Best Things to Do in the East Bay This September

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

Featured Photo: Chabot Space and Science Center
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Photo: Courtesy of Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Enduring Mark

September 1–30

With 80 drawings spanning multiple centuries of Western art of the human figure, including works by Paul Klee, Juan Gris, and Joan Miro, “Six Centuries of Drawing from the Gray Collection” is on view at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, through November 28. 

More info: bampfa.org

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Photo: Courtesy of AP2TP Collective

Black Panther Party Oakland City Tour

September 5

Learn about the innovative social community programs pioneered by Oakland’s legendary “Power to the People” party in the 1960s in a downtown walking tour led by party alumni.

More info: bppaln.org

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Photo: Courtesy of the Oakland Zoo

Cocktails and Conversation

September 8

Join on-the-ground conservationists from the Oakland Zoo to mix a cocktail and toast a safe world for wildlife in an online event.

More info: oaklandzoo.org

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Photo: Courtesy of Culinary Angels

Cowboys and Cabernet

September 11

Live music from the Bell Brothers and a barbecue dinner are just part of the fun at an event in support of Culinary Angels who deliver meals to those experiencing serious health challenges.

More info: culinaryangels.org

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Photo: Courtesy of Berkeley Symphony

Bach with a Twist

September 24

The Berkeley Symphony invites special guest performers to reimagine Bach from diverse musical perspectives, including jazz, folk, and South Asian musical styles.

More info: berkeleysymphony.org

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Photo: Courtesy of Chabot Space and Science Center

Sunset Science

September 26

Join local astronomers at Chabot Space and Science Center for an evening oriented around the early evening sky and learn about stellar (and interstellar) concepts while noshing on light bites.

More info: chabotspace.org

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