Friday, December 18

December 18, 2015
Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant

Tony! Toni! Toné! crashed out of their Oakland neighborhood in 1988 with their Gold debut album Who? which spawned the hit "Little Walter". In 1990, to both critical and popular acclaim, their second album The Revival garnered four # 1 Billboard hits including "Feels Good," "Whatever You Want," "The Blues" and "It Never Rains (In Southern California)" and went Platinum.

Warriors Vs. Bucks
December 18, 2015 Coliseum and ORACLE Arena

Your Golden State Warriors take on the Bucks here at home, starting at 7:30 PM! 

Saturday, December 19

Goapele at Oaklandish
December 19, 2015

Oaklandish is proud to announce a holiday meet & greet with none other than Oakland icon Goapele! Born Goapele Mohlabane, Goapele has found herself on radio waves all around the world ever since her 2001 debut album Even Closer hit the shelves. Her smooth sounds often have a political and socially conscious bent, but what else would we expect from the daughter of a South African political activist?

Oakland Ballet Company Presents: Graham Lustig's The Nutcracker
December 19, 2015
Paramount Theatre

Introduced to Bay Area audiences in 2010 with the arrival of Mr. Lustig as Artistic Director, this heartfelt version of a worldwide classic has found a happy home here with Oakland Ballet Company, as our dancers bring to life the story of one girl’s enchanted winter evening. 

Parliament 2 Year Anniversary
December 19, 2015

Come join as Parliament celebrates 2 Year Anniversary with a very Special Performance by GOAPELE. Providing Oakland with a quality space for all to enjoy- along with amazing DJs and Talent for years to come. 

Sunday, December 20

Kehlani and Friends
December 20, 2015
Fox Oakland Theater

Kehlani tells it like it is. Whether in conversation or on stage, the Oakland-born R&B singer and songwriter gives the straight truth about her life, pain, passion, love, triumph, and everything in between with collected calm and confidence. It's that type of honesty that makes her music resonate with the depth of classic Motown and a vividly confessional lyricism reminiscent of Neo Soul.

KITKA Women's Vocal Ensemble: 5th Annual Wintersongs Community Sing
December 20, 2015
Nile Hall in Historic Preservation Park

"A refreshing spin on traditional seasonal choral music... thoroughly marvelous!" - National Public RadioJoin Kitka in a celebratory circle of song! Experience the magic of raising your voice to create lush Eastern European seasonal harmonies as they were originally intended to be sung - by many voices in community! Kitka singers will lead the group in some fun "open voice" warm-ups, and will teach a varied selection of favorite tunes from… 

Monday, December 21

Holiday Caroling at Jack London Square
Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until December 23, 2015
Jack London Square

"Deck The Hulls!" Bay Area boaters start the holiday season by decorating their boats of all sizes and cruise the Oakland/Alameda Estuary. Parade route is from the Oakland/SF Ferry to Grand Marina. You can view from either the Oakland and Alameda waterfront or your favorite Estuary restaurant.

Tuesday, December 22

December 4, 2015 - January 3, 2016 (Closed 12/23 & 12/24)
Oakland Zoo

Hundreds of thousands of LED lights brighten Oakland's night sky. Highlights include a candy cane lane themed rides area, a night time adventure on the Outback Express train, rocking around the Christmas trees and a light show that's sure to blow out any bah-hum-bugs. 

Wednesday, December 23

Holiday Concerts at City Center
Recurring weekly on Wednesday until December 16, 2015
City Center

Oakland City Center is making spirits bright with a free holiday noontime concert series! CBRE and Oakland City Center are pleased to announce this year’s festive lineup of events, performances, and donation opportunities sure to put everyone in the holiday mood. 

Thursday, December 24

Raiders Vs. San Diego
December 24, 2015 Coliseum and ORACLE Arena

The final home game of the regular season, the Oakland Raiders play the San Diego Chargers! 

The Feast of the Seven Fishes
Thursday, December 24th | 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Our third annual Feast of the Seven Fishes, a traditional Christmas Eve dinner, Prix Fixe Menu, available with or without wine pairings. Select a la carte and kids menu also available. 

La Noche Buena | A Memorable Meal, On A Magical Night
Thursday, December 24th

Bocanova will be serving a-south-of-the-border, 4-course family-style Christmas Eve dinner. Bocanova has adopted the long-held Mexican tradition of tamales for dinner on La Noche Buena. A perfect time and place to gather with family and friends over dinner and bask in the glow of a magical night.

Christmas Eve Dinner
Thursday, December 24th

Join us at Haven in Jack London Square for a special Prix Fixe dinner with new executive chef Matt Brimer. This 4 course holiday dinner is $75 per person, with an optional wine pairing for $35.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at plank
Thursday, December 24 & December 25

Lace up your bowling shoes and head over to plank, for a fun, festive atmosphere. With bowling, billiards, bocce and arcade games galore, there's something for everyone. Sip on one of 50 handcrafted draft beers on tap or try the Capone cocktail with Templeton Rye, Gran Marnier, champagne and bitters.

Friday, December 25

Warriors Vs. Cavs
December 25, 2015 Coliseum and ORACLE Arena

Your Golden State Warriors take on the Cavs here at home, starting at 7:30 PM! 


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