The Hattie Weber Museum of Davis in Central Park will host a plethora of pigs on Pig Day, Saturday. Roberta Stevenson and Kathryn Nilsson will mine their extensive collections and bring their favorite porcines to the museum for the day. Each collection numbers more than 200 pigs, large and small, dressed and not, stuffed. ceramic, glass, wood and fabric.
The museum also features exhibits of artifacts from its collection, including a wooden pack mule saddle and a 1920s silver beaded dress. Separate exhibits contain items found at the site of the old well for the Dresbach house, the Lincoln Highway, antique office machines and a cash register probably from the old Terminal Hotel Café, which registers a maximum meal cost of $9.99.
Publications on Davis and surrounding towns, mugs, note paper and dressed teddy bears are available for sale. A limited number of inscribed bricks for the rose garden patio may be purchased.
The museum is operated by the Yolo County Historical Society for the benefit of Davis and surrounding communities. Owned by the city of Davis, it is at 445 C St. in the northeast corner of Central Park. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Admission is free but donations are accepted with gratitude. Children may play in the toy corner while adults view the exhibits.