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#22 Free Christmas Dinner

On Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Angela’s Bistro will be open and serving turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, vegetables and cranberry sauce—free of charge. Tuckers Ice Cream will be serving desert and Alameda Theater will be … Continue reading

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#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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#12 Christmas Trees Delivered, Setup (and after Christmas) Recycled

If you haven’t picked up your Christmas tree now is the time. One of the best services in town is provided by local Encinal Nursery. My family has a tradition of getting a 10′-12′ tree and very much appreciate not … Continue reading

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#9 Santa’s Workshop at Alameda Towne Centre

Santa is here and the kids have their wish lists ready. We’re off for our annual tradition to visit Santa at Alameda Towne Centre.  All through the month of December Santa’s house is set up to welcome young believers and … 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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