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Empress Theatre's Super Bowl 2015 XLIX Party

Sun Feb. 1, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St
707-552-2400

Join us for Super Bowl 2015 XLIX . We will be showing the game on our “HUGE” movie screen. We will have all kinds of munchies on hand, full bar, and more! The NFL championship game will be played February 1st, 2015, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Get here early for the Super Bowl pre-game party!

Empress Theatre Presents: WEDNESDAY NIGHT RAMBLE! with Tom Rigney

Wed Feb. 4, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St
707-552-2400

Tom Rigney will team up with the Empress Theatre All-Star band for The Wednesday Night Ramble on February 4th. Tom Rigney combines technical virtuosity with the drive and enthusiasm of a great dance fiddler. His high octane, energetic and note perfect playing will keep you entertained all night. The All-Stars are Don Bassey on bass and vocals, Mike Emerson on keyboards, Matt Silva on guitar, Kevin Frazier on saxophone and vocals, and T Moran on drums.

Participatory Budgeting Project Assembly at the Filipino Community Center

Thu Feb. 5, 2015
Filipino Community Center, 611 Amador St.
707-648-4577

City Staff will present information on the budget funds and sign up volunteers who will work closely with the City of Vallejo to transform the ideas from the community into formal project proposals. Magkakaroon kami ng paliwanag sa tagalog.

Solano Association of Realtors Scholarship Foundation Crab Feed

Fri Feb. 6, 2015
Dan Foley Cultural Center, 1461 North Camino Alto
707-644-5525, or Mark A. Porter 415-743-9886

Salad, Bread, Pasta, Crab, 5 Opportunity Drawing tickets. A great time will be had by all. No Host Bar ($10 corkage fee). All proceeds to benefit the outstanding children in Solano County towards their college endeavors. If you cannot attend you may wish to make a donation for the door prize……… Cocktails 5:30 p.m., Dinner 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45.00

Schulz Museum First Friday Film Series : From Here to Eternity

Fri Feb. 6, 2015
Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

The First Friday Film Series returns with Academy-award winning classics on the big screen. Watch From Here to Eternity (1953), winner of 8 Academy Awards, starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, and Donna Reed.

Muriel Anderson in Concert

Fri Feb. 6, 2015
Northgate Church, 2201 Lake Herman Road
707.747.0320

Nashville guitarist Muriel Anderson Headlines All-Star Guitar Night at NAMM and Makes California Appearances Widely respected as one of the world’s foremost guitarists and harp-guitarists, Muriel Anderson is the first woman to have won the National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship. She has recorded with country legend Chet Atkins, performed in New York with Les Paul, has performed across the globe solo, in ensemble and with orchestras.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Sat Feb. 7, 2015
1275 McKinstry St
800-427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club.

Napa Valley Wine Train Moonlight Escape "Snow Moon"

Sat Feb. 7, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Moonlight Escape takes place in the Vista Dome car on nights when the vineyards bask in the romantic silver light of the full moon. Enjoy our house wine, paired with a five course gourmet dinner.

OPEN AUDITIONS for America's Got Talent

Sat Feb. 7, 2015
5001 Great America Parkway

We are looking for the latest and greatest acts, of all ages and any group size! This will be a great opportunity for people to showcase their talent which can lead to chance to compete for the $1Million Dollar prize and gain national exposure.

Wine & Chocolate Walk in Downtown Benicia

Sat Feb. 7, 2015
Benicia Main St., 90 First Street
707-745-9791

Wine & Chocolate Walk offers attendees a chance to taste fine wines and chocolate pairings in Downtown Benicia. Up to 22 different wines will be poured inside participating downtown shops, providing an enjoyable pre-Valentine’s day outing to “sip, walk, and shop” with the added bonus of chocolate tastings. Attendees will stroll First Street with glass in hand, tasting different wines, from reds to whites to sparkling, enjoying an array of chocolate treats like truffles, cookies, brownies, fudge, and fondue along the way.

Cache Creek Casino Resort Presents Ralphie May

Sat Feb. 7, 2015
14455 Highway 16
1-888-77-CACHE

Stand-up Comedy! $39 / $49 Showtime ~ 8 p.m.

Schulz Museum - Frozen: The Character of Cold, A special appearance of Frozen effects animators

Sat Feb. 7, 2015
Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane
(707) 579-4452

Join Disney's effects animators Ian Coony and Dan Lund on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Charles M. Schulz Museum. They will share how the character of cold was brought to life using windblown ice, snow, and a glistening palace of ice in a brisk journey of art and innovation in Disney’s award-winning animated movie, Frozen.

Inventor's Lab - Family Science Saturday: Sturdy Structures

Sat Feb. 7, 2015
Inventor's Lab, Room 27,146 Rainier Avenue
510-292-5862

On the first Saturday of each month, the Inventor's Lab will conduct a Family event with a new engineering challenge.

Code of the West Gun Show

Sat Feb. 7, 2015 - Sun Feb. 8, 2015
900 Fairgrounds Dr.

Gun show and sale. Saturday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - Expo Hall Sunday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm - Expo Hall General Admission: $10 per person Parking: $10.00 per vehicle

Calistoga's Winter in the Wineries

Sat Dec. 6, 2014 - Sun Feb. 8, 2015
Calistoga Wineries

Calistoga’s 6th annual Winter in the Wineries Passport, December 6, 2014 – February 8, 2015, offers a relaxed way to tour, taste wine and meet winemakers at 14 heralded wineries, in and around this charming small town at the top of the Napa Valley. For $50 a passport holder has access to a select variety of Calistoga wineries and receives discounts at several of Calistoga’s finest restaurants, lodging properties and downtown shops during the two-month period (wine tasting value alone is more than $350). Plan as many visits as you want during that time period, scheduling appointments to enjoy the 14 wine tasting experiences (one tasting per winery per passport). Many of the participating wineries do require appointments to ensure you get the best guest experience; most accept same day appointments. Review the passport offers at VisitCalistoga.com for individual offerings and hour.

Participatory Budgeting Project Assembly at Omega Boys & Girls Club

Tue Feb. 10, 2015
Omega Boys and Girls Club, 1 Positive Place
707-648-4577

City Staff will present information on the budget funds and sign up volunteers who will work closely with the City of Vallejo to transform the ideas from the community into formal project proposals. Focus: Youth

Empress Theatre presents Soulshine with Groovemasters With Special Guest ALVON

Wed Feb. 11, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St
707-552-2400

Soul, Funk, and Rhythm & Blues Invitational Pro-Jam with the Groovemasters featuring Alvon on guitar and vocals. Alvon Johnson was named 2005 Blues Guitar Player of the Year, Former vocalist with the Rock and Roll Hall of fame group “The Coasters”, and Regional winner of the Guitar Centers “King of the Blues” national contest in 2006 and 2007. Alvon’s sultry voice and soulful guitar playing will keep you wanting more. Join the Empress Theatre “Groovemasters” Wilson Brooks, Charles Spikes, Lorenzo Hawkins, and Timm Walker for a great night of music.

Empress Theatre Film Club Meeting

Thu Feb. 12, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St
707-552-2400

Join us for our first Empress Theatre Film Club meeting. We will start with cocktails and networking, then begin setting up the organizational structure for the club. This meeting is very important for all film club members to attend as we will also be making decisions on films and film club events.

Celebrating Valentines Together

Fri Feb. 13, 2015
Zio Fraedo's, 23 Harbor Way
707-580-9360

Third Annual Wine Makers Dinner at Zio Fraedo's in Vallejo. Major fundraiser for Rebuilding Together Solano County (RTSC). No Host Bar: 6-7pm, Wine Pairing Dinner: 7-9:30pm, Silent Auction starts at 6pm, Live Auction during dinner.

Empress Theatre presents Dance Night Featuring Alan Revelo & The KicKBacK Band

Fri Feb. 13, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St.
707-552-2400

Dance Night with Alan Revelo & The KicKBacK Band - KicKBacK’s no-nonsense “get-up-and-dance” approach coupled with great choreography and tasty horn lines will make you want to get up and dance at the Empress Theatre on February 13th. Join us on Friday the 13th for a seriously crazy good dance party!

Mayor’s Community Recognition Dinner: A Heart for Vallejo

Fri Feb. 13, 2015
Dan Foley Cultural Center, 1461 No. Camino Alto
(707) 648-4377

A dinner celebrating dedicated community volunteers, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente. Dinner to be provided by Alex's Catering. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the following locations: Office of the Mayor 555 Santa Clara Street (707) 648-4377 | vbethel@ci.vallejo.ca.us Vallejo Convention & Visitors Bureau 289 Mare Island Way, Ste. 4 (707) 642-3653

Schulz Museum - Calling All Little Red-Haired Girls!

Sat Feb. 14, 2015
Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane Santa Rosa
707-579-4452

If you are a little (or not so little!) red-haired girl or boy then you will receive FREE admission in celebration of Valentine’s Day and Charlie Brown’s affection for a certain Little Red-Haired Girl.

Napa Valley Wine Train's St. Valentine's Day Lunch or Dinner

Fri Feb. 13, 2015 - Sat Feb. 14, 2015
1275 McKinstry St
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Saint Valentine's Day is an annual celebration recognizing love and affection between intimate companions. Napa Valley is one most romantic places in the world and an unforgettable, classic experience on board the Napa Valley Wine Train is the perfect gift to share with your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Bring an old world charm to your romantic holiday celebration with a glass of sparkling wine and chocolate treat.

Zio Fraedo's Valentine's Day Dinner

Sat Feb. 14, 2015
23 Harbor Way
707-642-8984

Come to "The Most Romantic Restaurant in Vallejo" (Times Herald, Best of 2012) for Valentines Day, Thursday February 14th ~ 3pm to 8pm. Special menu for Valentine'd Day Dinner. Appetizer, starter, entree selections and dessert all for $40.00 per person plus tax and tip. Free glass Champagne or Mimosa. Reservations Recommended.

Red and White Fleet's California Twilight Cruise

Sat Feb. 14, 2015
Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman's Wharf, SF
415-673-2900

Red and White Fleet offers visitors and locals alike the opportunity to see San Francisco’s skyline and the Bay Lights shimmer in the evening, while appetizers, live guitar music and drinks are served onboard. It’s the perfect way for couples, friends and families to enjoy the sights and sounds of one of the most talked-about cities in the world.

Front Room at the Wharf Valentine's Day Dinner

Sat Feb. 14, 2015
295 Mare Island Way
707-649-8889

Front Room at the Wharf offers a Casual and Exciting Atmosphere for all. With a combination of our affordable menu and full service cocktail bar, while sitting down next to the cozy fireplace, relaxing to the sound of a live pianist, surrounded with panaromic window views of the Bay overlooking the historic Mare Island across, makes it the perfect setting for your next dining experience.

Empress Theatre presents Valentine's Day Musical Night of Comedy

Sat Feb. 14, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St
707-552-2400

Motown recording artist Chico DeBarge brings his smooth voice to the Empress stage for a perfect Valentine's evening of music. The Comedy Show is hosted by Diaz Mackie, and the spotlight is on Spanky Hayes, Roz Washington, and the Bay Area’s best, Big Chuckllz, G King, Stevie D & Hannibal. This performance will be filmed for TV, so please dress to impress.

Schulz Museum - Second Saturday Cartoonist: Ben Zaehringer

Sat Feb. 14, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-284-1263

Meet, watch, and talk to Ben Zaehringer, cartoonist and creator of the online comic Berkeley Mews.

Schulz Museum - Mad Hatter Valentine’s Tea Party

Sat Feb. 14, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with hands-on crafts and Valentine’s Day fun! Make your own Cheshire cat smile, mad hatter hats, cute caterpillars, and more.

Castello di Amorosa's Royal Hearts Valentine Gala

Sat Feb. 14, 2015
Castello di Amorosa, 4045 St. Helena Hwy.
707-967-6274

Treat your sweetheart to a celebration of love Castello style, as we bring Europe’s most romantic wine regions together for an unforgettable evening filled with love, laughter, music, and wine!

Free concert at JFK library: West African Drumming with Bodac Cultural Group

Sat Feb. 14, 2015
JFK Library 505 Santa Clara St.
Tollfree: 1-866-572-7587

Experience the joy of West African drums, music, and dance. Fun for the whole family! Bodac Cultural Group is an international African traditional drumming, songs, dance and performing arts group that originated in Ghana. Their mission is to share African art and culture through vibrant performances and education. For more information about Bodac, visit http://bodaccultural.org/Home.html

19th Annual Northern San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival

Fri Feb. 13, 2015 - Sun Feb. 15, 2015
Mare Island, Building 253, 575 Connolly Street
(707) 249-9633

A Free Festival celebrating the importance of migratory shorebirds and waterfowl in the Vallejo Area with activities aimed to both entertain and educate attendees. Festival hours are Saturday & Sunday 9-4pm and Friday is special events & Opening Reception 5-8pm.

California Monza Series Racing

Sat Feb. 14, 2015 - Sun Feb. 15, 2015
900 Fairgrounds Drive
(925) 437-8425

American Quarter Midget Association Racing. For additional information, please call (925) 437-8425. Website: www.californiamonza.com Parking: $10

Genesis House 10th Annual Spaghetti Feed & Silent Auction

Sun Feb. 15, 2015
1499 North Camino Alto
707-552-5295 or 707-552-3395

Proceeds will benefit our Non Profit 501 c (3) Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program Scholarship Beds. For Tickets & Information call 707-552-5295 ♪ Music Provided by The New Hot Ice Band ♪ At the Dan Foley Cultural Center In Dan Foley Park, 1498 N. Camino Alto, Vallejo CA Time 4:00pm-8:00pm (Dinner served 4:30-6:00) Raffle & Door Prizes, Music and Silent Auction

Love Poetry Contest Awards at the Benicia Historical Museum

Sun Feb. 15, 2015
Benicia Historical Museum, 2060 Camel Rd
707-745-5435

Sponsored by the Museum and Benicia Public Library's First Tuesday Poetry Group, this event features readings of original poetry by entrants and an awards presentation to the winner of this year's Love Poetry Contest. The theme this year is the iconic romance of Concepcion Arguello and Nikolai Rezanov. A "pop up" exhibit will acompany the readings. The public is cordially invited to this free event. Refreshments will be served.

Re:Sound: Migration

Sat Feb. 14, 2015 - Sun Feb. 15, 2015
Magazine A-168, Railroad Ave & Mercado Ct.

Re:Sound: Migration. Sound + Space + Birds. Re:sound is an experimental music series focusing on exploring the relationship between forgotten spaces and the natural environment. The series takes place on the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve, a 215-acre park that formerly served as one of the first Naval Ammunition Depots.

Participatory Budgeting Project Assembly at Glen Cove Elementary

Tue Feb. 17, 2015
Glen Cove Elementary, 501 Glen Cove Parkway
707-648-4577

City Staff will present information on the budget funds and sign up volunteers who will work closely with the City of Vallejo to transform the ideas from the community into formal project proposals. Childcare will be available at this assembly.

Empress Theatre Presents: WEDNESDAY NIGHT RAMBLE! Special Guest Terry Hanck

Wed Feb. 18, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St
707-552-2400

Soul-rockin’ Bluesman Terry Hanck brings his smokin’ sax and vocals to the Empress for an exciting Wednesday Night Ramble at the Empress Theatre. He will be joined by the Northbay All-Stars, Don Bassey on bass and vocals, Mike Emerson on keyboards, Matt Silva on guitar, Kevin Frazier on saxophone and vocals, and T Moran on drums

Silo's presents JEFF STANGE'S ORGAN ODYSSEY - Rex Foundation Benefit

Sat Feb. 21, 2015
Silo's, 530 Main St.
707-251-5833

: Jeff Stange's Organ Odyssey & special guest PAT NEVINS present: ♥ "LOVE IS A ROSE" ♥ A Rex Foundation Musical Caravan Event!! JEFF STANGE'S ORGAN ODYSSEY will be performing a melting pot set of songs that span the musical spectrum of blues - R&B - groove - classic rock - & original composition, presented in and around the classic mighty Hammond Organ sound! AND NOT TO BE MISSED! We will be featuring a special set of music dedicated to the ♥ NEIL YOUNG SONGBOOK, Featuring Bay Area Jam Band veteran ♥ Pat Nevins with presentation and arrangement in true form of the spirit of this exciting and pleasing music. We will be joined by a cast of bay area seasoned musicians including John Gomes (Guitar), Neil Hampton (Drums), Jen Rund (Bass), Lisa Jouaneh (Vocals), Friends of Sing Napa Valley, and more! This will be a truly engaging, musical feel-good event that promises to have everyone toe tapping, butt shaking, and smiling from ear to ear. Please join us and cure your Valentine's day Love Hangover! A high time will be had by all -

19th Annual ARC-Solano Academy Awards Fundraiser

Sun Feb. 22, 2015
Zio Fraedos of Vallejo, 23 Harbor Way
707-552-2935

Come enjoy hors d'ouevres, a no-host bar, sumptuous dinner buffet, and silent and live auctions with the Oscar telecast on a 10-foot screen. $60.00 per person, $450 for a table of 8.

Empress Theatre Celebrates Academy Awards Night

Sun Feb. 22, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virigina St
707-552-2400

The Empress Theatre presents a live broadcast of “The Academy Awards” at the second annual Oscar Party! Dress as your favorite star, dress in formal attire, walk the red carpet, pose for photo’s, vote for the winners, sip your favorite cocktail, and watch the Oscars “live” on the giant movie screen. Come join us for what is sure to be the best Oscar party in town!

Cache Creek Casino Resort Presents Engelbert Humperdinck

Sat Feb. 21, 2015 - Sun Feb. 22, 2015
14455 Highway 16
Tollfree: 1-888-337-6272

Legendary balladeer Engelbert Humperdinck has been an international music mainstay for the last forty-plus years. With more than 150 million records sold, he has recorded everything from the most romantic ballads to a platinum-selling movie theme song. His remarkable voice and extraordinary talent have endeared him to millions of fans. $59 / $69 / $79 Showtimes ~ Saturday 8 p.m. / Sunday 4 p.m.

Schulz Museum Alice’s Adventures in Film: Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Sun Feb. 22, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Join us on the last Sunday of the month for a different film adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This Sunday, watch Disney’s animated Alice in Wonderland (1951) on the big screen with popcorn and candy. Cost: Free for members/$5 for public.

Participatory Budgeting Project Assembly at Florence Douglas Senior Center

Mon Feb. 23, 2015
Florance Douglas Senior Center, 333 Amador St.
707-648-4577

City Staff will present information on the budget funds and sign up volunteers who will work closely with the City of Vallejo to transform the ideas from the community into formal project proposals. Focus: Seniors

Participatory Budgeting Project Assembly at St. Vincent Church

Tue Feb. 24, 2015
St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church, 925 Sacramento St.
707-648-4577

City Staff will present information on the budget funds and sign up volunteers who will work closely with the City of Vallejo to transform the ideas from the community into formal project proposals. En Español. English interpretation available.

Empress Theatre presents Hot House Blues with Steve Freund

Wed Feb. 25, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St
707-552-2400

Hot House Blues with Steve Freund – Steve Freund brings his great band to the Empress to help us celebrate the beginning of our third year of Wednesday Night Rambles. Steve is one of the finest Blues musicians you will hear, and he’s a big part of the Empress family. This is going to be a great night of music!

Vallejo Chamber Networking at 5:30

Thu Feb. 26, 2015
TBD
707-644-5551

The Vallejo Chamber of Commerce is: Providing Quality Networking Opportunities Promoting and Connecting the Community Strengthening the Local Economy Representing the Interests of Business to Government

Cache Creek Casino Resort Presents Legend of the Dragon Ladies

Mon Feb. 2, 2015 - Fri Feb. 27, 2015
14455 Highway 16
Tollfree: 1-888-337-6272

The world-famous Imperial Acrobats of China return to Cache Creek. “The Legend” is a story of beauty, grace, honor, seduction, power and strength, told through a regal band of 12 powerful women who became known as the legendary “Dragon Ladies.” Each lady possesses the mystical and fierce powers of the dragon, and as a group they become an incredibly mesmerizing tour de force. Free with your Cache Club Card or $20 at the door.

Bass Player Presents: The Kai Eckhardt Band and The Oon Band with Ariane Cap and Paul Hanson

Sat Feb. 28, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virgina
707-552-2400

Kai Eckhardt is best known for his work with John McLaughlin, Torsten de Winkel, Billy Cobham and Garaj Mahal, the band he co-founded. Kai is known for his lightning fast chordal slap style abilities, and for his unique combination of funk, jazz, and world music. The Kai Eckhardt Band features Chris Robinson on Guitar, Osam Ezzeldin on Keyboards, and Sean “the Rick” Rickman on Drums. The opening act is Ariane Cap and Paul Hanson with their band Oon. Austrian Ariane Cap is a multi instrumentalist, and an extremely versatile bassist who blends styles of jazz, folk, world, funk, and classical. Paul Hanson is a Bay Area-bred world-renowned jazz bassoonist and saxophonist known for his work with artists such as Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Cirque Du Soleil, Dennis Chambers, Eddie Money (sax soloist on “Take Me Home Tonight”) and Boz Scaggs. This is a show you will not want to miss. Buy tickets in advance as this show may sell out!

Vallejo Gem & Mineral Spring Bling

Sat Feb. 28, 2015 - Sun Mar. 1, 2015
Solano County Fairgrounds, McCormak Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Dr.
707 334-2950

Come see an amazing collection of jewelry, gems, rocks, and crafts from over 70 artists and dealers; thousands of rare, unusual, and one-of-a-kind items, all for sale at great prices. Some of what you'll find: Jewelry, beads, turquoise, jade, opal, fossils, minerals, crystals, specimens, and rough rocks and slabs. Door Prizes, Wheel of Fortune. $10 Admission.

Participatory Budgeting Project Assembly at Norman King Community Center

Thu Mar. 5, 2015
Norman C. King Community Center, 545 Magazine St.
707-648-4577

City Staff will present information on the budget funds and sign up volunteers who will work closely with the City of Vallejo to transform the ideas from the community into formal project proposals. Child care will be available on site. Tendremos interpretacion en Espanol.

Schulz Museum First Friday Film Series: West Side Story

Fri Mar. 6, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Natalie Wood stars as Maria in West Side Story (1961), the tragic musical based on Romeo and Juliet that won 10 Academy awards, including best picture. Cost: Free for members/$5 for public. Sponsored by Craig Schulz

Motoshi Kosako in Concert

Fri Mar. 6, 2015
Northgate Church, 2201 Lake Herman Rd.
415-297-3542

Motoshi Kosako, Jazz Harp. Tickets: $25. Doors open at 7:00pm, concert begins at 7:30pm.

Napa Valley Wine Train Moonlight Escape "Crow Moon"

Sat Mar. 7, 2015
1275 McKinstry St., Napa
(800) 427-4124

Moonlight Escape takes place in the Vista Dome car on nights when the vineyards bask in the romantic silver light of the full moon. Enjoy our house wine, paired with a five course gourmet dinner. Savor Executive Chef Kelly Macdonald's specially crafted dishes after your welcome glass of sparkling wine. Then relax, enjoy the exceptional nocturnal view of the Napa Valley, two glasses of house wine, and the adventure of a train traveling through the night.

Schulz Museum - FREE DAY

Sat Mar. 7, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. At 1:00 pm, join cartoon historian Craig Yoe; Mark Burstein, president emeritus of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America; and Malcolm Whyte and Andrew Farago of the Cartoon Art Museum for a panel discussion of Lewis Carroll as a precursor to the comics and the numerous appearances of his characters in comic books and strips.

Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum-Trivia Night Fundraiser

Sat Mar. 7, 2015
Vallejo Museum, 734 Marin St
707-643-0077

Join us for our 2nd Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser and a night of Facts, Fun and Friends!! Only $25 per person for the best entertainment in town! 8 people per team. Bring your own snacks to share. Beverages available for purchase. 8 categories, 10 questions in each category. Raffle prizes and prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. Doors open 5:30 Game begins 6:00

Napa Valley Museum's Annual Gala - Museum Magic

Sat Mar. 7, 2015
55 Presidents Circle
707.944.0500

Join us for Napa Valley Museum's Annual Fundraiser. Get ready for delightful surprises, extraordinary magicians and enticing games to thrill you. Indulge in delicious food, wine and artisan beer while you bid your way through the fantastic silent auction. Music by Johnny Smith Group. Proceeds benefit the Museum's exhibition and education programs. Sponsored in part by a. Bright Idea, Baldwin Press, Inc. Merrill Lynch, Wyn Ericson, Johnny Smith Group, Wine Country Party & Events, and CPA Valet.

Birds of Prey Migration Hike at Lynch Canyon

Sun Mar. 8, 2015
Lynch Canyon, 3100 Lynch Rd.
(707) 432-0150

Join Larry Broderick and the Solano Land Trust Raptor Team for a hiking tour featuring resident and over-wintering birds of prey. Previous sightings include golden eagles, bald eagles, rough-legged hawks, Cooper's hawks, sharp-shinned hawks, ferruginous hawks, peregrine falcons, prairie falcons and other more common birds of prey.

Benicia Vallejo AAUW presents Benicia’s Japanese Jewish Samurai Francesca Biller

Sun Mar. 8, 2015
Benicia Public Library, 150 L St, Benicia

Celebrate Women’s History Month With Benicia’s Japanese Jewish Samurai Francesca Biller Award Winning Writer, Journalist, Humorist & Poet

Participatory Budgeting Project Assembly at Steffan Manor Elementary

Tue Mar. 10, 2015
Steffan Elementary, 815 Cedar St.
707-648-4577

City Staff will present information on the budget funds and sign up volunteers who will work closely with the City of Vallejo to transform the ideas from the community into formal project proposals. Childcare provided at this event.

Cache Creek Casino Resort Presents Taylor Dayne

Sat Mar. 14, 2015
14455 Highway 16
Tollfree: 1-888-337-6272

From platinum pop songs to chart-topping dance hits, Dayne is one of the most popular vocalists of the modern age, with hits including "Tell It to My Heart," "Love Will Lead You Back" and "Prove Your Love to Me." $35/ $49 Showtime ~ 8 p.m.

Schulz Museum - Second Saturday Cartoonist: Lela Dowling

Sat Mar. 14, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Meet, watch, and talk to cartoonist Lela Dowling, whose work appears in our current exhibition Peanuts in Wonderland. Dowling has worked in comics for Eclipse and Marvel, done book illustration, cartooning for Bee Culture magazine and award winning editorial cartoons for The Novato Advance newspaper. She has also done 2D animation for LucasArts' Maniac Mansion, Day of the Tentacle and Sam and Max Hit the Road games, character design for Big Ape Entertainment’s Celebrity Death Match game, and avatar design for Yahoo!’s instant messaging service, among other things.

Napa Valley Museum - Big Shots: Photography by Guy Webster

Sat Feb. 7, 2015 - Sun Mar. 15, 2015
Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Circle

Napa Valley Museum will host an exhibition of work from one of the early innovators of rock-and-roll photography, renowned photographer Guy Webster. Included in the exhibition are over 50 photographs spanning Webster's remarkable career. Musicians and actors-such as Simon & Garfunkel, Jack Nicholson, Bob Dylan, Jane Fonda, Jim Morrison, Natalie Wood, Janis Joplin, Raquel Welch, Jimi Hendrix, and Mick Jagger-are among the hundreds of personalities Webster shot before they were legends. These stunning photographs vividly capture an era full of innovation, tumult, and exuberance.

Verismo Opera presents Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

Sat Feb. 14, 2015 - Sun Mar. 15, 2015
Bay Terrace Theater, 51 Daniels Ave
707-864-5508

Verismo Opera Presents Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

13th Annual Solano County Fair Youth Ag Day

Tue Mar. 17, 2015
900 Fairgrounds Drive
(707) 551-2002

The annual Youth Ag Day is a collaborative effort of the Solano County Fair and agricultural related businesses, organizations, farmers, ranchers and other individuals to encourage Solano County third graders to experience agriculture first-hand.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Sat Mar. 21, 2015
1275 McKinstry St., Napa
Tollfree: (800) 427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club. $165 per person.

Black Irish Band in Concert

Sat Mar. 21, 2015
Benicia Historical Museum,
(707) 745-5435

Black Irish serves up their hearty musical stew of Celtic melodies and California history combining ancient songs and original compositions for a memorable evening. Tickets $20 Tickets available at the BHM gift shop, office, website, and Bookshop Benicia, 636 1st St.

San Mateo Kennel Club Dog Show

Thu Mar. 19, 2015 - Sun Mar. 22, 2015
Solano County Fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Dr
(925) 373 - 1945

San Mateo Kennel Club AKC All Breed Dog Show. Parking: $10

Napa Valley Museum -Thinking Outside the Bottle

Fri Jan. 16, 2015 - Sun Mar. 22, 2015
Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Circle
707.944.0500

Thinking Outside the Bottle explores the multi-talented people behind our region's celebrated wine. Rarely relegating themselves to one creative outlet, these winemakers, viticulturalists and winery owners also explore artistry through mediums like painting and drawing. Featured artists include Chiara Mondavi of Continuum Estate, Kelleen Sulivan of Sullivan Vineyards, Dana Hawley of Hawley Winery, Colleen Teitgen of Eric Kent Wine Cellars. Supported by the Inns and Hotels of Yountville.

Birds of Prey Migration Hike at Lynch Canyon

Sun Mar. 22, 2015
Lynch Canyon, 3100 Lynch Rd.
(707) 432-0150

Join Larry Broderick and the Solano Land Trust Raptor Team for an interactive presentation covering birds of prey identification methods, natural history and threats, the importance of habitat conservation, acquisition and restoration, and a book review.

Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre presents Gentleman’s Rule

Thu Mar. 26, 2015
1010 Ulatis Drive
(707) 469-4013

Blending their youthful contemporary styles with timeless a cappella harmonies, Gentleman’s Rule charms audiences of all ages. Their eclectic concerts feature something for everyone – classic 70s & 80s, country, Top 40 hits and even classical music. Recent concerts have featured music made popular by Hall & Oats, Bob Marley, Bruno Mars, Gavin DeGraw, Peter Gabriel and Rascal Flatts, among others. This diverse catalog of music exemplifies the ability of Gentleman’s Rule to bridge both genres and generations.

Mudder of All Weekends

Fri Mar. 27, 2015 - Sun Mar. 29, 2015
Napa County Fairgrounds

“Mudder of All Weekends”. Visit Calistoga for a girlfriend getaway weekend focused around you: downtown scavenger hunt, spa treatments, dirty drinks, menu specials, the Robe Romp bar crawl (in your pjs and robe), wine (of course), and the Pretty Muddy 5K fun-run. Don your feather boas, fluffy robe or Wonder Woman costume for the best weekend of the year, March 27-29, 2015.

Schulz Museum First Friday Film Series: Oliver!

Fri Apr. 3, 2015
Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane Santa Rosa
707-579-4452

Oliver! (1968), the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic, won five Academy awards including best director, best music, and best picture. Cost: Free for members/$5 for public. Sponsored by Craig Schulz.

Alex DeGrassi in Concert

Fri Apr. 3, 2015
Northgate Church, 2201 Lake Herman Rd.
415-297-3542

Alex DeGrassi, Steel 6 string guitar. Tickets: $25. Doors open at 7:00pm, concert begins at 7:30pm.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Sat Apr. 4, 2015
1275 McKinstry St., Napa
(800) 427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club.

Cache Creek Casino Resort Presents Australia's Thunder From Down Under

Fri Apr. 3, 2015 - Sat Apr. 4, 2015
14455 Highway 16

The Ultimate Night Outback! Australia's hottest export hits the stage with chiseled bodies, seductive dance routines, cheeky humor and boy-next-door charm that you won't be able to resist. $25 / $35 / $45 Showtimes ~ Friday 9 p.m. & Saturday 8 p.m.

Vallejo Museum - WWII Homefront Quilts

Sun Jan. 25, 2015 - Sat Apr. 4, 2015
Vallejo Museum, 734 Marin St.
(707) 643-0077

The WWII Home Front Quilts Project is a collaboration of San Francisco Bay Area quilt enthusiasts, arts organizations, museums and historical associations, The Rosie the Riveter Trust, and National Park Service staff and volunteers. The exhibit features quilts depicting themes from the American WWII Home Front.

Code of the West Gun Show

Sat Apr. 4, 2015 - Sun Apr. 5, 2015
900 Fairgrounds Drive
(530) 676 - 8762

Gun show and sale. Sat 9am-5pm, Sundays 9am-4pm. Admission: $10. Parking: $10.

Napa Valley Wine Train Easter on theTrain

Sun Apr. 5, 2015
Napa Valley Wine Train,1275 McKinstry St, Napa
(800) 427-4124

Easter on the Wine Train is a family experience that speaks to each age group in a different way. The Train itself holds a special magic for children, and the luxurious environment, decadent cuisine and enchanting scenery makes it easy for adults to unwind and focus on the quality of the moment. Let us do all the work, while you spend time paying attention to the people you care about the most. Spend Easter collecting memories instead of Easter eggs.

Lynch Canyon Kite Festival

Sat Apr. 11, 2015
3100 Lynch Road, off McGary Road
707-784-6765

Save the date for Lynch Canyon's 7th annual Kite Festival! Bring your own kite and water. Everyone is welcome, whether a novice or expert kite flyer. Off trail access allowed for this special event - lots of room for all! The Event is free, parking is $5 per vehicle.

Schulz Museum - Second Saturday Cartoonist: Frank Roberson

Sat Apr. 11, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Meet, watch, and talk to cartoonist Frank Roberson, creator of the comic strip Maximus, which can be found on Gocomics.com.

Vallejo Symphony Concert - Sérénité

Sun Apr. 12, 2015
Lander Hall, Touro University, Mare Island
707-643-4441

Bartok, Romanian Folk Dances; Debussy, Sacred and Profane Dances; Ravel, Introduction and Allegro; Ibert, Divertissement for Chamber Orchestra.

Schulz Museum - Girl Scout Day

Sun Apr. 12, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Alice in Wonderland with the Peanuts Gang and explore the magical world of flower friends, bugs, and trees. Build a bug house, meet live bugs, make a treat to eat, and create crafts using flowers and trees, plus much more. Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes will work toward their Naturalist badge requirements and Daisies will get started on a flower friends journey. Also ice skate at Snoopy’s Home ice and earn a Schulz Museum fun patch. Advance reservations required. For fees and reservations visit the Girls Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472. Museum Events: Youth programming Classes and Camps Topics: Arts and Crafts Ice Skating Scout Days and Home School Days Ages: Grades 1-6 Grades 5 and above

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom 2015 Spring Break

Sat Mar. 28, 2015 - Sun Apr. 12, 2015
1001 Fairgrounds Dr
707-644-4000

School is out and there is no better way to spend your time during Spring Break then by getting your thrills on with a visit to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. The park will be open from March 28 thru April 12 for a fun and exciting Spring Break!

Schulz Museum - Good Days and Bad Days: Juxtapositions in Peanuts

Wed Dec. 10, 2014 - Mon Apr. 13, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Schulz once remarked, “I’m speaking to people about things that really affect them.” An authentic approach to emotional issues helped make Peanuts unique. Characters expressed feelings of doubt, insecurity, depression and other sentiments atypical of a daily comic strip. From Lucy’s psychiatric advice to Charlie Brown’s apprehensions, this exhibition follows the sophistication of Schulz’s writing in over 70 comic strips that focus on the human condition.

Schulz Museum - Peanuts in Wonderland

Sat Nov. 8, 2014 - Mon Apr. 13, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

The Charles M. Schulz Museum and the Lewis Carroll Society of North America will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) with an exhibition that explores Alice in illustration; in the comics, including Schulz’s famous Cheshire Beagle; and in graphic novels.

Easter Egg Hunt at Children's Wonderland

Sat Apr. 18, 2015
Children's Wonderland, 360 Glenn Street
707-648-4600

Mr. Cottontail will be visiting Childrens Wonderland (Polaroid Pictures $2.00.) Bring a basket on Saturday to gather your eggs. You must pre-register for this event. Two Hunts: 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. Castle doors open at 10:00am and close at 12:30 to reopen at 1:30pm. $3.00 particiapation fee, under 2 years is free. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPAINED BY AN ADULT.

Chief Solano Kennel Club Dog Show

Sat Apr. 18, 2015 - Sun Apr. 19, 2015
900 Fairgrounds Dr
(707) 446-7492

Annual Dog Show. North Grounds. Admission: $0. Parking: $10.

Solano Sunset Rotary Club presents Luau at Sunset

Fri Apr. 24, 2015
TBD

Solano Sunset Rotary is hosting it's 3rd Annual Luau themed dinner on Friday, April 24th. Location is TBD. Special features: Silent Auction * Live Dessert Auction * Raffle * Live Entertainment * Go Hawaiian Attire. More details soon!!

Western Railway Museum Vintage Comet Trains

Sat Apr. 4, 2015 - Sat Apr. 25, 2015
Western Railway Museum, 5848 State Highway 12
707-374-2978
Tollfree: 1-800-838-3006

The Vintage Comet includes wildflower viewing, and features four award-winning wines from the Suisun Valley Wine-Co Op. Suisun Valley is the second oldest AVA in California (Napa is the first), and is the next major valley east of Napa. Best known for Petite Sirah, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon, Suisun Valley has been described by Sunset Magazine as "undiscovered and unpretentious, much as Napa was in the 1960s. Cool afternoon breezes from San Francisco Bay bring down high daytime temperatures - a good thing for grapes." The 90-minute trip departs each Saturday in April at 4pm and is geared towards adults, although juice is available for younger patrons.

Western Railway Museum Scenic Limited Trains

Wed Apr. 1, 2015 - Wed Apr. 29, 2015
Hwy 12 midway between I-80 and Rio Vista
707-374-2978

Wildflower watchers can once again ride vintage trains at the Western Railway Museum. The Museum will use its historic electric railway equipment on not one but two special trains: the Scenic Limited and the new Vintage Comet Wine Tasting Train. Both trains take visitors on an hour-long, 10-mile round trip ride. Passengers catch views of the native wildflowers that cover the hillsides and fields. The views change weekly and Museum docents are on board to point out whatever happens to be blooming along the way such as poppies, goldfields, brass buttons, butter and eggs, clover, and sheep’s sorrel. Visitors can also tour the Rail Car Display House and the Exhibit Hall, picnic in the Museum’s spacious park, and shop in the Museum Store. Parking is free. The Western Railway Museum runs special Scenic Limited trains every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11am, 12:30pm and 2pm.

3J’s Motorcycle Track Days

Wed Apr. 29, 2015
Sonoma Raceway, Hwys 37 & 121, Sonoma
800-870-RACE

Motorcycle riders can enjoy a high-speed day on the twists and turns of Sonoma Raceway on Wednesday, April 29, all in the name of charity. The event will mark 3J’s Motorcycle Track Days’ 18th charity event in Sonoma, and will include a full day of riding around the 12-turn road course, a catered lunch, T-shirt, raffle and an evening reception for all riders. It’s truly the perfect day for any two-wheel enthusiast.

Schulz Museum First Friday Film Series : To Kill a Mockingbird

Fri May. 1, 2015
Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), the film adaptation of the Harper Lee novel, stars Gregory Peck as an attorney in the South. The film won 3 Academy awards, including best actor. Cost: Free for members/$5 for public. Sponsored by Craig Schulz.

Aryeh Frankfurter & Lisa Lynne in Concert

Fri May. 1, 2015
Northgate Church, 2201 Lake Herman Rd.
415-297-3542

Aryeh Frankfurter & Lisa Lynne, Celtic Harp Duo. Tickets: $25. Doors open at 7:00pm, concert begins 7:30pm.

Napa Valley Wine Train Moonlight Escape "Flower Moon"

Sun May. 3, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Moonlight Escape takes place in the Vista Dome car on nights when the vineyards bask in the romantic silver light of the full moon. Enjoy our house wine, paired with a five course gourmet dinner.

Carnevale Fantastico!

Sat May. 2, 2015 - Sun May. 3, 2015
Blue Rock Springs Park, 650 Columbus Parkway

Join us for a weekend of merriment set in the birthplace of the Renaissance, Italy. Immerse yourself in the culture and revel in the pageantry of one of the most beautiful settings in history, Renaissance Italy.

Schulz Museum - Comic Artist Workshop for Girl Scout Cadettes

Sat May. 9, 2015
Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Earn your Comic Artist badge in this special, hands-on workshop just for Girl Scout Cadettes. Work with a professional cartoonist to develop stories and characters and create your own four-panel comic strip from beginning to end. Cadettes will receive their Comic Artist badge upon workshop completion. For fees and reservations visit the Girl Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472. Museum Events: Youth programming Classes and Camps Topics: Cartooning and comic art instruction Fine Arts Master Classes Scout Days and Home School Days Ages: Grades 5 and above

Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre presents Jim Brickman, The Platinum Tour

Sat May. 9, 2015
1010 Ulatis Drive
(707) 469-4013

Jim Brickman has revolutionized the sound of solo piano with his pop-style instrumentals and star studded vocal collaborations. With four certified gold albums, he’s sold more than 7 million CDs. Since the release of his debut album No Words in 1994, Brickman has released 40 albums and has the most appearances on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary radio chart. Brickman also has the most No 1s in the 25-year history of the New Age Albums chart. Brickman received top honors with two Grammy Award nominations, two SESAC “Songwriter of the Year” awards and the Canadian Country Music Award.

Napa Valley Wine Train Mother's Day Luncheon

Sun May. 10, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 800-427-4124

Give your mom a gift as elegant and lovely as she is – lunch or dinner on board the Napa Valley Wine Train. Avoid the rush and crowded restaurants. Let us pamper her with gourmet service while she experiences breathtaking views of the Napa Valley.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Fri May. 15, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: (800) 427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club.

43rd Annual Vallejo Coin and Collectibles Show

Sun May. 17, 2015
Florence Douglas Senior Center, 333 Amador St.
707-246-6327

The 43rd Anniversary Coin Show Admission and parking FREE. Considered one of the better one-day coin shows in California and once called "the liveliest coin show in Northern California", the show is an annual public event sponsored by the Vallejo (CA) Coin Club, founded in 1954. Kids welcome! Youth Table. Drawings. Displays. Luncheon service.

Benicia In Bloom

Sat May. 16, 2015 - Sun May. 17, 2015
First Street
707-745-9791

The annual Spring Open House celebrates the "greener" side of spring with displays and demonstrations from our eco-friendly partners. Merchants, Restaurants and Businesses showcase the latest trends for spring 2015.

Coyote Hills Kennel Club Dog Show

Thu May. 14, 2015 - Sun May. 17, 2015
900 Fairgrounds Dr
(336) 379-9352

Annual Dog Show. Specialities - Fri. All Breeds - Sat & Sun. Admission: $0. Parking: $10.

Code of the West Gun Show

Sat May. 30, 2015 - Sun May. 31, 2015
Solano County Fairgrounds
530-676-8762

Gun show and sale. Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-4pm. Admission: $10. Parking: $10.

BottleRock Festival

Fri May. 29, 2015 - Sun May. 31, 2015
Downtown Napa

BottleRock is a three-day, delicacy-fueled foray into the absolute best music, wine, food and beer the world has to offer. We’re not saying this to brag. We’re saying it to make sure you know what you’re in for when you join the BottleRock movement by purchasing your single-day, three-day, VIP, or Platinum passes. With over 60 bands on 4 stages - all just a few steps away.

Benicia Historical Museum exhibit A Call to Arms: The Benicia Arsenal - WWII

Sun Mar. 22, 2015 - Mon Jun. 1, 2015
Benicia Historical Museum, 2060 Camel Rd.
(707) 745-5435

Stories, photographs, documents, uniforms, medals and artifacts illustrating the Arsenal’s role in the war featuring the people who worked here and the products manufactured, repaired and shipped to all WWII theaters of operation.

Guitarwork Ensemble in Concert

Fri Jun. 5, 2015
Northgate Church, 2201 Lake Herman Rd.
415-297-3542

Guitarwork Ensemble. Tickets: $25. Doors open at 7:00pm, concert at 7:30pm.

Pista as Nayon, Filipino Independence Day Festival - 28th Anniversary

Sat Jun. 6, 2015
Vallejo Waterfront, Mare Island Way
707-552-4572 (Tony Salido), 707-319-6864 (Jess Ramos), 707-334-0874 (Georgia Torres)

The festivities kick-off with a great parade at 9:30 a.m. at Capitol and Marin, then continues with non-stop entertainment on two stages and ends at 6:00 p.m. This annual event is one of Vallejo’s largest FREE outdoor festivals that draws crowds wanting to sample Philippine cuisine, soak up Filipino hospitality, and enjoy entertainment that crosses all ages, cultures and ethnicities. Come and experience the Philippine Culture first hand. Bring the whole family.

8th Annual Lynch Canyon Trail Run & Community Hike

Sat Jun. 6, 2015
Near exit 36 on I-80
(707) 432-0150

Come out and enjoy fresh air, spectacular views and great times at the Lynch Canyon Trail Run & Community Hike, named Solano County's Toughest Trail Run! Run a 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon race, or hike 2.5 miles at your own pace. All routes are 100% trail with outstanding views.

Schulz Museum - Ghosting Schulz

Wed Jan. 7, 2015 - Sun Jun. 7, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
707-579-4452

Schulz proudly wrote, drew, and lettered every Peanuts strip. He did, however, employ cartoonists who assisted him with other cartoon endeavors such as his sports-related comic strip It’s Only a Game and PEANUTS comic books. Learn about Jim Sasseville, Dale Hale, and the artists of Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, who have attempted to capture Schulz’s indefinable line.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Fri Jun. 12, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club.

Summer Wine Walk in Benicia

Sat Jun. 20, 2015
First Street
707-745-9791

Wine Walk welcomes the first day of summer with a wine tasting in Downtown Benicia. Up to 22 different wines will be poured inside participating downtown shops, providing an enjoyable outing to “sip, walk, and shop” with friends. Tasting locations will be at the following participating businesses: Angel Heart 4 You, Artcentric, Be Chic, Benicia Main Street, Charlie's Attic & Timeless Memories, Chrysalis Skin Spa & Boutique, Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific, Dos Gatos Gallery, Elisa's Closet, Jordan Real Estate, Lindsay Art Glass, Mernie Buchanan Studio & Art Gallery, Milinda Perry Salon & Consignment, Roberto’s Fine Jewelry, Romancing the Home, Studio 41, Tina Marie's, The Steffen Collection, Urban Notions, and Wellness Wisdom.

2015 Northern California Pirate Festival

Sat Jun. 20, 2015 - Sun Jun. 21, 2015
298 Mare Island Way
Tollfree: 1-866-921-9277

9th Anniversary!! Join us as Pirate Entertainers, Musicians, Singers, Swordfighters, Craftspeople, and more turn Vallejo's waterfront into a Pirate Town the likes of which hasn't been seen since Tortuga! Come on out and have a swashbucklin' great time at the SF Bay Area's only Pirate Festival! Find everything your pirate heart desires at this FUN FOR ALL AGES event!

Napa Valley Wine Train Father's Day on the Wine Train

Sun Jun. 21, 2015
1275 McKinstry St, Napa
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

This Father's Day, the Wine Train is making the occasion even special for dad. The whole train will have a special menu with a BBQ flair! You will have your choice of the welcome taste of wine or a glass of your choice of available beers. Fathers will also receive a special commemorative pint glass.

Vallejo Museum - "Ohlone Elders and Youth Speak: Restoring a California Legacy"

Sat Apr. 11, 2015 - Sat Jun. 27, 2015
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum, 734 Marin St
707-643-0077

This exhibition celebrates multi-generational efforts of the Ohlone people to keep their cultures alive and thriving.

Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR

Fri Jun. 26, 2015 - Sun Jun. 28, 2015
Hwys 37 & 121, Sonoma
Tollfree: 1-800-870-RACE

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits the Sonoma Valley for a 26th consecutive year for the Toyota/Save Mart 350, June 20-22. This has become one of the most exciting races on the circuit with plenty of paint-swapping on the 10-turn, 1.99-mile road course. Who will drink from the Champion’s Goblet in 2014? Action gets started on Friday, June 21, with NASCAR qualifying, followed Saturday by final practice and the 64-lap Pick-n-Pull Racing to Stop Hunger 200 NASCAR West Series race. The green flag drops on the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on Sunday. In addition to great racing, you’ll also be treated to an expansive vendor midway, charity auction, driver Q&A sessions and an entertaining pre-event show on Sunday, highlighted by the Patriots Jet Team air show.

Mare Island Preserve- San Francisco Bay Osprey Days

Fri Jun. 26, 2015 - Sun Jun. 28, 2015
Mare Island Heritage Preserve, 167 O'Hara Ct.
707-249-9633

The San Francisco Bay Osprey Days will take place at the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve. The free event features 4 guided car tours of nesting sites on the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard cranes and walking tours in the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve and a lunchtime "citizen science" gathering at the Preserve visitors center with slide shows featuring images by Eric Dugan and Tim Buckley, as well as an osprey nest viewing boat trip Sunday morning.

Napa Valley Wine Train Moonlight Escape "Strawberry Moon"

Tue Jun. 30, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Moonlight Escape takes place in the Vista Dome car on nights when the vineyards bask in the romantic silver light of the full moon. Enjoy our house wine, paired with a five course gourmet dinner.

Benicia Torchlight Parade

Fri Jul. 3, 2015
First Street, Benicia
707-745-9791

Benicia’s 4th of July parade stretches all the way down First Street and includes music, dancing, floats, horses, clowns, and live entertainment. A street dance and live entertainment follow the parade on First Street.

Napa Valley Wine Train Moonlight Escape "Thunder Moon"

Fri Jul. 3, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Moonlight Escape takes place in the Vista Dome car on nights when the vineyards bask in the romantic silver light of the full moon. Enjoy our house wine, paired with a five course gourmet dinner. Savor Executive Chef Kelly Macdonald's specially crafted dishes after your welcome glass of sparkling wine. Then relax, enjoy the exceptional nocturnal view of the Napa Valley, two glasses of house wine, and the adventure of a train traveling through the night.

Benicia's Picnic in the Park & Fireworks

Sat Jul. 4, 2015
First Street
707-745-9791

This event is a wonderful way to spend the 4th of July. Benicia’s City Park is filled with arts and crafts, delicious hot food, live entertainment, and children’s activities. Fireworks start shortly after 9 p.m. at the foot of First Street making this a great event for the whole family.

NHRA Division 7 Drag Races presented by Korbel

Fri Jul. 24, 2015 - Sun Jul. 26, 2015
Hwys 37 & 121
Tollfree: 800-870-RACE

On July 18-20, the NHRA Division 7 drag races, presented by Korbel, return to the drag strip at Sonoma Raceway, offering a high-speed indulgence for drag racing fans. The race is the fifth of seven slated for the NHRA’s Pacific Division and will feature drag racing in eleven categories. Competitors will battle for points leading to divisional and national championships, as well as a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. The Pacific Division Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley Davidson will also run in conjunction with the event. The weekend also features the return of the six-second door slammers of the West Coast Outlaw Pro Modified Series.

Benicia Waterfront Festival

Sat Jul. 25, 2015 - Sun Jul. 26, 2015
First Street
707-745-9791

The popular summer event is back with a splash! Benicia celebrates its picturesque waterfront locale with two days of live music, craft beer tastings, tasty foods, vendor village, and kids’ activity area. Downtown Benicia @ First & East B Streets.

2015 California State Fair

Fri Jul. 10, 2015 - Sun Jul. 26, 2015
Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd.,Sacramento
916-263-FAIR/877-CAL-EXPO

For more than 160 years the California State Fair has provided fairgoers with incredible experiences and a wide variety of attractions which are either large in scale or play on grandiose traditions of fairs, agriculture, and entertainment. "Food-Family-Fun" is always the State Fair theme. Fair Hours: Mon - Thurs 11:00 am - 10:00 pm; Fri-Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm; Magical Midway: Mon/Wed/Thurs 2:00 pm-11:00 pm; Tue/Fri-Sun 11:00 am - Midnight.

Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park presents TBD

Sat Jul. 25, 2015 - Sun Jul. 26, 2015
Hanns Park, Skyline St.
510-872-8539

Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park will be announcing their summer production in April. Check back for more information.

2015 Solano County Fair

Wed Jul. 29, 2015 - Sun Aug. 2, 2015
900 Fairgrounds Dr
707-551-2000

The sixty-sixth Annual Solano County Fair. The Solano County Fair is the place to experience the many sights, sounds and smells that give a county fair its magic including competitive exhibits from 4-H, livestock shows, the midway with Butler Amusements rides and games of skill, a Kids Fun Zone with a petting zoo, pony rides and pig races, interactive games for kids of ALL ages, fireworks and, of course, irresistible fair food from corn dogs to barbecue. Concerts Wed - Sat are at 8:00 pm and Sun at 7:00 pm and are FREE with price of admission.

NHRA Sonoma Nationals

Fri Jul. 31, 2015 - Sun Aug. 2, 2015
Highways 37 and 121,Sonoma
Tollfree: 1-800-870-RACE

It’s not an earthquake, just the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, which will invade the Sonoma drag strip, July 26-28. The racing is headlined by the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes, which boast 8,000 horsepower and 330 mile-per-hour speeds. All eight track records were set in 2012 and we’ve got your front-row seat to see stars like John Force, Antron Brown and Tony Schumacher as they push the limits to be quicker and faster than ever before. There will also be racing in the Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle classes. Don’t miss Friday night qualifying under the lights, and remember, every ticket is a pit pass!

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Fri Aug. 14, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club.

Vallejo Museum - "War Comes Home"

Tue Jul. 7, 2015 - Sat Aug. 15, 2015
Vallejo Museum, 734 Marin St.
707-643-0077

Through private correspondence from almost every major conflict in U.S. history - from the Civil War through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the "War Comes Home" exhibition is presented by Exhibit Envoy in partnership with Cal Humanities' and is a part of the War Comes Home initiative.

Taste of First Street - An Evening of Food and Wine

Tue Aug. 25, 2015
First Street
707-745-9791

With Downtown Benicia providing the beautiful setting, “Tasters” can enjoy a stroll up and down First Street having a nibble at many of Benicia’s favorite First Street restaurants.

Napa Valley Wine Train Moonlight Escape "Red Moon"

Sat Aug. 29, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Moonlight Escape takes place in the Vista Dome car on nights when the vineyards bask in the romantic silver light of the full moon. Enjoy our house wine, paired with a five course gourmet dinner. Savor Executive Chef Kelly Macdonald's specially crafted dishes after your welcome glass of sparkling wine. Then relax, enjoy the exceptional nocturnal view of the Napa Valley, two glasses of house wine, and the adventure of a train traveling through the night.

GoPro Indy® Grand Prix of Sonoma

Fri Aug. 28, 2015 - Sun Aug. 30, 2015
Highways 37 and 121,Sonoma
Tollfree: 1-800-870-RACE

Open-wheel cars. All-star drivers. Twelve turns and 85 laps to make it to the front of the pack. The excitement of the Verison IndyCar® Series returns to the serpentine Sonoma circuit, Aug. 24-26, for the GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma. Fans enjoyed a new era of INDYCAR racing in Sonoma last year, complete with new cars, new engines and a newly revamped circuit. The combination led to the best INDYCAR race we’ve ever seen in Sonoma, with Ryan Briscoe taking the checkers. Briscoe became the seventh different driver in eight years to win in Sonoma. You’ve got to be here to enjoy a full weekend of racing, including the return of the SCCA World Challenge Series and Formula Car Challenge. You’ll also be treated to an expansive vendor midway, charity auction and an entertaining pre-event show on Sunday, highlighted by the Patriots Jet Team air show.

Fall Wine Walk in Downtown Benicia

Sat Sep. 26, 2015
First St.

Fall Wine Walk offers attendees a chance to taste a variety of regional and imported wines in Downtown Benicia. Up to 21 different wines will be poured inside participating downtown shops, providing an enjoyable afternoon to “sip, walk, and shop.” Attendees can stroll First Street with glass in hand, tasting different wines, from reds to whites to sparkling. Many participating business will also offer hors d'oeuvres to pair with the wine they are pouring.

Napa Valley Wine Train Moonlight Escape "Corn Moon"

Sun Sep. 27, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Moonlight Escape takes place in the Vista Dome car on nights when the vineyards bask in the romantic silver light of the full moon. Enjoy our house wine, paired with a five course gourmet dinner. Savor Executive Chef Kelly Macdonald's specially crafted dishes after your welcome glass of sparkling wine. Then relax, enjoy the exceptional nocturnal view of the Napa Valley, two glasses of house wine, and the adventure of a train traveling through the night.

Vallejo Waterfront Weekend - 2nd Annual

Sat Oct. 3, 2015 - Sun Oct. 4, 2015
707-642-3653
Tollfree: 800-4-VALLEJO

"RUN & ROW TO THE RHYTHM OF THE CITY" - SAVE THE DATES OF SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3RD & 4TH FOR THE SECOND ANNUAL VALLEJO WATERFRONT WEEKEND COMMUNITY EVENT IN VALLEJO. PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE MIRA COMMUNITY CULTURAL CENTER.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Fri Oct. 16, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club.

Napa Valley Wine Train Moonlight Escape "Frosty Moon"

Fri Oct. 30, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.,Napa
Tollfree: 800-427-4124

Share the magic of the Napa Valley in November as the sun sets at 4:50 pm. Enjoy your entire evening bathed in moonlight. This moon is named the 'Full Frosty Moon' because frost forms on the ground at night during this time of year. Our Moonlight Escape gourmet dinner takes place upstairs in the Vista Dome rail car with its almost 180-degree view. Guests glide over the evening vineyards touched with the silver light of the rising moon. This is a five-course dinner, including a glass of sparkling wine. Limited seating.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest 2015

Sat Sep. 26, 2015 - Sun Nov. 1, 2015
1001 Fairgrounds Dr
707-644-4000

Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®, is back in 2015! Halloween is back at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom as the park transforms for thrills by day and fright by night! As the clock strikes 6 p.​m., the fright begins when hundreds of zombies are released to haunt the park. Watch your back as you wander into our four free themed scare zones, where ghoulish creatures are waiting to jump out of the darkness. Enjoy new and favorite haunted walk-through mazes (additional fee required) when doors open at night. There’s live monstertainment, strolling zombies and much more! Don’t forget to ride your favorite coaster in the dark for an all-new bone-chilling experience. Fright by night is not recommended for children under 12.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Sat Nov. 14, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club.

Napa Valley Wine Train Thanksgiving Lunch or Dinner

Thu Nov. 26, 2015
1275 McKinstry St., Napa
Tollfree: 800-427-4124

Travel back to a time when Grandma did all the cooking and everything was made just the way you liked it. Thanksgiving on the Napa Valley Wine Train is a traditional Thanksgiving feast in a non-traditional (yet extremely memorable) atmosphere. We'll have all of the customary Thanksgiving fixings, and of course, a perfectly cooked turkey.

Bracket Drag Racing Series at Sonoma Raceway

Sun Jan. 4, 2015 - Sun Nov. 29, 2015
Hwys 37 & 121
Tollfree: 800-870-RACE

There will be a series of 13 events for the 2014 Bracket Drag Racing Series. Gates open at 8 a.m. for each event, with racing spanning from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost for spectators is $15, while cost for competitors is as follows: High School and Trophy ($25); Association classes ($50); Sportsman or Motorcycle ($40); Pro or Super Pro ($60).

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Sat Dec. 5, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club.

Nature Hike at King-Swett Ranches (1st Saturday of most months)

Sat Feb. 7, 2015 - Sat Dec. 5, 2015
King-Swett Ranches
916-870-4824

Come explore the hills between Fairfield, Benicia, and Vallejo. You'll be led by Jim Walsh and/or James Chang, both expert Solano Land Trust guides who know this area—known as the King-Swett Ranches—inside out. They'll share insights about the birds and other wildlife that call this area home, and give you a great workout! Take advantage of this special opportunity if you can because the King-Swett Ranches are otherwise closed. COST: Free!

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum Free Family Day

Fri Jan. 16, 2015 - Sat Dec. 19, 2015
Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 734 Marin St.
707-643-0077

Free Family Day is the 3rd Saturday of the Month. Free Admission 12-Noon to 4 pm.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Sat Dec. 19, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Daring and Dastardly Detectives deliberate on death and . . . book rights? A number of the world's greatest detectives are gathering on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see who will receive the royalties to the recently published best seller, called “The Detectives’ Club.” Under the terms of the contract, any of the eight detectives who are alive at midnight will share in the royalties - $5,000,000. Those who are no longer among the living will receive nothing for their estate. Join them and see if you can solve the murder, or murders, of The Detectives' Club.

Napa Valley Wine Train Moonlight Escape "Cold Moon"

Sat Dec. 26, 2015
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Moonlight Escape takes place in the Vista Dome car on nights when the vineyards bask in the romantic silver light of the full moon. Enjoy our house wine, paired with a five course gourmet dinner. Savor Executive Chef Kelly Macdonald's specially crafted dishes after your welcome glass of sparkling wine. Then relax, enjoy the exceptional nocturnal view of the Napa Valley, two glasses of house wine, and the adventure of a train traveling through the night.

Schulz Museum - Museum Mondays for Little Ones

Mon Dec. 29, 2014 - Mon Dec. 28, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane
(707) 284-1263

Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and crafts, and a movie for children ages 1 through 5 and their caregivers. $5/child; up to two adults per child are free before 11:00 am; after 11:00 am, regular Museum admission applies.

Napa Valley Wine Train's New Year's Eve Blackjack Ball

Thu Dec. 31, 2015 - Fri Jan. 1, 2016
1275 McKinstry St.
Tollfree: 1-800-427-4124

Spend your New Year’s Eve in style and luxury with sparkling wine, gourmet dining, casino games, and the Napa Valley Wine Train. Select to ride the dinner train and be welcomed at the station with wine and hors d’oeuvres. Board the train for a twilight dinner through Napa Valley. Return to the station after the three and a half hour journey for socializing, casino tables, a photo booth, and dancing away the rest of 2013. Start the New Year off right with a sparkling wine toast at midnight.

Vallejo Farmers' Market - NOW OPEN UNTIL 2:00 PM!

Mon Apr. 7, 2014 - Thu Apr. 7, 2016
Georgia St from Sacramento St. to Sonoma Blvd
925-825-9090
Tollfree: 1-800-949-FARM

The Vallejo Certified Farmers' Market is a proud member of the Vallejo community. The farmers' market offers the freshest and best fruits and vegetables, direct from the fields and orchards of California's family farms. The market is open every Saturday, year-round, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, with the season's freshest fruits, vegetables, greens and nuts along with freshly caught seafood and fresh-cut flowers!