Local Events Around Town: Oct. 1 — Oct. 12

Alameda Boys & Girls Club -- The 2022 Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Blues event takes place Oct. 1 at Alameda Point
Alameda Boys & Girls Club -- The 2022 Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Blues event takes place Oct. 1 at Alameda Point

Local Events Around Town: Oct. 1 — Oct. 12

Saturday, Oct. 1
Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews — In person, General: 1 - 4 p.m., VIP 12 - 4 p.m.; Alameda Point
Age 21 and over. Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews is Alameda’s annual Food & Drink festival featuring local wineries, breweries, restaurants and spirits where all proceeds support the Alameda Boys & Girls Club. Tickets: $200 for VIP, $100 for GA. More info & tickets: https://corksforksonthepoint.com.

Bululú feat. Henry Linarez: Camurí Album Release Concert — In person, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.; Rhythmix Cultural Works (2513 Blanding Ave.)
All ages. Bululú, a Latin music band in the SF Bay Area will be celebrating the release of their new album titled “Camurí.” This will be an evening of tropical, Latin, dance, and Venezuelan music, showcasing an array of original compositions. Tickets: $35 for adults, $20 for youth. More info: www.rhythmix.org.

AC Transit Board of Directors Candidate Forum — virtual, 10 a.m.
Free, all ages. The League Women Voters Alameda will hold a candidate forum for the candidates for AC Transit Board of Directors, District At-Large — Alfred Twu and Joel Young — and for AC Transit Board of Directors - Ward 3 — Stewart Chen and Sarah Syed. More Info: www.lwvalameda.org.

EV and E-bike Show — In person, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.; South Shore Center, Parking lot (523 Mulberry St.)
Free, all ages. Alameda Municipal power is celebrating National Drive Electric Week by hosting an EV Expo at South Shore Center near Pagano’s hardware. Come see a variety of electric vehicles, talk with EV experts, and hear about the rebates AMP offers! Find more info and register here: www.eventbrite.com/e/ev-and-ebike-show-tickets-413113693177

Thursday, Oct. 6
Halloqueer Variety Show — In person, 8 p.m.; Studio 23 (2309 Encinal Ave.)
Free, all ages. The Halloqueer Variety Show is a trans/non-binary POC inclusive Halloween show that features Alameda’s own Pretty Frankenstein, with special guests Gorgeous Dykes and Hennessy Williams. Raffle prizes provided by The Fireside Lounge and other local businesses! Donations from raffle tickets will be given to Friends of Alameda Animal Shelter!
Ticket info: www.eventbrite.com/e/halloqueer-variety-show-tickets-403114224497

Amanda Glaze & Nina Lacour at Books Inc. Alameda — In person, 7 p.m.; Books Inc. (1344 Park St)
Free, all ages. Books Inc. Alameda proudly presents author Amanda Glaze in celebration of her debut YA fantasy The Second Death of Edie and Violet Bond, in conversation with friend and award-winning author Nina LaCour. More info and to register: www.booksinc.net/event.

Saturday, Oct. 8
Lotería! at the Alameda Free Library — In person, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.; Alameda Main Library (1550 Oak St.)
Free, all ages. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Alameda Free Library with a game of Lotería! Lotería is a traditional Mexican game of chance, similar to bingo, but using traditional images on a deck of cards. More info: childref@alamedaca.gov or call 510-747-7705.

Wednesday, Oct. 12
Get Happy with the Oakland Roots — In person, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Oakland Roots training facility (1150 Harbor Bay Parkway)
Free, Age 21 and over. Join the Alameda Chamber & Economic Alliance for a happy hour event with the Oakland Roots professional soccer organization. Learn about their new practice facility and what they have planned for the community. To register: www.business.alamedachamber.com/events/register/2338

Alameda Municipal Power   Alameda Municipal Power will hold an EV and E-Bike Expo Saturday at South Shore Center.