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Monday, August 1, 2016 (All day) - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 (All day)
There is Something About the Depot
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 319-1136

The twelve artist at the Benicia Plein Air Gallery will showcase their interpretations of the Benicia SP Depot at the foot of First Street. Group reception will be on Friday, August 12 from 4-6PM. At that reception, Benicia poets will read their poems on the same subject. Food and beverages will be served at the reception.

Repeats every week until Fri Oct 28 2016 .
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 8:00am - 7:00pm
First Annual Benicia Plein Air Paint Out and Reception
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(415) 828-4991

Forty Plein Air artists working in all styles and mediums will be painting at various locations around picturesque Benicia for Benicia Plein Air Gallery’s First Annual Plein Air Paint Out from 8:00-3:00 PM. Fine Art Judge John Finger will choose the prize winning paintings. Awards will be presented to the winners at 4:30 PM by Benicia Mayor Elizabeth Patterson. You are invited to enjoy the art, food and music from 4:30 - 7:00 PM!

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
One Soldier's Experience: National Guard Service Home and Abroad
Benicia Historical Museum Stone Hall
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-5435

Captain Christopher J. Meloy's personal military story is interwoven with the history of the Army National Guard, detailing a variety of his experiences, including administrative support to the Special Olympics World Games, as well as his time deployed to Afghanistan.

Captain Christopher J. Meloy, currently Headquarters & Headquarters Company (HHC) Commander of Benicia's 749th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. Through his photographs and narrative, Captain Meloy paints an intriguing picture of life today as a soldier in this relatively unknow component of the US military located in our own backyard.

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Friday, September 2, 2016 (All day) - Sunday, September 4, 2016 (All day)
Benicia Film Festival
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707( 746.4358

Join us for Benicia’s 3rd Annual Film Festival! Benicia Arts and Culture Commission is sponsoring this spectacular event. Films varying in genre will be screened from all over the world at the Benicia Veteran's Hall and the Majestic Theatre in downtown Benicia. We look forward to seeing you there! Click here for tickets.

Repeats every month on the first Friday until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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 3, 2016 (All day)
Benicia Yacht Club Jazz Cup Race
Benicia Yacht Club
400 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-0739

Benicia Yacht Club opens to the public for the 29th annual Jazz Cup Race. With over 100 sailboats registered, sailors from all over the world will race from South Beach Yacht Club in San Francisco to Benicia Yacht Club! Watch the boats come in along the Benicia waterfront in the afternoon. There will be live music throughout the day and the Norton Lounge will be open to all guests! First band starts at 12:30 PM, second at 3:30 PM and third at 7:30 PM. Food available 12:30-3:00 PM. Dinner and dancing in the eveing. Come welcome the sailor and have some fun!

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:30am
Sing a Story with SF Opera!
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

For ages five and up, this interactive program presented by a member of the San Francisco Opera will feature scenes from The Magic Flute. Come prepared to sing!

Repeats every month on the second Saturday until Fri Oct 14 2016 except Sat Aug 13 2016.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Benicia Art Walk 2016
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Benicia Art Walk 2016 kicks-off on Saturday, June 11, 3-6 PM in downtown Benicia. Enjoy great art, live music, and small sips...all FREE!

Participating galleries are Once Upon a Canvas, Benicia Plein Air Gallery, Gallery 621, Mernie Buchanan Studio & Gallery, Lindsay Art Glass, and Gallerie Renee Marie. Check out these galleries and more on First Street in downtown Benicia on the Second Saturdays of June, July, September & October, 3:00-6:00 PM.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Expanding Experiences: Wine Tasting & Artist Open Studios
Historic Arsenal Artists' Studios
Jackson Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Expanding Experiences is the premiere Wine Tasting & Open Art Studio event sponsored by the Benicia Rotary Foundation and Arts Benicia. The proceeds are used to provide opportunities to reach at-risk and other youth through music, the arts and other life-expanding experiences.

Please enjoy premiere wines and support the students of Liberty High School. More info on tickets coming soon.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Friday, September 16, 2016 (All day) - Saturday, September 17, 2016 (All day)
Benicia Fashion Runway Weekend
Christina S Fashion Destination
370 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-5125

Benicia Fashion Runway Weekend is back with four Project Runway All Star designers! Meet and meet the designers on Friday evening, then enjoy trunk shows and a Grand Finale Runway Show on Saturday at Treasury Commons Plaza. More info to come...

Repeats every month on the third Friday until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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 17, 2016 (All day)
Benicia Fine Arts & Craft Fair
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-2120

The Fine Arts & Craft on display for sale at the annual fair on First Street in downtown Benicia. Parking and admission are free.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 (All day)
Coastal Cleanup Day
Coastline and designated areas
throughout Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510

Keep out waterfront beautiful. More info to come.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 (All day)
Arts Benicia Art Auction & Gala
Arts Benicia
991 Tyler Street #114 in the historic Benicia Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-0131

Stay tuned for more details.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Wine Walk
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (All day) - Monday, October 31, 2016 (All day)
Scarecrow Contest
Participating Merchants
Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

As people stroll downtown during the month of October they will be greeted by scarecrows fashioned by downtown businesses. Vote for your favorite at participating locations or at Benicia Main Street, 90 First Street.

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (All day)
Oktoberfest!
Benicia
Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510

Stay tuned for details.

Repeats every week until Sun Oct 23 2016 except Sat Oct 15 2016.
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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, October 6, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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 8, 2016 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Benicia Art Walk 2016
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Benicia Art Walk 2016 kicks-off on Saturday, June 11, 3-6 PM in downtown Benicia. Enjoy great art, live music, and small sips...all FREE!

Participating galleries are Once Upon a Canvas, Benicia Plein Air Gallery, Gallery 621, Mernie Buchanan Studio & Gallery, Lindsay Art Glass, and Gallerie Renee Marie. Check out these galleries and more on First Street in downtown Benicia on the Second Saturdays of June, July, September & October, 3:00-6:00 PM.

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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, October 13, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House
Station 11
150 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4275

A fun day at Benicia Fire Department is planned with Free Food, Goodie Bags for the Kids, Fire Engine Show & Tell, Face Painting, Hands-on Extinguisher Demo, Rope Rescue Demo, Coast Guard Boat Tours, and Fire Station Tours.

More info will be available at https://www.facebook.com/Benicia-Fire-Department-122459117856418/

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Zombie Brew Crawl
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Nov 12 2016 .
Friday, October 21, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Repeats every week until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP 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 luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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 22, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Halloween Costume Contest & Sidewalk Stroll
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street offers a great time for 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.

Repeats every week until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train 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 luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

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.

Repeats every week until Sat Nov 12 2016 .
Sunday, October 23, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Repeats every week until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train 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 luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Friday, October 28, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP 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 luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
Halloween at the Library
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Bring your carved pumpkin to enter the twentieth annual Jack-o-Lantern Contest at 7:00 PM, or just come vote for your favorite. While the judges choose the winners, listen to some scary stories; very scary ones told in the dark for brave children (8 and up), and less scary ones for younger children. The contest is open to everyone, including teens and adults, so show off those carving skills! (No flashing lights in the pumpkins, please.)

Saturday, October 29, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train 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 luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Sunday, October 30, 2016 (All day)
Bewitching Tea
Camellia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Why should the kids have all the fun at Halloween? Enjoy a Haunted Hat Contest, fashion show by Christina S, and traditional tea at Camellia Tea Room. Choose from three seatings: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM. Cost is $45/person. Advance reservations & payment required. Proceeds benefit SafeQuest Solano and STAND of Contra Costa County, non-profit agencies that serve victims of domestic violence. Sponsored by Camellia Tea Room & Soroptimist International of Benicia.

Sunday, October 30, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train 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 luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train 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 luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (All day) - Thursday, December 1, 2016 (All day)
Downtown Holiday Shopping Spree
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars! For every $10 you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. The drawing will take place on the evening of the Holiday Open House on December 2nd.

Friday, November 4, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Saturday, November 5, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Sunday, November 6, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Friday, November 11, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Saturday, November 12, 2016 (All day)
The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-1269

An entertaining whodunit by Ken Ludwig, directed by Clinton Vidal. Show run Friday & Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through November 12. Show & Dinner deal with Nine 0 Seven Grill on Oct. 30 & Nov. 6 only.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Family Storytime & Teddy Bear Sleepover
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

For kids ages 5-8:  Bring a teddy bear or other stuffed animal for a fun storytime at 6:30 PM. Then leave your stuffed animal at the Library for a sleepover, while you go home to sleep. Pick them up the next morning after 10:00 AM. On Wednesday morning, you'll find out what a bunch of stuffed animals get up to when the Library is closed!

Saturday, November 26, 2016 (All day)
Small Business Saturday
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

You are invited to spend their holiday season shopping dollars in Downtown Benicia and celebrate the local businesses that make Benicia one-of-a-kind.

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The kick-off to the Holiday 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 along with the tree lighting (at 6:30 PM at the foot of First Street), add a festive atmosphere to this family event.

Saturday, December 3, 2016 (All day)
Teddy Bear Tea Party
Camelia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Camelia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities of the holiday season. Seatings are at 10:30 AM, 1:00 and 3:30 PM. Reservations are required by calling (707) 746-5293.

Repeats every day until Mon Dec 05 2016 .
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Benicia Arsenal Artists Open Studios
Historic Benicia Arsenal
Jackson,Tyler, Grant and Polk Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 319 5361
Benicia Arsenal Artists invite you to their Holiday Open Studios featuring an abundance of large and small works: Painting - Mixed Media - Print Making - Sculpture - Photography - Glass - Jewelry and More. Works of art for collecting or giving at every price range.

Studio buildings are circa 1850’s – 1920’s; all within walking distance. Free admission and parking.
Sunday, December 4, 2016 (All day)
Teddy Bear Tea Party
Camelia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Camelia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities of the holiday season. Seatings are at 10:30 AM, 1:00 and 3:30 PM. Reservations are required by calling (707) 746-5293.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Benicia Arsenal Artists Open Studios
Historic Benicia Arsenal
Jackson,Tyler, Grant and Polk Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 319 5361
Benicia Arsenal Artists invite you to their Holiday Open Studios featuring an abundance of large and small works: Painting - Mixed Media - Print Making - Sculpture - Photography - Glass - Jewelry and More. Works of art for collecting or giving at every price range.

Studio buildings are circa 1850’s – 1920’s; all within walking distance. Free admission and parking.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Christmas Parade & Holiday Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia's Christmas Parade starts at 10:00 AM at First and D Streets and ends at H Street. The parade features local marching bands, dancers, and the much anticipated Santa Claus. The Holiday Market features handcrafted arts & crafts, gourmet items and delicious foods.

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Pictures with Santa
Benicia Fire Station #11
150 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4275

Benicia Fire Department invites you for Pictures with Santa. There is a session from 2:00-3:00 PM for children with special needs. The session from 4:00-6:00 PM is open for all. More info coming soon...

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