Event

Friday Nights @ OMCA

Friday, December 6, 2013, 5–9 pm

Rain or shine, Friday Nights @ OMCA is on tonight! Due to tonight's weather forecast, the dance lesson and live band are being rescheduled to another date. The DJ will still be spinning all night!

Enjoy a family-friendly festive night market during the holiday season with OMCA and Off the Grid every Friday! The Galleries are open late, with a selection of tasty food trucks on 10th Street. Savor California beer and wine around the Koi Pond while enjoying live music, art activities, and more! Bring the whole family to OMCA for a sampling of the best in Bay Area curbside cuisine—and all that OMCA has to offer!

What to expect on December 6:

  • Twelve gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine
  • Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
  • DJ Dotmatic spinning hits all evening
  • Family-friendly drop-in workshop making holiday ornaments from 5 to 8 pm
  • Makers & Tasters Series with a butchering demonstration by Peter Jackson of Boucherie Meats from 6 to 8 pm
  • *Klezmer group The Red Hot Chachkas offering a dance lesson and demonstration from 6:30  to 7 pm, and then live Klezmer performance in the Amphitheater from 7 to 9 pm (*rescheduled due to weather forecast)
  • A Snack Size Docent Tour, a fifteen-minute mini-tour led by a talented OMCA Docent to introduce you one of the Galleries—you won't know which until the tour begins!—meeting at the ticketing desk on Level 2 at 7:30 pm
  • A holiday kiosk where you can find something special to make the winter bright, on Level 2 in the OMCA Store
  • Extended hours in the galleries and special exhibitions
  • The swanky East Bay Express lounge where you can kick back and take it all in

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 garage for a $5 flat fee after 5 pm.

Presented in partnership with Off the Grid: Lake Merritt @ OMCA.

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Friday Nights @ OMCA art programs are made possible by generous support from the Walter and Elise Haas Fund.