Looking for a Christmas Gift? Shop at Weekend Arts and Craft Fair

Annual event brings artisans from all over the West.

If you want to get a jump on your Christmas shopping, First Street in Benicia is the place to be this weekend.  First Street will be closed to cars and open to shoppers as the 38th Annual Fine Arts and Craft Fair hits town. 

Artists and craftspeople from as far away as Oregon, Southern California and Nevada as well as some living right here in the Bay Area will converge on First Street to sell their wares.

With over  150 exhibitors showing fine art and gifts this will be a fun day for all who attend.  The  is sponsoring the event and they anticipate large crowds based on previous years.  Besides the art there will be home and garden decor, jewelry and toys. 

According to Stephanie Christiansen, the Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, the Arts and craftspeople are prescreened to ensure high quality  goods and happy customers.   The fair will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 15.  Admission and parking are free and the event will be held rain or shine.

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