Seven things to check out this weekend in Richmond, plus a bonus event today in Oakland

Seven things to check out this weekend in Richmond, plus a bonus event today in Oakland
Richmond's Juneteenth Carnival is happening this weekend at 25th Street & Barrett Avenue starting Friday, June 14. Photo/ Linda Hemmila

Richmond's a busy place where there's always something going on, and this weekend is no exception. From the Juneteenth Carnival to Father's Day brunch on the Red Oak to an abundance of live music, there's truly something for everyone in Richmond.

• East Brother Beer @ Raimondi Park, Oakland

Join Richmond's own East Brother Beer Co. for Hyphy Happy Hour before the Oakland Baller's game. For more information:

• 2024 Richmond Juneteenth Weekend Carnival

Fri, June 14, 2024 - 5 p.m. - Sun, June 16, 2024 - 11 p.m.
25th St & Barrett Ave Richmond. Scan the QR code for more information.

• Bay Area Discovery Museum Try-It Truck @ Richmond Main Library

The Try It Truck is our engineering-lab-on-wheels, bringing hands-on STEAM programming to your school, camp, or library!  K – 5th-grade students will Think, Make, Try® through ideas and build creative problem-solving skills by asking questions, designing solutions, and testing their ideas. Students and families will explore hands-on stations and learn about concepts of cause and effect, energy, and structure and function. For more information, click here. Friday, June 14, 2024, from 1 -3 p.m., in the Courtyard 325 Civic Center Plaza Richmond

• DJ Sticky @ The Backyard

Get ready to groove with DJ Sticky on Saturday, June 15th, from 2 PM to 5 PM! Join us for an unforgettable afternoon filled with an eclectic mix of hip-hop, R&B, reggaeton, cumbia, salsa, and merengue. DJ Sticky will be spinning the hottest tracks, creating an incredible atmosphere for you to enjoy. While you soak in the beats, savor local beer and wine and indulge in the best burger in the Bay Area. Bring your friends and make it a memorable day! Saturday, June 15, 2024, 2 p.m.  5 p.m. 205 Cutting Boulevard Richmond, CA, 94804

Los Nadies @ Sailing Goat at Point San Pablo Harbor

Danceable fusion that includes Rumba Flamenca, Cumbia, Afro-Cuban, Peruvian & Brazilian music, Reggae, and South American folklore with poetically and politically infused lyrics June 15, 2024, 5 PM – 8 p.m. Sailing Goat at Point San Pablo Harbor, 1900 Stenmark Dr, Richmond

• Father's Day 2024 Pancake Breakfast@ The Red Oak

Dad will love breakfast on a genuine World War II ship on a beautiful June day on the San Francisco Bay. Freshly made pancakes, sausage, bacon, and scrambled eggs will be accompanied by apple slices, coffee, and orange juice. And Mimosas are available for our adult patrons for an extra fee. Then, you and Pop can tour the Red Oak Victory and work off some of those extra calories. The music is always live and lively on Red Oak Victory. This Father's Day, we're featuring the classic sounds of the George Cole Trio. Also, as always, the radio room will be in operation to send free Radiograms to friends and loved ones anywhere in the world.

Your breakfast is only $15 for adults and $5 for children eight and under. Breakfast service begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. As an added bonus, a limited number of same-day docent-guided tours of the ship are available at a discounted rate with your breakfast purchase. Click on the GET TICKETS link for more details.

Red Oak Victory is ideally situated for panoramic views of the entire San Francisco Bay and adjacent cities. After breakfast, enjoy a tour of the ship or just sit, chat with new friends, and enjoy the view. Breakfast ends at 1:00 PM but the ship remains open for our guests until 4:00 PM.

• Point Richmond Arts and Crafts Festival @ Baltic Kiss (rear parking lot)

Join us on Sunday, June 16th! For the First Point Richmond Art Festival, behind Baltic Kiss in the parking lot. Come explore hand-crafted local items, art, music. dance, and of course BBQ! This event will be happening all summer long on the 3rd Sunday of the month! 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

• The Elmwoods @ Rigger's Loft


The Elmwoods are a fun and funky band. The musical net they cast is wide open and full of love. Come get captured at the show! Plenty of rock, funk, and soul for everyone. Sunday, June 16, 2024, 2 p.m.  5 p.m. Help Support Live Music - $5 Music Cover Charge.

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