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Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration | Oct 18-21

The new BART Plaza will be having its grand opening celebration at 4 pm on Thursday, October 18. Kick off the weekend with a celebration and ongoing programming in at the new plaza.

Mayor Jesse Arreguín will lead the ribbon cutting on opening day, followed by the unveiling of Michael Christian’s “Home” sculpture accompanied by the Berkeley Symphony, followed by the premiere presentation of the new immersive sound art composition by Chris Brown and an evening of live music at the Berkeley Live Stage.

Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration
October 18 to 21, 2018
Downtown Berkeley

Weekend Schedule:

Thursday, Oct 18th 4pm – 8pm

  • Opening Celebration Ribbon Cutting / Music / Food
  • Berkeley Symphony
  • Unveiling of Michael Christian’s Home sculpture
  • Unveiling of Chris Brown’s Immersive Sound Composition
  • Berkeley Live Stage

Friday, Oct 19th 12pm – 2pm

  • Lunchtime Live
  • Chris Brown
  • Berkeley Live Stage

Saturday, Oct 20th 11am – 8pm

  • Family Day
  • Busking Kids Live at 1 pm
  • Berkeley Live Stage

Sunday, Oct 21st

  • Free Yoga in the morning: 11 am – noon
  • Live World Music: Noon – 2 pm
  • Berkeley Live Stage: 2 – 3 pm

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