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August Events
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June 30th - August 6th

Make an appointment with Rising Sun Energy to learn how to make your home more green! 
August 1st
11:00am - 2:00pm
Pena Adobe Park, Vacaville

The Peña Adobe Historical Society and Vacaville authors: Fern Henry, author of “My Checkered
Life”, Elissa DeCaro, author of “Images of America – Suisun City and Valley” and Francie Vicondoa,
author of “Spanish Doors, Dishes and Dreams: A Cookbook by an Emigrant’s Child” are proud to
announce the return of “Authors at the Adobe” at the Peña Adobe Park.
City Winery, Napa

Each Monday, come out to City Winery Napa and see some of Napa’s favorite vintners show their stuff behind the bar – and the turntable! 
August 1st
SAP Center, San Jose

Comedy With Kapil And Family.
July 31st - August 2nd
Fort Mason

The ever-popular American Craft Council show returns to Fort Mason Center this July 31 – August 2, 2015 to celebrate all things hand-made! 
July 17th - August 2nd
Allen E. Jones Performing Arts Center, Brentwood

Brentwood Theater Company is thrilled to complete its 6th season with Hello Dolly, one of the most iconic and longest-running shows in Broadway history. 
August 1st
Theatre DeVille, Vacaville

Come out for a night of funky music!
August 1st
9:00am - 3:00pm
Stewart Memorial Christian Methodist Church, Pittsburg

Pregnant African-American women and their partners are especially invited to attend a Community Baby Shower to learn about breastfeeding and other ways they can improve their babies’ health. The event includes free food, educational workshops, access to health resources and fun prizes for pregnant women and their partners.
Leadership Today is designed to develop knowledgeable, skilled, committed, and active community leaders. Participants come together from diverse backgrounds, experience, and perspectives. Apply by August 14th.
July 11th - August 1st
PCT, Pittsburg

This series of workshops are designed to teach the basics of auditioning to all ages. Audition Etiquette, Dance Basics, Monologues, Cold Reads and More.
July 29th - August 2nd
Solano County Fairgrounds, Vallejo

Come out for some summer fun! Enjoy concerts, rides, great food, entertainment, stage competitions, fine arts, shopping and more!
August 1st
Fulton between Camino and Marconi 

Gorgeous cars will cruise on through from Sac State to Fulton Avenue on a regulated route with no stops this August 1st  for what’s known as Sacramento’s BEST Car Cruise and Show. 
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.
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
Theatre DeVille, Vacaville

Come meet Noah and hear about the RUN4RARE.
August 2nd
1:00pm - 4:30pm
JFK Library, Vallejo

Solano County is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on Sunday, August 2, 2015 from 1- 4:30 pm. There will be a program with free food, health and educational resources, massages and pampering for attending women and raffles and prizes.
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

National Night Out is a local event that connects neighbors with police enforcement. Come out and meet the people in your community!
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
Theatre DeVille, Vacaville

Don't miss this amazing tribute to the Beatles!
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
Theatre DeVille, Vacaville

See this top country artist and producer!
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 8th - 9th
9:00am - 3:30pm
148 Peabody Road, Vacaville

The 99% Social Club , Community Garage and Craft sale August 8th and 9th.
August 8th
10:00am - 1:00pm
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Fairfield

Fairfield and Suisun Transit is collecting new school supplies for children in the community in support of the Back to School Fair at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, August 8, 2015, 10 am – 1 pm. 
August 8th
8:30am to 3pm
Birds Landing, Solano County

Looking for a fun way to support local farms, ranches and open space? Local residents and visitors are invited to Solano Land Trust’s Fifth Annual “Aim for Ag & Open Space” Sporting Clay Shoot and Luncheon on Saturday, August 8th at Birds Landing.
August 8th - 9th
Delta Farm & Winery Trail

Just minutes from Sacramento and Elk Grove, travel CA Scenic Hwy 160, to visit several 3-6th generation family farms and wineries of the Delta Farm & Winery Trail during the annual Wine & Produce Passport Weekend Aug 8-9th.  
August 9th
1:00pm - 4:00pm
GV Cellars, Fairfield

The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano invites you to enjoy an afternoon for adults in the picturesque Green Valley vineyard region at the 2nd Annual Uncorked on August 9, 2015 from 1:00-4:00pm
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 17th
9:00am - Noon
Ulatis Community Center, Vacaville
The Age Well Drive Smart class is an education program specifically designed to help seniors
tune up their driving skills, refresh their knowledge of the rules of the road, learn about normal
age-related physical changes and how they affect driving ability.
August 17th
SAP Center, San Jose

Shania Twain Rock This Country Tour.
August 18th - 19th
 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Community Presbyterian Church, Pittsburg

This year's youth program is again directed by Steven Mergogey-Conti (Mulan Jr), and will be held by appointment only for youths ages 12-18 on August 18 & 19 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the Community Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Leland in Pittsburg.
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.