Thursday, September 18, 2014

upcoming #Oakland events

Fun things going on this weekend in Oakland. Unfortunately for the drought, the rain will have stopped by then, so get out and enjoy Oakland!

Thursday - tonight

Oak Barrel Bash - the annual fund-raiser for Rebuilding Together Oakland, with wine, beer, food, auction, and more.


Park(ing) Day - enjoy some temporary (and a couple permanent) public spaces, where parking has been turned into space for people instead of cars.

Eat Real Festival - food, drinks, and fun all weekend at Jack London Square.

Portraits of a Modern World opening reception @ Blackball Universe


Creek to Bay Day - help clean up Oakland's creeks and parks, from the hills to the Bay. There are dozens of sites to volunteer at all over Oakland.

Eat Real Festival - food, drinks, and fun all weekend at Jack London Square.

The After Life opening reception @ Compound Gallery

Youth Public Safety Day - free event put on the the Oakland Black Officers Association, with food, fun, music, safety vehicles for touring, and more.


OMCA Bike Tours - tour downtown Oakland (or Alameda) by bike with the Oakland Museum.

NorCal Climate Rally - show your support for the world's leaders to act on climate change

Art in Nature - The Nature of Art - outdoor art festival at Redwood Regional Park.

Fired In Oakland: The History & Future Of California Ceramic Sculpture - Friends of the Oakland Art Murmur host a discussion, showing, and sale of ceramic sculpture. Food from Duende and wine from Cerruti Cellars.

Eat Real Festival - food, drinks, and fun all weekend at Jack London Square.

Further Ahead

Oakland Music Festival - Saturday, September 27.

Paws on the Square - Wednesday, October 1. A new dog-centric event at Jack London Square.

Chasing History: Observations / Explorations opening reception @ Transmission Gallery - Friday, October 3

Oaktoberfest in the Dimond - Saturday, October 4. Annual festival with beer, food, and family fun. This year's music includes legendary Oakland percussionist Pete Escovedo.

Bike Parade - Sunday, October 26. A bike parade and costume contest from Farley's East to Farley's on 65th, in partnership with WOBO.

Ongoing Art Shows

Amen @ Betti Ono Gallery - Betti Ono is celebrating four years with work from Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski, and writer, Carrie Y. T. Kholi (khoLi.)

Inhabiting Space @ Gray Loft Gallery

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