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Upcoming Events


2015 Spring Lectures and Building Tours

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!


January 10, 2015 | 10am - 1:30pm  | Building Tour
Welcome to the California Hote

Tour the rehabbed Calfornia Hotel, a National Register building, with Chris Duncan, project architect with Gelfand Partners and Alan Dreyfuss preservation architect with Wiss, Janney, Elstner  Associates.

Location:  California Hotel, 3501 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, CA 94608
OHA Members $10 | General Admission $15



January 15, 2015  |  7pm - 9pm  | Lecture

Fossils in the City's Hardscape

Andrew Alden presents the sidewalk stamps of Oakland.  Popular blogger on Oakland geology, Andrew has also collected photos and fascinating information on the sidewalk stamps of Oakland.

Location: Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
OHA Members $10 | General Admission $15




February 15, 2015  |  3pm - 5pm  |  Building Tour

Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Today and Yesterday

Tour the downtown jazz and social club, Geoffrey's Inner Circle. Learn from tour guide Annalee Allen the history of its previous life as the Athenian-Nile Club, a men's social club in the first part of the twentieth century.

For an additional $5 cover charge, stay for live jazz at 5pm; for additional $5 enjoy a soul food buffet dinner.

Location: Geoffrey's Inner Circle, 410 - 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
OHA Members $10 | General Admission $15


February 19, 2015  |  7pm - 9pm  |  Lecture

Learning the Ropes and Rolling With It:  

Double Hung Windows and Pocket Doors

Jim Smallman, Vice President of the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society and a consummate practitioner of learning by doing, will share some secrets and answer questions about some aspects of maintaining a Victorian house.

Location: Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
OHA Members $10 | General Admission $15






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