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July

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  • Dancing Under the Stars

    Dancing Under the Stars

    Friday, July 25  8:30pm - 10:00pm

    Foot of Broadway

    7/25 Bachata

    See August for more dates

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Each Friday night, Jack London Square will host a different dance theme including the Chacha, Rumba, Salsa and Swing Time Swing. The festive, free dance lessons are brought to you, in part, by Professional Dance Instructors Vanessa Montoya of VM Dance and Bradley Montoya. Lessons begin at 8:30 PM, followed by a dance party, at 9:00 PM to try out all the new moves.

    For more information call 510.645.9292.


  • Pedalfest

    Pedalfest

    Saturday, July 26  11:00am - 7:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Pedalfest rolls into Jack London Square to celebrate all-things bicycling at the Bay Area's premier bicycle festival. In partnership with Bike East Bay and Bay Area Bikes, this amazing family festival fills the waterfront with more than 20,000 biking enthusiasts enjoying bicycle-themed entertainment, food and exhibits. Free to attend, Pedalfest-goers will enjoy cycling daredevils performing in a 30-foot Whiskeydrome; eye-popping two-wheeled stunts by pro riders; pedal-powered food; and a dazzling collection of new, vintage and handmade bikes from all over the Bay Area.  Live music on a pedal-powered stage, bike demos, stunts, bicycles and bicycle related gifts and clothing. www.pedalafestjacklondon.com | 510.645.9292

  • Historic Bridges on San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Historic Bridges on San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Saturday, July 26  10:30am - 1:30pm

    Aboard the Presidential Yacht Potomac

    Three hours of intimate viewing of the three important bridges on SF Bay. Learn the history, construction and tall tales about the Bay, Golden Gate, and San Rafael Bridges. Lunch included.

    For information and tickets: 510.627.1215


  • Workout Wednesdays with Crossfit Eastbay

    Workout Wednesdays with Crossfit Eastbay

    Wednesday, July 30  12:00am - 12:00am

    Join CrossFit East Bay for a complimentary hour of outdoor exercise training on the waterfront.

August

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  • Moonlight Paddle

    Moonlight Paddle

    California Canoe & Kayak
    Moonlight paddling is enchanting! The water is calm and glassy on the Oakland Estuary and the city lights add to the ambiance. We enjoy a leisurely pace as the sun sets and the moon rises, illuminating a delightful evening. You stay warm and dry in their cozy sea kayaks, too. Introduce a friend to moonlight kayaking by paddling together in one of their stable double kayaks.For more info and to sign up online, go to http://www.calkayak.com, or call 800.366.9804.

  • Jack's Night Market

    Jack's Night Market

    Friday, August 1  6:00pm - 10:00pm

    Webster Plaza
    Jack London Square invites locals and visitors to spend their first Friday of the month on the waterfront for a captivating evening filled with merriment and verve. This special evening takes place on the same nights as Oakland's First Fridays, lighting up the square with an eclectic mix of artisans, music, food and fun. From the finest crafts and designers to local fruit purveyors and street performers, this vibrant outdoor bazaar will celebrate all that is Oakland. Night market-goers will also 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. For more information call 510.645.9292

  • Dancing Under the Stars

    Dancing Under the Stars

    Friday, August 1  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, August 8  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, August 15  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, August 22  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, August 29  8:30pm - 10:00pm

    Foot of Broadway

    8/1 Electric Slide, 8/8 Argentine Tango, 8/15 Nightclub 2 Step, 8/22 Hustle, 8/29 Salsa

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Each Friday night, Jack London Square will host a different dance theme including the Chacha, Rumba, Salsa and Swing Time Swing. The festive, free dance lessons are brought to you, in part, by Professional Dance Instructors Vanessa Montoya of VM Dance and Bradley Montoya begin at 8:30 PM, followed by a dance party, at 9:00 PM to try out all the new moves. For more information call 510.645.9292.


  • Urban Wine Xperience

    Urban Wine Xperience

    Saturday, August 2  1:00pm - 5:00pm

    Ferry Lawn
    Join the East Bay Vintner's Alliance (EBVA) on August 2nd as they host "Urban Wine Xperience" on the Ferry Lawn at Jack London Square. Over 20 urban wineries from the EBVA will pour a wide array of white, rose, red and dessert wines for you to taste and enjoy. In addition, local eateries and food purveyors will team up with the various wineries, creating delicious bites that pair beautifully with the EBVA's wine portfolio. No need to travel to wine country when you can experience the ultimate wine tasting in your own urban backyard.  Info/tickets: www.eastbayvintners.com

     


  • Waterfront Flicks,

    Waterfront Flicks, "Man of Steel"

    Thursday, August 07 , , Movie begins at sundown

    Cozy up on the waterfront this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of the annual Waterfront Flicks series. Waterfront Flicks will host fan favorites at sundown. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square's waterfront restaurants, or pick-up a quick bite from one of the casual eateries to enjoy during the screening. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets in-hand for pre-film festivities including small eats, trivia and giveaways. 

    Also mark your calendar to attend the following upcoming Waterfront Flicks:

    Thursday, August 21 The Lego Story

    For more information call 510.645.9292


  • Rick’s August Supper Club

    Rick’s August Supper Club

    Date: August 7th
    Dinner at 7:00 pm
    55 Webster Street, Jack London Square

    Join Chef Rick for a special New Orleans-themed Rick's Supper Club dinner featuring traditional NOLA dishes with a Pan-American take that highlights seasonal, local ingredients. Dishes for the evening include Charbroiled Oysters with lemon, pepper, butter and Romano cheese; Soft Shell Crab with creole choron sauce; and Shrimp Creole with a spiced tomato sauce. A five-course, pre-fixe dinner is $78 per person, including wines, excluding tax or gratuity. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 510.444.1233.

  • Jack of All Trades

    Jack of All Trades

    Saturday, August 9  11:00am - 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Jack of All Trades is a curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more brought together by the Treasure Island Flea. Free to the public, this eclectic market will feature one-of-a-kind items, live music and several free DIY workshops for all ages. The Jack of All Trades will take place on the second Saturday of each month. Visitors can bike, ferry or drive to Jack London Square. For additional information on Jack of All Trades, visit www.JackofAllTradesOakland.com.

  • Sing-Along Cinema,

    Sing-Along Cinema, "The Wizard of Oz"

    Wednesday, August 13 , , Movie begins at sundown

    Ferry Lawn
    Enjoy an evening of song, dance and cult movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. Cinemagoers are invited to show up in costume dressed as their favorite character and sing along to their favorite songs. Come join the fun and a little bit of madness at this starry night sing along. For more information call 510.645.9292

  • The Town's Half Marathon filtered by BRITA

    The Town's Half Marathon filtered by BRITA

    Expo & Packet Pickup

    Date: Friday, August 15th
    Time: 1 PM to 7 PM
    Location: Palm Plaza (in between Bocanova and Heinold's), Jack London Square

    Before embarking on a 13.1 mile tour of Oakland, The Town's Half Marathon sets its sights on the Jack London Square waterfront. This is the only location where runners will be able to pickup their bib number and tech tee, as well as checkout a showcase of apparel, sample nutritional products, and more.

    This expo is free, but only those participating take home The Town's shirt and shiny medal. Use the code "JLS" and get 10% off registration at runoak.com.

  • Waterfront Flicks,

    Waterfront Flicks, "The Lego Movie"

    Thursday, August 21 , , Movie begins at sundown

    Ferry Lawn
    Cozy up on the waterfront this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of the annual Waterfront Flicks series. Waterfront Flicks will host fan favorites at sundown. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square’s waterfront restaurants, or pick-up a quick bite from one of the casual eateries to enjoy during the screening. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets in-hand for pre-film festivities including small eats, trivia and giveaways. For more information call 510.645.9292

  • Historic Bridges on San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Historic Bridges on San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Thursday, August 21  10:30am - 1:30pm

    Aboard the Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Three hours of intimate viewing of the three important bridges on SF Bay - Bay, Golden Gate, and San Rafael Bridges. Lunch included. Info/tickets: 510.627.1215

  • Dashe Cellars Wine Dinner

    Dashe Cellars Wine Dinner

    Lungomare

    Date: August 27th

    Join us for the latest is our monthly series of wine paining dinners featuring pairing curated by Chef Craig DiFonzo. In August we showcase the wines of Dashe Cellars along with chef's amazing cuisine. Seating is limited to 30 guests at a cost of $60. This includes a four course meal with paintings for each course! Call 510.444.7171 or visit www.lungomareoakland.com for information and reservations.


  • Oakland Triathlon Festival

    Oakland Triathlon Festival

    Saturday, August 30  11:00am - 5:00pm
    Sunday, August 31  5:00am - 1:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square

    The Oakland Triathlon Festival is all about the incredible triathlon community in Northern California. The largest west coast urban triathlon will feature Sprint and Olympic distances for both new and experienced endurance athletes while showcasing the beautiful city of Oakland. www.oaklandtri.com

     

    Saturday: Registration and Expo

    Sunday: Race and Festivities



September

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  • Jack of All Trades

    Jack of All Trades

    Saturday, September 13  11:00am - 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Jack of All Trades is a curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more brought together by the Treasure Island Flea. Free to the public, this eclectic market will feature one-of-a-kind items, live music and several free DIY workshops for all ages. The Jack of All Trades will take place on the second Saturday of each month. Visitors can bike, ferry or drive to Jack London Square. For additional information on Jack of All Trades, visit www.JackofAllTradesOakland.com.

  • Sing-Along Cinema,

    Sing-Along Cinema, "Chicago"

    Friday, September 05 , , Movie begins at sundown

    Ferry Lawn
    Enjoy an evening of song, dance and cult movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. Cinemagoers are invited to show up in costume dressed as their favorite character and sing along to their favorite songs. Come join the fun and a little bit of madness at this starry night sing along. For more information call 510.645.9292

  • Pickin' on the Potomac - Blue Grass Series

    Pickin' on the Potomac - Blue Grass Series

    Friday, September 12  7:30pm - 9:30pm

    Aboard the Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Listen to the foot stompin’ good sounds of “High Country” – one of the Bay Area’s best bluegrass bands. Beverages and bar nibbles available for purchase. Info/tickets: 510.627.1215

  • Eat Real Festival

    Eat Real Festival

    Friday, September 19  1:00pm - 9:00pm
    Saturday, September 20  10:30am - 9:00pm
    Sunday, September 21  10:30am - 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Eat Real Fest combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. Free entry and no street food item costs more than $8.00 - with all vendors featuring local, organic and sustainable ingredients. www.eatrealfest.com | 510.842.1017

  • Sing-Along Cinema,

    Sing-Along Cinema, "Frozen"

    Friday, September 26  12:00am - 12:00am, Movies begin at sundown (bring lawn chairs and blankets!)

    Enjoy an evening of song, dance and cult movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. Cinemagoers are invited to show up in costume dressed as their favorite character and sing along to their favorite songs. Come join the fun and a little bit of madness at this starry night sing along. For more information call 510.645.9292

  • Islands, Shipyards & Estuary Cruise

    Islands, Shipyards & Estuary Cruise

    Saturday, September 27  10:30am - 1:30pm

    Aboard the Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Explore the islands of SF Bay with the author of the new picture book, “Islands of the Bay”. Lunch included. Info/tickets: 510.627.1215

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