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Community calendar for Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

By From page A2 | November 17, 2012

Saturday

Tournament of Champions Band Review Concert and jazz performances beginning at 7:30 a.m. to 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 Ways 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]

Rush Ranch Family Day 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rush Ranch, 3521 Grizzly Road, Suisun City. Get the Rush with fun activities for the whole family. Info: www.solanolandtrust.org.

Cat Tales Rescue Adoption Event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairfield Petco, Holiday Lane. www.catalesrescue.org.

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 who is in need. Info: 688-5964.

Thanksgiving Luncheon from Bethel Community Church 1 to 3 p.m., Bethel Community Church, 600 E. Tabor Ave., Fairfield.  Share a meal, enjoy the company of your community, and meet the Buffalo Soldiers of the East Bay. Sponsored by the Social Outreach Ministry. Info: 427-1415.

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 nonprofit 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.

Sunday

Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire  10 a.m. to 4 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 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Dome, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Fifty vendors with homemade crafts and specialty items. Info: 631-1728.

Cat Tales Rescue Adoption Event 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Fairfield Petco, Holiday Lane. www.catalesrescue.org.

Bike Rodeo 3 to 5 p.m., Laurel Creek Elementary School, 2900 Gulf Drive, Fairfield. Sponsored by Boy Scouts of America Pack 101 and Host Lions Club. For boys ages 6 to 10. Info: 209-345-9384, or 646-9350.

Celebrate Recovery 7 to 9 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1121 Clay St., Fairfield. Experience freedom from your hang-ups, hurts, and habits. Info: 422-2500.

Coming Up

Start Smart class 6 to 8:15 p.m., Nov. 20, Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1050 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Conducted by the California Highway Patrol, this is an education program for both teenage drivers and their parents. Parent/guardian attendance is mandatory. Info: 428-2100.

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.

Domini Williams

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