Camp Shakespeare: Summer of Adventure
Session 1: July 10 – July 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., (M-F)
Session 2: July 24 – August 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., (M-F)
Teen Camp: Ages 13-18
July 24 – August 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., (Mon.-Fri.)
Looking for an adventure this summer? Sign up for Davis Shakespeare Ensemble’s Camp Shakespeare and explore the exciting worlds of The Three Musketeers & A Midsummer Night's Dream through acting, improv, stage combat, costume design, dance, music and more!
Visit www.shakespearedavis.org/education/camp-shakespeare-2017/ or call 530-802-CAMP.
Saturday, April 29
Arboretum Public CLEARANCE Plant Sale
9 a.m.— 1 p.m., UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery
LIFE AFTER LAWN: Find the right plants to create your sustainable landscape at great prices because everything will be marked down. Even though this will be our last sale of the spring season we will still have one of the area’s largest selections of attractive, low-water, easy-care, region-appropriate plants including lots California natives and Arboretum All-Stars. Plus our members save even more! Members of the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum will save an additional 10% off our clearance prices. Not a member? Call ahead or join at the door! New members not only receive 10% off their purchases, they receive an additional $10 off coupon as a thank you gift for joining! For more information on the benefits of membership visit: http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/join_the_friends.aspx.
Sunday, April 30
What’s up with the Arboretum Waterway?
1:30 — 2:30 p.m., Wyatt Deck
The Arboretum Waterway has a complex past and exciting future. Come learn about its history, how it came to be the centerpiece of the Arboretum and the plans for renovating and transforming it over the next few years.
Parking is available with the purchase of a $9 permit in Visitor Lot 5, at Old Davis Road and Arboretum Drive.
Friday, May 5
Folk Music Jam Session
12 – 1 p.m., Wyatt Deck
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited.The event is free; parking is available with the purchase of a $9 permit in Visitor Lot 5, at Old Davis Road and Arboretum Drive. Some members may be eligible for a free parking pass.
Saturday, May 6
Can You Hear the Eco?
Spoken Word in the Arboretum
5 — 6:30 p.m., Wyatt Deck
(Rain location: Environmental Horticulture 146) UC Davis campus
Join Sick Spits and the Arboretum Ambassadors on the Wyatt Deck for an evening of spoken word about environmental issues and personal reflections. Talk about your relationship with the environment, favorite aspect of the Arboretum, or a passionate environmental matter. All are welcome to speak and listen. Parking is available at no charge on the weekends in Visitor Lot 5, at Old Davis Road and Arboretum Drive.
Sunday, May 7
Tea & Conversations
11 a.m.— 1 p.m., Wyatt Deck
Join us in the Arboretum for tea and let’s talk. This event is brought to you thanks to a collaboration between the Global Tea Club and the Arboretum Ambassadors. The program is free; parking is free in Visitor Lot 5, at Old Davis Road and Arboretum Drive.
Thursday, May 18
Open Mic Night Under the Stars
7 — 9 p.m., Wyatt Deck (Rain location: Environmental Horticulture 146)
Students and community members are welcome to watch or perform at our open mic in the Arboretum! Delight in an evening of acts from talented community members while enjoying complimentary refreshments. If you would like to perform, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and a description of your performance to reserve a spot. Five to 10 minutes will be given to each performer. Limited spots available. Intended for mature audiences. Parking is available with the purchase of a $9 permit in Visitor Lot 5, at Old Davis Road and Arboretum Drive.
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