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Friday, June 22

Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland
Friday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Montclair Village
Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland

The Village sidewalks come alive with fine art and crafts for a juried festival. Stroll along Mountain Blvd., La Salle Ave. and Antioch Court as part of the Pacific Arts Festival. 2018 Pacific Fine Arts Festival June 22-24, 2018 – Friday/Saturday | 10 am to ...

Free Lunchtime Concert: Zydeco Flames | Oakland
Friday, June 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: Zydeco Flames | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station from June 6th to August 29th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz ...

Rooftop Garden Concert: 10 Pc Variety Dance Band | Oakland
Friday, June 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: 10 Pc Variety Dance Band | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s roof garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

The Summer Season of Friday Nights @ OMCA is back! That means the gardens are open for picnics, live music outside is back, gallery hours are open until 10 pm, and the Off the Grid food truck market expands onto Oak Street. Enjoy half-price admission, …

Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, June 22 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (May to October). Visitors will learn about the Port, its operations and economic impact on the region. Harbor tours provide a unique vantage point because marine terminals are closed to the public. The excursions are a great way to ...

“Dancing Under the Stars”: Bollywood Night | Jack London Square
Friday, June 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
"Dancing Under the Stars": Bollywood Night | Jack London Square

From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and dancing under the stars. Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. 2018 Dancing Under The Stars Fridays, Summer 2018 | 7:30 pm Jack ...

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland

6/22 Lineup:
Variety performer this week is Katerina Countiss.
Comics will include:

Shelbi Evans
Trish Pandya
Haley Bentham Archdeacon
Michael Alveranga

Saturday, June 23

Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Montclair Village
Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland

The Village sidewalks come alive with fine art and crafts for a juried festival. Stroll along Mountain Blvd., La Salle Ave. and Antioch Court as part of the Pacific Arts Festival. 2018 Pacific Fine Arts Festival June 22-24, 2018 – Friday/Saturday | 10 am to ...

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

Old Oakland Tour: This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored brick commercial buildings now house offices, galleries and eateries. The historic district is a visible reminder of Oakland’s designation in 1869 as the Western Terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad. Tour begins at ...

Pride Celebration: Drag Queen & King Story Hour & Book Giveaway | Oakland
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dimond Park Recreation Center
Pride Celebration: Drag Queen & King Story Hour & Book Giveaway | Oakland

Celebrate Pride weekend at the Oakland’s Drag Queen and King Story Hour, with face painting, lawn games, craft and science projects, a book giveaway and more.
Pride Celebration: Drag Queen & King Story Hour & Book Giveaway
Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 10 am to 1 pm
Dimond Park, 3860 …

1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boating Center
1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt

Join the 1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland, presented by a passionate and talented team of organizers who have a love for producing large, free, public events in the City of Oakland.
Many of the Oakland natives who grew up in Oakland, attended Oakland schools, and want …

Win Tix: Hubba Hubba Revue’s Uptown Cabaret | The Uptown Nightclub
Saturday, June 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Uptown Nightclub

Burlesque, live music & more. Hubba Hubba Revue heats up your Saturday night with tantalizing striptease, snazzy cocktails & the skanktastic, NorCal sounds of musical guests, The Tahoes. A mix of irreverent comedy, classic striptease and circus and variety act, the Hubba Hubba Revue is a …

Sunday, June 24

Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Montclair Village
Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | Oakland

The Village sidewalks come alive with fine art and crafts for a juried festival. Stroll along Mountain Blvd., La Salle Ave. and Antioch Court as part of the Pacific Arts Festival. 2018 Pacific Fine Arts Festival June 22-24, 2018 – Friday/Saturday | 10 am to ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, June 24 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

Frances Wilson, The Field Kitchen

Frances Wilson can’t remember a time when her life did not revolve around food, first learning to cook as a child with her mother, and then professionally as both a chef and a teacher. Her career began when she trained as …

Win Tix: Short Film Festival: “I Hella Love Shorts” | Oakland
Sunday, June 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Includes glass of wine, popcorn and entry fee
| The Flight Deck

I Hella Love Shorts (IHLS) is a quarterly short films festival designed to promote independent films that reflect the rich and diverse experiences within the Bay Area and across the globe, support and showcase emerging/established film-makers, and provide a fun and entertaining short film experience …

Monday, June 25

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, June 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
| Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...

Win Tix: Premier Scottish Indie- Pop Band: Belle and Sebastian | Fox Theater
Monday, June 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater

Based in Glasgow, Scotland, Belle and Sebastian released their first two albums in 1996 at the peak of the chamber pop movement. Led by Stuart Murdoch, the band has released 9 albums to date. They have re-invented the pop festival, signed to a tiny independent label but …

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, June 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

6/25 lineups:

Sarah Cooper (The Cooper Review)
Matt Curry (SJ Improv)
Brooke Heinichen (Jokelandish)
Wonder Dave (Tourette’s Without Regrets)

Tuesday, June 26

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, June 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...

Wednesday, June 27

Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown
Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown

Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to the history of both California and the Bay Area. Stroll along sidewalk markets filled with fresh fish as well as exotic fruits and vegetables. View changing displays in the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. in ...

Drinkering & Tinkering Happy Hour | Oakland
Wednesday, June 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Drinks are not.
| Drake's Dealership
Drinkering & Tinkering Happy Hour | Oakland

Join Chabot Space and Science Center at Drake’s Dealership in Oakland every 4th Wednesday of the month for a tinkering and drinkering happy hour. Bring a friend, grab a beer, and start making stuff. They will bring the tools and technology for you to explore, ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, June 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase taking place under the stars in the outdoor patio, in the heart of downtown Oakland, at The Uptown. Dress warmly; they’ve got a couple of patio heaters to help keep you toasty. Each week features some of ...

Thursday, June 28

Win Tix: Paramount Movie Classics: Independence Day | Paramount Theatre
Thursday, June 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Paramount Theatre

When utterly repulsive aliens invade Earth and commence annihilating entire cities, the President of the United States (Bill Pullman), a dysfunctional scientist (Jeff Goldblum), an alcoholic cropduster (Randy Quaid), and a swaggering young fighter pilot (Will Smith) must overcome their differences and unite to save …

Friday, June 29

Rooftop Garden Concert: Soul & Funk Band | Oakland
Friday, June 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Soul & Funk Band | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s roof garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...