Daedalus String Quartet
Oct. 24, 7 p.m., $8 for students
Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
Listen to classical music from this quartet, consisting of violinists Min-Young Kim and Matilda Kaul, violist Jessica Thompson and cellist Thomas Kraines.
San Francisco Symphony
Oct. 25, 8 p.m., $62
Enjoy performances Appalachian Spring, Piano Concerto No. 20, Madame Press Died Last Week at Ninety and Symphony No. 93 from this Bay Area orchestra.
The Swon Brothers
Oct. 25, 8:30 p.m., $15
The Graduate, 805 Russell Blvd.
See country music duo and “The Voice” finalists The Swon Brothers perform songs from their debut self-titled album at this show presented by country radio station, 101.9 The Wolf.
Halloween Karaoke Party
Oct. 25, 7 p.m., $10
Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center, 607 Pena Dr.
The Davis Musical Theater Company presents this Halloween party including festivities such as karaoke, a costume contest and a dance performance of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”
Pumpkin Carving Contest
Oct. 25, Noon, Free
Sudwerk Dock Store, 2001 Second St.
Guests will be able to carve and pick pumpkins from a local pumpkin farm with a chance of winning prizes for their finished creation.
THEATRE AND DANCE
Oct. 23, 8:30 p.m., Free
Pamela Trokanski Performing Arts Center, 2720 Del Rio Pl.
The last of a series of classes that will teach the dance from Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” in preparation for a flash dance that will be performed at the Downtown Davis Trick-or-Treat Trail.
Oct. 30, 7 p.m., $15
Third Space, 946 Olive Dr.
The Art Theater of Davis presents Noël Coward’s 1925 comic play, Hay Fever, the story of a weekend with a family who prove to be nightmarish hosts to their guests with their outlandish behavior.
LITERATURE AND POETRY
Stories on Stage
Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., $5
Pence Gallery, 212 D St.
This event features actors performing dramatic readings of short stories written by two Davis authors, New York Times bestselling novelist John Lescroart and emerging fiction writer K.E. Montieth.