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Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

For many years running, the City of Benicia has participated in Sunset Magazine’s Sunset Celebration Weekend, an event for visitors that targets travelers and tourists exploring cities across the west.

Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Each year, the Benicia Historical Society honors veterans with a popular and poignant ceremony at the Benicia Post Arsenal Cemetery, including music, poems, prayers, color guard and more

Annual Artist Open Studios Returns May 6-7

Benicia’s big weekend art event, hosted by Arts Benicia, draws thousands of art lovers, art buyers and curious visitors to artists’ live/work studios and local galleries.

The Carquinez Village Project, From Concept to Reality

Aging seniors can find connection, resources and a volunteer support system helping with any number of needs, with the launch of the new “Village” April 3.

Volunteers Nearing $1 Million in Used Book Sales

Through their monthly used book sales, the volunteer organization, Friends of the Benicia Library, raises money for vital library programs.

Fun Run is a Win-win for Benicia Schools and Runners

Open to all, the Benicia Education Foundation’s Run for Education foot race, now in its 10th year, enhances community spirit, helps local schools and provides a great way to enjoy downtown Benicia’s charm while exercising or qualifying for a marathon.

24th Annual Benicia Classic Car Show Returns to the Waterfront

400 classic cars will be on display along downtown Benicia’s pier and First Street Green, to the delight of the huge crowds who come to admire them, and enjoy the food, music and more.

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Now in its third year, Benicia Maker Faire joins other Maker movements across the world in taking innovation out of the exclusive realm of tech companies and empowering the minds of creative individuals and visionaries within communities.

Art permeates Benicia's cultural scene in numerous ways

Arts Benicia and the Benicia Library to offer gallery exhibits featuring local artists, including one with student art

Community Nonprofit Theatre at its Best with “The Game’s Afoot”

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group’s fall performance of “The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays,” is a murder mystery with a twist, featuring the famous Sherlock Holmes.