First Light - Holiday Celebration 2018

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Name: First Light - Holiday Celebration 2018
Date: November 29, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Join us to jump start the Holidays! Enjoy free family-friendly performances, refreshments, and giveaways hosted by local businesses.

Participants to date 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
Red Tree Real Estate
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
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.
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! Games and Puzzels
Puppet Showplace TheaterPuppet 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
East Boston Savings Bank 
Boston School of Boabom 
Paris Creperie - Visit between 5-8pm to enjoy free Nutella hot chocolate and a prize wheel to win coupons or gift cards 
Oath Pizza
Brookline Booksmith
Framers Workshop
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 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.

After 40 years in the Brookline/Greater Boston market, The Chobee Hoy Group has joined Compass! We've made the move because we want to offer you the latest and most cutting edge real estate available.

Compass gives our team access to a nationwide community of agents, on-demand marketing experts, designers and operational support staff, as well as financial backing to help our tradition of providing the highest quality service, creativity and attention to detail that we've always had.

Whether you're interested in exploring your real estate options or simply want to know more, contact The Chobee Hoy Group today to set up an appointment.
Since 1871, 
Brookline Bank has been serving the Brookline community with outstanding banking services and strong customer relationships. Today, we deliver an expanding array of valuable financial services geared to helping individuals and businesses manage their finances.

Viking Sports is Massachusetts’ largest sports recreation company offering services for kids to adults. We are a sports company who pride ourselves on being specialists of fun. We believe that fun should be the main component of a sports community, and we believe that this sports community should be available to all.

Event Sponsors:

Moonlight Sponsors

Sunlight Sponsors

Spotlight Sponsors

Brookline Business Districts
Stay tuned for Program & Business Addresses.
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, November 29th
Contact Information:
Free to attend.

Sponsorship and Business Participation Opportunities:

Moonlight Sponsors: $3,000
  • Logo on promotional materials leading up to and at First Light
  • 50 words about your business on First Light page of the Chamber Website
  • 50 words about your business on First Light Program
  • Tagged in all social media
  • Largest logo on event program
  • Top section of sponsorship level breakdown, largest font/image
  • Logo included in two half page ads in the Brookline TAB
  • Logo included in Coolidge Corner & Brookline Village Kiosks Nov. 5th – Dec. 3rd.
Sunlight Sponsors: $2,000
  • Logo on promotional materials leading up to and at First Light
  • 50 words about your business on First Light page of Chamber Website
  • Tagged in all social media
  • 2nd largest logo on event program
  • Middle section of sponsorship level breakdown, 2nd largest font/image
  • Logo included in two half page ads in the Brookline TAB
  • Logo included in Coolidge Corner & Brookline Village Kiosks Nov. 5th – Dec. 3rd.
Spotlight Sponsors: $1,000
  • Logo on promotional materials leading up to and at First Light
  • 3rd Largest logo on event program
  • Bottom section of sponsorship level breakdown, 3rd largest font/image
  • Logo included in two half page ads in the Brookline TAB
  • Logo included in Coolidge Corner & Brookline Village Kiosks Nov. 5th – Dec. 3rd.

Highlights (Participants): $50
  • First Light Business Participant – agree to host entertainment for First Light.
  • Business name appears on the First Light Program and First Light page of Chamber Website
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