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