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ART EXHIBITS

Arts Benicia: “Evolution of Style,” through Nov. 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 Air Gallery: Pat Ryll is November’s featured artist with “Paintings on the Water’s Edge,” reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 9; open noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 307 First St., Benicia. 495-2940, www.beniciapleinair.com.

Gallery 621: “Into Autumn,” paintings by Lee Wilder Snider, through Nov. 24, artist talk 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday; open noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 621 First St., Benicia. 746-6211, www.gallery621.com.

Lawler House Gallery: Open noon to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 718 Main St., Suisun City. www.lawlerhousegallery.org.

Vacaville Art League Gallery: Open members’ show featuring photographic imagery from Mary Aiu and photos from Terilyn Steverson, Nov. 9 through Dec. 21, reception 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 9; open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 718 E. Monte Vista Ave. Free. 448-8712, www.vacavilleartgallery.com.

Vallejo Open Studios: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 9-10, participating studios, 634-4947, www.vallejoopenstudios.com.

OTHER AREAS

Asian Art Museum: “In Grand Style: Celebrations in Korean Art During the Joseon Dynasty,” through Jan. 12, 2014; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, 200 Larkin St., San Francisco. 415-581-3500, www.asianart.org.

Crocker Art Museum: “Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power,” through Jan. 5, 2014; 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: “David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition,” through Jan. 20, 2014; 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 Pence Gallery: Zack Zdrale, through Saturday; Edward Minoff, Nov. 8 through Nov. 30; 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.

Legion of Honor: Matisse from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Nov. 9 through Sept. 7, 2014; 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.

AUDITIONS

“Messiah” Chorus: Rehearsals 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays in November for performances in December. Call Jay Trottier, 429-1329, for solo audition times.

Solano Choral Society: 7 p.m. Tuesday, 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.

Solano Winds Community Concert Band: Open auditions for brass, woodwind and percussionists. Call for appointment. 429-0289, sw-info@solanowinds.org.

COMEDY

Vallejo Comedy: Mark G, 8 p.m. Friday, Fetterly Playhouse, 3467 Sonoma Blvd., Suite 10, Vallejo. 290-6995, www.vallejocomedy.com.

OTHER AREAS

Jazz & Jokers: Rocky Osborn, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Dale Head, 9 p.m. Friday; Mercy Me, 9 p.m. Saturday; Open mic, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Jose Hernandez, 8 p.m. Thursday; Nema Williams, Esther Ku and Ed Blaze, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8-9; Open mic, 7 p.m. Nov. 13, Jose Hernandez, 8 p.m. Nov. 14; Rachel Feinstein, Mike Lawrence and Ed Blaze, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 15-16, Conjunto Liberacion, 8 p.m. Nov 17; Open mic, 7 p.m. Nov. 20; “Mic is Hot” comedy competition, 8 p.m. Nov. 22-24; Kim Waters, 8 and 10 p.m. Nov. 30, 2401 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova. 916-357-LAFF, www.tommyts.com/sac.

Punch Line, Sacramento: Ali Wong, 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; Sacramento Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Wednesday; Bryan Callen, 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 and 10 p.m. Nov. 8-9; Sarah Tiana, 7 p.m. Nov. 10; Bobby Slayton, 8 p.m. Nov. 14, 8 and 10 p.m. Nov. 15-16, 7 p.m. Nov. 17; Reggie Steele, 8 p.m. Nov. 20; Gender Night, 8 p.m. Nov. 21; Jo Koy, 8 and 10 p.m. Nov. 22-23, 7 and 9 p.m. Nov. 24; Mike E. Winfield, 8 p.m. Nov. 27, 8 and 10 p.m. Nov 29-30, 7 p.m. Dec. 1; 2100 Arden Way, Suite 225. 916-925-8500, www.punchlinesac.com.

Punch Line, San Francisco: Ron Funches, 8 and 10 p.m. Friday, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday; San Francisco Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Sunday; JHP Showcase, 8 p.m. Tuesday; Kevin McDonald, 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8 and 10 p.m. Nov. 8, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 9; San Francisco Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Nov. 10; Rob Cantrell, 8 p.m. Nov. 13; Brendon Walsh, 8 p.m. Nov. 14, 8 and 10 p.m. Nov. 15, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 16; San Francisco Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Nov. 17; American Me C0medy, 8 p.m. Nov. 19; Dean Delray, 8 p.m. Nov. 20, Donn Irrera, 8 p.m. Nov. 21, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 22-23; San Francisco Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Nov. 24; 444 Battery St. 415-397-7573, www.punchlinecomedyclub.com.

Tommy T’s, Pleasanton: Keir “Junior” Spates, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Friday, 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; Shaquille O’Neal’s Next All-Star, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Nov. 8; Earthquake, 7, 9:30 and 11:45 p.m. Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Nov. 10; Danny Cruzz and Friends, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13; Tom Green, 7 and 9:45 p.m. Nov. 15-16, 7 p.m. Nov. 17; Rodney Perry, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Nov. 22, 7 and 9:45 p.m. Nov. 23, 7 p.m. Nov. 24; 2104 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton. 925-227-1800, www.tommyts.com/pleasanton.

EVENTS

Holiday Boutique: Benefit for the Fairfield-Suisun Twilight Charitable Foundation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield.

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

Community Angels” Holiday Boutique: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, Community United Methodist Church, 1875 Fairfield, Ave., Fairfield. 446-8993.

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

Golden Age Art Class Art Exhibition & Sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 20, Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. 421-7373.

Holiday Craft Fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 15-16, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17, Bethany Lutheran Church, 621 S. Orchard, Vacaville. 451-6675.

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

Lunafest: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, 1350 Texas St. Advance purchase required. 484-0321, www.sicentralsolano.com.

Profet’s Poetry by the Bay: Open word, open mic 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.

A Taste of Solano: Benefit for Heather House, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, The Clubhouse at Rancho Solano, 3250 Rancho Solano Parkway, Fairfield. 427-8566, www.heatherhouse.org.

Unity of the Valley Spiritual Center Craft Fair: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 7, 350 N. Orchard Ave., Vacaville. 447-0521.

Vacaville Christian School Holiday Village and Artisan Market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 7, 1117 Davis St. 718-8113.

OTHER AREAS

Napa Valley Film Festival: Nov. 13-17, Napa, St. Helena, Calistoga, Yountville. 226-7500, www.napavalleyfilmfest.org.

Sacramento Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sacramento Convention Center, 14th and J streets. www.sacartfest.com.

MUSIC AND DANCE

City Sports Bar and Grill: Music begins at 9 p.m.: Cheeseballs, Friday; Ascencion, Saturday; Pop Fiction, Nov. 8; Terry Sheets Band, Nov. 9; The Spazmatics, Nov. 15; Sugar Daddy, Nov. 16; Mother Mayhem, Nov. 22-23; Brian Cline Band, Nov. 29; Rebel Yell, Nov. 30; 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. 455-7827, www.starsrecreation.com.

Dimitri’s Lounge: DJ Reese, 9 p.m. Friday; Powerhouse, 9:30 p.m. Saturday; DJ Reese, 9 p.m. Nov. 8; Music from a disc jockey, 9 p.m. Nov. 9; DJ Reese, 9 p.m. Nov. 15; oMega Live, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 15; DJ Reese, 9 p.m. Nov. 22; Farenhyte 5150, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 23; DJ Reese, 9 p.m. Nov. 29; Music from a disc jockey, 9 p.m. Nov. 30; 700 Main St., Suite 106, Suisun City. 419-5204, www.dimitrislounge.com.

Empress Theatre: Wednesday Night Ramble with Tia Carroll, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Diablo Valley College Rock Rhythm & Blues Revue, 2 p.m. Nov, 10; Soulshine, with guest Ed Early, 7 p.m. Nov. 13; Danny Click and the Hell Yeahs, 8 p.m. Nov. 15; Wednesday Night Ramble with Leah Tysse, 7 p.m. Nov. 20; Hothouse Blues, with Keith Crossan, 7 p.m. Nov. 27; 330 Virginia St., Vallejo. 552-2400, www.empresstheatre.org.

Jami Lula: 1 p.m. Nov. 10, Unity of the Valley Spiritual Center, 350 N. Orchard Ave. Vacaville. 447-0521.

The Rellik TavernDelta Rockets, 9 p.m. Friday; Public Eye, 9 p.m. Saturday; Doug Houser, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Muncie, 9 p.m. Nov. 8; Crosstown 5, 9 p.m. Nov. 9; Doug Houser, 7 p.m. Nov. 13; Phony Abalone, 9 p.m. Nov. 15; Garageland Rodeo, 9 p.m. Nov. 16; Wake the Neighbors, 9 p.m. Nov. 22; Lisa Marie Johnston, 9 p.m. Nov. 23; Mike Osborn Band, 9 p.m. Nov. 29; Vinyl Lux, 9 p.m. Nov. 20; 26 First St., Benicia. 746-1137, www.therelliktavern.com.

Solano Community Symphony: Holiday celebration, 8 p.m. Dec. 7, Solano Community College Theatre, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield, and 3 p.m. Dec. 8, Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 Ulatis Drive. 455-7211, wwwsolanosymphony.org.

Solano Winds: “In the Mood,” 8 p.m. Dec. 13; “On the Jukebox,” 8 p.m. March 14, 2014; “Beside the Point,” 8 p.m. May 9, 2014; Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, 1035 Texas St. www.solanowinds.org.

Soprano Carrie Hennessey: Presented by Vallejo Symphony Orchestra, 3 p.m. Nov. 17, First Presbyterian Church, 1360 Amador St., Vallejo. 643-4441, www.vallejosymphony.org.

Tri-City Elks Lodge: Singers and musicians invited to jazz and blues jam sessions, 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 15, 566 Parker Road, Fairfield. 437-3322.

Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre: Chapkis Dance Halloween Show, 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday; Vacaville Christian School’s elementary and middle school fall concert, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Vacaville Christian School’s Radio Symphony presents “Superman,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Starbound Theatre’s “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 17; “Believe with Santa,” 1 p.m. Nov. 30; “Christmas in My Hometown,” 7 p.m. Nov. 30; “Legends of St. Nicholas,” 7 p.m. Dec. 6, 1010 Ulatis Drive. 469-4013, www.vpat.net.

Vallejo Jazz Society: Women in Jazz, 5 p.m. Nov. 10, Bay Terrace Theatre, 51 Daniels Ave., Vallejo. www.vallejojazzsociety.com.

Vallejo Symphony: “New Year, Old Friends,” 3 p.m. Jan. 5, 2014, Touro University, Lander Hall, 1310 Club Drive, Vallejo; “Eternal Waters,” May 10, 2014, Dr. James J. Hogan Auditorium, 850 Rosewood Ave., Vallejo. 643-4441, www.vallejosymphony.org.

Winterhawk Winery: Day of the Dead costume party with music from Konsept Party Band, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday; Eddie Neon Band, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday; Craig Caffall, 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 9; Delta Rocks, 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 16; Used Blues Band, 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 23; Big Cat Tollfree, 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 30; www.winterhawkwinery.com.

OTHER AREAS 

Armando’sCarlos Guitaros, 8 p.m. Friday; Michael Stadler & Barry Gibbons Band, 8 p.m. Saturday; The Hopeful Romantics, 4 p.m. Sunday; Open mic, 7 p.m. Monday; The Chris Cain band, 8 p.m. Thursday; Soul Power, 8 p.m. Nov. 8; The Saddle Cats, 8 p.m. Nov. 9; Jim Ocean & Friends, 4 p.m. Nov. 10; Blues jam, 7 p.m. Nov. 11; Franke G & The Conviction, 8 p.m. Nov. 14; Jeffrey Halford & The Healers, 8 p.m. Nov. 15; Ray Obiedo & Mistura Fina, 8 p.m. Nov. 16; Jazz jam, 7 p.m. Nov. 18; 707 Marina Vista Blvd., Martinez. www.armandosmartinez.com.

Cache Creek Casino: Piolo Pascual, Angeline Quinto and Marcelito Pomoy, 8 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday; Graham Nash, 8 p.m. Nov. 8; Moscow Ballet presents “Sleeping Beauty,” 8 p.m. Nov. 9; Rocio Y Su Sonora, 8 p.m. Nov. 10; Wayne Newton, 8 p.m. Nov. 16; Mr. Li Hung & Ms. Yu Yar, 2 and 8 p.m. Nov. 17; all shows are 21 and older; 4455 Highway 16, Brooks. 888-77-CACHE, www.cachecreek.com.

Mondavi Performing Arts Center: Violinist Gil Strahan, 8 p.m. Friday; New York Polyphony, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Focus on Film: “Hamlet,” 7 p.m. Monday; Fred Hersch Trio, 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8-9; Anush Avetisan, 2 p.m. Nov. 10; In Conversation with Laura Dern, 8 p.m. Nov. 13; Andrew Bird, 8 p.m. Nov. 14; The Intergalactic Nemesis, 8 p.m. Nov. 15; Theo Bleckmenn, 8 p.m. Nov. 16, 2 p.m. Nov. 17; 9399 Old Davis Road, Davis. 866-754-2787, www.mondaviarts.org.

Napa Valley Opera House: Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings, 8 p.m. Friday; Makana, 8 p.m. Saturday; Patty Larkin, 8 p.m. Nov. 8; Eroica Trio, 4 p.m. Nov. 10; Salvation Army: “Ring in the Season,” 7 p.m. Nov. 12; Tuesday Night Flicks, “Meet Me in St. Louis,” 7 p.m. Nov. 26; 1030 Main St., Napa. 226-7372, www.nvoh.org.

Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater: Diamond Rio, 7 p.m. Nov. 9; Lincoln Lyrics, 2 p.m. Nov. 10; Napa Valley Film Festival, 1 p.m. Nov. 11; Michael Pollan, 7 p.m. Nov. 13; Napa Valley Film Festival Celebrity Tributes, 8 p.m. Nov. 15; Who Messed Up My Orchestra, 2 p.m. Nov. 16; Live in the Lobby, 6 p.m. Fridays; 100 California Drive, Yountville. 944-9900, www.lincolntheater.com.

The Palms: Misner & Smith, 8 p.m. Friday; Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings, 8 p.m. Saturday; 13 Main St., Winters. 530-795-1825, www.palmsplayhouse.com.

San Francisco Symphony: “Vertigo,” 8 p.m. Friday; Day of the Dead community concert, 2 p.m. Saturday; Hitchcock’s Greatest Hits Films, 8 p.m. Saturday; Jeremy Dank, 8 p.m. Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8, 8 p.m. Nov. 9, 2 p.m. Nov. 10; Youth orchestra, 2 p.m. Nov. 17; Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. 415-864-6000, www.sfsymphony.org.

Silo’s: Caravan of All Stars, 8 p.m. Friday; Lucas Ohio, 8 p.m. Saturday; Simon Russell, 7 p.m. Thursday; Mitch Woods, 8 p.m. Nov. 8; Terry Bradford, 8 p.m. Nov. 9; Robert “Hollywood” Jenkins, 7 p.m. Nov. 14; Jazz @ 7, 8 p.m. Nov. 15; SuperHuey, 8 p.m. Nov. 16; Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet, 4 p.m. Nov. 17; 1030 Main St., Napa. 251-5833, www.silosnapa.com.

Uptown Theatre: Dave Mason, 8 p.m. Nov. 7; SOJA, 8 p.m. Nov. 10; Reverend Horton Heat, 8 p.m. Nov. 15; Sylvia Browne, 8 p.m. Nov. 16; Napa Valley Film Festival, 8 p.m. Nov. 17; Eddie Money, 8 p.m. Nov. 22; 1350 Third St., Napa. 259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com.

THEATER

“A Golden Fleecing”: 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Nov. 8-9, Nov. 14-16, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, Nov. 17, Solano College Theatre, 4000 Suisun Valley Road. 864-7100. www.brownpapertickets.com.

“Gypsy”: Missouri Street Theatre production, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, 1035 Texas St. www.downtowntheatre.com.

“The Sunshine Boys”: Benicia Old Town Theatre Group production, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, 2 p.m. Sunday, BDES Hall, 140 W. J St., Benicia. 746-1269, www.beniciaoldtowntheatregroup.com.

OTHER AREAS

“Gruesome Playground Injuries”8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, through Nov. 9, Tides Theatre, 533 Sutter St., San Francisco, 415-399-1322, www.tidestheatre.org.

“Swing Shift”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, through Nov. 10, onboard the SS Red Oak Victory, Berth 6A, Richmond. 925-676-5705, www.ssredoakvictory.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: “To the Table,” through Sunday; open 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 213 Buck Ave. 447-4513, www.vacavillemusem.org.

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum: Vallejo Open Studios, through Nov. 23, 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, 5848 Highway 12, Suisun City. 374-2978, www.wrm.org.

OTHER AREAS

Bay Area Discovery Museum: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, Fort Baker, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. 415-339-3900, www.baykidsmuseum.org.

Bohart’s Museum of Entomology: Open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Academic Surge Building, Room 1124, Crocker Lane, University of California, Davis. 530-752-0493.

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

California State Railroad Museum: “Pick Me: A Bumper Crop from the Pacific Coast,” through April 14, 2014; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 111 I St., Old Sacramento. 916-445-6645, www.csrmf.org.

Charles M. Schulz Museum: 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: Open at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Sunday, Pier 15, 698 The Embarcadero, San Francisco. 415-528-4444, www.exploratorium.edu.

Lawrence Hall of Science: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Centennial Drive below Grizzly Peak Road, UC Berkeley. 510-642-5132, www.lawrencehallofscience.org.

Lindsay Wildlife Museum: Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek. 925-935-1978, www.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: “Napa Valley A to Z,” through Nov. 24; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Monday, 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville. 944-0500, www.napavalleymuseum.org.

Petaluma Historical Library and Museum: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, 20 4th St., Petaluma. 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: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, 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.

Blondies: 555 Main St., Vacaville. www.blondiesvacaville.com, 592-1442.

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.

Favela’s Fusion: 1500 Oliver Road, Fairfield. 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 a disc jockey, 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 558 Parker Road, Fairfield. 437-5551.

Mankas Steakhouse: Music is from 6 to 8 p.m.: Darrell Edwards, Thursday; Alvon Johnson, Nov. 14; Deborah & Brad, Nov. 21; 2522 Mankas Corner Road, Fairfield. 425-3207.

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

Sticky Rice Chinese Bistro & Bar: Music is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Dalt Williams, Saturday; 2nd Planet, Nov. 9; SMG, Nov. 16; Alvon Johnson, Nov. 23; Heavy Weather, Nov. 30; 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: Walking and wheelchair-accessible guided tours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; beer samples for those 21 and older, 3101 Busch Drive, Fairfield. 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.

Children’s Wonderland: Open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, except Tuesday, 360 Glenn St., Vallejo. 980-0004.

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: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 11, Holiday in Park begins Nov. 23; 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. www.fairytaletown.org, 916-808-7462.

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

San Francisco Zoo: Open 10 a.m. to 5 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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