Calendar of Events

All events free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.
Information: (530) 752-4880

Map and directions to event meeting places

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Camp Shakespeare 2014 Registration
Sign up today for the best summer camp in Davis! Join the Davis Shakespeare Ensemble for exciting theater games, acting workshops, and a special camp production. This summer, campers will play clowns, villains, and soldiers as Camp features one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies: Much Ado About Nothing. Camp runs Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm with options for early drop off and late pick up. For more details and online enrollment, visit http://www.shakespearedavis.org/education/camp-shakespeare-2014/.

  • Session 1 (Ages 13-17, "Teen Camp"): July 7 - July 18 (Not in the UC Davis Arboretum; location TBA)
  • Session 2 (Ages 7-12): July 21 - August 1 (UC Davis Arboretum, Shields Oak Grove)
  • Session 3 (Ages 7-12): August 4 - August 15 (UC Davis Arboretum, Shields Oak Grove)

Friday, July 18
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.

Sunday, July 20
Planting with Natives
10 a.m., Buehler Alumni Center, UC Davis campus
Native plants make beautiful and water-conserving additions to home gardens. Get ideas of what natives to add to your landscape, plus tips on when and how to plant them, on this walking tour of the Mary Wattis Brown Garden of California Native Plants. Click here for a map of the location. The event is free;free parking is available in nearby Gateway District Parking Lot .For more information or directions, please call (530) 752-4880.

Friday, August 1
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.

Saturday, August 2
Succulents That Sizzle
10 a.m., Gazebo, UC Davis Arboretum
Need plants for your garden that can take the heat? Try succulents! They will surprise you with their diversity and beauty, even in mid-summer. The event is free;free parking is available in nearby Visitor Parking Lot 55 or on the street. Click here for a map of the location. For more information and directions, please call (530) 752-4880.

Friday, August 15
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.

Saturday, August 16
What’s Up with Plants Down Under?
10 a.m., Wyatt Deck, UC Davis Arboretum (just off Arboretum Drive), UC Davis campus
What a difference a hemisphere makes! Explore the unusual and interesting plants in the Australian and New Zealand collection at the east end of the Arboretum. Many of these plants grow well in our climate. The event is free;free parking is available in nearby Visitor Parking Lot 5. Click here for a map of the location. For more information and directions, please call (530) 752-4880.

Friday, August 29
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.

Friday, September 12
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.

Sunday, September 14
Butterfly Ecology Talk and Tour
11 a.m.., Trellis at the California Native Plant GATEway Garden (newly-constructed garden at the Arboretum’s east end, just behind the Davis Commons Shopping Center)
Join naturalist Steve Daubert and explore the ecology and evolution of butterflies, as we tour the new garden. Learn how the Arboretum functions as a butterfly preserve. All ages are welcome. The event is free;walking or biking to the event is encouraged. Please note that the Davis Commons parking lot is for shopping center customers only. Other parking is available in nearby public parking lots. Click here for a map of the location. For more information and directions, please call (530) 752-4880.

Friday, September 26
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.