October 6: Presentation and book signing, New York Times bestselling author Jamie Ford, 6 p.m., Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St., Fairfield. For more information, visit solanolibrary.com or call 1-866-
572-7587 (1-866-57-ASKUS). To learn more about the author, visit jamieford.com.
October 7: Children’s Wonderland Storytime, 11 a.m., Children’s Wonderland, 360 Glenn Street, Vallejo.
October 7: First Friday with Don Bassey and Friends, 8 p.m., Town House Cocktail Lounge, 401A Georgia St., Vallejo.
October 7: Benicia Main Street 15th Annual Scarecrow Contest. The public is invited to vote “People’s Choice” with ballots available at Benicia Main Street, participating businesses and Benicia Farmers Market. Voting ends October 23.
October 7: Solano Winds Community Concert Presents Classic Jazz, 8 p.m., Downtown Fairfield Theatre, 1035 Texas St., Fairfield.
October 8: Brown Girls In Congress, 8:30 a.m., Solano Community College Vallejo Center, 545 Columbus Parkway, Vallejo.
October 8: Dignity Day, at the Transformational Village (formerly known as the Christian Help Center).
October 8: Community Coffee Tasting, 9 a.m., Moschetti Coffee, 11 Sixth St., Vallejo.
October 8: Farmer’s Market, 9:00 a.m., Downtown Vallejo, Georgia and Marin Streets, Vallejo.
October 8: Solano County Alternatives to Violence Project, 9 a.m., Solano County Youth Achievement Center, 719 Tennessee St., Vallejo.
October 8: Vallejo Children’s Book Festival, 10 a.m., Naval and Historical Museum of Vallejo, 734 Marin Street, Vallejo.
October 8: #LearnToVoteVallejo sign-up campaign and community forum, 1 p.m., Suite Treatments Inc., 3729 Sonoma Boulevard, Vallejo.
October 8: Vallejo City Council District 4 Candidates Forum, 2:00 p.m., Suite Treatments Inc., 3729 Sonoma Boulevard, Vallejo.
October 8: Causing Cultural Anarchy IV Opening, 5 p.m., Mare Island Art Studios, 110 Pintado St., Building 515, Mare Island, Vallejo.
October 8: Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi, 7 p.m., Bay Terrace Theater, 51 Daniels Ave., Vallejo.
October 15: “It’s a Crazy World Vallejo,” 5:30 p.m., Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 734 Marin Street, Vallejo.
October 15: Fall Festival Courtyard sale, 9 a.m., The Vacaville Museum Guild, 213 Buck Ave, Vacaville. Interested sellers contact pat Zetah (707) 290-3181.
October 17: Youth Roundtable #LearnToVoteVallejo, 5:30 p.m., Vallejo. More information on learntovotevallejo.com.
October 19: #LearnToVoteVallejo Vallejo Leaders Unite Event, 5:30 p.m., Vallejo. More information on learntovotevallejo.com.
October 22: Book signing event for “Vanishing Vallejo: Random History Notes on a Northern California Town” with author Brendan Riley, noon, Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 734 Marin St., Vallejo.
October 23: “Walk in Their Shoes” Polio Awareness and Capacity Expo, 11 a.m., Lander Hall, Touro University, 105 Owen Drive, Vallejo. Sign up at Rotary5150.org.
October 24: Congresswoman Lori Wilson Masquerade Monday, 5:30 p.m., Vacaville Opera House, 560 East Main St., Suite C, Vacaville.