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Light Up the Night

  • West Hartford Art League 37 Buena Vista Rd West Hartford (map)

The event is now being held on Saturday, April 27th, due to the forecast of rain of Friday. Same time, same place.

Join us for Light Up the Night, a community celebration, on our grounds, Saturday, April 27th, in honor of our 85th anniversary. This event is open to the public of all ages.

Hundreds of white paper bags,or luminaria will be lit on the hill at the Art League grounds at 37 Buena Vista Road. The public is invited to browse in the two galleries, and help light the luminaria while enjoying food from Iron and Grain and CraftBird Food trucks, and live music from Bill Benson and The Hall High Jazz Quintet.

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the lights outside on the grounds as the sun sets. In addition, the galleries will also be open for a preview of the 2019 Regional Juried Exhibit, CT+6, which doesn't officially open until Sunday, April 28th.

Tickets are $10 a person and include food truck tickets for $10 worth of food, luminaria, and entrance to our two galleries. Additional food may be purchased with cash

Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold at the door. The event starts at 6 pm.

Food truck menu includes the following from Iron and Grain:
Black & Bleu Sliders - $10, Turkey Sliders - $10, Chicago Twist Link - $5, Mexican Street Corn - $5, Buffalo Sprouts - $6, Avo-Kale Salad - $6. Beverages - assorted craft beer, cocktails & wine

The CraftBird menu will include:
Sandwiches: Yardbird chicken sandwich, pickles/ sriracha honey, Seoul-bird, lemongrass aioli/ kimchi, Smoked chicken salad sandwich, toasted with cheddar or over greens. Hand-cut potato wedges, Choose an aioli garlic/ truffle parmesan/ cherry pepper

Tickets can be purchased below or by calling the office Monday -Friday from 9-1 p.m at (860) 231-8019.

We apologize, but there are no refunds. Please consider giving your $10 ticket to a friend if you cannot attend.

Earlier Event: December 1
Youth Art Exhibit Opening Reception
Later Event: April 28
CT+6 Exhibit: Opening Reception