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Community calendar for Friday, Sept. 28, 2012

By From page A2 | September 28, 2012


Harvest Party 5 to 9 p.m.,Winterhawk Winery, 4537 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. Wine tasting, food trucks and dancing to live music by Matt Applin and the Midnight Band. Info: 428-6977.

Grape Escape 6 to 9 p.m., Wooden Valley Winery, 4756 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. The Solano County Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors is teaming up with several local businesses for a unique tasting event to benefit SafeQuest Solano. Tickets are available  at the Allstate Insurance office at 350 Merchant St., Vacaville, or at RE/MAX Gold Elite, 455 Lopes Road, Cordelia. Info: 916-792-2574.

Celebrate Recovery 7 to 9 p.m., Liberty Church, 2641 N. Texas St. For people seeking recovery from their hurts, habits or hang-ups. Info: 425-9673 ext. 317 or http://www.LCCWord.org.

Food Addicts Anonymous 7 to 8:30 p.m., Kaiser Permanente, 3700 VacaValley Parkway, Vacaville. For people recovering from addictive eating, bulimia and undereating. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Info: 800-600-6028 or http://www.foodaddicts.org.

Friday Night Clean and Serene 8 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, 1875 Fairfield Ave. Free Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Info: 251-5982 or http://www.napasolanona.org.

Vivendo El Programa 8 to 9:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Spanish-speaking group of Narcotics Anonymous. Free. Info: 372-1304.


Coin Collectors Retreat 9 a.m.. Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 734 Marin St., Vallejo. Sponsored by the California State Numismatic Association and hosted by the Vallejo Numismatic Society, this year’s retreat theme is “Coins and History Make Fun.” The day will include presentations, displays and door prizes. Info: 246-6327, http://www.solanocoinclub.com.

Alpaca Open House 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ahh . . . Sweet Alpacas, 7924 Charlotte Lane off Allendale Road, Vacaville. Bring your family and your camera and meet the alpacas. Ongoing demonstrations of how to spin alpaca fleece into yarn. Info: http://www.sweetalpacas.com.

Raptor Migration Tour 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lynch Canyon, 3100 Lynch Road, Vallejo. Discover and learn about eagles, hawks and other birds of prey in Solano County, from Larry Broderick and his Solano Land Trust Raptor Team. All ages welcome. Moderately paced tour covering four miles. Please RSVP to Mary Beth, 685-5908 or [email protected]

Erickson Ranch Tomato and Pepper Tasting 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Erickson Ranch, 2482 Cordelia Road, Fairfield. Featuring heirloom and traditional tomatoes, chile roasting Sepay olive oil and jam tasting. 864-0557.

Oktoberfest 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Vacaville Town Square. Hosted by the Pure Grain Bakery and the Downtown Vacaville Business Improvement District. Music provided by Alpiner’s USA and German Choir Singers from Oakland. Info: 451-2100, http://www.downtownvacaville.com.

Suisun Marsh Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet 5 to 11 p.m., Hampton Inn, 800 Mason St., Vacaville. Ticket price includes a Kinder’s barbecue dinner and a one-year Ducks Unlimited membership. A raffle and auction are also part of the evening. Info: http://www.suisunmarshdu.com.

“Denim & Diamonds” 6 to 10 p.m., Cordelia Fire Hall, 2155 Cordelia Road, Fairfield. A seventh annual event sponsored by the Soroptimist of Central Solano County, featuring entertainment, dinner and silent auction. Info: 438-0804, http://www.SICentralSolano.com.

Worship Concert 6:30 to 9 p.m., Liberty Christian Center’s Senior High, 2641 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Hosted by The Bridge and featuring Psalm Bird, Jesus Geek, Fuego and CJ Emulous. Info: 425-9673.

Coming Up

Alpaca Open House 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Ahh . . . Sweet Alpacas, 7924 Charlotte Lane off Allendale Road, Vacaville. Bring your family and your camera, and meet the alpacas. Ongoing demonstrations of how to spin alpaca fleece into yarn. Info: http://www.sweetalpacas.com.

Voter Registration at Bethel Community Church 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Bethel Community Church, 600 E. Tabor Ave., Fairfield. Info: Paulene Melvin, 427-1415.

Imagine Me Foundation Turkey Dinner Sale noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, 2751 Elmhurst Circle, Fairfield. Sales will assist in sponsoring the Annual Cancer Benefit “A Celebration of Life”  at Travis AFB. Delivery available to Suisun and Fairfield. Info: Melissa 639-6417 or Teresa 470-6778.

Community Service Sunday 1:30 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Winterhawk Winery, 4537 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. A benefit for Benicia Arts and Cultural Commission featuring wine tasting, music by Azure Moon, entertainment by singer/songwriter Elizabeth Edwards, and food by Vinnie’s Smokin’ BBQ. 428-6977.

“Top of the Charts” Fall Concert 5 p.m., Sunday, St. Patrick- St. Vincent High School, 1500 Benicia Road, Vallejo. Enjoy live music from budding young musicians; everything from the Temptations, the Beatles, and Neil Diamond to Cee Lo Green, Bruno Mars and Madonna. Info: 644-4425, ext. 146 or [email protected]

Downtown Holly Days Seeks Craft Vendors Applications accepted through Oct. 22. Looking for crafters of wood, ceramics, jewelry, clothing, glass and more. Holly Days Craft & Gift Fair scheduled for Nov. 3, 2012, downtown Vacaville. Application and info: 451-2100 or http://www.downtownvacaville.com.

Domini Williams


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