The holiday season is fast approaching and the Temescal Telegraph Business District – Oakland is organizing our third annual Temescal Holiday Fair: Creators & Critters for Bay Area shoppers to find beautiful & unique gifts while supporting Temescal’s independent artists. We are returning this year with another FREE petting zoo with an alpaca, goats, pigs, bunnies, ducks, and more! Bring the whole family or your favorite group of friends for that perfect holiday card or profile pic with the adorable barnyard animals.
Support your local artists and get all your holiday shopping done all in the same place: Amazing Oakland-themed prints and greeting cards from Pamela Baron, dog bandanas and water colors from KB Made; masks, tshirts & bags from Dawn Kathryn Studios, all natural Oleema skincare, jewelry by Prism Jewels, art print by Lexi Martinez, sculptures & other fine art from Temescal Artist Community; olymer clay accessories and macrame + weavings from templecooperative, Prints & mixed media from Shelby Designs & Illustrates, circular moon calendars from Bowerbird Atelier, UnsettleCompany bags, MahoganyTouch Health and Wellness soaps, bath bombs and massages, and more!
Get crafty with the Emerson Elementary School booth where they’ll be offering a FREE “make & take” pom pom and tassle workshop with Loome! * And more crafting: Build your own artist gift card set – 10 cards for $10 or 2 sets for $15
* Face Painting – $6 per design (11:30am-2pm) Crimson Horticultural Rarities will have a table to demonstrate how to make holiday wreaths, also available for sale. Enjoy holiday entertainment and cheer at #CreatorsandCritters with a FREE petting zoo, a craft project and hot chocolate by The Cro Cafe.