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Solano Life 2014

Calendar of events

By From page SOL28 | August 24, 2014

FAIRFIELD — A race before paying homage to the turkey, cultural celebrations and something for the sweet tooth are some of the events held annually in Solano County.

Add to the list an author’s luncheon, several holiday programs and the Dixon May Fair and Solano County Fair and the social calendar fills up fast.

Here’s a sampling of what’s ahead:

SEPTEMBER 2014

13: Italian Festival, Vacaville. 448-1409.

14: Unity Day, Vallejo. www.facebook.com/events/431947676945193.

19-21: Vacaville Jazz Festival. www.vacajazzsociety.org.

27: Fall Wine Walk, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

27-28: CandyPalooza, Fairfield. www.jellybelly.com.

OCTOBER 2014

4: Waterfront Festival, Suisun City. www.visitsuisuncity.com.

4-5: Lambtown, Dixon. www.lambtown.org.

4: Kid Fest, Vacaville. www.vacavillekidfest.org.

17-19, 24-26, 31: Haunted Depot, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

18-19: Italian Festival, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com.

25: Halloween Costume Contest and Sidewalk Stroll, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

31: Halloween Parade, Suisun City. www.visitsuisuncity.com.

31: Halloween Stroll, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com.

NOVEMBER 2014

2: Author’s Luncheon, Fairfield. www.solanolibraryfoundation.org.

11: Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony, Fairfield. www.fairfieldmainstreet.com.

27: Turkey Trot, Fairfield. www.solanoturkeytrot.org.

29:  Tree Lighting, Jelly Belly in Fairfield. www. jellybelly.com.

DECEMBER 2014

2: Merriment on Main, Vacaville. 453-8177. www.downtownvacaville.com.

6: Christmas on the Waterfront, Suisun City. www.visitsuisuncity.com.

13: Christmas Parade and Holiday Market, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

23: Menorah lighting, Jelly Belly in Fairfield. www.jellybelly.com.

JANUARY 2015

Singer-Songwriter Competition, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com

MAY 2015

7-10: Dixon May Fair. www.dixonmayfair.com.

Fiesta Days, Vacaville. www.fiestadays.org.

JUNE 2015

Juneteenth, Vallejo. www.vallejojuneteenth.com.

JULY 2015

3: Independence Day Parade, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

4: Independence Day Parade, Fairfield. www.fairfieldmainstreet.org.

4: Independence Day fireworks and festivities, Suisun City. www.visitsuisuncity.com.

4: Independence Day fireworks, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com.

AUGUST 2015

Solano County Fair. www.scfair.com.

Chili Challenge, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com.

Tomato Festival, Fairfield. www.fairfieldmainstreet.org.

Reach Amy Maginnis-Honey at 427-6957 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/amaginnisdr.

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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