Upcoming Events in October – The Aggie

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Museum exhibitions, concerts and much more to start the school year off right

By CLARA FISCHER — [email protected]

Fall Season Celebration (Manetti Shrem Museum, 4:30-7pm September 25)

Join the Manetti Shrem as they celebrate their new season with an evening of live music, talks, arts and more. In addition to “Young, Gifted and Black: The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Temporary Art”, which is already on display, the Shrem will gain two other stand-alone exhibits for visitor enjoyment – “Loie Hollowell: Tick Tock Belly Clock” and ” Roy De Forest: Habitats for Travelers / Selections from the Manetti Shrem Museum”. Learn more hereand be sure to check out the festivities!

International Festival (Davis Central Park, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. October 2)

“Cultural awareness, global appreciation and belonging for all.” This is the slogan of the International Festival 2022, organized by our own International House. With a variety of cultural events, performances and music, the festival is the perfect way to kick off the new school year and celebrate the diversity of our community. You will find details on the performance schedule as well as the logistics of the event. here.

San Francisco Symphony (Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. October 6)

The world famous San Francisco Symphony Orchestra is coming to cowtown! Enjoy a selection of classic pieces, including Stravinsky’s “The Firebird,” as the Mondavi Center celebrates the orchestra’s first performance at Davis in two decades. Tickets can be purchased at this link.

Salon Series: How Art Became My Life with Kurt Fishback (The Barn Gallery, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. October 20)

YoloArts hosts the Salon Series, events where community members can connect with Yolo County artists in a more intimate setting. This installation from the series features Kurt Fishback, a Californian artist and juror of the 15th annual Art Farm exhibition. He will lecture on his over sixty years of experience in the field, including his early days under the mentorship of Ansel Adams and more. Register for the free event at this link.

The Macabre: A Harpsichord Halloween (Ann E. Pitzer Center, 12:05 p.m. – 1 p.m. October 27)

To end the scariest month of the year, Dr. Faythe Vollrath, a UC Davis music professor and harpsichord player, gives a chill celebration of the season. She will perform a variety of pieces that encapsulate the spirit of Halloween and are sure to send chills down your spine. Free for all, Halloween fans of all ages are sure to enjoy the recital.

Written by: Clara Fischer — [email protected]

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