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Thursday, July 29

Oakland “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)
Oakland "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Friday, July 30

Oakland “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)
Oakland "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Comedy Oakland Live
Friday, July 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*General Admission: USD 20.00
| The Washington Inn
Comedy Oakland Live
Winner of 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 “Best Place for Comedy” – East Bay Express Reader’s Poll, Comedy Oakland is back live again!
Caribbean Island Takeover Soca Fete (Oakland)
Friday, July 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $40*
*General admission to Island Takeover Soca Fete
| New Karibbean City
Caribbean Island Takeover Soca Fete (Oakland)
An exhilarating Caribbean Fete experience featuring the award winning headliners Nailah Blackman and Mr. Killa with an all-star dj lineup! Oakland California is about to experience “Island Takeover: A Soca Fete” featuring performances by two of the Caribbean’s hottest entertainers Nailah Blackman and Mr. Killa! It’s a ...

Saturday, July 31

Oakland “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)
Oakland "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Permaculturist “Seed Saving” Class (Oakland)
Saturday, July 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | César E. Chávez Branch (Oakland Library)
Learn how to prepare your plants for seed collecting, the process of collecting, and how to store dried seeds. The class will be presented by Permaculturist Maria del Carmen Cortéz in English and Spanish. To register, please e-mail pvillasenor@oaklandlibrary.org or jrockwell@oaklandlibrary.org Maria del Carmen Cortéz is a ...
LaborFest: Walking Tour 75th Anniv. of Oakland’s General Strike
Saturday, July 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Latham Square
LaborFest: Walking Tour 75th Anniv. of Oakland's General Strike
This year is the 75th anniversary of the Oakland General Strike. This walk will revisit the sites of Oakland’s “Work Holiday” that spontaneously began with rank-and-file solidarity with the striking, mostly women retail clerks at Kahn’s and Hastings department stores, where picket lines were broken ...
Karl Evangelista’s Apura with Special Guest Andrew Cyrille (US Premiere)
Saturday, July 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $11*
*I can offer a discount code for Funcheap Readers (see below)
| Oaktown Jazz Workshops
Karl Evangelista's Apura with Special Guest Andrew Cyrille (US Premiere)
Filipino-American guitarist/composer Karl Evangelista presents Apura (Tagalog for Very Urgent), a thrilling new work meant to explore the relationship between jazz-based musical improvisation and social transformation in an era of worldwide political upheaval. Cover for this event is $10 student/$15 general. FUNCHEAP PROMO CODE – I can ...
Comedy Oakland Live
Saturday, July 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*General Admission: USD 20.00
| The Washington Inn
Comedy Oakland Live
Winner of 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 “Best Place for Comedy” – East Bay Express Reader’s Poll, Comedy Oakland is back live again!

Sunday, August 1

Oakland Sunday Night “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktails
Oakland Sunday Night "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktails

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Strangeways Friends Market IV (Oakland)
Sunday, August 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*$3 suggested donation
| 7th West
Strangeways Friends Market IV (Oakland)
Strangeways Magazine presents: Friends Market 4!! Come enjoy the sun at our outdoor day market! Meet new friends, support local creatives, and enjoy curated goods! There will be music Food Handmade jewelry Juices Vegan icecream Vintage goods Local Merchandise Plants and bouqutes!! This is an inclusive and family-friendly market! Dogs are also ok! Come enjoy the fun!
Free Shakespeare in the Park “The Tempest” (Oakland)
Sunday, August 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park "The Tempest" (Oakland)
Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park, in partnership with the Greater Vallejo Recreation District, presents The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, directed by Cathryn Muzaffar. Performances will be held at 4 PM at the Hanns Park Amphitheater in Vallejo on July 24 and 25, Susana Street Park ...

Thursday, August 5

Craft Comedy Outdoors: “Best of the East Bay” (Oakland)
Craft Comedy Outdoors: "Best of the East Bay" (Oakland)

Don’t miss the show the East Bay Express called “The best comedy show in the East Bay.” See comics from Conan, Late Night, Sketchfest, Punchline and Comedy Central. Award winning beer from Federation Brewing and food from local vendors. Tickets and tables are limited. Craft ...