Things to do in Alameda on August 4 and 5, 2018
Free Picnic Dance presented by PEERS, on Saturday, August 4. Set up a picnic at 10 am, dance at 1 to 4:30. Bangers and Mash performs Victorian and Edwardian era ballroom dance music and ragtime. Costumes from 1890 to 1914 admired but not required and period picnic gear welcome. Gather at Lincoln Park at 1450 High Street in Alameda.
Alameda Walks on Saturday, August 4 to explore Mastick Mansion to Mastick Station. The group will meet at Littlejohn Park, 1401 Pacific Avenue near the Littlejohn Recreation Building. Learn about the history of Alameda’s first railroad and the Mastick family that helped the railroad and City develop. Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos will lead the walk which will be 1 hours and 15 minutes.
The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday, August 4, and Tuesday, August 7 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 Haight Avenue at Webster Street and is open rain or shine.
On Saturday, August 4, at 9:30 am, join the public walking tour of the Jean Sweeney Open Space Park with Amy Wooldridge, Recreation, and Park Director. Meet at the entrance to the park on Sherman Street. Please call 747-7570 for more information.
Alameda South Shore Center and Off the Grid food trucks will be at South Shore on Saturday, August 4, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the South Shore Center parking lot in front of Petco.
Crab Cove for Family Nature Fun Hour on Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5, 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.
At the Alameda Point Antiques Faire on Sunday, August 5, you’ll have a great time people watching, buying cools things, and enjoying delicious food. Entry fee is $10 before 7:30 am, $5 after 9:00 am. If you haven’t been to the Alameda Point Antiques Faire you are missing an excellent event. It is located at the end of Main Street at Alameda Point. Rain cancels the Faire but it will be held the following Sunday.
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