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Swashbucklers and Scalawags Descend on Vallejo Waterfront

The family-friendly, 12th annual Northern California Pirate Festival returns to Vallejo’s Waterfront Park, with entertainment for all ages, costumes, food and drink, games and more—a fun way to spend Father’s Day.

Classic Cars to Converge Along Benicia’s Waterfront

The 25th Anniversary event will bring new items and awards to the popular annual show featuring pre-1976 cars and trucks.

May Brings Out the Art Lovers in Benicia

Arts Benicia is promoting its annual Open Studios in May. This event features the opportunity to meet with and observe artists in their work studios over a two day period.

Benicia Yacht Club Cruises into Boating Season

Boating season is on the horizon this month as the Benicia Yacht Club plans its annual Opening Day on the Strait event, with food and drink, vendor booths, kid activities, sailboat racing, dinner and dancing.

Paintings by Benicia Artist Susan Street January 2-31

In her upcoming show at the Benicia Plein Air Gallery, Susan Street's art exhibit, Glorious New Mexico, captures on canvas her impressions of Cochiti Lake.

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Small town charm is a great big hit for thousands of people attending the annual downtown Holiday Open House, with hay rides, live music and shops serving food and drink are open late.

The Season’s Best Gifts from Downtown Benicia Shops

Vintage handkerchiefs, elegant art glass, fine jewelry, holiday mugs, candles and much more make gift giving easy.

Upcoming Exhibit at Milinda Perry Gallery

After designing books for 40 years, California artist John Tullis discovered the joy of oil painting. His upcoming show, Eyes Wide Open, runs Nov. 1 – Dec. 31.

Benicia Plein Air Gallery November Featured Artist

Local artist Samantha McNally’s plein air watercolor paintings are featured this month at the downtown Benicia gallery, next to Gallery 621 and the HQ Gallery.

A First Street Primer, I Street to J Street

Downtown Benicia’s 900 block features popular restaurants Nine Zero Seven, Venticello’s, Pacifica Pizza and Matsuri Sushi, as well as two salons.