NAMI-Yolo will have its monthly potluck dinner meeting on Wednesday, May 2, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in Woodland. Mental health consumers, family members and other interested persons are all welcome. There’s no charge to attend. The meeting is at Destiny Hall, 124 Lincoln Ave. A potluck dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. The speaker program […]
Grace Garden will host two Master Gardener seminars on Saturday, May 5. Both are at Grace Garden at Davis United Methodist Church, 1620 Anderson Road. They are free and open to the public. Master gardener Steve Radosevich will discuss composting and demonstrate making a compost pile from 9 to 10:30 a.m. He will include what […]
The Valley Oak Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St., Davis. Jacqui Mathews will teach a small project in needlepoint and petitpoint on 18-count canvas, suitable for a smartphone pouch. For more information and […]
Every Tuesday and Thursday — unless there’s rain — the Sierra Club takes brrrisk morning walks in Davis (1A). To participate, meet at 7 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee in The Marketplace shopping center at Covell Boulevard and Sycamore Lane. All are welcome to walk with the group. The walking distance is 4.5 miles in 90 […]
Winters Youth Day celebrates its 76th anniversary Saturday with one of the largest parades in Northern California and a day full of fun and celebration of the city’s youth. The 76th Winters Youth Day Parade will march down historic Main Street, followed by a full day of food, crafts, free games and entertainment at the […]
The Davis Community Men’s Talk Circle will meet from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at FamiliesFirst, 2100 Fifth St. There is no charge for this event and all men age 18 and older are welcome. “Men far too often do not build community for themselves,” a news release said. “The Talk Circle is […]
The Davis Sunrise Rotary is accepting applications from nonprofit charitable organizations to receive proceeds from the Rotary Club’s annual Oktoberfest. This year, the Oktoberfest will take place in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 22. The Rotary Club anticipates up to 500 guests at the festival, which would raise about $10,000. The club hopes to contribute […]
The Gibson House May Festival on Sunday, May 20, will transport visitors back to “olden days” with its Discovery Row from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Discovery Row includes gold panning, face painting, old-fashioned clothes washing with a washboard, children’s games and a model railroad display along with a blacksmith who will demonstrate how his […]
The 23rd annual Epicurean Esprit, which benefits The Elderly Nutrition Program of Yolo County, is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Tandem Properties, 3500 Anderson Road. This event, sponsored by Friends of Meals on Wheels, offers samples of some of Yolo County’s finest cuisine, wine and beverages donated by more than […]
An animated classic is at the heart of the Davis Art Center Manville Mini-Musicals summer mini-camps, directed by Mindy Manville and choreographed by Breanne Frady. Mini-Musicals teach youngsters how to stage the song and dance portions of familiar shows and movies. This summer’s mini-camps kick off with a high-energy version of songs from all three […]
Thousands of visitors turned out for the university’s annual open house featuring animal events, live music performances, children’s activities, department exhibits and more.
After a wild and wet spring, the sun is expected to shine Saturday, hitting 87 degrees and bringing smiles to the faces of UC Davis students who have spent much of the past year organizing Picnic Day, the campus’ 98th open house. The event got its start in 1909, when the then-University Farm invited folks from the community to check out its dairy barn.
Downtown Davis was the epicenter of Picnic Day police activity Saturday, with officers making at least 50 arrests by nightfall and breaking up dozens of fights throughout the day. A particularly ugly scene played out shortly after 8 p.m. on Third Street between F and G streets, where witnesses said a man was Tasered during […]
Approximately 100 hand-crafted beers will be available for tasting at the eighth annual Davis Beerfest on Saturday, June 2, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Sudwerk Brewery parking lot, 2001 Second St. All proceeds will benefit Citizens Who Care, a nonprofit organization in Yolo County that provides social support programs and respite services to […]
The redesigned Putah Creek Nature Trail will play host to Cinco De Bow Wow, a community-wide picnic and pet parade, on Saturday, May 5, in Winters. Parade organizer Shaunie Briggs came up with the idea of gathering on Putah Creek to celebrate the renovations to the creek side while looking for slightly surreal subjects to […]