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Love blooms In Benicia With Annual Poetry Contest

Benicia’s tragically romantic early 19th century love story of Nikolai Resanov and Concepción Argüello, has inspired a Russian rock opera, an American chamber musical, a ballad, book and countless poems in addition to the 13th annual Benicia Love Poetry Contest event.

Sunday, January 31st: Jack London In Benicia

Before he became famous, Jack London spent time living on a boat on Benicia’s waterfront. The Benicia State Parks Association honors his life in Benicia with a program of speakers and memorabilia

Bio: Musician & Teacher Rem Djemilev

A brief interview with Rem Djemilev reveals his passion for teaching kids music, while teaching orchestral music at several Bay Area venues. With a Master’s degree in musical performance, he has played at the Lincoln and Kennedy Centers as well as other noted venues.

Paddle Boarding On Benicia’s Waterfront

Benicia’s Chris Gatewood from Benicia Kite and Paddle teaches enthusiasts of all abilities how to paddleboard on Benicia’s waterfront.

Tiny Treasure Troves of Art at Benicia's 621 Gallery

Gallery 621’s first juried exhibition, Microcosmos, shows the work of 133 artists in downtown Benicia. Each work is under 12" by 12".

Scarecrows and spirits collide!

Don't miss the annual scarecrow contest in downtown Benicia and vote on your favorite!

Interview: John Beck, Documentary Filmmaker

Stunning Black & White Photos Of California At Library Exhibit

Annual Fashion Runway Weekend Features Six Project Runway Designers

Annual Arts Benicia Gala Auction Channels The 1960s