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Of all the many assets Benicia enjoys, it seems what people love most is … the people.

Benicia is a town people love. For a variety of reasons, sunsets, the waterfront, the parades and events, the history and more, it’s the friendliness and small town feel that are valued most.
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December 2016

"The Historical MuseumÕs Christmas Tree lot features large selections of species and sizes, assistance in choosing and securing trees, plus candy canes, coloring pages and free Museum passes to...

Where:
Stone Hall at Benicia Historical Museum
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
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"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...

Where:
Historic Benicia Arsenal
"Jackson, Tyler, Grant and Polk Streets"
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Arsenal Artists
Telephone: 707-319-5361
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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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Camelia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in festivities at 828 First Street. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 707-746-5293.

Cost: TBD

Where:
Camelia Tea Room
828 First Street
benicia, CA  94510
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"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 1st Sundays & 3rd Saturdays at 1, 2, & 3pm"

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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Camelia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities at 828 First Street. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 707-746-5293.

Cost: TBD

Where:
Camelia Tea Room
828 First Street
benicia, CA  94510
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The Sunday School of Art presents: Acrylic Painting for beginners and experienced artists. Dec. 4 at 2:00 pm-5:00 pm. Learn to paint with acrylics. Children: 10-18 yrs, and adults. Call...

Cost: 20.00

Where:
The Hub
350 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA  94590
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"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 1st Sundays & 3rd Saturdays at 1, 2, & 3pm"

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 free, family-friendly event is packed full of activities, including Candy Cane Lane crafts at the library, Reindeer Stop Flight School and gingerbread house crafts at the VetÕs Hall, hot...

Where:
Downtown Martinez
Downtown Martinez
Martinez, CA
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Sponsor: City of Martinez
Telephone: 925-372-3510
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"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 1st Sundays & 3rd Saturdays at 1, 2, & 3pm"

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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Camelia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities at 828 First Street. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 707-746-5293.

Cost: TBD

Where:
Camelia Tea Room
828 First Street
benicia, CA  94510
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Verismo Opera Presents La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny) by Giuseppe Verdi Tickets & information: 707-864-5508, Brown Paper Tickets 800-838-3006 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop...

Cost: $15-$30

Where:
Bay Area Stage Theater
515 Broadway St.
Vallejo, CA  94590
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Sponsor: Verismo Opera
Telephone: 707-864-5508
Contact Name: Frederick Winthrop
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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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"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...

Where:
Historic Benicia Arsenal
"Jackson, Tyler, Grant and Polk Streets"
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Arsenal Artists
Telephone: 707-319-5361
Website »

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"The Historical MuseumÕs Christmas Tree lot features large selections of species and sizes, assistance in choosing and securing trees, plus candy canes, coloring pages and free Museum passes to...

Where:
Stone Hall at Benicia Historical Museum
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
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"The Historical MuseumÕs Christmas Tree lot features large selections of species and sizes, assistance in choosing and securing trees, plus candy canes, coloring pages and free Museum passes to...

Where:
Stone Hall at Benicia Historical Museum
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
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
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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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Reading Meanwhile by Jason Shiga

Where:
Library Dona Benicia Room
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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"Read your poetry and listen to others with Benicia's Poet Laureate, Lois Requist; refreshments are served"

Where:
Library Dona Benicia 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 Historical MuseumÕs Christmas Tree lot features large selections of species and sizes, assistance in choosing and securing trees, plus candy canes, coloring pages and free Museum passes to...

Where:
Stone Hall at Benicia Historical Museum
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Website »

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Meets in the Dona Benicia Room on the First 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
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Create a beautiful and festive wreath or garland to add to your holiday decorations. Greens from the Garden and other materials are included, but be sure to bring your own hand pruners.

Cost: $50

Where:
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
200 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-644-9841
Contact Name: Deepa Natarajan
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We empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Please feel free to join us! 

Cost: Come check us out at no cost!

Where:
Benicia Chamber Of Commerce
601 1st Street
Conference room is in the back
Benicia , CA  94510
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Telephone: 510-388-9227
Contact Name: Paula
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"The Historical MuseumÕs Christmas Tree lot features large selections of species and sizes, assistance in choosing and securing trees, plus candy canes, coloring pages and free Museum passes to...

Where:
Stone Hall at Benicia Historical Museum
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Website »

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DECEMBER 8 - 11 | 11 am - 4 pm  Come have a fabulous time finding beautiful and unusual gifts for the holidays at our special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall....

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: 510-644-9841
Contact Name: Deepa Natarajan
Website »

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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 »

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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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Poetry reading on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 7-10pm. If you enjoy poetry, come to listen or read your favorite poetry or poems you've written. Free admission. Donations...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Hub
350 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA  94590
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"Brimming with music and dance, love and laughter, spectacular special effects and scary ghosts, it's no wonder the critics have called it ""THE Christmas Carol to see in the Bay Area."" Join the...

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
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Sponsor: Center REPertory Theater
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"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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"The Historical MuseumÕs Christmas Tree lot features large selections of species and sizes, assistance in choosing and securing trees, plus candy canes, coloring pages and free Museum passes to...

Where:
Stone Hall at Benicia Historical Museum
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Website »

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DECEMBER 8 - 11 | 11 am - 4 pm  Come have a fabulous time finding beautiful and unusual gifts for the holidays at our special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall....

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: 510-644-9841
Contact Name: Deepa Natarajan
Website »

More information

"Brimming with music and dance, love and laughter, spectacular special effects and scary ghosts, it's no wonder the critics have called it ""THE Christmas Carol to see in the Bay Area."" Join the...

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
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Sponsor: Center REPertory Theater
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"Diablo Regional Concert Band will perform their annual Winter Concert at the library, with Cora Martens conducting. For more info, contact Parks & Community services."

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4285
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"Brimming with music and dance, love and laughter, spectacular special effects and scary ghosts, it's no wonder the critics have called it ""THE Christmas Carol to see in the Bay Area."" Join the...

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
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Sponsor: Center REPertory Theater
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Annual Holiday Bazaar at The Hub features over 20 local artists selling their hand-crafted items.  The best gifts are the hand crafts items made locally. Shop for yourself or those special...

Cost: free

Where:
The Hub
350 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA  94590
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"The Historical MuseumÕs Christmas Tree lot features large selections of species and sizes, assistance in choosing and securing trees, plus candy canes, coloring pages and free Museum passes to...

Where:
Stone Hall at Benicia Historical Museum
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
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
Website »

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The parade starts at 10a.m.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...

Cost: 0

Where:
Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510

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Used Book Sale Second Saturdays 10am-4pm

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

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DECEMBER 8 - 11 | 11 am - 4 pm  Come have a fabulous time finding beautiful and unusual gifts for the holidays at our special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall....

Cost: Free to shop

Where:
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
200 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
View map »


Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-644-9841
Contact Name: Deepa Natarajan
Website »

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Visit with St. Nicholas at the historic Fischer Hanlon House and learn how to make classic Victorian ornaments for a small fee.

Where:
Fischer-Hanlon House
First & West G Streets
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
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Benicia Fire Department invites everyone for pictures with Santa. The first photo session from 2-3pm is for children with special needs. The second photo session is open for all.

Where:
Benicia Fire Station #11
150 Military West
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Fire Station #11
Telephone: 707-736-4275
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"Brimming with music and dance, love and laughter, spectacular special effects and scary ghosts, it's no wonder the critics have called it ""THE Christmas Carol to see in the Bay Area."" Join the...

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
View map »


Sponsor: Center REPertory Theater
Website »

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Benicia Fire Department invites everyone for pictures with Santa. The first photo session from 2-3pm is for children with special needs. The second photo session is open for all.

Where:
Benicia Fire Station #11
150 Military West
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Fire Station #11
Telephone: 707-736-4275
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"The annual Lighted Boat Parade, hosted by the Benicia Marina, is free and open to the public. Boats will leave the marina at 6:00 pm, proceed down the Carquinez Strait, past the First Street Pier,...

Where:
Benicia Marina
266 East B Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Marina
Telephone: 707-745-2628
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​Noche Buena concert of choral music, presented by the Vallejo Choral Society at beautiful St. Paul's Episcopal Church, corner of 1st and J streets in Benicia. Join us...

Cost: Adult: $20; Senior: $15; Student: $10; Minors under 12: free

Where:
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
120 East J Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Vallejo Choral Society
Telephone: 415-672-1285
Contact Name: Rebecca Gulick
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"Brimming with music and dance, love and laughter, spectacular special effects and scary ghosts, it's no wonder the critics have called it ""THE Christmas Carol to see in the Bay Area."" Join the...

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
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Sponsor: Center REPertory Theater
Website »

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