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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Ipswich Arts & Illumination 2017

2017 Illumination Map

Ipswich Illumination 

WEEKEND SCHEDULE of EVENTS



FRIDAY, SEPT 29 PM

  • 5-8:30 Art Exhibit (Town Hall) 31st ANNUAL Art Show & Sale

Featuring works of art from Ipswich residents.

  •  6-8:30 Opening Reception (Town Hall) Food & adult beverages. Live jazz:

Tom Palance, Mark Earley & Friends


SATURDAY, SEPT 30 PM      #IpswichIllumination

• 12-9  Art Exhibit (Town Hall)

• 4-6  Ipswich Poetry Group Reading (Acension Church)

• 5-9 Ipswich Ale Brewery Beer Garden

• 5:45 Paper Crane Drop with Fire Truck (Elm St by police station)

• 6-7 Live music: Ipswich Community Band Pops Concert (Riverwalk Mural)

• 6:30-9 Illumination Events & Interactive Installations (sunset 6:26 pm).

Celebrating arts, community and the Ipswich River with:

• Jessie’s Floating Wish Lanterns (Cove by County St bridge)

• Art Scream Truck ... where children make art (Ascension pkg lot)

• Chime In (riverwalk path)

• Shadow Box (Memorial Green/Hall Haskell House)

• Laser Hall (Elm St by police station)

• Family Station with Fire Truck (Elm St by police station)

• Live music: Bottles & Cans (Ascension Church pkg lot)

• Live music: Orville Giddings (Sawmill Point)

• Light Bright & Photo Op (between foot bridge & EBSCO patio)

• 7-9 Live music: Kate Barry & Nouveau Groove (Riverwalk Mural)

• 8pm Starway to Heaven (telescopes on Town Hall Field)

When Air Meets Water II aerial dance (Green St bridge)

Dancers: Jenny Carlson & Tabitha Rodger Choreographer: Janet Taisey Craft


SUNDAY, OCT 1 PM

Art Exhibit (Town Hall)

• 12-4  10th Annual Acoustic Brunch (Town Hall)

•2-3 Live music: Labor in Vain. Coffee & pastries.

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