Winters, California, is set to come alive with a symphony of cultural events and performances, offering residents and visitors a diverse array of entertainment options. From musical rhythms to Shakespearean tales, the community is gearing up for a season filled with outdoor spectacles and enchanting productions.
Los Tres de Winters: A Norteño Extravaganza
The Winters Friends of the Library summer concert series is ready to kick off with the vibrant sounds of Los Tres de Winters. This free outdoor performance by the trio promises an evening of Norteño-style music—a lively hybrid of Mexican and Spanish traditions. The accordion, bajo quinto, and bass will weave a musical tapestry, showcasing the rich heritage of the genre.
- Date and Time: Thursday, July 7, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
- Location: Rotary Park Gazebo, in front of the Community Center, 201 Railroad Ave., Winters.
Residents are encouraged to bring picnic essentials, blankets, or lawn chairs to bask in the musical ambiance. Refreshments will be available, and the sale of used books will contribute to supporting the Winters Library.
The concert series, a tradition since 1998, will continue throughout July with diverse performances, including traditional Irish and Scottish music, original roots rock, Americana, country blues, and Latin music.
The Tempest in Winters: A Shakespearean Soiree
Experience the magic, romance, and revenge of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” in an innovative outdoor performance by the Winters Shakespeare Workshop. Set against the backdrop of the 1980s, this rendition, directed by Gabe Fernandez with musical direction by Nicolas Carvajal, promises a unique theatrical experience.
- Dates and Time: July 15 and 16, 8:00 p.m.
- Location: Winters Community Park, corner of 4th and Main Streets.
Audience members are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets, settling in for an enchanting night filled with shipwrecks, monsters, and Shakespearean brilliance. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
A Preview of the Davis Musical Theatre Company’s 2022-23 Season
As the summer unfolds, the Davis Musical Theatre Company beckons theater enthusiasts with a tantalizing lineup for the 2022-23 season. Season tickets are already on sale, promising a diverse range of productions to captivate audiences of all ages.
- Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”
- Dates: September 9 to October 2.
- Alan Menken’s “A Christmas Carol”
- Dates: November 11 to December 4.
- Dates: January 9 to January 29.
- “Pirates of Penzance”
- Dates: March 3 to March 26.
- Disney’s “Newsies”
- Dates: April 28 to May 21.
- “Sweeney Todd”
- Dates: June 23 to July 16.
This theatrical journey spans classic tales, festive adaptations, musical extravaganzas, and poignant dramas. For those eager to secure their seats and immerse themselves in the magic of live performances, season tickets can be purchased on the DMTC website.
As the warmth of summer envelops Winters, the community invites everyone to partake in these cultural festivities, fostering a shared appreciation for the arts and creating lasting memories under the open skies.