Mar 09 2016

2016 Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival



The Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival is coming back for Year 3! Woo! On Sunday, March 13th from 2:30pm to 5:00pm at the Market Building at Jack London Square,@eat Boston, Bison Organic Beer and Oakland Grown present the third annual Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival as a fundraiser for Oakland Grown. You can tell your pals about the event by inviting them or RSVPing here! Tickets go on sale RIGHT HERE on February 11th at 10AM! In the meantime, sign up on the email list to be the first to hear about any upcoming details.

The Bacon

alaMar, Bacon Bacon, Bellanico, Ben & Nicks, Calavera, Casa Cubana, Chickpea Chick, Chop Bar, Farm Burger, Fist of Flour Pizza Co, Grease Box, Kainbigan, Keena’s Kitchen, Lungomare, Marc 49 Restaurant, Memphis Minnie’s, Miss Arepita, Mo’Shroom Edible Productions, Nora Cocina Espanola, Plank, Prickly Pig Pork, Sugar in a Rush, Sweet Bar Bakery, Sweet Milalani, Tart Bakery

The Beer

Ale Industries, Almanac, Altamont Beer Works, Bison Organic Beer, Calicraft, Cleophus Quealy, Crooked City Cider, Diving Dog, Drakes Brewing, Eel River, Hermitage Brewing, Highwater Brewing, Iron Springs, Lagunitas, Magnolia Gastropub and Brewery, Mendocino Brewing Co, Merit Cider, New Belgium, Pacific Coast Brewery, Sierra Nevada, Speakeasy Ales and Lagers, Trumer Pils, Uncommon Brewers, William Tell Craft Hard Ciders by Cider Brothers

Details subject to change. This is a 21+ event.

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Feb 24 2016

Foodie Friday at Rosenblum Tasting Room

Foodie Friday at Rosenblum Tasting Room

Come for the wine stay for the food! Fridays at the Rosenblum Tasting room now features 25% off food items. Check out the new items on the Rosenblum snack menu. Create your own cheese and meat platter, indulge in our decadent chocolate selection, try mustards and new rosemary crostini! Create your own Wine and Food pairing and save money too! All day Friday!

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Feb 10 2016


Tall Ships Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority

Two regular tall ship visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area will spend seven weeks and three days in four ports hosting school children and the public for tours and excursions. Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, both U.S. Coast Guard-inspected passenger vessels, will stop in Oakland, Antioch, Redwood City, and Sausalito. In each port, the ships will open for walk-on tours and offer public sailings, including the popular two-ship Battle Sails. Here’s the dates for each port:

Oakland (Jack London Square): February 20-29.
Antioch (City Marina): March 2-9.
Redwood City (Port of Redwood City): March 12-23.
Sausalito (Bay Model): March 25 to April 11.

The three-hour Battle Sails feature close-quarters maneuvers with real cannon firing real gunpowder, but no cannon balls. Guests are encouraged to help operate the ship and verbally taunt the adversaries. Tickets are $75 adults, $67 seniors, students, and active military, $39 children 12/under. Most Battle Sails are scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The ships will also offer two-hour Adventure Sails, which also feature a chance for guests to help raise a sail or take the helm of a real tall ship, conditions permitting. Tickets are $47 adults, $39 children 12/under. Most Adventure Sails are scheduled at 11 a.m. Sundays.

Purchase all tickets online or call 800-200-5239. No reservations are required for the walk-on tours, which are usually scheduled for 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. For a detailed schedule of tours and sailings, view thePublic Sail Schedule.

Both ships are booking specially priced one-hour and three-hour educational programs for elementary school students and home-school groups during the week. For information, call 800-200-5239.

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Jan 21 2016

The Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy Showcase & Free Pizza

It’s the third Thursday, and that only means one thing: The Smart Culture Show is back at the 3rd St. Warehouse.

What is the Smart Culture Show? It’s an art themed comedy show held in a warehouse space in the Jack London section of Oakland. Each month, they bring you some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, who will not only tell you jokes, but hilariously dissect the theme at hand.

The Smart Culture Show

Admission is free, and so is the pizza!

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Jan 07 2016

Oakland Restaurant Week

Oakland Restaurant Week

Oakland Restaurant Week is YOUR opportunity to experience the trendy culinary scene everyone is talking about. For 10 days (January 14—24, 2016), the following restaurants will offer special prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus at $20, $30, $40, and $50 price points. That’s two weekends of awesome deals to feed your inner foodie.

Oakland Restaurant Week is in its sixth year and we are proud to have American Express be our presenting sponsor. American Express’ support has elevated Oakland Restaurant Week to the next level.

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