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Nature Hike at King-Swett Ranches   Saturday,  DEC  7, 2019
9:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  King-Swett Ranches
Come explore the hills between Fairfield, Benicia, and Vallejo! You'll be led by expert Solano Land Trust guides who know this area—known as the King-Swett Ranches—inside out. They'll share insights about the wildlife and spring flowers in this area, and give you a great workout! Take advantage of this special opportunity if you can because the King-Swett Ranches are otherwise closed. Bring: a backpack with plenty of water and snacks, boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes with tread for rugged, steep, and slippery off-trail terrain, long, sturdy pants and layered clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, protection from the elements (sun, wind, fog, rain). Recommended: binoculars, camera, bug repellent, hiking sticks, gaiters. Participants of all ages are welcome, but they must be prepared: a strenuous pace hiking up to 6 miles off-trail, up and down rugged, steep, and slippery hills that are full of sticky seeds, thorny plants, and thistle. The King-Swett Ranches are working ranches—cattle are free range so they roam as they please. Only heavy rain cancels—call Jim at 707-373-1221 if the weather is uncertain. Space is limited and registration is recommended. For more information or to register, visit us online.
Leader: Jim
Location: Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: Meet promptly at the Park-and-Ride lot where McGary Road, Hiddenbrooke Parkway, and American Canyon Road intersect (on the Hiddenbrooke side of the American Canyon/Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit, off Interstate 80). Be ready to carpool or caravan from there.

 
Garden Volunteer Day   Saturday,  DEC  7, 2019
9:30 AM

BENICIA STATE PARKS ASSOCIATION —  Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
We meet every Saturday from 9:30-11:30am in the Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden located at the Benicia State Park Recreation Area for planting, weeding, and tending. Parking is free on Saturday Volunteer Days. Tell the Gate Attendant that you are going into the Park to work at the Garden.
Location:
     I-780 at Columbus Parkway
     Benicia State Park Recreation Area
     Benicia  

 
Victorian Christmas at the Adobe   Saturday,  DEC  7, 2019
11:00 AM

PEÑA ADOBE HISTORICAL SOCIETY —  Peña Adobe Park
Join us on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for an old fashioned Victorian Christmas! Park docents will lead tours of the Peña Adobe, California historical landmark #534 built by the Peña family in 1842. Visit the Mowers-Goheen Museum or take a hike, wildlife is often spotted in the park. For more info about our Victorian Christmas, visit our website.
Leader: Peña Adobe Historical Society
Location:
     Peña Adobe Road
     To the left of Lagoon Valley Park Entrance
     Vacaville  
DIRECTIONS: Peña Adobe Road just off of Interstate 80 to the left of the Lagoon Valley Park entrance.

 
Old Town Lighted Boat Parade   Saturday,  DEC  7, 2019
6:00 PM

SUISUN CITY RPM —  Harbor Plaza
Watch the annual lighted boat parade, fireworks show, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Bring the kids and take your own photo with Santa!
Location:
     Suisun City Waterfront
     Main Street at Solano Street
     Suisun City  

 
Rio Vista Lighted Boat Parade   Saturday,  DEC  7, 2019
6:00 PM

DELTA MARINA YACHT HARBOR —  Rio Vista Waterfront
NOTICE: CANCELLED due to weather!
The lighted boat parade starts at the Delta Marina and goes past the Point Restaurant towards the Rio Vista Bridge and back to the Delta Marina. If you want to sign up and participate, we'd love to have you! Call us at 707-374-2315.
Location: Rio Vista  

 
Vallejo Lighted Boat Parade   Saturday,  DEC  7, 2019
6:30 PM

VALLEJO YACHT CLUB —  Vallejo Waterfront
Come out along the waterfront and enjoy the 22nd Annual Vallejo Lighted Boat Parade sponsored by the Vallejo Yacht Club. Parade begins around 6:30.
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo