Meet Me Downtown. Free Event in Berkeley on March 20th

Announcing the first ever:

“Meet Me Downtown” Day

Meet Me Downtown Venues

Start at the Welcome Kiosk at the Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza

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Restaurants & bar specials all day for visitors wearing at least one Meet Me Downtown sticker.

Post your best event photos on Instagram with #MeetMeDowntownBerkeley and be entered to win a free iPad mini!

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* Get stickers at all six venues for a chance to win an extravaganza weekend for two at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, restaurants, and arts venues in Downtown Berkeley! Submit your entry at the Welcome Kiosk in BART Plaza.


VENUE EVENTS (FREE)

BAMPFA

11am-9pm
  • 1/2 off admission to gallery
11am-12:30pm
  • Spring Equinox Qijong Exercise

 

12am-5pm
  • Short Film demonstration on outdoor screen every half hour

A Trip Down Market Street (1906, 13 Minutes)

Free Radicals (1958, 4 Minutes)

Rudimentary Moves (2006, 4 Minutes)

 

2:30pm
  • Guided Building Tour
4pm
  • Architecture of Life Exhibition Tour

 

The UC Theatre

Noon-1pm
  • Open to public
  • snacks
  • beverage tasting
  • raffles
1pm-2pm
  • Meyer Sound demo
2pm-3pm
  • Open to public
  • snacks
  • beverage tasting
  • raffles
3pm-4pm
  • Meyer Sound demo

Freight & Salvage

Noon-1pm
  • Hiram Bell’s Ukulele
  • student recital
1pm-2pm
  • Bluegrass & country jam
  • Old time harmony singing workshop
2pm-3pm
  • Bluegrass & country jam
  • Old time harmony singing workshop (til 2:30)
3pm-4pm
  • Bluegrass & country jam

Berkeley Rep

1pm-3pm
  • School of Theatre: Free sample workshops for all ages
2pm-4pm
  • Performance: 2016 Teen One-Acts Festival

California Jazz Conservatory

2pm-4pm
  • Jazz trio concert

YMCA

Noon-5pm
  • Free use of pool & gym
Noon-1pm
  • Free Vinyasa Yoga
2pm-3pm
  • Free Yoga I/II
3pm-4pm
  • Free Yoga I (3:45pm)

RESTAURANT SPECIALS

Almare Gelato: Buy 2 of any size gelato and get a kid size free

Bobby G’s Pizzeria: 10% off all food orders

Comal: $1 off margaritas

Endless Summer Sweets: Buy a funnel cake and get a small bag of any flavor popcorn free

Eureka!: Complimentary Truffle Cheese Fries with purchase of a beer flight

FIVE: Local brew beer flight with Asian meatballs for $15

Gather: Brunch – Complimentary side of Bacon OR Potatoes with purchase of Bloody Mary

Dinner – Free draft beer or tap wine with purchase of any two small plates OR Order 2 cocktails and get 2 snacks free

Jazzcaffee: Free Double Chocolate Browning Decadence with purchase of espresso drink

Jupiter: Free 4oz taster with every purchase of full pint

La Note: Prix Fixe menu – $25 per person including sour cream coffee cake, Les Oeufs Brouilles au Saumon and more. Full menu here.

Paris Baguette: Buy 1 pastry get one free from 1PM to 3PM

Phil’s Sliders: 10% off

PiQ Pane Italiano Qualita: 

7am to 12pm: Free mini cornetto with purchase of latte

All Day: 10% off 11 inch Italian pizza

Revival: Crossroads Daiquiri featuring Smith + Cross rum for $8

Sandwich Spot: Free salad bar all day

Spats: Free side of their famous tater tots

Triple Rock Brewery: $2 off your first pint

Tupper and Reed: $8 Cucumber Gimlets ($2 off normal price) AND $3 Anchor Steam Porter

Venus: Brunch – Half of agua fresca with purchase of entree

Dinner – Complimentary dessert with purchase of 2 entrees

 


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