As a part of this year’s Rockridge Out and About Festival (Sunday, October 11, 12 pm to 6 pm), Cole Hardware and Market Hall Foods are sponsoring a raffle to support Rockridge area schools. All proceeds benefit Rockridge area public K-12 schools: Chabot, Claremont, Emerson, Hillcrest, Kaiser, Oakland Tech, Peralta, Piedmont Avenue and Sankofa. Cole Hardware & Market Hall Foods will match all funds raised.

Grand prizes: Bed & breakfast stay at the Claremont Hotel, Experience Rockridge gift certificate pack, Weber BBQ grill. Plus lots of other prizes.

Purchase tickets ($2 each, 6 for $10, 12 for $20) in advance at the Cheese Counter in Market Hall or visit the Market Hall booth the day of the festival (need not be present to win).