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From Texas to Benicia, a camel caravan arrived for military operations

A delightful holiday event for kids and their teddy bears

The annual Camellia Tea Room is holding their formal “Teddy Bear Tea” at the Benicia restaurant with three seatings December 3 & 4.

Arts Benicia’s December 2016 Exhibit, The Art Of The Toy

Using the toy as art or a vehicle for the imagination, the Arts Benicia December 2016 exhibit promises to be interesting and thought-provoking.

Benicia Arsenal Painter and Photographer Mark Eanes

Mark Eanes explores the concept of layering, fueled by his travels, in his expressive mixed media paintings and photography.

Wonderful Bird Watching Opportunities In Benicia

The Pacific Flyway, a major north-south migratory bird route from Alaska to Patagonia, runs through the Suisun Marsh adjacent to Benicia, CA. The San Francisco Bay Area is the largest stopover along the route, so bird watching is rich with opportunity to see more than 200 bird species, including scaups, falcons, kestrels, western meadow larks, herons, pelicans and marsh wrens.

Benicia Poet Laureate Brings Creative Ideas to the Program

Benicia’s newest poet laureate, Johanna Ely, is passionate about bringing more poetry into the schools, and helping people to not be afraid of poetry. Launching the First Sunday Poetry Series, other events and programs are to follow.

Samantha McNally Watercolors at Downtown Benicia Gallery

Benicia plein air Painter Samantha McNally is the featured artist at the Benicia Plein Air Gallery, a co-op gallery with 13 artist members who paint local scenes in and around town and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

The Carquinez Choraliers, a musical group founded by Benicia’s Jeanie Brown, entertains and brightens the lives of Benicia and Vallejo seniors with songs from Broadway shows and movies from bygone eras.

Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

With Masetro Semyon Lohss at the helm, the Solano Symphony is entering its 30th season of fine orchestra concerts in Solano County.

Mixed-media Collage Series, Daily Fabric Of Life, at Benicia Gallery

Artist Susan Sharman’s upcoming Benicia Library Art Gallery features embroidered images in a series of textile collages that form the basis of “The Daily Fabric,” 9/13 through 10/16 with a reception Sunday, 9/18.