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Benicia’s Waterfront is the Place To Be in July

Thousands of Benicians and tourists flock downtown in July for family fun annual events: The annual Torchlight Parade July 3, Picnic in the Park and Fireworks July 4, and the two-day Waterfront Festival featuring live music, food, craft beer and wine.
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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.

Benicia’s Waterfront is the Place To Be in July

Thousands of Benicians and tourists flock downtown in July for family fun annual events: The annual Torchlight Parade July 3, Picnic in the Park and Fireworks July 4, and the two-day Waterfront Festival featuring live music, food, craft beer and wine.

Obtainium Cup Combines Whimsy and Competition on Mare Island

Incorporating family fun, Steampunk, whimsy, food, beer and wine, flying monkeys and zombies, the Obtanium race is full of fanciful vehicles such as Morty the Tree, the Submarine, and Benicia’s Liberty High entry, Libby the Dragon.

Capturing Changing Light and Color on an Artist’s Canvas

Local artist MaryLou Correia’s paintings of Bay Area scenes will be the Benicia Plein Air Gallery’s featured exhibit in July.

Benicia Library Features Photographs by Michel Guido

The Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery in the Benicia Library hosts works by French Humanist artist Michel Guido. The exhibit will run July 10 – Aug. 9.

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in July. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre, Uptown Theatre in Napa and Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.
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Events Calendar

July 2018

Join us for the Annual White Camel Trash to Treasure Vintage Sale on Sunday, July 15th. We take the “white elephant” sale to the next level, by offering items from local merchants and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2060 Camel Road
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Historical Museum
Telephone: 170-774-55435
Contact Name: Maureen Williams
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VOENA announces the VOENA Music Camp where children can learn VOENA classic world music songs with percussion and drumming, Aeolian and Ionian Solfege. No experience is necessary. The camp provides...

Cost: 125 per week (two weeks)

Where:
New Harbor Church
4858 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: VOENA
Telephone: 707-363-1538
Contact Name: Michelle Fulbrook
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Public is invited to decorate one square of pavement surrounding The Hub, with colored Chalk for $5 per square.  For more information contact The Hub, 350 Georgia Street,...

Cost: 5.00

Where:
The Hub Community Center for the Arts
350 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA  94590
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Sponsor: The Hub
Telephone: 707-561-6514
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Learn how various woods can affect the aging and taste of locally crafted whiskeys with Wright & Brown Distilling Co, based in Oakland. Taste a variety of whiskeys discover the importance of...

Cost: $60

Where:
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
200 Centennial Dr
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
Telephone: 510-664-7606
Contact Name: Erin McCluskey Wheeler
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The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library invites you to submit a proposal to exhibit in 2019.  The gallery showcases the work of local and regional...

Cost: 0

Where:
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4358
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles

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VOENA announces the VOENA Music Camp where children can learn VOENA classic world music songs with percussion and drumming, Aeolian and Ionian Solfege. No experience is necessary. The camp provides...

Cost: 125 per week (two weeks)

Where:
New Harbor Church
4858 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: VOENA
Telephone: 707-363-1538
Contact Name: Michelle Fulbrook
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The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library invites you to submit a proposal to exhibit in 2019.  The gallery showcases the work of local and regional...

Cost: 0

Where:
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4358
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles

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VOENA announces the VOENA Music Camp where children can learn VOENA classic world music songs with percussion and drumming, Aeolian and Ionian Solfege. No experience is necessary. The camp provides...

Cost: 125 per week (two weeks)

Where:
New Harbor Church
4858 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: VOENA
Telephone: 707-363-1538
Contact Name: Michelle Fulbrook
Website »

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The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library invites you to submit a proposal to exhibit in 2019.  The gallery showcases the work of local and regional...

Cost: 0

Where:
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4358
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles

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VOENA announces the VOENA Music Camp where children can learn VOENA classic world music songs with percussion and drumming, Aeolian and Ionian Solfege. No experience is necessary. The camp provides...

Cost: 125 per week (two weeks)

Where:
New Harbor Church
4858 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: VOENA
Telephone: 707-363-1538
Contact Name: Michelle Fulbrook
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Learning Public Speaking the Supportive Way! Toastmasters – Where Communicators and Leaders Are Made. The Benicia Capitol Speakers Toastmasters club is a fun and supportive group who meet...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Benicia Chamber of Commerce Conference Room
601 1st Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Toastmasters Club #2080
Telephone: 707-290-4377
Contact Name: Larry J. Miller
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The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library invites you to submit a proposal to exhibit in 2019.  The gallery showcases the work of local and regional...

Cost: 0

Where:
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4358
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles

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VOENA announces the VOENA Music Camp where children can learn VOENA classic world music songs with percussion and drumming, Aeolian and Ionian Solfege. No experience is necessary. The camp provides...

Cost: 125 per week (two weeks)

Where:
New Harbor Church
4858 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: VOENA
Telephone: 707-363-1538
Contact Name: Michelle Fulbrook
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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 ,...

Cost: Free

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
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The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library invites you to submit a proposal to exhibit in 2019.  The gallery showcases the work of local and regional...

Cost: 0

Where:
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4358
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles

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VOENA announces the VOENA Music Camp where children can learn VOENA classic world music songs with percussion and drumming, Aeolian and Ionian Solfege. No experience is necessary. The camp provides...

Cost: 125 per week (two weeks)

Where:
New Harbor Church
4858 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: VOENA
Telephone: 707-363-1538
Contact Name: Michelle Fulbrook
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Beginning July 2nd through August 30th artist Cherry Moore will delight Benicia residents with her Abstract Expressionist paintings in a solo show at Milinda Perry Gallery. Join Cherry Moore...

Cost: 0

Where:
Milinda Perry Gallery
117 East F Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Milinda Perry Gallery
Telephone: 170-723-51819
Contact Name: Donna Covey
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The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library invites you to submit a proposal to exhibit in 2019.  The gallery showcases the work of local and regional...

Cost: 0

Where:
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4358
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles

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NEW Adult Education Classes at Walnut Creek Library What does the conductor do besides wave the baton?  What is a clarinetist and where do they sit in the orchestra?  Why do...

Cost: $25

Where:
Walnut Creek Library
1644 N Broadway
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Walnut Creek Library Foundation
Telephone: 925-280-2490
Contact Name: California Symphony
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The Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library invites you to submit a proposal to exhibit in 2019.  The gallery showcases the work of local and regional...

Cost: 0

Where:
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4358
Contact Name: Helaine Bowles

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