Things To Do In Benicia

Trap Shooting Lesson for One, Two, or Four at Martinez Gun Club (Up to 70% Off)

Martinez Gun Club

Central Contra Costa

$159 $79

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One-hour lessons taught by an NRA-certified shotgun instructor and three-time national champion

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 10% Off Six Bottles of Reserve Wine at Viano Winery

Viano Winery

Vine Hill

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 10% off six bottles of wine from the reserve selection.

Membership with Yoga Classes at Type A Yoga (Up to 59% Off). Three Options Available

Type A Yoga

Type A Yoga

$50 $25

Membership with yoga classes such as Hatha, vinyasa flow, prenatal yoga, and wind-down yoga

One Month of Tae Kwon Do Classes for One or Two Kids at Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do (Up to 88% Off)

Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do

Martinez

$215 $29

Owner has been teaching martial arts for more than 35 years; instructors focus on instilling self-confidence, discipline, and respect

Tennis 101 Clinic or Cardio Tennis at Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport (Up to 58% Off)

Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Learn the fundamentals of tennis play with an introductory clinic or stay in shape with a tennis-influenced cardio workout

$57 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for 2 with Cart Rental Mare Island Golf Club (Up to $116 Value)

Mare Island Golf Course

Vallejo

$116 $57

Oldest course west of the Mississippi River features distinctive topography on the front and back nines, as well as a range and a pro shop

6 or 12 CrossFit Sessions at Hercules CrossFit (Up to 70% Off)

Hercules CrossFit

Hercules

$90 $32

Certified trainers build strong, lean bodies via dynamic, ever-changing workouts that include dead lifts, sprints, and body-weight exercises

6 Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes from Dedicated 2 Fitness (55% Off)

Dedicated 2 Fitness

Hercules

$600 $270

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Hercules (Up to 69% Off)

Hercules Yoga

Hercules

$220 $69

Yoga classes stretch tight muscles, improve flexibility, and help tone bodies

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

10 Personal-Training Sessions from Healthy Living Clinic (50% Off)

Healthy Living Clinic

Pinole

$500 $250

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Bounce TV Music Festival: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly & Patti LaBelle on Saturday, September 20 (Up to 57% Off)

Bounce TV Music Festival

Concord Pavilion

$56.25 $30

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Bay-Area soul hit-makers behind "While I'm Alone" and "Lady of Magic"; "velvet teddy bear" of American Idol opens

$15 for Admission for Two to a Bay Area Wedding Fair ($30 Value)

Bay Area Wedding Fairs

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Bridal shows bring together couples and wedding professionals for networking and big-day planning and shopping

Improv Workshop with Optional Footage from MMTB- Movie Making Throughout the Bay! Inc. (Up to 51% Off)

MMTB- Movie Making Throughout the Bay! Inc.

MMTB Production Office

$70 $35

Workshop teaches participants improv techniques, confidence building, and reel-building skills with on-camera opportunities

Month of Youth or Adult Martial Arts at Delta Martial Arts & Athletics (Up to 73% Off). Three Options Available.

DELTA Martial Arts & Athletics

Concord

$99 $39

Kids learn basics of karate, focusing on athletics, discipline, and respect; wing tsun and escrima classes teach Chinese and Filipino arts

One or Two Hookahs with Fruit Bowls at Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge (Up to 42% Off)

Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge

Multiple Locations

$25 $15

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Hookah bowls come in fruit flavors such as raspberry, melon, and mango

Four or Six Guitar, Beginner Piano, or Voice at Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction (Up to 64% Off)

Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction

Concord

$130 $50

Seasoned instructor Ranjani Jones teaches basic theory, sight-reading, and technique for guitar, beginner piano, and voice

One or Two Months of Unlimited Kickboxing or Boot Camp Classes at Max Combat Fitness (Up to 63% Off)

Max Combat Fitness

Central Contra Costa

$119 $49

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Learn the in-the-ring combat techniques of muay thai or condition like a fighter in 45-minute boot camps

Chocolate-Making Class for One or Two at Rachel Dunn Chocolates (55% Off)

Rachel Dunn Chocolates

Concord

$55 $25

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Renowned chocolatier with 30 years of experience personally leads chocolate-making workshops that incorporate seasonal ingredients

4 Children's 30-Minute Swim Lesson with 1 Drop-In Family Swim Pass or 1-Month Family Swim Pass (Up to 53% Off)

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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Group children's lessons teach stroke techniques and water safety in a self-paced instruction

Gym Membership and Personal Training for One or Two at The Big C Athletic Club (Up to 79% Off)

The Big C Athletic Club

Concord

$200 $45

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The gym hosts Pilates, yoga, Zumba, and other fitness classes; sports courts and a temperature-controlled pool offer something for everyone

$29 for 4 Adult or Teen Parkour Classes with 1 Month of Open-Gym at Apex Movement NorCal ($145 Value)

APEX Movement NorCal

Concord

$145 $29

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Parkour and free-running gym houses a modular set of obstacles including jungle gyms, moveable bars, walls of many heights, and a foam pit

Two-, Four-, or Six-Week Boot Camp at Dream Body Boot Camp (Up to 84% Off)

Dream Body Boot Camp

Concord

$123.50 $29

Trained instructors challenge students with 60 minutes of cardio and strength-training moves

Nine-Hole, Par-3 Course for Two or Four or 18-Hole Putting Course at Grayson Woods Golf Course (Up to 67% Off)

Grayson Woods Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

$6 $2

With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, golf complex offers an 18-hole putting course and 9-hole, par-3 course characterized by large greens

$30 for $60 Worth of Horseback-Riding Lessons at Horsin' Around

Horsin' Around

Pleasant Grove

$60 $30

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Passes that Provide Discounts on Local Activities for One or Two from Adventures Pass (Up to 97% Off)

Adventures Pass

Multiple Locations

$1,500 $59

Passes give holders discounts on activities such as fly fishing, clay shooting, paragliding, horseback riding, wakeboarding, and paintball

American Food and Microbrews for Two or Four at Magoo’s Grill (Up to 55% Off)

Magoo's Grill

Pleasant Hill

$32 $17

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Neighborhood grill has slung classic burgers, fish tacos, and microbrews for 25 years in dining room with DirecTV or on outdoor patio

Mud Run for One or Three on August 23 at Wake Island Watersports (Up to 36% Off)

Wake Island Watersports

Sacramento

$47.12 $34

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Registration for a 5K run filled with muddy obstacles, plus entry to a beach party

"Murder on the Rebound" Dinner Theater at Zio Fraedo's on July 25 or August 22 (Up to 54% Off)

"R&B Revue"

Zio Fraedo's

$127.06 $59

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Guests dine on a buffet with prime rib while unraveling a comical murder mystery, then receive an autographed cast photo

18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club (Up to 47% Off)

Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club

Eagle Vines Vineyard & Golf Club

$178 $99

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Surrounded by 27 acres of working vineyards, 18-hole course fills the Napa Valley countryside with a layout designed by Johnny Miller

10 or 20 Turbo Kickboxing Classes at Canyon Kajukenbo Martial Arts Institute (Up to 76% Off)

Canyon Kajukenbo Martial Arts Institute

American Canyon

$80 $29

Learn self-defense and burn truckloads of calories with workouts that activate the entire body

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$39 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga and Fitness Classes at YogaWorks ($149 Value)

YogaWorks

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

Yoga Alliance–trained instructors lead exercisers of all abilities through yoga classes that include Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa Flow

$15 for One-Month Gym Membership with Unlimited Classes at Curves ($153 Value)

Curves

Multiple Locations

$153 $15

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Curves workouts from Jillian Michaels are designed for women of all ages and help kick start weight loss in 30 minutes a day

1, 3 or 4 Adult or 1, 3 or 5 Kid's Private Horseback-Riding Lessons at Castle Rock Arabians (Up to 54% Off)

Castle Rock Arabians

Walnut Creek

$80 $39

CHA-certified instructors impart essential riding skills to students mounted on ponies or horses at a ranch in the Mount Diablo foothills

Two-Hour Learn to Knit Class for One or Two, or $30 or $60 Credit Toward Any Class at Fashion-knit (Up to 57% Off)

Fashion-knit

Downtown Walnut Creek

$35 $15

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Various stitches, purling, and basic to advanced knitting techniques are covered during fast-paced classes

Reserve Wine Tastings for Two or Four at Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room (Half Off)

Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room

Sutter Creek

$42 $21

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Sip on reserve wines crafted by master winemaker Scott Harvey before taking home a bottle of zinfandel, barbera, or syrah

5 or 10 Irish Dance Classes at Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance (Up to 58% Off)

Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance

Walnut Creek

$100 $45

Instructors teach students the art of Irish dance at a school that's registered with An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha, Dublin, Ireland

Eight Children's Martial-Arts Classes or Three Months of Classes at Martial Arts America (Up to 84% Off)

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

Two or Five Private GOLFit Sessions with a TPI Physical Assessment at NorCal Golf Academy (Up to 60% Off)

NorCal Golf Academy

Downtown Walnut Creek

$190 $79

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TPI-certified professional instructors evaluate golf fitness and develop personalized workouts

$6 for $10 Worth of Capoeira — Omulu Capoeira Group

Omulu Capoeira Group

Downtown Walnut Creek

$10 $6

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5, 10, or 20 Adult or Teen Krav Maga Classes at Krav Maga Official Training Centers (Up to 90% Off)

Krav Maga Official Training Centers

Multiple Locations

$150 $15

Beginner and advanced krav maga classes offer full-body workouts to teenagers and adults while teaching them methods of self-defense

$50 for Four Children's Motor-Skills Classes at Pediatric Motor Playground ($157 Value)

Pediatric Motor Playground

Multiple Locations

$157 $50

Educational-fitness instructors develop motor skills, social skills, and handwriting with activities designed by occupational therapists

One Month of Belly Dancing with One or Two Classes Per Week at Shimmy Dreams Belly Dance Studio (Up to 54% Off)

Shimmy Dreams Belly Dance Studio

Lafayette

$54 $27

Expert belly-dance instructor leads group in basic moves during calorie-burning classes; advanced classes available for experienced students

One or Two Months of 30- or 60-Minute Private Lessons and Other Perks at Bradley School of Music (Up to 52% Off)

Bradley School of Music

Lafayette

$162.50 $79

Students of all ages learn to play the guitar, piano, drums, or other instruments in a supportive environment with an on-staff psychologist

Two or Four Private Dance Lessons for One or Two People or Four Group Lessons at Escuela de Tango (Up to 78% Off)

Escuela de Tango

Multiple Locations

$440 $99

During a private dance lesson or fun group lessons, an experienced instructor teaches the basic technique and musicality of the tango

Single-Day or Full-Season Family Pool Passes to El Cerrito Swim Center (Up to 51% Off)

El Cerrito Swim Center

El Cerrito

$20 $10

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Single-day or summer pass to heated, outdoor pools with lap lanes, play areas, and a water slide; grounds offer picnic tables and bbq area

10 or 20 90-Minute Hot Yoga Classes at El Cerrito Yoga (Up to 85% Off)

El Cerrito Yoga

El Cerrito

$120 $24

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Studio features new floor system with recycled cork underlay and waterproof, slip-resistant, antimicrobial covering

Three or Five Indoor Rock-Climbing and Fitness Visits at Bridges Rock Gym (Up to 74% Off)

Bridges Rock Gym

El Cerrito

$93 $26

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Scale rocks, kickbox, or flex muscles during yoga classes at this comprehensive climbing gym

Two or Four 30-Minute or 60-Minute Private Violin Lessons at Vernon Music Studio (Up to 55% Off)

Vernon Music Studio

Richmond

$120 $55

A violinist who customizes lessons to students' needs, helping them to learn violin quickly and thoroughly

$40 for $160 Worth of Boxing Lessons — Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Richmond

$160 $40

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$399 for a Learn-to-Sail Class and ASA Certification from Tradewinds Sailing School & Club ($745 Value)

Tradewinds Sailing School & Club

Marina Bay

$745 $399

After this course, you will be able to sail 25-foot boat in familiar waters without supervision in light to moderate wind and sea conditions

5 or 10 CrossFit Classes at 510 CrossFit (61% Off)

510 CrossFit

Richmond

$75 $29

Movements and techniques from across the fitness spectrum—from powerlifting to sprinting—combine to form ever-changing CrossFit regimens

Individual or Family Annual Pass to Golden State Model Railroad Museum in Point Richmond (Up to 51% Off)

Golden State Model Railroad Museum

Richmond

$45 $22

Passes grant free admission to shows in 10,000 sq. ft. museum of operational model trains & recreated Northern California terrain.

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Vara Healing Arts (Up to 71% Off)

Vara Healing Arts

Albany

$105 $39.50

Eight different yoga classes focus on calming the mind and strengthening the body through various styles of movement

$16.50 for Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two at Albany Bowl (Up to $30 Value)

Albany Bowl

Albany

$30 $16.50

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36 gleaming lanes invite duos to bowl strikes then strike poses in rented shoes

2014 BANFF Mountain Film Festival Radical Reels Tour at California Theatre on September 25 (Up to 40% Off)

2014 BANFF Mountain Film Festival "Radical Reels Tour"

California Theatre

$40 $24

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Short-film festival celebrates extreme athletes from around the world

One Visit for 1 Adult and 2 Kids or Unlimited Visits for 3 People at Habitot Children's Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Habitot Children's Museum

Downtown Berkeley

$28 $14

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Habitot builds infants’ and young kids' creative-thinking and problem-solving skills through exhibits, art studio, and educational programs

Yoga Hike for One or Up to 15 People from Hiking Yoga (Up to Half Off)

Hiking Yoga

Multiple Locations

$20 $9.99

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

Opening Night of Berkeley Symphony Orchestra at Zellerbach Hall on October 2 at 7 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

Opening Night of Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Zellerbach Hall

$15 $7

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Elgar's Enigma Variations, a world premiere Oscar Bettison, and a performance of Sibelius's Violin Concerto by soloist Jennifer Koh

10 or 15 Yoga-Pilates Classes or Month of Unlimited Classes at Innerstellar Pilates & Yoga (Up to 78% Off)

Innerstellar Pilates & Yoga

South Berkeley

$130 $35

Pilates mat classes are offered for students of all levels, along with Forrest, Stellarflow Vinyasa, and Restorative yoga

Introductory or Advanced Glass-Blowing Class at Revere Glass School (Up to 57% Off). Five Options Available.

Revere Glass School

Northwest Berkeley

$220 $99

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Demonstrations and practice help students craft basic solid glassworks, more advanced blown-glass bottles, or multicomponent goblets

$45 for Three Pilates Classes at YogaKula ($90 Value)

YogaKula

North Berkeley

$90 $45

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Studio that incorporates a spa offers Pilates Reformer classes with poses for beginners and those in need of a challenge

One-Month Gym Membership with Optional Three Personal-Training Sessions at Anytime Fitness (Up to 65% Off)

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness

$64 $25

Get in shape at the 24/7 gym, with a trio of optional personal training sessions to help clients safely jumpstart fitness routines

Health Consultation with 8 or 16 Oxygen Therapy Sessions at Breathe Health Center and Services (Up to 76% Off)

Breathe Health Center and Services

Berkeley

$415 $105

Regular sessions of oxygen therapy infuse bodies with this vital element, helping to sustain life and heal

$19 for 30 Days of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Groove Yoga ($150 Value)

Groove Yoga

Berkeley

$150 $19

Instructors lead over 40 heated and non-heated yoga classes each week, open to all experience and ability levels

Two-Hour Mexican-Mask-Making Session for One or Two at Diego Marcial Rios Art and Design Works (Up to 44% Off)

Diego Marcial Rios Art and Design Works

The Ashkenaz

$45 $28

Using traditional mask-making techniques and tools, participants create their own Mexican mask during a two-hour class

3 or 5 Private or Semi-Private Golf Lessons and Swing Analysis from Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction (Up to 52% Off)

Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction

Country Drives

$295 $145

An instructor brings three decades of golf experience to relaxed lessons that hone the skills of students of all skill levels

All-Day Paintball Package with Equipment Rental for 4, 6, or 12 (Up to 89% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

$160 $19

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

One, Three, or Five One-Hour Private Horseback-Riding Lessons at Earthquake Arabians (Up to 63% Off)

Earthquake Arabians

Tassajara

$80 $39

Certified trainers lead private horseback-riding lessons at a facility featuring an indoor arena and lush gardens

10 or 20 Cycle or Pilates Mat Classes at Star Pilates (Up to 65% Off)

Star Pilates

Moraga

$162.50 $59

Get fit in Pilates classes that teach mat techniques or cycling sessions infused with group motivation

$5 Buys You a Coupon for One Month Of Yoga For $29 at Yoga Etc

Yoga Etc

Fairfield

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for one month of yoga for $29

One or Three Months of Kids' Classes at Aerials Academy of Gymnastics and Dance in Fairfield (Up to 66% Off)

Aerials Academy of Gymnastics and Dance

Aerials Academy of Gymnastics and Dance

$115 $45

Core, fundamental classes enrich motor skill development, strength, flexibility, and build confidence

Two-Hour Indoor Jump Session for 2 or 4 Kids, or Birthday Party for 11 Kids at Jump Highway (Up to 49% Off)

Jump Highway

Fairfield

$48 $26

10,000 sq. ft. of trampolines and foam pits welcome jumpers of all ages; party package with pizza

Paintball with Gear Rental and 200 Paintballs for One, Two, or Four at Fairfield Extreme Sports (Up to 51% Off)

Fairfield Extreme Sports

Fairfield

$45 $22

Equipped with rental markers and protective gear, players conquer rivals during colorful skirmishes; each player gets a mask to keep

$5 for a Fun Card with 110 Credits at Scandia Family Center ($10 Value)

Scandia Family Center

Fairfield

$10 $5

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Nine-acre park with two mini-golf courses, bumper boats, and arcade with more than 200 games

$8 for $15 Groupon — Deep Water Academy

Deep Water Academy

Fairfield

$15 $8

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2 or 4 Go-Kart Races for Adults or Kids with Mini Golf or Arcade Games at Driven Raceway (Up to 51% Off)

Driven Raceway

Multiple Locations

$46 $22.99

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Electric go-karts hurtle along a winding track at speeds of up to 45 mph; mini golf and arcade games

One Month Gym Membership with Optional Fitness Classes, or One Month of CrossFit at Your Body Works (Up to 56% Off)

Your Body Works

Fairfield

$69 $32

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Gym houses ellipticals, strength-training machines, and free weights; spin, core, and sculpting classes, as well as high-intensity CrossFit

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Griffin Fitness is a private personal training facility that offers either one-on-one training or group bootcamp classes. We guarantee results through routine assessments, custom training programs, and specialized diet plans.

1100 Rose Dr
Benicia,
CA
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Bay View Charters’ experienced captains navigate Coast Guard-certified yachts around the San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento River Delta. Each peaceful outing offers passengers a breezy cruise with stunning scenery, salty sea air, and the chance to brush up on their seagull calls. Some cruises include food and refreshments as part of the event while others make a bar available for passengers to purchase their own drinks.

266 East E Street
Benicia,
CA
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Staffed by native East Bay trail explorers and expert riding instructors, Bella Oaks Stables fosters trained and fulfilling relationships between horses and their enthusiasts. Nestled among towering oak trees and gentle rolling hills, the fleet of majestic equines tote riders through lessons, community field trips, and trail rides, all under the guidance of a doting congregation of caretakers and volunteers. Seventeen summer camps for all ages and an apprenticeship program for more advanced riders instill saddle savvy in patrons of any experience level, and those pining for nature can meander through 80 miles of lush scenery and 1 mile of sci-fi-movie scenery for an afternoon trail ride.

120 Vaca Creek Way
Martinez,
CA
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The Range
  • Outdoor shotgun ranges
  • Areas dedicated to trap, skeet, bunker, five-stand, and ZZ Bird
The Rentals
  • Shotguns and shells
  • Safety gear, including earplugs and glasses
  • Clay targets
At a Glance

Martinez Gun Club?which was founded in 1883?is a place of tradition. To wit, every Wednesday evening, parents and their kids flock to the club for Family Night. Everyone shoots a few clay pigeons, before they retire to the air-conditioned clubhouse, which features a wooden-beamed ceiling, brick fireplace, and flatscreen televisions. Here, Chef Mindy prepares a meal and bartenders serve drinks to the older crowd. In addition to these dinners, the club regularly hosts special shooting events on weekends.

900 Waterbird Way
Martinez,
CA
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When not dominating the awards table at local competitions, Dave Tendick enjoys cooking for others and catering events with his signature seasoned meats. Dave and the team at Smokehouse 10 have assembled a menu of heaping servings of St. Louis–style ribs, served wet or dry, as well as Texas-style brisket, Memphis-style pulled pork, and other barbecue favorites. An ambassador for flavor and the art of slow cooking, Dave also nurtures future chefs through extensive, daylong barbecue classes. Students immerse themselves in the science of sauces, rubs, and injections. Chefs at Smokehouse 10 have also mastered more eccentric fare, including cheesy corn casseroles and smoked alligator ribs.

2324 Bundros Ct
Martinez,
CA
US

Though both martial arts and visual art are creative in their own right, there are few places where the two converge. At FightKore, staff and instructors blend the training and tenets of MMA, Brazilian jujitsu, muay thai, and karate with a house clothing line inspired by Venice Beach street art. On the open gym floor, experienced coaches lead students in creative conditioning exercises, augmenting traditional workouts with twists such as the addition of medicine balls or dumbbells. They also introduce basic and advanced martial-arts skills on padded jujitsu mats and a dedicated boxing ring.

816 Main Street
Martinez,
CA
US

Benicia Scene