Davis attractions

Gallery in Davis

John Natsoulas Center for the Arts

Look out for the giant mosaic cat on the way into town; the ceramic calico guards one of the most vibrant small contemporary art galleries in the state, which also hosts Friday night jazz and poetry readings.
Park in Davis

UC Davis Arboretum

With well-marked botanical collections, picnic grounds and family tours, the 100-acre 'Arb' is a treasure. Follow the peaceful 3.5-mile loop along one of the state's oldest reservoirs, dug in the 1860s.
Gallery in Davis

Pence Gallery

This community gallery exhibits contemporary art and hosts classes, lectures and films. It offers a free reception 6pm to 9pm on the second Friday of each month.