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Cheers to the end of another memorable month. Let the East Bay's latest happenings help you digest the last of the holiday's turkey meals.

Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios  

With over 100 professional artists and craftspeople, gorgeous studio buildings, and totally free of charge, join Berkeley Artisans as the organization hosts its 23rd annual holiday open studios extravaganza this weekend. The art walk will expose you to the best of fine arts and crafts, including ornaments, jewelry, blown glass, sculpture, custom furniture, photography, paintings, and much more. Check out this highly anticipated event and take your creative drive to the next level. Find details here. Sat 11/30 and Sun 12/1, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., 2547 Eighth Street, Ste 24A Berkeley.

Fall Into Fabulous Funk & Fashion Clothing Swap

Have you had a chance to clean out your wardrobe this season? Don’t feel too bad if you haven’t gotten around to it yet. Oakland’s Popup Hood & Hub is having the freshest clothing swap in town this Sunday afternoon. Feel free to bring anything that you didn’t make the cut for the upcoming winter months. Also, enjoy mimosas, hot drinks, and good food while you mingle and keep an eye out for some cool threads. RSVP here. Sun 12/1  $7/person (no one will be turned away for lack of funds), 2 - 6:30 p.m., 1423 Broadway, Oakland.

Record Crates & Musical Showcase 

The holidays are the best time to get sentimental. Music gurus and record collectors will find that Downtown Oakland’s Duende is the ideal place to conjure up old memories and make new ones with an event that celebrates everything vinyl. The music showcase features numerous crates of rare, hard-to-find records, stereos and music collectibles. Click here for more info. Sun 12/1, 12-5 p.m., 468 19th St., Oakland.