BAHA Holiday Open House
Photo: Anthony Bruce
Thursday, 14 December 2017
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for holiday cheer and light refreshments at the historic McCreary-Greer House.
Meet and chat with our Executive Director, Anthony Bruce, and BAHA board members.
Browse our bookshop for attractive and educational holiday gifts.
We look forward to seeing you and your guests!
Photo: Anthony Bruce
Richard Schwartz launches new book
Historian Richard Schwartz is marking the release of his latest book, The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis (RSB Books, April 2017), with a presebtation and book signing of his latest volume, a biography of Maurice B. Curtis, the actor who made his name as “Sam’l of Posen” and who built the fabled Peralta Park Hotel.
Thursday, 21 December 2017
7:00 pm Congregation Beth El
1301 Oxford Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
Photo: Daniella Thompson
Berkeley Historical Society Events
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Oakland Heritage Alliance Events
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Free Guided Tours of the Oakland Museum
Founded in 1971, the Council on Architecture at the Oakland Museum of California supports the museum and celebrates its exceptional architecture. Its members are interested in promoting greater understanding and appreciation of the built environment through architectural tours, exhibits, and lectures.
On the first Sunday of each month, at 1 pm, members of the Council on Architecture lead tours featuring the museum’s architecture and gardens. There’s much to talk about with the exciting enhancements to the building by Mark Cavagnero Associates.
For additional information, call Sandra Coleman, (510) 451-6796.
Guided Tours of the Paramount Theatre
Public tours of the Paramount Theatre are given on the first and third Saturdays of each month, excluding holidays and holiday weekends. No reservations are necessary. Tours begin promptly at 10:00 am at the Box Office entrance on 21st Street near Broadway. The tour lasts about 2 hours and provides a full and informative view of the Theatre. Cameras are allowed. Admission is $5.00 per person. Children must be at least 10 years old, and adult chaperones are required. Please note that some areas of the tour are not wheelchair accessible.
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