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Ten Fun Things to Do in and Around Benicia

Finding fun things to do this month just got easier! To up March’s entertainment quotient, here’s our top ten list of events, activities and places to explore.

Show Off Your Flower Garden Style with Creative Containers

Benicia gardens come alive in Spring with imaginative containers with colorful floral displays. Get in the game by searching flea markets for creative vessels to repurpose as garden art.

One-day Printmaker Sale, April 7 at HQ Gallery

Six fine art printmakers will be featured April 7 at an artist reception, with a one-day sale of their prints. The HQ gallery is one of Benicia’s newest galleries, adjacent to the 621 and Plein Air galleries in downtown Benicia.

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.

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in February. Check out your favorite bands at First Street Café, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre and the Uptown Theatre in Napa.

Date Nights not just for Valentine’s Day

Three date night ideas that include food, wine and fun in and around Benicia—a Speakeasy, a cooking class and a high-end restaurant.

Annual Animated Short Film Show of Shows

Vallejo’s Empress Theatre event offers 16 contemporary animation films February 8, 2018, that express issues in the U.S. and around the world.

Workshops to Lift Your Life

Professional life coaches, writers and healers conduct a weekend of workshops targeted at living a life full of joy, wisdom, meaning and confidence.

Explore The Best Of The Bay, Leaving The Car At Home

Increasing public transit options, including bus, ferry or trains, offer Benicia residents myriad ways to get around the Bay Area, leaving the car at home.

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.