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Call for Artists! Pence Gallery Emerging Artist Award 2024

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

PENCE GALLERY. Applications are open for the Emerging Artist Award 2024.  This $4000  award supports the creation of new work by emerging artists in California and the opportunity to share that work through an exhibit and an artist talk in January 2025. $25—30

$25 – $30

Alicia Eggert: This Present Moment, 2019–2022

MANETTI SHREM

THRU JUNE 2024. MANETTI SHREM. Eggert uses language & time as her mediums, playing with our experience of time, using the effects of neon signage. Free

Free

Pyro Futures

MANETTI SHREM

JAN 4–JUNE 16. MANETTI SHREM MUSEUM. Engage in collective speculation on the transformative nature of fire & the ways it can change the materiality of California’s landscapes. Through interactive displays & inquiry, visitors can explore the future of fire in the Golden State. Free

Free

Vendor Applications for Curtis Fest 2024

Curtis Park, Sacramento 3349 W Curtis Dr, Sacramento

Are you a Local Maker or Artist? Curtis Fest is an outdoor artisan fair that takes place every summer in Curtis Park. Vendor applications are open now.

$75 – $150

STILL: Racism in America, A Retrospective in Cartoons

Design Museum, UC Davis Room 124, Cruess Hall University of California, Davis

UCD DESIGN MUSEUM. This exhibition explores racism through cartoons, showcasing the work of pioneering father/daughter cartoonists the late Brumsic Brandon, Jr. & Barbara Brandon-Croft who chronicled the nation’s cultural landscape in their comic strips through the lens of racism. 12p–4p. Free

Free

Shiva Ahmadi: Strands of Resilience

MANETTI SHREM

JAN 28-MAY 6. MANETTI SHREM MUSEUM. UCD Professor of Art Shiva Ahmadi uses painting as a form of storytelling, combining luminous colors & mystical beings with violent imagery to draw attention to global issues of migration, war & brutality against marginalized peoples while featuring the female figure. Free

Free

Painting with Fabric and Thread

The Artery 207 G Street, Davis

THE ARTERY. March is fiber month with a vibrant display of creativity. This show displays an amazing artistic range—abstract, realism, florals, landscapes, quilting, embroidery, silk painting. Free

Free
Ongoing

Gina Werfel & Hearne Pardee: Fragments

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

PENCE GALLERY. Fragments highlights recent paintings, collages, and drawings of Gina Werfel and Hearne Pardee. Both have recently retired from teaching at UC Davis, having spent more than 20 years teaching art, in addition to maintaining busy studio practices. Despite the differences between their respective work, they each approach their practice with the intent of layering or fragmenting multiple points of view or perspectives. Free

Free
Recurring

Friends of the Library Sale

STEPHENS BRANCH LIBRARY. The Friends of the Library book sale is the first weekend of each month. On Sunday, fill a bag for $10.

Rachel Li and Evelyn Alverez Exhibit

Gallery 1855 820 Pole Line Rd, Davis

GALLERY 1855. March's exhibit features the work of Rachel li and Evelyn Alvarez. Both artists are Art Students at UCD. Evelyn states through her work she aims to show discomfort, vulerability and distress caused by the disconnect between the mind and the body. Rachel states in the realm of her canvases, reality dances with the extraodinary, and the mundane transforms into the magical. 8a—3p. Free

Free

Erica Norelius: Natural Places & Urban Spaces

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

PENCE GALLERY. Erica Norelius' new series of work offers an in-depth dive into the natural spaces of the Golden State, reaching from the coastal cities and desert areas, north towards Oregon. The quiet presence of man is often seen in small intrusions such as power lines and roads. 11:30a—5p. Free

Free
Recurring

Davis Farmers Market

Central Park

CENTRAL PARK. Visit the market each week to purchase local produce & artisan goods. Every Wed, 3p–6p & every Sat, 8a–1p.

Recurring

Parkside Bar Themed Party

Parkside Bar 330 G St.

PARKSIDE BAR. Every Saturday, come to Parkside for a different themed party. Featuring Sacramento's best DJs playing Top 40 Hits & bar anthems. 10p–1:30a. $?

DPNS Open House

Davis Parent Nursery School (8th Street) 426 West 8th Street, Davis +1 more

DAVIS PARENT NURSERY SCHOOL. Come see what our play-based, cooperative preschool is all about! Play and chat with staff and current families. 9a—12p. Free

Free
Recurring

Very Beginning Ballet (Adults)

Village Homes Community Ctr. (Village Homes) 2661 Portage Bay East

VILLAGE HOMES. Learn ballet basics with instructors from Applegate Dance! Perfect for adults & teens new to ballet. 10a–11a. $15

$15
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West Sacramento Gardening Q&A Desk

Lowes, West Sacramento

LOWES, West Sac. The UCCE  Yolo County Master Gardeners Questions & Answers Desk is open at Lowes on the first & third Saturdays of the month. Led by Master Gardner Janet Branaman and open to the public. 10a—12p. Free

Free
Recurring

Gentle Barre Exercise Drop-In Class

Village Homes Community Ctr. (Village Homes) 2661 Portage Bay East

VILLAGE HOMES. Gently strengthen, align, & mobilize your body. All levels welcome! Sun 11a & Mon 10:15a. $15

$15
Recurring

Gentle Barre Exercise Class

Village Homes Community Ctr. (Village Homes) 2661 Portage Bay East

VILLAGE HOMES. A slower-paced fitness class to gently strengthen, align & mobilize your body. All levels welcome! Bare feet or non slip socks are recommended. 11a. $15

$15

Girl Scout Cookies & Wine Pairing

Great Bear Vineyards 24800 Co Rd 101A, Davis

GREAT BEAR VINEYARDS. We will be pairing 4 wines and cookies. Funds raised will go to Girl Scouts Troop 163 in Davis. They are fundraising to help Davis Community Meals and Housing. 12p—4p. $30

$30
Recurring

Reading Buddies

Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library 315 East 14th Street, Davis

STEPHENS BRANCH LIBRARY. Come practice with a reading buddy! UCD students Lela & Vanessa are available Mon & Sat afternoons to help improve reading skills. Ages 5-12. Free

Ilse Pastor Live

Davis Wine Bar 611 2nd Street, Davis

DAVIS WINE BAR. A seasoned piano player and dedicated teacher, Ilse has two decades of personal piano mastery and a background in cognitive neuroscience. Ilse offers a unique blend of musical skills she calls the Brainiac Pianist. 6p—9p. Free

Free
Recurring

Fiddler on the Roof

Davis Musical Theatre Co. (DMTC) 607 Pena Dr.

DAVIS MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY. It is a story that captures the essential human longings for love, community, success, freedom, family, and meaning. Fiddler features such iconic songs as the beautiful “Sunrise, Sunset,” the boisterous “If I Were a Rich Man”, and the classic “Matchmaker, Matchmaker.” Recommended for audiences of all ages. 7:30p—10p. $20

$20
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