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Robert Arneson 30 Year Memorial Exhibit at Natsoulas

John Natsoulas Gallery 521 1st St, Davis

The John Natsoulas Gallery is proud to present a new exhibition in honor of Robert Arneson (Sept. 4, 1930 – Nov. 2, 1992). Commemorating the 30-year anniversary of the passing of the great artist, this show will offer visitors the chance to see amazing sculptures...

Flights of Fancy: Sculpture by Steven McGovney

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

McGovney uses clay, steel wire, and acrylic and oil paint to bring his animal and figurative work to life, concentrating on the sculptural side of ceramics.


Free Yoga Fridays

Arroyo Park 2000 Shasta Dr, Davis

Join a free yoga class each Fri, 10–11a. Rain or shine. All levels welcome. Free


Pence Gallery Holiday Market

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

Make holiday shopping easy with art-based goods from Pence Gallery. Open daily 6–9p. Special hours on Dec. 24 (11:30a–3p).


Myrtle Press Prints: Portfolio x 2

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

Sampling of prints made through various processes marks the debut display of Myrtle Press’ invitational print exchanges in our region.

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Friday Folk Music Jam Sessions at Wyatt Deck

Wyatt Deck UC Davis Arboretum

The Folk Music Jam Session at Wyatt Deck is back! After a hiatus due to Covid and the complete reconstruction of the event location, folk musicians are once again invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally during this jam session at Wyatt...

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Build a Terrarium @ the UC Davis Botanical Conservatory

Botanical Conservatory 1 Shields Ave, Kleiber Hall Dr, Davis

UC Davis faculty and staff can build a terrarium using some of the thousands of plants at the university’s Botanical Conservatory. Register by 5p on Dec. 6. 12:10–1p. Free


2nd Friday ArtAbout reception: Rita Glazer Bunch

Logos Books 513 2nd Street, Davis

Rita Glazer Bunch “Dawning Art” fluid acrylic pour painting December 3 – January 6 2nd Friday ArtAbout Reception: December 9, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Logos Books, 513 Second Street, Davis, CA, 95616 Rita Glazar Bunch is a burgeoning artist based in Davis, California. Between...


2nd Friday ArtAbout!

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

Join us at the Pence Gallery for our 2nd Friday ArtAbout reception on Dec. 9, 6–9p (free admission). This is the opening reception for the new exhibits by Myrtle Press and Steven McGovney. Myrtle Press Prints: Portfolio x 2 Dec. 9, 2022–Jan. 29, 2023 Portfolio...


Disney’s Descendants (DMTC Youth Performance)

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

Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical jam-packed with comedy, adventure, Disney characters, and hit songs from the films. Every Sat @ 2p. Fri, Dec 9 @ 7p. Sun, Dec 11 @ 2p. $8


Sharon Joyce Presents: A Christmas Story

Woodland Opera House 340 2nd Street, Woodland

Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the Midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie in his quest for a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the Christmas tree. Holiday fun for the whole family. Every Fri/Sat @7:30p. Every Sun @2p. $9–30

$9 – $30
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Vocal Art Ensemble Presents: “Chrysalis”

Davis United Methodist Church 1620 Anderson Road, Davis

Come listen to a choral performance based around the theme of life transitions. Fri/Sat @7:30p and Sun @4p.

Ten Minute Holiday Play Festival

The Elves are Coming to Winters! The Winters Theatre Company is proud to present its inaugural Ten-Minute Holiday Play Festival featuring eight different 10-minute plays that will get you into the holiday spirit with laughter, sighs, and maybe even a few tears! The overarching theme...

Vocal Art Ensemble presents “Chrysalis”

Davis United Methodist Church 1620 Anderson Road, Davis

This fall VAE presents CHRYSALIS, a choral exploration of change likened to the metamorphosis of caterpillar into butterfly. We will carry audiences through each stage: naive innocence, the shock of separation from life as we knew it, confusion, and adaptation through reconnection. Ultimately, we arrive...

$10 – $25

Karaoke Night

Tommy J’s 726 2nd Street, Davis

Every Friday with KJ Incubus. 10p. Free