Top Tickets: July 26–August 1
This week, drink craft cocktails at Jack London Square, discover cool finds on Treasure Island, and shop überlocal in Walnut Creek.
7/26 Retro Junkie’s weekly trivia nights include four rounds of trivia, drink specials, prizes, and arcade games. Come revel in the past, and enjoy live band karaoke. retrojunkiebar.com.
7/28 Hosted on Treasure Island, this monthly event brings more than 400 local artists, creators, and antique collectors to the isle. Spend the day browsing treasures both old and new, and savor seasonal cocktails while exploring the Bay’s emerging food start-ups. treasurefest.com.
Walnut Creek Makers Market
7/28 A tribute to American craftsmanship and artists, this crafts fair features more than 20 local artisans showcasing works ranging from jewelry and apparel to candles and home goods. makersmarket.us.
Art and Soul Oakland
7/28–7/29 This two-day festival is packed with live musical and dance performances, global cuisine, and fun family-friendly activities hosted by the Grammy-nominated Alphabet Rockers. artandsouloakland.com.
Party Under the Palms: Summer Cocktails of the Farmers Market
8/1 CUESA and the United States Bartenders Guild host an evening of craft cocktails under the palms of Jack London Square farmers market. Sip on drinks highlighting beautiful produce from the market, including stone fruits, melons, and other seasonal ingredients. jacklondonsquare.com.
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