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Prayer vigil sets stage for Paris climate talks

All are invited to an interfaith prayer vigil in support of the United Nations’ Global Climate Summit at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Lutheran Church of the Incarnation, 1701 Russell Blvd. in West Davis. A total of 40,000 delegates from 190 countries are meeting in Paris next week to reach a global climate agreement on […]

B Street reimagines ‘A Christmas Carol’

Check it out What: A new twist on “A Christmas Carol” When: 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 27, plus 1 and 4 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 23 and 24 Where: B Street Theatre, 2711 B St., Sacramento Tickets: $15-$20, www.bstreettheatre.org, 916-443-5300 If it’s November, it […]

Wineaux: Giving thanks for local wines and makers

Grandkid Sasha took a tumble last time he was in Davis, a tumble that resulted, luckily, in just a scrape. But it was a nasty and painful scrape that occasioned a bit of drama. To the rescue came Herbal Savvy (which you can buy at the Davis Food Co-op). Within just a few seconds the […]

Thursday Live! plans annual holiday show

The Davis Odd Fellows’ Dec. 3 Thursday Live! show will kick off the holiday season with festive songs and treats. The show is free but donations are accepted with gratitude. All donations from this special show will go to the Davis Odd Fellows Encampment, who raise money throughout the year to send children to summer […]

Youths can sign up now for ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Registration is now open for Davis Shakespeare Ensemble’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Rehearsals begin Jan. 19 and the show runs through Feb. 29. Participation is open to ages 8 through 15. Rehearsals will be held at Peregrine School, 2650 Lillard Drive, Davis, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 […]

Four DHS musical groups will join ‘Messiah’ performance

Four Davis High School musical groups will join the “Messiah” concert with the Baroque Ensemble on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 18 and 19, at 7 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of St. Martin, 640 Hawthorn Lane in Davis. The Davis Madrigal Singers, Advanced Treble Choir, Concert Choir and Honors Orchestra will take the stage together. […]

Winters’ ‘In-Laws’ gets you ready for the holidays

That’s the ticket What: Winters Theatre Company production of “In-Laws, Outlaws and Other People (Who Should Be Shot)” When: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 6 Where: Winters Community Center Theater, 201 Railroad Ave., Winters Tickets: $12 general, $6 seniors/children; http://winterstheatre.org Info: [email protected] or 530-795-4014 “In-Laws, Outlaws and Other People […]

Grad Night tickets make great holiday gifts

Looking for the ideal holiday gift for your 2016 high school graduate? How about a ticket to Grad Night, an all-night, safe and sober celebration on Friday, June 10? Davis seniors expecting to graduate from one of the community’s four high schools — Davis High, Da Vinci, King and the Davis School for Independent Study — […]

Shoppers can win $100 downtown gift card

Downtown Davis shoppers have the opportunity to get a bit more than simply the perfect gifts for everyone on their lists this holiday season. Shoppers who spend more than $100 at retail stores downtown may submit their receipts for purchases made between Nov. 27 and Dec. 24 to be entered into a drawing for 10 […]

Trokanski returns with contemporary take on ‘The Nutcracker’

After a 15-year hiatus, Pamela Trokanski’s contemporary take on the classic “Nutcracker” ballet is returning in “The Nutcracker — A Contemporary Coming of Age.” From 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop, 2720 Del Rio Place in Davis, the event will include a silent auction of holiday gift items and […]

College Corner: Don’t let senioritis sideline your success

For many high school seniors who are elbows-deep right now into the college application process, the symptoms of senioritis are starting to surface. Can you blame them?! It’s been a long haul navigating through the treacherous terrain of standardized tests, letters of recommendation and the dreaded college essay. But for those seniors who are starting […]

Fourth-graders reimagine California’s state seal

The Great Seal of the State of California hasn’t changed much since it was adopted at the state’s Constitutional Convention in 1849. Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom, is the central figure, with a California grizzly bear, grapevines and a sheaf of grain at her feet — representing the state’s wildlife and agricultural heritage — a miner […]

What’s happening

Ongoing * Registration is open for the Davis Shakespeare Ensemble’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Rehearsals begin Jan. 19 and the show runs through Feb. 29. Participation is open to youths ages 8-15. Rehearsals will be held at Peregrine School, 2650 Lillard Drive, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

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