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Evening of Food and Wine Helps Fund House of Hope

Annual Benicia Sip with Soroptimist event also offers a silent auction, raffle prizes and a cash drawing, all in the spirit of helping women in the community.
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Archive »People & Profiles

Retired Hasbro Executive Promotes Public Art In Benicia

Terry Scott’s love of public art is noteworthy in his role as Benicia Arts and Culture Commission, as he works to ensure that Benicia public art flourishes and becomes more visible.

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Jack Bethards, owner of Shoenstien & Co., shares his expertise building extraordinary, meticulously crafted pipe organs—a childhood dream come true.

Benician Handles Sonoma Raceway Public Relations

Benicia Diana Brennan, a VP at the internationally known racetrack, oversees the huge job of communications and marketing.

Library administrator and Community Volunteer Helaine Bowles

Helaine Bowles has used her love of reading to move through difficult times as well as direct her passion for community involvement.

Fairfax, CA is a Gem of a Town

Not far from Benicia is the delightful town of Fairfax, a fun day excursion that will give you ample opportunity to enjoy bike riding, good food and the seasonal farmer’s market.

Teaching Vocational Skills at Benicia High School

Annette Fewins, teacher and department chair of BHS’s Career and Technical Education program, helps prepare non college-bound students to enter the workforce.
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Events Calendar

November 2018

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

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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"This is an annual forum that brings artists, filmmakers, musicians, talent and the general local public together to celebrate, support and experience work produced by native and non-native peoples...

Where:
Brava for Women in the Arts Theater
2781 24th Street
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: AIFISF
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A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars.  For every $10 that you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. ...

Cost: 0

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-7459791
Contact Name: Debra Housman
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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This workshop has been designed to give you a practical introduction to the science and practice of mindfulness, with a focus specifically on how you can integrate these practices into the busyness...

Cost: $30 / $25 UCBG Member / $15 student

Where:
UC Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
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A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars.  For every $10 that you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. ...

Cost: 0

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-7459791
Contact Name: Debra Housman
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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he Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

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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A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars.  For every $10 that you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. ...

Cost: 0

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-7459791
Contact Name: Debra Housman
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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This tour will seek out the best of Berkeley’s fall colors as we use visiting the most notable campus trees as a framework for our walk. As we enjoy the diversity of species, you may learn a...

Cost: $20 / $15 UCBG Member

Where:
Springer Gateway
Berkeley, CA  94720


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

A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars.  For every $10 that you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. ...

Cost: 0

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-7459791
Contact Name: Debra Housman
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

A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars.  For every $10 that you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. ...

Cost: 0

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-7459791
Contact Name: Debra Housman
Website »

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"Solano Land Trust's staff scientist, Sue Wickham, leads you on this outdoor volunteer opportunity"

Where:
Various locations
Location varies each month
, CA  94585
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Sponsor: Solano Land and Trust
Telephone: 707-432-0150
Website »

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‘Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire – 46th  Annual ~ Napa, CA’ - November 16, 17, & 18, 2018   Come be part of a Napa Valley holiday tradition! Shop, Eat, and...

Cost: free

Where:
Napa Valley Expo
575 Third St.
Napa, CA  94559
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Sponsor: Kim/For: Napa Valley Lion's Club
Telephone: 925-372-8961
Contact Name: Napa Valley Expo
Website »

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

A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars.  For every $10 that you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. ...

Cost: 0

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-7459791
Contact Name: Debra Housman
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

To celebrate both our Year of Trees and our Trees & Tones concert series in November, we're offering this special program for kids and their grown ups to create easy and fun musical...

Cost: $15 Adult, $15 Child, $10 Member Adult, $10 Member Child

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


Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Website »

More information

‘Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire – 46th  Annual ~ Napa, CA’ - November 16, 17, & 18, 2018   Come be part of a Napa Valley holiday tradition! Shop, Eat, and...

Cost: free

Where:
Napa Valley Expo
575 Third St.
Napa, CA  94559
View map »


Sponsor: Kim/For: Napa Valley Lion's Club
Telephone: 925-372-8961
Contact Name: Napa Valley Expo
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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Held in conjunction with the special exhibition, Contemporary Muslim Fashions, this day-long series of lectures offers focused examinations of contemporary Muslim modest dress codes...

Cost: $25 general | $20 members

Where:
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA  94118
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Sponsor: de Young Museum
Telephone: 415-750-8909
Contact Name: Laura Camerlengo
Website »

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

Where:
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
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

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

A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars.  For every $10 that you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. ...

Cost: 0

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-7459791
Contact Name: Debra Housman
Website »

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