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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

Exuberance & Humanity Help Define The Burning Man Experience

65,000-plus people from all over the world converge at Burning Man on the Nevada desert playa to create a temporary city each year; a non-commercial, unforgettable sensory feast: a mixture of art and architecture, rollicking raves, art cars, music, fashion and other forms of human imagination.

Going Beyond Produce At The Benicia Farmers Market

60 Vendors display a variety of wares at the Benicia Farmers Market—in addition to produce, there’s grass fed beef and fresh fish, local honey, fresh flowers, baked goods, arts and crafts and more.

Tony Baldwin, Professional Organist, To Play At Historic St. Peter’s Chapel

Renowned cathedral organist Tony Baldwin will be giving a concert at Mare Island’s St. Peter’s Chapel, the oldest naval chapel in the country with its added bonus of a priceless collection of Tiffany stained glass windows.