Avariety of events coming up, and more opportunities to shop local.
Oakland Local Holiday Party - Wednesday, December 7, 6pm. Come celebrate another year of local news coverage and community building with Oakland Local.
Oakland Grown benefit at Farley's - Thursday, December 8, 5-9pm. Oakland Grown is the non-profit of the month at Farley's East. Thursday during happy hour, 20% of proceeds go to OG.
Oakland Heritage Alliance Membership Meeting - Thursday, December 8, 7-9pm. OHA meeting includes board member election; slideshow will highlight our 2011 events, feature past preservation efforts, and preview exciting 2012 activities! Followed by reception. ($10 donation)
Oakland Urban Paths Walk and Shop - Saturday, December 10, 10am-1pm. Explore urban paths between Lakeshore and Piedmont Avenue, and do a little local holiday shopping. (free)
Oakland Youth Chorus holiday concert - Saturday, December 10, 6-8pm. Holiday concert by the Oakland Youth Chorus at First Presbyterian Church, Oakland. ($10-$25)
holiday shopping events:
Old Oakland: Popup Hood - Saturday, December 9, noon-9pm. Grand opening celebration of the Popup Hood in Old Oakland. (website)
Rockridge: Holiday Jazz and Wine Stroll - Friday, December 9, 5-8pm. Music, food and drink, local merchants. (website)
Northgate/Uptown: Indie Artisan Holiday Faire - Saturday, December 10, 12-5pm. 25+ local craft and food artisans. At the New Commodity warehouse.
Eastlake/Cleveland Heights: Christmas Past Vintage Finds, Handmade Gifts & Art - Sunday, December 11, 12-6pm. (website)
Lakeshore: Holiday Fun - Friday, December 16, 5-7pm. Saturday, December 17, 3-5pm. Merchant specials, Santa visits, free carriage rides, and more. (website)
Looking further ahead:
Use Your Money Uptown Crawl - December 16-18. Opening December 16, 7-10pm.