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Community calendar for Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

By From page A2 | November 16, 2012

Friday

Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Napa Valley Expo, 575 Third Street, Napa (in Chardonnay Hall).  Featuring 85 booths of fine crafts, art and gourmet foods. Info: 260-2810.

Women’s Shooting Club 10 a.m. to noon, Center Mass Shooting Range, 27 Commerce Place, Vacaville. For beginners and experienced shooters. Firearms classes are available and also taking registration for shotgun shooting. Info: Marcia Serrao, 447-2698 or www.TakingAimWSC.com.

Meet the Ghosts of Benicia’s Past 8:30 p.m., 90 First St., Benicia. The paranormal history of downtown Benicia is revealed during this walk led by a paranormal investigator and/or sensitive. Each tour is limited to 20 people and is two hours. Walking shoes and flashlights recommended. No children under 10. Reservations required. Tickets, info: 745-9791, www.beniciamainstreet.org.

Saturday

Tournament of Champions Band Review Concert and jazz performances beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Fairfield High School; parade begins at 9 a.m. on Dover Avenue; field show competition at 6 p.m. at Schaefer Stadium. Info: 438-3065.

Young Eagles free airplane rides 7:30 to 10 a.m., Nut Tree Airport, Vacaville. For ages 8 to 17. Sponsored by EAA Chapter #1230 and assisted by Lee A Archer Jr. Chapter Tuskegee Airmen. Info: Howard Gunn, 483-6357 or Gerald Gordon, 446-8532, youngeagles.org.

“Earlier Than A Bird” on Benicia Main Street 8 to 11 a.m., Main Street, Benicia. The public is invited to jump out of bed in their pajamas and get a head start on holiday shopping. Benicia’s First Street retail stores and restaurants will offer special deals and treats. Info: 745-9791, www.beniciamainstreet.org.

NAACP Officer Elections Doors open 9 a.m., nominations 10 a.m., voting noon to 4 p.m., Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1735 Enterprise Drive, Building 3, Fairfield. Open positions include president, first and second vice president, secretary, assistant secretary, treasurer, assistant treasurer and seven members-at-large. Info: 916-498-1898.

Vendor’s Fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Event Center, 601 Texas Street ( Chief Solano Building), Fairfield. Featuring crafts, antiques and baked goods. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2333. Info: 426-6397.

Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Napa Valley Expo, 575 Third Street, Napa (in Chardonnay Hall).  Featuring 85 booths of fine crafts, art and gourmet foods. Info: 260-2810

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Christmas Gift and Craft Faire 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Dome, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Fifty vendors with homemade crafts and specialty items. Info: 631-1728.

Pet Adoption Faire 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pet Club Store, 5125 Business Center Drive, Fairfield. The Solano County Animal Rescue Foundation will have dogs and cats available for adoption. Info: 864-9688, [email protected]

Chief Solano Chapter of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 11 a.m., Marriott Hotel, Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Celebrating Veterans Day by welcoming a representative of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Program speaker, Jeffrey L. Jewell, MPA, MA, director and counselor with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at the Sacramento Vet Center. Reservations required by Nov. 14, 451-7768.

Thanksgiving food bags 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Fairfield Church of Christ, 2200 Fairfield Ave. Volunteers will be handing out Thanksgiving bags of free food at their monthly Community Meal. The church offers a community meal on the third Saturday of each month, and also hosts a clothing giveaway on the same day for anyone in need. Info: 688-5964.

Northern Cal Fibro Friends potluck luncheon 1 to 3 p.m., 1010 Nut Tree Road, Suite 240, Vacaville. Plates, silverware and drinks will be furnished. Please call Eve at 447-9518 if you haven’t already signed up to bring a dish. Anyone needing information or support about fibromyalgia is welcome to attend. Info: 530-756-9153 or [email protected]

Holy Spirit School Auction 6 to 11 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Fairfield. Sit-down dinner, silent and live auction. For tickets and info contact the school office, 422-5016.

Comedy Fundraiser for Homeless Teens 6:30 p.m., Pepperbellys, 849 Texas St., Fairfield. Children in Need of Hugs, a California non-profit in partnership with Pepperbellys, is sponsoring a night with comedian Don DC Curry to raise funds for homeless teens in Solano County. Info: www.cinoh.org.

Coming Up

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Christmas Gift and Craft Faire 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Dome, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Fifty vendors with homemade crafts and specialty items. Info: 631-1728.

Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Napa Valley Expo, 575 Third Street, Napa (in Chardonnay Hall). Featuring 85 booths of fine crafts, art and gourmet foods. Info: 260-2810.

Bike Rodeo 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Laurel Creek Elementary School, 2900 Gulf Drive, Fairfield. Sponsored by Boy Scots of America Pack 101 and Host Lions Club. For boys ages six to ten. Info: 209-345-9384, or 646-9350.

Festival of Trees Gala 6 p.m., Nov. 26, Vacaville Skating Center, 551 Davis Street, Vacaville. This year’s theme is “Dreaming of a . . .” Dinner buffet with wines from Vezer, Vitus and Woodbridge. Dessert, coffee, and a live auction led by Joe Gates. Tickets. Info: http://www.vacavillefestivaloftrees.com.

Fundraiser for Williams Syndrome 1 to 9 p.m., Nov. 30, Chevy’s Fresh Mex Restaurant, 1730 Travis Blvd. Info: 425-5181.

Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting 6:30 p.m., Nov. 30, at the foot of First Street, Benicia. Tree lighting and music by Kris Kringle and The Mistletones. Info: 745-9791.

Domini Williams

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