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Tuesday, January 6, 2015 (All day) - Tuesday, February 3, 2015 (All day)
Shoreline Inspiration - Artist Exhibition
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(925) 408 6283
Benicia Plein Air Gallery's January exhibition features the works of artist Pat Ryll inspired by this charming community on the water's edge. Meet the artist at the reception on January 10, 2:00-4:00PM. Original watercolors by Benicia Community Seniors will also be on display at the reception. Gallery is open Thursday-Sundays, 11:00AM-5:00PM (winter hours).
Saturday, January 10, 2015 (All day) - Friday, February 13, 2015 (All day)
Iconic Photographs of the American West Exhibition
Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Gallery, Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Artist Jenny Landell's exhibition includes 10 landscapes on canvas, 16"x48", windows onto a natural world, and more. Meet the artist at her reception on January 31, 2:00-4:00PM at the gallery.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, March 8, 2015 (All day)
Art of a Community
Arts Benicia
991 Tyler Street #114
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747.0131

This exhibition is a celebration of the rich artist community in Benicia and the Bay Area, showcasing work from artists at all levels: from artists showing for the first time to mid-career studio artists and artists who have spent their lifetime honing their practice. This event is free and open to the public. Events happening during this exhibition: Opening Reception January 24, 7:00-9:00 PM Family Art Day February 22, 1:00-3:00 PM The gallery is open from 12:00-5:00PM, Wednesday-Sunday during exhibitions.

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Crab Feed + Rockin 80's Party - Liberty Gymnastics Parent Club
Benicia Clocktower
1189 Washington Street in the historic Benicia Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 342 7825

You're invited to the annual all-you-can-eat Crab Feed! Rock the 80s with the spinning styles of DJ Takyon. Win fun prizes with 80's trivia, and be sure to dress up for the 80's costume contest (prizes for "Best 80s Movie", "Best 80s Rocker", "Best 80s Boy" and "Best 80s Girl"). Plus, bid at the silent auction, featuring Disneyland tickets and a party room at the Rellik Tavern! This event supports competitive boys and girls gymnastics. Tickets must be purchsed in advance on the website or call (707) 342.7825.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Artist Reception - Iconic Photographs of the American West
Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Galler, Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-4343

Meet artist Jenny Yandell at the reception for her exhibition "Iconic Photographys of the American West". Exhibit runs through February 13.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 6:00pm
Crab Feed - BPSEA
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4229

Benicia Public Service Employees Association invites you to enjoy CRAB plus salad, pasta, garlic bread, raffle prizes, and fun! Doors open at 6:00PM, No host cocktails 'til dinner at 7:00PM. Ticket are $45. Call Ed at 707.746.4229 or 479.0059. Proceeds benefit Outlaw Girls Softball Team

Thursday, February 5, 2015 (All day) - Monday, March 2, 2015 (All day)
California in Full, Pastels Exhibition
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
Benicia Plein Air Gallery hosts California in Full, the rich expressions in pastel of Diane Ringwood. On Valentine’s Day Weekend, February 14-15, meet Ringwood at the reception in the gallery with the MOST paintings you will be able to see at one time, and larger paintings in the gallery those two days.
 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 6:00pm
Jazz 'N Crab Feed
Benicia Clocktower
1189 Washington Street in the historic Benicia Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 742-3888

What goes well with Crab? Live Jazz! Benicia's award winning Jazz bands from the Benicia Middle and High Schools show off their talent every first Friday in February at the annual Jazz 'N Crab Feed at Benicia's Clocktower. Doors open at 6PM and we go until everyone stops dancing! We hope you will come join the fun.

Proceeds go directly to Benicia's Middle School and High School music programs. Ticket sales begin in early January and end the Friday before the event.

Friday, February 6, 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 Murial Anderson, classical & harp guitar. Doors open at 7:00PM. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Wine & Chocolate Walk
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Stroll First Street with your sweetheart tasting fine wine and chocolate pairings inside downtown shops

Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Love Poetry Awards
Benicia Historical Museum Stone Hall
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-5435

Sponsored by the Museum and Benicia Public Library’s First Tuesday Poetry group, this event features readings of original poetry by entrants and an awards presentation to the winners as well as a “pop up” exhibit commemorating the iconic love story of Concepcion Arguello and Nikolai Rezanov. Event is free & refreshments will be served.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
Benicia vs. San Francisco: Gold Rush Rivals
Camellia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Presentation by Professor Greg Tiles will tell the fascinating story of this early California rivalry and explore some of the reasons why Gold Rush San Francisco eclipsed Gold Rush Benicia. He will also compare major formative developments in both cities so profoundly affected by the dramatic course of early California history.

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 4:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigators. 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, February 21, 2015 (All day) - Friday, February 27, 2015 (All day)
Pamper Me Week
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

A week dedicated to discovering all the number of ways to relax, rejuvenate, and pamper yourself on First Street.

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Mardi Gras Celebration
Benicia Clock Tower
1189 Washington Street in the historic Benicia Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510

Celebrate Mardi Gras with an evening of great food, music, entertainment, and an exiting live and silent auction. Wear your best your best Mardi Gras attire. Event is sponsored by the Joe Henderson and Robert Semple PTGs. Tickets are $40, available at www.jhrsauctionevent.org/ or www.facebook.com/jhrsAuctionEvent

Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Family Art Day - Art of a Community
Arts Benicia
991 Tyler Street, #114
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-0131

Bring the kids for a day of fun exploring this exhibit with hands-on activities. This exhibition is a celebration of the rich artist community in Benicia and the Bay Area, showcasing work from artists at all levels: from artists showing for the first time to mid-career studio artists and artists who have spent their lifetime honing their practice. This event is free and open to the public. The gallery is open from 12:00-5:00PM, Wednesday-Sunday during exhibitions.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 6:00pm
Trivia 24 - Alice in Libraryland
Benicia Clocktower
1189 Washington Street in the historic Benicia Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4658
The 24th annual Trivia Bee benefitting Benicia Public Library is a fun evening of friendly trivia competition. Register your team of three now for $300 or purchase a ticket to watch for $30 (go on sale Feb. 2 at the Library). Tickets include dinner and entertainment!
Friday, March 6, 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 Motoshi Kosako, jazz harp. Doors open at 7:00PM. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 6:00pm
Crab Feed - B.D.E.S. Benicia Holy Ghost Committee
Historic BDES Hall
140 West J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-1393

B.D.E.S. Benicia Holy Ghost Committee's annual March Crab Feed features tossed salad, pasta, garlic bread and...CRAB! No host cocktails begin at 6:00PM, Dinner at 7:00PM. Tickets are $45/person. Call for more info. Note: We will not host a dance following the crab feed.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
St. Patrick's Day Beer Crawl
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day, let out your Irish cheer and sample craft beers inside participating businesses.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 8:00pm
Black Irish in Concert
Benicia Historical Museum Stone Hall
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-5435

“Black Irish” serves up their hearty musical stew of Celtic melodies and California history combining ancient songs and original compositions for a memorable evening. Tickets are $20 and are available on the Museum website, in the BHM gift shop and office, and at Bookshop Benicia. Doors open at 7:00 PM; no host bar.

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 4:00pm
A Call to Arms: The Benicia Arsenal - WWII (Exhibit Opening Event)
Benicia Historical Museum
2060 Camel Road in the historic Benicia Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-5435

The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is pleased to announce the opening of their upcoming temporary exhibit “A Call to Arms: The Benicia Arsenal - WWII”.  The event will start with a historical overview presentation by Sergeant Major Daniel Sebby of the CA State Military Department, followed by a “Benicia Arsenal USO Canteen” dance incorporating WWII memorabilia and decorations, music from the 40s, and a no-host bar and canteen-style food items to fuel the troops!  Attendees are invited to wear appropriate period clothing to add to the authenticity of the atmosphere.   

Executive Director Elizabeth d’Huart is urging members of the community to contribute their own WWII Benicia Arsenal materials for assessment and inclusion in the exhibit.  They are invited to share their stories, photographs, documents, uniforms, medals or any other artifacts  to augment the narratives illustrating the Arsenal’s role in the war featuring the people who worked here and the products manufactured, repaired and shipped to all WWII theaters of operation; (please submit items by March 6). 

 

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Benicia Mini Maker Faire
Benicia Middle School
1100 Southampton Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(707)

Attend the first annual Benicia Mini Maker Faire, a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. This event  offers all sorts of hands-on activities for makers of all ages. Whether you are interested in clean technology, electronics, arts and crafts or the DIY movement, you will want to mark your calendars and invite all your friends to attend this exciting day of exploring, learning and making new things.Tickets and exhibit applications are available here.

Call for Makers! Sign up as a maker to exhibit a hands-project. Our Call For Makers is open to anyone who wants to display or sell something related to the maker community. Spread the word and sign up now before the February 28th deadline.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 7:30pm
Acoustic Music Art & Heart Monthly Friday Concert Series
Northgate Church
2201 Lake Herman Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(414) 297-3542

One of six monthly spectacular music events through July. This one features Alex DeGrassi, steel & string guitar. Doors open at 7:00PM. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 8:00am
Benicia Run for Education
Downtown Benicia
First & B Street start
Benicia, CA 94510
(866) 325-6395

10K, 5K & 1M Fun Run, plus special events for non-runners in support of the Benicia Education Foundation.

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.

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Oct 29 2015 .
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 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.

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.

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 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Benicia Celebrates V-E Day
Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-3385

Watch this space. More info to follow

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 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.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 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, 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.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 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.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 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.

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 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, 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.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 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.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 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, June 20, 2015 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm
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

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 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.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 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, July 3, 2015 - 6:30am - 9:30am
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
Picnic in the Park
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.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 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, 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.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 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.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 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, 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 - Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 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.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 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.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 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.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 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.

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 - Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 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.

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 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.

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 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.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 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 24, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 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 26, 2015 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm
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 - Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 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, October 8, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 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, October 15, 2015 - 4:00pm - Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 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.

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 (All day)
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 - Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 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, 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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