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Benicia Stylist Makes Intricate Art Dresses Out of Hair

Omar Antonio, renowned hair stylist and artist, creates fantastical dresses while traveling the world as an educator for Sebastian products.
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Get Tickets Now for Annual Benicia Waterfront Footrace

The chip-timed, USATF Run For Education is an annual event drawing over 700 people from around the Bay, organized by the Benicia Education Foundation.

Benicia Stylist Makes Intricate Art Dresses Out of Hair

Omar Antonio, renowned hair stylist and artist, creates fantastical dresses while traveling the world as an educator for Sebastian products.

BOTTG AND BHS Collaborate For The Dramatic Arts

The road to collaboration between the Benicia Old Town Theatre Group and the Benicia High School Drama Department has taken some time but the groundwork has now been laid.

Expecting Another Stellar Turnout for Benicia Open Studios

Artist Open Studios weekend brings thousands to First Street and the Lower Arsenal. View original art and talk to artists in their live-work spaces.

Benicia Charities Reap Benefits of Charitable Foundation

The Solano Community Foundation awards grants and scholarships that help Solano communities improve quality of life.

Fitness is a way of life for Personal Trainer

A personal trainer is a long-term necessity and way of life for Lisa McVeigh’s clients, who range in age from 32 to 73.
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Events Calendar

April 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

April 13 – 24, 10 am – 4 pm | Julia Morgan Hall The art of artist, calligrapher, typographer, printing entrepreneur, and author, David Lance Goines will be on display at the UC...

Cost: Free with Garden admission

Where:
UC Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-664-7606
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 »

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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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Book signing Event. Save the Date. Locals and beyond welcomed. June 1, 2019 from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, a Saturday. Benicia’s Famous Barge Fight of 1889 Chronicled in a new book, Fight to...

Cost: No admission. Books for sale.

Where:
Union Hotel
401 1st Street
Address 2
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Ron J Jackson Jr
Telephone: 707-410-8557
Contact Name: Laura D Prien

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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

April 13 – 24, 10 am – 4 pm | Julia Morgan Hall The art of artist, calligrapher, typographer, printing entrepreneur, and author, David Lance Goines will be on display at the UC...

Cost: Free with Garden admission

Where:
UC Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA  94720
View map »


Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-664-7606
Website »

More information

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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

April 13 – 24, 10 am – 4 pm | Julia Morgan Hall The art of artist, calligrapher, typographer, printing entrepreneur, and author, David Lance Goines will be on display at the UC...

Cost: Free with Garden admission

Where:
UC Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA  94720
View map »


Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-664-7606
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

Lady Lollipop by Dick King-Smith

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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April 13 – 24, 10 am – 4 pm | Julia Morgan Hall The art of artist, calligrapher, typographer, printing entrepreneur, and author, David Lance Goines will be on display at the UC...

Cost: Free with Garden admission

Where:
UC Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA  94720
View map »


Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-664-7606
Website »

More information

"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 »

More information

Come to the UC Botanical Garden to learn all about how to make bitters from California native plants with Katie Shea of Golden Bear Bitters. In this hands on workshop you'll create your own...

Cost: $50 / $45 UCBG Members

Where:
UC Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-664-7606
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

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 »

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
View map »


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

More information

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Book signing Event. Save the Date. Locals and beyond welcomed. June 1, 2019 from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, a Saturday. Benicia’s Famous Barge Fight of 1889 Chronicled in a new book, Fight to...

Cost: No admission. Books for sale.

Where:
Union Hotel
401 1st Street
Address 2
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Ron J Jackson Jr
Telephone: 707-410-8557
Contact Name: Laura D Prien

More information

"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 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

"Through the hit music of ABBA, BHS theater students tell the hilarious and touching story of a young woman's search for her birth father as her wedding day quickly approaches. Her past, present...

Where:
Benicia High School
1101 Military West
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia High School
Website »

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Have you ever seen a food forest? Are you interested in growing your own food or want to replace your lawn with a more sustainable landscape? Do not miss out on the chance to tour 10 demonstration...

Cost: Suggested $10 donation

Where:
Avant Garden
Corner of First and D streets
Benicia, CA
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Sponsor: Sustainable Solano
Website »

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

UCBG – Your Gardening Resource Waterwise gardening is a sensible and responsible way of protecting our natural resources. The Garden is committed to providing customers a wonderful...

Cost: free

Where:
UC Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA  94720
View map »


Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-664-7606
Website »

More information

Discover amazing art found in downtown galleries while doing a scavenger hunt. Participants will receive a free “I Love Benicia” bag and be entered in drawing to win $100 in Downtown...

Cost: Varies

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

"Through the hit music of ABBA, BHS theater students tell the hilarious and touching story of a young woman's search for her birth father as her wedding day quickly approaches. Her past, present...

Where:
Benicia High School
1101 Military West
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia High School
Website »

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