BARTable This Weekend: October 2-4

The Asian Art Museum reopens to the public on Saturday with new COVID-19 guidelines and reservation system. Photo courtesy of the Asian Art Museum.
 
We are excited to announce that two of our museum partners are reopening for the first time in over six months. We welcome back both the Asian Art Museum and the SFMOMA this weekend along with even more in-person events including the San Jose Berryessa Flea Market, SF Chinatown's "Walkday Weekends," and more. If you're ready to venture out of the house to some BARTable destinations, we have you covered. Still not ready? No worries, there are virtual events to attend all weekend. 
 
Editor's Note: For even more #virtuallyBARTable content, see our full list of events that can be accessed anytime from anywhere. Please wear a mask and keep a physical distance of at least six feet while riding the trains or at an in-person events. 
 
Friday BARTable This Weekend
Learn how to make the now famous "Jjapaguri" with steak from the Oscar-winning film "Parasite" Friday. Photo courtesy of Korean Bapsang. 
Learn how to make the now famous "Jjapaguri" with steak from the Oscar-winning film "Parasite" Friday. Photo courtesy of Korean Bapsang. 
 
 
Enjoy the return of Friday evening live music at The Bistro in Downtown Hayward, just a five-minute walk from Hayward Station, with a performance by John Rybak. Rybak will be joined by his friends Perry Spinali on the fiddle and Ben Rivera on the upright bass. This free show begins at 6pm.
 
 
Join Betti Ono & Gold Beams as the Oakland Art Murmur launches a month of art, activations, and experiences centering the safety of Black and Brown women and girls. The opening ceremony will include an unveiling of acclaimed artist Damon Davis' new mural "Libations," activating all the spaces we're in by calling in safety through a communal altar, and the space to share your thoughts surrounding radical safety for BIPOC girls and women. The event begins at 4pm at the Betti Ono Gallery, just three minutes from 12th St/Oakland City Center Station. Reservations for this event can be made online.
 
 
Get your laugh on and be entertained from home by comedian, Bren Terhune. Celebrate the release of Terhune’s sophomore stand up album, “Bluff Creek,” and hang with him after the show for a live Q&A. General admission is $15 or VIP tickets are $25 and include an album download. Tickets are on sale online and the laughs begin at 6pm.
 
 
As part of the 2nd Annual Bay Area Chuseok Festival (Korean Harvest), join Korean Center Inc. Board Member and popular Instagram Foodie, Sarah Kim-Lee, as she hosts a virtual cooking class. Enjoy learning to make “jjapaguri,” the noodle dish made famous in the Oscar-winning Korean Film, “Parasite.” The class begins at 6pm and registration is required.
 
 
Mills College’s annual Darius Milhaud Concert features music by Milhaud, Erik Satie, Arthur Honegger, Zeena Parkins, William Bolcom, and Burt Bacharach. Pianist Genevieve Feiwen Lee, soprano Melissa Givens, violinists Sara Parkins and Sarah Thornblade, and cellist Maggie Parkins are the guest performers. The concert begins at 8pm and is free but donations are accepted. Tickets are available online.
 
Saturday BARTable This Weekend
Jon Langford & Sally Timms are one of the many performances you can catch at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass' "Let the Music Play On." Photo courtesy of Jon Langford/Facebook.
Jon Langford & Sally Timms are one of the many performances you can catch at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass' "Let the Music Play On." Photo courtesy of Jon Langford/Facebook.
 
Asian Art Museum Reopening | Civic Center/UN Plaza
 
Welcome back the Asian Art Museum as they are reopening for the first time in almost six months. In celebration of their return, they are offering free admission for all October 3-12. Reservations for attendance are required in advanced and can be made online. Take BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza and the museum is short four-minute walk away.
 
San Jose Berryessa Flea Market | Berryessa/North San José
 
The San Jose Berryessa Flea Market is steps from our Berryessa/North San José Station. Open from dusk until the dawn, the Flea Market is a not to be missed San Jose tradition where "one man's junk is another man's treasure." With over 120 acres of shopping, activities, and food vendors, there's bound to be fun around every corner. Walk-in admission is $2 and the entrance is located near Garden at the Flea and the East Lot. 
 
 
Celebrated young voices of the Mission will come together and talk about home through dance and music. Enjoy a series of pop-up performances around the Mission starting at 2:30pm at 24th/Mission Streets and ending at 22nd/Bartlett Streets at 4pm. The Festival includes work by Grrrl Brigade, Rising Rhythm, Cuicacalli, Las Nenas, Young Minds, Bianc Mendoza, Fredrika Keefer & Flavia Elisa Mora, Curtis Family C-Notes, and poet Mireya Ixchel. Take BART to 24th St Mission and the festival begins at the plaza.
 
 
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass’ journey to bring the music we all enjoy in the park comes to you this year in your living room (or if you’re crafty, your backyard). Stream the concert online as they share new performances by treasured regulars and welcome first-time artists with footage from their hometowns and favorite venues. The lineup includes Ashley Monroe, Bo & Lebo, Bonnie Raitt, Jon Langford & Sally Timms, and more. “Let the Music Play On” begins at 2pm Saturday via multiple streaming sites.
 
Sunday BARTable This Weekend
The SFMOMA reopens to the public on Sunday with new COVID-19 guidelines and reservation system. Photo courtesy of SFMOMA.
The SFMOMA reopens to the public on Sunday with new COVID-19 guidelines and reservation system. Photo courtesy of SFMOMA.
 
 
San Francisco Chinatown is open for business! The iconic Grant Avenue will be closed off to traffic and cars for a pleasant open walkway on Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy a historic street stroll, outdoor dining, and an Asian shopping experience. Take BART to Montgomery St and walk 15-minutes to Chinatown.
 
SFMOMA Reopening | Montgomery St
 
After the museum’s doors were shuttered six months ago, the SFMOMA is finally back and offering free admission through October 18. The museum will reopen with a focus on Bay Area artists including “David Park: A Retrospective” and “David Park and His Circle: The Drawing Sessions.” Although the museum is reopening, reservations are required prior to entry. Take BART to Montgomery St and walk eight minutes to the museum’s Third Street entrance.
 
 
Discover the Temescal District outdoors along Telegraph Ave from 39th to 55th Streets from 11am-8pm on Sunday. Spend the day walking, shopping, and dining out on the street all while supporting Temescal businesses. “Picnic on Telegraph” is also the grand opening celebrations for Skylyne at Temescal, the new 24 story residential development at MacArthur Transit Village. Take BART to MacArthur and make your way to Telegraph Ave for the festival.
 
 
Grace Cathedral’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner instrument, the Charles B. Alexander Memorial Organ (1934), is one of the first and finest American classic style organs and is among one of the largest church organs in the West. Join Grace Cathedral’s Canon Director of Music, Benjamin Bachmann, as he plays the keys in one of the most unique acoustic cathedrals. This will be a feast for your ears, eyes, and soul. The concert will be livestreamed on their website and Facebook beginning at 4pm and registration is requested.
 
 
The Niners escaped week three without any additional injuries and now return home to Levi’s Stadium to face off against the 0-2-1 Philadelphia Eagles. It’s time for Sunday Night Football at 5:20pm and there are numerous ways to watch including on NBC.

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