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Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Burning Man Car

The month of August is in full gear and you should be too, especially after viewing some awesome activities in the East Bay this weekend. Put the rigid to-do list aside and make your way across the bridge in time for more action-packed events.

Laurel Street Fair Oakland’s well-known Laurel District is hosting its 14th Annual Street Fair equipped with appetizing food vendors, a bangin’ dance stage, talented DJs, engaging fashion shows, crafts booths, children’s entertainment, and even a classic car display. Make it a priority to come out and support if you’re near the area. You’ll definitely be in for a treat.

Berkeley Spark No need to sulk about missing out on the upcoming festivities at Nevada’s Black Rock Desert this year; let the sensation of Burning Man come to you instead. Situated in Civic Center Park, the Berkeley Spark is a free festival that will showcase ten hours of the best in art cars, dancers, mobile art galleries, and a variety of other interactive thrills. Get in on this while you can.

25th Annual Smith/Adkins Chili Cook-Off & Music Festival Get your tastebuds ready for the 25th Annual Smith/Adkins Chili Cook-off at the Linden Street Brewery. Besides lots of chili and BBQ, there’ll be beer and live music to help make your day. Proceeds will go to the Alzheimer’s Association, so take pride in partying for a good cause.