Art, wine, and community spells a fun weekend in the East Bay. Be tempted (be verrrry tempted!) and cross the bridge so you can join in these worthwhile festivities.
Urbano Cellars in Berkeley is hosting the opening reception of PoSh Art Works, a solo show displaying over 30 paintings that'll be around for viewing pleasure and for purchase through January. Prepare for an evening of light refreshments and wine tasting as you check out the latest works of local artists. Click here for more details. 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Sat 11/9, 2323 B 4th Street, Berkeley, (510) 647-8393.
If you're a sucker for sustainable living and everything organic, you need to be at this Saturday's Hops N Harvest Celebration. Presented by the Victory Garden Foundation and Bison Organic Brew in Oakland, this event will feature live entertainment, a number of gardening classes, home brewing demos, and activities for children in the Kids' Zone. Funds raised will support the Victory Garden Foundation's edible gardening initiatives that promote the advancement of the urban agriculture movement. Additional info here. 1 - 5 p.m. Sat. 11/9, 5316 Telegraph, Oakland.
Get ready for another showdown in Oakland’s vibrant Temescal District. This year’s Novemberfest promises to bring delicious food, the finest craft brewers in the area, and much more. What’s best is all proceeds go to Walk Oakland, Bike Oakland, a community effort designed to improve the quality of life for Oaklanders. Click here for more info. 12 - 4 p.m., Sun 11/10, 486 49th Street, Oakland, (415) 990-8028.