Autumn Lights Festival Oakland CA

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AUTUMN LIGHTS FESTIVAL
in the
GARDENS AT LAKE MERRITT

Friday & Saturday, October 18 - 19, 2013, 6PM-10PM

The Gardens at Lake Merritt
666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland CA

 

Lighted art, fire, and sound installations by Local Bay Area Artists
Food, Beer & Wine, Artist's Museum Store

Sponsored by Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt & City of Oakland
Produced by AnotherBullwinkelShow

Imagine several acres of garden illuminated with weird and enchanting art installations created by local Bay Area artists. Electric fireflies flickering in the trees, glowing waterfalls, a Polynesian Paradise with hand-crafted tiki lanterns and hula girls projected on palm trees, fire-spewing flowers and live fire performers light the night. Music and sound installations surprise at every turn on the garden paths lit with hundreds of luminarias. Attendees are invited to participate during the evening by coming dressed in their most interesting illuminated garden attire.

A fundraiser for Oakland's hidden jewel, recently named one of California's Top 5 Gardens by VIA Magazine, The Gardens at Lake Merritt are located in the heart of Oakland in Lakeside Park at 666 Bellevue Ave. Funds will be used for Garden improvements for the enjoyment of the entire community.

Tickets

Tickets are $25 in advance at http://autumnlightsfestival.eventbrite.com or $35 at the gate; Children 3- 12 years are half price, free under 3 years; VIP Tickets for 21+ are $50 in advance only. VIP Ticket includes free wine and beer tastings and illumination toys in the VIP lounge.

Buy tickets: Autumn Lights Festival at the Gardens at Lake Merritt

The Autumn Lights Festival is hosted by the Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt, a 501C-3, and co-sponsored by the City of Oakland, Studio Quercus, Malibu Compost, Echo Landscaping, Alex-Miller Cole, The East Bay Express, East Bay Loop, and Yelp! Produced by www.AnotherBullwinkelShow.com 510-548-5335.

MAP LOCATION

ARTIST

INSTALLATION

LOCATION

WEBSITE
EMAIL

1 Adam Katz Submersible Water Lighting Waterfalls & Ponds
adam@geekeasy.com
2 Ann Schnake with Ana Labastida, Bianca Cabrera, Carmen, Rebecca, Cassie Thornton, Byron Peters MobileInTent Native Lawn www.annschnake.com
zananovana@gmail.com
3 Brooke Levin Waxed Pape rLanterns Succulent Garden
blevin@oaklandnet.com
4 Ashwin Swamy & Eric Thorne Etched Flowing & Glowing Squid Panels Palmatum Garden
swamy.ashwin@gmail.com
5 Clive Brown Eco-Foam Flower Tree Stump near Rose Garden
cliveeta@yahoo.com
6 Clive Brown Disappearing Pine/Infinity Mirror Pine Tree near the Beehive
cliveeta@yahoo.com
7 Danya Pugliese Patterned Steel Lightboxes Succulent Garden www.DanyaPugliese.com
dpugliese@meca.edu
8 Echo Landscaping (Emily Gegan/Mike DeHerrera) Giant Trees Lit From Below VariousTrees www.echolandscape.net
emilygeagan@gmail.com
mike@echolandscape.net
9 Elida Scola Overlapping Tree
galleriascola@yahoo.com
10 Epic Lights Illuminated Cherry Trees Palm Garden
epiclightscalifornia@gmail.com
11 FX Luminere Uplighting of Cascades Cascades
12 Golden State Bonsai Federation (Janet Nelson) Lighting on Bonsai Trees Bonsai Garden www.gsbf-bonsai.org/lake-merritt
gsbcnorth@gmail.com
rjjn@pacbell.net
13 Ilya Pinsky Yurt with Music Firescape Garden http://www.flickr.com/...
info@villageyurts.com
14 Insect Sciences Museum of California (Eddie Dunbar) Living Insects Painting Butterfly Garden www.bugpeople.org
eddie@bugpeople.org
15 Jamie Vaida Garden of Fire Flowers Firescape Garden www.JamieVaida.com
jamievaida@gmail.com
16 Joanie Mitchell Illuminated Batiks Gazebo www.joaniemitchell.com
joaniebatik@yahoo.com
17 John Fadeff Projected Short Films Small Green House www.johnfadeff.com
fadej@att.net
18 Karen Cusolito & Rebecca Anders Giant Floral Metal Sculpture Kidney Bed www.americansteelstudios.com
Karen@americansteelstudios.com
rbca.anders@gmail.com
19 Keiko Nelson Floating Water Sculptures Garden Pond www.keikonelson.com
keiko@keikonelson.com
20 Kelly Whalen & Sara Dubois & Carlos Martinez & Alice Dockter Gourd Lanterns; Kitchen Sieve Lanterns; Painted Luminarias Community Garden
sara.dubois@hotmail.com
kellyawhalen@gmail.com
21 Kevin Woodson Woven Paper Lanterns Mimosa Tree www.kevinwoodson.com
kevin@kevinwoodson.com
22 Kim Webster Illuminated Blown Glass Plants & Mosaic Planters Mediteranean Garden www.kwebsterglass.com
glassgardener@juno.com
23 Kyle Milligan Tulip Lanterns Understory Garden www.kylemilligan.com
casentini20@hotmail.com
24 Lauran Van Duren & Kyle Milligan Crysalis Lanterns Magnolia Tree
laura@lauravanduren.com
casentini20@hotmail.com
25 Mary White & Christina Bertea Illuminated Bird Baths Near Lathe House
mwhiteglass@gmail.com
26 Mie Preckler Shattered GlassVessels Near Rose Garden www.miepreckler.com
miepreckler@gmail.com
27 R. Emil Barber & Kyle Milligan Polynesian Paradise with Hand-crafted Tiki Lanterns & Vintage Hula Projections Palmetium Garden www.kylemilligan.com
kukubyr@hotmail.com
28 Robin North Chrysalis Path Lights Butterfly Garden
rlnorth@sonic.net
29 Sacred Leaf Studio presents Mud Lites Ceramic Garden Lanterns Sensory Garden www.sacredseed.com
mudlites@sacredseed.com
nbcresta@gmail.com
30 Stan Clark Space Forest of Inflatable Sacred Space Asparagus Trees Picnic Table Area www.oyeahtoys.com
oyeahtoys@gmail.com
31 Sun Brothers Studio (Kevin Gauna) Entry TBA Horse Chestnut Tree Bed www.sunbrothers.com
k@sunbrothers.com
32 Susan Casentini Projected Garden-related Vintage Home Movies Rock Face at the Waterfall Cascades www.studioquercus.com
casentini20@hotmail.com
33 Tara Gill Photographic Light Box Japanese Garden www.taragill.com
taranoella@gmail.com
34 Tech Liminal Electric Fireflies Hornbeam Tree www.Techliminal.com
anca@techliminal.com
35 Tech Liminal Illuminated Trumpets Angelís Trumpet Tree www.Techliminal.com
anca@techliminal.com
36 Tomye Neal-Madison Imelda 12 Panes ofFused Glass VIP Room
tomyegouache@sbcglobal.net
37 Valerie Sobel Vegetal Hand-felted Light Phormium bed www.valeriesobel.com
valerie@zoobywooby.com

 

ENTERTAINERS
WEBSITE

 

FRIDAY 18

SATURDAY 19

Aileen Lawlor of Fire Smoothie
www.firesmoothie.com
Fire Dancer 8-9:30PM Firescape Garden 8-9:30PM Firescape Garden
Amber & Aaron Snider
www.ambersnider.com
Singer Songwriter on Guitar, Folk/Rock/Blues/Americana 6-8PM Yurt
Andrea Farrell & Jeremy Elliott of Wreck This Place
www.wreckthisplace.com
Singer Songwriter on Guitar 8-10PM VIP Lathe Garden
Chris Head of Tank Half Full
www.tankhalffull.com
Singer Songwriter on Guitar & Harmonica 8-10PM Bay Friendly Garden
Dalyte Kodzis & Claire Gendler
Stilwalking Flamingos 7:30-8:30 Garden Center Entrance
Deborah Hamouris & Buffalo of The DulciMates
www.djhamouris.com
Mountain Dulcimer & Voice 6-8PM Rose Garden
Franklin Beauregard Davis
Various Brass Instruments 6:30-7:30PM Garden Center Entrance
Harold Tervort
Native American Style Flutes 8-10PM Sensory Garden 6-8PM Sensory Garden
Ian James
www.themagicofianjames.com
Mind Reading Magician 6-8PM Museum Store  
Jc Villafan
www.jcvillafan.com
Singer Songwriter 6-8PM VIP Lathe Garden
Kelek Stevenson & Dave Evans of Bitter Water
Banjo & Guitar 6-8PM Butterfly Garden
Laramie Crocker & His Universal Fun Machine
www.laramiecrocker.com
Singer Songwriter on guitar, with 3 Singers & Bass 6-8PM VIP Lathe Garden
Laura Inserra
www.laurainserra.com
Hang Drum 8-10PM Yurt
Lee Davidson
Rope Lights Dancer 8-10PM Roaming
Lisa Graciano
www.lisagraciano.com
Bluesy World Music with Guitar, Flute and Vocals 8-10PM Yurt
Manda & Noelle of Very Fairy Events
www.facebook.com/veryfairyevents
Very Fairy Facepainting 6-10PM Japanese Garden 6-10PM Japanese Garden

Monica Williams & Wendy Loomis of Phoenix Rising
www.phoenixrisingmusic.net
Native American Flute and Drums 6-8PM Yurt

Nathan Moon
Singer Songwriter on Guitar 6-8PM JapaneseTeahouse
Paul Anderson
www.travellersrow.com
Dulcimer & Guitar 8-10PM Bay Friendly Garden
Vanessa Lowe
www.vanessalowe.com
Eccentric Indie Folk Pop 8-10PM VIP Lathe Garden

The DulciMates
The DulciMates

Nathan Moon
Nathan Moon

Amber Snider
Amber Snider

Aileen Lawlor
Aileen Lawlor of Fire Smoothie

Andrea Farrell of Wreck this Place-Photo Credit Timothy Crandle
Andrea Farrell of Wreck this Place
- Photo Credit Timothy Crandle

Ian James
Ian James

Monica Williams & Wendy Loomis of Phoenix Rising
Monica Williams & Wendy Loomis of Phoenix Rising

Laura Inserra
Laura Inserra

Dalyte Kodzis & Claire Gendler
Dalyte Kodzis & Claire Gendler

Lisa Graciano - Photo by Richard Blair
Lisa Graciano
- Photo by Richard Blair

Very Fairy Facepainters
Very Fairy Facepainters

Chris Head of Tank Half Full
Chris Head of Tank Half Full


Call for Artists - closed for 2013

 

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Thanks to our Sponsors!

Streetlight Sponsors

The Gardens at Lake MerrittCity of Oakland Whole Foods-Oakland

Lantern Sponsors

Charles Schwab EBMUD Echo Landscaping Ewing IrrigationFX Luminaire Lin Jia Tech LiminalOaklandish 17th Street Studios StopWasteTech Liminal

Tiki Torch Sponsors

Miller-Cole Family FoundationSasso Candy BarSchnitzer Steel

Luminaria Sponsors

Bison Brewery BrushstrokesThe Caning Shop Farm Fresh to You Children's FairylandFriends of Oakland Parks & Rec Galleria Scola     Hillside Gardeners of MontclairHonest TeaLake Merritt Dental Linden Street Brewery Periscope Cellars     Uptown Juice Vignette Wine Country SodaZipcar

Media Sponsors

East Bay ExpressEB Loop KGO 810 News Yelp!

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