Best Things to Do in the East Bay This March

Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in the East Bay? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated some of the top events in March so you don’t have to. Less researching and more enjoying your time in the area. Enjoy!

Featured Photo: Mardi Gras mask, Hush Naidoo Jade Photography
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Photo: Courtesy of Brian and Edith Heath/Heath Ceramics Collection, Environmental Design Archives, UC Berkeley

Edith Heath

THRU October 30

The founder and designer of Sausalito’s Heath Ceramics is the focus of a new show and retrospective at Oakland Museum of California. A Life in Clay showcases Heath’s rejection of traditional white clay in favor of locally sourced California clays and a new style of ceramics that helped define a California aesthetic for tableware and products for the home. 

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Photo: Courtesy of Hush Naidoo Jade Photography/Unsplash

Mardi Gras

March 1

Let the good times roll, especially tonight when Chelle Jacques, the Queen of New Orleans Soul joins NOLA’s own Medicine Ball Band for a night of music that just might have you speaking French, or at least Creole.

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Judas Priest

March 12

A premiere 1980s metal band known as much for studs, leather and bleached hair as for their 1984 album “Screaming for Vengeance” pairs up with Queensrÿche for a one-two headbanger of a show.

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Photo: Courtesy of Ryan Bonilla, Galaxy of Hope

Maria De Los Angeles

March 18–19

The renowned Mexican American multidisciplinary artist and Santa Rosa native who works in drawing, painting, printmaking, and fashion will lead will lead two days of workshops inspired by nature and using gestural watercolor drawing techniques with fine line details in gouache.

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Photo: Courtesy of Aurum

Oakland Restaurant Week

March 18–27

An expansive view of eateries includes specially-designed dining experiences and offers from restaurants, food trucks and pop-ups in Oakland’s many neighborhoods.

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Photo: Paunika Jones and Lawrence Chen, courtesy of John Hefti

Dancing Moons Festival

March 24–26

Oakland Ballet Company’s first-ever celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander choreographers, including the West Coast premiere of Phil Chan’s The Teapot Prince and works by Megan and Shannon Kurashige, Michael Lowe and Caili Quan. The program is repeated April 1–2 in Livermore.

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