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Downtown Benicia Shopping & Dining, E Street to F Street

In our fourth installment of what’s where on First Street, the heart of our historic downtown, we explore the numerous spa and salon options, as well as things to do and where to eat.
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Benicia PD Implements New Regimen for the Health of Employees

Chief Eric Upson has instituted a program to increase the health of all PD employees, including officers and staff, through exercise, diet and counseling.

Beautiful Vistas along New Section of Waterfront Trail

Benicia’s waterfront path, a section of the San Francisco Bay Area Ridge Trail, was recently extended, opening up spectacular views of the Carquinez Strait and Carquinez Bridge. The new segment runs between Sailor Jacks Restaurant and Phil Joy’s boatyard, behind the Benicia Tannery.

Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Wheels in Motion owner Greg Andrada recommends an annual maintenance routine before taking bicycles out for an inaugural spring ride; and offers a top ten list of items to check.

Benicia’s Outreach and Investment in Tourism Pays Off

With such a diverse range of restaurants, upscale pubs, wine bars and retail stores along the waterfront shopping district, Benicia’s tourism efforts have put the city on the map as a bonafide destination.

Benicia Old Town Theatre’s Spring Performance

Intimate Apparel is a heartwarming portrayal of Manhattan life in the early 1920s when thousands of African-Americans were moving north to find jobs.

Cathy Wright Teaches Life Lessons through Drama

BMS’ long-time theater arts teacher says drama is an important part of preparing students for the future.
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Events Calendar

June 2017

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 »

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"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 »

More information

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

Verismo Opera Presents Carmen by Georges Bizet Tickets & information: 707-864-5508, Brown Paper Tickets 800-838-3006 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop and Melissa Mallory, Conductor,...

Cost: $25 (general) $20 (seniors and students), under 12 yrs. (free)

Where:
Bay Terrace Theater
51 Daniels Avenue
Vallejo, CA  94590
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Sponsor: Verismo Opera
Telephone: 707-864-5508
Contact Name: Frederick Winthrop
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 »

More information

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

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 »

More information

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

Reading The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Where:
Library Edna Clyne 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 Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library is proud to present an exhibition of Hand-Pulled Prints on fine art paper by artists Susan De Haven and Carol Brent Levin....

Cost: no charge

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

More information

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

Meets the third Wednesday of each month

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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The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library is proud to present an exhibition of Hand-Pulled Prints on fine art paper by artists Susan De Haven and Carol Brent Levin....

Cost: no charge

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

More information

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

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
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: Free Attendance

Where:
First Street Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

Meets in the Dona Benicia Room on the fourth Thursday of each month

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 »

More information

"Families enjoy free admission & free popcorn during the summer outdoor movie that begins at dusk. Bring pillows, blankets, low-back chairs, then sit back and enjoy the movie. Food & beverages are...

Where:
City Park Gazebo
First Street and Military West
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: City of Benicia
Telephone: 707-746-4285
Website »

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"State Capitol open Fridays, 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

The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library is proud to present an exhibition of Hand-Pulled Prints on fine art paper by artists Susan De Haven and Carol Brent Levin....

Cost: no charge

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

More information

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia are discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791. A...

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
Benicia Main Street
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia are discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791. A...

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


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

More information

Discovery the paranormal history of Downtown Benicia on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert.  Space is limited; prepaid reservations are required and can be made by calling...

Cost: $25.00 per person

Where:
Benicia Main Street Offices
90 First Street
Benicia, CA  9451
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Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Houseman
Website »

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The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library is proud to present an exhibition of Hand-Pulled Prints on fine art paper by artists Susan De Haven and Carol Brent Levin....

Cost: no charge

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

More information

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

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, from April through October.  The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food,...

Cost: Free attendance

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


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

More information

Verismo Opera Presents Carmen by Georges Bizet Tickets & information: 707-864-5508, Brown Paper Tickets 800-838-3006 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop and Melissa Mallory, Conductor,...

Cost: $25 (general) $20 (seniors and students), under 12 yrs. (free)

Where:
Bay Terrace Theater
51 Daniels Avenue
Vallejo, CA  94590
View map »


Sponsor: Verismo Opera
Telephone: 707-864-5508
Contact Name: Frederick Winthrop
Website »

More information

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