Thursday, December 20, 2012

upcoming Oakland events

Idon't know if there are fewer events than normal or if I've just been too busy with work to note them. What events are there in Oakland this week that you know about?

Update: After many delays, The New Parkway is opening on Saturday!


Celebrate the Holiday Season on Lakeshore - Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22 - 4-6pm. Celebrate the holidays on Lakeshore. Free Carriage Rides, Santa Visits, Face Painting and more! (free)

ZooLights at the Oakland Zoo - nightly, 5:30-9pm. The annual show of lights at the Oakland Zoo. (with admission)


sunrise hike in the redwoods - Saturday, December 22, 6am. Take a 4-5 mile hike in the redwoods, starting at Chabot Space and Science Center.

Oakland Ballet presents The Nutcracker - December 22, 2pm; 23, 2pm; 24 11am. Join the Oakland Ballet for the holiday classic, The Nutcracker.

Cocoa, Cookies and Christmas Lights on Xmas Tree Lane - Saturday, December 22. 7-9pm. Picardy Drive in Oakland is transformed for the holidays with lights aplenty. Neighborhood residents will have cocoa and cookies for visitors, too.

ongoing events:

Art Murmur (1st Friday)
Saturday Art Stroll (Saturdays)
Mt. View Cemetery Tours (2nd and 4th Saturdays)

looking further ahead:

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