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Rockridge Out and About Festival

Mark it on your calendar folks! On Sunday September 17th Rockridge is putting on the Out and About Festival. We're excited to celebrate with our Rockridge community for a day of family friendly fun where College Avenue will be closing 12 blocks for food, music and shopping.

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The festival is free and easy to get to! Just jump off at Rockridge Bart Station and walk around College Avenue, checking out all the vendors and performances. Here's a little taste of what you'll be able to find at this year's Rockridge Out & About Festival:

Picnic & Dance with Market Hall            
Rockridge Market Hall is celebrating it's 30 year anniversary of serving the Bay area community in 2017. Live music on the BART plaza features Big Blu Soul and VibraSÓN Salsa. Festival goers will enjoy food booths from The Cheese Counter and Delicatessen of Market Hall Foods (formerly The Pasta Shop), Hapuku Fish Shop, Marin Sun Farms, Market Hall Bakery, Market Hall Produce, Paul Marcus Wines, Market Hall Caterers and Cactus Taqueria. Stop by the free photobooth for fun keepsakes! In partnership with Cole Hardware, Market Hall presents kids’ (and adults!) activities, including key wind chime making.
SOBU OAKLAND - ROCKRIDGE OUT AND ABOUT FESTIVAL

Live Music on the Avenue
There will be live music, with multiple bands up and down College Avenue. Among the groups performing include: The California Repercussions, The Clifton Street Regulars, and JD Dreads - all featuring Rockridge residents. Also, Big Blu Soul and VibraSÓN Salsa (performing at BART Plaza),The Electics, Mozaik Voices, and back-by-popular-demand - The John Brothers Piano Company!  
Sobu Oakland - Rockridge Live Music

Art + Food + Community
More than 100 community, artisan and business booths will dot College Avenue, combining with 
Rockridge’s plethora of existing businesses to offer a full range of shopping opportunities. Festival-goers can get a jump on Fall and Holiday shopping with selections ranging from antiques and home furnishings, clothing and jewelry, health and wellness, books and learning, international and artisanal foods, and much more. 
 
A variety of great eats will be offered by scores of Rockridge establishments and food vendors.  Beer and wine will also be sold and festival-goers will have the option of dining comfortably at tables in four festival food courts.
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Fun for the Kids
Always family-friendly, Rockridge Out & About also boasts loads of kids’ activities including kid-friendly carnival rides and games plus face painting and more.

Stop by SOBU!
And of course, if you're going to going to the festival we'd love to see you! Feel free to drop by our shop on College Avenue the day of the festival, say hi and check out some of our new designs. For more information on the Rockridge Out And About Festival go to rockridgeoutandabout.com. See you!

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