Comfort Suites I-80 W. Of UCD
155 Dorset Drive
Dixon, CA 95620
Phone: (707) 676-5000
Fax: (707) 676-5007
155 Dorset Drive, Dixon, CA, US, 95620
- Phone: (707) 676-5000
- Fax: (707) 676-5007
The rich history of the worlds most fertile agricultural region has been celebrated in this farming community since 1875. Today the entertainment is top-flight, including country music stars direct from Nashville performing on the outdoor stage. At the same time, the fair maintains an old-fashioned, family-oriented atmosphere. Exhibits and activities include Shear Delight, which celebrates the regions rich sheep-rearing and wool-processing history, livestock auctions, clowns, circus entertainers, pig races, a petting zoo, and carnival rides. See the website for further details.
Dixon Fairgrounds is a spacious event venue that is always bustling with activities and fun. Throughout the year, it hosts variety of events ranging from dog shows, club meetings to cultural events. However, the locals and people from nearby towns head here every year in May to participate in the popular Dixon May Fair. For more details and event schedule, check website or call ahead.
Aggie Stadium is a multi-purpose sports arena that gives sports buffs of the University of California, Davis a reason to cheer about. Built in 2005, the stadium has an intake of 30,000 and several tournaments, championships and leagues are regularly hosted here. It is well facilitated with locker rooms, comfortable seats and video screens. It is home to the university's football and lacrosse teams and draws hoards of fans during season and major sports events. Call ahead to know more.
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.
Earlier known as the Recreation Hall, the 8,000 seat 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 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.
This performance hall is the smaller (and older) theatre on campus, and has housed a wide range of entertainment over the years. Craft shows, concerts, dance, fundraisers and campus events have all seen the stage at Freeborn Hall. One of the favorite facilities on the UC Davis campus, this is a great venue to check out lectures and concerts with guests ranging from Beck to John Cleese of Monty Python fame, this is where the real learning happens.
The breakfast at Delta Of Venus features homemade granola, three-egg omelets and organic tofu scrambles. The service is casual but effective. Taking your order at the wooden counter inside, the cashier doubles as a waiter and brings the quickly executed dish to your table. The menu also features coffee drinks, fresh salads, homemade soups and a variety of sandwiches for lunch. You'll find a table in one of the three dining rooms indoors or on the patio.
For budding musicians from 10 to 18 years of age who are keen on making it on stage as a member of a rock band, enroll for summer sessions at RockBand University. Known as "Davis's Official School of Rock", the institute gives a chance for budding musicians to rehearse, jam and perform with other artists on stage. This institute is a perfect place for students to start off with their careers in music. Apart from training, the RockBand University also serves as a venue for concerts.
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.
Winters Community Theater offers an interesting mix of dramas, from Neil Simon to Shakespeare. Now in its 20th year, the company has attracted a diverse array of talent who has gone on to win awards. Many of the plays are written and directed by local residents. There are also a variety of antique shops and other restaurants, ice cream parlors and coffeehouses to enjoy before or after the show.
The Palms is located in the Winters Opera House and seats 220 with first-come-first-served seating, a dance floor, bar, and heating and air conditioning. The Playhouse features music events of all kinds in a casual atmosphere, with a beer and wine bar as well as snacks for guests to enjoy.
During October, make your way to Vacaville to participate in the Halloween Parade and Oktoberfest. You can enter the various contests—Costume Contest, Great Pumpkin Cooking Contest, Chili Cook-Off or the Scarecrow contest in which you can participate individually or in a group. Plus don't forget a trip to the Haunted House just to get a chill down your spine! With all these activities lined up, you sure wouldn't want to miss out on this event.