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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Thirsty Thursday
Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St., Davis CA

Scrub Love Crew plays hip-hop, soul & R&B. $3-$5 drink specials.

9:00 pm - 11:30 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, February 21, 2020

Bark! Group Art Exhibiton
John Natsoulas Center for the Arts, 521 1st St., Davis CA

Extended hours every Friday night.

11:00 am - 9:00 pm
0.00
Climate Strike Davis
City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd., Davis CA

Join Climate Activists of all ages to demand action on climate emergency now. Bring art, homemade signs & instruments. Chat, connect & make friends as we work to protect our plants, animals & youth. Meet in front of City Hall @ 5th & B.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
Folk Music Jam Session
Wyatt Deck, UC Davis Arboretum, Davis CA

Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally during this acoustic jam session.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
Pizza Night
Upper Crust Baking Co., 634 G St., Davis CA

Artisan pizza cooked in a hearthstone oven. Pre-orders open the Monday prior.

 

 

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Celebration & Welcoming Reception
The Avid Reader, 617 2nd St., Davis CA

The Avid Reader is under new ownership! Celebrate the 33-years of Avid Reader, wish Alzada Knickerbocker well on her next endeavor & meet its new owners. Welcome the store’s next chapter! Please see feature story in our print edition this month.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Natalie Cortez Band Live
Parkside Bar, 330 G St., Davis CA

Natalie Cortez Live band playing Rock & Roll music.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Led Kaapana & Fran Guidry
Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St., Winters CA

Fran & Led deliver fingerstyle duets with the two guitars dancing around each other in spontaneous harmony, playing in the moment & from the heart. It’s a sweet & relaxing sound that brings you the true feeling of Hawaiian slack key guitar, kanikapila style. 7p Doors. $22 adv/$26.

7:30 pm
$22/$26
Busy Lighthouse
Armadillo Music, 207 F St., Davis CA

Rock band from the East Bay, with Jesús Rico (Vocals/Guitar), Isaiah Selva (Bass Guitar/Vocals), Gerardo Gonzalez (Guitar/Keys) & Josh Zucker (Drums/Vocals). The band’s different styles of genres range from alternative, hard rock, grunge, punk, experimental & indie. Inspirations & influences within the group range from Pearl Jam, Nirvana, The Strokes, Foo Fighters, The Beatles, System Of A Down, Iron Maiden, The Scorpions, Muse, The Who, Radiohead & many more. All ages.

 

 

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

DJs Todd Shima & Rockwell spin all vinyl: funk, boogie, house, disco.

9:00 pm - 11:30 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!

10:00 pm
Free

Saturday, February 22, 2020

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
California Duck Days
Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, 45211 County Rd. 32B, Davis CA

Northern California’s wetlands & wildlife festival, featuring a wide variety of field trips, workshops & activities for people of all ages. See yolobasin.org for details & to sign up for field trips.

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$20/car
Erasing Family
Varsity Theatre, 616 2nd St., Davis CA

Director, Ginger Gentile reveals the trauma experienced by children when they are forced to pick sides which results in having a loving, fit parent erased from their lives. Reservation required. Discussion follows.

 

10:00 am
Free
Erasing Family Documentary
Varsity Theatre, 616 2nd St., Davis CA

Attend an exclusive, invitation only screening of the new documentary film “ERASING FAMILY”.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
John Brantingham writer workshop
Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., Davis CA

Refine your writing skills, learn the ropes of publishing, and get your work out into the world. Taught by John Brantingham, Poet Laureate of Sequoia National Park. $65-$75.

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$65-$75
Volunteer Gardening Session
Central Park Gardens, B St. between 3rd & 4th Sts., Davis CA

Biweekly gardening session. Tasks may include pruning, weeding, mulching, watering, raking, or planting. Gloves, tools, and gardening guidance will be provided. Release form required. Registration for this session will be via the UC Davis Weekend of Service website.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
The Wizard of Oz
Ann E. Pitzer Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

The 1939 award-winning film (Best Score & Best Song Academy Awards) is a perennial favorite that has been meticulously restored. The Pitzer Center provides comfortable seating & great sound for this Technicolor classic. $10-$12.

2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
$10-$12
Petrichor with Beach Fossils
Mondavi Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Petrichor is a pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of warm, dry weather. The Brooklyn-based band Beach Fossils will be preforming their distinct, orchestral pop.

6:00 pm
$27/tba
Frank Barter
Armadillo Music, 207 F St., Davis CA

Rock ‘n’ roll artist Frank Barter often compared to distinctive singer-songwriters like Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger & Jackson Browne in reviews & by listeners. For fans of: Americana, alternative, country rock. All ages.

 

 

8:00 pm
Free
Mardi Gras Mambofest
Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St., Winters CA

Rhythmtown-Jive & The K-Girls (Keta Bill, Kathy Kennedy and Katie Guthorn of Big Bang Beat) will play a musical gumbo of New Orleans R&B, Funk, Brass Band & Zydeco tunes for your dancing pleasure! 7:30p doors. $20 adv/$24.

8:00 pm
$20/$24
Terminally Chill
Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St., Davis CA

Vaporwave/Future Funk party with DJ phantacat.

9:00 pm - 11:59 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, February 23, 2020

Davis Stampede
Playfields Park, 2500 Research Park Dr., Davis CA

In its 38th year: 5K, 10K & Half Marathon routes. Courses are mostly flat & take runners and walkers through east & south Davis’s greenbelts & neighborhood streets. Free kids fun runs (1/4- & 1/2-mile) are offered for children ages 12 & under, starting at 10:30a.

12:00 am
$34/$55/Free
Village Dance
Village Homes Community Ctr., 2661 Portage Bay East, Davis CA

An ecstatic dance inspired, family friendly, daytime dance party with a bumping sound system & a live DJ. Every last Sunday of the month.

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free / Don
Native Californian Elderberry Flute-making Workshop
Environmental Horticulture Bldg., UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Learn how to make and play an elderberry flute with East Bay Regional Parks docent Antonio Flores, All materials will be supplied. Bring a sharpened pocket knife if possible.

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free
Family Movie
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

Watch a family-friendly movie rated G or PG and enjoy free popcorn. Last Sunday of every month. Call the library for the title at 530-757-5596.

2:00 pm
Free
Healing Circle of Song
Odd Fellows Hall, 415 2nd St., Davis CA

Gentle songs of caring and hope, comfort and healing, antidotes to pain and anxiety. Sponsored by Davis Threshold Singers and Davis Odd Fellows.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free
Year-Round Kitchen Gardening
Yolo County Library, Davis Branch, 315 E. 14th St., Davis CA

Stock your kitchen with home-grown fruit, vegetables and more! This class covers winter planting and care of edible flowers, fruit trees, herbs and vegetables. Meet in the Children’s Area Conference Room.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Robert Arneson’s “Black Pictures”
Manetti Shrem Museum, 254 Old Davis Rd., Davis CA

Visiting Museum Researcher, Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw studies issues of race, gender, sexuality and class in the art of the U.S., Latin America & the Caribbean. Her talk examines a controversial group of art works made by Arneson toward the end of his career.

2:30 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, February 24, 2020

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

Acoustic open mic with featured act. Music, poetry, spoken word, dance. Sign up 6:45. Sign-up performances (5 mins max each) 7-8:15. Featured act 8:30-9. Featured Act: Pam & Josh.

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, February 25, 2020

DJUSD Parent Engagement Night
Davis High School, 1602 Oak Ave., Davis CA

Learn more about the student experience & what is happening in Davis Joint Unified. Keynote speakers & workshops to share details about the launch of new Career Technical Education pathways at senior high schools, the DJUSD Bond Program improvements, online safety & digital citizenship & more! Appetizers & childcare & interpretation services available. All community members are welcome in the All Student Center. RSVP.

6:00 pm - 8:00 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, February 26, 2020

Free Pool
Parkside Bar, 330 G St., Davis CA

Free Pool every Wednesday starting @ 3:30pm.

3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Rosie Kay's 5 Soldiers
Mondavi Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

With Kay’s trademark intense physical and athletic dance theatre, 5 Soldiers explores how the human body remains essential to war, even in the 21st century. General Admission seating, Vanderhoef Studio Theatre. $10-$55.

7:00 pm
$10-$55

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Splinter Reeds
Ann E. Pitzer Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

Splinter Reeds is the West Coast’s first reed quintet, comprising five innovative musicians with a shared passion for new music. Progrma TBA. Sponsored through InterMusic SF.

 

12:05 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
Jonathan Calm
Manetti Shrem Museum, 254 Old Davis Rd., Davis CA

Visual artist Jonathan Calm speaks on photography & video, as well as the relationship between photography & urban architecture, & the powerful role of images in the way architectural constructs shape the lives of individuals & communities.

 

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free
Pool Tournament
Parkside Bar, 330 G St., Davis CA

Weekly Pool Tournament. Warmups start at 5:30pm. Double Elimination.

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Malaki MALAKI with guests.
Armadillo Music, 207 F St., Davis CA

Hip-hop artist M A L A K I with special guests: Shellshock & Sophiahaz3. Dj will be gloomy.44. All ages.

 

 

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

Trivia + Comedy + Game Show = A Real Good Time. Every Thursday.

7:00 pm
Free
Peter & The Starcatcher
Wright Hall, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

The magical play upends the story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels: From marauding pirates & jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades & unlikely heroes. $18.50 Gen; $17 fac/staff; $12 student/sen.

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$18.50/$17/$12
Téada
Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St., Winters CA

Irish Music Magazine describes the band as “at the cutting edge of the next generation of Irish musicians…with a fierce familiarity with the old ways.” 7:00p doors. $22 adv/$26.

7:30 pm
$22/$26
Rosie Kay's 5 Soldiers
Mondavi Center, UC Davis Campus, Davis CA

With Kay’s trademark intense physical and athletic dance theatre, 5 Soldiers explores how the human body remains essential to war, even in the 21st century. General Admission seating, Vanderhoef Studio Theatre. $10-$55.

8:00 pm
$10-$55
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, February 28, 2020

Bark! Group Art Exhibiton
John Natsoulas Center for the Arts, 521 1st St., Davis CA

Extended hours every Friday night.

11:00 am - 9:00 pm
0.00
Climate Strike Davis
City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd., Davis CA

Join Climate Activists of all ages to demand action on climate emergency now. Bring art, homemade signs & instruments. Chat, connect & make friends as we work to protect our plants, animals & youth. Meet in front of City Hall @ 5th & B.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
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