Local Happenings

Local Happenings

The big event this weekend, July 27 and 28, the Art & Wine Faire, will be held for the 35th year. Along with all Park Street usually has to offer, additional booths offering food, arts, crafts and more will join the district.

Friday, July 26

  • 1 p.m. Age-Friendly County Focus Group Meeting. Help develop an age-friendly county by making needs, concerns and suggestions known. Provided by the Area Agency on Aging in conjunction with HealthCare Services Agency. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Dining Room 2. (Info, register: 747-7506, deconde@alamedaca.gov)

Saturday, July 27

  • 2 p.m. Nailed It: Cookie Decorating. Learn to decorate cookies like a pro. Test decorating skills. RSVP required. Open to teens, 13 to 18. Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info, RSVP: 747-7713, hfields@alamedaca.gov)
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 35th annual Art & Wine Faire. Downtown Alameda. Visit local shops and restaurants while browsing more than 250 art and craft booths; dance the day away in front of three music stages. Expect street closures and detours. Park Street between Encinal and Buena Vista avenues. (Info: 523-1392, www.downtownalameda.com)

Sunday, July 28

  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 35th annual Art & Wine Faire. Downtown Alameda. Visit local shops and restaurants while browsing more than 250 art and craft booths; dance the day away in front of three music stages. Expect street closures and detours. Park Street between Encinal and Buena Vista avenues. (Info: 523-1392, www.downtownalameda.com)
  • 11:30 a.m. Pet Blessing Service. Chaplain Barbara Snethen will bless local well-behaved pets or a photo of a beloved companion. Free admission. Home of Truth, 1300 Grand St. (Info: 522-3366, www.homeoftruth.org)

Tuesday, July 30

  • 1 p.m., Learn about Alameda’s Climate Action and Resiliency Plan. Learn how to make Alameda a healthier and more sustainable place to live, work and play. Free admission. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Room D. (Info, register: 747-7506, deconde@alamedaca.gov)

Wednesday, July 31

  • 5:30 to 7 p.m. End of Summer Reception. Say “Bye-Bye Summer! Thanks for the memories.” View artworks created over the summer and learn about the reading that happened. Light refreshments. Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info: 747-7713, refdesk@alamedaca.gov)

Thursday, Aug. 1

  • 5 to 7 p.m. 16th annual American Hot Rod Show. Muscle cars, classic trucks, hot rods. Free admission. Harbor Bay Landing, 891 Island Drive. (Info: 521-7711, www.lavalspizza.com)
  • 5 to 7:30 p.m. Quick Draw Exhibit. Frank Bette Center for the Arts hosts show of quick-drawn artworks. Food trucks open. Rock Wall Wine Co., 2301 Monarch St. (Info: 523-6957, www.frankbettecenter.org)

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