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National Historic Listing in the Works for Benicia Depot

With just one final step in the process, the historic Southern Pacific Railroad Depot at the foot of First Street should become listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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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
Website »

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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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"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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Capitol Neighbor Speaker Series presents Elsie Robinson!  Living history again comes to the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.

Cost: $10.00 Adults, $5.00 Children

Where:
Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia State Parks Association
Telephone: 707-483-5461
Contact Name: Mike Caplin
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Former Benician, artist and nationally-read newspaper columnist Elsie Robinson commanded a following of 20 million daily readers in the late 1930's. Come find out more about the woman one...

Cost: $10 Adults; $5 for 17 and under

Where:
Benicia State Capitol Building
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: BSPA, State of California, City of Benicia
Telephone: 707-746-6193
Contact Name: Donnell Rubay
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This is the second of three classes. Third class is on Sept. 24. Instruction includes one-stroke techniques for painting on glass. Ages 10+yrs & adults, fee: $10 if you bring supplies. $15...

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 »

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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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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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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 »

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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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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 »

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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
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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Nightlights by Lorena Alvarez

Where:
Library Edna Clyne 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

"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
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

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 the third Wednesday 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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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 »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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 Fridays, 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
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
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

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 »

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Stroll First Street on a beautiful autumn afternoon and taste over a dozen wines being poured inside downtown shops.  Ages 21 and over.

Cost: Advance: $30 single, $55 couple, Day of Event: $35 per person

Where:
First Street Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

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

Cost: $30/Advance, $35/Day of event, $55pair/Advance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


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

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Make ‘n take. No drawing or painting experience needed. The supplies for designing your cover will be provided. This workshop includes writing sentiments. Limit to 6 students, fee: $5, ages...

Cost: $5

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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Make ‘n take. No drawing or painting experience needed. The supplies for designing your cover will be provided. This workshop includes writing sentiments. Limit to 6 students, fee: $5, ages...

Cost: $5

Where:
The Hub
350 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA
View map »


Telephone: 707 561 6514
Contact Name: The Hub
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 »

More information

"This yearÕs Art Auction theme is Arts Benicia Celebrates! 30 Years of Creativity and Community. The eveningÕs festivities will include hors dÕoeuvres from the First Street CafŽ, a silent...

Where:
Arts Benicia Ballery
"991 Tyler Street, Ste 114"
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Arts Benicia
Telephone: 707-747-0131
Website »

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