More than thirty artisans, local merchants, musicians, and chefs will be at the African Diaspora Bazaar and Crafts Fair. Featuring affordable art and crafts, diverse handmade goods, live music, great food, and a wide range of shopping options presented in a warm-spirited atmosphere reflecting the Bay Area’s great diversity. This is a rain or shine event that is wheelchair accessible.
Celebrate the Holiday Season with Jelly Belly, and mark your calendar for this annual event. Santa, puppet shows, and live music are all part of the fun. Watch us light our 40-foot Christmas tree, and have your photo taken with Santa Claus from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Island Cat Resources and Adoption will have holiday gifts, decorations, baked items, jewelry, cards, giftwrap, and more at prices well below retail (cash or checks only). Shoppers will be supporting ICRA's work with Alameda's homeless cats and kittens that needing spay and neutering services, medical care, and forever homes.
Alameda Elks Lodge Ballroom
2255 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda (map)
The event will feature numerous family activities, including lighting of a 70-foot White Fir tree at 6:30 p.m., photo opportunities with Santa Claus, live reindeer and a petting zoo, a snow play area for kids ages twelve and under, and live music, dance, and theater entertainment on two stages.
Brimming with music and dance, love and laughter, spectacular special effects and scary ghosts, it's no wonder the critics have called it "THE Christmas Carol to see in the Bay Area." Join the thousands who make this theatrical event a part of their annual holiday traditions.
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