Join the Friends of the Oakland Fox for an Exclusive Event at the Restored Historic Oakland Fox Theater
Join us for Taste of the Fox on Monday, April 30th from 6-8 p.m. This exclusive event is a benefit for Friends of the Oakland Fox Theater and will feature Livermore Valley Wineries and Uptown Restaurants at the Mezzanine inside the Historic Oakland Fox Theater. Taste of the Fox is also the first event to be held in the Mezzanine since the reopening of the theater.
Enjoy fabulous views of the beautifully restored Oakland Fox Theater from the unique perspective of the Loge while sipping on wines from the Livermore Valley and sampling the menus of Uptown eateries. This event offers fans and friends of The Fox a unique opportunity to have an intimate personal experience at the theater.
The rebirth, and restoration of The Fox was vital for our City, cultural arts and the community. We now celebrate the living legacy of the Oakland Fox Theater and invite you to experience it for yourself at an intimate event in the Mezzanine of the Fox Theater. Become a Friend of the Oakland Fox to help us in preserving the past and sustaining the Fox to inspire future generations to come.
Auburn James, Concannon Vineyard, Crooked Vine Winery, Darcie Kent Vineyards, En Garde, Fenestra Winery, La Rochelle Winery, McGrail Vineyards & Winery, Murrieta’s Well, Nottingham Cellars, Page Mill Winery, Steven Kent Winery, Stony Ridge Vineyards, Tamás Estates, Wente Vineyards, Wood Family Vineyards
Neighbors and Friends of the Fox including Rudy’s Can’t Fail Café, Olufe, Ozumo and more...
This is an exclusive private event and tickets are limited (only 200 available) and must be purchased in advance. This event will sell out! Only 200 tickets are available. Ticket price includes entry to the event and a tasting package, which includes a glass compliments of the Livermore Valley Wineries, unlimited wine tasting with 14 participating wineries and food provided by Uptown Restaurants.
$75 - General Admission
Tasting package includes a glass, unlimited wine tasting (14 wineries) and food by Uptown Restaurants
$100 - Tasting Package PLUS Friends of the Oakland Fox Membership
Includes all of the above plus Friends with Benefits Membership and a choice of original FOX Poster by John Mattos or a black long sleeved FOOF t-shirt.
*Proceeds benefit Friends of the Oakland Fox Theater, a 501c3 public charitable non-profit corporation.
A Taste of Oakland History
Spend an evening with people responsible for the restoration of the Historic Oakland Fox Theater. Friends of the Oakland Fox, the developer, architects, preservationists, City of Oakland staff will be present to answer questions. While you sip wine, learn more about this historic landmark, the restoration and the efforts to preserve the theater for generations to come. For more information on the Fox Restoration Project, visit www.oaklandfox.com.
A Taste of Livermore Valley Wine Country
Home to over 50 wineries, historic Livermore Valley Wine Country is conveniently located just 25 miles east of Oakland. Being one of the oldest wine regions in California, Livermore Valley was the first to varietally label Chardonnay, Petite Sirah, and Sauvignon Blanc in America. Today, Livermore Valley Wine Country boasts a hospitable charm with its boutique urban tasting rooms and exquisite world acclaimed wineries. Often guests can meet the winemaker when they visit the tasting the room, getting a first-hand taste of the numerous award-winning wines, which most recently include: Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine and Top Red Wine at both the SF Chronicle and the New World International Wine Competitions.
For more information, visit www.LVwine.org
A Taste of Uptown Nightlife
The economic impacts of the Fox Restoration and the success of the theater since re-opening in 2009 are immense. The Fox Theater has become the shining light at the center of a thriving Uptown Arts and Entertainment District. Since the restoration of The Fox began, 41 new bars and restaurants have opened within a 1/2 mile from the theater. We will showcase the restaurants that surround the Fox to give our guests a Taste of Uptown Nightlife. TASTE for yourself why Oakland made New York Times Top five places to visit in the world by sampling from the menus of the restaurants surrounding The Fox Theater.
About Friends of the Oakland Fox (FOOF)
The Mission of FOOF is to preserve and sustain the historic Oakland Fox Theater as a cultural resource, and arts and education facility. Working in concert with similar cultural and economic organizations locally and regionally, FOOF will help to ensure that this key asset attracts visitors, good marketing for the City of Oakland and continues to contribute to the sustainability of the Uptown District. FOOF is a 501 (c)3 charitable non-profit and donations are tax deductible. For more information visit www.foxoakland.org.