December Events
Do you know an outstanding woman who is helping make our community a better place for women? Nominate her for a Women Helping Women Award with Soroptimist International of Vacaville.
Prado Academy is teaming up with California Clothing Recyclers to raise funds in an environmentally friendly way. Clean out your closet and donate!
Young women from Vacaville between the ages of 14 and 17 who are working to make our community a better place are encouraged to apply for the Violet Richardson Award, through the Soroptimist International of Vacaville.
Donate to have Christmas wreaths laid on the headstones of the Yountville Veteran Cemetery.
Order a Snoopy license plate today and help support California museums. Each plate will feature a reproduction of an original Snoopy drawing by Charles Schulz.
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.
First Tuesday
7:00pm
Round Table Pizza, Vacaville

Join a local Dive Club called Under Pressure! Meetings are the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Round Table Pizza located at 888 Alamo Drive in Vacaville.
Every 3rd Saturday
​9:00am - 2:00pm
St Pauls United Methodist Church, Vacaville

It is an outdoor market on 35+ vendors of vintage "pickins", supporting St Pauls and the community for over 2 years.
November 28th - January 4th
​Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo

The sleigh bells will be jingling, ring ting tingling as the park celebrates its eighth annual Holiday in the Park on weekends.
December 1st
6:00pm
Vacaville Skating Center

“It’s Christmas Time in the City” at the Grand Opening Gala of the 2014 Vacaville Festival of Trees. This festive evening features wine, dinner, dessert and entertainment. 
November 28th - December 28th
Pine Lane, Clayton

Don’t miss A Heart for Christmas, one of the largest Christmas displays and musical light shows in the east bay!
November 1st - December 4th
​Downtown Benicia 

This extended shopping event offers shoppers a chance to enter a drawing for a downtown shopping spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars. For every $10 shoppers spend at participating stores, they will receive one ticket into the drawing.
November 21st - December 7th
Winters Theatre

It's almost Christmas.  It's the most wonderful time of the year, with peace and love and understanding abounding; what can possibly go wrong?
December 1st
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Opportunity Junction, Antioch

Intermediate Excel in Spanish on Monday nights. This free 4-week class, taught in Spanish, is part of a series introducing beginners to popular computer programs.
December 1st
​6:00pm - 9:00pm
Opportunity Junction, Antioch

Word Advanced on Monday nights. This free 3-week class is part of a series introducing intermediate-advanced students to popular computer programs.
November 29th & December 13th (Saturdays)
11:00am
​Prado Academy, Fairfield

Come to Women's Self-Defense Saturday Classes at Prado Academy. The first class will be held on November 29 at 11:00 am. The second class will be held on December 13 at 11:00 am. The class will be free to the public.
November 28th - December 21st
Woodland Opera House Theatre

Ebenezer Scrooge and his ghostly encounters come to life in this lavish and thrilling Broadway musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ immortal Christmas tale.
December 2nd
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Downtown Vacaville

Downtown Vacaville comes alive once again for the 32nd Anniversary of Merriment On Main.
December 2nd - 4th
Vacaville Skating

Festival of Trees is a tradition for many Solano County Families - where visitors stroll through a festive community decorated with more than 100 trees and holiday vignettes.
December 2nd
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Opportunity Junction, Antioch

Word Basics on Tuesday and Thursday nights. This free 3-week class is part of a series introducing beginners to popular computer programs.
December 2nd - 28th
Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco 

KINKY BOOTS is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights!
December 3rd - 6th
7:30pm
California Theatre, Pittsburg

Los Medanos College Department of Dramatic Arts in conjunction with LMCAS, Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation, and Keller Canyon present the award winning Broadway musical RENT.
December 3rd
10:00am - 11:30am
Pence Gallery, Davis

Sample delicious pastries, cookies, fruit and coffee with friends.
December 4th
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Dixon

Dixon's Annual Tree Lighting Festival is fun for the whole family, especially because of the free Carriage Rides, Free cookies, Free children's crafts & activities, the Grinch and all sorts of family entertainment!
December 4th - 6th
Louise Wilbourn Yarbrough Institute, Fairfield

Holiday Plant Sale!  The Horticulture Club at Solano Community College will host its annual Winter Plant Sale from Thursday through Saturday, December 4, 5, and 6.
August - December
4:30pm
Florence Douglas Senior Center
 
Come to the Florence Douglas Senior Center Monthly Dinners! No Fee if your bring a dish to share.
December 5th
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Downtown Fairfield

Come out for a tree lighting, tree auction, holiday boutique and more!
December 5th - 7th
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Come and see the first Christmas come t life at "A Visit to Bethlehem",  an interactive -recreation of the little village of Bethlehem on the night of Jesus' birth. 
December 5th
6:00pm
Downtown Benicia

A cherished holiday tradition enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors.
December 5th
8:00pm
Curran Theatre, San Francisco 

This extraordinary collaboration, 13 years in the making, is a haunting tale of fraternal love, lust, jealousy and revenge, performed by an ensemble cast of 15 actors and a four-piece live band, comprised of members of John Mellencamp’s band.
December 6th
2:00pm
Downtown Vallejo

Mad Hatter Holiday Festival in Historic Downtown Vallejo. "California's most whimsical fantasy Holiday happening" Entrance to the Festival, Parade & Tree Lighting is free to the community.
December 6th
4:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Antioch

After putting on three consecutive, successful and safe 4th of July events, Celebrate Antioch Foundation has made the decision to expand our endeavors to include the return of the Holiday De Lites parade, city tree lighting and Santa Claus.
December 6th
2:00pm - 8:00pm
Suisun City Waterfront District

Christmas on the Waterfront is a terrific regional tradition to ring in the holidays in the Suisun City Waterfront District, featuring local entertainment, cheer and charity Christmas tree auction.

OoN

December 6th
​1:00pm
John F. Kennedy Library in Vallejo
 
OoN is a duo consisting of local musicians Paul Hanson, on bassoon, and Ariane Cap, on electric bass.  Come and groove to their unique sound at the John F. Kennedy Library on Saturday, December 6th at 1:00 p.m. 
December 6th
​9:00am - 3:00pm
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Fairfield
 
Faith in Action is hosting a volunteer orientation training on Saturday, December 6th,  2014 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
December 6th
11:00am - 2:00pm
Peña Adobe, Vacaville
 
Tour the historic Peña Adobe, built in 1842, and the Mowers-Goheen Museum.
December 6th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Baptist Church, Vacaville

The Vintage Valley Blue Star Moms will hold a Second Annual Gift & Craft Fair. Proceeds will support our Troops, the money raised will go to supplies for care packages for deployed troops.
December 6th
1:00pm
Green Valley Administration Center, Fairfield

NorthBay Hospice & Bereavement has programs in place to help those who are suffering the loss of a loved one this holiday season.
December 6th - 7th
Downtown Theater, Fairfield & Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre

Enjoy a Christmas Symphony and Nutcracker Selections.
December 7th
11:00am
Moose Lodge, Vacaville

ABATE Local 17 will stage its 27th Annual Toy Run on Sunday, December 7 - and this year it is returning to downtown Vacaville!
December 7th
3:00pm
California Theatre, Pittsburg

Follow the story of a young bird named Max and his family as they begin their journey south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course and ends up at the North Pole – his adventure begins!
October 5th, November 2nd, December 7th
9:00am
Edwards Theatre, Fairfield

Celebration @ the Movies offers friendly faces, rockin' music, amazing kids programs and a message that is relatable to everyday life.
December 11th - 12th
California Theatre, Pittsburg

Pittsburg Community Theatre announces its upcoming production of Disney's Mulan Jr. for ONE WEEKEND ONLY in December. 
December 12th
Valley Church, Vacaville

Alive Music Orchestra swings into their 23rd AMO Christmas show.
December 12th
8:00pm
Uptown Theatre, Napa

At the age of 73 the veteran singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer/bandleader is still making some of the most compelling music of his long and storied career.

Elf

December 12th - 28th
Curran Theatre, San Francisco 

ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole.
December 13th - 14th
Pittsburg Creative Arts Building

Black Diamond Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker returns to the Pittsburg Creative Arts Building December 13th & 14th.
December 13th
 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Benicia

In its 20th year, the Christmas Parade & Holiday Market takes over First Street with holiday cheer at 10am.
December 13th
8:00pm
Uptown Theatre, Napa

With 5 Grammy Awards, 15 nominations, millions of record sales worldwide, and thousands of sold out performances, rock blues icon Robert Cray is considered “one of the greatest guitarists of his generation.” 
November 29-30, December 13-24
9:00am - 4:00pm
Jelly Belly Factory, Fairfield

Visit with St. Nick on several days at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center, beginning November 30th to December 24th. Santa will be in residence 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on most days.
Vector illustration of three yellow candles on dark background
December 14th
6:00pm
The Hampton Inn and Suites, Vacaville

Joining hundreds of organized memorial services around the world, members of the Solano County Chapter of The Compassionate Friends (TCF), a national self-help support organization for families grieving the death of a child, will light candles in an act of remembrance.
December 14th
5:30pm
SonRise Church, Vacaville

Photos with Santa, snacks, crafts and more! Modest pajamas are welcome. 
December 15th
Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre

Enjoy the magic of the Christmas season with one of California’s premier Santas. Families will experience a show filled with music, stories, a bit of Christmas magic and visit with Santa on stage. See Santa’s Mailbox, Sleigh and more! Bring a camera!
December 18th - 28th
Downtown Theatre, Fairfield

The Brothers Grimm hit Broadway with an epic fairytale where worlds collide.
December 20th
​10:00am - 11:30am
Jelly Belly Factory, Fairfield

​Join Santa and friends for a yummy brunch and entertainment. Bring your camera for those unforgettable moments. Advanced tickets must be purchased online. 
December 23rd
​4:00pm - 7:00pm
Jelly Belly Factory, Fairfield

Hosted by Vacaville Chabad, celebrate the Festival of Lights with the lighting of a giant Jelly Belly bean filled Menorah at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center.
December 27th
6:30pm
Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre 

Emerging young dancers will be joined by Hungarian award winning folk ensemble, and special guest artists!
November 30th & December 7th
​Downtown Benicia 

Camellia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities at 828 First Street.