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Art: Art Show, Painting
Elaine Bowers: Aerial Landscape Watercolors
Crepeville in Davis will feature watercolor artist Elaine Bowers from April 7 through May 31. The show features aerial landscape views of the Sacramento Delta and farmlands. Meet the artist at her closing reception on May 31 from 5-8 pm.
Crepeville
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 7am-11pm
Art: Art Show, Painting
Elaine Bowers: Aerial Landscapes
Artist Elaine Bowers will be showing her aerial watercolors of the Sacramento Delta and farmlands. She'll be at the closing reception on May 31 from 5-8 pm.
Crepeville
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 7am-11pm
Art: Conference, Art Show, Art Talk, Ceramics/Pottery, Sculpture
California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts 2017
CCACA 2017 brings a three-day ceramic sculpture event to Davis. In an intimate setting, you can interact with top ceramic artists. The lineup includes Eva Kwong, Lisa Clague, Bar Shacterman, Kenjiro Kitade, John Balistreri and Dirk Staschke. There will be ...
John Natsoulas Center for the Arts
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 9am-10pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Class/Workshop
CCACA Ceramic Art Conference
Experience a diverse assortment of ceramic art in one central location. For three days, downtown Davis becomes a mecca of over 50 exhibitions within a four-block radius, with an educational conference with lectures, workshops and demonstrations. The annual...
John Natsoulas Center for the Arts
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 9am-9pm
Art: Art Show, Ceramics/Pottery, Gallery
28th Annual California Clay Competition Exhibit
Once again, The Artery will host clay artists from all over the Golden State in this yearly juried event. The winners will be announced at the opening reception, April 28 from 7-9 pm.
The Artery
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-6pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/1/17 - Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-6pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 10am-9pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Gallery
31st Annual 30 Ceramic Sculptors Exhibition
The John Natsoulas Center for the Arts will hold its 31st annual gallery-wide “30 Ceramics Sculptors” exhibition in concurrence with the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts. Since its inception over three decades ago, “30 Ceramic Scul...
John Natsoulas Center for the Arts
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 - Sat 5/13/17 at 11am-9pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, For the Family, Community Event, Running, Walking, Children's Arts/Crafts
Autism Awareness Association 5k/1k Fun Run
The Autism Awareness Association Fun Run provides a positive environment for all community members to support one another and enjoy time together, regardless of physical and developmental differences. This event also supports the Team Davis, which is our l...
University of California, Davis (UC Davis)
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 8am-1pm
Art: Art Show, Ceramics/Pottery, Gallery
Clay on Clay
Ceramicists Nancy Selvin, Clayton Bailey and Karl McDade create sculptures that evoke a deep knowledge and citation of ancient ceramic history. From quoting motifs, materials or shapes that resonate with a deep sense of the past, these sculptors are questi...
Pence Gallery
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Thu 5/11/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Fri 5/12/17 at 11:30am till 5pm, 6pm till 9pm
Sat 5/13/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Special Event: Gardening, For the Family, Animals
Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Open Garden
The garden will be staffed with bee and plant experts during this open garden. View the observation beehive, try the garden's “catch and release” bug vacs or take a tour of the garden.
Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 11am-1pm
Art: Art Show, Ceramics/Pottery, Gallery, Painting
Malia Landis
Malia Landis' new work in procelain is part portraiture, part still life. She has created a series of life-size busts of women, adorned by and large with just flowers. Her research into the lei culture of Hawaii, with its symbolism for specific flowers and...
Pence Gallery
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Thu 5/11/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Fri 5/12/17 at 11:30am till 5pm, 6pm till 9pm
Sat 5/13/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Dance: Modern
Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre Spring Concert: 2 1/2 Minutes to Midnight
What do you deem risky? Why are some people seemingly willing to take on risky propositions, while others describe themselves as “risk averse”? This concert explores not only how our willingness to take calculated risks has allowed us, both as individuals ...
Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop & Performing Arts Center
Davis, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Stacy Schiff
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff gives a talk, “In the Archives: Getting a Life.” Her books include "Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov): Portrait of a Marriage," which won a Pulitzer for biography; "Saint-Exupéry: A Biography"; "A Great Improvisati...
University of California, Davis – Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
Davis, CA

Wed 5/3/17 at 4:10pm-6pm
Music: Jazz
Thursday Live: Ross Hammond & F.A.R. Out Trio
This edition of Thursday Live will be a jazz night at the Hall with Ross Hammond and the F.A.R. out Trio. Sacramento’s Hammond is busy as both a leader and sideman, playing four or five nights a week in Northern California, L.A., Seattle and elsewhere on t...
Davis Odd Fellows Lodge
Davis, CA

Thu 5/4/17 at 7:30pm-10pm
Theater: Drama
Art Theater of Davis: The Seagull
The Art Theater of Davis will present its next show, “The Seagull,” outdoors at the Davis Cemetery under a full moon. Performances are planned for 7 p.m. Saturday through Tuesday, May 6-9, at the cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road in Davis. The show is free....
Davis Cemetery District & Arboretum
Davis, CA

Sat 5/6/17 - Tue 5/9/17 at 7pm-10pm
Special Event: Nature, Gardening, Education, For the Family, Green/Environmental, Tour
Rose Days 2017
The California Center for Urban Horticulture at UC Davis, in partnership with Foundation Plant Services, will host the 10th annual Rose Days, an educational weekend filled with roses. Tour the 8-acre rose field on Saturday from 12:30-3:30 pm, buy a rose an...
University of California, Davis – Foundation Plant Services
Davis, CA

Sat 5/6/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 10am-4pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Gardening, Education, Community Event
UCCE Master Gardeners-Yolo County: Backyard Composting and Worm Composting Workshop
UCCE Master Gardeners-Yolo County present this free public workshop on how to compost common garden materials, especially chicken manure. Demonstration will include how to mix an efficient compost heap and how to compost indoors or out using worm bins.
Central Park Gardens
Davis, CA

Sat 5/6/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Gardening, Education, Community Event
UCCE Master Gardeners-Yolo County: Grow Your Own Sweet Potatoes at Home
California is a major producer of commercial sweet potatoes, which can also be a successful crop in the home garden. Get hands-on experience in planting sweet potato "slips" in Grace Garden (located behind Davis United Methodist Church), and learn tips for...
Davis United Methodist Church
Davis, CA

Sat 5/6/17 at 9am-11am
Special Event: Gardening, For the Family
Pence Gallery Garden Tour
Stroll through nine gardens throughout Davis, savoring the beauty of spring and learning more about gardening from Yolo County Master Gardeners. At the Pence, enjoy complimentary homemade refreshments, while bidding on silent auction items.
Pence Gallery
Davis, CA

Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Children, For the Family
Tales, Songs and Dances from India
Children’s International Storytelling Program presents “Tales from India” International House Davis 10 College Park, Davis Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2 – 3 p.m. (doors open at 1:45) Travel to India at the I-House Children’s Storytelling Program where s...
International House Davis
Davis, CA

Sun 5/7/17 at 2pm-3pm
Special Event: Conference, Expo/Trade Show
Ag Innovation Showcase at UC Davis
Larta Institute and the UC Davis World Food Center have partnered to launch the Ag Innovation Showcase, California’s first such event, at the Conference Center at UC Davis on May 8th and 9th. The event is expected to attract an audience of investors, entre...
University of California, Davis – Conference Center
Davis, CA

Mon 5/8/17 at 11:30am-7pm
Tue 5/9/17 at 9:30am-5pm
    

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