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5 events worth checking out in Oakland this weekend

5 events worth checking out in Oakland this weekend
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By Hoodline - Published on February 26, 2020.

Looking to mix things up this week? From a carnival to a battle of the bands, there are lots of options to get you out and about.

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Oakport Carnival in Oakland

From the event description:

We will have a variety of rides suitable for most children, carnival games for all ages and food vendors selling carnival treats. Unlimited ride wristbands and tickets are used onsite for our rides and games.

When: Friday, Feb. 28, 5 p.m.- Sunday, March 8, 10 p.m.
Where: 5801 Oakport St.
Admission: Free
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2020 Battle of the Bands

From the event description:

Please join us for our annual "Parents Night Out" at The Uptown in Oakland. All ticket proceeds benefit Beach Elementary School. This year's band line up will be: Tammy's Camaro, The Wild Woodsmen and the Puckett Family Project, with special guest Carlos Caminos.

When: Friday, Feb. 28, 7-10 p.m.
Where: 1928 Telegraph Ave.
Admission: $30
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Vibrafolk 

From the event description:

Join us for an evening with Vibrafolk, an entrancing, energizing, intriguing and beguiling band. Vibrafolk is folk, but with the spice of vibraphone, and occasional whiffs of jazz and blues.

When: Friday, Feb. 28, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Caffè Chiave, 4045 Piedmont Ave.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

Mushroom Cultivation & Microdosing 101

From the event description:

This class will highlight an uncommon but extremely simple method of mushroom cultivation that can be done with a small list of ingredients found locally or online. In addition to cultivation this class will touch on risk reduction and the basics of microdosing.

When: Saturday, Feb. 29, 12:45-4:30 p.m.
Where: The Haven, 3007 Telegraph Ave.
Admission: $30-$50 
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Leap into Legacy - Book Signing with Tasha Haywood

From the event description:

Did you know Leap Day is 2/29/20? This is a great day to take a leap into a new adventure, which is my book signing. In honor of being my ancestors' wildest dream, you're invited to my first children's book signing for "Caleb and His Human."

When: Saturday, Feb. 29, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Bible Fellowship Missionary Baptist, 1520 Eighth Ave.
Admission: Free
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