1349 West Texas Street
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone: (707) 425-6465
Fax: (707) 402-6317
There is something oddly fascinating about watching workers here take sugar and fruit juice mixed with a few other ingredients and turn it all into gourmet jelly beans. Free, guided tours leave every few minutes and walk you through the process from mixing, forming and tumbling to polishing and packaging. The visitor center includes (what else?) a candy store. Visitors get to sample test flavors and rate them for potential marketing. Several San Francisco bus tours are available.
Brenden Vacaville multiplex has 16 screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
Built in 1926 as a single-screen cinema house, Clark Theatre was the only source of amusement for the town's people. Now decades later, this closed theater has been given new life as Theatre DeVille Vacaville now. Refurbished with avant-garde technology and plush seating, it is probably the best place for live entertainment. From concerts, drama to comic acts, there is lots in the offing. They also have a fully equipped bar in the lobby serving eight tap beers and fine wine along with tasty bites. They also have a couple of service bars inside the show area.
During October, make your way to Vacaville to participate in the Halloween Parade and Oktoberfest. You can enter the various contests—Costume Contest, Great Pumpkin Cooking Contest, Chili Cook-Off or the Scarecrow contest in which you can participate individually or in a group. Plus don't forget a trip to the Haunted House just to get a chill down your spine! With all these activities lined up, you sure wouldn't want to miss out on this event.
This multiplex has 14 screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
Formerly known as Cora Speedway, the Dixon Speedway is a half mile loop that is a source of thrill and delight for the speed junkies of Dixon. The speedway regularly hosts a variety of kart races and events that attract drivers and spectators from all over. From beginners to seasoned experts of every age, this arena has something for everyone. So, stop on by with the family and savor the adrenaline rush of watching these little wonders chase each other around this oval, clay track at a dazzling speed.
Come summer and people in and around Vallejo gather at the fairgrounds which comes alive at this season in time. The fair-grounds feature a multitude of events ranging from horse-racing to golf to dog shows and gun shows. Plus, there is also music and entertainment for the whole family at the Lush green grounds. For more details on current events, do visit the website or call ahead.
City Winery Napa is the brainchild of Michael Dorf. This three-in-one venue comprising a restaurant, wine bar and live music venue is set in the elegant Napa Valley Opera House. Spread across two floors, relish at their Mediterranean inspired diner with flavors from Italy, Spain, French and even the Middle East. Their bar features an impressive collection from more than 400 vineyards all over the globe and has over 30 regional wines on tap. Overlooking the Napa River, the renovated ballroom is home to jazz, rock, indie and comedy shows. Here you can watch the entertaining acts while savoring their delicious food and wine.
A hair salon and live music venue all in one, Headfeathers is truly a unique stop in Napa, California. As a salon, Headfeathers offers its customers talented and promising stylists who have been trained in advanced techniques to help create a personalized style based on hair type, facial structure, and body shape. If a person is unhappy with their cut, Headfeathers offers a full refund. Behind the salon, in the courtyard of Headfeathers, is an intimate setting for live music performances. With tables, wine, and small appetizers, the Music in the Courtyard concerts provide excellent entertainment in live blues, R&B, soul and funk music.
Originally a movie palace, downtown Napa's majestic theater was shuttered for a decade before re-opening in 2010 as a concert venue. A local builder, who remembers the Uptown from his youth, expanded the stage and lovingly restored the interior to its art deco origins. Be sure to look up at the murals on the ceiling and take in the small details, like the iron-accented sidelights, that make this theater a distinctive place to catch a national act.
With the help of the namesake Jarvis family, this conservatory is dedicated to showcase performances by the evergreen Hispanic community of Napa. Each of the 220-seat theaters are filled for the latest openings from dance, theater and music. Each Saturday is dedicated to operas performed by singers from the San Francisco Bay Area. Music and dance workshops are conducted often to train budding artists and sharpen the skills of the established ones.
The Foley Cultural Center is a local venue for cultural gatherings located in the Greater Vallejo Recreational District. The center is well equipped for cultural events and regularly hosts classes like Latin, ballroom, belly-dancing, martial arts and more. It can also entertain a meeting for around 15 people, and seat a maximum of 500 people for a banquet or a social celebration. For more details and the rates, do check the website or call ahead.