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Upcoming Events


 

2015 Walking Tours

and the Secret Sequoyah Neighborhood Tour

Advance ticket purchases are available on Eventbrite.

REMEMBER: if you join OHA or renew your membership on the day of an event ($45 individual, $65 family), you receive a $10 discount on the event admission (that is, a free lecture/presentation or half price for a reserved tour!)

Your donations support the work of Oakland Heritage Alliance, a non-profit preservation organization!

Our tour leaders are enthusiastic and dedicated. We invite you to read a bit more about them by clicking on their individual names. We thank you for your interest and hope you join us this summer as we explore Oakland!


JULY 2015

Saturday, July 11, 2015 | 10 am  12pm | NEW TOUR!
JACK LONDON SQUARE—PAST TO PRESENT with Diane Heinze 

Meet in front of 59 Broadway, near Water Street 
$10 OHA Members; $15 General  

Sunday, July 12, 2015  | 10 am –1:30 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY with Dennis Evanosky
Meet at Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Ave.
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Saturday, July 18, 2015  | 10am –12:30 pm | NEW TOUR! 
BROADWAY TERRACE MYSTERIES with Stuart Swiedler.
Meet at Broadway Terrace, East of hwy 13, in front of the old Montclair Mart
$10 OHA Members; $15 General 

Saturday, July 18, 2015  | 10 am –12:30 pm | NEW TOUR!
BROADWAY TERRACE MYSTERIES with Stuart Swiedler.

Meet at Broadway Terrace, East of hwy 13, in front of the old Montclair Mart
$10 OHA Members; $15 General 

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Secret Sequoyah: The Secret’s Out!
FIRST TIME TOUR!

Sunday, July 19, 2015  | noon–4 pm
Neighborhood Tour and Sequoyah Country Club
reception 4–6 pm.

$25 OHA members, $35 general in advance
$30 members, $40 non-members at the door

Purchase tickes on Eventbrite.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015  | 10 am –12:30 pm 
F. M. “BORAX” SMITH ESTATE with Phil Bellman.

Meet at Intersection of McKinley Avenue and Home Place East (1 block off Park Boulevard, in front of 1105 McKinley Avenue)
$10 OHA Members; $15 General


Sunday, July 26 | 10 am–1:30 pm
CIVIL WAR MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY with Dennis Evanosky.

Meet at Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Avenue
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Advance ticket purchases are available on Eventbrite.


AUGUST 2015

Saturday, August 1 | 1–3:30 pm
MONTCLAIR VILLAGE: OAKLAND’S EARLY HILL TOWN with Kathleen DiGiovanni.

Meet at front of the Montclair Branch Library, 1687 Mountain Boulevard
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Sunday, August 2 | 10 am–12:30 pm | NEW TOUR!
HELPLESS AND DESTITUTE IN TEMESCAL with Sean Morales.
Meet at  front of Studio One, 365 45th Street
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Saturday, August 8 | 10 am–1 pm | NEW TOUR!
OLD WEST WATERFRONT – LOWER BROADWAY with Betty Marvin.
Meet at Parker Electric Co., 221 Washington at 3rd Street
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Sunday, August 9 | 10 am–12:30 pm | NEW TOUR!
HENRY J. KAISER’S OAKLAND LEGACY with Tom Debley.
Meet in front of the Westlake Building (formerly the American Bank Building), 350 Frank Ogawa Plaza (12th St/City Center BART).
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Saturday, August 15 | 10 am–12:30 pm | NEW TOUR!
GHOST SPACES OF THE GOLDEN GATE:
NEIGHBORHOOD HISTORY OF VACANT LOTS AND
EMPTY STOREFRONTS with Brock Winstead, Anisha Gade, Sue Mark.

Meet at Golden Gate Library, 5606 San Pablo Avenue
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Sunday, August 16 | 10 am–noon | NEW TOUR!
SIDEWALK ARCHEOLOGY with Ruby Long.
Meet at Piedmont Plaza, near benches in the parking lot at 41st Street and Piedmont Avenue
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Saturday, August 22 | 1 pm–3:00 pm
LAKE MERRITT BOULEVARD’S TRANSFORMATION with Annalee Allen.
Meet near Camron Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Sunday, August 23 | 1 pm–3:30 pm | NEW TOUR!
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN with Kathleen DiGiovanni.
Meet at Vantage Point Park, foot of 13th Avenue at E. 12th Street
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Saturday, August 29 | 10 am–12:30 pm
LAUREL: CHERRIES, DAIRIES, AND BUNGALOWS with Dennis Evanosky.
Meet near parking lot, 4055 MacArthur Boulevard
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Sunday, August 30 | 10 am–12:30 pm | NEW TOUR!
PASEO DE FRUITVALE with Alex Saragoza, Holly Alonso, Maria Sanchez, Pamela Magnuson-Peddle, Betty Marvin.
Meet at Fruitvale BART, near the bike racks
$10 OHA Members; $15 General

Advance ticket purchases are available on Eventbrite.

 

For information about events, or to volunteer, please call the OHA office at 510-763-9218 or email info@oaklandheritage.org.