Event Calendars can be set to show the List View by default.  To edit the settings:
  1. Log into the NetCommunity website
  2. Navigate to the page that contains an Event Calendar part
  3. Click the gear on the calendar,then click Edit
  4. In the field "Default Display" select the radio button for List View
  5. Click Save
Note: This option is not available for the Team Calendars or the Event Calendar Groups