Home » Archive by Category

East Bay

Tuesday, September 16

English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Morris Dance Practice Hall
English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley

Feeling a little sluggish? Need to get that blood pumping? Secretly enjoy live fiddle and accordion music? Come join the basics of Morris dancing at the annual free workshop series in Berkeley starting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and continuing for four weeks (with a one-week break ...

Wednesday, September 17

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, September 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Awaken Cafe
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...

Bangers & Grass Bluegrass All-Stars | Albany Music in the Park
Wednesday, September 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
Bangers & Grass Bluegrass All-Stars | Albany Music in the Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket, family and friends because it’s Music in the Park time again in Albany’s grassy Memorial Park. The 2014 concert series will be the 11th season of providing free concerts every Wednesday night in September. Don’t forget your dancing shoes. ...

Win Tix: OKCupid Founder Talk: Dating, Data & Human Nature | Oakland
Wednesday, September 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $25
| Impact Hub Oakland
OKCupid Founder Talk: Dating, Data & Human Nature | Oakland

Christian Rudder, co-founder of OkCupid and author of Dataclysm will be in conversation with Sam Yagan, co-founder of OkCupid and CEO of Match.com.
Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us stuff we don’t need. OkCupid co-founder, …

Sustainable Food & Farming Pop-Up Short Film Fest | Berkeley
Wednesday, September 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted
| La Peña Cultural Center
Sustainable Food & Farming Pop-Up Short Film Fest | Berkeley

Watch Short Films on Sustainable Food and Farming with Food First and Anna Lappé at the La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
From oregano farmers in Mexico to seed savers in Canada, beekeepers protecting our food supply to a new generation of …

The Adult Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland
Wednesday, September 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Feelmore510
The Adult Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland

Feelmore Adult Gallery in Oakland opens its door for live comedy once a month on the third Wednesday (most of the time). The Adult Comedy Shop is a quality show that features working comedians that are Bay Area favorites. This is not an open mic.

Thursday, September 18

“Lettuce Turnip the Beet”: Workshops, DJs & Artisan Market | Emeryville
Thursday, September 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a nominal materials fee might be charged by DIY workshop teachers.
| Public Market (Emeryville)

“Lettuce Turnip The Beet”
Lose last month’s beer belly with the help of DISPLAY and InShape City. Learn more about health and wellness and discover the best in health.

Twilight by the Lake: Live Ragtime Swing & Free Snacks | Oakland
Thursday, September 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cathedral of Christ the Light
Twilight by the Lake: Live Ragtime Swing & Free Snacks | Oakland

Back by popular demand, Vocal-ease and The Boogie Men, a band that entertains fans with a variety of musical styles ranging from Ragtime and Swing to Boogie Woogie, classic Rock ‘n Roll, Doo-Wop, and Motown, will again perform at the Cathedral and promise to have …

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, September 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur in 2012 by the East ...

Friday, September 19

Free 3rd Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Friday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
Free 3rd Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks

East Bay Regional Park District is celebrating its 80th birthday by offering Free 3rd Fridays in the parks. From April to December in 2014, fees will be waived for a variety of park services, every third Friday of each month. The Park District operates 65 parks, covering ...

Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland
Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland

The Bicycle Art Salon is a discussion group on the subject(s) of art, film, music, bicycles and more, at the home and studio of Slimm Buick every third Friday, except for July and November. Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to bicycleartsalon@gmail.com ...

East Bay Burner Social | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Radiance Oak
East Bay Burner Social | Oakland

East Bay Burners are a group of Burning Man devotees who all live around the East Bay and get together monthly to talk, exchange ideas, teach, learn and have fun. The East Bay Burner Social takes place on the third Friday of the month and ...

Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+
| Bench And Bar
Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland

On September 19th, they kick off Folsom St. Fair weekend with a carnal array of burlesque, drag, live music, dance and circus performance featuring incredible performances by Magnoliah Black, Little Karma Bomb, La Chica Boom, Eva Rose, Fever Blister, Vixen Noir, Snatch Adams, Caramel Knowledge, and Dante DeMoan. Hosted …

Win Tix: Singin’ & Pingin’: Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Uptown Oakland
Singin' & Pingin': Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | Oakland

The San Francisco sensation returns to Oakland for the second time. On the big main stage is DJ Purple in his signature golden jumpsuit, blowing on his signature saxophone, alongside you — on the mic. On the dance floor, along with dancing, there’ll be two …

Free A’s Post-Game Star Wars Fireworks Show | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 9:35 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Star Wars Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game ends, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Saturday, September 20

Oakland Chinatown: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2014
Oakland Chinatown: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2014

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches, and high-rises. Oakland Chinatown Tour: Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to ...

Give & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland
Saturday, September 20 – 11:15 am | Cost: FREE | Lakeview Branch Library
Give & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland

Come swap out your kids’ gently-used clothing, books, and toys for others that are new to you. Please bring only items that are clean, in good condition, and appropriate for children. The swap takes place from 11:15 am to noon every third Saturday of the ...

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, September 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists.

Sunday, September 21

Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley
Sunday, September 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley

Sundays on Telegraph closes Telegraph Avenue to cars between Durant Avenue and Dwight Way, and opens it to restaurant seating, music, street vendors, and more from noon to 5 pm, July 13 to September 21, 2014. Come enjoy the beautiful weather, food, crafts, and everything else that Telegraph ...

Free Comedy Showcase at The Ivy Room | Albany
Sunday, September 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ivy Room
Free Comedy Showcase at The Ivy Room | Albany

The Ivy Room in Albany presents a free comedy showcase featuring stand up comedians around the Bay Area, a swanky renovated atmosphere, and a full bar with $3 beers and other drink specials. The  comedy show takes place at 9 pm on the first and ...

Monday, September 22

“RAD” Recess League Dodgeball Night | Oakland

Come play the game you loved in middle school. For $5 bucks, you can drop in every Monday in September 2014 for two hours worth of coed adult dodgeball fun at the Claremont Middle School gym, right across the street from the Rockridge BART station. Mention Funcheap ...

Tuesday, September 23

English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Morris Dance Practice Hall
English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley

Feeling a little sluggish? Need to get that blood pumping? Secretly enjoy live fiddle and accordion music? Come join the basics of Morris dancing at the annual free workshop series in Berkeley starting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and continuing for four weeks (with a one-week break ...

Wednesday, September 24

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. Old Oakland Tour: This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored ...

Quinn DeVeaux & the Blue Beat Review | Albany Music In The Park
Wednesday, September 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
Quinn DeVeaux & the Blue Beat Review | Albany Music In The Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket, family and friends because it’s Music in the Park time again in Albany’s grassy Memorial Park. The 2014 concert series will be the 11th season of providing free concerts every Wednesday night in September. Don’t forget your dancing shoes. ...

Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland
Wednesday, September 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
| Spice Monkey Restaurant
Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland

Fourth Wednesday of the month means free improvised comedy in Oakland from The Senseless Bureau. The East Bay’s witty bunch of Senseless Bureaucrats will take your random suggestions and craft them into clever scenes to delight and amuse you. Watch the Senseless Bureau simultaneously write, ...