What: Sail Upon The “High Seas” of Sausalito on a Tall Ship!
When: Recurring tours Thurs-Sun March 1-16, 2017
Where: Jack London Square, 1 Broadway and Water Street, Oakland
Cost: Tours are a $5 donation and charters run from $42-$79
Take a three hour tour of San Francisco Bay aboard an historical tall ship. The ships, Lady Washington, the official tall ship of Washington State and her companion vessel Hawaiian Chieftain, offer education programs to students K-12, vessel tours, and public sailing. To book your education program or to buy sailing tickets call the office at 800-200-5239 and see the sailing schedule.
What: 58th White Elephant Sale
When: March 4 & 5, Saturday & Sunday
Where: 33 Lancaster Street, Oakland
Organized and presented by the Oakland Museum Women’s Board, sale proceeds benefit the Oakland Museum of California.
What: First Free Wednesday at the UC Botanical Garden
When: Wednesday, March 1
Where: 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley
The 34-acre UC Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse landscapes in the world, with over 10,000 types of plants including many rare and endangered species. Organized geographically, the Garden features 9 regions of naturalistic plantings from Italy to South Africa, along with a major collection of California native plants. The Garden was established in 1890 and its living collections are invaluable resources for international research and conservation.
What: First Free Thursday at the Berkeley Art Museum
When: Thursday, March 2
Where: 2155 Center St, Berkeley
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is the visual arts center of the university. Our mission is to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art and film, engaging audiences from the UC Berkeley campus, the Bay Area, and beyond. Each year BAMPFA presents more than twenty art exhibitions, 450 film programs, and dozens of performances, as well as lectures, symposia, and tours.
What: $5 First Friday at the Chabot Space and Science Center
This month the Center is featuring Animation and Storytelling
When: Friday, March 3 6-10 pm
Where: 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland
What: North Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto Wine Walk
When: Saturday March 9th 5-8 pm
Where: Along Shattuck Avenue and Vine, Berkeley
Cost: $25 Ticket Link
Sample local small production wines (along with some craft beers and mead) and enjoy small bites at 20 participating businesses along Shattuck Ave. & Vine St.Local and regional wineries are paired with participating neighborhood shops – hosting businesses will have a variety of special tastings think chocolate, gelato, nuts, soups, cheese, and other sweet and savory bites.
What: “Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market
When: Saturday, March 11
Where: Jack London Square, Oakland
This eclectic market event features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more.
What: Playdate For The Imagination
*$5.00 admission for adults and children after 5pm for festival screening only. Exhibits will close at normal hours.
Screenings and workshops begin at 10am, doors open at 9:30am
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS
- Guest Adult: $25 / Youth: $14 (includes admission to the center)
- 2 Day Weekend Pass: Adult $35 / Youth: $20
- Member Adult: $15 / Youth: $7 (includes admission to the center)
- 2 Day Weekend Pass: Adult $21 / Youth: $10
What: St. Patrick’s Day
When: Friday, March 17 from 6-9PM
Where: Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Ave., Berkeley
Chef Alaun will prepare traditional Irish fare including roasted salmon with dill sauce, corned beef and cabbage, mixed greens with assorted dressings, Irish colcannon and buttered seasonal vegetables. For dessert, treat yourself to sticky pudding cake with caramelized apples & whiskey toffee sauce. Wear something green, everyone is Irish on St. Paddy’s Day!
What: Free Acting Class at the Berkeley Repertory
When: Sunday March 26
Where: 2025 Addison St., Berkeley