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Monday, August 26

Win Tix: “Don’t Let Go” Sneak Preview Movie Night in Oakland | Regal Jack London
Monday, August 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Regal Jack London Stadium 9
Join us at a special private sneak preview screening of the new time-traveling thriller “Don’t Let Go.” Opens August 30, 2019. We’ll be giving away 25 pair of guaranteed tickets to this exclusive private screening. You must check in no later than 6:30 pm for guaranteed seating. ...
Nerd Nite: Algorithmic Art, Punishment & Gravity Waves | Oakland
Monday, August 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| Club 21
Nerd Nite: Algorithmic Art, Punishment & Gravity Waves | Oakland

On Monday August 26th see how art is created from math, learn what really works when punishing humans, and prospect the universe for gold using gravitational waves. Monthly

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, August 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

8/26 Josef Anolin (Punch Line) Allison Hooker (#HellaFunny) Hayley Beacon (Hourglass Comedy) Every Monday

Tuesday, August 27

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, August 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover

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, ...Monthly

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, August 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
| Copper Spoon Cocktails & Kitchen
"Town Business" Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday

SF may get most of the press, but Oakland has its own rich comedy scene, so “Town Business” is your weekly Tuesday showcase of some of the town’s best comics from around the Bay in a cool “Golden State Lounge” with comfy couches and a brick fireplace. Many comedians performing ...

Wednesday, August 28

Jack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours

The images of author Jack London will surround you as you tour the historic square and waterfront. Visit a turn-of-the-century wholesale produce district still in operation and see the USS Potomac, the restored yacht of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Tour begins at 10 am at ...

Free Lunchtime Concert: “Soul Mechanix” | Oakland
Wednesday, August 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, August 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

8/28 Lineup: Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Jonah Pawlick (Comedy Soup) Jesse Hett (SF Sketchfest) Liz Stone (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Dro Knows (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Geneva Rust Orta (SF Sketchfest, Rooster T Feathers Comedy Club) Josef Anolin (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Every Wednesday

Friday, August 30

Final Day: Live On The Square | Jack London Square
Friday, August 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Final Day: Live On The Square | Jack London Square

Jack London Square announced that after a successful 10 years, its popular Dancing Under the Stars summer dance series will expand to Live on the Square, a free festival featuring offering additional entertainment, food, and fun in addition to the weekly dance lessons. Live on the Square will ...

Saturday, August 31

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center

Turn-of-the-century landmarks alongside modern high-rises are the focus of this tour. Explore the upbeat style of the modern City Center Square and discover a thriving “there” there. Examine symbols of Oakland’s arrival as a modern 20th century metropolis: the Beaux Arts-style City hall and Rotunda ...

Hiero “Family Day In The Park” Free Festival | Oakland
Saturday, August 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | deFremery Park
Hiero "Family Day In The Park" Free Festival | Oakland
The Hiero Foundation Presents: Hiero Family Day in the Park, a free community event to be held at Defremery Park. It is open to all ages and will include a range of activities such as the Town Cup Skate Competition, a celebrity 3 on 3 ...

Sunday, September 1

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, September 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5*
* Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...Monthly

2019 Pan-African Festival in the Park | Oakland
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
2019 Pan-African Festival in the Park | Oakland
The Afrocentric Oakland Crew invites all citizens of the African Diaspora to Mosswood Park for the annual Pan African Family Reunion, a free day of sunshine in the park with a great variety of music, arts & crafts, dancing, and games for adults and kids alike. Through participation in a ...

Monday, September 2

Hiero Day 2019: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland
Monday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: $19.93*
*$19.93 General Admission; $199.93 VIP
| 3rd Street & MLK Jr. Street
Hiero Day 2019: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland
Rock out on your Labor Day holiday during the 8th Annual Hiero Day by celebrating at Hieroglyphics‘ Hip Hop Music Festival and Block Party in Oakland. Hiero Day, voted “Best Hip-Hop Festival of the East Bay”, is a one-day music festival combining community, local food, music, apparel, live art, ...
Win Tix: 8th Annual Hiero Day Music Block Party | Oakland
Monday, September 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN | 3rd Street & MLK Jr. Street
Hiero Day is back for its 8th annual celebration this Labor Day in Oakland, California. The Hip-Hop music block party that brings people from all over the Bay area together for one day of celebration is back and the best yet. > Get Tickets – $30.30 Hiero ...
2019 “Abbots Bromliad” Largest Antler Dance & Meadow Picnic | Oakland
Monday, September 2 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Joaquin Miller Park
2019 "Abbots Bromliad" Largest Antler Dance & Meadow Picnic | Oakland
Join the California Revels in a day of good music, dancing, and the largest celebration ever of the Abbots Bromley antler dance, The Abbots Bromliad. Every September on Wakes Monday, the dancers in Abbots Bromley, England take up the traditional horns for a legendary 16 kilometer ...
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

9/2 Neeraj Srinivasan (Portlandia) Ira Summer (Comedy Oakland) Jon Alcabes (Beef Curtains) Every Monday

Tuesday, September 3

First Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover
Tuesday, September 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Layover
First Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover

Every month, First Tuesdays Comedy brings you a lineup of comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and late night TV – for free. Throw in happy hour drink specials until show time, and you’ve got one fun night. Catch a lineup of great comedians from top clubs. ...Monthly

Wednesday, September 4

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens

A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in front of the Paramount ...

Oakland A’s $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 2019
Wednesday, September 4 – 7:07 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 2019

Make an impact in the community during every Wednesday A’s home game with Community Impact Wednesdays in section 322. Pick your price and all tickets proceeds benefit the Oakland A’s charitable arm, which takes an innovative and dynamic approach to support education, promote youth sports, ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, September 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 9/4: Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Ivy Vasquez (The Set Up) Walker Glenn (Savage Henry Comedy Festival) Jon Alcabes (Clickhole) Ronn Vigh (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Vincent Chuang (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Kaseem Bentley (Comedy Central) Rudy Ortiz (KNBR 680, Alice 97) Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 5

Oakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Mary Poppins Returns” | Jack London Square
Thursday, September 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Mary Poppins Returns" | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites every other Thursday evening on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. The movie will begin at sundown. Arrive early for pre-film festivities, good eats, and to save your spot. 2019 ...

Friday, September 6

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...Monthly

Rooftop Garden Concert: Funk/New Orleans Blues | Oakland
Friday, September 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, September 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly