Visions of the Wild – Opening Reception

The Thursday night reception at the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum features music, catered food and a cash bar.  Special guest speaker Chad Frischmann, the Vice President & Research Director of Drawdown will discuss a comprehensive project that offers a broad array of solutions to the problem of global warming. Vallejo poet Genea Price, Mayor Bob Sampayan and other local luminaries will also speak.

That museum gallery will premiere  a series of interpretive panels explores the changing landscape of Vallejo and Mare Island.  Even lifelong residents will be surprised to learn about our hidden history.

Visions of the Wild is a festival to that connects nature, culture and community. The festival brings together all segments of the region, and in particular, the spheres of conservation and art.

Most of the festival occurs within a few blocks around Virginia, Marin and Georgia Streets in downtown Vallejo, California. The main programs (films and speakers) will be presented in the historic Empress Theatre. Check out the festival’s website for specific event locations:

All events, are FREE and open to everyone on a first come, first served basis, with the exception of the Saturday and Sunday’s River Cruises.

The festival features films, speakers, art shows, field trips, art shows, and cruises up the Napa River and Carquinez Strait. Activities will be available for people of all ages. A detailed schedule of events is available at

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Date(s) - Thu, Sep 7, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
734 Marin St, Vallejo

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