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Image of Jack London Square invites public for festive, pre-holiday shopping

Jack London Square invites public for festive, pre-holiday shopping

Patchwork and Jack of All Trades present local makers, music, and food

Press Releases, Commercial Real Estate, Community
November 2nd, 2017

Oakland, Calif. – November 2, 2017: With the holidays just around the corner, Jack London Square features local artisans and crafters at two events, Patchwork Fall Show, Nov. 4, and Jack of All Trades Nov. 11.

Jack London Square hosts local makers and vendors at Patchwork and Jack of All Trades

“These shows support small businesses by providing a beautiful venue for local makers and vendors at the Oakland waterfront,” said Port of Oakland Director of Commercial Real Estate Pamela Kershaw. “Jack London Square events are family-friendly and offer a wonderful opportunity to highlight the creative and eclectic wares of community artists.”

This Saturday Patchwork features local designers, artists and crafters along with artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and music from 11 AM to 5 PM. Patchwork Oakland organizers say this event supports local commerce by bringing in vendors from the East Bay's artistic community and handmade movement in Oakland.  If it rains, Patchwork will be moved indoors to 55 Harrison Street at Jack London Square.

Jack of All Trades is a week from Saturday from 11 AM to 5 PM. The event is a curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antique dealers, collectors, and artists. This eclectic market includes live music and free DIY workshops for all ages. Jack of All Trades takes place on the second Saturday of each month.

These are two of the more than 55 family-friendly, free public events at Jack London Square throughout the year. Food and drink are available for purchase. Pets are welcome at all Jack London Square restaurants that have outdoor dining, year-round.

Please go here to see all of the activities offered at the Oakland waterfront or call (510) 645-9292. Transportation options to the Square include the Alameda/SF Bay Ferry, public transit, biking, walking and driving. For directions to Jack London Square, please go here.

About the Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport, and 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.

Media Contacts:
Marilyn Sandifur
Port Spokesperson
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1193
msandifur@portoakland.com

Mike Zampa
Communications Director
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1565
mzampa@portoakland.com