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Thursday, January 18
Olive Oil Tasting Event at the Town Square Library at 6:30 pm. The program is for ages 18 and up, and reservations are required. The program is free, thanks to the Vacaville Friends of the Libraries. For more info, call 1-866-57-ASKUS, or visit the events calendar at www.solanolibrary.com.

January 12-21
Vacaville Restaurant Week is returning for 2018! Restaurant Week was created by Visit Vacaville to highlight Vacaville’s up and coming dining scene. Participating restaurants in Vacaville will offer delicious discounts and special menu items, giving local foodies and families the opportunity to get out and try new restaurants in the city.

Friday, January 26
Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre brings in the third show of the 2017-18 Season of Shows with Blood Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Brice. They will perform on the VPAT stage at 8 pm. Tickets, $65, are on sale now.

Saturday, January 27
Alamo School’s Crop & Craft Fundraiser. Spend the day with friends having fun Scrapbooking, Stamping, or any type of craft. Get caught up on your projects and support Alamo School, 10 am to 7 pm. There will be vendors to browse, a chocolate bar and raffles all day long plus brunch and dinner will be provided. $40. Alamo Elementary School. Contact Janet at 707-592-0480


Fun for all when you dress up and come to the Annual Sugar ‘N Spice Tea event at The Saturday Club of Vacaville at 1:30 pm. Tea and sandwiches will be elegantly served, personal photos and the “March of the Dolls Parade” will be worth the price of admission at only $25 pp. Contact JoAn Wade at 707-448-4807 for tickets and reservation information.

Techniques in Cooking Class at Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company. In this hands-on class, we’ll explore 5 different techniques: sauteing, braising, roasting, smoking and grilling. This class is $100 per person and limited to 20 participants. Go to www.ilfiorello.com for more information. Or call us at 707-864-1529.

Wednesday, January 31
The Vacaville Museum Guild’s Bunko Bash #29 will be held on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018, at McBride Senior Center, 91 Town Square Center,

Thursday, February 1
Chief Solano Kennel Club, Inc., at 7:30 pm on the first Thursday at the Elmira Fire Station. Open to everyone. Visit www.chiefsolanokennelclub.org or call 446-7492

Sunday, February 4
The Heart of an Irishwoman at VPAT at 2 pm. Tickets: Adult $44, Senior/Military/Student: $38. The passion of it all: love, loss, longing, courage, victory, hilarity as revealed through the eyes of mother Ireland, the emigrant mother, the fiercely strong, courageous women who has inspired some of Ireland’s greatest writers.

Thursday, February 8
Downtown Vacaville will host its first ever Love Stroll from 5 - 8 pm. Participating merchants will open their doors for a romantic evening featuring bubbly beverages, sweet treats, exclusive deals and product giveaways. Admission is $25 each or $40 per couple.

Saturday, February 10
Haunted By Chocolate Explore fine chocolates with Loyd Auerbach, a professional chocolatier and paranormal expert at 2 pm at the Vacaville Town Square Library. The program is for ages 18 and up, and reservations are required, due to limited seating. This program is provided free, thanks to the Vacaville Friends of the Libraries. For more information, call 1-866-57-ASKUS, or visit the events calendar at www.solanolibrary.com.

Everything Chocolate Cooking Class as Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company. Chocolate, Chocolate, and More Chocolate! Indulge in a wide variety of rich chocolate flavors, textures, and forms. In this hands-on class, you will savor chocolate and wine pairings while exploring the art of chocolate confectionery. This class is $100 per person and limited to 20 participants. For more information, go to www.ilfiorello.com. Or call us at 707-864-1529.

February 10 & 11
4th annual Solano County Home & Garden Show coming to the Dixon Fairgrounds. Saturday 10 am - 6 pm and Sunday 10 am - 5 pm at the Dixon Fairgrounds. For more info call 916-542-8010 or visit www.solanohomeshow.com

Thursday, February 15
Puzzles and Trivia at Cuvée E Can you outsmart Johnny Parker, Town Square Library’s Head Librarian? He’ll challenge your mind with crossword puzzles and trivia on the history of Vacaville. Beverages and small bites will be available for purchase. Prizes will also be given out to trivia experts! 11 Town Square Place, Suite B, Vacaville

February 17 & 18
Don’t miss the 3rd annual Dixon Gun Show at the Dixon Fairgrounds. Doors open at 9 am. Fun for the entire family and there’s raffles too. For more information check out dixongunshow.com or call 916-542-8010. Admission is just $10, kids under 18 accompanied by adult are free and parking is FREE!

Saturday, February 17
National Make a Blanket Day with Project Linus at the Vacaville Town Square Library. “Blanketeers” will show us how these one-of-a kind blankets are created, and information on how you can get involved with Project Linus will be available from 11 am to 2 pm. For more information, call 1-866-57-ASKUS, or visit the events calendar at www.solanolibrary.com.

Thursday, February 22
Oscar Nite Chat Celebrate with us the 90th Academy Awards with our roundtable discussion about the 2018 nominees at the Vacaville Town Square Library at 6:30 pm. We’ll chat about the movies, test our movie knowledge, and predict who’ll walk away with an Oscar. The program is for ages 18 and up, and reservations are required. Desk. For more info, call 1-866-57-ASKUS, or visit the events calendar at www.solanolibrary.com.

Saturday, February 24
Emmet Cahill, Irish tenor and principal vocalist with the world-renowned Irish music show, Celtic Thunder, will present two concerts of many of his favorite songs and share his stories of growing up in Ireland. The performances will be at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre (1010 Ulatis Drive, Vacaville, California 95687) at 2 pm and 7:30 pm.

VCS Crab Feed at the Sunrise Event Center. To buy tickets for to go-vcs.com

Wednesday, February 28
Chief Solano Kennel Club - Puppy Socialization, Beginning Obedience and Conformation classes - See our website for dates and details - www.chiefsolanokennelclub.org - or call 707-446-7492.

Thursday, March 1
The Vacaville Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Innovation Summit 2018. The Summit provides an interactive opportunity for business leaders to learn innovative practices from industry experts from around the country. The one day summit includes five top experts from various business verticals speaking about their concepts, successes and challenges when forging innovation in their field. Professional development close to home. 1/2 day event with 5 speakers with inspirational innovated topics. Visit www.innovatevacaville.com for more details! Or contact Becky Craig at becky@vacavillechamber.com or 707-448-6424

Thursday, March 3
Chief Solano Kennel Club, Inc., at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday at the Elmira Fire Station. Open to everyone. Visit www.chiefsolanokennelclub.org or call 446-7492