AUTUMN LIGHTS FESTIVAL
GARDENS AT LAKE MERRITT
Friday, October 18 & Saturday, October 19, 2013
The Gardens at Lake Merritt
666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland
Lighted art, fire, and sound installations by Local Bay Area Artists
Food Trucks, Beer & Wine, Silent Auction, DIY Art Projects
Imagine several acres of garden filled with lanterns, carved and lit gourds, ponds glowing from submerged bubbles, and electric fireflies flickering in the trees; all created by local Bay Area artists. The Gardens at Lake Merritt will be filled with these and other surprises during Oakland’s Autumn Lights Festival on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 6-10PM, 666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland.
Fire art cars and live fire performers will also light the night. Attendees are invited to participate during the evening by creating luminarias and neon bubbles. Music and sound installations will fill the night. Refreshments, a silent auction, and food trucks will add to the festivities.
Tickets are $25 if purchased in advance at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/277296 or $35 at the gate and include one drink (wine or beer).
|Yael Braha||A flock of interactive hardcover books||www.yaelbraha.com|
|Susan Casentini||Vintage Halloween Blow Molds Aemail@example.com|
|John Fadeff||Lugubrious Projections from inside the Green House - Animations by John Fadeff with Music by Tom Downs: Cautious Haste, Madeira Movie, and more!||www.johnfadeff.com|
|Emily Gegan & Echo Landscaping||Giant Trees Lit From Below|
|Golden State Bonsai Federation||Bonsai Garden Trees Esthetically Lit||www.gsbf-bonsai.org/lake-merritt|
|Insect Sciences Museum of CA||Blacklight glo-in-the-dark living insects||www.bugpeople.org|
|Adam Katz||Submersible Water Lighting Features|
|Brooke Levin||Wax paper pressed flower lanterns|
|Kyrsten Mate & Jon Sarriugarte of Empire of Dirt||The Golden Mean, A Giant Iron Fire-spewing Snail Car||www.formandreform.com|
|Diane Matusumoto, Marianne Hane & Annie Labe||Japanese Lantern display|
|Kyle Milligan||Polynesian Paradise in the Palmetium with Hand-crafted Tiki Lanterns & Vintage Hula Projections||www.kylemilligan.com|
|Mother & Toddlerís Garden Volunteers||Mason Jar Lanterns; Gourd Lanterns|
|Techliminal||Electric fireflies flickering in the trees; Angelís trumpet tree||techliminal.com|
|Kevin Woodson||Giant Dža de los Muertos Flowers||www.kevinwoodson.com|
|Tiffany Marie Chavez||Illuminated Garden Sculpture||tiffanymariechavez.tumblr.com/|
|Nancy Bane Cresta||Ceramic Garden firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Drew Werby, Francesca Borgatta & Joe Groom||Carved Pumpkin Patch||drew: www.juxtamorph.com francesca:www.puppetfigures.com|
|Jaime Vaida||Illuminated Chairs and Benches made from metal washers||www.jamievaida.com|
|Chris Abbey||Eclectic Balloon Twister|
|Deborah Crooks & Kwame Copeland||Guitars + Vocals|
|Andrea Farrell||Wreck This Place|
|Aileen Lawlor||Fire Smoothie|
|Harold Tervort||Native American Style Flute|
|Kaitlin McSweeney, Sonya Gopani,
Caroline Lepman, Brian Weeber,
Justin Sante, Suzy
|Glo Opera Beauty of Lights: cellos + dancers|
Sponsored by the City of Oakland, this organically grown event is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt, a 501 C-3, proceeds from the event will be used for Garden improvements for the enjoyment of the entire community.
Thanks to our Sponsors!
For large print, Braille, or sign language interpreters call 510.548.5335 at least one week prior to event.
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