This weekend in Oakland

on November 19, 2010

Weekend Events Calendar:

Friday, 11/19, 8 p.m.: Season Opening of Oakland East Bay Symphony, featuring guitarist Carlos Santana and composition for full orchestra by multi Grammy-winning songwriter Narada Michael Walden. Performances both Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.(Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland)

Friday, 11/19, 8:30 p.m.: San Francisco Bay Area International salsa congress, a salsa dancing extravaganza, featuring performances, workshops and competitions all weekend long. Runs November 18th to November 21st. Website: www.sfsalsacongress.com. (Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland)

Saturday, 11/20, 10 a.m.: Bill Nye’s Climate Lab Opening Weekend at the Chabot Space & Science Museum, featuring a public announcement by mayor-elect Jean Quan. (Chabot Space & Science Center, 10000 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland)

Saturday, 11/20, 11 a.m.: Oakland Community Toy Drive, an event where eligible low-income families can sign up for receive free toys for the holidays. Picture ID and proof of Oakland residence, children’s ages, and income required. (Oakland City hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland)

Saturday, 11/20, 12:30 p.m.: Cal vs. Stanford “Big Game,” the traditional college football rival teams meet to play at UC Berkeley and compete for the victory “axe” trophy. (University of California Berkeley, Memorial Stadium, Berkeley)

Sunday, 11/21, 1:05 p.m.: San Francisco 49ers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Football game at Candlestick Park. Includes a halftime ceremony where founding family members Tony and Vic Morabito will be inducted into the 49ers Hall of Fame. (Candlestick Park, 490 Jamestown Ave., San Francisco)

Sunday, 11/21, 3 p.m.: Marshawn Lunch 4th Annual Family First Turkey Drive, where family and friends of the NFL star will hand out free Turkeys to those in need. (Oakland Tech High School, 4351 Broadway, Oakland)

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1 Comment

  1. Sarcastic Dick on November 19, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    wow! thanks for putting the 49ers game on Oakland North’s community calendar or I wouldn’t have know what to do with myself this weekend!



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