The Davis Chorale, directed by Alison Skinner, and the Davis Children’s Chorale, directed by Rachel Kessler, will present two concerts of music by Leonard Bernstein and John Rutter twice this weekend. Performances are planned at 8 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Davis United Methodist Church, 1620 Anderson Road. The program includes Rutter’s […]
Community members are invited to attend two upcoming glider events hosted by the Sacramento Valley Soaring Society at Grasslands Regional Park. The park is at Mace Boulevard and Tremont Road, about 3 miles south of Davis. Electric gliders, some with 14-foot wingspans, will launch en masse at 10 a.m. Saturday using their electric motors, which […]
Celebrate Davis! is still looking for middle school and high school bands to participate in the event’s Battle of the Bands. If you, or someone you know, is interested in performing for 10,000 people at this community festival, email email@example.com with a band biography, sample of music (if possible), style of music and instrumentation. The […]
Details What: UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, with German operatic baritone Wolfgang Brendel When: 7 p.m. Sunday Where: Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis Tickets: $12-$17 adults, $8 students; www.mondaviarts.org; (530) 754-2787 The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra presents a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday that will feature the premiere of a new concerto […]
Bay area comedian Ray Molina has teamed with Australian comedian Tim Logan to produce and host a weekly comedy show at Luigi’s Slice, 213 E St. in downtown Davis. Launching Monday at 8 p.m. and continuing each week at the same time, The Comedy Space will showcase some of the best talent from Sacramento and […]
The bond between the Davis business community and UC Davis got a bit stronger this week as Davis Roots, a nonprofit business accelerator, unveiled its new headquarters Monday at the Hunt-Boyer Mansion.
About 40 to 50 community members — including local business owners, UC Davis faculty, students and city leaders — gathered on the front lawn of Davis Roots’ historic new home to witness the grand opening.
“As a region that surrounds the university, we have many opportunities year after year to root those ideas in our community and to reap the many economic and cultural benefits that come from growing the companies here,” said co-founder Anthony Costello …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say one person was arrested after a protest march in the city’s Mission District turned violent. Officers responded to a large group of demonstrators vandalizing property a little after 9 p.m. on Monday. Among the properties that were damaged was the Mission police station. The San Francisco Chronicle […]
Special to The Enterprise SACRAMENTO — UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi joined UC President Mark Yudof and President Abraham Lincoln here on Monday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the federal law that launched dozens of public universities across the country. Lincoln signed the Morrill Act in 1862, granting tens of thousands of acres to […]
PICKING ON THE PICNIC … one kind reader wants to know why I’m so quick to ban the sale of alcohol on Picnic Day, but not willing to ban the burning of firewood … other than the fact it’s difficult to compare apples with avocados, I’ll try to answer that question … this person apparently […]
“Change is good, and sometimes in the garden it is even successful.” — Dale Brooks, garden owner I’m in the midst of pulling out more than 30 plantings in my Davis garden as I write this article. As I think about Dale’s quote in regards to his garden, one of those selected for the Pence […]
The Woodland Senior Center and Commission on Aging will present a Senior Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Woodland Community and Senior Center, 2001 East St., Woodland. The fair is open to anyone who is looking for information, assistance or answers to common questions pertaining to seniors. […]
Ten years ago, NAMI-Yolo developed the Seeds of Hope program to help educate local communities about mental health issues and to raise funds for programs for mental health clients and their families. Using the sunflower as a symbol of light and hope, one of NAMI-Yolo’s goals is to provide an opportunity for the wider community […]
A mishap on the railroad tracks east of Davis led to a Sacramento man’s arrest on drunken-driving charges, according to the California Highway Patrol. John Neil Ardoin, 50, caught officers’ attention at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when he failed to negotiate the turn on westbound County Road 32A near County Road 105. His Hyundai Elantra […]
You can help What: Volunteers of all ages are needed to help in the Putah Creek Council’s native plant nursery; tasks include transplanting young seedlings into larger containers, weeding, organizing and cleanup; gloves, tools and supplies are provided When: 6-8 p.m. every other Tuesday night, starting this week; upcoming events are May 15 and 29 and June […]