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April 2014

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Certified Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street between B & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

It's back, first Farmers Market of the season! 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, April 25, 2014 - 8:00pm - Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 8:00pm
Same Time, Next Year
BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group presents their spring production about two people married to others who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for twenty + years. Production runs through May 10, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Click here for tickets. April 26-May 10: Dinner & a show for only $40.

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
21st Annual Benicia Classic Car Show
Benicia Waterfront
First and B Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 742-3590

Benicia High School Panther Band invites you to the 21st Annual Benicia Classic Car Show in beautiful downtown Benicia. Come on down and see some of the best classic cars in Northern California and beyond. Admission is FREE!

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00pm
Same Time, Next Year
BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group presents their spring production about two people married to others who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for twenty + years. Production runs through May 10, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Click here for tickets. April 26-May 10: Dinner & a show for only $40.

May 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 7:00pm - Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 7:00pm
Guys and Dolls
Benicia High School Performing Arts Building
1101 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8325

BHS Performing Arts presents a muslcal fable of Broadway: Guys and Dolls. Performances are Friday & Saturday at 7:00PM and Sundays at 2:00PM through May 11. Tickets are $14, students/children $8 and are available online and at the box office.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 7:00pm
Friday Concert Series-ViBO Simfani
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
First & J Street, Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-0307

This month's Friday Concert Series, presented by Guitarworks, features ViBO Simfani performing classically influenced World Music. Doors open at 7:00PM, concert begins at 7:30PM. Tickets are $15 at the door. A portion of the proceeds benefits St. Paul's Community Meal.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 8:00pm - Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 8:00pm
Same Time, Next Year
BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group presents their spring production about two people married to others who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for twenty + years. Production runs through May 10, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Click here for tickets. April 26-May 10: Dinner & a show for only $40.

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Benicia Artists Open Studios
Artists' Studios
throughout Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-0131

Each year the community of artists and artisans in the city of Benicia welcome visitors to experience an Open Studios event. Over 70 studios are open to the public for two days and visitores are afforded a rare opportunity to talk personally with artists whose work they admire and to see their favorite artists at work. Click here for more info.

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:00am
Opening Day on the Strait
Benicia Marina/Benicia Yacht Club
400 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-6600

Kick-off of the boating season with Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade along the waterfront followed by free activities on the lawn behind the Benicia Yacht Club - arts & crafts booths, games, face painting and food, plus music & dancing at the Yacht Club.

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 2:00pm
Same Time, Next Year
BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group presents their spring production about two people married to others who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for twenty + years. Production runs through May 10, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Click here for tickets. April 26-May 10: Dinner & a show for only $40.

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 2:00pm
Guys and Dolls
Benicia High School Performing Arts Building
1101 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8325

BHS Performing Arts presents a musical fable of Broadway: Guys and Dolls. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00PM and Sundays at 2:00PM. Tickets are $14, students/children $8 and are available online or at the box office.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 6:00pm
Dessert Wars
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4358

Who will win the title of best dessert baker in Benicia? Enter in one of four catagories (cookies, cakes/cupcakes, pies, unique desserts). Entries will be judged on appearance, originality, and taste. Judges will be Corey Fanfa and Andrea Ballus, owners of Sift and winners of Food Network's Cupcake Wars.  Plan to enter or to be a spectator and judge the audience favorite. Click here for more info.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, May 9, 2014 - 7:00pm - Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 7:00pm
Guys and Dolls
Benicia High School Performing Arts Building
1101 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8325

BHS Performing Arts presents a musicle fable of Broadway: Guys and Dolls. Performances are Friday and Saturday, 7:00 PM and Sunday at 2:00PM. Tickets are $14, students/children $8 and are available online or at the box office.

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 8:00pm - Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 8:00pm
Same Time, Next Year
BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group presents their spring production about two people married to others who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for twenty + years. Production runs through May 10, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Click here for tickets. April 26-May 10: Dinner & a show for only $40.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Walk 4 Water
West Ninth Street Park
West Ninth & J Streets
Benicia, CA 94510

Raising money for wells in Uganda, the 5K walk is sponsored by Northgate Christian Fellowship. Registration of $25 includes t-shirt. Kids under 10 free, t-shirt $10. Leashed dogs & strollers welcome.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Vintage Homes & Garden Tour
Benicia locations
to be released with ticket purchase
Benicia, CA 94510

Ever want to see what some of Benicia's vintage homes look like inside?  This is your chance on the annual Vintage Home & Garden Tour.  Celebrate Mother's Day weekend by dining downtown, touring vintage homes & gardens, then enjoy the Second Saturday Art Walk.  More details soon.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Second Saturdays Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4202

Celebrate Mother's Day with your favorite mother or mother-in-law by taking the Vintage Home & Garden Tour, then stay for this opportunity to experience art in Benicia at First Street galleries and stores. Then throw in dining, shopping, music and Benicia history to complete the perfect day. Download the brochure or pick up a copy at participating locations and take advantage of the self-guided tour.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, May 16, 2014 (All day)
Benicia Community Center Open House
Benicia Community Center
370 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Click here for more info.

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Saturday, May 17, 2014 (All day) - Sunday, May 18, 2014 (All day)
Benicia In Bloom
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The annual Spring Open House showcases the latest spring trends from merchants, restaurants, and businesses.

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 7:00pm
Literary Salon
Upstairs at the Cafe
440 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 280-0588

Dave Badtke, creative writing professor, will guide a salon about how to make a fictional person seam real.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Author Apperance & Book Signing - D.K. Ogans
Bookshop Benicia
636 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-5155

Book Signing by D.K. Ogans. The former Benicia resident features family’s faith in the new Christian fiction novel, "The Enchanting Legends Of Shiloh Mansion: The Young King". Come meet, greet, and reunite with DeBorrah K. Ogans, who will be signing copies of her new book at Bookshop Benicia.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 9:00pm - Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 1:00am
Purple Haze Tribute to Jimi Hendrix
The Rellik Tavern
726 First street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707)746-1137

Tribute To Jimi Hendrix Live at the Rellik Tavern. Come early and have dinner. Must see show, note for note solos, plays behind his head and with his teeth, costumes and high energy.

June 2014

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, June 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Friday Concert Series - Daniel and Francesca
St. Paul's Church
First & J Streets, Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-0307

This month's Friday Concert Series, presented by Guitarworks, features Danial and Francesca performing music on classical guitar and flute. Doors open at 7:00PM, concert begins at 7:30PM. Tickets are $15 at the door. A portion of the proceeds benefits St. Paul's Community Meal.

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 11:30am
Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom
City Gym
180 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Come meet all the different creatures that travel with Python Ron, from 18 foot pythons to 4 foot long lizard, in this one hour show. Show is free. Please arrive 15 minutes before showtime.

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Second Saturdays Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4202

The Art of Glassblowing is explored in the June Art Walk. View glass art pieces at participating galleries and businesses and watch demonstrations of world famous glassblowing artists along with glass fusing. Sip & stroll, then throw in dining, shopping, music and Benicia history to complete the perfect day by the bay. Download the brochure or pick up a copy at participating locations and take advantage of the self-guided tour.

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 7:00pm
Literary Salon
Upstairs at the Cafe
440 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 280-0588

Benicia Poet Laureate Lois Requist and publisher Jim Stevenson will describe how writers can see their work in print.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, June 20, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 8:00pm - 11:15pm
Ralph Woodson/Unplugged
First Street Cafe
440 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-1400

Ralph Woodson/ Unplugged at First street Cafe. Ralph plays acoustic guitar and sings to pre recorded backing tracks acoustic Jimi Hendrix ,Blues ,Jazz and more. Come early and have dinner.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Spring Wine Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Stroll First Street on a beautiful Spring afternoon and taste over a dozen wines being poured inside downtown shops.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 11:00am
Movie at the Community Center - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Benicia Community Center
370 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Bring a blanket or low chair and settle in for the fun in the Community Center Mulitpurpose Room. Movie is free.

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, June 27, 2014 (All day)
Movie Night Under the Stars - Frozen
City Park Gazebo
First Street at Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Bring pillows, blankets, low chairs, and sit back and enjoy the entertainment.  Food and beverages are welcome; so bring your picnic dinner. Free admission and free popcorn during the movie.  Movies begin at dusk and are rated PG.  No smoking and no pets.

July 2014

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 6:30pm
Torchlight Parade
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia’s Independence Day parade stretches along First Street and includes dancers, floats, clowns, and entertainment.

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Picnic in the Park & Fireworks
City Park
First & Military
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

This event is a wonderful way to spend the 4th! Benicia’s City Park is filled with arts and crafts, delicious hot food, live entertainment and children’s activities. Fireworks start about 9 p.m. at the foot of First Street making this a great event for the whole family.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Second Saturdays Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4202

Spend a Great Summer Day by the Bay during the July Art Walk. Watch kite flying and other summer demonstrations while you view the works of local artists at galleries and businesses on First Street. Sip & stroll, then throw in dining, shopping, music and Benicia history to complete the perfect day by the bay. Download the brochure or pick up a copy at participating locations and take advantage of the self-guided tour.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, July 18, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Hawaiian Slack Key and Slap 'n Tap Guitar Stylings
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
120 East J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(415) 297-3542

Enjoy an evening featuring a very special blend of world music showcasing the talents of Slack Key Guitarist Chris Yeaton and Slap ‘N Tap Guitar Artist Adam Werner. This is an evening of acoustic guitar that you will surely enjoy when these two captivating guitarist takes the stage. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Reserve tickets by calling (808) 960 1026 or (415) 297-3542.

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
Friday Concert Series - Chris Yeaton & Adam Warner
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
First and J Street, Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-0307

This month's Friday Concert Series, presented by Guitarworks, features a performance by Chris Yeaton, Hawaiian slack key guitarist, and Adam Warner, steel 6-string and harp guitaris. Doors open at 7:00PM, concert begins at 7:30PM. Tickets are $15 at the door. A portion of the proceeds benefits St. Paul's Community Meal.

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 11:30am
Mad Science Show
City Gym
180 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 7446-4285

Watch the Mad Scientist change water to juice, test out a flaming didgeridoo and create an explosive foam factory! Show is free.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 1:00pm
BHS Color Guard & Drum Line Showcase
City Gym
180 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Join the award-winning Benicia High School Drum Line & Color Guard for a performance that will be interactive and a ton of fun to watch. Test your skills in bungee basketball, inflatable obstacle courses, bounce houses, and more. $5 to participate & for refreshments.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, July 25, 2014 (All day)
Movie Night Under the Stars - Despicable Me 2
City Park Gazebo
First Street at Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Bring pillows, blankets, low chairs, and sit back and enjoy the entertainment.  Food and beverages are welcome; so bring your picnic dinner. Free admission and free popcorn during the movie.  Movies begin at dusk and are rated PG.  No smoking and no pets.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Waterfront Festival
First Street Green
First & B Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The popular summer event is back with a splash! Benicia celebrates its picturesque waterfront locale with two days of live music, microbrew tastings, arts & crafts marketplace, delectable gourmet foods, and kids’ activity area.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
BDES Holy Ghost Festa & Parade
BDES Hall to St. Dominic Church
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Waterfront Festival
First Street Green
First & B Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The popular summer event is back with a splash! Benicia celebrates its picturesque waterfront locale with two days of live music, microbrew tastings, arts & crafts marketplace, delectable gourmet foods, and kids’ activity area.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

August 2014

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Peddler's Fair
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-8680

One of Northern California's most popular and prestigious antique shows features antiques & collectibles and hand crafted items.  Admission is free.  Sponsored by The Historic Trust of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Second Saturdays Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4202

View the works of local artists at galleries and businesses on First Street. Sip & stroll, then throw in dining, shopping, music and Benicia history to complete the perfect day by the bay. Download the brochure or pick up a copy at participating locations and take advantage of the self-guided tour.

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 7:00pm
Friday Concert Series - Jon Mendle & Matthew Fish
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
First and J Street, Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-0307

This month's Friday Concert Series, presented by Guitarworks, features 11-string classical guitarist Jon Mendle and Matthew Fish, classical guitarist. Doors open at 7:00PM, concert begins at 7:30PM. Tickets are $15 at the door. A portion of the proceeds benefits St. Paul's Community Meal.

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Benicia Youth Soccer League Opening Day Parade
First & B Street to Fitzgerald Field
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Grab a hot beverage and watch hundreds of Benicia youth parade to the Opening Day ceremonies from First & B Streets to Fitzgerald Field in the 300 blk. East H Street.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, August 22, 2014 (All day)
Movie Night Under the Stars - Monster University
City Park Gazebo
First Street at Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Bring pillows, blankets, low chairs, and sit back and enjoy the entertainment.  Food and beverages are welcome; so bring your picnic dinner. Free admission and free popcorn during the movie.  Movies begin at dusk and are rated PG.  No smoking and no pets.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Taste of First Street
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Downtown brings a sampling of the cuisine you can find from Benicia’s favorite restaurants on First Street with two glasses of wine and souvenir glass included.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

September 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, September 5, 2014 - 7:00pm
Friday Concert Series - Gordon Rowland
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
First and J Street, Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 7465-0307

This month's last of the Friday Concert Series, presented by Guitarworks, features a performance by Gordon Rowland, classic guitarist. Doors open at 7:00PM, concert begins at 7:30PM. Tickets are $15 at the door. A portion of the proceeds benefits St. Paul's Community Meal.

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Second Saturdays Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4202

Walk on Art when you view the sidewalk tiles by artist Guillermo Granizo along First Street while you view the works of local artists at galleries and businesses. Sip & stroll, then throw in dining, shopping, music and Benicia history to complete the perfect day by the bay. Download the brochure or pick up a copy at participating locations and take advantage of the self-guided tour.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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, September 19, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fine Art & Craft Fiair
Downtown Benicia
First Street between B & G Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-2120
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Fall Wine Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Stroll First Street on a beautiful Autumn afternoon and taste over a dozen wines being poured inside downtown shops.

Wednesday, October 1, 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!

October 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 4:00pm - 7:30pm
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 3, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Benicia High School Homecoming Parade
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8325

Show your spirit for Benicia High at the annual Homecoming Parade, our version of Disneyland's Main Street Parade with lighted floats, music, the award-winning BHS marching band, and homecoming court candidates.

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 4:00pm - 7:30pm
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 10, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Second Saturdays Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4202

The art of local young artists is explore at galleries and shops along First Street in the last Art Walk of the year. Sip & stroll, then throw in dining, shopping, music and Benicia history to complete the perfect day by the bay. Download the brochure or pick up a copy at participating locations and take advantage of the self-guided tour.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Friday, October 17, 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 17, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Saturday, October 18, 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.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Thursday, October 23, 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 24, 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 24, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Halloween Costume Contest & Sidewalk Stroll
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street offers a great time for kids of all ages during the popular Halloween costume contest and sidewalk stroll. The local merchants on First Street get into the spirit of the holiday for all to shop and enjoy. At noon there will be a Canine & Critter Costume Contest on the First Street Green with awards and treats.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Saturday, October 25, 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.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

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 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791

November 2014

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!

December 2014

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.

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.

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