December brings a flurry of local events and venues to close out 2019. From farmers’ markets to live jazz, Sunday brunch to wreath making, we’ve rounded up a few activities around Oakland to get on your calendar this month:
December 1, 8, 15, 22, Jack London Square Farmers Market. With more than 40 vendors, the market offers fresh produce, crafts and more, all on the beautiful Jack London Square waterfront.
December 1, 15, 22, The Buck. The Buck is held from 11am-4pm on select Sundays alongside the Jack London Square Farmer’s Market.
December 3, Holiday Wreath Making. In this workshop at Standard Parts Studios, you’ll learn the history of the wreath, holiday plant knowledge, and then dive into how to make an intentional wreath.
December 5, Late Night at No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man. Stay up late and marvel at the spectacular artworks from one of the most widely-celebrated cultural events in the world.
December 6, Celebrate Oakland. Oakland First Fridays is celebrating native Oakland roots.
December 7, Lighted Yacht Parade. Join the fun along the Oakland Waterfront as the 43rd annual Lighted Yacht Parade brings communities together to celebrate the season and the history of the waterfront.
December 7, Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre. Shake up your date night, party night, or girls-night-out with an interactive murder mystery dinner show at the Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square.
December 7, Oakland A’s Pitcher Liam Hendriks. Join Oakland A’s pitcher Liam Hendriks and the East Bay Animal PAC at the A’s office to discuss animal protection.
December 8, TITLE Boxing Club Oakland Pop Up Workout. Join the first TITLE Boxing Club Oakland pop up workout class with CUESA! Get a glimpse of classes coming soon to Jack London in January.
December 12, Amazonians. This woman-fronted comedy show features bold comedians ready to make you laugh at Crooked City Cider Tap House.
December 13, Friday Night Free Live Jazz @ Original Pattern Brewing Co. Free live jazz and great beer to start your weekend off right? Yes please.
December 14, Second Saturday at Jack London Square. Every second Saturday from 11am-5pm featuring over 50 vendors, live entertainment and food, this feels like a neighborhood block party.
December 22, Sunday Brunch on the Water. Rediscover Sunday brunch at Eve’s Waterfront. Enjoy Creme Brûlée French Toast, bottomless mimosas in multiple flavors and so much more.
December 23, Sophie B. Hawkins Live at Yoshi’s. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins performs her classic hits and new music in concert with a limited pre-show meet and greet.
December 28, On The Real Side: Funk, Soul, Disco On Vinyl! Elbo Room Jack London is hosting the finest, heaviest, grooviest 60s-80s soul, funk, disco, and boogie exclusively on vinyl all night long.
December 31, 2020 New Year’s Eve Party. Experience music, panoramic waterfront views, a champagne toast and midnight and more at Eve’s!
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