Movies
Regal Davis Stadium 5, 420 G St., Davis CA

Summer Movie Express is here! Tues & Wed each week. 8/21 & 8/22 Despicable Me 3 and Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.

10:00 am
$1
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. 8/1 Cold Shot (dance party); 8/8 North Country Blue (bluegrass); 8/15 Que Bossa (Samba); 8/22 Crazy Chester (’60s and ’70s rock); 8/29 Guitar Mac & His Blues Express (blues). Closes at sunset.

4:30 pm
Free

Thursday, August 23, 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
Bingo
Davis Senior Ctr, 646 A St., Davis CA

Hosted by the Davis Sunset Rotary Club.

12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$2.50
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

Friday, August 24, 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
MelloSmoove Band
Armadillo Music, 207 F St., Davis CA

A Sacramento band that performs unique renditions of everything from Pop, R&B and Rock hits of today to yesterdays Jazz and Soul classics. More info: www.facebook.com/MelloSmooveBand All ages.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Author Event: Reckless But Lucky
The Avid Reader, 617 2nd St., Davis CA

Doctor Ed Dawkins is a surgeon, writer, philosopher, and poet. His life and memoir reflects his diversity of training and experience, revealing an adventurous and honest life combined with many hard to believe personal events.

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Bike Party Davis
Ken’s Bike, Ski, Board, 650 G St., Davis CA

Get stoked on bumpin’ tunes and a cruise around town. BPD has a only a few rules: Stay to the Right, Stop at Lights, Ride Straight, Don’t Hate, Pack your Trash, Don’t Get Smashed. Things that are nice to have: lights, lock, layers, water, helmet & tools. This is a self supported ride & volunteer lead ride.

8:00 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, August 25, 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
FARM Davis Workday
Farm 2.6, 25450 County Rd. 95, Davis CA

Join in a mid-morning harvest or organically-grown produce. All food is donated to non-profit organizations in Davis! Don’t know how? No worries, they will teach you.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
Artist Reception
John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 1st St., Davis CA

The famed ceramic artist, Louis Marak. This will be the largest exhibition spanning multiple years of work from this acclaimed sculptor. The evening will include wine and live music.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
International Figurative Biennale: Opening Reception
John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 1st St., Davis CA

The exhibition shows how the figure in contemporary painting is handled, spanning from the Middle East to Asia to Europe.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Joshua Wisterman Jazz Trio
Watermelon Music, 1970 Lake Blvd., Suite 1, Davis CA

A local jazz group takes the Melon Ball stage! Doors open at 7:30p.

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$15
Movie in the Park
Central Park, 405 C St., Davis CA

A late-summer tradition presented by Davis Sunset Rotary on the giant blow-up screen. Bring a picnic & a blanket & cozy up under the stars. 8/25 Despicable Me 3, 9/8 Cars 3, 9/15 Coco, 9/22 Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Movie starts at sunset.

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

A grouping of some of our best local and ex-local musicians, back in Davis again. 21+.

9:30 pm
Price: TBA
Boot Juice
Woodstock’s Pizza, 219 G St., Davis CA

Returns to Davis for the first time since they adventured all over Idaho. Get ready to stomp your feet and sing along! Featuring Evan Daily on guitar.

10:00 pm
Free
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