From a Pardee Home Museum press release:
Join the annual patriotic 4th of July celebration to take place in the beautiful gardens of the historic Pardee Home Museum at 672 11th St., Oakland from noon to 4 p.m. on the Fourth of July.
Bring the family and enjoy Frederick Hodges on the piano accompanied by Ann Gibson singing patriotic songs. An old-fashioned barbeque includes hamburgers, baked beans, corn on the cob, beverages and more. There will be special activities for all ages: a children's craft table, croquet, badminton and volleyball. Tours of the Pardee Home will be available.
The all-inclusive admission is $15 for adults and $5 children ages 5 to 11. Under age 5 years is free. There is a $2 discount for those guests arriving in period costume. All proceeds benefit the preservation of the historic home and gardens.
Make a reservation by calling 510-444-2187 or 510-832-3456 or just show up on the 4th of July.
The home, in Oakland's Preservation Park Historic District, was built in 1868-69 by Enoch Pardee, a Gold Rush immigrant to California. His son, George, became governor of California in 1902 and was known as the "earthquake governor" for his leadership during the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and and fire.