Things To Do in the Bay Area This Weekend


It’s the first weekend in November, and it’s going to be a beautiful one! With holiday cheer and fall in the air, it’s an exciting time for everyone. Whether you’re looking to visit a new museum exhibit, take a creative class or do a little holiday gift shopping (yes, it’s that time), there are plenty of fun events happening this weekend in the Bay Area. Here are just a few things you definitely want to know about!


The DeYoung’s latest Frank Stella exhibition opens to the public this weekend. 50 of his pieces from the 1950’s will be on display creating a fascinating show of color, paint, sculpture and pattern. If you’re looking for something inspiring to do this weekend, this is it.


Bay Area’s own Heath Ceramics is celebrating their annual Design Series tomorrow. The talented team has created 100 one of a kind pieces that will be on display and available for purchase, each exploring new glazes, shapes and sizes. Opening reception is tonight with wine poured by Scribe Winery!


If you’re looking for something in the East Bay, the Oakland Museum offers free admission every first Sunday of the month. It’s a great place for families to learn about the history of California through fun, interactive exhibits!


On Saturday, Jack London is having their annual Patchwork Craft Festival from 11-5:00. With over 150 vendors, you’ll be sure to find something unique, locally made and gorgeous from emerging artists and designers. There will be food trucks!


Play with clay and take a two-part Ceramic Spoons making class led by Jennifer Lake at Handcraft Studio School. You’ll work with your hands to create 6 spoons that will be fired in the kiln for you to take home! You’ll learn about the properties and techniques of working with clay and glazes, no experience needed. Learn more about the class here.

Don’t forget, the Alameda Antique Faire is also this Sunday. Vintage ornaments and decor are sure to be abound!


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  • We’ve lived in Oakland for just over a year, and I love this informative guide of things to do in our amazing city! Thank you so much for sharing!

    • 24East

      Thanks for the kind words! So glad you enjoyed it.

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