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Art & Wine Festivals; How Weird Street Faire: NorCal Weekend

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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA — Patch has rounded up fun, interesting and entertaining events throughout Northern California — from the beaches of Santa Cruz, through the South Bay, East Bay and the Peninsula, to the uppermost points of North Bay and Wine Country.

Some are free. Some have a fee.

Whether you opt for an activity close to home, a mini day trip or a virtual event, see what’s slated this weekend from Saturday, Sept. 11 to Sunday, Sept. 12.

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Wide Open Walls mural festival returns to Sacramento. Your guide to art, music and food

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With the help of Friends of the Art Commission, the first Wide Open Walls Mural Festival was founded in 2016 with 11 murals painted throughout the midtown and downtown Sacramento area, according to the Wide Open Walls website. This year, the now annual festival is set to bring 130 murals, over two dozen artists and several events to Sacramento.

The festival begins today and concludes Sept. 19. Here is a guide to get you through the next several days of art, music, food and fun.


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September 9 Arts and Entertainment Source: Activities

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Saturday: Stand-up comedian Steve Berkley, Romangsman, Empress Theater Lounge, 330 Virginia Street, Vallejo, empresstheatre.org.

Saturday and Sunday: Blue Note Napa introduces Stanley Clarke at Charles Krug Winery.

Saturday: Cotton Club Coming to Vallejo, Fundraising Gala, 5-9 pm, Vallejo Naval History Museum, 734 Marin Street, $ 60 at Door, (707) 643-0077.

September 14: The Beach Boys, Uptown Napa, uptowntheatrenapa.com.

September 17: Tortilla soup and Cisco Kid, Empress Theater, empresstheatre.org.

September 17-18: Blue Note Napa introduces Arturo Sandoval at Charles Krug Winery.

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Vaca parks, recreation commission to review arts programs, park project

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VACAVILLE — The Parks and Recreation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the City Council Chamber, 650 Merchant St.

The public can view the meeting online at local access TV channel 26.

The commission will hear presentations from Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre manager Rachel Morgan and On Stage Vacaville president Lisa Hilas.

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At the Movies: Beatles documentary focuses on recording ‘Let It Be’

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FAIRFIELD — The Fab Four return to the big screen this week in the documentary “The Beatles: Get Back.”

The documentary is a behind-the-scenes look at The Beatles prepping and recording “Let It Be.” It’s not rated.

Netflix kicks off the movie debuts Monday with “The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf,” which expands in this anime origin story. It’s not rated.

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Stoked! Sausage & Beer Dinner 2021: Hank & Hazel’s, Vacaville

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Stoked! Sausage & Beer Dinner

Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 – 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

The Backyard at Hank & Hazel’s Really Good Sausages, 501 Merchant St., Vacaville, CA

From Hank & Hazel’s Really Good Sausages:

“A Five-Course Tasting Dinner pairing Henhouse Beers with Hank & Hazel’s Sausages.

“Hank & Hazel’s is super duper stoked to invite you to a Sausage & Beer Pairing dinner featuring the beers from one of our all-time favorite breweries, Henhouse Brewing, out of Santa Rosa, CA.

“Henhouse will have one of their Cicerones at the event to tell us the brewery story, and tell you about each beer as you taste it. Chef Michael will design each course of the dinner to compliment the beers, featuring them in the dish, when possible.

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Ag & Art Film Festival launches summer movies this weekend

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SUISUN VALLEY — The Ag & Art Film Festival is launching a new outdoor movie series, Summer Movie Nights, this weekend.

Moviegoers can secure their spot at all three movies with the purchase of a summer movie pass. It also includes a popcorn ticket for each movie and early access.

Tolenas Winery will host “Field of Dreams” at 8 p.m. Friday at 4185 Chadbourne Road, in rural Fairfield.

Guests can pre-order “charcuterie cones” when purchasing their movie tickets. Wine by the glass and bottle will be available.

“Yesterday” will screen at 8 p.m. Saturday at Araceli Farms, 7389 Pitt School Road, Dixon.

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Three days of onsite music coming to Solano County Fair

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The Solano County Fair Association (SCFA) has announced that in addition to the planned virtual “The Fair is on the Air” programming, three days of onsite music and fair food have been added to this year’s fair festivities.

SCFA Board of Directors President Manny Angel explained, “Our virtual fair programming will go on as planned, but SCFA wanted to celebrate the reopening of Solano County with the addition of onsite activities that are exciting, fun, and most importantly, safe.”

Angel continued, “Using our drive-in concert format, SCFA will be offering 3 days of live music beginning at 5 pm on Friday with The Delfonics continuing on Saturday with a Juneteenth Celebration and performances by Lakeside and Slave. Finishing on Sunday with the Vallejo Show n’ Shine Cruise-in car show.”

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National Night Out returns to Solano in early August

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FAIRFIELD — National Night Out returns Aug. 3 when local leaders and agencies engage with the community at neighborhood block parties and family events.

The city of Fairfield invites all residents to participate in this year’s event. City officials, the Police and Fire departments, along with community organizations and neighborhood groups also participate.

Residents are encouraged to organize parties.

Smaller gatherings of immediate family and neighbors are encouraged due to Covid-19 restrictions. It’s an opportunity to discuss current crime trends and forge a partnership with local agencies and leaders.

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At the Movie: Plenty of pictures to pick from in early summer box office

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FAIRFIELD — There’s plenty to choose from as the summer movie season kicks into high gear.

Mark Wahlberg stars in the thriller “Infinite,” the story of a man haunted by his memory.

Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that calls themselves “Infinites” come to his rescue, revealing to him that his memories are real – but they are from multiple past lives.

The Infinites bring him into their extraordinary world, where a gifted few are given the ability to be reborn with their memories and knowledge accumulated over centuries.

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