When: Sunday, September 13th, 12:30-5:30 PM
Where: 1414 Webster Ave., Alameda
What: You are invited to join local residents in celebrating West-End Alameda's culture! This free event, taking place on Webster at the US Bank parking lot, will offer food, fun and live music for the whole family. Entertainment starts at 12:30 with performances from the West End Arts and Entertainment District youth members. Blues will begin at 3PM with local-talent Jim Parodi, who is a passionate guitarist often seen at such nonprofit events.
Businesses from around this part of Alameda are pitching in to add to the fun of the evening.The Bladium, a local gym, will provide a bouncy house and games for children. Additionally, adults are welcome to test out frosty beer brewed right here on the island. Also, members of the Encinal High School cheerleading team will be fundraising by providing baked goods and face paintings for the little ones.
Adding to all of the festivities, this event will be a great opportunity to meet the members of the West End Arts and Entertainment District, a nonprofit organization that will be working to provide grants for music education in Alameda. The organization is new to the island. They describe themselves as a collaborative effort of local artists sharing their collections and performances in participating venues on Webster Street.
The evening is organized thanks to the West Alameda Business Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and advocating for businesses located on the West End of Alameda. Additional sponsors of the event include Hawthorn Suites by Windham, 1400 Bar and Grill, the Fireside Lounge, Artisan Burlwood, Alameda Point Partners, US Bank, and Chica Bistro.
For more information, contact the West Alameda Business Association at westalamedabusiness.com.