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August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

Benicia’s dramatic waterfront shows off antiques and vintage stores along First Street, plus the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Plein air painters from around the Bay will capture scenic vistas in Benicia at the second annual paint-out event, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017

Tantalize your Palate at Annual Taste of First Street

Bust out of your restaurant rut by sampling the many small bites offered at Benicia Main Street’s annual Taste of First Street event, which also includes wine.

History, Aesthetics & Usage of Benicia Water Portrayed in Art Exhibit

Benicia’s waterfront location as a port city in the 1800s, the aesthetics of the Carquinez Strait, water usage, the affects of drought, flooding and more are captured through the lens of local artists in Drop by Drop, an upcoming Exhibit.

Getting Better With Age

One of Benicia’s largest events, the 54th annual Peddler’s Fair just keeps getting better with a huge variety of antiques, collectibles, music, food and drink and children’s activities.

Benicia Main Street Gears Up for Annual Music Festival

Downtown Benicia plays host once again to the annual Waterfront Music Festival with two days of nonstop rock and roll, a vendor village and food and drink, with the dramatic backdrop of the Carquinez Strait.

Contests, Games and More at Benicia Bark for Life

Benicia’s First Street Green plays host to the annual Bark for Life, an event that raises awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

Summer Movie Magic at City Park Gazebo

With picnic blankets, pillows and popcorn, Benicia families turn out in droves for the Movie Night Under the Stars summer offerings.

Get Tickets Now for the Popular June Wine Walk

Benicia Main Street is gearing up for another food and drink event in downtown Benicia. Shop owners are pouring a variety of wines wine with nibbles as ticket holders can sip, walk and shop along First Street.

Summer’s Annual Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off in July

With professional performers from San Francisco and New York, the 45th annual Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival returns July 8, 2017, to Sand Harbor on Tahoe’s eastern shore, with multiple Shakespearian productions along with a hilarious Sherlock Holmes whodunit.