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Volunteers Nearing $1 Million in Used Book Sales

Through their monthly used book sales, the volunteer organization, Friends of the Benicia Library, raises money for vital library programs.

Fun Run is a Win-win for Benicia Schools and Runners

Open to all, the Benicia Education Foundation’s Run for Education foot race, now in its 10th year, enhances community spirit, helps local schools and provides a great way to enjoy downtown Benicia’s charm while exercising or qualifying for a marathon.

24th Annual Benicia Classic Car Show Returns to the Waterfront

400 classic cars will be on display along downtown Benicia’s pier and First Street Green, to the delight of the huge crowds who come to admire them, and enjoy the food, music and more.

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Now in its third year, Benicia Maker Faire joins other Maker movements across the world in taking innovation out of the exclusive realm of tech companies and empowering the minds of creative individuals and visionaries within communities.

Art permeates Benicia's cultural scene in numerous ways

Arts Benicia and the Benicia Library to offer gallery exhibits featuring local artists, including one with student art

Community Nonprofit Theatre at its Best with “The Game’s Afoot”

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group’s fall performance of “The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays,” is a murder mystery with a twist, featuring the famous Sherlock Holmes.

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

The Benicia Fire Dept. annual open house raises awareness for fire safety while providing entertainment for children, along with tours, helicopter rescue demonstrations and the Benicia Police Dept. K-9 unit.

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Benicia’s annual Halloween extravaganzas provide a month of fun with events for people of all ages. These include the 7th annual Trunk or Treat, Ghost Walks, Zombie Brew Crawl, Haunted Open House and more.

2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

Benicia Oktoberfest 2016, held at the Benicia Clock Tower Oct. 1, features a fun celebration with traditional German fare, local craft beer, music, wine and more.

Upcoming Benicia Fine Arts & Craft Fair Sept. 17