Local Events Around Town

Alameda Point Antique & Collectibles Faire -- The monthly Alameda Point Antique & Collectibles Faire is celebrating its 25-year milestone on Sunday, Sept. 4.

Local Events Around Town

Saturday, Sept. 3 & Sunday, Sept. 4
The Foodbank Players production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet — In person, 5:30 p.m.; Healing Garden (1435 Webster St.)

All ages, free, but donations are welcome. All of the proceeds benefiting The Alameda Food Bank. To register for free tickets, visit www.theFoodbankPlayers.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Gene Kahane, at genekahane@gmail.com

Sunday, Sept. 4
The Alameda Point Antique & Collectibles Faire 25-year milestone event — In person, 6:00 a.m.; 3900 Main Street, Alameda.
This coming Sunday marks a quarter century since the founding of the Alameda Point Antiques & Collectibles Faire.

Held on the first Sunday each month on the Eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, this event has steadily grown to become one of the top outdoor antique shows in the nation.

The jet runways of the former Alameda Naval Air Station on which the Faire is held, offer spectacular views of San Francisco, the hills of Marin and the Bay Bridge.

The number of attendees at this one-day monthly event has grown to an average of ten thousand shoppers who eagerly scour the booths of over 600 sellers for antiques, collectibles, furniture, vintage clothing, and artwork. There are also over 35 food trucks offering a wide variety of choices.

Call Randie Bradley at 510-522-7500 to be placed on the guest list for this Sunday’s Antiques Faire or call Allen Michaan at 510-227-2503 for additional information.

Monday, September 12
Alameda Sings! — In person, 7 p.m.; Alameda Mastick Senior Center (1155 Santa Clara Ave.)
Alameda Sings! invites all lovers of singing to their Fall Season Open House Kick Off, from 7 to 9 p.m. Male voices needed! All ages. This event is free. For more information, call 510-219-6862 or visit www.alamedachorus.com.

Friday, September 16
Starlight Movies in The Park: Sing 2 — In person, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Leydecker Field (3225 Mecartney Road)
Free. This fun-filled event will start at 6:30 p.m. with pre-show festivities including games and crafts for kids. Our featured movie, “Sing 2” (Rated PG) will start between 8:15 pm - 8:30 pm, depending on darkness. Snacks and food are available for purchase and proceeds support the Teen Program. Bring your lawn chairs & blankets and enjoy!

Barbecue grills, alcoholic beverages and pets are not allowed. Pre-registration is not necessary.

Saturday, September 17
PAL In The Parks - Family Concert Series — In person, 12:00 p.m. to 01:00 p.m.; Chochenyo Park, 2430 Encinal Avenue.
Free, all ages. Celebrate world cultures and diversity through the arts with PAL – Family Concerts in the Parks. Caribbean Express performs Saturday, September 17th from 12-1pm at Chochenyo Park. Led by Cuban singer-percussionist Jesús Díaz, Caribbean Express presents a dynamic mix of Caribbean and Latin American music. More info at: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/pal-in-the-parks-caribbean-express/

Monday, September 19
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Townhall — Zoom Webinar, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Hosted by the Alameda Chamber and Economic Alliance. Monthly Townhall with Dr. Cindy Acker. The topic is Women’s History: Women of Color in Alameda. Register at www.alamedachamber.com.