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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.

Marsh, Mud, and Microbes California wetlands Exhibit

Through October 2017, the Benicia Library Gallery features photos of two Northern California wetlands sites, including Archaea, a 3-billion year old life form.

Music you love at local venues

Rock, blues, Irish Music, tribute bands, symphony music and more can be found within easy reach for Benicia residents—Check out these bands playing in Benicia and local towns in October.

A Showcase of Unique Films

Carter’s Biz Café at the Benicia Commanding Officer’s Quarters will host the second annual North Bay Art & Film Festival October 6-8, 2017 with a lineup of national and international films.

Uplifting Workshops for Women at Commanding Officer’s Quarters

A series of workshops address various topics to pause, tune in and replenish the spirit—and navigate busy lives in a changing world.

Benicia’s Biggest Zombie Party

Some adults go all-out with their deliciously costumed zombie personas, some come as themselves, but all have a great time tasting great brews downtown.

Fine Art, Fine Wine, Craft Beer, Hors d’oeuvres and Music

This year’s annual art auction, a sell-out event, showcases local, original artworks with a live and silent auction, photo booth, DJ, dancing and more.

A Series of Short Films at Annual Benicia Weekend Event

The fourth annual event, the Benicia International Film Festival features a wide range of genres in a series of short films over Labor Day weekend, providing funding for a new public art initiative.

A First Street Primer, H Street to I Street

Downtown Benicia’s 800 block features popular restaurants Camellia Tea Room and Aroma Indian Cuisine, as well as healing arts and specialty salons and spas.

Celebrating Fall with Annual Benicia Wine Walk

The final Wine Walk of 2017, the September 23 event promises a delightful afternoon of wine tasting, with nibbles included at participating downtown shops.