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Community calendar for Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

By From page A2 | November 30, 2012


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

Fairfield Christmas Tree Lighting  6 to 8 p.m., Madison and Texas streets, Fairfield. Includes a tree-lighting ceremony, children’s rides, candlelight caroling, a Candyland scavenger hunt, a visit with Santa and live performances. Info: www.FairfieldMainStreet.com.

“Little Shop of Horrors” preview 6 p.m., Downtown Theatre Courtyard, 1035 Texas Street, Fairfield. Part of the Fairfield Christmas Tree Lighting extravaganza. Info: www.FairfieldMainStreet.com.

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


Breakfast with Santa 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., Solano Christian Academy, 2200 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield. All-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs and sausage. Proceeds help raise funds for the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade biannual educational field trip to Washington, D.C., and New York. Tickets: 425-7715.

Kiwanis Breakfast with Santa 8 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Enjoy breakfast with Santa, the mayor and local leaders. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Fairfield. Info: Casey Ladd, 633-4043.

Global Holiday Faire 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., First Christian Church Vallejo, 1035 Indiana Street. Shop fair trade gifts from around the world. Info: www.globalholidayfaire.org.

Vanden High Sack Attack Competition 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Vanden High School, 2951 Markeley Lane, Fairfield. Twenty-five teams of robot-building students put their skills to the test in a series of robot challenges against teams from other schools. Info: www.vexrobotics.com or www.robotevents.com.

Family Holiday Festival 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Winters Community Center, 201 Railroad St., Winters. Sponsored by the Winters Friends of the Library. Santa and his elf will be available for photos. There will also be children’s crafts, a gift wrap station, lunch available in Mrs. Claus’ Cafe, a holiday wreath sale, a quilt raffle, a Scholastic Book Fair, and non-stop entertainment.

Holiday Gift Boutique for SafeQuest Solano 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Doyle’s Ethan Allen, Green Valley. A gift boutique to raise funds for SafeQuest Solano. Info: www.safequestsolano.org.

National Association for Uniformed Services 10 a.m., Airman and Family Readiness Center, building 660, Travis Air Force Base. Info: Herb Lewis, 448-7285. 

Solano County Genealogical Society 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor St., Fairfield. Free. Info: Jerry Goggiel, 448-8614.

Christmas at the Waterfront noon to 8 p.m., Harbor Plaza, Main Street at Solano Street, Suisun City. Activities include a skate rink sponsored by PG&E, arts and crafts, a bonfire, a lighted boat parade at 5:15 p.m. and the lighting of the Christmas tree following the boat parade. Info: www.visitsuisuncity.com.

Society of Military Widows 12:30 p.m., Airman and Family Readiness Center, building 660, Travis Air Force Base. Info: 422-1868.

Mad Hatter Holiday Parade and Festival 4 p.m., Historic Downtown Vallejo, Georgia Street to the Waterfront. Celebrating the 160th birthday of Alice in Wonderland. The Mad Hatter Parade begins at 4:30 p.m. at Marin and Georgia Street. The tree lighting will be held after the parade, followed by the lighted boat parade on the waterfront. The Mad Hatter Masked Ball will be at 7 p.m. at Alice’s Palace, 620 Marin Street.

Benefit for fallen CHP officer Kenyon  Youngstrom 9:30 p.m.,  Pepperbellys, 849 Texas St., Fairfield. Comedy show followed by live music. Headliner: Citations. Featuring: Rust Bucket. Tickets: 422-SHOW.

Coming Up

Holiday Gift Boutique for SafeQuest Solano 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Doyle’s Ethan Allen, Green Valley. A gift boutique to raise funds for SafeQuest Solano. Info: www.safequestsolano.org.

Holiday Vendors Fair 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Courtyard Marriott, Vacaville. Shop, see all the latest products, and try out samples. Info: [email protected]

Made by a Military Spouse shopping event 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Engage Meeting Places, 371 Merchant Street, Vacaville. Local military spouse-business people will set up shop for your holiday gift needs. Info: 685-9462.

Solano Tea Party Patriots meeting 6 to 8 p.m., Monday,  Denny’s Restaurant, 260 Pittman Road, Cordelia. Speaker: Orlean Koehle, former teacher, author, and current President of Eagle Forum in Santa Rosa. She will speak on her new book, “Common Core, the Trojan Horse in our Educational System.” Info: Doris Robinson, 533-4359.
Barbershop Harmony Benefit Show 7 p.m., Monday, Community Presbyterian Church, 425 Hemlock St., Vacaville. This “Giving Back to the Community-Holiday Show” will benefit The Opportunity House in Vacaville. Info: 452-0323, www.vestvalleychorus.com.

California Retired Teachers Association holiday luncheon 11 a.m., Tuesday, Green Valley Country Club. The Grange Jazz Band will provide entertainment. Info: 448-7081.

Chief Solano Kennel Club, Inc. 7:30 p.m.,Thursday, Elmira Fire Station. Meeting open to everyone. Info: 446-7492 or www.chiefsolanokennelclub.org.

Shop ’til You Drop 6 to 9 p.m., Dec. 7, Wooden Valley Winery, 4756 Suisun Valley Road, Suisun Valley. Enjoy Wooden Valley Wines while shopping for all of the wine lovers on your list. Info: 864-0730.

Domini Williams


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