Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Oakland Events - December 7th - December 13th

This week is packed full of AWESOME Oakland offerings. So without further ado....

Wednesday Dec 7th - Which Holiday party are you going to attend? Tough choice.....
Oaklandish Holiday Party at the New Parish

Oakland Local Holiday Party at TechLiminal 

Thursday Dec 8th -
Whole Foods Holiday Soiree - Over 15 vendors sampling and live Nutcracker music. RSVP HERE, no worries though if you don't

A Holiday Fluxtastic Celebration with your favorite local Big Art Instigators - Space Cowboys DJs, cheapish and definitely delicious cocktails, cool art, cool space.... I'm sold.

Oakland 1946 General Strike Documentary - In 1946, Oakland had a citywide General Strike, initiated by the mostly-women retail clerks. Learn more

Friday Dec 9th - 
Awesome Underground Oakland Hip Hop Show

Saturday Dec 10th - 
Rosenblum Cellars Holiday Party - $10 includes extensive tasting and delicious snacks!

Mercury 20 Gallery Artist Reception - 4-7pm, artist talk at 5pm

American Steel 2-Day Diamonds in the Rough Exhibition and Party - sounds really cool!

Sunday Dec 11th - 
See Sat for continuing American Steel Event

Christmas Jazz Festival and Reception @ Cathedral of Christ the Light - I'm not religious, but you don't gotta be to enjoy the beautiful music bouncing off the walls of this crazy space. Check out their other Christmasie events, such as boys and girls choirs HERE.

Monday Dec 12th - 
West Coast Port Shutdown. Follow your favorite Occupy Twitterer for more info

Legacies of People Power - An event to help celebrate the Ella Baker Center's 15 year Anniversary. $5-15 sliding scale.

Wednesday Dec 15th - 
Alameda Food Bank Drive with Congresswoman Barbra Lee. Can't promise she'll be there, but she is sponsoring it along with Assemblymember SandrĂ© Swanson, Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, Peralta Trustee Abel Guillen, and EBMUD Director Andy Katz.

Have a great week and don't forget to follow me here and on Twitter!