The Oakland Indie Awards is a celebration of independent businesses and artists who give back to the community! It's a chance for Oakland to recognize the positive impacts of supporting our local economy. We are EXCITED to be part of the festivities. See you in the main vendor/music area for some good food, good music and a celebration of the local business community!
Year 4 of The Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival will be Saturday, March 11th from 2:30pm to 5:00pm at the Market Building at Jack London Square. @eat Boston, Bison Organic Beer and, Oakland Grown present the fourth annual Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival as a fundraiser for Oakland Grown. We'll be there with BACON inspired sweetness! Come by and say HOWDY!
Celebrating Oakland First Fridays and Oakland Art Murmur, The Crucible’s Fireside Lounge is an intimate evening of art, industry, community and entertainment. This exclusive engagement takes place in The Crucible’s studio and highlights thier extraordinary art programs. Explore the creative passions of professional artists and the educational opportunities available, while sipping wine and beer in thier unique atmosphere. A gallery of remarkable artwork by students and faculty will be on display and live performances are scheduled throughout the night.
Join us for an evening of makers, innovators, dreamers, and creators, as we celebrate “Made In Oakland.” Plus FREE ADMISSION!
Music is courtesy of Hassan El-Tayyab from American Nomad Music and fantastic food vendors will be on hand including TART, Mr. Pops and Keena’s Kitchen! FREE admission, open to all. Discounts on upcoming Crucible classes will also be available.
It’s time for another Kitchener Sidewalk Bakesale to celebrate Spring and Mother’s Day!
Join TART! Oakland and 5 other food artisans for the most delicious sidewalk bakesale in Oakland! Come by and try what’s new on the Oakland artisan food maker scene and pick up some delicious goodies for yourself, your office, friends, family, or Mother’s Day (take-home or pre-order) as well as grab a British pasty or a pepperoni pizza waffle as a dinner snack.
- FREE SAMPLES!
- Sweets to eat there, take-home, or pre-order
- Catch a preview of the future Kitchener Snack Bar!
* Natty Cakes - "Baby Cakes" (tiny layer cakes - whipped cream and fruit or chocolate), cookie sandwiches (chocolate raspberry, chocolate chip, or salted caramel), tartlets filled with fresh lemon curd, caramelita bars
* Port City Baking - Chocolate palmiers, rhubarb rose hand pies, key lime mini pie bars
* Tart Oakland - Verrines, seasonal fruit pie by the slice, jam bars, petit gateau (mini chocolate cake with a creamy filling)
* Tombo Toffee - Gourmet toffee (classic almond, lavender, rosemary, cayenne, or fennel)
* The Pie Shop - British pasties (beef, chicken, veggie kale & mushroom, or curried veg) and slaw
* Pinx Catering - Lobster mac & cheese pies, pepperoni pizza waffles
Come on out this Saturday and say HI at The Crucible Oakland! I'll have all manner of sweet things including #PIE! Plus, this year's special guest master of ceremonies is none other than the incomparable Tanya Hollan of Brown Sugar Kitche fame! Should be a great day! Hope to see you there!
Kitchener Oakland is turning 3-years old! We've come a long way and we appreciate all the support and love for the biggest little kitchen in Oakland. Come celebrate our third birthday with a long awaited pop-up market, featuring a variety of foods all made in Oakland and all made in Kitchener! Come over, check out the food and say HELLO! I'll be there with a whole selection of sweet things:
• MENU FOR THE NIGHT: Bourbon apple pie, fresh peach pie, limoncello panna cotta, vegan chocolate mousse, honey apricot tart (vegan options and GF options)
* Free Entry
* FREE BEER!
* FREE SANGRIA!
* Most Foods are $5 and Under
372 24th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Locally Inspired: The Tasty Story of TART! Bakery! Trading in the Corporate Suit for a Kitchen Apron
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
Energy Matters Acupuncture & Qigong
4341 Piedmont Ave
Oakland, CA 94611
Sustainable Business Alliance / Oakland Grown
East Bay Express
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
6:00 - 8:30 pm
Join us to hear the story of TART! Bakery Owner Shawn Walker-Smith's journey from the corporate world to his dream passion of creating community around delicious artisan baked goods!
FREE for current dues-paying SBA / Oakland Grown members
$20 general public, $15.00 partners
Jack's Night Market
When: Friday, June 19 | 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Throughout Jack London Square
This promises to be a fun event and I'll be there serving up some super tasty treats! Come join us!!
Jack London Square invites locals and visitors to spend the third Friday of the summer months on the waterfront for a captivating evening of merriment and verve, at Jack's Night Market. This special evening lights up the Oakland waterfront with an eclectic mix of artisans, music, food and fun. From local crafts and designers to area fruit purveyors and street performers, this vibrant outdoor bazaar will celebrate all that is Oakland. Night market-goers will enjoy a diverse array of music and quirky street performers, as well as tasty treats, street food, beer and wine. All beer and wine sales from Jack's Night Market benefit the Sustainable Business Alliance and Oakland Grown.
The Oakland Indie Awards is an economic development initiative of Beneficial State Bank and Foundation that aims to build prosperity in our communities by celebrating local economy. Since its inception in 2007, the Oakland Indies has recognized over 100 local businesses and artists for their contribution to Oakland's unique culture and prosperity.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 6:45 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)
Ticket sales are now closed and we will not be selling tickets at the door.
But you didn't miss your opportunity to support us! Go to our webpage, www.destinyarts.org, and click the donate button!
Every dollar we earn goes towards over 2,000 students learning the way of the peaceful warrior in over 800 dance, theater and martial arts classes offered at our North Oakland center and in schools and communities throughout the Bay Area.
Thank you for your love and support!
Join me for a FREE open house, this Saturday April 11, noon to 5pm at The Crucible! Nearly 20 industrial arts departments including metal, wood, jewelry, ceramics and welding will be on display. Catch exciting demonstrations, hands-on activities, an art show, great deals on bicycles and more! This is a fun day for the whole family and a great opportunity to visit The Crucible's 56,000 square foot studio space. Open to all. More info online at www.thecrucible.org and at 510.444-0919.
The Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival is coming back for Year 2! On Sunday, March 15th from 2:30pm to 5:00pm at the Market Building at Jack London Square, @eat Boston, Bison Organic Beer and Oakland Grown present the second annual Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival as a fundraiser for Oakland Grown. Special thanks to Tender Belly for the FANTASTIC bacon!!!
UPDATE: This event has SOLD OUT! Big thanks to EVERYONE for the support!!