Become immersed in the best that Oakland has to offer with experiences that cannot be had anywhere else. The spouse program this year will include three full days of local art, gardens, fantastic food, and more.
Monday, MAY 2nd
5:30 Opening Ceremony and Reception
Tuesday, MAY 3rd
8:30 Meet and Greet
Meet the other guests and get the conversation started.
11:30 Awards Luncheon
Join attendees for the presentation of our 2021 chapter awards followed by lunch.
1:00 Ways to Wellness with Helen Stone
Spend the afternoon focusing on YOU! WCISA Past President, Helen Stone, will lead the group through a series of activities including introduction to restorative yoga.
5:30 Happy Hour with Outdoor Exhibits
Wednesday, MAY 4th
8:30 All day excursion – includes lunch
Kitchen on Fire
Knife Skills Class – become confident with an array of cuts including slicing, dicing, mincing, chopping, julienne and oblique.
We will have lunch at Café followed by scheduled gallery tour and leisurely garden walk. Don’t forget to stop at the gift shop.
4:00 Return to Hotel
6:00 Annual Banquet, Silent Auction and Officer Installation eremony
Thursday, May 5th
7:00 Women in Arboriculture Breakfast
8:30 Yoga with Helen Stone
Discover ways to continue your wellness journey after the conference is over.
10:00 Arts & Crafts with Mary Pendleton
Every nature lover needs a flower crown! Join us for a fun craft session with Mary Pendleton creating an everlasting flower crown. You’ll leave this session with a custom crown, fit for tree royalty.
11:30 Program ends
1:00 Optional Field Tours (additional ticket required)
Oakland Museum of California
Lunch at Town Fare Café
We will preorder lunch to be enjoyed on arrival to the Museum.
Self-guided gallery tour at 1:30
Explore California art, history, and natural sciences in our galleries and special exhibitions. Situated between Lake Merritt and downtown Oakland, the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) is one of the most significant architectural examples of mid-century modernism in the United States. When the Museum opened in 1969, OMCA’s design by Pritzker prize-winning architect Kevin Roche was acclaimed for its bold and innovative premise: a museum that also serves as a vibrant urban park and public space. OMCA’s terraced roof gardens and central courtyard, originally designed by noted landscape architect Dan Kiley, continue to draw Oakland residents and visitors from the Bay Area and beyond.
Discover a wide selection of locally made items and books for all ages at the OMCA Store. 100% of your purchase helps OMCA share the stories that unite Oakland and California as a community.