Blog  Read Our Blog
Join Us  Join Us on Facebook Join Us on Twitter Watch Us on YouTube Visit Benicia on Pinterest
Sign Up for Our NewsletterSign Up for Newsletter

Events Calendar

Friday, October 3, 2014 (All day) - Friday, October 31, 2014 (All day)
Scarecrow Contest
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

As people stroll downtown during the month of October they are greeted by scarecrows fashioned by downtown businesses. You are invited to vote on your favorites!

Thursday, October 9, 2014 (All day) - Sunday, November 2, 2014 (All day)
Backroads, Backwaters Exhibition
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Artist Dixie Mohan's fresh work from the artist's explorations of California backroads and Mississippi River backwaters in Minnesota. Meet the artist in the Artist Reception on Sunday, October 12, noon to 6:00PM.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 (All day) - Sunday, November 30, 2014 (All day)
Ceramics, Benicia and the Evolution of California Funk Art
Gallery 621
621 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-6211

A historical exhibition celebrating Benicia's art legacy and the inception of beniciaMOA, the Benicia Musuem of Art. Transmigrational Ceramics from the Corridor honors this legacy exhibiting work by founders of the California Funk movement and its creative heirs together for the first time. Opening Reception on Saturday, October 18, 3:00-6:00 PM

Sunday, October 19, 2014 (All day) - Wednesday, November 19, 2014 (All day)
The Nature of France and Vietnam
Benicia Public Library Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Gallery
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Exhibition by artist Lassie Colebourn of her impressionist paintings inspired by her travels to Vietnam and France. Meet Lassie at the Opening Reception, on Sunday, October 19, 2:00-5:00 PM.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Certified Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street between B & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market. The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting.

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot has been mysteriously transformed into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins and spirits daring you and your family to pay a visit.

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Trunk or Treat
Benicia High School
1101 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510

Fun for all ages and families - Trunk or Treat is a fun, safe family environment where Trunk or Treaters spend the evening going from trunk to trunk, collecting candy from volunteers who have decorated their vehicles to serve as a backdrop for this spooktacular event! This free event includes constume contest for all ages, contume contest for canines, safe environment, food vendors, live music, and free carnival games and prizes.  Note the new location.

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 8:00pm - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 8:00pm
Dial M for Murder
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group presents the classic drama Dial M for Murder, a thrilling, suspensful piece of drama that will keep you guessing until the last moment!

Shows are Friday & Saturday at 8:00PM & Sunday at 2:00PM through November 8. Tickets $20/general admission, $18/seniors & students available at Chamber of Commerce or online.

Saturday, November 1, 2014 (All day) - Thursday, December 4, 2014 (All day)
Downtown Holiday Shopping Spree
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

This extended shopping event offers shoppers a chance to enter a drawing for a downtown shopping spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars! For every $10 spent at participating stores, shoppers will recieve one ticket for the drawing. The drawing will take place on December 5th, the evening of the Holiday Open House.

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 2:00pm
Dial M for Murder
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group presents the classic drama Dial M for Murder, a thrilling, suspensful piece of drama that will keep you guessing until the last moment!

Shows are Friday & Saturday at 8:00PM & Sunday at 2:00PM through November 8. Tickets $20/general admission, $18/seniors & students available at Chamber of Commerce or online.

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 7:00pm - Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
Something's Afoot
Benicia High School Hayley Horn Auditorium
1101 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8325

Benicia High School Performing Arts presents a musical spoof on Agatha Christie’s “whodunit” murder mysteries, Something’s Afoot set in 1930’s England. Grab a cup of tea and join us through November 16. Tickets are $12/general & $8/Student with ID* (*$2 discount when preordering online)

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00pm - Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 8:00pm
Dial M for Murder
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group presents the classic drama Dial M for Murder, a thrilling, suspensful piece of drama that will keep you guessing until the last moment!

Shows are Friday & Saturday at 8:00PM & Sunday at 2:00PM through November 8. Tickets $20/general admission, $18/seniors & students available at Chamber of Commerce or online.

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Veteran's Appreciation Day
City Park
First & Military
Benicia, CA 94510

Outdoor concert celebrating local veterans.

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 2:00pm
Something's Afoot
Benicia High School Hayley Horn Auditorium
101 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8325

Benicia High School Performing Arts presents a musical spoof on Agatha Christie’s “whodunit” murder mysteries, Something’s Afoot set in 1930’s England. Grab a cup of tea and join us through November 16. Tickets are $12/general & $8/Student with ID* (*$2 discount when preordering online)

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 7:00pm - Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7:00pm
Something's Afoot
Benicia High School Hayley Horn Auditorium
1101 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8325

Benicia High School Performing Arts presents a musical spoof on Agatha Christie’s “whodunit” murder mysteries, Something’s Afoot set in 1930’s England. Grab a cup of tea and join us through November 16. Tickets are $12/general & $8/Student with ID* *$2 discount when preordinging online.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 2:00pm
Something's Afoot
Benicia High School Hayley Horn Auditorium
1101 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8325

Benicia High School Performing Arts presents a musical spoof on Agatha Christie’s “whodunit” murder mysteries, Something’s Afoot set in 1930’s England. Grab a cup of tea and join us through November 16. Tickets are $12/general & $8/Student with ID* (*$2 discount when preordering online)

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 3:00pm
PERMACULTURE IN BENICIA with author Denise Rushing
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510

DENISE RUSHING, author of "Tending the Soul's Garden" will explain the social and spiritual aspects of permaculture and how the principles of permaculture ("permanent CULTURE") can be applied to positively transform human communities and the Human Spirit. Cost: FREE Organized by Benicia Community Gardens

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Earlier Than The Bird
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Jump out of bed, head downtown with friends and family, and get a jump-start on your holiday shopping!

Sunday, November 30, 2014 (All day)
Teddy Bear Tea Party
Camellia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Make reservations for the 20th annual Teddy Bear Tea, benefitting Benicia Main Street program. Features a special holiday traditional tea, costumed characters, storytelling, Christmas carols and a special visitor from the North Pole! Seatings are at 10:30AM, 1:00 & 3:30PM. Reservations and advanced payment are required.

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 10:00am - Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 5:00pm
Benicia Arsenal Artists Open Studios
Historic Benicia Arsenal Artist Community
Jackson & Tyler Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 319-5361

See the artists in their element at the annual Benicia Arsenal Artists December Open Studios event in the studios on Jackson and Tyler Streets in the Historic Benicia Arsenal Artist Community. Studios buildings are circa 1850s-1920s and are all within walking distance. Free admission and parking.

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Holiday Open House
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707)7459791

First Street merchants along with Benicia Main Street host this ever-popular open house at the beginning of the Christmas Season. Merchants offer beverages and treats and show off their holiday goods while costumed carolers sing traditional Christmas tunes. Live entertainment, wagon rides, and wine tasting add a festive atmosphere to this family event.

Sunday, December 7, 2014 (All day)
Teddy Bear Tea Party
Camellia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Make reservations for the 20th annual Teddy Bear Tea, benefitting Benicia Main Street program. Features a special holiday traditional tea, costumed characters, storytelling, Christmas carols and a special visitor from the North Pole! Seatings are at 10:30AM, 1:00 & 3:30PM. Reservations and advanced payment are required.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Christmas Parade & Holiday Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street between B & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 7459791

The parade starts at 10 a.m. at First and D Street and ends at H Street and features local marching bands, dancers, and the much-anticipated Santa Claus. The Holiday Market features handcrafted arts & crafts, gourmet items and delicious foods.

Event Categories
Add Your Event
Local organizations are welcome to submit events to be included in our calendar
Benicia Radio Ad
This text will be replaced by the flash music player.