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Empress Theatre presents Reggae Legend EARL ZERO

Sat Sep. 5, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St.

The Empress Theatre is proud to present Reggae Legend EARL ZERO with The Rebel Lion Band and Aaron “Thumpa Bassie” Thompson plus Ryan the Operator. Showtime is 8:00 pm. Tickets are $15.00 each and available online or at box office.

GVRD First Saturdays at River Park

Sat Sep. 5, 2015
River Park, Wilson Ave & Mare Island Causeway

FREE: Come enjoy hikes & various nature activities in GVRD parks the first Saturday of each month this Summer.

Nature Hike at King-Swett Ranches

Sat Sep. 5, 2015
King-Swett Ranches

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.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom's Festival Latino

Sat Sep. 5, 2015 - Sun Sep. 6, 2015
1001 Fairgrounds Dr

Join us for Festival Latino, a vibrant cultural event featuring lively music and your favorite Latino performers, dancers in colorful costumes, authentic cuisine and much more! - See more at:

Cache Creek Casino Resort presents K Brosas, Pooh & Chokoleit

Sat Sep. 5, 2015 - Sun Sep. 6, 2015
14455 Highway 16
Tollfree: 1-877-77-CACHE

K Brosas is a Filipina actress, comedienne, singer and television host. She was a band member of ‘Gladys and The Boxers’ and was lead singer when the group performed as ‘K and The Boxers.’ In mid-2010, she became a co-host on the game show Pilipinas Win na Win. A versatile entertainer, Brosas sings, hosts and will make you smile. $65 / $85 / $108

Benicia Film Festival

Fri Sep. 4, 2015 - Sun Sep. 6, 2015
Various Venues

Sponsored by the Benicia Arts and Culture Commission. The mission of the Benicia Film Festival is to expand the arts and culture offerings of the city and it's collective community.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

Fri Sep. 11, 2015
1275 McKinstry St

Add some drama to dinner with Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on board the Wine Train. Come prepared to mix and mingle, dress the part, or just get down to business and solve the murder.

Empress Theatre presents Friday Night Dance Party with Delbert Bump and SA-ZIL

Fri Sep. 11, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St

Friday Night Dance Party with Delbert Bump and SA-ZIL. Delbert Bump has acquired the reputation as one of the leading Bay Area musicians. Primarily as a band leader of a number of different ensembles this talented artist has been influenced by all the great jazz pianists, organists and composers all across the specter of this original American art form. The new Latin jazz ensemble featuring piano/bass, drums, congas, guitar, trumpet, alto sax and tenor sax is an exciting sound bringing forth Bump’s funky original material, which is called Sa-Zil.

Cache Creek Casino Resort Presents Little Joe Y La Familia

Fri Sep. 11, 2015
14455 Highway 16

Little Joe has been entertaining more than 50 years and has been described as the "King of the Brown Sound." He has also helped pioneer "Tex-Mex" music, a mix of traditional "norteno" music with country, blues and rock. (There will be a dance floor in Section 700 in rear of club.) $35 / $45 / $55

Art and Concerts in the Park - San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
Childrens' Wonderland, 360 Glenn St

Guided by our director, noted fiddler Alasdair Fraser, we draw our repertoire from the rich and enduring Scottish musical tradition. We learn contemporary tunes as well as those that have been passed down from the Highlands and Western Isles, the northeast of Scotland, and Shetland. Many tunes also come from the great Scottish fiddling tradition that flourishes in Cape Breton Island off the northeast coast of Canada.

Loma Vista Farm's 12th Annual Cioppino Pasta Feed and Silent Auction

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
Florence Douglas Center, 333 Amador Street

Save the Date! Tickets go in sale June 1st. Get your tickets early, this event sold out last year!

Empress Theatre presents Alvon’s Birthday Bash

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virigina St

One of the most versatile Musicians Singers and Entertainers on the music scene today, Mr. Alvon Johnson travels the world singing and swinging Jazz standards with Big Bands. He also gallops the globe performing the songs that he sang while working with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group, The Coasters. When he travels to Russia he is referred to as the “King of the Blues” and the “Ambassador of the Blues”. His love and respect for the American art form is shared by large and enthusiastic audiences all over the world! Come join us at the Empress Theatre for a very special birthday celebration for Alvon.

29th Annual Harvest Ball at V.Sattui

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
V.Sattui Winery, 1111 White Lane, St Helena

Celebrating V. Sattui Winery's 130th Anniversary Featuring the coastal cuisine of Liguria with Michelin Star Chef Luca Collami • "Abbacadabra" live entertainment dinner show • Dance the night away to soul-infused "Big City Revue" • Experience an entire weekend of activities, including: Friday Farmer's Market tour and cooking school, Saturday morning Winemaker vineyard tours and Sunday "morning-after" mimosas & pastries Advance ticket pricing available now!

Schulz Museum - Special Appearances of Cuban Animators

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa

Children ages 10 – 12 interested in animation and invited to attend a FREE workshop where they will learn basic animation techniques from Cuban animators Mario Rivas, Daniel Rivas and Manuel Guerra. From idea to character design, storyboard, backgrounds, and more, learn to create your own animation from beginning to end. While this workshop is FREE, space is limited and advanced reservations are required. FREE places can be reserved online at classes-camps or by calling (707) 284-1272.

Vallejo People's Garden Celebrates Fifth Birthday!

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
1055 Azuar Ave on Mare Island

O HOW OUR GARDEN HAS GROWN! Come celebrate the 5th birthday of the Vallejo People’s Garden! Enjoy Food by The Yolk, live music, tours, Garden Tasting, a raffle, too. Help celebrate: Growing & donating over 14,000 pounds of food, and the grand opening of the GCS Meditation Garden. PLUS, the launch of the Vallejo People's Garden Mobile.

Napa Valley Museum Free Family Fun Day: Nourishing Culture, The Art of Repujado

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
55 Presidents Circle

Delve in to the Mexican traditional art of form of Repujado where families can emboss a personally designed emblem on soft metallic foil. These beautiful Mexican art pieces can be painted and hung on walls or given as treasured gifts.

Cache Creek Casino Resort Presents Vietnamese Concert

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
14455 Highway 16
Tollfree: 1-888-337-6272

Two Vietnamese Cache Club Shows! Ticket distribution begins at 5:00 p.m. for both shows at Guest Services. First come, first served. Free with your Cache Club Card. Showtimes ~ 7 & 10 p.m.

Schulz Museum - Second Saturday Cartoonist: Mario Estioko

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane

Meet, watch, and talk to Sacramento-based cartoonist Mario Estioko. Estioko writes and draws a single-panel web feature called Incompatibles, which documents things that just don’t go together.

Stargazing at Lynch Canyon

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
Lynch Canyon, 3100 Lynch Rd.
(707) 432-0150

Learn about astronomy and gaze at the stars and planets. Free.

Vallejo Police Department Open House

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
111 Amador St.

Visit the Vallejo Police Department and interact with the Police Officers that patrol your streets, protecting the citizens of Vallejo. There will be many activities and demonstrations to take part in; Police Department tours will be given; and toys will be handed out for the children.

American Legion Post 603 - BLOOD DRIVE

Sat Sep. 12, 2015
Bloodmobile at Vallejo Police Dept. - 111 Amador Street

Give Blood. Go Hybrid. Donate blood in September and be entered to win a Toyota Prius. #givebloodgohybrid Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the Bloodmobile at Vallejo Police Department

Vallejo Jazz Society presents Bobbe Norris/Larry Dunlap

Sun Sep. 13, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St.

This husband-wife duo presents an exciting program of Standards from the Great American Songbook, Jazz and Brazilian music as well as original music with an intuitive communication that can only come from years of performing together. Their music is sensitively arranged and adventurous, making for performances that are full of surprises.

Unity Day 2015 at Vallejo City Park!

Sun Sep. 13, 2015
Louisiana & Marin Streets

Come join us for a day of Unity, celebrating the cultural diversity of Vallejo through music, food and fun. NEW LOCATION: Vallejo City Park located at Louisiana & Marin Streets. Everyone is welcome to this FREE event. Fun activities, vendor booths, entertainment and an International Food Court. ** For more details go to

Sir Francis Drake Kennel Club Dog Show

Thu Sep. 10, 2015 - Sun Sep. 13, 2015
900 Fairgrounds Dr
(707) 795-7941

AKC approved event with agility, breed and junior showmanship competitions. Parking: $10.00 per vehicle.

Schulz Museum - National Grandparent’s Day

Sun Sep. 13, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane

Grandparents get in free when visiting with a grandchild. The Charles M.Schulz Museum opened in August 2002 to fulfill its mission of preserving, displaying, and interpreting the art of Charles M. Schulz. The museum carries out this mission through changing exhibitions and programming that: build an understanding of cartoonists and cartoon art; illustrate the scope of Schulz’s multi-faceted career; communicate the stories, inspirations and influences of Charles Schulz; and celebrate the life of Charles Schulz and the Peanuts characters.

Calistoga Harvest Table

Sun Sep. 13, 2015
Downtown Calistoga

Join the 1,000-foot-long table set down main street celebrating harvest's bounty in the Napa Valley. With 16 restaurants and 35+ wineries it will be an evening to remember.

Cache Creek Casino Resort presents Rocio "La Dama de La Cumbia" y Su Sonora

Sun Sep. 13, 2015
14455 Highway 16

Conciertos de Musica Latina! Rocio Pineda

Vezer Family Vineyard's Chieftain Black Tie Gala

Fri Sep. 11, 2015 - Sun Sep. 13, 2015
Vezer Family Vineyard, 2526 Mankas Corner Rd

Join in the fun at Vezer's Chieftain Black Tie Gala in the Blue Victorian Barrel Room. Check website for more information:

Empress Theatre Presents: WEDNESDAY NIGHT RAMBLE! with Josh McIntosh and Jason Lynn

Wed Sep. 16, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St

Ramble with Josh McIntosh and Jason Lynn. Joshua “Tree” McIntosh was named after the magical place where his parents played in the desert as teenagers. You can hear the southwest in his voice and in his song writing. But also the mountains and rugged coast line of Northern California where he has lived all his life. As a young man Josh dove into the music scene fronting the acoustic rock jam outfit Blew Willie and delivering over a thousand performances all over the west.

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum - Rosie the Riveter "Mini Tour"

Wed Sep. 16, 2015
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum, 734 Marin St

"Rosie the Riveter" and her good friend and area historian, Betty Soskin will welcome Vallejo Museum guests at the WWII Homefront National Historic Site on the historic Richmond Waterfront. Reserved seats are now available on our Evans Wine Tours coach, loading at 8:30 a.m. at the Museum, 734 Marin Street. The five hour tour to this outstanding Richmond landmark and National Historic Site will return at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $60 ($55 for Museum members!) and includes group transportation, snacks, admission to the site and gratuities. Reserved tickets should be purchased on or before September 9, either at the Museum or with debit or credit card by calling (707) 643-0077.

Napa Valley Museum - NOURISH opening reception

Fri Sep. 18, 2015
55 Presidents Circle

Napa Valley Museum presents NOURISH, a new exhibition on display September 19 through November 29. Nourish, curated by guest curator Nancy Willis, is a reflection and reminder that art has an important place at the table when it comes to the daily production of dining. Works in the exhibition represent the connections between art, gastronomy and hospitality; concepts thoroughly entwined in life in the Napa Valley. The exhibition features works by regional and internationally recognized artists such as Liz Hickok, Richard Diebenkorn, Deborah Oropallo, Robb McDonough and Will and Nikki Callnan.

Cache Creek Casino Resort Presents Vanessa Williams

Fri Sep. 18, 2015
14455 Highway 16
Tollfree: 1-888-77-CACHE

Vanessa Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in entertainment today. She has conquered the musical charts, Broadway, music videos, television and motion pictures. She has sold millions of albums worldwide and has achieved critical acclaim as an actress on stage, in film and on television. $65 / $75 / $99

Mare Island Museum Benefit Golf Tournament

Fri Sep. 18, 2015
Blue Rock Springs Golf Course, 655 Columbus Pkwy
(707) 478 3459 or (707) 803 6329

The tournament will be a best ball scramble and there will be prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin. Get a hole in one and you will be awarded a new Cadillac by Team Chevrolet in Vallejo. There will also be a raffle with donated prizes.

Meditation for Stress Free Living

Sat Sep. 19, 2015
JFK Library, 505 Santa Clara Street

MEDITATION FOR STRESS FREE LIVING AT THE JFK LIBRARY Join Dr. Marshall Zaslove, a Board certified psychiatrist, author and meditation practitioner for over 40 years, as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple, yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life personally, professionally and spiritually.

California Coastal Cleanup Day Volunteer Opportunity at Hill Slough Bridge

Sat Sep. 19, 2015
Hill Slough Bridge, Grizzly Island Road

: Trash on our streets and in our waterways doesn't just look bad, it's bad for our health. Because stormdrains on our streets lead to our waterways and because water is always moving, trash on the ground can travel all the way to San Francisco Bay and out to the Pacific Ocean. That's bad for people and bad for animals and plants. Help put trash where it belongs on California Coastal Cleanup Day. Solano Land Trust's cleanup site is Hill Slough Bridge on Grizzly Island Road. Free.

California Coastal Clean Up Day

Sat Sep. 19, 2015
Vallejo Marina, 42 Harbor Way

Every September, thousands of Californians go in search of those trash to clean up and have a ball doing it. Volunteers Needed!

42nd Annual Fine Arts & Craft Fair

Sat Sep. 19, 2015
Historic downtown Benicia, G Street to the Waterfront Lawn

42nd Annual Fine Arts & Craft Fair - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Artisans & crafters will set up booths on First Street, downtown Benicia. Vendors are prescreened to ensure a quality event with an extensive selection and variety of fine arts & crafts. Admission and parking are free. The event will be held rain or shine.

14th Annual Recovery Rally

Sat Sep. 19, 2015
City Park, Sacramento and Alabama Sts.
(707) 552-5295

Join the Voices for Recovery: Real People, Real Recovery. Free Bar-B-Que with DJ music. Fun for the whole family. Speakers and testimonials. Bring your family and a blanket. September is National Recovery Month.

Tidal Marsh Walk at Rush Ranch

Sat Sep. 19, 2015
Rush Ranch, 3521 Grizzly Island Road
707-432-0150 ext 200

Learn why scientists across the country get so excited about the tidal marsh at Rush Ranch, and why the natural mixing of saltwater and freshwater in the marsh is so good for us and the plants and animals that call Rush Ranch home. Free.

Verismo Opera presents Faust by Charles Gounod (in French)

Sat Aug. 15, 2015 - Sat Sep. 19, 2015
Bay Terrace Theater, 51 Daniels Ave

Dealing with the devil is risky business – lots of details. Wealth, power, youth, love — Faust wants it all and Mephistopheles lets him have it in return for his immortal soul. Unfortunately, when you deal with the devil, everyone loses as Faust learns when he seduces the innocent Marguerite, kills her brother and then drives Marguerite to madness. This is a diabolically high price to pay. The opera by Charles Gounod, based on Goethe’s famous classic, is one of the most popular ever written and is full of melodious, memorable music.


Sat May. 16, 2015 - Sat Sep. 19, 2015
McIntyre Ranch, St. John's Mine Road

Learn about the friendly horses and goats, and participate in their daily care. Wear sturdy work clothes and tough shoes because this is a "hands-on" experience. You will put a halter on a horse, learn to lead horses safely, brush them, clean their feet and clean their stalls. Everyone will have a chance to sit on a horse (helmets are required and provided, keep hairstyle simple for easy fit). Kids will receive a souvenir t-shirt! Eat a good breakfast, bring a water bottle and wear layers. For more information contact the Coordinator at 648-4552. Instructor: Jane Mitchell Cost: $25/class resident, $30/class nonresident. Select Saturdays.

Castello di Amorosa's Harvest Celebration & Stomp

Sat Sep. 19, 2015
Castello di Amorosa, 4045 St. Helena Hwy.

Harvest is the best time of year to visit Napa Valley, and we're celebrating the 2015 season at the Castello with our Harvest Celebration & Grape Stomp Competition! Join us for an evening of food, wine, dancing, and of course, stomping at Castello di Amorosa! - Savory foods paired with Castello wines - Grape Stomp photo op - Live Music by Sticky Notes - Barrel making demonstration by Nadalie Cooperage - Meet our winemaking team - Taste 2014 wines straight from the fermentation tank - Tour underground cellars - Complimentary shuttles to downtown Calistoga All inclusive. You must be 21 or older to attend.

Re:Sound presents TOUCH

Sat Sep. 19, 2015
Magazine A-168, Railroad Ave & Mercado Ct.

RE:SOUND presents Touch: co-presented by 23five Incorporated Simon Scott (Cambridge, UK) Steve Roden (Pasadena) Mark Van Hoen (Los Angeles / London) Touch "Live Mix" plus a screening of the Jon Wozencroft film Liquid Music, scored by Christian Fennesz Re:Sound is an experimental music series exploring the relationship between forgotten spaces, the natural environment, and sound abstraction. 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. The performances take place in a decommissioned concrete munitions storage magazine measuring 55’ x 10. The architecture of the building traps sound resulting in a prolonged reverberation.

1st Annual Sit Down with the Black Community Lunch Discussion on Diabetes Story ( Family& Caregivers Ed)

Sat Sep. 19, 2015
Earl's Texas BBQ, 658 Benicia Road

This event is to educate the black community on how to survive with diabetes and learn about how the family or caregivers who take care of a love one come to learn how we all can live well with diabetes.

Birds of Prey Hike at Lynch Canyon

Sun Sep. 20, 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.

Vallejo Symphony Concert: Wild and Serene

Sun Sep. 20, 2015
Hogan Auditorium, 850 Rosewood Ave

Thomas Heuser, conducting Inna Faliks, piano Smetana, Vltava (The Moldau) from Má Vlast Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor Dvorak, Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, "New World"

Steve Sage - Rock, Rhythm & Blues Revue

Sun Sep. 20, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St.

Steve is best known for creating and sustaining the ‘Rock, Rhythm & Blues’ program at Diablo Valley College, a program that has helped groom many professional players over the past 20 years. Steve has degrees from Musicians Institute (GIT) 1983, and Cal State East Bay (Theory/Composition) 1993. He has taught at Diablo Valley College, the Musicians Institute (GIT), Skyline College, the Guitar Institute of London, Guitar Activity Center and San Francisco State University.

Benicia Historical Museum presents She Built Ships - During World War II

Sun Sep. 20, 2015
Benicia Historical Museum, 2060 Camel Rd.
(707) 745-5435

Jeane Slone, author of the book “She Built Ships – During World War II”, will discuss the World War II women welders who built ships while their husbands were at war. Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public. Complimentary admission to “A Call to Arms: Benicia Arsenal – World War II” current exhibit.

Empress Theatre presents Hot House Blues with Tia Carroll and Hard Work

Wed Sep. 23, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St

Hot House Blues at the Empress Theatre with Tia Carroll and her band Hard Work – Tia’s Music Now In Rotation on Chittlin Circuit Radio & on ITunes Blues Station! Muzic Talk Radio Tia Carroll & Hard Work. This band lets it all hang out on the stage and they are rightfully called Hard Work. They sizzle and send the audience on the ride right along with them. Sporting two fine guitar players and sometimes even a Conga Player this is a must see band. Even when they have stripped it down to bass, drums, guitar and vocals you will still feel the power that Hard Work delivers.

Vallejo Chamber Networking @ 5:30

Thu Sep. 24, 2015
MIRA, 51 Daniels Ave.

Co-sponsored by MIRA. 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

Empress Theatre presents Room of Voices – Disco Egypt – Mingo Lewis and Karissa Ssapien

Fri Sep. 25, 2015
330 Virginia St

Room of Voices DISCO EGYPT night with Mingo Lewis and Karissa Ssapien. This night will feature Room of Voices music along with a visual film projection and lots of dancing! Come prepared with Egyptian costume and get to ready to party. You’re likely to see anyone from Cleopatra, to Horus, to Osiris or Isis at this Disco Egypt night. Featuring Mingo Lewis (drums/vocals) & Karissa Ssapien (synths/vocals). Room of voices is a new direction in music and a collective of world sounds. Prepare your mind, body, and soul to take a journey through the multidimensionality of this music. With waves of funk, psychedelica, jazz, world, dance, dubstep and fusion music Room of Voices creates a quest of inner depth to its listeners. A journey through the jungle, a walk into the desert, feel the power and submerge yourself into the illuminating sound waves that Room of Voices presents to you.

Full Moon Hike & Night Photography a Rush Ranch

Fri Sep. 25, 2015
Rush Ranch, 3521 Grizzly Island Road
(707) 432-0150

Join us from 3pm until late at night for this exciting one-night workshop on this full "Harvest Moon". We will start off with a few docent-guided tours (in daylight!) of the Ranch and the three hiking trails surrounding it. The 2-mile MarshTrail leads down to the edge of Suisun Marsh, and the hike up Suisun Hill Trail provides scenic vistas of the Marsh, the Ranch, and the adjacent hills—all unique parts of this gentle, quiet landscape.

2nd Annual Vallejo Numismatic Society No. CA. Education Symposium

Sat Sep. 26, 2015
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum

This free Coin Collector's Retreat is hosted by the Vallejo Numismatic Society. All day Symposium will be held on the second floor in the Heritage Theatre. Admission is free.

Vallejo Sister City Assn International Dinner & Auction (Year 11)

Sat Sep. 26, 2015
USA World Classics Event Center, 1525 Sonoma Blvd

The 11th Annual Vallejo Sister City Association Dinner & Auction. Sample international foods, with live and silent auctions and open bar to support Vallejo's Sister City Association. Foods from each Sister City; Trondheim, Norway; La Spezia, Italy; Akashi, Japan; Baguio, Philippines; Bagamoyo, Tanzania; Jincheon, South Korea. Tickets on sale NOW at the Vallejo Visitor Center in the Vallejo Ferry Building, the Vallejo Chamber of Commerce, or the Vallejo Museum.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Gospel Fest

Sat Sep. 26, 2015
1001 Fairgrounds Drive

Come out and enjoy the rides, good food and great music. $47.50 general admission, $75 VIP experience.

Havok Bay Area Car Show

Sat Sep. 26, 2015
Solano County Fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Drive

The Bay's finest car, truck and bike show. Limbo contest, decibel contest, and many kids events. 30+ trophies, multiple models, live DJ.

Cache Creek Casino Resort presents IFC CAGED COMBAT

Sat Sep. 26, 2015
14455 Highway 16
Tollfree: 1-888-77-CACHE

LIVE Pro MMA and MUAY THAI in Club 88! The International Fighting Championships (IFC) was founded in 1996 with the goal of helping Mixed Martial Arts gain acceptance as an organized sport. It remains one of the two oldest MMA organizations still active today. Some of the world's greatest fighters have come to prominence fighting in the IFC's steel cage. JACK The Outlaw MAY vs The Beast WILLIAMS Branden Ricetti vs Stephen Martinez Joseph Vidales vs Justin Roswell and more..... $35 / $55 / $85

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.

Jelly Belly Candy Palooza 3 at Jelly Belly Visitor Center

Sat Sep. 26, 2015 - Sun Sep. 27, 2015
Jelly Belly Candy Co, One Jelly Belly Lane
Tollfree: 800-953-5592

Celebrate everything sweet in life at the Jelly Belly Candy Palooza 3. Free self-guided tours of the Jelly Belly factory throughout the event. Free entrance and parking.The Jelly Belly Visitor Center is proud to host another spectacular Candy Palooza at the Visitor Center in Fairfield! Candy Sampling, Quality Art and Craft Vendors, Carnival Rides, Midway Games, Wine and Chocolate Experience, Pony Rides and much more! FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING, FREE TOURS! More details and event information will be made available as the date approaches. *some attractions, like the rides and games, will require a fee*

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.

Napa Valley Museum - Allison Watkins: Reilluminate

Thu Aug. 27, 2015 - Mon Sep. 28, 2015
55 Presidents Circle

Current exhibit through September 28. Museum is open Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. Artist’s Statement: Most of our relationships with plants are during the day, during the magic of photosynthesis, a time when we can admire the visible beauty of nature lit up brightly by the sunlight. I walk around at night and gather plants and flowers with controlled lighting, illuminating the darkened garden that has receded since the sun has gone down. This process brings attention to the temporal light of the day, having much in common with the temporal existence of plants and flowers- their constantly changing shape and form calls attention to their short-lived life span.

Empress Theatre Presents: Special Wednesday Night Twangfest

Wed Sep. 30, 2015
330 Virginia St

This is a very special Wednesday Night Twangfest with The Treblemakers. Some of the very best musicians in the Bay Area come together for an incredible night of music. Erik Schramm will be bringing his awesome talent both on Guitar and Vocals. Frank Bohan and Lloyd Meadows from the Zydeco Flames will be keeping it funky. The incredible Kevin Hayes on Drums needs no introduction as he has graced the Empress stage many times. Tal Morris who has played with Huey, Creedence, Son’s of Champlin and many other Bay Area Bands will be shredding on guitar, and bay area musician/singer/songwriter Jeb Harrison will be rounding out this incredible band called the “TrebleMakers”. You will not want to miss this Wednesday Night.

Napa Valley Museum - Oktoberfest and Car Show

Sat Oct. 3, 2015
Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Circle

Get out your lederhosen for the Napa Valley Museum Oktoberfest & Car Show, a fundraiser for the Museum presented in part by The German Lodge of Napa. The Car Show will feature classic, antique and sports cars, hot rods and motorcycles. Come enjoy traditional German music, beer, food and more. Event admission is free.

Bay Area Stage presents Seussical Jr.

Fri Oct. 2, 2015 - Sun Oct. 4, 2015
The First Presbyterian Church, 1350 Amador Street
(707) 561-1053

"Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss's best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! (60 Minute Version for Young Performers)

Vallejo Waterfront Weekend - 2nd Annual

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


The Sardine Can 2015 Sunday Jazz

Sun Apr. 12, 2015 - Sun Oct. 4, 2015
"0" Harbor Way

The Sardine Can proudly hosts live Jazz all Spring and Summer long. Join us Every Sunday from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. to see your favorite bands.

Empress Theatre Presents: WEDNESDAY NIGHT RAMBLE! with Saxman Terry Hanck

Wed Oct. 7, 2015
330 Virginia St

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.

Empress Theatre presents Purple Haze

Sat Oct. 10, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St

Purple Haze Jimi Hendrix Tribute: Ralph Woodson certainly knows his Hendrix. He has studied his idol to the point of being able to play the guitar behind his back, and with his teeth. Ralph’s a Hendrix authority, and it’s obvious when you see him perform. Ralph formed the Ralph Woodson Experience in 2001 (which became Purple Haze in 2010), focusing on the Hendrix material that he grew up with and always loved. Purple Haze has gained a steady following in the Bay Area and knock people out wherever they go.

Muckfest MS

Sat Oct. 10, 2015
Solano County Fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Dr.

MuckFest MS rallies you and your friends for a mucky romp through mud and obstacles in support of a world free of multiple sclerosis. The run is pure athletic hilarity on a 5K course full of mud, and featuring 15+ outrageous obstacles that will spin, swing and fling you up, down and sideways. The only cramp our muckers get is from laughing too hard. Admission: $65.00 - $105.00 Per Person Parking: $10.00 Per Vehicle

Fleet Week at PIER 39

Sat Oct. 10, 2015 - Sun Oct. 11, 2015
Fisherman's Wharf

Fleet Week is the Bay Area’s opportunity to pay tribute to the men and women of our Nation’s armed forces. This spectacular event features a parade of ships, ship tours, military displays, an impressive air show that includes the Blue Angels and more. PIER 39 joins the celebration with an assortment of activities including live entertainment featuring special military band performances and more.

Holiday Hike at Rockville Trails Preserve

Mon Oct. 12, 2015
Rockville Trails Preserve, Suisun Vly Ct
707-432-0150 ext. 200

Join a fall hike in the oak woodlands this Columbus Day holiday. Enjoy views of Solano's valleys, the delta and Mt. Diablo.

Schulz Museum - Animating Comics

Sat May. 2, 2015 - Thu Oct. 15, 2015
2301 Hardies Lane

This exhibition celebrates the art of bringing comics to life and features rarely displayed production cels from award-winning animated comics, including Peanuts, Batman, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Museum collection boasts four rare animation cels from A Charlie Brown Christmas, which will be on view together for the first time. This is the Museum’s largest exhibition about animation to date.

Ghost Walk on First Street

Fri Jun. 5, 2015 - Fri Oct. 16, 2015
90 First Street, Benicia

First & Third Fridays at 8pm – Spooky tales of the paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, interactive, and fun Ghost Walk with paranormal investigators Deborah Hogarty and Serena Desoto. Step into the shoes of a paranormal investigator and meet the ghosts of Benicia’s past.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

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

Add some drama to dinner with Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on board the Wine Train. Come prepared to mix and mingle, dress the part, or just get down to business and solve the murder.

Visions of the Wild H20

Fri Oct. 16, 2015 - Sat Oct. 17, 2015
Downtown Vallejo

Join us on October 16th and 17th for Visions of the Wild H2O, a festival about water. Vallejo is an ideal place to celebrate water. Located on San Francisco Bay, the city sits at the confluence of two rivers and on the edge of hundreds of acres of restored wetlands. The festival will embrace all aspects of water: human needs, irrigation, wildlife habitat, recreation, Native American values, maritime culture and history, wetlands and creek restoration, and scenic beauty.

Code of the West Gun Show

Sat Oct. 17, 2015 - Sun Oct. 18, 2015
900 Fairgrounds Drive

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

Vallejo Symphony Orchestra Presents The Capitol Camerata Trio

Sun Oct. 18, 2015
First Presbyterian Church, 1350 Amador St

“Dancing Across Espana” Albeniz, Granados, Malats, Despelsenaire, Llobet, Halffter, Turina Anita Felix,violin, Curtis Kidwell, oboe, John Cozza, piano

Vallejo Chamber Networking @ 5:30

Thu Oct. 22, 2015
St. Patrick - St. Vincent High School, 1500 Benicia Rd.

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

Vallejo Jazz Society presents Soul Sauce

Sun Oct. 25, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St.

With four different singers, lead vocals are passed around and harmonies abound. Couple that with a group of guys that can groove and you’ve got The SoulSauce Band.

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.

Haul-o-ween Murder Mystery

Fri Oct. 30, 2015 - Sat Oct. 31, 2015
Obtainium Works, 510 Pennsylvania Street

Another Who-Done-It performed by our own troupe of Victorian usual suspects and you get to have fun figuring out the culprit.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest 2015

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

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.

Sonoma Plaza Ghost Walking Tour

Fri Jun. 12, 2015 - Fri Nov. 6, 2015
Off Sonoma Plaza

Come and meet the ghosts of Sonoma, one of California's most haunted cities! Interactive Paranormal Tour led by real paranormal investigators, who will share the history of locations and teach you how to use the tools of the trade. Are you ready to speak be a ghost hunter?

Cal Maritime's Annual Gala

Sat Nov. 7, 2015
Westin St. Francis, Union Square, San Francisco

The Annual Gala is the premier fundraising event for The California Maritime Academy and its cadets. In addition to an evening of great food and camaraderie, this black-tie event presents a wonderful opportunity for guests to network with alumni, parents and industry colleagues, while raising scholarship support for today's generation of cadets. This year’s Gala will feature the artwork of Cal Maritime alumnus John Kraft (’89), will be emceed by CBS 5 television personality Wendy Tokuda, and will honor Robert D. Somerville, Chairman and CEO of ABS (formerly the American Bureau of Shipping).

Vallejo Symphony Concert: Poetic Genius

Sun Nov. 8, 2015
Hogan Auditorium, 850 Rosewood Ave

Christian Baldini, conducting Carrie Hennessey, soprano Mika Pelo, NEW WORK (premiere) Celebrated Mozart and Verdi Arias, with Carrie Hennessey, soprano Schumann, Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major Op. 38 'Spring'

Vallejo Museum's Annual Fundraiser "Celebrate Vallejo" - Lucky 13

Fri Nov. 13, 2015
734 Marin Street

This very special evening to benefit the Museum will be held on Friday, November 13, 2015 Festivities commence at 6:00pm and will include an Elegant Buffet Dinner, Complimentary cocktails, Live and Silent Auctions,and Raffle. All proceeds support the Museum.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

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

Add some drama to dinner with Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on board the Wine Train. Come prepared to mix and mingle, dress the part, or just get down to business and solve the murder.

Wednesday Night Drags at Sonoma Raceway

Wed Mar. 18, 2015 - Wed Nov. 18, 2015
Hwys 37 & 121
Tollfree: 800-870-RACE

Entering its 27th consecutive year, the popular drag racing series offers a safe, legal and controlled environment for drivers to drag race their vehicles. For the road warrior looking to see exactly what their car can do, Wednesday Night Drags is the ideal event.

Sonoma Drift

Wed Mar. 4, 2015 - Wed Nov. 18, 2015
Sonoma Raceway, Hwy 37 & 121, Sonoma
Tollfree: 800-870-RACE

Wednesday nights. Sideways cars. Screeching Tires. White Smoke. All this can only mean one thing: the return of Sonoma Drift.

PIER 39 Holiday Tree Lighting

Sat Nov. 21, 2015 - Sun Nov. 22, 2015
Fishermans Wharf

PIER 39 invites you to join our special friends from the Disneyland® Resort at the annual PIER 39 Tree Lighting Celebration. Experience the magic – sing songs, give hugs to our Disneyland® friends and welcome the holiday season with two days of holly-jolly magic and merriment for the whole family. The fun culminates at 6pm each night as PIER 39′s majestic 60-foot tree, adorned with glistening ornaments, bows and twinkling lights, will be illuminated against a stunning backdrop of the San Francisco City skyline.

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).

Napa Valley Museum - NOURISH

Sat Sep. 19, 2015 - Sun Nov. 29, 2015
55 Presidents Circle, Yountville

NOURISH is an ambitious exhibition that spans centuries of thinkers and makers who address food, dining and service in their creative output. Work from over 25 artists will be on display including Kathy Aoki, Gale Antokal, Nikki Ballere Callnan (NBC Pottery), Sue Bradford, Will Callnan III (NBC Pottery), Heather Capen, Zoe Crosher, Richard Diebenkorn, Kim Dingle, Caitlin Williams Freeman, Liz Hickok, Paul Kirchner, Catherine Maize, Robb McDonough, Debbie Miller, Deborah Oropallo, NBC Pottery, Lucy Puls, Gideon Rubin, Meg Smith, Mark Stock, Wayne Thiebaud, Chris Thorson, Michael Tompkins, Nancy Willis and Bijan Yashar, Katherine Vetna among others. In addition to traditional visual artworks, NOURISH will present monotypes created by Napa Valley chefs, and drawings by Alinea’s renowned chef Grant Achatz.

Murder Mystery on the Wine Train

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

Add some drama to dinner with Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on board the Wine Train. Come prepared to mix and mingle, dress the part, or just get down to business and solve the murder.

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

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

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 Jazz Society presents Clairdee: Soulful Sounds of the Season

Sun Dec. 6, 2015
Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St.

Soulful, swinging vocalist Clairdee and her San Francisco-based sextet celebrate the season with an entertaining variety of jazz, R&B, and contemporary grooves. $15 Admission, $7.50 VJS Members

Downtown Vallejo Second Friday Art Walk

Fri Feb. 13, 2015 - Fri Dec. 11, 2015
Downtown Arts District (Georgia, Marin, Florida Streets)

Vallejo Art Walk is a monthly event in the Downtown Vallejo Arts District. Most locations are in the central core of the downtown and very walkable but a few are spread out a few blocks in each direction. It is held on the second Friday of each month rain or shine.

Vallejo Chamber Networking @ 5:30

Thu Dec. 17, 2015
Team Superstore, 301 Auto Mall/

Co-Sponsored by Team Superstores & Gracie's BBQ. Toy & canned food drive.

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum Free Family Day

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

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

Add some drama to dinner with Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on board the Wine Train. Come prepared to mix and mingle, dress the part, or just get down to business and solve the murder.

Mare Island Historical Museum

Sat Jan. 3, 2015 - Sun Dec. 20, 2015
8th and Railroad Sts
707-280-5742/707 557 -1538

See USS Vallejo control room, ship models, gift shop & more.

Loma Vista Farm's Christmas Tree Lot

Fri Nov. 27, 2015 - Sun Dec. 20, 2015
150 Rainier St

Enjoy hot chocolate as you walk around the Farm and select that perfect tree. Remember to pick up a special handmade wreath, find just the right craft as a gift or ornament, and wander into the Greenhouse to buy a beautiful plant for that special someone. Christmas Tree Sale Hours: Christmas trees will be available for pick up at the Farm on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Sales continue through December 20, every Thursday & Friday from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom's Holiday in the Park

Fri Nov. 27, 2015 - Sun Jan. 3, 2016
1001 Fairgrounds Dr

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom presents their Annual Holiday in the Park, Northern California's BIGGEST Holiday Celebration. Featuring millions of dazzling lights, the Bay Area's biggest Christmas tree, Santa's Workshop, Christmas Tree Forest, holiday-themed shows, select rides and attractions and the Blitzen's Wonderland Mountain Snow Hill. The holiday fun kicks off on November 27, and runs weekends through December 13. Holiday in the Park will be open daily from December 18, 2015 to January 3, 2016 (closed December 24 and 25). Hours vary; please check Six Flags Discovery Kingdom's website.

Vallejo Symphony presents The Peregrine Quartet

Sun Mar. 6, 2016
First Presbyterian Church, 1350 Amador St

Brahms, String Quartet in C minor, op. 5 Beethoven, String Quartet in A, op. 132 Beethoven, 'Heiliger Dankgesang' (Sacred Song of Praise) Tammie Dyer, violin, Dan Kristianson, violin, Alexander Volonts, viola, Burke Schuchmann, cello

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
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!