2018 EVENTS SCHEDULE:

Participants Include:

Fire Opal - Stop in between 5:30-7:30 to enjoy Sweet Wines and Filthy Rich Artisan Chocolates.

Gateway Arts - Gateway Arts invites visitors young and old to participate in an evening of ornament decorating! We’ll provide the materials, studio space, and plenty of holiday cheer. At the end of the night, you get to take home a one-of-a-kind ornament! Additionally, the Gateway Store will have extended hours until 8 PM and offers a wonderful selection of handmade gifts by artists with disabilities. Bring out your inner artist and join us in celebrating the start of the holiday season!

Highrock Church - Live music is available from 6-7pm, beer tasting from 6-8pm.

The Golden Chickpea - Ornament decorations from 6:15-7:45pm

Wild Goose Chase - Live entertainment with Pianist Sam Taber and refreshments from 5-8pm

Curds and Co. - We will be offering tastings all night (5-8pm), glow-in-the-dark bracelets for the first 100 kids, and the brass band Hornography will be playing from 6:30-8:00pm.

Olive Connection - Olive oil and vinegar tasting from 5-8pm.

Capital One - The Capital One Cafe will host Spin-The-Wheel giving guests the chance to win Capital One Swag. We will also have a face painter, balloon artist and treats! No purchase necessary.

Chobee Hoy Group Compass - 5-6:30 Benjamin The Clown, 6:30-7:30 The Clark Page Project playing music from the 80’s and 90’s.

Viking Sports - Viking is excited to display their brand of fun during the First Light celebration through pop up Ninja Warrior courses in Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village. These cold weather mobile Ninja Warrior courses are geared towards families, with each courses featuring a mix of agility, balance, and speed obstacles. 

Unlimited Sotheby's - Balloon Artist from 5-7:00pm, goodies for the kids

Wicked Local

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. - Bring your dog by during First Light - we will be providing dog treats!

Serenade Chocolatier - Stop in for a sample of peppermint bark between 5-7pm.

Knight Moves Cafe - Live music from 5-8pm

Henry Bear's Park - Craft activity: decorate paper lanterns from 5-7pm.

Best Burger Bar - Best Burger Bar will be offering a promotion to families during First Light from 5-8pm. With every purchase of an adult entree (burger, sandwich, etc.) you will get 1 kid entree free.

Eureka - Obstacle course next door hosted by Viking Sports

Puppet Showplace Theater - Puppet Showplace will host free brief sneak previews of puppetry performances of new works from our Incubator program every half hour at the theater. You can also join us on Webster Place for a giant puppetry experience with our light up, interactive The Swishy Fishies!

Strawberry Child Care - Face painting

Boston School of Boabom - Face painting from 5:00-7:30 and free Kids Boabom Classes 5:00-7:00

Paris Creperie - Visit between 5-8pm to enjoy free Nutella hot chocolate and a prize wheel to win coupons or gift cards 

Oath Pizza - Live music 5-8pm

Brookline Booksmith - 5:30-7:30 Brookline Music School performance 

Framers Workshop - Stop inside the Framers' Workshop, we'll be taking photos and giving them away with fun mats!

Rifrullo Cafe - 5-7pm: Scott Pittman Trio, free Hot chocolate, chocolate chip cookies, and brownies. Offering for pick up: Rifrullo Roasted Spatchcock Chickens with vinegar potatoes and Gnocchi Bolognese. 

Tiny Hanger - Face painting from 5-8pm.

Art with Amy - "Words Matter" - Create poetry bags and jars from 6-8pm. 

Brookline Arts Center - This pop-up exhibit features a selection of work by Brookline Open Studios artists at the Courtyard Marriott. Meet, mingle, and view art with your community's many talented artists! Light refreshments provided. Brookline Open Studios is a fiscally sponsored project of the Brookline Arts Center.

Brookline Bank - Meet your town government department heads at Brookline Bank during First Light! 5:00-5:30: Superintendent Andrew Bott, Brookline School Department, 5:30-6:00: Chief Sullivan, Brookline Fire Department, 6:00-6:30: Chief Lipson, Brookline Police Department, 6:30-7:00: Andrew Pappastergion, Brookline Department of Public Works.

Brookline Courtyard by Marriott - Children's choir from the British International School will be coming to sing around 5:15. BHS will sing around 6:00 to 7:00. We will have cookie decorating and hot chocolate from 5 to 8 and Brookline Open Studios will have art, such as Fine Creations Jewelry, displayed from 5 to 8 as well!

The Makery - 7:00-7:30pm, BHS' Perfect Pitch acapella group, 7:30-9:00, Local Singer-Songwriter Spotlight (open mic style), Making project in the workshop, light refreshments.

Feet of Clay - Feet of Clay will be offering a free pottery class for all ages from 5-7pm.

Leeder Management - Voices Boston will be performing.

Party Favors - Cupcake giveaway, cake decorating demonstrations

Peanut Butter & Jelly Dance Company and Lynn Modell’s dance group - Performances in the alley next to Party Favors

Zaftigs - We will be hosting a live band in our dining room that evening

Century Bank - Senior Center Choir, Silly Sally the face painter, and refreshments

Tatte - To be determined