Thursday, December 2, 2010

Oakland/Berkeley Weekend Events

There is a lot going on this weekend starting a little bit early (Tonight). Go out and get your weekend on!

Thursday: (Dec 2nd)
Shop and Support to benefit Peoples Grocery

"Join us Thursday, December 2nd, for a fun-filled night eating great food from local farms, shopping from Bay Area merchants and artisans and supporting our efforts to improve the food system in Oakland and beyond.

Along with delicious light fare from Summer Kitchen and wine tastings from Vintage Berkeley, artisans and merchants will be donating 10% of their sales for the evening to People's Grocery.

We''l have jams from Blue Chair Fruit, books from Mrs. Dalloway's and much more. See the full list of participants at"

@ Vintage Berkeley
2949 College Ave. Berkeley, CA

Friday: (Dec. 3rd)
Holidayland Gift Sale and Art Opening
(info in my last post)

Professor Squirrel Shop & The Compound Gallery
1167 65th st.
Oakland, CA

Saturday: (Dec. 4th)
Benefit concert for Oakland Public Schools
with Winnie Byrd and Chairman Wow
7 pm
@ the [1] Yoga Studio
1540A 62nd St
Emeryville, CA

$10-20 suggested donation
100% goes to OUSD
Facebook invite page

Sunday: (Dec 5th)
*Pop-up Pot Luck!
This will be a two-part event. Join Rock Paper Scissors Collective for a pot luck from 1-2pm, then stick around for a workshop on making pop-up cards from 2-4pm. You will learn a few basic folds and techniques that you can apply to cards, books, zines... anything you'd like. No experience required, and children over 10 are absolutely welcome.

The potluck is a free event, and if you decide to stick around for the class at 2pm it will be $10-$15 sliding scale.

Sign up here:
And tell your friends!

@ Rock Paper Scissors Collective
2278 Telegraph Ave. @23rd St
Oakland, CA

*Winter Craft, Bake and Plant Sale!
Come find holiday treasures at The Bikery’s
next seasonal Craft, Plant and Delicious yummy treats sale!
@ The Bikery
2289 International Blvd. Oakland
Facebook invite page

"This season's sale includes marvelous crafts and edibles by talented local artists of color (and allies!), and your purchase of any of our winter plants will go to support the SOL internship program!
Celebrate winter with:

*Banteay Srei youth- holiday cards, earrings, & treats
*Cassandra Flores- bikey crafty goodness
*Charley- homesewn lil’ bags of wonder
* Inés Pues- fierce and fabulous jewelry & art
*Engaged Enthusiast- crochet & succulents
*Eugene Kang- silkscreened goodies
*Mike's Chocolate Delights- cupcakes, cookies & truffles!
*Olivia Levens-Holden- prints, cards and charicatures
*P-$crilla- cheesecake and natural products home-made w/ locally grown herbs: recycled candles, soap, bath salts, salves & eyepillows
*SOL- medicinal & edible plants 4 the rainy season, grown next door!
*Too Sexy for 501 c 3- sexy shirts of subversion
...and more!!!

Come get appreciated with free coffee, tea and raffle prize drawings to celebrate your being part of The Bikery community this year, we are so grateful for your support! Everyone gets a little prize…"

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