Events & Tastings
Experience the lights, sights and sounds of the holiday season during Zoo Lights at San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. Zoo Lights is a magical destination with twinkling lights, Santa Claus, reindeer and a holiday marketplace filled with food and seasonal delights.
Festive music from roaming carolers will fill the air and bright lights shine the way as you retreat to a holiday hideaway at Zoo Lights.
December 16-30 from 5:00-8:00 pm. Please note: Zoo Lights is closed Dec. 24 -25
Event is free and open to the public, open access to get all of your holiday treats as gifts for your loved ones, while supporting a super delicious cause.
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Come shop locally made products from the entrepreneurs of the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center and San Francisco Economic Development Alliance!
We are curating the most unique local brands so you can find meaningful socially responsible gifts for your friends and family. Have an impact with your holiday shopping this year!
Pets and their humans are invited to enjoy a Halloween celebration on the Oakland waterfront with tricks, treats, frights and delights!
The Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites festivities will fill Jack London Square with paw painting for pups, pets pampering, a pet psychic, pooch photo booths, bobbing for bones, people & pooch crafts, pumpkin decorating, doggy treats, pet tricks and more!
From pumpkins to ghosts, our four-legged friends are also invited to participate in a canine costume contest to show off their Halloween spirit! Restaurants will offer Halloween specials at Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites, and pets are welcome to restaurants with outdoor dining year round.
Visitors can bike, ferry, BART or drive to Jack London Square.
EVENT TIME: Oct 29th, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Jack London Square, 472 Water Street, Oakland
The premier fundraising event of Food Craft Institute, the Eat Real Festival is an annual celebration of good food with a focus on artisan food craft, street food, craft beers, local wines and delicious cocktails—all featuring sustainable local ingredients. By highlighting fresh and local ingredients, Eat Real shows how easy it is to support a regional food system by bringing farmers, food producers and eaters together.
After its seventh year, Eat Real had generated more than $3 million in sales revenues for participating vendors and over 600,000 people have attended our events since 2009. 100% of our profits go to support the Food Craft Institute, a non-profit educational institution advocating traditional food craft, entrepreneurship, and economic development for small business.
JACK LONDON SQUARE : SEPTEMBER 23-25, 2016
- FRIDAY 1:00PM – 9:00PM
- SATURDAY 10:30AM – 9:00PM
- SUNDAY 10:30AM – 5:00PM
Come by and check us out!
Join us for a celebration of soul! Enjoy a fun filled evening of wine tasting while you take in beautiful views of the SF skyline and get your dance on to live music and DJ’s playing nothing but soul hits! There will be multiple stages and the dome will be set for an epic dance party.
Leave your mark on the Rock Wall art wall, take in a surprise live performance and commemorate your night in our complimentary photo booth. An array of food trucks and local vendors will also be on hand for your noshing and shopping needs.
Get ready to show off your best moves in a soul train line as you groove to classic soul, mingle with awesome folks and sip the night away.
Additional wine by the glass and food will be available for purchase.
Admission includes a souvenir wine glass AND your 1st glass of wine* (*RW special blend).
This event is a 21+. No children please. No dogs allowed.
When: Saturday, September 17, 2016; 6-10PM
Where: Rock Wall Wine Company – 2301 Monarch Street Alameda
OAKLAND PRIDE IS YOUR PRIDE! Bay Area residents are rich in spirit and give freely! We give from our hearts and from our wallets to causes that we believe in. Help us celebrate our diversity and power this year at Oakland Pride.
When: Sep 11th, 11:00am - 7:00pm
Where: Franklin Street, 2111 Franklin Street, Oakland
Come visit us. Love A Bee!
- Shop from over 30 of the Bay Area’s most talented makers
- Enjoy music by John Brothers Piano Company Duo Get crafty with maker workshops.
- Pre-registration for maker workshops coming soon, including: A penguin making workshop with Woolbuddy
- A Makeup demo with Dame and Sir Decorating tote bags with Jenny Lemons A special workshop lead by Etsy SF.
When: Saturday, September 10th 11am-6pm
Where: The Yard at Mission Rock Lot A, 100 Terry A Francois Boulevard, San Francisco
The Rum Bazaar consist of a 5 hour event where attendees will enjoy (1) great tropical rum cocktails made from the brands that are participating from the event + elaborated by some of SF best bartenders, (2) arts & craft by local vendors and (3) some pleasant retro/surf music.
The 20th Street corridor will be transformed into a free party to showcase and celebrate a diverse neighborhood that blends modern ideas with community traditions to create a new San Francisco experience. This free, delicious summer feast and dance party will feature some of the City’s best restaurants, local businesses, and artisans as well as a variety of indie bands.
Our butchers are also trained chefs, ready to help you with cooking suggestions, recipes, and a personal connection to the farms where the animals are raised. Because we only buy whole animals, we can butcher any imaginable cut for you on the spot, and we pride ourselves in customization. We also offer rendered fats, bones and innards. We make all of our patés, sausages, deli meats, stocks, stews and dog food in house, and our sandwich of the day features our meat, local farmer’s market produce and locally made bread
Love A Bee is a proud sponsor of the Marin Community Clinics Summer Solstice Celebration at the Marin Art and Garden Center
[...] Napa Farms Market offers a wide variety of vegan, gluten-free and downright decadent options. No matter your craving, you’ll be able to create a picnic to go that makes your flight more delicious.
Travelers and the press agree with our philosophy. We have won every major airport concession award and been named “Best Airport Restaurant” by Food & Wine Magazine. Even Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson considers Tyler Florence Fresh one of his favorite airport restaurants.
Napa Farms Market was created by Tastes on the Fly airport restaurant group to bringan authentic marketplace experience to the airport. Since their model was award-winning San Francisco’s Ferry Building Marketplace, they partnered with Steve Carlin, the artisan marketplace consultant who developed the Ferry Building and Oxbow Public Market.
Seedling Projects is a 501(c)3 ‘do tank’ for the food movement and the creators of the Good Food Awards, Good Food Guild and Good Food Mercantile. Seedling Projects is led by Sarah Weiner and Dominic Philips, together with an Advisory Board including Sam Mogannam and Alice Waters. Seedling Projects works collaboratively with leaders in the food movement to celebrate the people who are helping to build a better food system
This one-day, intimate gathering of like-minded food crafters and retailers offers the same sized booths to everyone, a start time conducive to arriving well rested, and booth fees at a fraction of the price of other trade shows. This is the Good Food Movement’s answer to building commerce and community.
This week is NightLife’s first foray into the wonderful world of wine. From how to sip and smell it to how to choose the most impressive (but least expensive) bottle for a special occasion. Meet pros from the San Francisco Wine School and chat with biodynamic winemakers from DaVero Winery. Then, grab a glass and get down to the disco-laced sounds of SyntheTigers and The Bedazzlers.
The Fairfax County Farmers Markets operate 11 farmers markets across Fairfax County, under the Fairfax County Park Authority. By providing access to locally grown foods, our farmers market program strives to improve the health of Fairfax County citizens, support local food producers, and protect the environment.
At the Eat Real Festival, over 60 local food vendors will serve food for $8 or less as a full slate of music, cooking demonstrations, and drought conscious lectures all offered for free. Eat Real focuses on local companies and the food or drink they produce. With a crowd of 75,000 expected throughout the weekend, it is definitely the place to be.
We are thrilled to return to the Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion for the Renegade Craft Fair in San Francisco on July 17 + 18 + 19. As always, we will feature a thoughtfully curated selection of today’s finest independent Makers. Attendees will partake in an exciting weekend of shopping for handmade wares, participating in DIY workshops, and exploring installations and activities with some of the best indie makers around. Stay tuned for more details to come!
Our friends at Renaissance Marin are celebrating three years of providing training, resources, and support to local entrepreneurs! They've helped us in so many ways, and we're incredibly thankful for them.
Come help us celebrate them! We'll be there selling our delicious honey, along with other food vendors and other local entrepreneurs. Come say hi!
El Mercado – A Holiday Market at Ghirardelli Square will be a weekend getaway in a city awash in a booming tech economy. With over 20 food vendors and 40 DIY artisans, El Mercado will sharpen our focus on the small businesses that underpin our economy. There will even be local indie rock bands spontaneously caroling throughout the bazaar, curated by Noise Pop! Look forward to a weekend of food, crafts, music and more!