Fall Fun (and lots of beer)
From: Oaklandish Events (oaklandish-listoaklandish.org)
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2009 10:40:11 -0700 (PDT)
O A K L A N D I S H   |   newsletter   |   September 26, 2009
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Rockridge Out and About, Oakland Unwrapped, Life is Living Festival and Graffiti Battle, Oaktoberfest, Pacific Coast Brewing Co. Block Party, Linden St. Brewery "Brats and Beer," the Oaklandish Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest, Scraper Bike Day, and the upcoming biannual Oaklandish Clearance Sale.
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ROCKRIDGE OUT AND ABOUT
Sunday, September 27, 11am-6pm
This street festival wraps up the summer with great live music, health forums, fashion shows, delicious food, local vendors, and more. Oaklandish will be holding it down at the corner of College and Chabot all day (at the Claremont Ave. end of the festival).
http://www.rockridgeoutandabout.com/about.html
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OAKLAND UNWRAPPED FULL MOON BUY NIGHT
Thursday, October 1st, 5:30-9:30pm
The Fall is coming soon, but festival season ain't over yet. Come down to Jack London Square for a night market featuring local merchants and artisans, live music, and ice-skating. (OK, maybe it's not summer anymore).
http://oaklandunwrapped.org/nightbazaar.html
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LIFE IS LIVING FESTIVAL and 3RD ANNUAL ESTRIA INVITATIONAL GRAFFITI BATTLE The 2009 Life is Living Festival and Graffiti Series includes several events to check out. Ode to the Spray Can Art Show: September 11th through October 9th at 1:AM SF Gallery Also at 1:AM Gallery: Don't Sweat the Technique - The Can Festival on Thursday, October 8th at 7:00pm Oakland Pecha Kucha Slideshow: Don't Sweat the Technique, Graffiti for Social Change: Friday, October 9th, 7pm 3rd Annual Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle: Saturday, October 10th, 11am-5pm at deFremery Park, 1651 Adeline St. Oakland
For more information go to:
http://www.estriabattle.com/
http://www.lifeisliving.org/core/life-is-living-abstract/
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OAKTOBERFEST in the Dimond
Saturday, October 10, 11am-6pm
Oakland's family-friendly craft beer festival. Biergarten, eco fair and kids' area, live music, good eats, German-style homebrew competition.
http://www.oaktoberfest.org/
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PACIFIC COAST BREWING CO. BLOCK PARTY
Friday, October 16th, 5-11pm
Washington St. between 9th and 10th in Old Oakland.
Oaklandish will be at this free event, celebrating the 21st anniversary of Pacific Coast Brewing Co. with live music and lots of beer! The party continues Saturday, October 17th with 1988 beer prices all day.
http://www.pacificcoastbrewing.com/
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LINDEN ST. BREWERY presents "BRATS & BEER"
Saturday, October 17th, noon-5pm
Linden St. Brewery (#8 Linden St. @ 3rd St.)
Join us at Linden Street Brewery for a great party co-sponsored by Rotary Club of Oakland, Van Every Construction, Oakland Events, and Oaklandish. All proceeds benefit BACS’ Thanksgiving holiday food basket distribution, and the Oakland Rotary Community Endowment. Come through to eat and drink for a cause! There is no cover charge, and this is a family-friendly event. There will be a free shuttle from West Oakland BART and valet bicycle parking. $10 for souvenir glass and two beer tickets, food priced per item. For more information, check out:
http://www.lindenbeer.com/
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OAKLANDISH HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST
Saturday, October 31st, 11am-5pm
Corner of Piedmont Ave. and Pleasant Valley (in front of Harmony Road Music School) We will be joining in the Piedmont Ave. Halloween parade and other festivities by holding a pumpkin carving contest. Bring your carved pumpkins to display on the corner. We will decorate the trees and parking lot outside of the Piedmont Piano Company with the pumpkins and judges will pick the winners. There will be two categories-the lil' kids up through third grade, and bigger kids from 4th-8th grade. Prizes will be announced soon, so stay tuned...
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SCRAPER BIKE DAY
Also on Halloween, 4pm
Fremont High School Campus
This event, put on by Original Scraper Bikes, one of the 2009 Oakland Innovators award winners, will feature live hip hop performances and will be followed by the annual Halloween Scraper Bike Ride.
http://www.scraperbikes.net
http://www.facebook.com/scraperbikeking
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OAKLANDISH CLEARANCE SALE
Starting Saturday, October 3rd, 9am-2pm
Grand Lake Famers' Market
The biannual Oaklandish Clearance Sale is coming up. Misprints, rarities, discontinued items, samples, and B-stock. One clearance t- shirt for $15, 2 for $20, and 3 for $25! Come through to the market! We'll have the clearance bins out at the Saturday Grand Lake farmers' market weekly from October 3 until it all sells out. The best finds get swooped up the first week!
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