Things to do around Davis CA for the week of August 15 – 21, 2014

There’s lots to do around Davis, CA this weekend (and beyond).

Best live weekend bet is on Saturday .

Bike and Brew Fest Bike and Brew Fest Central Park, Davis CA DeVere’s Irish Pub and Sudwerk Brewery bring in beers from 60+ breweries, incredible food from local food trucks and restaurants and live music from Arden Park Roots. PLUS all proceeds benefit the US Bike Hall of Fame. What’s not to like! Adv. tix @ $30 adv/$45 door/$60 VIP.4:00 pm – 8:00 pm $30-$60


Saturday August 16th:

Women’s Soccer 
Sonoma State Scrimmage 2:00 PM Aggie Soccer Field


Guardians of the GalaxyA Most Wanted ManBoyhood

New Movies in Town:

Four movies open Friday all with low RottenTomatoes scores,  The  Hundred-Foot Journey (has the best RottenTomato score of new movies this week with 65%)The Expendables 3 (with a 35% rating), The Giver (31%), and Let’s Be Cops (12%).

Best movie bets in town are still:

Guardians of the Galaxy (with an impressive 95% RottenTomatoes score, also in 3D)

Boyhood (with an amazing 99% RottenTomatoes score)

A Most Wanted  Man (RottenTomatoes score of 90%)

(Click here for the latest show times or scroll down to the bottom of this post to see our weekend movie show time guide below.)

Davis-area Live Events from Tandem Properties‘ Friends at The Davis Dirt

Friday, August 15, 2014

Folk Music Jam Session UC Davis Wyatt Deck, Davis CA Pull out your fiddles, guitars, mandolins, squeezeboxes & join your fellow musicians for a little bluegrass, old-time, blues, & world music over the lunch hour. All skills levels & listeners welcome.12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Free
Jonny Gold Trio Our House, Davis CA Live music.6:00 pm Free
Larry Guenther Armadillo Music, Davis CA Live free music on Armadillo’s new stage!6:00 pm Free

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Farmers Market Farmers Market Central Park, Davis CA Support your local farmers. Seasonal produce, baked goods, hot food-to-go & more.8:00 am – 1:00 pm Free
U-Pick Fruit Event Collins & Cloverleaf Farm, Davis CA Saturday U-picks at an organic farm right in Davis. Pick buckets of apricots, blackberries, and peaches at discount prices!9:00 am – 2:00 pm Free
Creative Women's Circle (CWC) Creative Women’s Circle (CWC) Davis Branch, Yolo County Library, Davis CA A club open to all, our goal is to encourage everyone to be creative — however that happens for you. We encourage show-and-tell and the sharing of ideas. Some months include a workshop/ play day.10:30 am – 12:00 pm Free
Movie Davis Branch, Yolo County Library, Davis CA Enjoy a family friendly (G or PG) or teen appropriate (PG-13) flick in air-conditioned comfort. Title TBA.2:00 pm Free
Bike and Brew Fest Bike and Brew Fest Central Park, Davis CA DeVere’s Irish Pub and Sudwerk Brewery bring in beers from 60+ breweries, incredible food from local food trucks and restaurants and live music from Arden Park Roots. PLUS all proceeds benefit the US Bike Hall of Fame. What’s not to like! Adv. tix @ $30 adv/$45 door/$60 VIP.4:00 pm – 8:00 pm $30-$60
It’s a Beautiful Day Palms Playhouse, Winters CA 8:00 pm $20

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Sunday Service Bike Forth, Davis CA A day to service the Bike 4th. Everyone welcome to help organize inventory, harvest parts, post shop signs, design a more efficient space, etc. Potlucks encouraged but not required. Every 3rd Sunday.12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Free
Children’s Storytelling International House, Davis CA Davis Storyteller Vicki Crescitelli, a creator and teller of tales for over 15 years,tells stories and teaches songs from all over the globe. $2/person or $5/family.2:00 pm – 3:00 pm $2/$5
Master Gardeners Davis Branch, Yolo County Library, Davis CA Providing drought information to home gardeners, the Master Gardeners explain ways to care for plants.2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Free
Knitting and Crafting Circle Davis Food Co-op, Davis CA You’re invited, whether you’ve never picked up a pair of needles, or you’ve been at it for years. Gather with friends to troubleshoot problems and discuss favorites. Meets the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month in the Conf. Rm.4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Free
Live Irish Music DeVere’s Irish Pub, Davis CA Escape to Ireland at your local pub! Plus, drink and food specials.4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Free
Jon Spivack Duo Our House, Davis CA Live music.6:00 pm Free
International Folk Dancing Davis Arts Center, Davis CA Instruction, reviews and requests of beginning to advanced level dances from around the world. First time is free. Then payment by punch card- $2.50- $7 /class.7:00 pm – 10:00 pm $2.50- $7
Xome Third Space, Davis CA Xome, Liver Cancer, Instagon(mixer set), Lorenzo Abbatoir (Italy), Sobering (TX), Worceracs & Loner. Harsh electronics & power noise. All ages.8:00 pm $5

Monday, August 18, 2014

Aggie Band-uh! Summer Jam-uh! Rec Pool, Davis CA Join the California Aggie Marching Band on the Rec Pool Lawn for an evening of fun, high energy performances. 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Free
Pub Quiz DeVere’s Irish Pub, Davis CA The place to be on Monday evening…your Quizmaster, Dr. Andy, hosts a weekly celebration of knowledge, strategy and entertainment. Teams of up to 6 players. Arrive by 6p to secure a table.7:00 pm Free
El Circulo Espanol Logos Books, Davis CA Habla espanol? Meet other Spanish speakers every 3rd Monday of the month. Check for topic info.7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Free

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

New Parent Network Davis Food Co-op, Davis CA An informal gathering in the Co-op Teaching Kitchen (537 G Street) for new & expecting parents and their little ones! Refreshments provided.10:00 am – 11:30 am Free
Salsa Tuesday The Graduate, Davis CA With DJ Miguel. Dance lessons at 9:30p w/Cori from Barbara’s Dancing Tonight. 18+.9:30 pm $6

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Farmers Mkt. & Picnic in the Park Farmers Mkt. & Picnic in the Park Central Park, Davis CA Bring a picnic blanket and some dancing shoes. Local produce, hot food to go, wine & beer garden, and live music. 8/6 Plainfield Pickers (Western Swing/Bluegrass); 8/13 Cold Shot (Dance Music); 8/20 Anderson-Gram Duo (Folk/Americana); 8/27 YoloMambo (World Music).4:30 pm – 8:30 pm Free
Unofficial Davis Scrabble Club Central Park, Davis CA It’s Scrabble time! Tired of always beating your little sister? Play Scrabble with (other) fun people. Players of all levels are welcome. Games start at Central Park and move to Crepeville after dusk. Bring your board if you can.5:30 pm – 11:00 pm Free
Open Mic Night Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, Davis CA Hosted every Wednesday by Drew Walker on the lovely Sophia’s deck . The mic is truly “open” to ALL genres, from music to spoken word to comedy, with a full PA & sound tech. Just bring your talent and a smidge of confidence. Sign-ups begin at 7p, performances start at 8p.8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Free
Trivia Night Trivia Night Ketmoree Thai Restaurant, Davis CA Check FB page for theme. All ages.8:00 pm Free
Funk Night G Street Wunderbar, Davis CA DJ Larry (Flower Vato) spins soul, funk, disco, hip hop, reggae, latin groove & bhangra. 21+10:00 pm Free

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Tot Play Time Davis Branch, Yolo County Library, Davis CA Drop by the library to get to know other parents while the children play.  For parents and children ages 0 to 36 months.  Thursdays until 8/28.10:00 am – 12:00 pm Free
Poetry Night Reading Series John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis CA The featured reader begins at 8p, followed by an Open Mic segment at 9p. Attendees encouraged to arrive early to secure a table, & to sign up for a spot on the Open Mic list. Hosted by Dr. Andy Jones.8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Free
Latin Night Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, Davis CA With DJ Ciel. Every 3rd Thursday. 21+.9:00 pm Free
Total Recall Total Recall G Street Wunderbar, Davis CA Hits from the 90s. Wearing plaid, hypercolor t-shirts, slap bracelets and other relics of the 90s is encouraged – singing and dancing is mandatory! 21+.10:00 pm Free

Davis CA Weekend Movie Show Times:

Davis Varsity Theatre

616 Second Street, Davis, CA – (530) 758-5284

‎2hr 40min‎‎ – Rated R‎‎ – Drama‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

‎1:15‎  ‎4:30‎  ‎7:45pm‎

‎2hr 1min‎‎ – Rated R‎‎ – Suspense/Thriller‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

‎1:00‎  ‎3:30‎  ‎6:00‎  ‎8:30pm‎

Regal Davis Stadium 5

420 G Street, Davis, CA – (530) 297-4103

‎1hr 29min‎‎ – Rated PG-13‎‎ – Suspense/Thriller‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

1:40‎   ‎4:40‎   ‎7:40‎   ‎10:30pm‎

‎1hr 29min‎‎ – Rated R‎‎ – Action/Adventure‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

1:50‎   ‎4:50‎   ‎7:50‎   ‎10:20pm‎

‎1hr 31min‎‎ – Rated PG-13‎‎ – Drama/Scifi/Fantasy‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

1:30‎   ‎4:30‎   ‎7:30‎   ‎10:00pm‎

‎1hr 57min‎‎ – Rated PG‎‎ – Drama‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

1:00‎   ‎4:00‎   ‎7:00‎   ‎9:50pm‎

‎2hr 10min‎‎ – Rated PG-13‎‎ – Action/Adventure‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

1:15‎   ‎4:15‎   ‎7:15‎   ‎10:10pm‎

Regal Davis Holiday 6

101 F Street, Davis, CA – (800) 326-3264 ext. 1704

‎1hr 44min‎‎ – Rated R‎‎ – Action/Adventure/Comedy‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

1:30‎   ‎4:30‎   ‎7:30‎   ‎10:15pm‎

‎1hr 41min‎‎ – Rated PG-13‎‎ – Action/Adventure‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

2:00‎   ‎5:00‎   ‎8:00‎   ‎10:40pm‎

‎2hr 2min‎‎ – Rated PG-13‎‎ – Action/Adventure/Scifi/Fantasy‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

12:45‎   ‎3:45‎   ‎6:45pm‎

‎1hr 41min‎‎ – Rated PG-13‎‎ – Action/Adventure‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

1:00‎   ‎4:00‎   ‎7:00‎   ‎9:50pm‎

‎2hr 2min‎‎ – Rated PG-13‎‎ – Action/Adventure/Scifi/Fantasy‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

1:45‎   ‎4:45‎   ‎7:45‎   ‎10:00‎   ‎10:50pm‎

‎1hr 42min‎‎ – Rated R‎‎ – Action/Adventure‎ – Trailer  – IMDb 

1:15‎   ‎4:15‎   ‎7:15‎   ‎10:30pm‎