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Comic Book Superheroes Never Grow Old

As yesterday’s superheroes enjoy a resurgence in popular culture, they have found a home in Benicia at Zeppelin Comics, a new store in the downtown area. The store offers public events, in conjunction with the Benicia Library, and is bringing kids and adults together to meet likeminded superhero fans.

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

Benicia Restaurant Week Sizzles In January

In accordance with California Restaurant Month, Benicia eateries get in on the action by participating in Benicia Main Street’s Benicia Restaurant Week. Discounts, special menus and more are featured at this popular annual event.

Benicia’s Event Spaces Offer Something For Every Party

For a small town on the San Francisco Bay, Benicia event spaces hold their own with many unique venues from the historic to the nautical.

Acclaimed Mystery Writer Comes To Speak In Benicia

Acclaimed mystery writer and New York Times bestselling author, Craig Johnson will be speaking at the Benicia Public Library January 21, 2016., and at a book signing at Bookshop Benicia.

Threads of Change: Material Matters Exhibit Opens At The Library

The Carquinez Strait Stitchers member exhibit, Material Matters, opens at the Benicia Public Library November 24 showcasing unique fiber art.

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!

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