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Some adults go all-out with their deliciously costumed zombie personas, some come as themselves, but all have a great time tasting great brews downtown.
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September 2017

The first major exhibition of Gottfried Lindauer’s portraits of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, ever assembled in the United States, The Māori Portraits: Gottfried...

Where:
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA  94118
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Sponsor: de Young Museum
Telephone: 415-750-2636
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Sally Mack has been photographing two northern California wetlands sites, Guadalcanal Village and Cullinan Ranch, for many years. In addition to subjects such as pickleweed, reeds, and water, there...

Cost: free

Where:
Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA
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Sponsor: Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles
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Capitol open Saturdays and Sundays 10-5pm

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
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Your Gardening Resource Waterwise gardening is a sensible and responsible way of protecting our natural resources. The Garden is committed to providing customers a wonderful selection of...

Cost: Free to shop

Where:
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
200 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 151-064-32755
Contact Name: Jonathan Goodrich
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"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays 12-4pm by request"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
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This is the last of three class. Instruction includes techniques for painting on fabric.  Ages 10+yrs & adults, fee: $10 if you bring supplies, $15 includes supplies. Advance registration...

Cost: $15

Where:
The Hub
350 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA
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Telephone: 707 561 6514
Contact Name: The Hub
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Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
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From September 7 to October 24, Art Ventures Gallery (www.artventuresgallery.com) will be displaying psychedelic artwork to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Come join us and...

Cost: free

Where:
Art Ventures Gallery
888 Santa Cruz Ave
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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The first major exhibition of Gottfried Lindauer’s portraits of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, ever assembled in the United States, The Māori Portraits: Gottfried...

Where:
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: de Young Museum
Telephone: 415-750-2636
Website »

More information

Sally Mack has been photographing two northern California wetlands sites, Guadalcanal Village and Cullinan Ranch, for many years. In addition to subjects such as pickleweed, reeds, and water, there...

Cost: free

Where:
Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA
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Sponsor: Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles
Website »

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Computer aided language lab for beginner and intermediate adult ESL learners. Free! Meets on Monday mornings

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
Website »

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From September 7 to October 24, Art Ventures Gallery (www.artventuresgallery.com) will be displaying psychedelic artwork to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Come join us and...

Cost: free

Where:
Art Ventures Gallery
888 Santa Cruz Ave
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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The first major exhibition of Gottfried Lindauer’s portraits of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, ever assembled in the United States, The Māori Portraits: Gottfried...

Where:
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: de Young Museum
Telephone: 415-750-2636
Website »

More information

Sally Mack has been photographing two northern California wetlands sites, Guadalcanal Village and Cullinan Ranch, for many years. In addition to subjects such as pickleweed, reeds, and water, there...

Cost: free

Where:
Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA
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Sponsor: Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles
Website »

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"Build, strengthen and practice English language skills, make new friends - Free! Meet on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings"

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30pm Edna Cline Room

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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DON'T MISS THIS EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET FACE TO FACE WITH SELECT FRANCHISORS EXPANDING IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA.   WHEN AND WHERE? Two Dates AND Locations Option...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center
3780 Mount Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Frannet of the Bay Area
Telephone: 408-772-9868
Contact Name: Elizabeth Carmona
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Winnie Dancing On Her Own by Jennifer Richard Jacobson

Where:
Library Dona Benicia Room
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
Website »

More information

From September 7 to October 24, Art Ventures Gallery (www.artventuresgallery.com) will be displaying psychedelic artwork to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Come join us and...

Cost: free

Where:
Art Ventures Gallery
888 Santa Cruz Ave
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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The first major exhibition of Gottfried Lindauer’s portraits of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, ever assembled in the United States, The Māori Portraits: Gottfried...

Where:
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: de Young Museum
Telephone: 415-750-2636
Website »

More information

"Build, strengthen and practice English language skills, make new friends - Free! Meet on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings"

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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Sally Mack has been photographing two northern California wetlands sites, Guadalcanal Village and Cullinan Ranch, for many years. In addition to subjects such as pickleweed, reeds, and water, there...

Cost: free

Where:
Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA
View map »


Sponsor: Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles
Website »

More information

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
Website »

More information

From September 7 to October 24, Art Ventures Gallery (www.artventuresgallery.com) will be displaying psychedelic artwork to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Come join us and...

Cost: free

Where:
Art Ventures Gallery
888 Santa Cruz Ave
Menlo Park, CA  94025
View map »

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Learning Public Speaking the Supportive Way! Toastmasters – Where Communicators and Leaders Are Made. The Benicia Capitol Speakers Toastmasters club is a fun and supportive group who meet...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Benicia Chamber of Commerce Conference Room
601 1st Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Toastmasters Club #2080
Telephone: 707-290-4377
Contact Name: Larry J. Miller
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The first major exhibition of Gottfried Lindauer’s portraits of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, ever assembled in the United States, The Māori Portraits: Gottfried...

Where:
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: de Young Museum
Telephone: 415-750-2636
Website »

More information

Sally Mack has been photographing two northern California wetlands sites, Guadalcanal Village and Cullinan Ranch, for many years. In addition to subjects such as pickleweed, reeds, and water, there...

Cost: free

Where:
Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA
View map »


Sponsor: Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles
Website »

More information

State Capitol open Thursdays 12-4pm

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30pm Edna Cline Room

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

More information

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: Free Attendance

Where:
First Street Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

More information

From September 7 to October 24, Art Ventures Gallery (www.artventuresgallery.com) will be displaying psychedelic artwork to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Come join us and...

Cost: free

Where:
Art Ventures Gallery
888 Santa Cruz Ave
Menlo Park, CA  94025
View map »

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Meets in the Dona Benicia Room on the fourth Thursday of each month

Where:
Library Dona Benicia Room
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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The first major exhibition of Gottfried Lindauer’s portraits of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, ever assembled in the United States, The Māori Portraits: Gottfried...

Where:
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: de Young Museum
Telephone: 415-750-2636
Website »

More information

Sally Mack has been photographing two northern California wetlands sites, Guadalcanal Village and Cullinan Ranch, for many years. In addition to subjects such as pickleweed, reeds, and water, there...

Cost: free

Where:
Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA
View map »


Sponsor: Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
Benicia Main Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

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Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
Website »

More information

From September 7 to October 24, Art Ventures Gallery (www.artventuresgallery.com) will be displaying psychedelic artwork to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Come join us and...

Cost: free

Where:
Art Ventures Gallery
888 Santa Cruz Ave
Menlo Park, CA  94025
View map »

More information

Discovery the paranormal history of Downtown Benicia on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert.  Space is limited; prepaid reservations are required and can be made by calling...

Cost: $25.00 per person

Where:
Benicia Main Street Offices
90 First Street
Benicia, CA  9451
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Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
Website »

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

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

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The first major exhibition of Gottfried Lindauer’s portraits of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, ever assembled in the United States, The Māori Portraits: Gottfried...

Where:
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: de Young Museum
Telephone: 415-750-2636
Website »

More information

Sally Mack has been photographing two northern California wetlands sites, Guadalcanal Village and Cullinan Ranch, for many years. In addition to subjects such as pickleweed, reeds, and water, there...

Cost: free

Where:
Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA
View map »


Sponsor: Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles
Website »

More information

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
Website »

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The Community is invited to meet the Artists behind the art in the Remember When? art exhibit at The Hub. Come one, come all to view the fabulous art. Connect and network with...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
The Hub
350 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA
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Telephone: 707 561 6514
Contact Name: The Hub
Website »

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From September 7 to October 24, Art Ventures Gallery (www.artventuresgallery.com) will be displaying psychedelic artwork to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Come join us and...

Cost: free

Where:
Art Ventures Gallery
888 Santa Cruz Ave
Menlo Park, CA  94025
View map »

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​We are having a Benefit Concert to raise awareness and money for the homeless in Solano County.  This show will benefit the Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity and The Sparrow Project in...

Cost: 20

Where:
Empress Theatre
330 Virginia
Vallejo, CA  94590
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Telephone: 707.495.5546
Contact Name: Deirdre Cruz

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