West Alameda Business Association
1509 1/2 Webster Street, Suite B, Alameda, CA 94501, California 94501

(510) 523-5955

9/13/2015 7:30:00 PM UTC - 9/14/2015 12:30:00 AM UTC
1414 Webster Street, Alameda, CA 94501, California, 94501
West End Arts and Entertainment District with West Alameda Business Association present the 1st annual Blues, Brews and BBQ! A community event produced by locals! Home Grown! Come out and support a day of delicious BBQ, frosty local brew and down home blues by some of the original blues masters of Oakland! The West Coast Blues Society's Caravan of All Stars! The event will be kicked off by the WEAE Youth Performers!
Followed by Alameda's own Jim Parodi and friends! Jim Parodi and friends is a collaborative of local professional accomplished talent that donate their time to perform at our nonprofit events! This opening will be followed by the Blues Power Hour beginning at 3pm!

The Bladium will be providing a bouncy house and sports games for the kids. The Encinal High school cheerleaders will be fundraising and providing face painting for the little ones as well as baked goods!

The West End Arts and Entertainment District will be a nonprofit organization working to provide grants for music education in Alameda. We also provide a platform for the students of local instructors to perform at each event! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the best Blues, Brews and BBQ around!

NEW DATE! Wednesday, April 26th!
A dining expedition of West Alameda where you can enjoy a wonderful variety of cuisines. Taste wine and brews from Alameda's own Spirit's Alley. Tickets $35 each for reception and dinner. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Girls Inc. of the Island City and Operation Dignity First, enjoy a tasting of wines and brews, and sample appetizers from several West Alameda restaurants at the reception in the upstairs room at Otaez Mexican Restaurant. * Appetizer samples from showcased restaurants * Free beverage tastings of beer, wine & spirits * Live music played by local artists * Free raffle with prizes from local businesses Then, dine at your choice from the following restaurants on the same day. Buy your tickets and more information at WABA.brownpapertickets.com Webster Street in West Alameda arguably has the largest variety of cuisine concentrated in the smallest geographical area.  Within just a few short blocks, you’ll find restaurants serving up food from around the world.  Whether it’s fast food or fine dining, comfort food or dim sum delicacies, a dining expedition on the West side of the island can take you to Mexico, Thailand, Vietnam, China, India, Italy, Japan or France.  And at nearby Spirits Alley at the Alameda Point, local wineries and brewers are crafting beverages that get worldwide attention. The annual Wine & Dine event is a great way to explore this wide variety of dining and drinking options with a showcase of five selected restaurants and local wine and beer.  The event begins at 5:30 pm with a reception at Otaez Mexican Restaurant where diners can taste a variety of beverages, sample appetizers from the participating restaurants, enjoy music and mingle.  A free raffle will be held, with prizes from West Alameda merchants.  The reception is complete at 7:00pm and diners then decide which restaurant they would like to go to for their entrée and complete their dining experience.