Art Lovers Rejoice
Davis has plenty to offer art lovers of all ages. The Davis Transmedia Art Walk is a public art tour that offering more than 23 public murals and 15 galleries, all located downtown. Spend an entire day taking in the wonders of the artistic community with family and friends. To enhance the experience, each piece of art is equipped with a chip that allows users to access multimedia files using their phone and learn more about the history and artistry that went into its design. If you are looking for a more personal viewing, artist-held tours are available by appointment.
Perfect Picnic Times
For a fun-filled day for the whole family, check out Picnic Day, an annual event perfect for held on the third Saturday of April each year. This student-run picnic starts off with a parade and ends with a Battle of the Bands events. With over 150 free entertainment and event options, there is sure to be something to please everyone's tastes. Dog lovers can watch the Dachshund races and those with an eye for science can take in the Chemistry Magic Show. No other event in the city encompasses the culture of Davis so well.
Davis' Mondavi Perfor
You will not find a shortage of performing arts in Davis. Residents should be sure to check out the Mondavi Center, also known as the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts located on the UC Davis campus, the center is home to the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra. It also acts as a venue for local concerts, theater performances, and lectures. Along with the wonderful array of arts performed here, the center itself is designed and decorated in a beautiful, environmentally-friendly design with large glass paneled lobbies and walls lined with sandstone.