Friday Nights @ OMCA

Friday, November 18, 2016, 5–9 pm
Friday, November 18, 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 18:

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: November resident DJ Juan G 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 Whole Foods Market’s Guide to Gift Giving, including perfect holiday gifts for your loved ones and a gift raffle
6–6:30 pm: Story time with the Oakland Public Library
6:30–7 pm: Hip Hop dance instruction by Amber Julian in the 10th Street Amphitheater
7–9 pm: Retro Jukebox Band featuring Geechi Taylor playing jazz, blues, and soul 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. Makers & Tasters Series sponsored by Whole Foods Market on final Fridays in 2016.

Off the Grid   Bank of America          




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Oakland, CA 95607