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Celebrate the Holidays in Benicia

Celebrate the Holidays in Benicia | Benicia Plumbing

Holiday Open House, 12/6

First Street merchants, all along with Benicia Main Street and the City of Benicia, host this ever-popular Holiday Open House at the beginning of the Christmas Season on December 6th from 6 to 9 pm. First Street is completely closed to traffic allowing revelers to visit merchants offering beverages and treats and showing off their holiday goods while costumed carolers sing traditional Christmas tunes. Live entertainment, wagon rides, and the Christmas Tree lighting add a festive atmosphere to this family event.

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Published on:
12/09/2019

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Admin

Category:
Community  Holidays 

A Thanksgiving Survival Guide for Your Trash Disposal

A Thanksgiving Survival Guide for Your Trash Disposal | Benicia Plumbing

For most of the year, we think nothing of putting a little food down the trashdisposal. We flip the switch on, run the water a bit, and don’t give it a second thought about what we're doing. And for most of the year, we don’t have anything to actually worry about. The small amounts of food that get sent down the trash disposal under normal circumstances aren’t enough to cause any major problems. 

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Published on:
11/20/2019

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Admin

Category:
Holidays  Plumbing tips 

The History of Easter Eggs and Easter Egg Hunts

The History of Easter Eggs and Easter Egg Hunts | Benicia Plumbing

Easter is a religious holiday, but some of its customs, such as Easter eggs, are likely linked to pagan traditions. The egg, an ancient symbol of new life, has been associated with pagan festivals celebrating spring. From a Christian perspective, Easter eggs are said to represent Jesus’ emergence from the tomb and resurrection. Decorating eggs for Easter is a tradition that dates back to at least the 13th century, according to some sources. One explanation for this custom is that eggs were formerly a forbidden food during the Lenten season, so people would paint and decorate them to mark the end of the period of penance and fasting, then eat them on Easter as a celebration.

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Published on:
04/06/2018

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Admin

Category:
Community  Holidays