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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 (All day) - Wednesday, May 6, 2015 (All day)
Mixed Media Exhibtion
Benicia Public Library Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Gallery
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

The work of students of Benicia and Liberty High Schools will be exhibited in April. Meet the artist at the reception on April 1, 6:00-7:00 PM at the Benicia Public Library.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 (All day) - Monday, May 4, 2015 (All day)
Winter to Spring Exhibition
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Benicia Plein Air Gallery's featured artist for April is Iris Sabre. She celebrates the change of the seasons in California with her exhibition Winter to Spring, which runs thru May 4. Meet the artist and enjoy live music and refreshments at the reception during Art Walk on Saturday, April 11, noon - 6:00 PM.

Repeats every month on April, May, June, July, August, September, October on the second Saturday until Sat Oct 10 2015 .
Saturday, April 11, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, September 12, 2015 (All day)
Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 707-0131

Back by popular demand, neighboring artists from Vallejo’s Obtainium Works Studio and the Bay Area Steampunk community will be back on First Street for the April 11 Benicia Art Walk. Expect to see guests artists showcasing art cars, art work, sculpture, clothing and jewelry inspired by this fictional genre that mixes Victorian with Wild West and Jules Verne. Full steam ahead.

Are you going? Reply to the Facebook Invitation

Repeats every 7 days until Sat May 09 2015 .
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00pm - Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 2:00pm
Don't Dress for Dinner
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group proudly presents Don't Dress for Dinner by French playwright Marc Camoletti. The spring production runs Friday-Sunday through May 9. Tickets available online along with reservations for the special Show & Dinner Deal at Nine-0-Seven Grill.

Repeats every 7 days until Sat May 09 2015 .
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 8:00pm - Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 8:00pm
Don't Dress for Dinner
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group proudly presents Don't Dress for Dinner by French playwright Marc Camoletti. The spring production runs Friday-Sunday through May 9. Tickets available online along with reservations for the special Show & Dinner Deal at Nine-0-Seven Grill. 

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Benicia Classic Car Show
First Street Green
First & D Streets in downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 742-3590

Open to pre-1976 American made cars and trucks. Free admission. Fun for the whole family.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm - Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 2:00pm
Don't Dress for Dinner
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group proudly presents Don't Dress for Dinner by French playwright Marc Camoletti. The spring production runs Friday-Sunday through May 9. Tickets available online along with reservations for the special Show & Dinner Deal at Nine-0-Seven Grill.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm
Unveiled
Stone Hall, Benicia Historical Museum
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-00307

Written and performed by Rohina Malik, these are stories of love, compassion, culture and tolerance told through the eyes if five Muslim women. Tea and conversation about what lies beneath the veil in a compelling one-women show.

Reception and 'meet the author' following the FREE performance. Sponsored by St. Paul's Episcopal Church Abraham Path Project.

Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri Sep 11 2015 .
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 1, 2015 - 7:30pm
Acoustic Music Art & Heart Monthly Friday Concert Series
Northgate Church
2201 Lake Herman Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(415) 297-3542

One of six monthly spectacular music events through July. This one features Aryeh Frankfurter & LIsa Lynne, Celtic harp duo. Doors open at 7:00PM. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 8:00pm - Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 8:00pm
Don't Dress for Dinner
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group proudly presents Don't Dress for Dinner by French playwright Marc Camoletti. The spring production runs Friday-Sunday through May 9. Tickets available online along with reservations for the special Show & Dinner Deal at Nine-0-Seven Grill. 

Repeats every month on the first Friday and on the third Friday until Fri Oct 16 2015 except Fri Jul 03 2015.
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Saturday, May 2, 2015 (All day)
Free Comic Book Day
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Comic Book Storytime at 11:00AM for ages 5-8. Something Minus Something at 4:00PM for ages 8-13, Teen event 1:00-3:00PM. Celebrate Free Comic Book Day by coming to the Library to pick out favorite comics for FREE. STick around for some reconstructive comic crafting by taking old, worn-out comics and turning them into something new!

 

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
"Spring on the Straits" Quilt Show
Benicia Clocktower
1189 Washington Street in the historic Benicia Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510
(925) 206-5054

The Carquinez Strait Stitchers proudly present "Spring on the Straits" 2015 Quilt Show. The event features Quilts, Wearable Art, Vendor Booths, Country Store, Raffles, Demonstrations and Refreshments. Featured artist is Susan Lane. Visit Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM and Sunday, 10AM-4:00PM. Admission is $7. Parking is FREE.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 5:00pm
Benicia Artist Open Studios
Benicia
Arsenal to Downtown and Beyond
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 the first weekend of May. This weekend Open Studios will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3 from 10:00 – 5:00 pm. Over seventy studios are open to the public for those two days, and visitors are afforded a rare opportunity to talk personally with artists whose work they admire and to see their favorite – or soon-to-be favorite – artists at work.

Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
"Spring on the Straits" Quilt Show
Benicia Clocktower
1189 Washington Street in the historic Benicia Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510
(925) 206-5054

The Carquinez Strait Stitchers proudly present "Spring on the Straits" 2015 Quilt Show. The event features Quilts, Wearable Art, Vendor Booths, Country Store, Raffles, Demonstrations and Refreshments. Featured artist is Susan Lane. Visit Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM and Sunday, 10AM-4:00PM. Admission is $7. Parking is FREE.

Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Benicia Salutes the WWII Era with Living History
Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-3385

A commemoration of the 70th anniversary of VE-Day. California State Parks and the Benicia State Parks Association in cooperation with the Bay Area Womens and Mens Historical Representation Society salutes Benicia WWII Living History Day. Honor our Veterans past, present and future! Military and civilian vehicles of era. Participants dress in 40's military and civilian attire. Fashion show at 2:00 PM depicitng the style of the war years. Music and dancing of the 1940's. Artifacts, displays and much more. Come and display your 1940's military and civilian attire. Admission: $10/adults, $5/children 12-17, Free/under 12.

Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 2:00pm - Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 2:00pm
Don't Dress for Dinner
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group proudly presents Don't Dress for Dinner by French playwright Marc Camoletti. The spring production runs Friday-Sunday through May 9. Tickets available online along with reservations for the special Show & Dinner Deal at Nine-0-Seven Grill.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 8, 2015 - 6:30pm
Hot Summer / Cool Movie
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Come enjoy a movie on the big screen at the Library! This movie is a musical starring Jane Powell and Howard Keel. It's based on a short story by Stephen Vincent Benet, who was raised in the Benicia Arsenal! Snacks will be seved.

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 8:00pm - Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 8:00pm
Don't Dress for Dinner
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group proudly presents Don't Dress for Dinner by French playwright Marc Camoletti. The spring production runs Friday-Sunday through May 9. Tickets available online along with reservations for the special Show & Dinner Deal at Nine-0-Seven Grill. 

Saturday, May 9, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, October 10, 2015 (All day)
Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 707-0131

Back by popular demand, neighboring artists from Vallejo’s Obtainium Works Studio and the Bay Area Steampunk community will be back on First Street for the April 11 Benicia Art Walk. Expect to see guests artists showcasing art cars, art work, sculpture, clothing and jewelry inspired by this fictional genre that mixes Victorian with Wild West and Jules Verne. Full steam ahead.

Are you going? Reply to the Facebook Invitation

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 15, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, May 17, 2015 (All day)
Benicia In Bloom
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

At the annual open house, participating merchants feature in-store promotions geared towards spring and summer.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, May 17, 2015 (All day)
Spring Tea Weekend
Camellia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Benicia Soroptimist's invite you to celebrate spring at their Spring Tea Weekend.

Saturday, 6:00-8:00PM kicks off with a Champagne/Light Appetizer Reception and silent auction of custom spring hats and a raffle. Tickets are $20.

Wear your best bring ensemble to the Spring Tea on Sunday. Seatings are 11:00AM, 1:00 & 3:00 PM for a traditional tea, fashion show and raffle. Tickets are $45.

Reservations are required. Purchase both days for $65.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Opening Day on the Strait
Benicia Yacht Club
400 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-0739

Red Sky at Night, Sailor's Delight...that's the theme of this year's Opening Day on the Strait for Benicia Yacht Club. Look for exhibit booths, arts & crafts on the Marina Walk behind the Yacht Club starting at 10:00, along with games for kids.

Opening Ceremonies begin at 12:00PM and all-day food and beverage service begins and so does the music. The day promises to be fun for the whole family.

You're invited to dinner and dancing the evening away. Contact the Benicia Yacht Club for more information.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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.

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 10:00am
Benicia Memorial Day Ceremony
Benicia Military Cemetery
Military East to Hospital Road, then follow signs.
Benicia, CA 94510

Sponsored by the Benicia Historical Society, you are invited to honor those that served at the ceremony featuring a military fly-over, color guard, guest speakers, music, rifle salute, wreath-laying ceremony,and much more.

To find your way there by GPS, enter 735 Buchanan St. Benicia, Ca. 94510 which will put you close to the gate.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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, June 4, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 5, 2015 - 7:30pm
Acoustic Music Art & Heart Monthly Friday Concert Series
Northgate Church
2201 Lake Herman Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(415_ 397-3542

One of six monthly spectacular music events through July. This one features the Guitarwork Ensemble. Doors open at 7:00PM. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 7:30pm
Spring Concert - Diablo Regional Concert Band
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Diablo Regional Concert Band will perform their annual Spring Concert with Cora Martens conducting.

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 13, 2015 - 12:00am - Friday, November 13, 2015 - 11:00pm
Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 707-0131

Back by popular demand, neighboring artists from Vallejo’s Obtainium Works Studio and the Bay Area Steampunk community will be back on First Street for the April 11 Benicia Art Walk. Expect to see guests artists showcasing art cars, art work, sculpture, clothing and jewelry inspired by this fictional genre that mixes Victorian with Wild West and Jules Verne. Full steam ahead.

Are you going? Reply to the Facebook Invitation

Thursday, June 18, 2015 (All day) - Thursday, July 23, 2015 (All day)
Exhibition by Artist Mary Clair Stotler
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery, in the Benicia Public Library, is hosting an exhibit of artwork created by Mary Claire Stotler through July 23rd.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Wine Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 11:30am
The MAGIC of Gerald Joseph Summer Show
City Gym
190 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Come experience some of the cleverest, funniest, most baffling magic you'll ever see. Only $2 per child.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 26, 2015 (All day)
Movie Night Under the Stars - Alexander...(PG)
Benicia City Park
First Street & Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Not Good, Very Bad Day begins at dusk. Bring pillows, blankets, low chairs, and sit back & enjoy the entertainment! Food and beverages are welcome; so don't forget your picnic dinner. Free admission & free popcorn during the movie. No smoking at this family event and no pets are allowed in park.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 3, 2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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.

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Freedom Festival: Picnic in the Park & Fireworks
City Park
First Street & Military West
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.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 11:30am
Python Ron Summer Show
Benicia City Gym
190 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 lizards, Python Ron gives everyone the opportunity to get close up and personal with these awesome creatures. Only $2 per child.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 10, 2015 - 7:30pm
Acoustic Music Art & Heart Monthly Friday Concert Series
Northgate Church
2201 Lake Herman Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(415) 397-3542

One of six monthly spectacular music events through July. This one features an artist to be announced. Doors open at 7:00PM. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 12:00am - Friday, December 11, 2015 - 11:00pm
Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 707-0131

Back by popular demand, neighboring artists from Vallejo’s Obtainium Works Studio and the Bay Area Steampunk community will be back on First Street for the April 11 Benicia Art Walk. Expect to see guests artists showcasing art cars, art work, sculpture, clothing and jewelry inspired by this fictional genre that mixes Victorian with Wild West and Jules Verne. Full steam ahead.

Are you going? Reply to the Facebook Invitation

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 6:00pm
Dragon Viper Cobra Improv Group
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Something more than improv! Not to be missed if you enjoy improv or think you might!

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 17, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
From Page to Screen: The Princess Bride
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Read the book ahead of time,then watch the movie with others and discuss both! They'll have movie-themed food for refreshments. Books are available for check out at the Library after June 15.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 24, 2015 (All day)
Movie Night Under the Stars - Big Hero 6 (PG)
Benicia City Park
First Street & Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Big Hero 6 begins at dusk. Bring pillows, blankets, low chairs, and sit back & enjoy the entertainment! Food and beverages are welcome; so don't forget your picnic dinner. Free admission & free popcorn during the movie. No smoking at this family event and no pets are allowed in park.

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 11:00am - Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 6:00pm
Benicia Waterfront Festival
First Street Green
90 First Street
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, craft beer tastings, tasty foods, vendor village, and kids’ activity area.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 1:00pm
Summer Carnival
Benicia Community Center Green
370 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

This favorite summer event features bounce houses, obstacles and a slide, along with face painting, contests, popcorn and much more! Only $2 per child.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 7, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 12:00am - Friday, January 8, 2016 - 11:00pm
Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 707-0131

Back by popular demand, neighboring artists from Vallejo’s Obtainium Works Studio and the Bay Area Steampunk community will be back on First Street for the April 11 Benicia Art Walk. Expect to see guests artists showcasing art cars, art work, sculpture, clothing and jewelry inspired by this fictional genre that mixes Victorian with Wild West and Jules Verne. Full steam ahead.

Are you going? Reply to the Facebook Invitation

Saturday, August 8, 2015 (All day)
Benicia Peddler's Fair
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-8680

The 52nd annual Peddler's Fair features 300 select antique and collectible dealers from all over the country and 20,000+ loyal fans on eight blocks of First Street in downtown Benicia. The Fair offers connoisseurs and new collectors alike an opportunity to examine and purchase items that include period furniture, decorative antiques, vintage textiles and fashion, pottery, porcelain, pink and blue depression glass, paintings, prints, jewelry, clocks, watches, and much, much more.
 

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 14, 2015 (All day)
Movie Night Under the Stars - Paddington (PG)
Benicia City Park
First Street & Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Paddington begins at dusk. Bring pillows, blankets, low chairs, and sit back & enjoy the entertainment! Food and beverages are welcome; so don't forget your picnic dinner. Free admission & free popcorn during the movie. No smoking at this family event and no pets are allowed in park.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 21, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Taste of First Street
Downtown Benicia
90 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 27, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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, September 3, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 4, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, September 6, 2015 (All day)
Benicia Film Festival
Benicia
Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Call for Entries: Submit your film for the Benicia Film Festival (September 4-6). Shorts & features accepted. Must have completed production in last 24 months. Entried due by May 1.

You're invited to Benicia’s 2nd Annual Film Festival! The Benicia Arts and Culture Commission is sponsoring the Benicia Film Festival, which will be held September 4-6, 2015. Films will be shown on Friday evening, September 4; all day Saturday, September 5; and Sunday afternoon, September 6. The films will vary in genre and come from throughout the United States. We look forward to seeing you there!

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 12, 2015 - 12:00am - Friday, February 12, 2016 - 11:00pm
Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 707-0131

Back by popular demand, neighboring artists from Vallejo’s Obtainium Works Studio and the Bay Area Steampunk community will be back on First Street for the April 11 Benicia Art Walk. Expect to see guests artists showcasing art cars, art work, sculpture, clothing and jewelry inspired by this fictional genre that mixes Victorian with Wild West and Jules Verne. Full steam ahead.

Are you going? Reply to the Facebook Invitation

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Oct 29 2015 .
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 18, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fine Arts & Craft Fair
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-2120

The 42nd Annual Benicia Fine Arts & Craft Fair features over 150 artisans and crafters showcasing a wide variety of fine arts & crafts in downtown Benicia. Event happens rain or shine. Admission and parking are FREE. Sponsored by Benicia Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center.

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Arts Benicia Annual Art Auction & Gala
Benicia Clocktower
1189 Washington Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-0131

Each September, art lovers and collectors from around the Bay Area flock to one of Benicia’s most exciting and entertaining fundraising events: Arts Benicia’s Art Auction & Gala. Last year’s Great Gatsby-themed auction was be held in Benicia’s historic Clock Tower included live music, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, Michael Van Auken’s outrageous and popular photo corner, and an exciting live art auction followed by dancing. This year’s event will no doubt surpass all expectations!

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 26, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Wine Walk
Downtown Benicia
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

Thursday, October 1, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, October 31, 2015 (All day)
Scarecrow Contest
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Stroll downtown Benicia and be greeted by scarecrows fashioned by downtown businesses, then vote for your favorite.

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 2, 2015 - 8:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-9791
Ghost Walk – First & Third Fridays at 8:00PM. Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigator Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past. Good walking shoes and flashlight are recommended. Limited capacity on tours that last approximately 2 hours, depending on what entity the group encounters. 12 years and older permitted on tours. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Tours are $25 per person. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.
Saturday, October 3, 2015 (All day)
Oktoberfest 2015
Benicia Clocktower
1189 Washington Street in the historic Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4200

The Benicia Human Services Board annual fundraiser is an authentic Oktoberfest which will feature German food, beer, wine and live entertainment. Break out the lederhosen and join them for a festive Autumn afternoon while supporting a great cause in our community!

More information to come.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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, October 10, 2015 - 12:00am - Friday, March 11, 2016 - 11:00pm
Art Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 707-0131

Back by popular demand, neighboring artists from Vallejo’s Obtainium Works Studio and the Bay Area Steampunk community will be back on First Street for the April 11 Benicia Art Walk. Expect to see guests artists showcasing art cars, art work, sculpture, clothing and jewelry inspired by this fictional genre that mixes Victorian with Wild West and Jules Verne. Full steam ahead.

Are you going? Reply to the Facebook Invitation

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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.

Repeats every week every Sunday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Oct 31 2015 .
Friday, October 16, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, October 31, 2015 (All day)
Haunted Depot
SP Train Depot
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 17, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, November 1, 2015 (All day)
Haunted Depot
SP Train Depot
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 17, 2015 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Zombie Brew Crawl
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Zombies descend upon the downtown to sample craft beers and tasty bites inside participating businesses - dare to join them?

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 12:00am - Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 11:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP Train Depot
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 22, 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
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 23, 2015 - 12:00am - Friday, November 6, 2015 - 11:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP Train Depot
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 24, 2015 - 12:00am - Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 11:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP Train Depot
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 24, 2015 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Halloween Costume Contest
City Park
First Street & Military West
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.

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 12:00am - Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 11:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP Train Depot
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 30, 2015 - 12:00am - Friday, November 13, 2015 - 11:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP Train Depot
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 31, 2015 - 12:00am - Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 11:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP Train Depot
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.

Sunday, November 1, 2015 (All day) - Thursday, December 3, 2015 (All day)
Downtown Holiday Shopping Spree
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

For every $10 you spend at participating downtown Benicia merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars. The drawing will take place on the evening of the Holiday Open House on December 4.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 (All day)
Small Business Saturday
Benicia
Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510

Skip the mall, shop small! Celebrate and support small local businesses and all they do for our community by shopping in Benicia this day.

Sunday, November 29, 2015 (All day)
Teddy Bear Tea Party
Camellia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Camellia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities. This event sells out quickly. Reservations are required by calling (707) 746-5293. 

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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 6, 2015 (All day)
Teddy Bear Tea Party
Camellia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Camellia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities. This event sells out quickly. Reservations are required by calling (707) 749-5293.

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Christmas Parade & Holiday Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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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