Event

Friday Nights @ OMCA

Friday, November 11, 2016, 5–9 pm
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 5:00pm

Enjoy the best street market in the Bay with OMCA and Off the Grid! Savor California beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak beer garden. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, hands-on activities for kids, a pop-up art market in the Redwood Burl area, and extended OMCA Store hours. Bring friends and family for a taste of local music, food, and culture at the Oakland Museum of California every Friday Night!

What to expect on November 11:

5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under
5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late
5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: get the weekly list here
5–9:45 pm: OMCA Store open with great artisan California-themed gifts, apparel, books, toys, and more
5–9:30 pm: Local beer and wine specials at the Blue Oak bars in the Koi Pond area, the Great Hall, and Oak Street Plaza 
5–9 pm: OMCA Store pop-up in the Redwood Burl area
5–9 pm: Marketplace @ OMCA, featuring local vendors selling their wares in Redwood Burl area
5–6:30 pm: DJ José Ruiz spinning hits in the 10th Street Amphitheater
5–8 pm: Family-friendly drop-in activity: poster-making, inspired by special exhibition All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50
6–8 pm: Makers & Tasters series featuring Angelica Made Me, an Oakland-based homemade and hand decorated cookie company, doing a cookie decorating demonstration
6:30–7 pm: Dance instruction by Ramón Ramos Alayo of Alayo Dance in the 10th Street Amphitheater
7–9 pm: Live band Bobi Céspedes playing Salsa or Latin music in the 10th Street Amphitheater

Cost: Half-price gallery admission for adults, ages 18 and under are free. Admission for Members is always free. Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.

Transportation: OMCA is located one block from the Lake Merritt BART Station. Event parking is available at the Museum for a $5 flat fee after 5 pm. 

Make it yours! Reserve a picnic table or the Blue Oak café terrace for your group during Friday Nights @ OMCA! 

Presented in partnership with Off the Grid: Lake Merritt @ OMCA. Friday Nights @ OMCA is made possible in part by generous support from Bank of America, the Oakland Museum Women’s Board, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Koret Foundation. 

Off the Grid   Bank of America