Turtle & Hare will showcase the work of textile and jewelry artists Jay Trolinger, Qiana Ellis, Diana O’Connor, and a special guest. The store will also be celebrating Plaid Friday with a rare 10 percent discount off selected items in the gallery.
Indie retailers participate in this event, offering discounts, gifts, and stocking stuffers, record swaps, gift cards, food, and a chance to meet Oakland makers, turning traditional Black Friday on its head. More than 45 shops in the Uptown, downtown, and Jack London districts will participate. Live music, a Santa's Village, professional gift wrapping, and more.
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.
In honor of Alan Blueford's birthday and the holiday season, community members are asked to bring gifts to give to the families of those who have lost loved ones. Toys, canned food, and money appreciated.
After Oakland failed for a decade to protect the public and firefighters from hazardous materials, the state stripped the city of these duties. And now investigators are looking into illegal shipments of toxic waste and the misuse of public funds.