The Friends of the Woodland Public Library will hold a book sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the library, 250 First St. Specially marked hard-back mysteries will sell for four for $1. Biographies will be buy one, get one free, and seasonal holiday selections will be available. In addition, a […]
Check it out What: “Superior Donuts” When: Through Sunday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Where: Capital Stage, 2215 J St., Sacramento Tickets: $18-$28; (916) 995-5464 or www.capstage.org SACRAMENTO — Director and Capital Stage co-founder Stephanie Gularte received a standing ovation before her production of “Superior […]
The 2011 Cool Davis Festival — overflowing with Earth-friendly themed performances, exhibits, workshops and booths — took over the Veterans’ Memorial Center on Sunday.
Highlights included a bike rodeo and bike safety checks, the National Plug-In Electric Vehicle Day event, a solar cooker booth, a cooking demonstration and a vast array of exhibits in the multipurpose room.
“It’s a statewide campaign,” said Chris Jones, who works with Cool California. “We’re getting people to tell us what makes them a cool Californian.”
Top 5 kids Jumpstart’s Read for the Record campaign was launched in 2006 with a different book being read by people all over the country every year. Previous year’s books: 1. “The Little Engine That Could” (2006) 2. “The Story of Ferdinand” (2007) 3. “Corduroy” (2008) 4. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” (2009) 5. “The Snowy Day” […]
Details What: Katie Rubin’s “Amazing & Sage, a Joke-O-So-Theom” When: 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday Where: Capital Stage, 2215 J St., Sacramento Tickets: $15 each; (916) 995-5464 or www.capstage.org In 2006, I wrote a review of a one-woman show called “Insides OUT!” I opened that review by saying, “Stop what you’re doing right now, go […]
Rose M. Borunda will lead a discussion of her book, “What is the Color of Your Heart?,” from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Community Room 800 at Woodland Community College, 2300 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Her appearance is sponsored by the Cross Cultural Series at the college. Borunda, an associate professor […]
The Davis High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Fred Lange, will join the line-up of entertainment at the fifth annual Davis Jazz Festival hosted by the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts on Saturday. Pictured during a performance last spring at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival are, from left, saxophonists Jenny Horn, […]
Big Band-era jazz and swing music will fill Central Park on Wednesday evening during Picnic in the Park. The band will play from 5 to 7 p.m. alongside the Davis Farmers Market, at Fourth and C streets. The market will be open from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner or buy one at the […]
The public is invited to meet the four authors of Winters history books in a series of illustrated talks that begin Monday and continue through mid-February. Each talk will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the community room of the Winters Community Library, 708 Railroad Ave. in Winters. Joann Leach Larkey, Yolo County historian […]
Artists’ Vocal Ensemble begins its eighth season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in collaboration with the Davis Children’s Chorale, directed by Rachel Kessler. The concert — at Davis Community Church, 412 C St. — will feature the U.S. premiere of a recently discovered Spanish Renaissance Mass by Alonso Lobo, as well […]
Matt & George and their Pleasant Valley Boys will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. A contemporary country music band, the Pleasant Valley Boys are inspired by acoustic country music of the late 1940s that has come to be known as bluegrass. Their […]
Helen and Cap Thomson of Davis have been named honorary chairmen of the 10th annual Blues Harvest, to benefit the Yolo Adult Day Health Center. The event will run from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Heidrick Ag History Center, 1962 Hays Lane in Woodland. Helen Thomson’s 36-year political career encompassed the […]
Check it out What: “Bingo, the Winning Musical” When: Through Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 2 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays Where: Cosmopolitan Cabaret, 1000 K St., Sacramento Tickets: $33-$38, at the Wells Fargo Pavilion box office, 1419 H St.; or the Cosmopolitan Cabaret box office […]
The Davis Musical Theatre Company has cleaned out its costume closet just in time for Halloween. Full costumes — in children’s and adult sizes — individual pieces and unusual accessories are available for purchase. Browse in the DMTC lobby during the following hours: 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23; 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through […]