Thursday, June 9, 2011

upcoming Oakland events

Another week, another load of fun and interesting things to do in Oakland.

History of (very) Early Fruitvale - June 9 near Mt. View Cemetery. An Oakland Heritage Alliance lecture on the early history of the Fruitvale and historical figures Antonio Peralta and Henderson Luelling. ($10-$15)

Bites on Broadway - June 10 at 45th and Broadway. The first (of hopefully many) weekly food events on Broadway. Food, fun, music and more. Check the Bites on Broadway website for more.

A Random Party - June 11 at Linden Street Brewery. Take OF Random Acts, one of my favorite Oakland non-profits, add Linden Street Brewery, one of my favorite Oakland businesses, add some fun, and it's a party! It's a fundraiser for OF Random Acts, and will have the parade fire engine and a bounce house for kids, along with food from El Taco Bike and Adesso. ($10)

RPS Cupcake Bakeoff - June 11 at Rock, Paper, Scissors Collective. The 3rd annual Cupcake Bakeoff. For $5 you get to judge, plus they'll have cupcake-themed crafts and activities. ($5)

Downtown Oakland walking tour - June 11 in Jack London Square and June 15 at City Center. I've enjoyed all of the Oakland walking tours so far. (free!)

East Bay Open Studios - June 11-12, all over Oakland. There are hundreds of artists participating, all over Oakland and the East Bay. Check the handy map for locations. (free)

Temescal Street Fair - July 10 in Temescal. The 8th annual Temescal Street Fair. Food, fun, arts and crafts in Temescal.(free)

For even more, check the Oakland Local calendar.

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