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Patchwork’s Summer Show at Jack London Square features emerging artists

East Bay's creative community comes together at Oakland waterfront

Press Releases, Commercial Real Estate, Community
June 13th, 2018

Oakland, Calif. – June 13, 2018Jack London Square is home to Patchwork’s Summer Show Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event features local emerging artists, crafters and designers along with workshops, indie music and gourmet food trucks. Patchwork is free and open to the public.

“This Jack London Square event is family-friendly and offers a wonderful opportunity to highlight the creative community of East Bay artists and food makers all in a festive atmosphere at the Oakland waterfront,” said Port of Oakland Director of Commercial Real Estate Pamela Kershaw.

Patchwork organizers say its show June 16 supports small businesses by bringing together crafters, artists and local makers from Oakland who have been selected through a juried process. The Summer Show will offer clothing, bath products, accessories, art, pet gear and other hand-made goods.

Food and drink are available for purchase. Pets are welcome at all Jack London Square restaurants that have outdoor dining, year-round.

There are more than 55 free public events at Jack London Square throughout the year. Go here to see all 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, go here.

About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland Seaport, Oakland International Airport, and nearly 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. The Port's 5-year strategic plan - Growth with Care - pairs business expansion with community benefits, envisioning more jobs and economic stimulus as the Port grows. 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