The Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts is a world-class performance space opened by the University of California, Davis, in 2002. The space hosts both regional and national performers, and funds the University Orchestra. The Mondavi box office and administrative building is located at One Shields Avenue, while the performing arts center is at the intersection of Mrak Hall Drive and Old Davis Road.
If it's science that interests you, walk right into the Explorit Science Center. This non-profit organization is for kids, teachers, adults, families, students and teens. The Center holds programs, lectures, field trips, assemblies, nature labs and safaris for schools. It also arranges vacation classes for students and for all those who would like to know more about the world they live in. Come and enjoy the experience! Check the website for more details.
Situated between F Street and Oak Avenue, the Community Park sits pretty. It has a community pool, a tennis court, two play areas, a public skate park and a dog park. The 28 acres of lush greenery and fun is open during the day. The skating park, which has a concrete ramp, is open for skateboarding. It also features many soccer fields and softball backstops.
203 East 14th Street Davis Veterans Memorial Center Davis, CA 95616 +1 530 757 3780
The Yolo Basin Foundation is dedicated to the appreciation of wetlands and wildlife through education and innovative methods. Bucks for Ducks is an annual fund raiser event organized by this foundation. It features wildlife art exhibits, field trips and workshops, and the ever-popular ducklings! All the proceeds go to the Foundation for Conservation and other education programs.
403 Stafford Street Folsom, CA 95630 +1 916 355 7285 (City Park Council)
Make Folsom City Lions Park your Sunday haunt if you like to enjoy a nice game of baseball with friends and family. Take your loved ones to this scenic park and see their faces light up with joy! Host an intimate picnic for your loved ones or simply lounge around the park or grill a steak as you have some unadulterated fun at this park. Don't miss the lively Folsom Renaissance Faire while in the city. Call the Department of Parks and Recreation for more details.
Home to the Modesto Nuts, this field has all it takes to make a ball game perfect. Rows and rows of aluminum stands, a beautiful, diamond-shaped field, a courteous staff and clean, spacious surroundings are what greet fans when they enter. Cheer the team as the refreshments keep you peppy. Group tickets include discounts and perks. This is also a great place for kids to celebrate birthdays with their favorite stars. The ball park organizes a cheery and fun-filled celebration, with loads of food, a birthday cake and a public address announcement. More thrills include a visit from the Nuts mascot and ten Upper Box game tickets. Those who chance upon this venue on Cinco De Mayo, might just be lucky enough to catch a mariachi band in performance.
5001 Highway 395 Independence, CA 93526 +1 760 878 2194
History lovers shouldn't miss out on a trip to Manzanar, one of the most well-preserved war relocation camps of WWII. This was home to many Japanese migrants post Pearl Harbor. Today, a visit to the place can be really interesting as remains like the barracks, exhibits around the camp and various pictures taken by photographers recreate a scene of how things might have been. Though the memories that it brings back are not all pleasant, the location with the majestic Sierra-Nevada backdrop is undoubtedly breathtaking!
1101 West Turner Road Lodi, CA 95242 +1 209 333 6742(Tourist Information)
Lodi Lake Park is a beautiful jewel of nature that combines the versatility of a park with the placidity of a lake. Visitors come here from near and far to explore the tranquil surroundings which houses a multitude of rare species and animals. Walk to the edge of the park and you will be able to glimpse the calm beauty cocooning the surroundings. The park doubles up as an event venue as well. So you will be able to witness a whole range of local, community and even cultural events taking place here from time to time. The lake, perched on the edge of the park dazzles locals and tourists alike. Go boating, swimming, kayaking or take a well-informed tour with one of the guides at your disposal. Contact the park for more details on current and upcoming events.
1 Shields Avenue Next to the ARC Davis, CA 95616 +1 530 752 1730
Earlier known as the Recreation Hall, the 8,000 seater Pavilion is known to play host to athletic competitions, music concerts, trade shows, business conferences, ceremonies and cultural events. This multi-purpose arena also houses the UC Davis Women's Volleyball team, Women's Gymnastics team, and Men's and Women's Basketball team home courts. Tickets are available at the venue and can also be booked through the website. For any further details, do visit the website or call ahead.
Sleep Train Amphitheatre is a fantastic, one of its kind, amphitheatre, with state-of-the-art facilities for sound and light, including a display of video screens. Sleep Train hosts music concerts and has the capacity to seat 8,000 people. The best of the best come here to perform, enthralling audiences with live performances.
Operating continuously since the day the doors opened in 1869,
California State Capitol Museum is where the State of California's legislature met. By the late 1970s, the building was declared seismically unsafe and had become an eyesore. The Legislature ...
The Governor's mansion, built in 1877, has 14 feet ceilings,
crystal chandeliers, ornate moldings, Persian carpets, Italian marble fireplaces and French mirrors. Many Governors' wives, including Nancy Reagan, have remodeled the home. Among the famous guests who stayed in ...
California Military Museum has a large display weapons, uniforms, battle
flags and medals. In chronological order, you can see artifacts from before California was a state through the Spanish/American War, Civil War, World War I and II, and Bosnia. ...