Cool Davis Festival 2011 Program

This is a provisional program, as of October 5 2011 and subject to change. Please return before the Festival to download the latest schedule. 


11:30am:  Picnic Lunches for purchase from Caffé Italia Pizza, Monticello Seasonal Cuisine,  Silvina’s Basket, Fat Face Popsicles

12:30pm: Veterans Memorial Theater Opens

12:40pm  DHS Baroque Ensemble with slide show: Heavenly Music, Earthly Picture

1:00 p.m.    What’s on your plate event?
Music, Poem, Mayor’s Words, Panel of Food Experts, and Eco-Hero Awards

M.C.: Laura Sandage
Poem: Allegra Silberstein, Davis Poet Laureate
Music: Tree-O with George Haver, Jamie Knapp, and Rick Paokovic – What is Our Print? & Fire Dance

Panel:  Practical Ways to Eat Healthy, Spend Less, and Reduce Your Food Print
City Host and Moderator: Mayor Joe Krovoza
Panel of Food Experts:
Chris Jones – Cool California, UC Berkeley Research Associate
Danielle Lee – Manager of Sustainability, UCD SODEXO
Farmer/Educator – Spring Warren, Author of Quarter-Acre Farm

Please register and book your free tickets now at

1:45pm:   Bakuhatsu Taiko Dan of UC Davis plays and Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor Officially Opens the Festival 

2:00-5:30 p.m: All exhibits open
Free Food Tasting: Caffe Italia, Dos Coyotes, Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, Davis Food Coop, Ciocolat )

  • Low carbon living: bicycling, transportation, solar solutions, gardening
  • Household solutions: carbon cafeteria, dinner plate economics, energy upgrade CA
  • Health rewards for a low carbon footprint: health providers, Bo Tree, coaches
  • Climate Impacts Update
  • Demonstrations: Green and Sustainable (see schedule for times)
  • Bike rodeo: (see schedule for time)
  • Children’s activities
  • Pledge cards: Take a personal stand
  • T-Shirts
  • Drawing at 5:00 p.m.

2:30-4:30pm: Full theater program including a special performance by Nature’s Theater, music by the Vocal Art Ensemble and Music to our Ears, dance by the Ecokinesis Dance Company, presentation of the Climate Group Solutions Awards

A Zero Waste Event!
Please bring your own water bottle

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