Here's the basic schedule of events and key dates leading up to the opening of Barclays Center. There may be other events as well.
--September 17, 8:00 am, Opening of Barclays Center Transit Connection, linking arena to nine subway lines and LIRR. Only underground access will be permitted. The entrance plaza will not be open.
--September 21, 9:30 am, Official Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Press Tour.
--September 22, possible date for issuance of Temporary Certificate of Occupancy, giving Nets investors control of the arena.
--September 24, 8:00 pm, Open House, Season Ticket Holders
--September 27, 6:15 pm, Prokhorov Fund reception at Brooklyn Academy of Music.
--September 28, 8:00 pm, Hello Brooklyn! Jay-Z opens Barclays Center with the first of eight concerts.
--October 1, TBA, Brooklyn Nets Media Day