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2017 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Jack London Square | Broadway and Embarcadero, Oakland, CA



2017 Bay Area Dance Week | April 21 – April 30

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The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017.

The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip hop, ballet, traditional hula, fire dance, Samba, modern, Chinese classical, belly dance, aerial dance, West African, contact improvisation, and more.

> Complete Schedule of 2017 Free Events

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Oakland Dance Festival | 2017 Bay Area Dance Week | April 21 – April 30

The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for one day of fabulous rhythm and fun.

2017 Oakland Dance Festival
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | Noon to 8 pm
Jack London Square, Oakland
FREE

The festival will showcase a dazzling array of dance genres including jazz, ballet, modern, hip-hop, folkloric dance and more. From little ones to professional adults, dancers of all ages will perform and celebrate the power of dance. In addition to performances, this event will feature workshops, master classes, and more.

The Oakland Dance Festival is presented by Dance-A-Vision.


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Bay Area Dance Week, Club / DJ, East Bay, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Theater & Performance
Address: Broadway and Embarcadero, Oakland, CA

Saturday, April 29, 2017

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*Free the entire day, bring your laptop to participate and officially register
All Day   Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 29  FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
All Day   2017 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma  FREE
10:00 am   2017 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade | Mission Dist.  FREE
10:00 am   2017 UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale | Berkeley  FREE
All Day   “BotBall” 2017 Robot Battle Tournament | Moffett Field  FREE
10:00 am   2017 Laney College Open House | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
All Day   2017 Indie Bookstore Day: Free Mimosas, Poetry & Beer | Green Apple Books  FREE
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10:00 am   An Epic “California Bookstore Day” Print Party | The Booksmith  FREE*
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All Day   Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park  FREE
All Day   Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma  FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
10:00 am   Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park  FREE
10:00 am   WWII In The Shadow Of Mt. Tam: Walking Tour | Sausalito  FREE
All Day   Treasure Island Flea: Mother’s Day Special | Saturday  $3
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*Free but an RSVP is required.
All Day   Independent Book Store Day: Books, Scavenger Hunts & Trail Hikes | SF  FREE
10:30 am   Anna & Lenore Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market  FREE
All Day   2017 Cesar E. Chavez Street Festival | Mission Dist.  FREE
All Day   Cesar Chavez Lowrider Parade | SF  FREE
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*Free but an RSVP is required.
11:00 am   12th Annual Maritime Day | Redwood City  FREE
11:00 am   “Dia De Los Ninos” Magic Show, Music & Movement Games | South SF  FREE
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11:45 am   San Francisco Ballet: Behind-the-Scenes Free Rehearsal | Opera House  FREE
12:00 pm   Dancing in the Park 2017: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park  FREE
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