It’s June and time to get your summer calendar in order. Here are five events happening in June that are not to be missed.
First Friday Art Walk & Fashion on First | TONIGHT! June 1st Downtown Woodland Head over to Heritage plaza at 6:00 pm to experience a Woodland small business centric Fashion Show! Hosted by Ingram Personal Styling.
Historic Downtown Woodland’s Concert Series | From DowntownWoodland.org: The Historic Downtown Woodland Group is proud to present Thursday Night Live at the Plaza in Woodland, CA for four weeks in June. With an expansive offering of regional, national and international touring bands, each with their own special style, this family friendly music series features free live music on the Firehouse Entertainment Stage at beautiful Heritage Plaza every Thursday from June 7th through June 28th at 7pm. Family Fun, Food & Art begins at 5 pm with members from Yolo Arts offering Arts & Crafts on the Plaza, while kids can enjoy a Jumping Castle, Face Painting, Balloon Twisting & a Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest.
Highlighting the Old School Funk of Groovline on June 7th; the Hot Salsa & Latin music of Conjunto Liberationon June. 14th; the upbeat energy of Painted Mandolin featuring Joe Craven – Bluegrass Jam Band Honoring Jerry Garcia on June 21st, and the Blues of The Chris Cain Band on June 28th, Thursday Night Live delivers a danceable assortment of diverse musical genres. These concerts also feature a professional sound system and sound engineer for a bigger concert experience on the Firehouse Entertainment Stage.
Heritage Plaza is located in historic downtown Woodland, a city that is rapidly expanding with multiple new businesses, restaurants and shops. Concertgoers can sample local food booths, specialty wines and brews, as well as ice cold drinks, while listening to great music on the Firehouse Entertainment Stage. Adults and kids alike will revel in the fresh sounds of Thursday nights, so grab the family, some chairs and your dancing shoes!
Tractors & Brews | June 7th 6:00 – 9:00 pm 1962 Hayes Lane Tickets | From The California Agricultural Museum’s website: History in Motion becomes the focal point for this year’s Tractors & Brews museum opening on June 7th, 2018. It’s Thursday from 6pm-9pm. This traditional watering hole features music, food tasting, and a variety of brews and wines for the annual exhibit opening.
Guests will delight in hearing engines started, and see a trio of smoke rise to the ceiling accompanied by old time showmanship. Let us capture your imagination of what early tractor exhibitions must have looked and sounded like.
Tractors & Brews is Thursday, June 7th from 6pm to 9pm at the California Agriculture Museum at 1958 Hays Lane, Woodland, Calif. Event proceeds benefit the museum while congratulating makers of myth and their success in digging in. Early bird tickets are $35 before May 30th, $50 each starting May 31st. Tickets are available online (www.CaliforniaAgMuseum.org) or at the California Agriculture Museum at 1938 Hays Lane, Woodland, Calif.
Reiff’s Annual Street Bash | June 9th 3:00 – 11:00 pm 52 Jefferson Street | It’s already that time of the year! Reiff’s Street Bash 18th. Annual Pot Luck,B.Y.O.B.,live entertainment ,Raffle Prizes ,So let’s clean am up and come by had have some.Lets make this the Best one ever.See you there !!
Morgan’s Mill – Storyteller Cafe | June 16th 7:00 – 11:00 pm 1059 Court Street | From Morgan’s Mill Facebook: Get ready for a full night of fun! We have the most amazing line up yet! Internationally renowned feature storyteller Gay Ducey is coming from the Bay area to regale us with stories beyond our wildest imaginations. Joining Gay will be some of the regions most captivating tellers with a promise to keep us highly entertained as the evening unfolds.
Starting off the night at 6 pm will be The Five Thirty band! With influences of Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, and Jimi Hendrix, you won’t want to miss this band! They will also be playing during intermission in-between Story tellers. Seating fills up fast, so come early and reserve your seat then head to the patio for music, food, drinks, and the opportunity to meet the Storytellers before the program begins.
Once again, in lieu of cover charge, we ask for your help to support one of the area’s most important nonprofit organizations, Yolo County CASA. Your donation of any size will help The Story Tellers Café reach the event goal of $2,500-the cost of training and placing one CASA volunteer with a foster child in need (yolocasa.org).
Woodland’s Sunflower Weekend Tours | First weekend is June 30th | From Visit Yolo’s Event site:
Space is limited for this one-of-a-kind driving tour from Woodland’s historic downtown through the sunflower fields and farms of Yolo County. Your ticket includes dinner and a hotel room in Woodland, free brunch and tour of a private sunflower farm, a photography workshop, a personalized map of farms and sights along scenic Highway 16 and a free pick-your-own bouquet on a flower farm.
- Dinner at a participating downtown Woodland restaurant on Friday night
- Sleep in comfort just down the road from Woodland’s historic downtown in a AAA 3-diamond hotel
- Enjoy a free picnic brunch and tour on a private sunflower farm
- Photograph fields of sunflowers with the help of professional photographer Farrell Scott in a free 1-hour photography workshop
- Buy a pie direct from a farm and grab a bottle of wine from one of Yolo County’s exceptional wineries
- Pick your own bouquet from a Capay Valley flower farm