Category Archives: Outdoors

#15a Tonight – Tap Dancing Christmas Trees Beat Back The Grinch

  Tonight – Come out and show both your community and holiday spirit as Alameda’s own Tap Dancing Christmas Trees perform up and down Christmas Tree Lane to raise money to replace decorations recently stolen from several of the homes. … Continue reading

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#13 Fairy Winterland Festival

Ok. The holiday spirit has firmly taken hold as I write about a special event at Children’s Fairyland that is going on now through the 23rd and in my #13a post, giving you advance notice of Alameda’s own Alameda Civic … Continue reading

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#7 Walk (or cruise) Down Christmas Tree Lane

Well, the holidays are now in full swing. And if you haven’t checked it out this year yet, head on over to Christmas Tree Lane (aka Thompson Avenue) once the sun goes down and it is fully dark. The houses … Continue reading

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#3 Zoo Lights at the Oakland Zoo

Okay, I know I’m only on #3 and I’m adding something outside of Alameda, but if you haven’t checked this out, you’re missing something pretty spectacular. Oakland Zoo has once again decked out the majority of it’s walkways and meadows … Continue reading

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#2 Alameda Mayor’s Hometown Holiday Weekend

  Rain or shine, Alameda’s Hometown Holiday festivities take place on Oak Street between Santa Clara and Lincoln. Activities include skating, carriage rides and a reindeer petting zoo. And all are free to the community. Skating takes place between 12 … Continue reading

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