Things to do in Alameda on July 8 and 9, 2017
Alameda Walks - Bay Farm Lagoons & Cowan Memorial Walk on July 8, this is a *NEW* walk. Meet at Leydecker Park at 9:00 am at 3225 Mccartney Road. This walk will explore history of Bay Farm, nesting Egrets, Mecartney & Cowan and more. Check out new Bay Farm History Book. Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos will lead this walk. Note: Walk last 1 hour and 15 minutes
The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday July 8, and Tuesday, July 11 mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine. All the fruits and vegetables are available at great prices. So good! Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for delectable fruits, vegetables and flowers. The market is on Webster Street and Haight Avenue and is open rain or shine.
Alameda South Shore Center and Off the Grid food trucks will be at South Shore on Saturday, July 8, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the South Shore Center parking lot in front of Petco.
The Meyer’s House and Garden will be open on Saturday, July 8 at 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The gorgeous colonial revival was built in 1897 for the prominent Alameda architect, Henry H. Meyers. Mr. Meyers designed many building and churches, schools and the Posey Tube Portal of the Webster Tube. The Meyer’s House and Garden is located at 2021 Alameda Avenue in Alameda. This house is a must see for Alamedans to discover what living in Alameda in the early 20th Century was like. Free for members and for non-members there is $5.00 fee.
Crab Cove for Family Nature Fun Hour for “Squid Dissection” and get up close and person with these cephalopods, on Saturday, July 8, at 2:00 pm, then see what is going on at the Visitor’s Center. Crab Cove is located at 1252 McKay Avenue. Please call 510-544-3187 for more information.
THE ALEXANDER HAMILTON BALL: 1780 on Saturday, July 8 at 8:00 pm at the Alameda Elks Lodge sponsored by Period Events and Entertainment Re-Creation Society. Join PEERS for an elegant evening in late 18th century New York as the guests of General and Mrs. Schuyler in celebration of the betrothal of their daughter Elizabeth ("Eliza") to Colonel Alexander Hamilton. Bangers & Mash will play a program of early waltz music and 18th century English and American country dances and cotillions. The grand ballroom of our Neo-Colonial Alameda Elks Lodge at 2255 Santa Clara Avenue in Alameda and the Lodge's salon with its faux Baroque decor are a perfect setting for our ball's theme. Late 18th century or Regency/Federalist costume (1776-1804), costumes inspired by the "Hamilton" musical, or modern evening dress is admired but not required.
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