This is a listing of regularly occurring events in or near Davis arranged roughly in chronological order. You also may be interested in other events calendars.

Weekly Events

Monday

Event Name Time Location Description
Davis Community Workshop , Free Drop in Tech Support by DCN 7:00PM-9:00PM Davis Makerspace is located in the Tim Spencer Alley. It is a nondescript gray building.

Open hours at Davis Makerspace which has a  collection of electronic and hardware tools open for public use. We have at least one working 3D printer, a plotter, oscilloscopes, a foam cutter, lots of tools power and otherwise. Plus good Ethernet and WiFi, Kodi based sound and projector available for community use. Davis Community Network also sponsors a free tech support cafe, and is able to consult on hardware, software, Internet, and DavisGIG. Feel free to call the number at the space if you can't come down to our building. Musically, we feature Nu Disco, Deep House, or other electronica that is generally less than 2 weeks old, or KDRT.

Davis Swing Dancers, Free Beginner Drop-in Lesson and Social Dancing.  8:00PM-11:00pm Giedt Hall 1002

Davis Swing Dancers meets every Monday from 8-11pm. The FREE beginner drop in lesson starts at 8pm. There is social dancing from 9 - 11pm with great swing music. No partner or experience required. 

We teach Lindy Hop, Balboa, Collegiate Shag, and more! Swing by Giedt Hall at 8. 

Tuesday

Event Name Time Location Description
Tuesday Special Prices On Regal All Day Regal Cinemas Davis Stadium 5 and Regal Cinemas Davis Holiday 6  
Free Tuesday Lunch at Hillel House 12:00PM Hillel House Free lunch at Hillel House.
Davis Community Meals Evening Meal 5:45PM-6:30PM The Episcopal Church of St. Martin

Davis Community Meals offers a free meal on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and lunch on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Participants often include seniors, low-income and homeless individuals, and families. Everyone is welcome.

Dollar Scoop Night at Baskin-Robbins 6:00PM-close Baskin-Robbins

Enjoy your favorite ice cream for only a dollar! Note: Expect a long line, but it's not bad if you go early.

Board Games at Bizarro World 6:00PM-9:00PM Bizarro World Bring your own games or play with what is on hand at the store.
City Council Meeting 6:30PM Community Chambers

Not held on the fifth Tuesday of any month and Tuesdays prior to a holiday. Meeting schedule at http://cityofdavis.org/city-hall/city-council/city-council-meetings/meeting-schedule.

Wednesday

Event Name Time Location Description
Open Shop @ Davis Bike Collective 4:00PM-8:00PM Davis Bike Collective at 4th St. & L St. Open shop is held every Wednesday and Thursday night (4-8 p.m.) and Saturday afternoon (12-6 p.m.) at the Davis Bike Collective  We are a non-profit DIY bike collective, so come to work on your bike and learn new skills!  Everyone is welcome.
Picnic in the Park  (Farmer's Market)

March-October:

4:30PM-8:30PM

Central Park This is a very popular local event, featuring food vendors, musical performances, and of course fresh produce.
Davis Wushu 6:00PM-8:00PM Northeast Corner of the ARC Pavilion

Enjoy a great workout with an energetic student group and learn Chinese martial arts! After a one week trial there is a $25 membership fee per quarter or $60 membership fee per year.

Thursday

Event Name Time Location Description
Open Shop @ Davis Bike Collective 4:00PM-8:00PM Davis Bike Collective at 4th St. & L St. Open shop is held every Wednesday and Thursday night (4-8 p.m.) and Saturday afternoon (12-6 p.m.) at the Davis Bike Collective  We are a non-profit DIY bike collective, so come to work on your bike and learn new skills!  Everyone is welcome.
Davis Community Meals Evening Meal 5:45PM-6:30PM The Episcopal Church of St. Martin Davis Community Meals offers a free meal on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and lunch on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Participants often include seniors, low-income and homeless individuals, and families. Everyone is welcome.

Friday

Event Name Time Location Description
Birdstrike Theatre

8:00PM-

9:00PM

Kleiber Hall UC Davis resident comedy improv team performs every other friday during the school year for around a dollar.  For seats come early - the show is a favorite among undergrads and sells out quickly.

Saturday

Event Name Time Location Description
Farmer's Market 8:00AM-1:00PM Central Park This is one of the best and most popular farmer's markets in the region.
Davis Community Meals Noon Meal 11:30AM-12:15PM The Episcopal Church of St. Martin Davis Community Meals offers a free meal on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and lunch on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Participants often include seniors, low-income and homeless individuals, and families. Everyone is welcome.
Yolo County SPCA Adoptions 12:00PM-3:30PM Petco at The Marketplace Usually take holiday weekends off. Feel free to email at info@yolospca.org to confirm there will be an adoption event. 
Open Shop @ Davis Bike Collective 12:00PM-6:00PM Davis Bike Collective at 4th St. & L St. Open shop is held every Wednesday and Thursday night (4-8 p.m.) and Saturday afternoon (12-6 p.m.) at the Davis Bike Collective  We are a non-profit DIY bike collective, so come to work on your bike and learn new skills!  Everyone is welcome.

Monthly Events

Friday

Event Name Time Location Description
2nd Friday ArtAbout

Second Friday

5:00PM-9:00PM

Downtown Davis Davis' free, monthly art walk. It takes place on the second Friday of each month from approximately 5 PM to 9 PM. Most venues hold their receptions at this time. Various downtown businesses and art galleries participate as ArtAbout venues, hosting pop-up art shows and artists' receptions, live music, and performances.
Bike Party Davis

Fourth Friday

Meet at 7:00PM

Ride at 7:30PM

Farmer's Market Plaza Bike Party Davis is a bike ride organized by volunteers and the City of Davis.

Saturday

Event Name Time Location Description
Stories on Stage Davis

Second Saturday

7:30PM-9:00PM

Pence Gallery

Short fiction by local writers read aloud by local actors.

 

Update from Website (as of 1/27/22): Stories on Stage Davis is on hiatus as we transition from our full-podcast season to an in-person one. We’re coming back on “stage” at the Pence Gallery next June, and in the meantime we’re lining up talented local authors and actors. 

 

Our ninth season will run from June 2022 to November 2022, take a short break in December and January, and continue from February 2023 to May 2023. We hope you’ll join us on the second Saturday of those months—please mark your calendars!

Sunday

Event Name Time Location Description
Davis Odd Fellows Bingo

Second Sunday

12:00PM-4:00PM

Odd Fellows Lodge

All proceeds from Bingo go to our charity partner. For more information visit http://davisbingo.com/.

 

Update from Website (as of 1/27/22): The Davis Odd Fellows Lodge is excited to announce the return of Bingo. Doors will open on the second Sunday of each month beginning Sunday, February 13, 2022.

Quarterly Events

Yearly Events

See Annual Events