Bring the whole family, shop the Davis Farmer’s Market and enjoy the International Food Faire* and beer and wine garden. Kids activities include pony rides from Pony Ranch Parties, Bouncing Bungalows, and Rocknasium’s rock-climbing wall. Live music from local bands who play Rockabilly, Blues, Folk, Bluegrass, Pop/Rock, Surf Music, World Music, Big Band, Swing, Jazz and Dixieland. *International Food Faire Indian Food Kathmandu Kitchen – Meat & Vegetarian Indian Dinners & Samosas Raja’s Tandoor – Tandoori Wraps & Momos Thai Food Thai Recipes – Pad Thai, Curry, Spring Rolls American Food The Buckhorn – Tri-tip Steak, Chicken Breast Sandwich, Salads Davis Food Coop – Mac & Cheese, Turkey Wraps, Vegan Wraps, Organic Milk The Hotdogger – Hotdogs, Sausages, Corndogs, Garlic Fries Mexican Food Montoya’s Tamales – Burritos, Tamales, Horchata, Fresh Strawberry Drink California Seasonal Cuisine Ciocolat – Local Seasonal Cuisine Monticello Bistro – Local Seasonal Cooking from the Market Our House – Local Seasonal Cuisine Pizza Village Bakery – Variety of Pizza Desserts and Drinks The Hotdogger – Ice Cream Cones & Floats Davis Creamery – Seasonal Fresh Ice Cream Soroptimist/Venture Club Beer and Wine Garden Local brewery Sudwerks beer and local wine – Proceeds support local charities.
The Poetry Reading Series is proud to feature two outstanding poets: Viola Weinberg and Traci Gourdine. They will perform on Thursday, October 19th at 8 P.M. at the John Natsoulas Gallery at 521 1st Street in Davis. Viola Weinberg is a Glenna Luschei Distinguished Poet. In 1990, Weinberg was named the first Poet Laureate of Sacramento. Her work has won numerous other awards, including The Mayors Award for the Arts, the highest award given to Sacramento area artists. Weinberg has published ten books of poetry, the most recent being last year’s A Feast of the Will, by California State University, Chico, on Letterpress. She is heavily anthologized, with work included in Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend: Women on Baseball and Ladies Start Your Engines: Women on Cars and the Open Road, both published by Faber & Faber. In 1979, the California State Commission on the Status of Women named Weinberg “Woman of the Year.” In 1989, she was shortlisted for the Thomas Wolfe Award for Fiction for “Lorenzo’s Story.” Weinberg founded the Tough Old Broads of Poetry, which included Annie Mennebroker, Victoria Dalkey and Katheryn Hohlstein. Weinberg’s poetry has been the basis of several other works by artists in other media. “The Angry Womb” was chosen by artist Thea Evensen for her interpretive work that won the 1991 International Prize for Calligraphy. Her short poems from “How Love Turned Out” were translated to large ceramic plates by Stephen Dean Holsapple for shows at the Blue Line Gallery in Roseville. For the past four years, Weinberg has lived with Stage Four Kidney Cell Cancer. Through many hospitalizations, surgeries and treatments, she has continued to write. At this time, she is collecting poems for a new[...]
Farm-fresh, feel-good food fills the market Saturdays 8am-1pm and Wednesday afternoons. Open year round, rain or shine, our Markets offer an array of fruits & vegetables, including certified organic produce, plus meats, chicken, fish & seafood, wine, local eggs & honey, fresh baked goods, flowers, plants & gifts. Everything sold in the market is either grown by or made by the seller. Check out our baskets, Market logo wear & postcards at the Market Shed. No dogs allowed inside the Market, except for service dogs. Leashed dogs are welcome in the rest of Central Park during Market hours.