On Going Events
Next Regular Tour Sunday November 26, 2017 2 pm
Call for reservations 510 536 1703
Donation of $5.00 requested
Garden Work Day Every Month
Due to Thanksgiving we have not chosen a date yet.
We are expanding some beds and working in the front of our Oak Tree Farm Garden. Come help weed, plant, prune, dig and enjoy being in a 133 year old garden in the Fruitvale District of Oakland
10 am-2pm Drinks and snacks provided
Let us know you are interested in helping and we will send you a reminder.
Our Harvest Beer pop up day on October 15 was wonderful. 150 people came, we listened to music, enjoyed the lovely weather, carved pumpkins and tour the house.
Over fifty people joined us for our Be Our Valentine Tea February 26, 2017
Join us in celebrating the marriage of A.H. Cohen and Emma Bray. 133 years ago on February 28, 1884 they were married and began living in this lovely home.
You will have a tour of the house with rarely seen objects from the original wedding. We will display photos from the many family weddings that took place in the house and we will serve you a delicious tea in the dining room.
We encourage you to wear period clothing from 1880's to1960's.
Rebuild Together Oakland
RTO came and completed our kitchen porch, built new compost bins, and much more. Thank you so much Rebuild Together Oakland.
Sunday October 23, 2016
' Drink Historically ' our 2nd annual pop up beer event
Come join us for the second annual pop-up beer garden at the Cohen Bray House. Enjoy a cold beverage, local eats, games and more under the 130 year old elm trees.
This was a lovely event. 150 people joined us for great food, beer and tours of the house
Volunteer and Member Appreciation Day
Sunday April 3, 1-3 pm
This was an invitation only event for members and volunteers who are the heart of our organization. This day you will spend in the house, looking at our collections, sharing experiences, eating good food and imagining what might be next for our house.
If you would like to become a member and/or let us know how you would like to volunteer.
Rebuild TogetherOakland Transforms the Front and Back Gardens
Rebuild Together Oakland and 150+ volunteers arrived on October 23, 24 and helped the Cohen Bray House take a giant step to re creating Oak Tree Farm and building a community learning garden in the back garden. Please go to their website to support this amazing Community Group. http://www.rtoakland.org/home.html
Here is a link to many photos of the hard working volunteers who helped.
Harvest Party at Oak Tree Farm October 18, 2015
We all had a lovely time in the Garden ! Many Thanks to The Dudes Brewery, Old Belle, Safeway for donating pumpkings, Trader Joe's for donating apples and cider. Thank you all for coming and for being such vibrant supporters of our house, garden project and the community. . All of this would not have been possible with out the many volunteers and guests. It was a great day !