Petite Studio

Davis Arts Center 1919 F St.

Drop-in art play for adult-accompanied children, 2-5 years, every Wednesday through May. $8 per class or $25 monthly pass. Menu of activities available for children and adults, with more guidance from a teaching artist, 1-2pm. 10a-5p. $8

$8

Embroiderer’s Guild Meeting

Davis Unitarian Church 27074 Patwin Rd

Meet with the Valley Oak Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America. Learn basic smocking stitches. Held in library. More info: 530-758-3978. 10a. Free

Free

Faculty Book Series

Manetti Shrem Museum (Shrem) 254 Old Davis Rd.

Mark C. Jerng's Racial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction takes up genres of future war, plantation romance, sword & sorcery, & alternate history to analyze how genre formations inform our perceptual organizations of race & world 4:30p-6p. Free

Free

Unrivaled: California’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Robert Mondavi Institute Sensory Bldg. 392 Old Davis Rd.

California’s olive producers are leading the way on quality, purity & sustainability. Join us for a conversation & olive oil tasting with Dr. Selina Wang & Brady Whitlow. 5p-7p. $5-$10

Free

Everyday Improv

Watermelon Music 1970 Lake Blvd., Suite 1

Improv games & fun exercises that build listening skills, mental agility, flexible thinking & celebrating your scene partner—with specific tips to use Improv in daily life. You’ll have a blast! RSVP Liz@ImprovForLiving.org or text 530-304-4393. $10 Sugg Don. 6p-7:30p.

Orientation for Potential Directors

Davis Food Co-op 620 G St.

Orientation for potential Co-op board candidates. The current board will share experiences and hold a Q&A session. Refreshments provided. Meet in the Teaching Kitchen. Applications due March 20. Visit davisfood.coop/elections/. 6:30p-8p.

Free

Melissa Aldana

Vanderhoef Studio Theatre 400 Mrak Hall Dr

Chilean-born saxophonist represents “a new sense of possibility & direction in jazz” (The Washington Post). 7p. $23.50-47

$23.50 – $47