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February

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  • Jack London Square Hosts Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftan

    Jack London Square Hosts Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftan

    Jack London Square Waterfront

    Two regular tall ship visitors return to Oakland's Jack London Square next month. The topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain arrives Friday, February 6. The brig Lady Washington pulls into her berth Friday, February 20.

    The ships will also open for ticketed weekend excursions, including Battle Sails and Adventure Sails. Battle Sails feature cannon fire with real cannon and real gunpowder, but no cannon balls. Adventure Sails are family-oriented experiences with opportunities to raise a sail, learn a sea shanty, and take the helm of a real tall ship, conditions permitting. Ticket prices range from $39 to $75. For a detailed schedule, visit the Historical Seaport Public Sail Schedule. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 800.200.5239.

    Walk-on tours are self-guided opportunities to learn more about Lady Washington and her travels. A $3 donation per person is appreciated. No reservations are required.


  • Miette Cookie Decorating Class

    Miette Cookie Decorating Class

    Saturday, February 28  1:00pm until 4:00pm

    Miette Bakery, Jack London Square
    Learn the techniques for decorating sugar cookies with royal icing. Working with cookies from the Miette bakery, you will learn to make royal icing to the perfect consistency, tips for coloring your icing, how to making piping cones from parchment, and how to flood and add detail to your cookie. This workshop is instructed by Jeff Gosche, an expert on cookie and cake decorating and the designer of all the Miette-decorated cookies. Classes are $65 per person.

    To sign up please call the shop 510.663.1300 or visit our website www.miette.com


March

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  • Moonlight Paddle with California Canoe & Kayak

    Moonlight Paddle with California Canoe & Kayak

    March 5th

    California Canoe & Kayak
    Enjoy an evening of moonlight paddling on the Oakland estuary with California Canoe & Kayak. Everyone is invited to experience the calm waters and city lights on this leisure adventure that starts at sunset. For more information, visit www.calkayak.com

  • Pickin' on the Potomac with The Kathy Kallick Band

    Pickin' on the Potomac with The Kathy Kallick Band

    Thursday, March 12  7:30pm until 9:30pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac


    Have a stompin' good time with fantastic Bluegrass music. Concerts are in the intimate setting of the Presidents Saloon, dockside on board the Presidential Yacht Potomac. Tours available starting at 6:30, beer, wine and nibbles available. $25 per person all proceeds go to support our Educational Programs for East Bay children. For more information, visit: www.usspotomac.org or 510.627.1215 for information and reservations.

  • Jack Of All Trades

    Jack Of All Trades

    Saturday, March 14  11:00am until 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Jack of All Trades is a curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more brought together by the Treasure Island Flea. Free to the public, this eclectic market will feature one-of-a-kind items, live music and several free DIY workshops for all ages. The Jack of All Trades will take place on the second Saturday of each month. Visitors can bike, ferry or drive to Jack London Square. For additional information on Jack of All Trades, visit www.JackofAllTradesOakland.com.

  • 2015 Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival

    2015 Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival

    Sunday, March 15  2:30pm until 5:00pm

    At the Market Building
    The Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival is coming back for Year 2! On Sunday, March 15th from 2:30pm to 5:00pm at the Market Building at Jack London Square, @eat Boston, Bison Organic Beer and Oakland Grown present the second annual Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival as a fundraiser for Oakland Grown. You can tell your pals about the event by inviting them or RSVPing here!Tickets go on sale right here at 10 AM PST on February 18th. In the meantime, sign up on the email list to be the first to hear about any upcoming details.

    The Bacon

    Bacon Bacon, Bellanico, Bobby G's, Chop Bar, Chunky Pig, Dora's Donuts, Farm Burger, Fist of Flour Pizza Co, Flora, Forge Pizza, Grand Lake Kitchen, Grease Box, Haven / Plum, Hog's Apothecary, Kain'bigan, Marc 49 Restaurant, Memphis Minnie's, Miss Arepita, Mockingbird, Oaktown Jerk, Phatt Matt's BBQ, Plank, Prickly Pig Pork, Revival Bar and Kitchen, Sweet Bar Bakery, T-REX BBQ Restaurant & Bar, Tart Bakery, Tenderbelly Bacon, the Half Orange, The Pig and the Pickle, Thirsty Bear, Tina Tamale

    The Beer

    101 North, 21st Amendment, Ace Cider, Alaskan Brewing, Ale Industries, Anchor Brewing, Ballast Point, Bison, Blue Moon, Calicraft, Crooked City Cider, Deschutes, Eel River, Gordon Biersh, Green Flash, Heretic, Karl Strauss Brewery, Lagunitas, Lakefront, Linden Street, Magnolia, New Belgium, Ommegang, Pyramid Brewing Co, Rogue, Strongbow Cider, Thirsty Bear Brewing Co., Uncommon Brewers

    Details subject to change. This is a 21+ event.

  • Drag Me To Bingo

    Drag Me To Bingo

    Thursday March 19, 7:00pm Thursday April 23, 7:00pm

    In the 55 Harrison Building, Please use the entrance across from Bocanova.

    Join The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc. ® for the first-ever Drag Me to Bingo series on the Oakland waterfront! This evening will feature fabulous bingo fun, sassy diva entertainers, theatrical drag performances and games galore! From shimmering baubles to sparkling tiaras, a dazzling mix of bingo prizes will be up for grabs including delectable dinners, divine wine tastings and more. Members of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc. ® will call numbers throughout the night with fun entertainment in between bingo games.

    Lungomare light eats and beer from Bison Organic Beer, Drake's Brewing and Pyramid Alehouse will be available for purchase. Admission is $10 and includes five bingo cards ($1 for each additional bingo card). All proceeds benefit the charities of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc. ® Drag Me to Bingo will take place in the 55 Harrison building, please use the entrance across from Bocanova. Enjoy an early dinner at one of Jack London Square's restaurants and show your same day receipt to receive three additional bingo cards free.

    $10 ADMISSION
    Includes 5 game cards (Each additional bingo card - $1). Proceeds to benefit the charities of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc®. Buy tickets at the door or buy in advance on EventBrite.

    SUR"PRIZES"
    Sensational prizes — from shimmering baubles and sparkling tiaras to delectable dinners and divine wine tastings.

    FAB FOOD + DRINK
    Lungomare light eats and beer available for purchase. Make reservations at your favorite Jack London Square restaurants and bring your same day receipt from any Jack London London Square restaurant to receive 3 additional bingo cards.

     

     



April

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  • Moonlight Paddle with California Canoe & Kayak

    Moonlight Paddle with California Canoe & Kayak

    Saturday, April 4th

    California Canoe & Kayak
    Enjoy an evening of moonlight paddling on the Oakland estuary with California Canoe & Kayak. Everyone is invited to experience the calm waters and city lights on this leisure adventure that starts at sunset. For more information, visit www.calkayak.com

  • Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show

    Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show

    Thursday, April 9  10:00am until 6:00pm
    Friday, April 10  10:00am until 6:00pm
    Saturday, April 11  10:00am until 7:00pm
    Sunday, April 12  10:00am until Monday, February 23  5:00pm

    The 2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show cruises into Jack London Square with all things sailing for the only all-sailboat show on the West Coast. Sailboats of every size and budget will fill the grounds of Jack London Square, both in and out of the water, including sleek racers, family cruisers and luxury yachts. This four-day event will feature hundreds of the latest boats, gear, accessories, over one hundred free seminars, interactive activities for young aspiring sailors and more. From newbies to serious sailors, Strictly Sail Pacific is the place for people to immerse themselves in the sailing lifestyle, talk to experts, participate in hands-on seminars, learn new techniques and skills and view the latest marine gear. For more information, visit: www.strictlysailpacific.com or call 401.289.2540

  • Jack Of All Trades

    Jack Of All Trades

    Saturday, April 11  11:00am until 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Jack of All Trades will fill Jack London Square with a curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antique dealers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more brought together by the Treasure Island Flea. Free to the public, this eclectic market will feature one-of-a-kind items, live music and several free DIY workshops for all ages. Jack of All Trades will take place on the second Saturday of each month. For additional information on Jack of All Trades, visit www.JackofAllTradesOakland.com.

  • Pickin' on the Potomac with Shepherd Canyon Band

    Pickin' on the Potomac with Shepherd Canyon Band

    Friday, April 17  7:30pm until 9:30pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Have a stompin' good time with fantastic Bluegrass music. Concerts are in the intimate setting of the Presidents Saloon, dockside on board the Presidential Yacht Potomac. Tours available starting at 6:30 PM. Beer, wine and nibbles available. $25 per person all proceeds go to support our Educational Programs for East Bay children. For information and to purchase tickets, visit: www.usspotomac.org or 510.627.1215

  • Drag Me To Bingo

    Drag Me To Bingo

    Thursday, April 23  7:00pm until 9:30pm

    In the 55 Harrison Building, Please use the entrance across from Bocanova.

    Join The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc. ® for the first-ever Drag Me to Bingo series on the Oakland waterfront! This evening will feature fabulous bingo fun, sassy diva entertainers, theatrical drag performances and games galore! From shimmering baubles to sparkling tiaras, a dazzling mix of bingo prizes will be up for grabs including delectable dinners, divine wine tastings and more. Members of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc. ® will call numbers throughout the night with fun entertainment in between bingo games.

    Lungomare light eats and beer from Bison Organic Beer, Drake's Brewing and Pyramid Alehouse will be available for purchase. Admission is $10 and includes five bingo cards ($1 for each additional bingo card). All proceeds benefit the charities of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc. ® Drag Me to Bingo will take place in the 55 Harrison building, please use the entrance across from Bocanova. Enjoy an early dinner at one of Jack London Square's restaurants and show your same day receipt to receive three additional bingo cards free.

    $10 ADMISSION
    Includes 5 game cards (Each additional bingo card - $1). Proceeds to benefit the charities of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc®. Buy tickets at the door or buy in advance on EventBrite.

    SUR"PRIZES"
    Sensational prizes — from shimmering baubles and sparkling tiaras to delectable dinners and divine wine tastings.

    FAB FOOD + DRINK
    Lungomare light eats and beer available for purchase. Make reservations at your favorite Jack London Square restaurants and bring your same day receipt from any Jack London London Square restaurant to receive 3 additional bingo cards.

     

     


  • Dance-A-Vision Oakland Dance Festival

    Dance-A-Vision Oakland Dance Festival

    Saturday, April 25  11:00am until 6:00pm

    Foot of Broadway
    Dance-A-Vision Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers, studios and teachers to Jack London Square for one day of fabulous rhythm and fun. This 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, lecture demonstrations and more. For more information, visit: www.dance-a-vision.weebly.com

  • Opening Day on the Bay

    Opening Day on the Bay

    Sunday, April 26  9:30am until 2:00pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Enjoy the Opening of Yachting Season on San Francisco Bay aboard the Presidential Yacht Potomac. Meet some notorious characters from SF Bay history. Lunch included. For information and to purchase tickets, visit:www.usspotomac.org or 510.627.1215

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