October Events
The Community Resources Department for the City of Fairfield is accepting vendors for the annual Holiday Craft Fair scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 8, 2014.
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.
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.
Thursdays
11:00am - 1:00pm
Solano County Department of Child Services, Fairfield

Learn the process of modifying a court order if you are paying too much or receiving too little in child support, including who can request a modification, how to request one, and what to expect during the modification process.
Tuesdays
11:00am - 1:00pm
Solano County Department of Child Services, Fairfield

Learn how to reduce past state-owed child support debt, legally known as the Compromise of Arrears program. 
Saturday
9:00am - 1:00pm
Old Town Plaza, Pittsburg

You’ll find a wonderful array of fruit and vegetable vendors providing a beautiful selection of fresh and organic produce.
June 28th - November 22nd (Saturdays)
8:30am - 12:30pm
Main Street, Rio Vista

Come out for fresh fruit and veggies rain or shine!
June - October
Suisun's Waterfront

The paranormal history of Suisun's Waterfront area is revealed on this exciting, interactive and fun Ghost Walk.
Thursdays
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Fairfield

Come to a farmers market with vendors, food booths, entertainment, children's activities, art and more!
May - October
9:00am - 1:00pm
Downtown Fairfield

Free paper shredding and recycling Last Saturday of each month through October.
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.
April 24th - October 30th (Thursdays)
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Benicia Main Street

Averaging 3,000 people at the market, many farmers’ market faithfuls come weekly to socialize with neighbors, enjoy great music from local talent, and experience the bounty of California-grown fruits and vegetables. 
Saturdays
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.
Tuesdays
Fairfield Public Library

 Come to the Children's Department every Tuesday for a hands-on experience with the new and exciting things the Library has to offer in the world of technology!
September 9th - October 14th (Tuesdays)
9:30am - 12:00pm
Vallejo Area Agency on Aging

Come to a workshop that will help you learn how to better manage your health, control pain, talk to doctors and more.
September 9th - October 14th (Tuesdays)
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Parkway Plaza, Fairfield

Come to a workshop that will help you learn how to better manage your health, control pain, talk to doctors and more.
September 8th - October 13th
9:30am - 12:00pm
SafeQuest Español, Fairfield

Come to a workshop that will help you learn how to better manage your health, control pain, talk to doctors and more.
October 1st - November 5th
9;30am - 12:00pm
Area Agency on Aging, Vallejo 

Come to a workshop that will help you learn how to better manage your health, control pain, talk to doctors and more.
September 15th - October 13th (Tuesday & Thursday)
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Fairfield-Suisun Adult School​, Fairfield

Fairfield-Suisun Adult School Presents Preschool Classroom Management Class.
October 2nd
6:00pm
Calvary Chapel Solano, Fairfield

GRAMMY Award nominated pop/rock band Royal Tailor will be in concert at Calvary Chapel Solano.
September 18th, 25th and October 2nd
Vacaville Christian High School

The California Highway Patrol in Fairfield will be conducting a Start Smart class.
October 3rd - 31st
First Street, Benicia 

Scarecrows are on display starting October 3 through October 31.  Businesses on First Street and throughout Benicia will show off imaginatively created scarecrows. 
October 4th
11:00am - 2:00pm
Pena Adobe Park, Vacaville

The Peña Adobe Historical Society will be hosting the monthly Open House at the Peña Adobe Park in Vacaville, on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
October 4th
1:00pm
John F. Kennedy Library

John Bennett and Karen Balabanian perform “Songs and Dances” at the John F. Kennedy Library.
October 4th
​10:00am - 3:00pm
Andrews Park, Vacaville
 
It’s a day of family fun, with entertainment, vendors, food, fresh air and sunshine – it’s the Vacaville Kid Fest! 
October 4th
7:30pm - 10:30pm
Hilton Garden Inn, Fairfield

Come out for assorted appetizers and a no host bar. Enjoy fun, friends and good time!
October 4th
12:00pm - 8:00pm
Napa County Fairgrounds, Calistoga

Come out for bands, bikes, Big Kid's Show and more! Bring friends and hear the message of hope.
October 5th
2:30pm
Fairfield Moose Lodge

Fairfield Women in Action is having a Bunco event. All proceeds go to the Fairfield Women in Action Domestic Violence fund.
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.
October 5th
NorthBay VacaValley Hospital

Word is getting around the cycling community that the Ride to Defeat Diabetes (R2D2) is not only a fun, 10-mile bike ride for families and teams, but it supports a great cause.
September 6th - October 11th (Saturdays)
9:30am - 12:00pm
Rockville Presbyterian Church, Fairfield

To register, contact the church at (707) 863-0581or Pam Nelson at 707-863-9111. For future workshops, call the Area Agency on Aging Serving Napa and Solano (AAOA) at (707) 643-1797.
October 7th
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Florence Douglas Senior Center, Vallejo

California’s senior population is proving to be one of the fastest growing driving-age demographics in the state.
October 8th
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Solano County Government Center, Fairfield

September is National Recovery Month with activities and celebrations happening all across the country.
October 10th
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Downtown Vacaville

All your favorite restaurants, stores and pubs brew up 'potions' to share and be voted on. There will also be prizes for best witch costume.
October 10th - 12th
Rio Vista

The West Coast's oldest fishing derby continues to attract anglers of all ages to this fun filled weekend event! Free entry to festival! 
October 11th - 26th
9:30am
Western Railway Museum, Suisun City

 Each Saturday and Sunday from October 11 - 26, the Western Railway Museum presents its annual Pumpkin Patch Festival. Celebrating its 17th year, this classic harvest festival is a highlight of autumn, and for many, a family tradition.
October 11th
9:30am - 11:00am
McGuire's Harley-Davidson, Antioch

 A motorcycle community effort to collect hundreds of pounds of food to the Food Banks of Contra Costa and Solano.
October 11th
Uptown Theatre, Napa

Returning to Uptown Theatre on Saturday October 11th for another nostalgic Grateful Dead tribute is Dark Star Orchestra.
October 11th
Hilton Garden Inn, Fairfield

The 2004 class of Vanden High School is holding its 10 year reunion on October 11, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfield.

 
October 12th
7:00pm
​Uptown Theatre, Napa

Coming soon to Uptown Theatre in Napa is global roots reggae phenomenon KATCHAFIRE.
October 17th - 26th
Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, Benicia

The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot will mysteriously transform into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins and spirits daring the public to pay a visit.
October 17th - 19th
Next to Jelly Belly, Fairfield

Over 300 exhibitors, giveaway, cooking demos, kids area and more!
October 17th - 31st
Downtown Theater, Fairfield

The Rocky Horror Show is a musical with music, lyrics and a book by Richard O'Brien.
October 18th
10:00am - 2:00pm
Fairfield Church of Christ

On Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm, the Fairfield Church of Christ will be holding their second annual Health and Wellness Fair as a gift to the community. 
October 18th
5:00pm
Ulatis Community Center, Vacaville

Enjoy one whole fresh Maine lobster, pasta, salad, baked potato, dinner roll and dessert!
October 18th
9:00am
Travis Heritage Center, Fairfield

Sparky, Red Dog XII, Merlin’s Magic, Kimberly Kaye and Strawboss 2 are scheduled to return to the Nut Tree airport on October 18th. These are names adorned on the North American P-51 Mustang, without a doubt the best World War II fighter ever built and flown into combat.
October 18th
​Yolo Land, Esparto

The World’s Largest Obstacle Race Series to Deliver Highest Cash Prize Total in 5K Race History.
October 18th
4:30pm - 9:30pm
Pippo Ranch, Vacaville

Come to the annual BBQ!
October 18th
9:00am - 2:00pm
St. Mary's Hall, Vacaville

The second annual Craft Faire includes lost of great food and wonderful crafts from vendors from near far.
October 18th - November 1st
10:00am - 1:00pm
Meet at the Smittle Creek Day Use Parking Lot

Join a Park Ranger for a leisurely hike on the Smittle Creek Trail along the western shoreline of the lake.
October 18th - 19th
10:00am - 9:00pm
Downtown Vacaville

The event will be a day long adventure filled with music, sidewalk art, bocce ball and other fun activities.
October 19th
7:00pm
Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre

In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to The Beatles is the award-winning musical biography of The Beatles through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein and features the live music of renowned tribute band Abbey Road.
September 19th - October 5th
Downtown Theater, Fairfield

When BONNIE AND CLYDE meet, their mutual cravings for excitement and fame immediately set them on a mission to chase their dreams.
October 20th - October 31st
9:00am - 4:00pm
Jelly Belly Factory, Fairfield

Candy factory tours include the fun and kid-friendly haunted house at Jelly Belly Candy Company. 
October 22nd
 11:00am - 2:00pm
West Texas Street, Fairfield

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. This commemorative month was passed into law in 1989 by the U.S. Congress and has been renewed every year since.
October 23rd
Downtown Vacaville

Downtown Vacaville Business Improvement Districts kick’s off it’s very first Date Night.  Grab your partner and come to Downtown Vacaville. 
October 24th
10:30am
Chardonnay Golf Club

Mark your calendars for this popular Vacaville Museum Fundraiser, renamed this year to honor Jim Lawrenz, avid golfer, community servant, retired Air Force Lt. Colonel and pilot, and former member and President of the Vacaville Museum Board of Trustees.
October 24th
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Scandia Family Fun Center, Fairfield

The Optimist Club of the Solano County invite you to bring your family and friends for Halloween at Scandia Family Fun Center.
October 25th
​5:30pm
Vacaville Moose Lodge

Bratwurst, Saurkraut, Prizes, Photo Booth! Prizes for Best Beer Stein and Best Costumes!
October 25th
10:00am
Downtown Benicia

Benicia's Halloween tradition continues on Saturday, October 25th at 10am with the annual Halloween Costume Contest and Sidewalk Stroll at the City Park, located at First and Military Streets.
October 25th
9:00 am – 4:00pm
Florence Douglas Center, Vallejo

It’s Craft Fair time again! Featuring a wide variety of hand-made and home made items, gifts, and treasures!
October 25th
10:30am
Jelly Belly Factory, Fairfield

Come in costume and join the fun at Jelly Belly. Kids 10 and under parade through Jelly Belly (open to the first 300 children in costume). 
October 25th
9:00am - 10:00am
Jelly Belly Factory, Fairfield

Come in costume to celebrate Halloween with a special breakfast at the Jelly Belly Café with Mr. Jelly Belly and friends.
October 26th
11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm
Camellia Tea Room, Benicia
 
Haunted Hat contest, fashion show and traditional tea to benefit for programs helping victims of domestic violence.
September 27th - November 1st
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo

New and favorite haunted mazes, freaky scare zones and monstertainment.
October 27th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fosters Freeze, Vacaville

Bring your classic car to Fosters Freeze! Listen to a live DJ, enjoy great food and win prizes. Dress for Halloween and get a free burger!
October 31st
Downtown Vacaville

Scare up your best costume from 4 pm to 6 pm and stroll along Main, Merchant, Parker, Dobbins and other streets in Historic Downtown Vacaville as you enjoy treats from participating merchants.