BARTable This Weekend: January 10-12
Photo courtesy of the San Francisco 49ers.
It's an important weekend in the Bay for the Faithful as they watch the San Francisco 49ers take on the Minnesota Vikings in an NFC Divisional Playoff game on Saturday. Can't make it to Levi's Stadium? No worries, there are watch parties that are BARTable. Not interested in football? We have you covered. There are plenty of events like ice skating, Oakland Chinatown's Lunar New Year Bazaar, and learning more about why the Bay has the King Tide. Keep reading on for what's BARTable this weekend.
Editor's note: Before you go, plan your trip with our Trip Planner to get estimated travel times due to weekend track work throughout the system.
See Nailed It at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center Friday. Photo courtesy of OACC.
A Royal Walk with the King Tide by Embarcadero
Join the Exploratorium and Port of San Francisco Staff on the waterfront at 10am on Friday (or Saturday at 10:45am) to observe, photograph and discuss the King Tide. Learn what causes the tides, why we have King Tides this time of year, and the Port's Waterfront Resilience Program projects. This event is free, does not include admission to the Exploratorium and will meet rain or shine. Take BART to Embarcadero and walk 10-minutes to meet between Piers 3 and 5 on the Bay side of the Embarcadero.
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk by Powell St
Walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music while praying for peace in our hearts and world at the Grace Cathedral from 6-8pm. Every month, the Cathedral offers an introduction to the labyrinth and features a live musician. Take BART to Powell St and walk 19 minutes to Grace Cathedral.
OACC Movie Nights | Nailed It by 12th St/Oakland City Center
In virtually every city, state and strip mall across the US, women get their nails done in salons likely owned by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. How did this community come to dominate an $8 billion nail economy? Nailed It takes viewers from Los Angeles to the Bronx to meet the diverse people and relationships behind this booming and enigmatic trade. Uncover the real history of the Vietnamese nail salon at this free showing at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center beginning at 7pm and stay after for a Q&A session with the filmmaker, Adele Free Pham. The event is free but please RSVP online. Take BART to 12th St/Oakland City Center and walk six minutes to the Center.
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot by 19th St/Oakland
Kevin Smith comes to the Fox Oakland to show his latest and greatest motion picture, the star-studded Jay and Silent Bob Reboot! The icons first hit the screen 25 years ago in Clerks are back. When Jay and Silent Bob discover that Hollywood is rebooting an old movie based on them, the clueless duo embark on another cross-country mission to stop it all over again. Tickets begin at $35 and are available online. Take BART to 19th St/Oakland and walk five minutes to Fox Oakland.
The Farmers' Market at UN Plaza is Sunday, rain or shine. Photo courtesy of the Heart of the City Farmers' Market.