Oakland Cocktail Week Town Spirit: A Tribute to Oakland’s Enduring Bar Culture
Sponsored by Hennessy

Mon, Sep 17 from 6pm - 8:30pm

  • 21+
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Celebrate Oakland’s long-lasting bar heritage and community through the lenses of art, film, music and craft cocktails featuring Hennessy. Following the premiere of the short documentary film, Town Spirit: A Tribute to Oakland’s Enduring Bar Culture, join us for an evening of good music, light bites and specially crafted cocktails inspired by Oakland bars. Plus we'll be raffling off some great prizes like roundtrip airfare, museum passes and more.

Doors open at 5:30. Program begins at 6 pm. Be sure to join us at one of the bars featured in the documentary, Ruby Room, for the after party!

A portion of proceeds benefit ROC the Bay and their Restore Oakland initiative.

About the Film

Town Spirit: A Tribute to Oakland’s Enduring Bar Culture explores some of Oakland's most cherished watering hole institutions as they navigate a rapidly changing landscape. Meet loyal patrons, bartenders, owners and newcomers alike striving to preserve a sense of community unique to Oakland.  Featuring interviews about Heinold's, Merchant's, 7th St Blues Clubs, The Alley, Trader Vic's, Ruby Room and Cafe Van Kleef. Film directed by Sean Wells.

Sponsored by Hennessy
Watercolor paintings created by artist Tia Kratter
Cocktails crafted by Drexl BarStarline Social Club and Cameron George, Mixologist Ambassador
Musical performance by West Coast Blues' Caravan of All Stars
Music services by DJ Hector
Catering provided by Grace Street Catering

Must be 21 and over to participate. Drink responsibly.