Don’t miss Alameda’s biggest and best car show! You’ll be amazed by the number of cars! Over 400 classic vehicles of all eras will be lined up along Park Street – antique roadsters, vintage coupes, hot rods, muscle cars, and much more. The Downtown Alameda 24th Annual Classic Car Show happens Saturday, October 14, 10:00am-4:00pm and is free to the public.
There’s something for everyone. In addition, many of the local shops and restaurants will be offering special promotions throughout the day.
Want to hear the engines rev? Plan to arrive early to watch the cars parade to their parking spots.
For more info, visit the official event page:
Friday the 13th Art Walk
3Dot Art Gallery (2309A Encinal Ave) Gaze at creepy art pieces, monsters, and the surrealistic themes that appear in works by Raul D’Mauries and several other local artists.
Studio 23 (2309 Encinal Ave) Do you dare enter the “Dark Side of The Grimm” fairytale? Studio 23 will be transformed into a pulsing powerhouse of spirits as local artists toil and trouble to bring you feasts that glow in the 4th Annual Black Light Art Show.
The Red Door On Encinal (2309 Encinal Ave) Marvel at Friday the 13th artworks by Zachary Sweet.
Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden (1223 Park Street) View handmade one-of-a-kind Halloween Monster Masks and mask-inspired photography while enjoying special drink concoctions. Come dressed to KILL!
Phoenix (2315 Lincoln Ave) Get your costume on at the Halloween Costume Swap. Downtown tip: Drop off your costumes for exchange today and get a ticket for first dibs on the coolest costumes on the block.
Alameda Island Brewing Company (1716 Park Street) View artwork by Alameda artist Carolina Tapia.
Wine & Waffles (1505 Park Street) Sing along with Dmitry Panich on piano, 8:00-10:00pm.
Shops and restaurants throughout the downtown district join in the fun by creating special deals and treats for 2nd Friday patrons. This Friday, hang out with award winning tattoo artists at Tiger’s Blood Social Club and maybe even leave with a flash tattoo. Or take a break at Tomatina and enjoy a free order of their 4-piece garlic rolls as part of the 2nd Friday Art Walk.
There are also fun ways for kids to participate in the Friday the 13th Art Walk. For example, you can reserve a spot for the kiddos in an art class at Twirl where they will get to experiment with slime while creating glitter slime monsters to take home! Advance reservation required; class fee applies.
For more Friday the 13th Art Walk happenings in Downtown Alameda, visit the official event site:
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