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Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

This enduring community chorus—with Benicians comprising half its membership—begins rehearsals August 30, 2017, for its centennial season.

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.

Vintage French goods find a home in downtown Benicia

Julie Chiodo’s Bayside Vintage Living is a fun shop offering home, gift and garden items—a treat to the eyes of those who like a laid-back, vintage vibe with French flair.

Benicia Library caters to Teens

The extraordinary Benicia Public Library, the hub of downtown Benicia, offers many special programs to its patrons, including teens, who have their very own “zone.”

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.