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Entertainment calendar Feb. 1, 2013

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From page B4 | February 01, 2013 |

ART EXHIBITS

Arts Benicia: Family Art Day, 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 10; Art of a Community, through Feb. 17; open noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, during exhibitions; 991 Taylor St., Suite 114, Benicia. Free. 747-0130, www.artsbenicia.org.

Benicia Plein Gallery: Marshall Lockman, featured artist for February, reception 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9: open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 307 First St., Benicia. 495-2940.

Gallery 621: “Small Works of Art,” through Sunday; Jody Mattison, Thursday through March 17, reception 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 9; open noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 621 First St., Benicia. 746-6211, www.gallery621.com.

Lawler House Gallery: “Current Works,” opens Saturday, reception 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday; open noon to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 718 Main St., Suisun City. www.lawlerhousegallery.org.

Vacaville Art League Gallery: Curt Tyner, through Feb. 23; open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Friday; 718 E. Monte Vista Ave. Free. 448-8712, www.vacavilleartgallery.com.

OTHER AREAS

Asian Art Museum: “China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy,” Feb. 22 through May 27; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, 200 Larkin St., San Francisco. 415-581-3500, www.asianart.org.

Bedford Gallery: “Broadway Revealed, Behind the Theatre Curtain,” through Feb. 17; open noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; 6 to 8 p.m. when theater is open, Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. 925-295-1417, www.bedfordgallery.org.

Crocker Art Museum: “Celestial Realms: The Art of Nepal,” through Feb. 10; open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, 216 O St., Sacramento. 916-808-1182, www.crockerartmuseum.org.

De Young Museum: “Girl With a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis,” through June 2; open 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. 415-750-3600, http://deyoung.famsf.org.

John Natsoulas Gallery: “Bark! An Artistic View of Man’s Best Friend,” through Feb. 28; open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, 521 1st St. Davis. 530-756-3938, www.natsoulas.com.

Legion of Honor: “Royal Treasures from the Louvre,” through March 13; open 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, Lincoln Park, 100 34th Ave., San Francisco. 415-750-3600, www.famsf.org.
John Pence Gallery: New Year’s exhibition, through Sunday; Recent Arrivals, Feb. 22 through March 16; open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 750 Post St., San Francisco. 415-441-1138, www.johnpence.com.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: “Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective,” through Sunday; Lebbeus Woods, Feb. 16 through June 2; open 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. Thursday, 151 Third St. Free the first Tuesday of the month. 415-357-4000, www.sfmoma.org.

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art: “Revolutionary Island: Tales of Cuban History,” through March 24; open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 551 Broadway St., Sonoma. 939-7862, www.svma.org.

AUDITIONS

Benicia Old Town Theatre Group: “Rabbit Hole,” 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 10, 601 First St., Benicia, 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 11, callbacks 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 13, BDES Hall, 140 W. J St., Benicia. 746-1269, www.beniciaoldtowntheatregroup.com.

Solano Choral Society: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Room 1239, Fairfield. www.solanochoralsociety.org.

Solano Community Symphony: Open auditions by appointment, both amateurs and professionals are invited to apply, Mary Eichbauer, orchestra manager. 747-1946, email gg-mee@ix.netcom.com, www.solanosymphony.org.

OTHER AREAS

Soul Force Dance Company: 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. Feb. 26, for ages 18 and older, Dance Mission, 3316 24th St., San Francisco. 415-297-9740.

Walnut Creek Chorus: A women’s chorus, rehearsals 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Trinity Lutheran Church, 2317 Buena Vista Ave., Walnut Creek. Email walnutcreekchorus@gmail.com.

COMEDY

Scruncho: 8 and 10 p.m. Feb 15, Dimitri’s Lounge, 700 Main St., Suite 106, Suisun City. 419-5204, www.dimitrislounge.com.

OTHER AREAS

Punch Line, Sacramento: Godfrey, 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; New Faces Showcase, 8 p.m. Wednesday; Erik Griffin, 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 and 10 p.m. Feb. 8-9, 7 p.m. Feb. 10; Ian Bagg, 8 p.m. Feb. 14, 8 and 10 p.m. Feb. 15-16, 7 p.m. Feb. 17; Doug Stanhope, 8 p.m. Feb. 19; Comedy Kill, 7 p.m. Feb. 24; Steve Byrne, 8 p.m. Feb. 28, 8 and 10 p.m. March 1, 8 and 10 p.m. March 2; 2100 Arden Way. 916-925-8500, www.punchlinesac.com.

Punch Line, San Francisco: San Francisco Sketchfest, 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday, 4, 7, 9:15 and 11:45 p.m. Saturday; San Francisco Sketchfest, 8 p.m. Tuesday; For the Ladies Comedy, 8 p.m. Wednesday; San Francisco Sketchfest, 8 and 10:15 p.m. Feb. 8, 4, 7, 9:15 and 11:45 p.m. Feb. 9; San Francisco Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Feb. 10; Dean Delray, 8 p.m. Feb. 12; Andy Hayes, 8 p.m. Feb. 13; Punchline Valentine, 8 p.m. Feb. 14; Fortune Feimster, 8 and 10 p.m. Feb. 15, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Feb. 16; San Francisco Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Feb. 17; Alex Koll, 8 p.m. Feb. 18; Ko Comedy, 8 p.m. Feb. 19; Matt Braugner, 8 p.m. Feb. 20-21, 8 and 10 p.m. Feb. 22, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Feb. 23; 444 Battery St. 415-397-7573, www.punchlinecomedyclub.com.

Tommy T’s, Pleasanton: Roger Rudd and Friends, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; Open mike, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Bryan Moore and Friends, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Craig Shoemaker, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 9; Rick James, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12; Kabeezy, 7 p.m. Feb. 13; Guy Torry, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 16, 7 p.m. Feb. 17; Open mike, 7 p.m. Feb. 19; Trenton Davis, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20; 5104 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton. 925-227-1800, www.tommyts.com/pleasanton.

Tommy T’s, Rancho Cordova: Esau McGraw, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; Darren Carter, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 8; 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 9, 7 p.m. Feb. 10; Faizon Love, 7:30 p.m Feb. 14, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 16; 12401 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova. 916-357-LAFF, www.tommyts.com/sac.

EVENTS

Art Walk: 3 to 7 p.m. second Saturday, downtown Benicia. 746-6211.

Ghost Walk: 8 p.m. first and third Friday of the month, departs from Historic Railroad Depot, 90 First St., Benicia. 745-9791, www.mainstreetbenicia.org.

“Life Sentence”: Open mike and poetry slam, 7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month, Missouri Street Theatre, 1125 Missouri St., Fairfield. 803-3922.

Profet’s Poetry by the Bay: Open word, open mike poetry and live music, 7:30 to 10 p.m. second and fourth Thursday, Panama Red Coffee Co., 289 Mare Island Way, Vallejo. Free. 731-2561.

Spring Extravaganza: Hosted by Rotary Club of Cordelia, 5 p.m. March 16, Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Kentucky St. 718-8503.

“The Waiting Room”: A documentary featuring Oakland’s Highland Hospital, hosted by Touro University, 7 p.m. Feb. 21, Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St., Vallejo. http://development.tu.edu/thewaitingroom.

Wii Gaming Days: 3:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday of the month, John F. Kennedy Library, Joseph Room, 505 Santa Clara St., Vallejo. Free. 866-572-7587, ask for Mark Flowers.
Wine & Chocolate Walk: 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 9, First Street, Benicia. 745-9791, www.beniciamainstreet.org.
Wine and Food Jubilee: 6:30 p.m. April 19, Nut Tree, 1661 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville. 646-3133.

OTHER AREAS

Albany Film Festival: 8 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave., Oakland. 510-865-5065, www.rhythmix.org.

Mariposa Storytelling Festival: 7 to 9:30 p.m. March 8, 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 9, Mariposa County High School, 5074 Old Highway North; and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 10, Yosemite National Park. www.arts-mariposa.org.

Museum Day: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 30 Sacramento area museums free or half price; ww.sacmuseums.org/museumday.html.

MUSIC AND DANCE

City Sports Bar and Grill: Music starts at 9 p.m.: Auto Replay, Friday and Saturday; Mother Mayhem, Feb. 8; East Wind, Feb. 9; Pop Fiction, Feb. 15, Strange Brew, Feb. 16; Apple Z, Feb. 22-23; The Cheeseballs, March 1; Strut-A-Various, March 2; 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. 455-7827, www.starsrecreation.com.

Dimitri’s: DJ Reese, 9 p.m. Friday; Samuelle, 9:30 p.m. Saturday; Stone Cold Thursday, 7 p.m. Thursday; DJ Reese, 9 p.m. Feb. 8; Entourage, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 9; Ascension, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 16; DJ Reese, 9 p.m. Feb. 22; Showtyme, 9:30 Feb. 23; The Best Intentions, 7 p.m. Feb. 24; Poetry, dance music, 8 p.m. Feb. 28; 700 Main St., Suite 106, Suisun City. 419-5204, www.dimitrislounge.com.

Empress Theatre: Wednesday Night Ramble, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Soulshine, 7 p.m. Feb. 13; Tony Lindsay, 8 p.m. Feb. 15; Wednesday Night Ramble, 7 p.m. Feb. 20; Film, “The Waiting Room,” 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21; Hothouse Blues, 7 p.m. Feb. 27; 330 Virginia St., Vallejo. 552-2400, www.empresstheatre.org.

The Honeybee Trio: “Leaving Our Hearts at Home,” 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 9, Vacaville Opera House, 560 Main St., Vacaville. www.honeybeetrio.com.

Kab’s Club: Blues jam, 7 p.m. Mondays; piano nights, 8 p.m. Thursdays; 11-B Town Square Place, Vacaville. 447-9463, www.KabsClub.com.

The Rellik Tavern: Acoustic S&M, 8 p.m. Friday; The Voltones, 9 p.m. Saturday; Fiddlaround, 8 p.m. Feb. 8; Crosstown 5, 9 p.m. Feb. 9; Rich Flynn, 8 p.m. Feb. 15; The Honey Wilders, 8 p.m. Feb. 16; Munchie, 9 p.m. Feb. 22; Spill the Wine, 9 p.m. Feb. 23; Against Leo, 9 p.m. March 2; Doug Houser, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 726 First St., Benicia. 746-1137, www.therelliktavern.com.

Singer-Songwriters’ Competition: 7 p.m. Wednesdays in Vacaville (registration 6 to 6:50 p.m.): Wednesday, Fuso Italian Restaurant, 535 Main St., Suite A; Feb. 13, Los Reyes Restaurant, 21 Town Square Place; Feb. 20, Gaslighter’s Theatre, 344 Main St.; Feb. 27, Blondie’s Sports Bar, 555 Main St.; March 6, Gaslighter’s Theatre, 344 Main St.; March 13, Los Reyes Restaurant, 21 Town Square Place; March 20 (finals), Opera House, 560 Main St. www.downtownvacaville.com.

Solano Community Symphony: Salute to Youth, 8 p.m. Feb. 9, Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield, and 3 p.m. Feb. 10, Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 Ulatis Drive; Great Composers of the World, 8 p.m. March 16, Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City, and 3 p.m. March 17, Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 Ulatis Drive; Annual Pops Concert, 8 p.m. May 4, Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City, and 3 p.m. May 5, Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 Ulatis Drive. www.solanosymphony.org.

Solano Winds: “Nobility,” 8 p.m. March 15; “Musical Narratives,” 8 p.m. May 17; Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, 1035 Texas St. www.solanowinds.org.

Special Olympics Polar Plunge Fundraiser Concert: Featuring Sean Ryan and other musicians, 7 p.m. Feb. 10, Gordon’s Music and Sound, 810 Texas St., Fairfield. 422-0313, www.facebook.com/gordonsmusicandsound.

Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre: Bliss Life, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9; United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18; Eddie Money and Cheating Daylight, 8 p.m. Feb. 16; Johnny Cash Tribute Show, 8 p.m. Feb. 23; Celtic Mystery, 7 p.m. March 15; 1010 Ulatis Drive. 469-4013, www.vpat.net.

Vallejo Symphony: “Storms and Passion,” 3 p.m. April 17, Lander Hall, Touro University, Detoro Way, Mare Island, Vallejo. 643-4441, www.vallejosymphony.org.

Winterhawk Winery: Music is from 2 to 5 p.m.: Zydeco on Our Mind, Saturday; Matt Applin, Feb. 9; Mark St. Mary Delta Blues and Zydeco Band, Feb. 16; Big Cat Tollefree, Feb. 23; 4537 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. 864-3135, www.winterhawkwinery.com.

OTHER AREAS

Ace of Spades: Silvertstein, 6:30 p.m. Friday; Nonpoint, 6 p.m. Tuesday; The Wailers, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Hot Water Music, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Andre McMahon, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8; Schoolboy Q, 8 p.m. Feb. 10; The Green, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13; Gyptian, 7 p.m. Feb. 14; Baby Bash, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15; For Today, 7 p.m. Feb. 16; Soulfly, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17; The Mowgli’s, 7 p.m. Feb. 19; Wallpaper & Con Bro Chill, 7 p.m. Feb. 21; 1417 R St., Sacramento. www.aceofspadessac.com.

Armando’s: Tender Mercies, 8 p.m. Friday; Delta Wires, 8 p.m. Saturday; Chris Cain Band, 8 p.m. Thursday; San Francisco Bluegrass and Oldtime Festival, 8 p.m. Feb. 8; Peter Anastos & Iter, 8 p.m. Feb. 9; Blues jam, 7 p.m. Feb. 11; Chelle and Friends, 8 p.m. Feb. 12; The Lafayette Big Band, 8 p.m. Feb. 14; Red Meat, 8 p.m. Feb. 15; El Desayuno, 8 p.m. Feb. 16; Jazz jam, 7 p.m. Feb. 18; Duo Gadjo, 8 p.m. Feb. 10; 707 Marina Vista Blvd., Martinez. www.armandosmartinez.com.

Cache Creek Casino: Carlos Mencia, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Saturday; Chaka Khan, 8 p.m. Feb. 9; Chinese New Year celebration, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Feb. 16; Boyz II Men, 8 p.m. Feb. 17; Kathleen Madigan, 8 p.m. Feb. 23; Maria Cordero and Charlie Ching, 2 and 5 p.m. Feb. 24; Al Jarreau, 8 p.m. March 2; all shows are 21 and older; 4455 Highway 16, Brooks. 888-77-CACHE, www.cachecreek.com.

Mondavi Arts Center:; Empyrean Ensemble, 8 p.m. Friday; Calder Quartet, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, 7 p.m. Sunday; Kodo, 8 p.m. Thursday; Itzhak Perlman, 8 p.m. Feb. 16; Russian National Orchestra, 7 p.m. Feb. 17; Slide Brothers, 8 p.m. Feb. 22; Pilolobus Dance Theatre, 3 p.m. Feb. 24; One Shields Ave., Davis. 530-754-2787, www.mondaviarts.org.

Napa Valley Opera House: Tommy Emmanuel, 8 p.m. Feb. 2; Film, “Hawaii: A Voice for Sovereignty,” 7 p.m. Feb. 5; Allen Toussaint, 8 p.m. Feb. 7; Emerson Quartet, 8 p.m. Feb. 8; Classic film, “Casablanca,” 7 p.m. Feb. 14; Tuck & Patti, 8 p.m. Feb. 15; The Russian National Ballet, 8 p.m. Feb. 16; Suscol Intertribal Council Benefit, 7 p.m. Feb. 19; Juan de Marcos & African-Cuban All-stars, 8 p.m. Feb. 20; Victor Wooten, 8 p.m. Feb. 21; 1030 Main St., Napa. 226-7372, www.nvoh.org.

San Francisco Symphony: Charles Duitoit conducts Elgar’s Enigma Variations, 8 p.m. Friday; Chinese New Year Concert, 4 p.m. Saturday; Chamber music, 2 p.m. Sunday; Berloiz’s Te Deum, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2 p.m. Feb. 10; Russian National Orchestra, 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13; Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony, 2 p.m. Feb. 14, 8 p.m. Feb. 15-16, 2 p.m. Feb. 17; Itzhak Perlman, 7 p.m. Feb. 17; Tortelier conducts Mende, 2 p.m. Feb. 21, 7 p.m. Feb. 22-23; Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. 415-864-6000, www.sfsymphony.org.

Silo’s: John Nemeth, 8 p.m. Friday; The Sam Andrew Band, 8 p.m. Saturday; Napa Valley Jazz Society, 4 p.m. Sunday; Rick Harris & Silverado, 8 p.m. Feb. 1; Elaine Lucia, 8 p.m. Feb. 2; Revolver, 8 p.m. Feb. 9; Napa Valley Jazz Society, 4 p.m. Feb. 10; Billy Martini Dance Band, 7 p.m. Feb. 14; Cosmos Percussion Orchestra, 8 p.m. Feb. 15; Unauthorized Rolling Stones, 8 p.m. Feb. 16; 530 Main St., Napa. 251-5833, www.silosnapa.com.

Sweetwater Music Hall: Vinyl, 9 p.m. Saturday; Jorma Kaukonen, 8 p.m. Monday, 10 p.m. Tuesday; Ray Wylie Hubbard, 8 p.m. Wednesday; Elvin Bishop, 8 p.m. Feb. 8; Mardi Gras party, 9 p.m. Feb. 9; Shane Alexander, 8 p.m. Feb. 11; European style cabaret, 8 p.m. Feb. 14; Laurie Lewis, 8 p.m. Feb. 15; Moksha, 8 p.m. Feb. 20; Alphabet Soup, 9 p.m. Feb.22; Shana Morrison, 8 p.m. Feb. 23; open mike nights, 7:30 p.m. Mondays; 19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley. 415-388-3850, www.sweetwatermusichall.com.

Uptown Theatre:; Clint Black, 8 p.m. Friday; M Ward, 8 p.m. Wednesday; Lewis Black, 8 p.m. Feb. 10; Los Lobos, 8 p.m. Feb. 16; Pride & Joy, 8 p.m. Feb. 23; Alan Parsons Live Project, 8 p.m. Feb. 24; Aaron Lewis, 8 p.m. March 3; Los Lobos Boys Acoustic, 8 p.m. March 8; 1350 Third St., Napa. 259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com.

THEATER

“Dead Air”: Vacaville Gaslighters Theatrical Group production, 8 p.m. Feb. 22 and March 1, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 2, 2 p.m. Feb. 24 and March 3, Gaslighters Theatre, 344 Main St., Vacaville. 628-3737, www.vacavillegaslighters.com.

“Lend Me a Tenor”: Fairfield Civic Theatre production, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Missouri Street Theatre, 1125 Missouri St., Fairfield. 422-1598.

OTHER AREAS

“God of Carnage”: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 8 through March 30, Shelton Theatre, 553 Sutter St., San Francisco. 800-838-3006.

“Hippie Icon, Flower Geezer and Temple of Accumulated Error”: Starring Wavy Gravy, 8 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, through Feb. 10, TheatreStage, The Marsh Berkeley, 2120 Allston Way. 415-282-3055, www.themarsh.org.

“Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth”: 8 p.m. Feb. 28, March 1-2; Orpheum Theatre, 1192 Market St., San Francisco. 888-746-1799, www.shnsf.com.

“Princess Ivona”: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, through Feb. 9, The Performance Art Institute, 75 Boardman Place, San Francisco, 415-501-0575, www.theperformanceartinstitute.org.

MUSEUMS

Mare Island Museum: Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. first and third full weekend, 328 Seawind Drive (in former pipe shop), Mare Island. 280-5742, www.mareislandhpf.org.

Peña Adobe/Mowers Goheen Museum: Pre-gold-rush-era adobe, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. first Saturday of the month, 1 Peña Adobe Road, Vacaville. Free. 447-0518, www.penaadobe.org.

Rio Vista Museum: Open 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 16 N. Front St., Rio Vista. Free, donations accepted. 374-5169, www.riovistamuseum.com.

Solano History Exploration Center: Open noon to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, The Lawler House, 718 Main St., Suisun City. Free. 425-2740, www.solanohistorycenter.org.

Vacaville Museum: Open 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 213 Buck Ave. 447-4513, www.vacavillemusem.org.

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum: Open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 734 Marin St., Vallejo. 643-0077, www.vallejomuseum.org.

Western Railway Museum: Open 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 5848 Highway 12, Suisun City. 374-2978, www.wrm.org.

OTHER AREAS

Bay Area Discovery Museum: “Once Upon A Time: Exploring the World of Fairy Tales,” through May 26; open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Fort Baker, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. 415-339-3900, www.baykidsmuseum.org.

The California Museum: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, 1020 O St., Sacramento. 916-653-7524, www.californiamuseum.org.

California State Capitol Museum: “California Treasures: Artwork of the Great Depression,” through May 17; open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10th and L streets, State Capitol, Room B-27, Sacramento. 916-324-0333.

California State Railroad Museum: “Ticket to Ride: 150 Years of Passenger Comfort & Style,” through March; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 111 I St., Old Town Sacramento. 916-445-6645, www.csrmf.org.

Chabot Space & Science Center: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland. 510-336-7300, www.chabotspace.org.

Charles M. Schulz Museum: “Useable, Loveable Peanuts,” through April 28; open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. 579-4452, www.schulzmuseum.org.

Exploratorium: Re-opens April 17, Pier 15, 698 The Embarcadero, San Francisco. 415-EXP-LORE, www.exploratorium.edu.

Lawrence Hall of Science: “Run Jump, Fly & Spin,” Sunday through May 5; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Centennial Drive below Grizzly Peak Road, UC Berkeley. 510-642-5132, www.lhs.berkeley.edu.

Lindsay Wildlife Museum: Wild Valentines, Feb. 14-18; open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek. 925-935-1978, http://wildlife-museum.org.

Mexican Museum: Open noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, Fort Mason Center, building D, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, San Francisco. 415-202-9700, www.mexicanmuseum.org.

Napa Valley Museum: “Dreaming of the West,” through March 24, reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Monday, 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville. 944-0500, www.napavalleymuseum.org.

Petaluma Historical Museum: “African-Americans: Then and Now,” Saturday through March 17; open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, 20 Fourth St., Petaluma. 778-4398, www.petalumamuseum.com.

San Joaquin Historical Society & Museum: Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 11793 N. Micke Grove Road, Lodi. 209-331-2055, www.sanjoaquinhistory.org.

Sonoma County Museum: Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, 425 Seventh St., Santa Rosa. 570-1500, www.sonomacountymuseum.org.

Sutter’s Fort: “Hands on History: By Land and By Sea,” Feb. 16; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, 2701 L St., Sacramento. 916-445-4422, www.suttersfort.org.

NIGHTLIFE

A & J’s Pub and Grill: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 605 Main St., Suisun City. 429-8266.

Cheers: Karaoke, Sunday through Wednesday, 321 Merchant St., Vacaville. 451-4049.

Chris’ Club: Live music Monday and Thursday, 656 Benicia Road, Vallejo. www.chrissclub.com, 648-9257.

Cloud Nine: Karaoke, Friday and Saturday, 4519 Walters Road, Fairfield. 425-9365.

Ding’s Cocktail Lounge: Free Wi-Fi, 1712 Texas St., Fairfield. 425-2529.

The Elmira Cabin: 6081 California Pacific Road, Elmira. 447-3230.

Favela’s Fusion: 1500 Oliver Road, Suite D, Fairfield. Free. www.favelasfusion.com, 421-8484.

Harry’s Sportsman’s Lounge: Karaoke on Thursday, 26 HD screens, 833 Texas St., Fairfield. 422-2940.

Huey’s Pub: Country Line Dancing Thursdays, Top 40 DJ Fridays, Live Music Saturdays, 519 Main St., Vacaville. 451-9015.

Legends and Heroes Sports Grill: 3990 Paradise Valley Drive, Fairfield. 421-2234.

The Limelight: Dance to disc jockey, 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 558 Parker Road, Fairfield. 437-5551.

Miss Darla’s: Karaoke nightly, 110 Peabody Road, Vacaville. 446-4131.

Point Waterfront Restaurant: Live bands on weekends, 120 Marina Drive, Rio Vista. 374-5400.

Sticky Rice Chinese Bistro & Bar: Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Black Pearl, Saturday; 5030 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield. www.stickyricebistro.com, 863-7500.

The Suite: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 1721 N. Texas St., Fairfield. 425-8352.

PLACES TO GO

Anheuser-Busch Brewery: First Friday, 6-9 p.m. through May, includes local bands and artists; walking and wheelchair-accessible guided tours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, through May; beer samples for those 21 and older, 3101 Busch Drive, Fairfield. Free. 429-7595, www.budweisertours.com.

Benicia Capitol State Historic Park: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 115 W. G St. www.parks.ca.gov, 745-3385.

GV Cellars: Wine tasting, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekends, weekdays by appointment only, 1635 Mason Road, Fairfield. 864-2089.

Jelly Belly: Free tours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, One Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield. www.jellybelly.com, 428-2838.

Ledgewood Creek Winery: Tasting room open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 4589 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. 426-4424, www.ledgewoodcreek.com.

Mankas Potters at The Clay Station: Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 2529 Mankas Corner Road, Fairfield. Free. 422-4942.

Sepay Groves: Taste olive oils, vinegars, jams and jellies, open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, 370 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield. www.sepayoliveoil.com, 434-8222.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom: Opening weekend, March 16-17, 1001 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo. www.sixflags.com/discoverykingdom.

Stars Recreation Center: Bowling, QZar laser tag, happy hour, open 24 hours daily, 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. 455-7827, www.starsrecreation.com.

Suisun Valley Wine Cooperative: Tasting room open noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 4495 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. 864-3135.

Wooden Valley Winery: Tasting room open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 4756 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. 864-0730, www.woodenvalley.com.

OTHER AREAS

Fairytale Town: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento. 916-808-7462, fairtyaletown.org.

Sacramento Zoo: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, 3930 W. Land Park Drive (in William Land Park), Sacramento. www.saczoo.org, 916-264-5888.

San Francisco Zoo: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Sloat Boulevard and 47th Avenue, San Francisco. www.sfzoo.org, 415-753-7080.

Winchester Mystery House: Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 525 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose. www.winchestermysteryhouse.com.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.
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