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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.
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Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

A flurry of construction activity has seen many, if not most, of Benicia’s remaining vacant lots near the waterfront receiving large new homes.

New to the BUSD Board, Celeste Monette Advocates for Music and Art

With a family tradition of social justice activism, Celeste, a psychiatric social worker at Kaiser, also writes and plays guitar locally with the BB’s trio.

Main Street Program Keeps Benicia’s Downtown Vital

The famer’s market, numerous parades, waterfront festival, ghost walks, holiday markets and more would not be possible without the program’s dedicated staff.

Benicia State Capitol’s enduring legacy includes a woman’s right to own property

Benicia Community Gardens takes a wider aim at with its new name, Sustainable Solano

Tantalizing recipes for home-grown Meyer lemons

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Events Calendar

March 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
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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
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March 19, 12-5pm.  Meet the Artist.  The Hub has a new exhibit of fine art and scultpures. Come to The Hub to meet the artists, to inquire and be inspire. Bring the family and friends....

Cost: free

Where:
The Hub
350 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA
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Verismo Opera Presents Werther by Jules Massenet Tickets & information: 707-864-5508, Brown Paper Tickets 800-838-3006 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop and Conductor, Michael Moran Piano...

Cost: $20 (general) $15 (seniors and students), under 12 yrs. (free)

Where:
Bay Area Stage Theater
515 Broadway St.
Vallejo, CA  94590
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Sponsor: Verismo Opera
Telephone: 707-864-5508
Contact Name: Frederick Winthrop
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Verismo Opera Presents Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi Tickets & information: 707-864-5508, Brown Paper Tickets 800-838-3006 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop and Conductor, Michael Moran...

Cost: $20 (general) $15 (seniors and students), under 12 yrs. (free)

Where:
Bay Area Stage Theater
515 Broadway St.
Vallejo, CA  94590
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Sponsor: Verismo Opera
Telephone: 707-864-5508
Contact Name: Frederick Winthrop
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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
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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
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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
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Reading TBA

Where:
Library Edna Clyne Room
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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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
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State Capitol open Thursdays 12-4pm

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

State Capitol open Thursdays 12-4pm

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

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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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
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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 »

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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
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Verismo Opera Presents Werther by Jules Massenet Tickets & information: 707-864-5508, Brown Paper Tickets 800-838-3006 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop and Conductor, Michael Moran Piano...

Cost: $20 (general) $15 (seniors and students), under 12 yrs. (free)

Where:
Bay Area Stage Theater
515 Broadway St.
Vallejo, CA  94590
View map »


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

More information

Verismo Opera Presents Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi Tickets & information: 707-864-5508, Brown Paper Tickets 800-838-3006 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop and Conductor, Michael Moran...

Cost: $20 (general) $15 (seniors and students), under 12 yrs. (free)

Where:
Bay Area Stage Theater
515 Broadway St.
Vallejo, CA  94590
View map »


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

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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

"Benicia Ballet Theatre presents Giselle under the Artistic Direction of Margaret Rose Kenrick. Giselle is a young maiden who falls in love with Duke Albrecht, disguised as a peasant. When...

Where:
Vacaville Performing Arts Center
1010 Ulatis Drive
Vacaville, CA
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Sponsor: Benicia Ballet
Telephone: 707-746-6757
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"Benicia Ballet Theatre presents Giselle under the Artistic Direction of Margaret Rose Kenrick. Giselle is a young maiden who falls in love with Duke Albrecht, disguised as a peasant. When...

Where:
Vacaville Performing Arts Center
1010 Ulatis Drive
Vacaville, CA
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Sponsor: Benicia Ballet
Telephone: 707-746-6757
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The interactive program presented by a member of the San Francisco Opera Guild fill feature scenes from Hansel and Gretel for ages 5 and up. The event is free. Come prepared to sing!

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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Vallejo Choral Society presents​ A Bridge of Song, a program of enchanting choral music from the Baltic and Nordic regions. Join us as we explore the connections we all share...

Cost: $20; $15 for seniors

Where:
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
120 East J Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Vallejo Choral Society
Telephone: 415-672-1285
Contact Name: Rebecca
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Verismo Opera Presents Werther by Jules Massenet Tickets & information: 707-864-5508, Brown Paper Tickets 800-838-3006 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop and Conductor, Michael Moran Piano...

Cost: $20 (general) $15 (seniors and students), under 12 yrs. (free)

Where:
Bay Area Stage Theater
515 Broadway St.
Vallejo, CA  94590
View map »


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

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