Come check out this vision! Mural entitled "Authentically Oakland," by creative team B.A.M.P. and artist Andre Jones.
Join us in celebrating this visionary image that represents the future of Oakland during Black History Month and shop a curated selection of unique vendors and local makers with special guest, award winning chef, author, restaurateur and Top Chef Alum Chef Tanya Holland.
We are excited to celebrate the recent completion of the Whole Foods Market mural featuring the creative maker spirit of Oakland with artists, vendors, and local sweet and savory bites.
Interested in applying for a booth for the Pop--up Market? We are super excited for the 20+ vendors already accepted! APPLY here: https://www.popuphood.com/popup-market-apply.html
Black Joy Parade is coming to Oakland Sunday, Feb 24th!
We couldn't be more joyful about some Oakland positivity coming up in the town the same weekend as our Popup event. Check it out, make a weekend of it, and spread joy!
"A hyper-positive parade and festival to celebrate the Black experience past, present and future." "Black Joy Parade is a hyper-positive, family-friendly turn up that celebrates the Black experience and our community's contribution to cultures past, present and future. We invite you to come be present, be creative, be open and be free.The parade will begin on February 24, 2019, at the corner of 14th St. and Harrison St., Oakland, CA, at 12:30 PM. It will finish at the corner of Broadway and 20th St., and we will be celebrating in the four blocks between there and the corner of 22nd St. and Webster St." - from the Black Joy Parade website
Folx can be in the parade, perform, or volunteer! They are full as far as vendor opportunities go. If you want to vend this weekend consider applying to our Pop-up Market and Mural Celebration: https://www.popuphood.com/popup-market-apply.html
Aliza Gallo has been one of the most supportive people in government of our civic startup in Oakland from day one. We wanted to boost this new endeavor she is part of in return. Also, we support Indigenous makers in every way we can. Read below for all the information about the opportunity, or to attend and support local Indigenous makers at the event!
Vendor Call! 2019 Indigenous Red Market - February 3rd When: Sunday, February 3rd, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Where: Oakland Native American Health Center, 3124 International Blvd area Vendors: Indigenous Artists, Designers and Entrepreneurs are invited to showcase and sell their work. We are interested in Artists, Jewelry, Clothing, Native American products, Native American Food Vendors, Paintings, Bead Work and other diverse cultural products.
Vendor Info: Event occurs outside; if rain, Red Market to be held indoors at CEDAR Center, 3124 International Blvd. Vendors are responsible for their own canopy, chairs and tables. NAHC volunteers will assist with load in/load out; street parking available. Set up time starts at 9:30 am - 10:45 am. All vendors are asked to stay for entire Red Market which ends at 3:00 pm. As with other Red Markets - Event sponsors are arranging for Indigenous cultural performances or music entertainment during the Red Market. Please see: https://www.facebook.com/IndigenousRedMarket/video to view an example of Red Market activity and cultural entertainment.
The Indigenous Red Market is a monthly pop-up cultural marketplace that began in summer 2018. Held the first Sunday of each month, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, at the Oakland Native American Health Center grounds, the Market is not only an opportunity to support and purchase indigenous products, art, clothing and traditional and contemporary Native foods, but to also enjoy Native American musicians, artists and performers.
A collaboration of the Native American Health Center, a non-profit Community Health Center agency celebrating 47 years of operation, and Urban Native Era, a locally-owned apparel Native American business, the Indigenous Red Market pop up marketplace events, offers local indigenous and Native American entrepreneurs income, exposure opportunities and community gathering as well as offers the general community an opportunity for cultural appreciation.