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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Artsmonth: December


Holiday Market at Pence Gallery

Now – Dec. 24, free

Pence Gallery, 212 D St.

Find unique hand-crafted gifts and keepsakes at the Pence Gallery’s annual Holiday Market. All sale items are created by local artists and craftsmen. Members of Pence get 10 percent off all purchases.

Gallery 1855 presents Silvia Poloto

Now – Dec. 31, free

Gallery 1855, 820 Pole Line Rd.

Gallery 1855 will showcase work from nationally-renowned artist Silvia Poloto. Poloto, a Brazilian-born painter, is well-known for her use of bright bold colors and abstract takes on her pieces. She has been featured in galleries throughout the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.


International Film Series: Hugo

Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., free

International House, 10 College Park

The Davis International House will be screening Martin Scorsese’s Hugo free of charge. Refreshments will be served at 7:30 p.m. and the program will start at approximately 8 p.m. The film will take place in the Community Room and all ages are invited to watch.

Yolo Film Society: Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights”

Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., $2 suggested donation

Yolo Pleasure Dome, 1401 Pole Line Rd.

The Yolo County Film Society will be screening Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights free of charge for all ages. Come enjoy this classic silent rom-com and take a nostalgic ride back to 1931.


Stories on Stage Davis: Featuring Lucy Corin & Elise Winn

Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation

Pence Gallery, 212 D St.

Enjoy a night of stories from Lucy Corin’s newest short story collection One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses and other works by UC Davis alumna Elise Winn. Readings will be delivered by featured actors Kelley Ogden and Jessica Goldman Laskey.

Davis Musical Theatre Company: Cabaret

Jan. 3 to Jan. 26, tickets $9 to $18

DMT Performing Arts Center, 607 Pena Drive

The Davis Musical Theatre Company is set to open their production of Cabaret on Jan. 3 with a special New Years Eve performance on Dec. 31. It is suggested that attendees be at least 10 years of age or older. Tickets can be purchased online at dmtc.org.



American Bach Soloists: Messiah

Dec. 15, 4 p.m., tickets $12 to $54

Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

The American Bach Choir is set to perform Handel’s Messiah under the direction of UC Davis Music Professor Jeffrey Thomas. This traditional holiday concert will feature some of the best classical soloists in Northern California. Tickets can be purchased at the Mondavi Ticket Office or online at tickets.mondaviarts.org.

Folk Music Jam Session

Dec. 20, 12 p.m., free

UC Davis Arboretum, Wyatt Deck

Come to Wyatt Deck’s weekly folk Jam Session and appreciate acoustic tunes with fellow music enthusiasts. Everyone is encouraged to bring their acoustic instruments regardless of musical experience. Listeners are also welcome to join the jam session.


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