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Painting the Outdoors in Summer

Painting en plein air requires the right equipment to work quickly to capture light and shadow, wind and fog and other changing conditions.
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From carnival games to monopoly

Touring Paris’ Musée des Arts Forains, Christina Strawbridge reminisces on card and board games she played as a child, compared with those that are popular now.

Painting the Outdoors in Summer

Painting en plein air requires the right equipment to work quickly to capture light and shadow, wind and fog and other changing conditions.

Benicia Historical Museum recasts permanent exhibits

Museum staff and volunteers have redesigned and expanded existing displays and introduced new ones, including a large California Goldrush exhibit featuring a working model of a Yuba Gold Dredge.

Art Galleries Sponsor Benicia Art Passport to Involve Patrons

Eleven First Street Benicia galleries come together to reinvigorate the downtown art scene, where patrons can enter to win $200 towards gallery works.

BOTTG’s Spring Production Ends May 11

Get tickets now to Benicia Old Town Theatre Group’s spring production of SWEAT, a Pulitzer-prize winning play by Lynn Nottage

Mother and Son Line up for Iconic Talk Show

While in New York City, Christina Strawbridge and son Christopher share giggles and sarcasm as they sit in on a taping of The View.
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Events Calendar

June 2019

Capitol open Saturdays and Sundays 10-5pm

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays 12-4pm by request"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

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The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
Website »

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Computer aided language lab for beginner and intermediate adult ESL learners. Free! Meets on Monday mornings

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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"Build, strengthen and practice English language skills, make new friends - Free! Meet on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings"

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30pm Edna Cline Room

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

Where:
Library Dona Benicia Room
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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"Build, strengthen and practice English language skills, make new friends - Free! Meet on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings"

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

More information

The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
Website »

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State Capitol open Thursdays 12-4pm

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30pm Edna Cline Room

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

More information

The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
Website »

More information

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market. The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Downtown Benicia
, CA


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

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"State Capitol open Fridays, 10-5pm"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
Website »

More information

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Capitol open Saturdays and Sundays 10-5pm

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

A series of fun and free activities designed for familiesÑall ages and mobility levels are welcome!

Where:
Rush Ranch
3521 Grizzly Island Road
Suisun City, CA  94585
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Sponsor: Solano Land and Trust
Telephone: 707-432-0150
Website »

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Stroll First Street on a beautiful summer afternoon and taste over a dozen wines being poured inside downtown shops.

Cost: $30 Advance; $55 for Pair; $35 Day of

Where:
Downtown Benicia
, CA


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

More information

The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 1PM to 4PM (Holiday hours may vary). Located in the heart of the historic Benicia Arsenal...

Cost: $5 – Adults; $3 – Seniors & Students; $2 – Children; Military FREE

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 707-745-5435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
Website »

More information

"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 1st Sundays & 3rd Saturdays at 1, 2, & 3pm"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 1st Sundays & 3rd Saturdays at 1, 2, & 3pm"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 1st Sundays & 3rd Saturdays at 1, 2, & 3pm"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

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