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Join Solano County Library Literacy Services in our efforts to enhance the lives of adults and their families.  Teaching adults to read, write and/or improve their English speaking skills is a way you can make a positive impact in your community in just three hours a week. 
July 11th - August 29th
​6:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Antioch 

Once again Waldie Plaza in downtown Antioch will be the place to be on Saturday nights in July and August (excluding 7/4 due to the holiday) for free concerts by the river.  
July 15th - August 19th (Wednesdays)
10:00am - 12:30pm
 Area Agency on Aging, Vallejo

Free Healthier Living workshop to improve quality of life for anyone with a chronic health condition will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 15 through August 19 at Area Agency on Aging.
July 7th - August 11th (Tuesdays)
10:00am - 12:30pm
Creekside Mobile Home Park, Vacaville
Free Healthier Living workshop to improve quality of life for anyone with a chronic health condition will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Every Fourth Saturday
8:00am - 11:00am
Nut Tree Airport, Vacaville

Come out for a pancake breakfast and vintage airplane display day every 4th Saturday of the month. 
10:00am - 2:00pm
Downtown Martinez

Every Sunday, Downtown Martinez comes alive with a delicious marketplace full of fresh California-grown fruits and vegetables.
June 19th - September 11th (Fridays)
4:00pm - 8:00pm
​Main Street, Martinez

Every Friday on Main St! Farmers Market 4pm-8pm 800 block Car Cuise-in and Music 6pm-8pm 600 & 700 blocks Fresh local produce, music, cool cars. Wine and beer in the plaza on the 1st Friday of the month.
August 1st
10:00am - 9:00pm
Downtown Vacaville

The Downtown Vacaville Business Improvement District (DVBID) is fired up and hot to host the 8th Annual Downtown Vacaville Rib & Chili Challenge Cook Off.
June - August (Wednesdays)
11:30am - 1:00pm
Downtown Vacaville

Every Wednesday from 11:30 am to 1 pm there will be a variety of musical programs for your listening enjoyment.
June 9th - August 5th
Edwards Theatre, Fairfield

Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.
June 8th - August 8th
JFK Library

DARE yourself. Win a book (up to $10 each) for each of the first two dares you complete. For every dare after, win a chance at an iPad mini.
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Seven Artisans Winery, Fairfield

Come out for free wine tasting, small bites and a great wine sale.
June 15th - August 3rd
Brenden Theaters, Concord

Don't miss this Summer Kids Movie Series.
August 1st
8:00 pm
Uptown Theater, Napa

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and 2012 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will embark on a unique series of intimate, acoustic performances this summer.
Mondays & Fridays
Solano County

Come out for these classic cruise nights! There will be raffles and fun!
 2nd Monday, Every Month (starts April 13th)
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
 NAMI Solano County Office

For family members, friends and advocates of people living with mental illness. This is an ongoing, drop-in group focusing on skill building and support through sharing experiences, resources and comfort.
9:30am - 2:00pm
Vallejo Ranger Station

Find your wild at the Vallejo Ranger Station: Plan an adventure, make art, learn a skill, or volunteer. Volunteers share information about visiting Solano Land Trust lands. Free.
8:00am - 1:00pm

Central Park, Davis

Support your local farmers. Seasonal produce, baked goods, hot food-to-go & more.
2nd and 4th Monday
Theatre DeVille, Vacaville

Theatre DeVille presents "Rising Stars" open mic night talent showcase. 
April 30th - October 29th (Thursdays)
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Benicia Main Street

Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market. 
1st & 3rd Fridays
Downtown Benicia

Starts 3rd Friday in January on the 16th! Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia are discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. 
9:00am - 2:00pm

The farmers' market offers the freshest and best fruits and vegetables, direct from the fields and orchards of California's family farms. On Georgia & Marin Street, Vallejo.
January - December
1:00pm - 10:00pm (with holiday special hours)
San Francisco Dungeon, San Francisco

The San Francisco Dungeon is NOT your usual visitor attraction! They're an exciting mix of 9 live actor shows, 200 years of history, 360° sets, 1 dark boat ride and authentic storytelling.
July 15th - August 15th
Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco 

The Tony Award®-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life.
Are you unemployed or underemployed? Get the skills you need for the job you want! Opportunity Junction offers free computer training and paid work experience in Antioch for Contra Costa Residents.
March - October (Last Saturday)
9:00am - 1:00pm
Downtown Fairfield

Free paper shredding and recycling Last Saturday of each month through October.
8:00am - 12:00pm 
Downtown Vacaville

The Downtown Merchants are again partnering with the Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association to bring you the best of the fresh and organically grown produce every Saturday morning.
August 2nd
Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre

Magician Alex Ramon returns to VPAT! #NewMagic is a family friendly magic and illusion show with a new style and a new flair! 
August 4th
Concord Pavilion

Lineup: Boys Of Zummer Tour With Fall Out Boy And Wiz Khalifa.
August 5th
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Theatre, Fairfield

Come to a great fashion show featuring project runway designers. Enjoy tasty treats, music, raffles and a live auction.
August 5th
11:00am - 3:00pm
Jelly Belly Factory, Fairfield

Come and visit your favorite mascots at this year’s 7th Annual Mascot Day at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center. 
August 6th
10:00am - 12:30pm
Vacaville Museum

The always popular Vacaville Museum Guild’s Annual Children’s Party is Thursday, August 6, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Museum Courtyard, 213 Buck Ave.  
August 6th
10:00am - 3:00pm
DAW Prep, Fairfield

DAW 1st Annual College Rush Registration located in the school gymnasium and quad. 
August 7th - 15th
Winters Community Center

Winters Theatre Company will present William Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream” as their summer “Shakespeare Under the Stars” production on Fridays and Saturdays, August 7 - 15, 8 p.m. at the outdoor Amphitheater behind the Winters Community Center, 201 Railroad Ave.
August 7th
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Vezer Family Vineyard, Suisun City

Come pick up your wine and enjoy a Luau theme!
August 7th
Hiddenbrooke Golf Club, Vallejo

The 52nd Annual Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, August 7, 2015 with a Shotgun Start at 9:30am. The theme is "Ugly Pants" and there will be an unbelievable prize for the ugliest! They will have great raffle prizes and promise lots of fun on the course!!
August 7th
​Concord Pavilion

Idina Menzel, from "Frozen" and "Glee" on World Tour.
August 10th
Oracle Arena, Oakland

Lineup: Aretha Franklin Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds.
August 11th
The Masonic, San Francisco

See Rise Against in concert.
August 12th - September 16th (Wednesdays)
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Fairfield

Free Healthier Living workshop to improve quality of life for anyone with a chronic health condition will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, August 12 through September 16 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 1735 Enterprise Dr., Building 3, Fairfield.  
August 14th
Concord Pavilion

See Nicki Minaj at the Concord Pavilion!
August 15th
Uptown Theatre, Napa

Thirty years ago Jerry Jeff decided to show off Texas in the springtime with the first annual Jerry Jeff Walker Birthday Bash in Austin, Texas. 
August 15th
Raley Field, West Sacramento

Enjoy a night at the game with your co-workers, family, friends, neighbors, baseball fans and everyone who would like to support the California 4-H Youth Development Program!
August 16th
Downtown Sacramento

The excitement is building for the inaugural Golden Arches Run in Downtown Sacramento! The courses will provide scenic views of the State Capitol, Old Sacramento, the Sacramento River, and of course, Sacramento’s very own set of golden arches, the iconic Tower Bridge.
August 18th
1:30pm - 4:30pm
SCF, Fairfield

What is an “LOI” and why is it important in making a good first impression with potential funders?  Learn about the grant proposal components and application process.
August 21st
Concord Pavilion

Come here the California Symphony play along with the Wizard of Oz film!
August 21st - 23rd
Downtown Vacaville

The fun continues with the Downtown Music Festival, previously known as the Art, Wine & Brew Festival. 
August 21st
Solano Community College

Come out for the 70th Anniversary Benefit Gala. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, silent auction, dancing and more!
August 22nd
Uptown Theatre, Napa

Casey Abrams’ story is that of a born natural, but it’s also the story of a person who studied diligently and worked extremely hard, striving toward his dream of a life in music.  
August 22nd
Solano Community College, Fairfield

The Solano Community College Nursing Class of 2016 invites you to Help Everyone Achieve Results Together at the H.E.A.R.T. 5K and Community Festival at the Solano Community College campus on Saturday, August 22, 2015. 
August 22nd
4:30pm- 7:30pm
Vezer Family Vineyard, Suisun City

Come out for this great blues band!
August 25th 
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Downtown Benicia

Downtown brings a sampling of the cuisine you can find from Benicia’s favorite restaurants on First Street with two glasses of wine and souvenir glass included.
August 29th
The Masonic, San Francisco

Lineup: Weird Al Yankovic: The Mandatory Tour.