Happy Friday Everyone! You've worked hard all week, and now it's time to have fun! Getting out and enjoying the beautiful Bay Area, as well as enjoying the company of friends old and new, is great for your mental health. So check out some of our favorite events from around the Bay that you can attend this weekend!
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Friday, February 11th
Oakland Convention Center, Oakland
3 PM, All Ages
One of the most prestigious rare book fairs, this 3-day event features collections & treasures of booksellers from around the world.
BOOK FAIR HOURS - cabookfair.com
Friday, February 11, 2022 • 3 pm to 8 pm / VIP Ticket $25
Saturday, February 12, 2022 • 11 am to 7 pm / $15
Sunday, February 13, 2022 • 11 am to 4 pm / $10
FREE admission for students with current valid student ID. Kids 12 and under are free.
VIP tickets are good for reentry throughout the Fair. Saturday tickets are good for reentry on Sunday.
This three-day event features the collections and rare treasures of booksellers from around the globe, including manuscripts, modern first editions, children’s books, ephemera, maps and autographs, as well as antiquarian books on a vast array of topics.
In addition to the outstanding assembly of exhibitors, the fair is particularly pleased this year to feature a special exhibit on wine and viticulture, courtesy of Shields Library, University of California, Davis. The grape growing and winemaking collections at the University of California, Davis are the finest such collections in the world. A representative selection of the collections will be on display.
Additional Fair Features include:
Book Arts such as letterpress printing and calligraphy
Book Fair Finds – Gems under $100
Exciting Seminars & Lectures:
Good Words Make Better Wine: Building the UC Davis Library's Wine Writers Collection
The UC Davis Library Wine Collection: Origins, Highlights, and Use
Collecting Oakland’s Activist Roots: the Black Panthers and Beyond
Sherlock Holmes in Popular Culture – a presentation courtesy of the Grolier Club
The California Youth Book Collector’s Prize
Health and Safety: Per the current California Department of Public Health regulations, all attendees AGREE TO:
Provide proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of the event.
Provide photo identification. Acceptable identification is valid document that includes the name of the person and photograph.
Masks are required while indoors, and please respect social distancing.
Policy is subject to change per California Department of Public Health regulations.
For more information, please visit cabookfair.com
Stowe Lake Boathouse, San Francisco
7:30 PM, All Ages
Enjoy the most reviewed intimate music experience WORLDWIDE! Lakehouse Jazz, a unique and intimate concert experience in the iconic Golden Gate Park at a hidden and iconic boathouse. As Karl the Fog moves over the lake and covers a slew of colorful boats, we’ll sit inside our intimate and improvised concert venue where the music of the best musicians in the Bay Area and a glass of beer or wine will be the perfect way to unwind your week. By attending this event not only you’ll listen and learn jazz from some of the best musicians in The Bay Area but also, you'll be actively supporting the local art scene and its musicians. Kudos!
Every week we feature new bands. This makes each concert unique and fresh. All things Jazz! From 1920's Swing to Latin Jazz, Funk, Fusion, and original compositions. This concert series is produced by The Mellow Sessions.
About the venue
Located in the heart of SF's famous Golden Gate Park, there’s a lovely boathouse known mostly to locals. Every Friday we transform this space into a non-conventional intimate music venue. Nearby you can start off your evening by visiting the best Gold Gate Park has to offer. Our top favorites are the De Young Museum, the Japanese Garden, the Academy of Science, and of course a cruise around the Stow Lake on a paddleboat, perfect for a date!]
PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY
Saturday, February 12th
Mariner Square, Alameda
6:45 PM, Ages: 21+
Love on The Bay! Celebrate your love and friendship on a Valentine’s Day Weekend Cruise. SAT 2/12
Whether you're single, happily coupled, or somewhere in between, taking a day to recognize the importance of love and friendship can only help strengthen some of the most important relationships in our lives.
Show that special someone or your bestie(s) how much you care and appreciate them, and join us for the sweet Valentine's Day Weekend Cruise on San Francisco Bay.
Celebrate your friendship and romance with a champagne toast while dancing the night away, and soaking up San Francisco's perfect skyline.
Enhance your Valentine’s Day experience! Explore our exclusive dinner package options that will add that little extra touch to your special night. BOARDING LOCATION: LUXE Cruises, 2394 Mariner Square Dr, Alameda CA
DATE: Saturday, February 12, 2022 | BOARDING: 6:45pm | CRUISING: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
FEATURING: 3HR Cruise with Open Bar (wine/beer/champagne) | DJ with Dancing | VIP Tickets with Dinner | Private Table Option Available Questions? Call or text 925 278 8489 or email email@example.com DINNER BUFFET MENU: ENTREES // Hand-Carved Strip of New York – Herb crusted, finished with port wine reduction and creamy horseradish sauce // Tuscany Cream Chicken - Tender chicken breast in a cream sauce mixed with sundried tomatoes and fresh spinach SALAD // Caesar Salad - Crisp romaine lettuce with shaved parmesan cheese, garlic croutons, Kalamata olives and a basil Caesar dressing SIDE DISHES // Roasted Baby Vegetables Glazed in Garlic Olive Oil // Wild Mushroom Risotto Seasoned with sautéed garlic DESSERT // Raspberry Velvet Slab - Red velvet cake layered with white chocolate, drizzled in chocolate sauce, and topped with raspberries *Vegetarian Entree available upon request only. Please email us directly.
CRUISE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Private tables available for booking. Please refer to our exclusive dinner pakage options.
6:45 p.m. Boarding and bars open. Wine/Beer/Champagne included with ticket. Cash Bar for cocktails. 7:00 p.m. Underway & buffet open for VIP Dinner ticket holders 9:30 p.m. Bars close for alcoholic beverages 9:45 p.m. Return to dock for disembark 10:00 p.m. Events Ends Dress code: Dress to impress.
COVID Protocols: Per current Alameda County mandate: Masks while indoors are required. All attendees and staff are required to wear masks regardless of their vaccination status while indoors (unless actively eating or drinking).
Event entry guidelines are subject to change. Be sure to check the city and state website regularly for the latest requirements. More info HERE.
PURCHASE POLICY: By placing an order, you are confirming that you received this policy and are agreeing to abide by the clauses within. This Purchase Policy is a binding contract between you and event Producer. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. ALL SALES ARE FINAL: There are NO REFUNDS, NO CANCELLATIONS, no credits or exchanges for different event(s). CREDIT CARD & ID: You must present the original credit card used to purchase the ticket and a valid Government Issued Photo Identification (along with your e-tickets that have been emailed to you from Eventbrite when your order is placed): the name on both the credit card and ID match the name on your purchased tickets, in order to gain entry to the event. If the name on the Credit Card and/or ID does not match the tickets, or if you do not have both the credit card used to make the purchase and government issued identification, you will be denied entry to event without a refund. TICKET TRANSFER: Ticket transfer is allowed and must be finelized with our staff no later than 72 hours prior to event date. Please email us in order to verify your order and to strat your ticket transfer process. Once the ticket transfer has been accepted, the tickets in your Eventbrite account are no longer valid and you will not be able to get into the event with those tickets. EVENT BOOKING: By purchasing a ticket, package, or reservation you are entitled to entry for the event you are purchasing it for. At the time of your order, Eventbrite will place an order for your ticket(s) in their system, reducing the number of tickets available for the chosen event. Before purchasing your ticket(s) we urge you to confirm the title, time and location of the event(s) you wish to attend, as there are no refunds. Each event has a definitive date, start time and end time. If you do not show up to the event, you understand that you are forfeiting your ticket(s) and therefore your ticketing fee (the entirety of what you paid) will not be returned to you. If you do not attend your event, you are still 100% financially liable for your purchase. If you cannot attend the event, you will not receive a refund.
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd., San Francisco
10 PM, All Ages
DISCOVER SAN FRANCISCO IN A WHOLE NEW WAY: BY SOLVING A MURDER MYSTERY! You will be tasked with solving the murder of silent movie director Rex King, who was visiting San Francisco while filming on location in 1926. Gather the clues – outdoors and on the move – while visiting historical sites throughout the city! Using your smart phone, you will be out and about, while finding out whodunnit. During this game played at your own pace, you will venture to several historic sites, gathering clues along the way. This fantastic family friendly game is great fun while checking out the sites on vacation or just getting to know your home town better. The whole family can play – or your whole group of friends – with just one purchase. At each stop, you will search for the passcode to open up your next set of clues by reading readily accessible (and free) historical markers. Stops on this hunt include Pier 39 and Coit Tower (just to name a few). This 1.5 mile walk will visit 10 stops of historical significance, at which point you will assemble your clues, submit your response, and find out the solution! TECH SPECS A smart phone is required to play this game. Up to four devices can sign on with the same order number. DELIVERY You will receive an email with a login code upon purchase. Please make sure to also check your junk email.
Sunday, February 13th
Tease Southern Kitchen, Oakland
1 PM, All Ages
JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL
TEASE SOUTHERN KITCHEN BRUNCH
OPEN SUNDAY FROM 1 PM- 9PM
Brunch Served between 1 pm - 4 pm ( LAST ORDER TAKEN AT 3:45PM)
Enjoy a our brand-new outdoor space in Oakland Featuring paired with delicious food, signature & craft cocktails, live DJ, networking opportunities, special themed events, dancing and more.
Our Brunch Menu and Signature Drinks includes but not limited to:
Cajun Shrimp & Chessy Grits
Deep Fried Cajun Fish & Cheesy Grits
Honey Fried Chicken & Churro Waffle w/Fresh Berries
Tease Breakfast - HomeFries, 2 eggs , Sausage & Toast
Smoked Salmon Bagel w/Capers Cream Cheese
Cajun Honey Salmon Tenders , HomeFries & 2 eggs
Beef Hotlink Scramble(HomeFries, Beef Hotlink, 2 eggs Chef Choice Veggies)
Crawfish Scramble (Homefries, Crawfish, 2 eggs ,3 cheese Blend & Chef Choice Veggies)
Veggie Scramble (HomeFries , Chef Choice Veggies, 2 eggs & Feta Cheese)
Deep Fried Pound Cake & Fresh Berries
Deep Fried Lobster Bites & Brown Sugar Balsamic Glazed Brussel Sprouts
Bottomless Mimosa (90 minutes) $29.99
Henny Thing is Possible Teasarita
Hennessey Margarita made with our house made sweet & Sour, served Smoking and Garnished
She’s a Tease Rum Punch -$12 /32oz. $22/Fishnowl $50
Lavender Lemon Drop -$12 / 32oz. $22 / Fishbowl $50
Made with our Lavender Mix , house made Sweet & Sour )
Tease Whiskey lemonade: $12 / 32oz. / $22 /Fishbowl $50
(Made With Jameson, Sweet & Sour, Triple Sec, fresh Lemonade )
Georgia Peach A Rita -$12/32oz. $22 /Fishbowl $50
Tequila, House Made Sweet & Sour, triple Sec, fresh lime, Lemon Juice , Peach Purée)
The Continental Club, Oakland
3 PM, Ages: 21+
Super Bowl game day with food and drinks on our huge new rooftop terrace!
DOORS AT 3PM
Huge screen tv's, music, food, and drinks at Oakland's newest entertainment venue.
Don't miss the game this week! Bring friends and make it a party while we cheer on our team. Craft cocktails and full food menu from our amazing kitchen. Once called “the coliseum of Oakland blues,” and then falling nearly silent for decades, the Continental Club gets a new life and a grand re-opening just when the community needs music and laughter most.
Originally opening its doors in 1945, the Continental Club is Oakland’s oldest and largest nightclub, hosting performances of some of the greatest talents in music and comedy in its heyday: from Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding, Tina Turner, and Richard Pryor to local blues greats like Jimmy McCracklin. 21+ w ID and Vax card/recent test 1658 12th Street, Oakland CA, 94607