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Steamed, Boiled or Baked, Artichoke Lovers Sing It’s Praises

The State Vegetable, the artichoke, is worth the work and the stings, to taste the pulpy goodness at the heart of the delectable treat.
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Steamed, Boiled or Baked, Artichoke Lovers Sing It’s Praises

The State Vegetable, the artichoke, is worth the work and the stings, to taste the pulpy goodness at the heart of the delectable treat.

Benicia Main Street’s St. Patrick’s Day Beer Crawl

A sea of green comes Downtown Benicia as Irish culture is enthusiastically celebrated at annual beer crawl March 16.

Cozy Not Stuffy Atmosphere Enhances The Traditional Tea Room Experience

Maryellen Hayes and her staff at The Camellia Tea Room in Benicia provide a warm, friendly atmosphere where you can linger over the sumptuous offerings created in the kitchen by Chef Brandie Wendt.

Specialty Foods at Family-owned Markets

Check out these family-owned markets specializing in organic produce, artisan cheeses, quality meats and fresh, wild seafood.

Wine Tasting with Nibbles in Downtown Benicia Shops

Benicia Main Street offers four Wine Walks annually, where tastings are poured in over 20 shops.

Food, Wine & Good Times at The Loft Wine Bar & Restaurant

An eclectic menu, prohibition cocktails, curated wine list plus a hidden gem inside: The Office Speakeasy & Piano Lounge
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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 »

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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
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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 »

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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 »

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