#IlluminateOn9 10|04


The Town Green District lights up the Historic 9th Square’s on Friday, October 4, with Illuminate On9.  This month’s first Friday event is a prelude to LAMP (Light Artists Making Places), and a celebration of Artspace New Haven’s 16th City-Wide Open Studios.


Luminaria will line pathways through 9th Square to showcase light installations created by local artists.  There will also be a musical performance and projection on Orange Street by Music Haven’s orchestra (10-13 year olds).


Town Green also celebrates the grand opening Meat & Co. at 118 Crown Street at 6PM, Inspired Turkey, 82 Crown Street at 6:30PM and Fred.Giampietro Gallery, 91 Orange Street, 6:45PM


The closed portion of Orange Street is open for al fresco dining from 6PM-7:30PM. Purchase take-out from any 9th Square restaurant and dine at the bistro tables and chairs provided by Town Green. Bentara and Palmeira Brasil are also offering open air seating, as well as a cash bar beer (for those over 21 years of age). A musical performance and projection on Orange Street by Music Haven’s orchestra (10-13 year olds) begins at 6:30PM.

Other Activities Happening On9

116 Crown, 116 Crown Street | #five6seven – drinks & Snacks are $5-$7 from 5PM-7PM

Arpaia Lang, 806 Chapel Street | 20% off regularly priced in-stock merchandise and home baked treats for all during event hours.

Artspace, 50 Orange Street | 16th City Wide Open Studios Opening Night celebration with all the artists. The central hub exhibition features one work by each of the CWOS participating artists. Pick up your free Passport and the Official Map & Guide. 5PM-8PM  Bentara, 76 Orange Street | Happy Hour: complimentary selected appetizers and half off from regular appetizer list.  $3 selected beer, $5 wine by the glass, martinis, and well-mixed drinks.

Breathing Room | 817 Chapel Street | $10 glow in the dark yoga class at 6:30pm. Proceeds of the class are being donated to 108 Monkeys.

Fresh Yoga | 49 Orange Street | Peg Oliveira will be teaching a free family yoga class to help you breathe and connect before the action-packed evening! | Class is from 4:30-5:30PM

Fred.Giampietro Gallery | 91 Orange Street | Grand Opening and Reception for works by Elizabeth Gourlay & Kevin Finklea.

Luck & Levity Brewshop | 118 Court Street | Enlightened Beer Tasting feature a flavorful selection of craft brews to enlighten both the mind and palate! | 6-9PM

Vintanthromodern will be on Orange Street between George and Crown Streets debuting its Fall Collection!