Wednesday, November 6, 2013

upcoming Oakland events

Lots going on this weekend, more stuff that I want to do than I have time for. Biketopia with EBBC on Friday, an Oakland Urban Paths walk, Hops and Harvest and more on Saturday, and Novemberfest with WOBO on Sunday.


Barbary Coast Comedy - Thursdays, 7-8:30pm, at Legionnaire Saloon on Telegraph. A weekly comedy showcase, featuring cutting-edge comedy from names you know and up-and-coming comedians from around the Bay and beyond! ($5 cover)


Biketopia with EBBC - Friday, November 8, 5:30-9:30pm. Join East Bay Bicycle Coalition to celebrate successes and look forward to future challenges to making the East Bay bicycle-friendly. ($15-$50)


Oakland Urban Paths - exploring the Hayward Fault #2 - Saturday, November 9, 10am. OUP explores a different section of the Hayward Fault with historian Dennis Evanosky. (free)

PLACE Festival of the Commons - Saturday, November 9, 10am-5pm. Join neighbors in the Golden Gate District for a festival of the commons. Actual Cafe and Yu Ming School will be planting in front of the school, and there will be numerous demos and activities. (free)

Hops 'N' Harvest - Saturday, November 9, 1-5pm. Peoples Victory Garden and Bison Brewing celebrate the release of Bison's Hop Harvest Ale made with hops grown in Oakland. Fundraiser for the Victory Garden Foundation, with live music, brewing demo, garden classes, and more. ($5-$15)

CityCamp Oakland - Saturday, November 9. The 2nd annual "unconference" brings together citizens, city government, and businesses to innovate, enhance transparency and increase civic engagement. (free)


Novemberfest 2013 - Sunday, November 10, 12-4pm. Enjoy local beer from Linden Street Brewery, Drakes, and more, sausage from Pizzaiolo, live music, and more. Proceeds benefit WOBO. (free)

ongoing events:

looking further ahead:

Blackball Universe: Urban Outskirts - Friday, November 15. Meet the artists behind Urban Outskirts, showing November 2-December 29. (free)

Transgender Day of Rememberance - Wednesday, November 20, 5:15pm at Frank Ogawa Plaza. A day of sharing, silence, support and community to remember those lost to violence.

Underground Runway: Civilized - Thursday, November 21, 6-8pm. Join Underground Runway (UGRW) for a fall fashion show. UGRW is a platform for unsigned and under recognized talent. Hosted by Vessel Gallery.

"Fences" by August Wilson at AAMLO - November 28,29,30. The Lower Bottom Playaz continue through Wilson's The Century Cycle, presending "Fences" at AAMLO. ($15-$30)

Winter Wonderland with WOBO - Wednesday, December 4, 6pm. Enjoy food, drinks, and music at the New Parish all while supporting the work of WOBO to increase walkability, bikeability, and general livability in Oakjland.

JLS lights up for the holidays - Friday, December 6, 5-7:30pm. Lighting of the 55' tree, holiday musical entertainment, live reindeer, tap dancing trees, costumed characters, and more! The tree lighting will take place at 7:15. (free)

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