Solano Area
PEÑA ADOBE: The Peña Adobe Historical Society holds an open house on the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. One Peña Adobe Road, off I-80, Vacaville. For more information, call 447-0518.
VALLEJO FARMERS MARKET: Vallejo Farmers Market, year-round, rain or shine, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Georgia and Marin streets, Vallejo. Visit
TOURS OF THE JELLY BELLY FACTORY: Jelly Belly Factory, One Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield. Tour hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (except major holidays). Store hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free parking. Visit
‘CONCERT FOR THE ANIMALS’: Vallejo Symphony presents “Concert for the Animals,” 3 p.m. Sunday, Hogan Auditorium, 850 Rossewood Ave., Vallejo; tickets: $15-$35. Visit
BLISS DANCE COMPANY: Bliss Dance Company presents “I Love My Squad,” 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 Ulatis Drive, Vacaville; tickets: $20. Visit
VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE & GALLERY: Non-juried art show through Feb. 21, Vacaville Art League & Gallery, 718 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. 448-8712 or visit
THE CORNER STORE GALLERY: Also at the Corner Store Gallery: Photography, fused glass, jewelry, acrylic and oil painting, ceramics, pottery, more. The Corner Store Gallery, 320 Cernon St., Vacaville. Hours: 8 to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays. 688-8889.
LAWLER GALLERY: Lawler House Gallery, 718 Main St., Suisun City. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Visit
VACAVILLE MUSEUM: Vacaville Museum, 213 Buck Ave. Gallery hours are 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors and students. 447-4513 or visit
RIO VISTA MUSEUM: Rio Vista Museum, dedicated to the preservation of arts and artifacts of Rio Vista, 16 N. Front St., Rio Vista. Gallery hours: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tours upon request. Call 374-5169.
RAILWAY MUSEUM: The museum hosts authentically restored historic railcars, 5848 State Highway 12, Rio Vista. Regular hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Trains run every 90 minutes, beginning at 11 a.m. Hop aboard and take a 10-mile ride on the authentically restored historic railcars. Visitors can also view electric railroad exhibits, tour the car house and have a picnic lunch. Cost: $7-$10. Visit
VALLEJO NAVAL AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM: Exhibits and programs that spotlight the history of Vallejo, Mare Island Naval Shipyard and the Carquinez Strait, 734 Marin St., Vallejo, Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays. 643-0077 or visit
BENICIA CAPITOL STATE HISTORIC PARK: Among the best-preserved public buildings in California, home to the state Legislature from 1853 to 1854. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. 115 West G St., Benicia. 745-3385 or visit
BENICIA HISTORICAL MUSEUM AT THE CAMEL BARNS: In Benicia’s former U.S. Army Arsenal, former home to the Army’s Camel Corps in the 19th century. “Cheers! Beer Brewing in Benicia,” ongoing, 2024 Camel Barn Road, Benicia. Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. Visit
Sacramento Area
MONSTER JAM: Monster Jam, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Sleep Train Arena, One Sports Parkway, Sacramento. Tickets: $65.50 Gold Circle; $34 Lower Level; $23.50 (adults) & $13 (children 2-12) Upper Level (price Includes $2.50 fee and 5% City of Sacramento event fee). Parking: $12 (cash only) – toll plazas open 2 hours before start of show. For more information and tickets visit
SACRAMENTO ZOO: A collection of more than 500 animals, from giant anteaters and Grevy’s Zebras to giraffes and reptiles, 3930 W. Land Park Drive, Sacramento. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (through Oct. 9). (916) 808-5888 or visit
BOHART MUSEUM OF ENTOMOLOGY: The Bohart has the seventh largest insect collection in North America, at the University of California, Davis, campus, 1124 Academic Surge on Crocker Lane; free. Regular hours: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. Visit
THE CALIFORNIA MUSEUM: “Health Happens Here,” ongoing. “California Indians: Making a Difference,” ongoing. “California’s Remarkable Women,” ongoing. “Uprooted! Japanese Americans During WWII,” ongoing. Highlights of California history as the state history museum and home of the California Hall of Fame, 1020 O St., Sacramento; tickets: $6.50 to $9, children 5 and under free. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Visit
CALIFORNIA AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM: “Auto Exotica; Celebration of Modern Supercars,” through Feb. 1. “Make A Move: Innovations that Created the Automobile,” “Cars of the Stars,” and “Going Green” ongoing, 2200 Front St., Sacramento; tickets: $4-$8, children under 5 free. Hours: Open 7 days a week 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit
WENDY WHELAN: Wendy Whelan, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Arts, One Shields Ave., Davis; tickets: $27-$56. Visit
LAUGHS UNLIMITED: Carl Labove, with DJ Sandhu, 8 and 10:30 tonight and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday, Laughs Unlimited, 207 Front St., Sacramento; tickets: $15. Visit
PUNCH LINE COMEDY CLUB: Carly Aquilino, 8 and 10 tonight and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday; tickets: $20. Punch Line Comedy Club, 2100 Arden Way, Sacramento. Visit
LEGENDS OF THE DRAGON LADIES: Legends of the Dragon Ladies, 7:30 tonight, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Monday through Jan. 30, Cache Creek Casino Resort, 14455 Highway 16, Brooks. Tickets: $20 at the door. Visit
TOMAS KUBINEK: Tomas Kubinek as “Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible,” 3 p.m. Sunday, Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Arts, One Shields Ave., Davis; tickets: $12-$32. Visit
“THE ADDAMS FAMILY”: Runaway Stage Productions presents “The Addams Family” through Sunday at the 24th Street Theatre, 2791 24th St., Sacramento. Performed with a live orchestra. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets: $18-$25. Visit
“THE (CURIOUS CASE OF THE) WATSON INTELLIGENCE”: “The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence,” through Feb. 7, B Street Theatre, 2711 B St., Sacramento. Show times: 7 p.m. Tuesdays thru Fridays; 2 p.m. matinee on Thursdays; 8 p.m. Saturdays; 1 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $23-$35 Visit
“NUNSENSE”: “Nunsense,” on the Pollock Stage, through Feb. 15, Sacramento Theatre Company, 1419 H Street. Showtimes: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $15-$40. Visit:
CROCKER ART MUSEUM: “Arte Mexicano: Legacy of the Masters,” through Feb. 1. “The Provoke Era: Japanese Photography from the collection of SFMOMA,” through Feb. 1. Permanent collection includes California art, Old Master drawings, European paintings, international ceramics, Asian art and contemporary American art. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Admission is $5-$10. Visit
PENCE GALLERY: Pence Gallery, 212 D St., Davis. Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 212 D St., Davis. (530) 758-3370 or visit
THE ARTERY: The Artery, 207 G St., Davis. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; and Fridays until 9 p.m. Visit
C.N. GORMAN MUSEUM: “Listening to the Stone: Original Intuit Art,” through June 11. “Flash! A Gathering of Printmakers,” ongoing. C.N. Gorman Museum, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave., Davis. Summer hours: noon to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit
Wine Country
GOOD DAYS AND BAD DAYS – JUXTAPOSITIONS IN PEANUTS: Good Days and Bad Days: Juxtapositions in Peanuts, through April 13, Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. Museum hours are Monday thru Friday (closed Tuesdays) 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: Free – members, Children 3 and under; $5 children 4-18, college students with valid I.D. card, and Seniors 62+; $10 adults. For more information consult the Museum website:
SONOMA TRAINTOWN: Sonoma Traintown Railroad, miniature railroad and 10 acres of landscaped park, Ferris wheel, Iron Horse carousel, snack bar, petting zoo, intersection of Napa Road and Broadway, Sonoma. Sept. 2 to May 29: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Fridays open with limited operations, running the train, carousel and airplane rides. Saturday and Sunday all attractions open, weather permitting. 938-3912 or visit
NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN: Napa Valley Wine Train, three-hour, 36-mile trip through the Napa Valley and back, onboard meals and wine, daily winery tours, special wine events, moonlight escape and more, 1275 McKinstry St., Napa; 800-WINETRAIN or visit
SONOMA STATE HISTORIC PARK: Sonoma State Historic Park, site of the northernmost Franciscan mission and the birthplace of the California State Bear Flag, encompassing several attractions: Mission San Francisco Solano, The Blue Wing Inn, Sonoma Barracks, Toscano Hotel, Vallejo Home, Chalet Museum, and more, 363 Third St. West, downtown Sonoma. 938-9569 or visit
PETALUMA ADOBE STATE HISTORIC PARK: Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park, historic two-story adobe with a veranda built in the 19th century by Gen. Mariano Vallejo. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Docent-led tours available 1 to 3 p.m. most weekends. 3325 Adobe Road, Petaluma. 762-4871 or visit
THE BEACH BOYS: The Beach Boys, 8 tonight, Uptown Theatre, 1350 3rd St., Napa; tickets: sold out. Visit
MUMM NAPA: Ansel Adams exhibit, ongoing, Mumm Napa Gallery, Mumm Napa, 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford. 967-7700 or visit
NAPA VALLEY MUSEUM: “Land and People of Napa Valley,” ongoing, at 55 Presidents Circle, on the grounds of the California Veterans Home, Yountville. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Admission: $10 adults, $3.50 seniors, and $2.50 for youths under 17. Free admission the second Saturday of every month. 944-0500.
DI ROSA PRESERVE: “Selections from the di Rosa Collection,” ongoing. 5200 Sonoma Highway, Napa. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays. $5 suggested donation. Group tours available for $12-$15, includes the permanent collection, the historic residence and sculpture meadow. Visit or 226-5991.
Bay Area
BAY AREA BREW FEST: Bay Area Brew Fest, 12 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, 2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco. The event will feature dozens of international and domestic beers and San Francisco’s best food trucks (food sold separately). The event will feature two sessions, with general admission for $40 and $50 for VIP. Both include unlimited beer, with VIP admission including an added hour with specialty beers. VIP first session (noon to 4 p.m.); General admission first session (1 to 4 p.m.); General admission second session (5 to 8 p.m.). For tickets visit
EXPLORATORIUM: Exploratorium, Pier 15, San Francisco. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays-Sundays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays (also open 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays for visitors 18 and over). Admission: $19-$25 and free for children 5 and under. Visit
CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES: California Academy of Sciences, home to Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium, Kimball Natural History Museum, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. (415) 379-8000 or visit
BAY AREA DISCOVERY MUSEUM: Bay Area Discovery Museum, one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor facility at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Baker, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Admission: Free to members or $8-$10. Visit
PIER 39: Pier 39, dining, entertainment, Bay cruises, shopping, events, sea lions and more, San Francisco waterfront, The Embarcadero at Beach Street. Visit, Twitter @PIER39, Instagram @PIER39SF,
PATTI SMITH: Patti Smith, 9 tonight and Saturday, The Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., San Francisco; tickets: $52. Visit livenation.
SPANDAU BALLET: Spandau Ballet, 9 tonight, The Warfield, 9812 Market St., San Francisco; tickets: $42.50. Visit
SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE: Sly and the Family Stone, 8 p.m. Saturday, Fox Theatre, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland; tickets: $35. Visit
WALE: Wale, with Audio Push, Joe Moses and Bizzy, 8 p.m. Saturday, The Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., San Francisco; tickets: $38. Visit livenation.
PERIPHERY: Periphery, with Nothing More, Wovenwar and more, 7 p.m. Monday, The Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., San Francisco; tickets: $29. Visit livenation.
PATTON OSWALT: Patton Oswalt, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley; tickets: $47. Visit
JOHN MULANEY: John Mulaney, 8 p.m. Thursday, Davies Symphony Hall, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco; tickets: sold out. Visit
PUNCH LINE COMEDY CLUB: SF Sketchfest, 7 and 9:15 tonight; tickets: $20. SF Showcase, 8 tonight; tickets: $12.50. Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., San Francisco. Visit
COBB’S COMEDY CLUB: SF Sketchfest, 4, 8 and 10:30 tonight; tickets: $30. Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., San Francisco. Visit
‘X’S AND O’S: A FOOTBALL LOVE STORY’: Berkeley Repertory presents “X’s and O’s: A Football Love Story,” through March 1, Roda Theatre, 2015 Addison St., Berkeley; tickets: $29 to $79. Visit
‘INDIAN INK’: The American Conservatory Theatre presents “Indian Ink”, through Feb. 8, American Conservatory Theatre, 405 Geary St., San Francisco; tickets: $20-$180. Visit
‘BLITHE SPIRIT’: Angela Lansbury stars in “Blithe Spirit,” through Feb. 1, Golden Gate Theatre, 1 Taylor St., San Francisco; tickets: $45-$150. Visit
CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM: “J. Otto Seibold and Mr. Lunch,” through March 8. “Arnold Newman: Masterclass,” through Feb. 1. “Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman,” former Vacaville resident, philanthropist, and founder of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, ongoing. Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., San Francisco. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (except Wednesday) and 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Visit
ASIAN ART MUSEUM: “Tetsuya Ishida: Saving the World with a Brushstroke,” through Feb. 22. “From Two Arises Three: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney,” through March 1. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Closed Mondays. Admission: $10-$15. Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St., San Francisco. (415) 581-3500 or visit
LEGION OF HONOR: “A Princely Pursuit: The Malcolm D. Gutter Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain,” Through Aug. 30. Legion of Honor, 34th and Clement, San Francisco. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, closed Mondays. Free first Tuesday of the month, regular admission $6-$10. (415) 750-3600.
DE YOUNG: “Janet Delaney: South of Market,” through July 19, De Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco. Visit
MoAD: Closed for renovation. Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission St., San Francisco. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Visit
SFMOMA: Closed for construction. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 151 Third St., San Francisco. Visit

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