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New City of Napa initiative gives visitors one-of-a-kind experiences with local personalities

 New City of Napa initiative gives visitors one-of-a-kind experiences with local personalities

The City of Napa is pleased to launch a new and unique initiative giving visitors the opportunity to participate in local experiences. These behind-the-scenes activities, led by the city’s greatest chefs, chocolatiers, artists, sommeliers and more, will showcase the secrets behind some of Napa’s most popular hotspots. DoNapa Behind the Scenes will take place Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of March and April. During these hands-on experiences, participants can take part in everything from theater vocal lessons and back stage tours, to properly pairing cheese and beer, colorful garden tours, art experiences, wine blending classes and chocolate making.
 

Yolo County Library Collaborates with UC Davis Campus Community Book Project

Yolo County Library Collaborates with UC Davis Campus Community Book Project

(Woodland, CA) – Join the Yolo County Library and the UC Davis Campus Community Book Project for an interactive workshop entitled, “Equitable, Inclusive and Just Communities: Exploring historical policies, constructs and practices to create healthier societies” on January 31 from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Blanchard Room of the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis.

Discover & Go with the Yolo County Library

Discover & Go with the Yolo County Library

Are you looking for new places to take your family that are educational and inexpensive?  Then come check out the award-winning Discover & Go program that offers Yolo County Library cardholders free and low-cost passes to over 40 museums, science centers, zoos, theatres and other cultural venues throughout Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area!

This unique partnership between cultural venues and libraries was launched in 2011 to provide California library cardholders with discounted admission to cultural institutions in their own backyard.  In Yolo and Sacramento County alone, library card holders will have access to the Gibson House Museum, Sacramento Children’s Museum and the Croker Art Museum. In addition, cardholders can choose from over 35 destinations including:

Programs at the Davis Branch Library in November

Programs at the Davis Branch Library in November

The following special programs will be held during the month of November at Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis:

Jacam Manricks Quartet

Jacam Manricks Quartet
Jacam Manricks Quartet
10-30-2015 - 10-30-2015
UC Davis Department of Music
http://mondaviarts.org/events/event.cfm?event_id=1655&season=2015
Admission: General $20 Students and children $10
 
(866) 754-2787
 
http://tickets.mondaviarts.org/single/SYOS.aspx?p=3530
Start Time(s): Fri 7pm-8:30pm
Jacam Manricks has been a highly respected figure among the New York city jazz scene for the past 13 years Manricks has released three highly acclaimed albums as a leader to date, (Labyrinth, Trigonometry, and Cloud Nine) and performed as a sideman on countless other releases His music has been highly commended in major music magazines, websites and newspapers in the United States, Canada, France, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Australia, and New Zealand
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8th Annual Davis Jazz and Beat Festival

8th Annual Davis Jazz and Beat Festival
8th Annual Davis Jazz and Beat Festival
10-16-2015 - 10-17-2015
 
http://natsoulas.com
Admission: Free
 
(530) 756-3938
art@natsoulas.com
 
Start Time(s): Fri 6:30pm-11pm Sat 1pm-10pm
Experience an intimate festival filled with poetry readings and painting improvisations set to the rhythm of live jazz This is a unique opportunity for attendees to experience exculsive performances by well-known jazz musicians, jazz painters, and poets Two live sites will feature jazz musicians and painters, working at a rapid pace, to simultaneously create improvisational artworks -- a unique excuslive priviege for the audience Featured musicians include Trance Mission and Nadal Beat poet Michael McClure will lead off Friday evening accompanied on the keyboard by Tony Passarell, followed by the Annual Jack Kerouac Poetry contest
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Seussical, the Musical

Seussical, the Musical
Seussical, the Musical
09-11-2015 - 10-04-2015
Davis Musical Theatre Company
http://www.dmtc.org
Admission: General $18 Students and seniors (Ages 55+) $16 Groups (10 or more) $14/person *Concession stand open before and during the show Note: There is a $2 per ticket facility fee added for each ticket purchased for all transactions
 
(530) 756-3682
info@dmtc.org
http://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch?presenter=DAVIS
Start Time(s): Fridays & Saturdays 8pm Sundays 2pm *Doors open 15 minutes prior to showtime **There will be a 15 intermission 
The Davis Musical Theatre Company announces the opening show of their 31st anniversary season with Seussical, the Musical Based on the wild wacky world of childrens author, Dr Seuss, this Broadway musical is fun for the entire family Come join the mischievous Cat in the Hat, Thing 1, and Thing 2 in this fantastical
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