This weekend you can let your hair down and feel good about it. You get to taste wine and gamble for a good cause, meet an amazing metal artist, find something great at the Antiques Faire (yes, it IS this Sunday!) and finally finish off the weekend by polishing some plates of pie, courtesy of Frank Bette. Enjoy!
Where/When: , 2301 Central Ave., Alameda. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Why Go: It's your last chance this month to enjoy two wine tastings and music for a small donation to the .
Where/When: , 2324 Alameda Ave., Alameda. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Alameda metal sculptor Feng Jin will present his solo exhibit of metal sculpture inspired by cursive writing and Chinese calligraphy. Check out the photos and come meet the artist this weekend.
Where/When: , 2301 Monarch St., Alameda. Saturday, 6-11 p.m.
Why Go: Go to Vegas without leaving the Island! This evening will include drinks, dinner and maybe even a little gambling, but don't worry, it's all in the name of education. The event is a fundraiser for St. Joseph's Elementary School.
Where/When: Alameda Point, 2900 Navy Way, Alameda. Sunday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why Go: This month, the first Sunday didn't work out for the Antiques and Collectibles Faire, so the organizers took a raincheck and moved it to the second Sunday. (Just this month, though.) Come by early and browse for your next roadshow-worthy treasures.
Where/When: , 1601 Paru St., Alameda. Sunday, 1-6 p.m.
Why Go: Pie! Pie, pie and more pie. Need I say more? No, but I'll tell you that this is the center's first annual celebration of National Pi Day. There will be lots of pies for you to eat, and the center recommends that you don't wear tight fitting clothes. Feel free to bring your own pie to share.