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Events Calendar

May 2019

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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Carquinez Straight Stitchers presents their bi-annual Quilt Show “Spring on the Straights”, with featured artist Judy Arrants.  We will have quilts, wearable...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Benicia’s Historical Clock Tower
1189 Washington Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Carquinez Straight Stitchers
Telephone: 707 246 2922
Contact Name: Jenny Roetzer
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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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The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
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Book signing Event. Save the Date. Locals and beyond welcomed. June 1, 2019 from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, a Saturday. Benicia’s Famous Barge Fight of 1889 Chronicled in a new book, Fight to...

Cost: No admission. Books for sale.

Where:
Union Hotel
401 1st Street
Address 2
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Ron J Jackson Jr
Telephone: 707-410-8557
Contact Name: Laura D Prien

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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
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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
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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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Tangerine by Edward Bloor

Where:
Library Edna Clyne Room
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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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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The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
Website »

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Where Business, Tech and Innovation Collide in Silicon Valley! TECHSPO Silicon Valley 2019 is a two-day technology expo taking place May 23th to 24th, 2019 at the luxurious InterContinental San...

Cost: $0

Where:
InterContinental San Francisco Hotel
888 Howard St
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: TECHSPO Silicon Valley
Telephone: 800-805-5385
Contact Name: TECHSPO Silicon Valley
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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

The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
Website »

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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: Varies

Where:
Downtown Benicia
, CA


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
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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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Book signing Event. Save the Date. Locals and beyond welcomed. June 1, 2019 from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, a Saturday. Benicia’s Famous Barge Fight of 1889 Chronicled in a new book, Fight to...

Cost: No admission. Books for sale.

Where:
Union Hotel
401 1st Street
Address 2
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Ron J Jackson Jr
Telephone: 707-410-8557
Contact Name: Laura D Prien

More information

Where Business, Tech and Innovation Collide in Silicon Valley! TECHSPO Silicon Valley 2019 is a two-day technology expo taking place May 23th to 24th, 2019 at the luxurious InterContinental San...

Cost: $0

Where:
InterContinental San Francisco Hotel
888 Howard St
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »


Sponsor: TECHSPO Silicon Valley
Telephone: 800-805-5385
Contact Name: TECHSPO Silicon Valley
Website »

More information

"State Capitol open Fridays, 10-5pm"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
Website »

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Capitol open Saturdays and Sundays 10-5pm

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
Website »

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