Peabody Renovation Membership
Now only $50 $75
The Peabody Museum galleries close for renovations on June 30, 2020!

Come and visit as often as you can before then
with our new Renovation Household Membership,
now only $50 with all the benefits of our Household Membership.

Reciprocity Bonus 
Peabody members get in free
to the Mystic Aquarium
throughout the month of September 2019.
Renovation Timeline
December 7, 2019: Brontosaurus head removal
December 31, 2019: Last day to see dinosaurs
January 1, 2020 : Great Hall & Mammal Hall close
June 30, 2020: Peabody closes for renovation
   Join or renew HERE.

Appetizer & Dessert Crawl Fundraiser and Dog Adoption for the New Haven Animal Shelter

NEW HAVEN, CT – The Shops at Yale is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Appetizer & Dessert Crawl Fundraiser on Sunday, August 18 — a food crawl showcasing New Haven’s diverse culinary offerings, while raising money for the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter.  A Dog Adoption with the shelter is also scheduled for Sunday, August 18th on Broadway Island at 56 Broadway, New Haven.

“Last year we raised $3,000 for the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter, bringing the two year cumulative total from the Appetizer & Dessert Crawl to more than $5,000,” said David DelVecchio, Director of Real Estate Asset Management for Yale University Properties.  “This year, our goal is to make a $4,500 donation.”

During the Appetizer & Dessert Crawl, guests will enjoy generously portioned appetizer and dessert samples from 14 popular restaurants and eateries at The Shops at Yale from 12:00 – 4:00pm for just $20 (plus a $2.04 processing fee).  This year we will feature two separate food routes, one of which will be assigned to groups upon check-in.  

Crawl I
• Sherkaan Indian Street Food (Appetizer) 
Bhel Puri – puffed basmati rice, aloo, green chutney, tamarind chutney, almond, tomato, onion and chickpea
• Tarry Lodge New Haven (Appetizer) 
Eggplant caponata over crostini with pine nuts, currants, chili flakes and balsamic
• South Bay New Haven (Dessert) 
House-made cheesecake with graham cracker crumble, berry sauce and fresh berries
• Harvest Wine Bar and Restaurant (Appetizer) Brussel sprout salad
• Ashley’s Ice Cream (Dessert) Ice cream cup or cone
• Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea (Dessert) 
Specialty decorated cookies and mini biscotti accompanied by freshly brewed iced coffee or iced tea
• Midpoint Istanbul (Appetizer) Humus, spicy pepper tapenade
• Yamasaki Teriyaki (Appetizer) 
Spring roll, gyoza or chicken
• B Natural Cafe (Dessert & Appetizer) 
Fruit and granola parfait
• FroyoWorld (Dessert) 
Frozen yogurt
• Ivy Wok (Appetizer) 
Crab Rangoon or sesame noodles
• Pokemoto on Chapel (Appetizer) 
Tuna dressed in ponzu sauce with sweet onions, cilantro, ogo seaweed, and topped with fried onions or shrimp – dressed in spicy mayo with sweet onions, cilantro, sweet corn, fresh mango and topped with fried wontons
• WAVE Gallery & Fine Chocolates (Dessert) Chocolate truffles
• lululemon is hosting Katalina’s Bakery (Dessert) 
Mini cupcakes and mini whoopee pies

Crawl II
• Sherkaan Indian Street Food (Appetizer) 
Bhel Puri – puffed basmati rice, aloo, green chutney, tamarind chutney, almond, tomato, onion and chickpea
• Tarry Lodge New Haven (Appetizer) 
Eggplant caponata over crostini with pine nuts, currants, chili flakes and balsamic
• South Bay New Haven (Dessert) House-made cheesecake with graham cracker crumble, berry sauce and fresh berries
• Harvest Wine Bar and Restaurant (Appetizer) Brussel sprout salad
• Ashley’s Ice Cream (Dessert) Ice cream cup or cone
• Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea (Dessert) 
Specialty decorated cookies and mini biscotti accompanied by freshly brewed iced coffee or iced tea
• Midpoint Istanbul (Appetizer) 
Humus, spicy pepper tapenade
• Yamasaki Teriyaki (Appetizer) 
Spring roll, gyoza or chicken
• Claire’s Corner Copia (Appetizer) Homemade organic hummus with organic corn chips
• Shake Shack (Dessert) 
Pie oh My- Vanilla custard blended with a slice of four & twenty blackbirds seasonal pie
• Tomatillo Taco Joint (Appetizer) 
Chips and salsa
• Pacifico (Appetizer) 
Shrimp ceviche
• Book Trader Cafe (Appetizer) 
Tempesto – fresh mozzarella, house made basil pesto, tomatoes & balsamic vinaigrette on toasted ciabatta. Fresh iced tea
• lululemon is hosting Katalina’s Bakery (Dessert) 
Mini cupcakes and mini whoopee pies

The ticket price includes free parking at the 150 York Street Garage and all participants who purchase tickets before August 12, 2019 will be automatically entered to win gift cards to lululemon, J.Crew, FatFace, Urban Outfitters, Raggs for Men & Women, idiom Boutique, Patagonia and Barbour.  All profits from the Crawl will go directly to the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter.  Event details and tickets are available at

Also on Sunday, August 18, The Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter and North Shore Animal League America will be holding a Dog Adoption from 12:00-4:00pm.  Enjoy live music, a roaming magician, face painting at L.L.Bean and prizes on Broadway Island – across from Apple, J.Crew and Urban Outfitters.

“We are pleased to host this community event showcasing many of our local restaurants, with profits donated to the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter,” said Lauren Zucker, Yale University’s Associate Vice President for New Haven Affairs and University Properties.  “Yale University’s community investment program supports the growth of New Haven businesses, reinvigorating New Haven’s downtown, creating jobs, and expanding the city’s tax base.

Event Location

Appetizer & Dessert Crawl Check-In and Dog Adoption will take place at Broadway Island, 56 Broadway, New Haven.  Ticket holders to the Appetizer & Dessert Crawl will receive free parking at the 150 York Street Garage.

Upcoming Events at The Shops at Yale

Connecticut Tax-Free Week, August 18-24, 2019

College Night at The Shops at Yale, September 12, 2019

4th Annual New Haven Chalk Art Festival, October 19, 2019

More information for events at The Shops at Yale;

The Shops at Yale & Yale University Properties
The Shops at Yale is made up of the Chapel Street Historic and Broadway Districts in New Haven and includes a mix of retailers and restaurants, such as Apple, lululemon, L.L.Bean, J.Crew, GANT, Derek Simpson Goldsmith, Union League Café, Midpoint Istanbul Restaurant, Shake Shack, and idiom Boutique.  Yale University Properties manages Yale University’s commercial properties, including retail stores, office spaces, and residential units in New Haven.  Enabled by Yale’s community investment program, University Properties is committed to enhancing the quality of life in New Haven through the development of high-quality retail and office environments and the revitalization of surrounding neighborhoods.  As a result of University Properties’ community investment program, Yale University is one of the largest taxpayers in the city of New Haven.  Learn more at and

Summer’s Last Roar 
Saturday, August 17
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Big changes are coming to the Peabody. Find out more at Summer’s Last Roar and discover why now is the time to see the dinosaurs!

Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks and On Fly in the Salt are our featured exhibitions. Check out a 4,000 year-old cookbook from Mesopotamia, search for the jaguar that’s hiding in one of the galleries, get up close with some of our 13 million specimens, or fit in one last visit to the Discovery Room before school starts again.

A member of our student Sci.CORPS staff, stationed in front of the Alaska Tundra diorama in the North American Diorama Hall, awaits the chance to engage visitors in a demonstration related to animal eating habits, vision, and more.

Thursday, September 5, 6-9pm

Hops & History:
Farm to Fermentation

featuring local beers and cider
curated by The Beer Collective

Enjoy the fruits of the field with local beers and cider curated by The Beer Collective and delicious seasonal food for purchase from our neighbor Olmo. Enjoy after-hours Museum access, music, and harvest-inspired specimen interactions. This is a 21+ event. Valid ID required at door.
$30 General Admission
$25 Museum members & students with ID
$15 Sober option

Presented by Yale Peabody Museum
& The Beer Collective

Sponsored by

   Purchase tickets HERE.
August 12, 2019
ConnCAT and the New Haven Free Public Library Announce Partnership to Bring Culinary Excellence to the Green
New Haven, CT (August 12, 2019) —  The Connecticut Council for Arts and Technology (ConnCAT), along with the New Haven Free Public Library (NHFPL) today announced their newly minted partnership which enhances food options and brings culinary opportunities to New Haven’s nine squares.

Through this partnership, ConnCAT’s Orchid Cafe will open its doors in Ives Squared on the New Haven Green. This second location is set to bring the fruit of ConnCAT’s Culinary Arts Academy to the downtown area. Orchid on the Green opens August 12 and a grand opening celebration is slated for September.

“Our mission at ConnCAT has always been to assist community members in their efforts to grow, develop and improve their circumstances,” ConnCAT President and CEO, Erik Clemons said. “Supporting the community with job opportunities, entrepreneurial guidance and authentically welcoming spaces remains at the core of the work we do and we’re excited to integrate that work into the long-standing mission of the New Haven Free Public Library. This partnership will allow us to deepen our commitment to New Haven while ensuring that community members have consistent access to Orchid’s nutritionally rich menu and socially responsible mission.”

“We are excited to welcome ConnCAT and its culinary arts café, Orchid on the Green, to Ives Squared, the library’s renovated space for 21st-century learning, entrepreneurship and civic engagement,” City Librarian Martha Brogan said. “The café is the social engine of Ives Squared, promoting the exchange of ideas in a convivial and relaxed atmosphere with an inventive food and beverage menu. With ConnCAT as our partner, we look forward to deepening our programmatic and service collaboration in support of our shared community values.”

Orchid Café’s premier location was established in 2017 as a full–service breakfast and lunch restaurant that provides training opportunities for participants in the ConnCAT Culinary Arts Academy. The culinary arts program trains adults in the areas of food and beverage operations, entrepreneurial skills, baking and pastry arts, and advanced culinary skills. Graduates also receive the national Food Service Protection Manager certification. The program is targeted to low-income individuals from New Haven, with approximately 25% formerly incarcerated individuals.

With missions that are mutually beneficial and aligned, NHFPL, ConnCAT, and its subsidiary the Connecticut Community Outreach Revitalization Program (ConnCORP) are poised to bring a combination of urban culture, arts, and local community conversations to New Haven’s nine squares. All proceeds from Orchid on the Green will go towards supporting NHFPL and ConnCAT’s ongoing missions.

“The inspiring story of Orchid Café at ConnCAT coming into existence in 2017 is nothing short of beautiful and we have been looking forward to growing,” said Raven Blake, Manager of Orchid Café & Food Operations. “This collaboration comes so naturally because the missions of the NHFPL and ConnCAT are aligned. We are all committed to serving New Haven residents and the community at large, and we do that by providing access and opportunities to foster essential connections. When institutions come together and put people and community first, the most extraordinary things happen and we can’t wait to witness those developments.”

“We are so delighted to bring our second location to Downtown and collaborate with the award-winning New Haven Free Public Library,” said Gideon Gebreyesus, Vice President of Food Operations and Concept Developments for ConnCORP. “It is truly a win-win situation. We are excited to embark on what ConnCAT has created for all these years and keep the continuity of the mission going through our food initiatives”

Orchid on the Green is an innovative opportunity for the two mission-driven organizations to grow, collaborate, and continue developing the pipeline of local talent in New Haven.

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About ConnCAT
The Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology (ConnCAT) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit post-secondary career training institution. The center was established in 2011 as a means to make training opportunities available to all people regardless of race, religion, ancestry or national origin. ConnCAT provides job-training programs intended to give unemployed and under-employed adults the skills needed to secure meaningful, well-paying jobs in the health sciences and culinary professions. ConnCAT provides adults with the academic support needed to succeed in the programs. Career preparation is linked with the hospitality industry and corporate partners who assist in the design of the training. Learn more at

About The New Haven Free Public Library
The New Haven Free Public Library welcomes more than 850,000 visitors annually through our front doors and digital portals, realizing its mission of fostering lifelong learning, inspiring curiosity, and building community through shared access to resources, experiences, and opportunities for all. The library system includes the Ives Memorial Library on the historic New Haven Green, 24/7 online services, the Readmobile bringing books to early childhood learning centers, and four neighborhood libraries: Fair Haven, Mitchell, Stetson and Wilson. Now and tomorrow, the New Haven Free Public Library will transform lives and contribute to creating a strong, resilient, and informed community where everyone can thrive.

The New Haven Free Public Library is a 2019 winner of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for distinctive service to their communities. For more information, visit

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Autumn/Winter’s unique bold hues herald confidence and empowerment

Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 fashion runways are splashing a wide range of colors from vibrant fall reds to more subtle and surprising soft tones.

Color influences our emotions. Color is capable of conveying broad themes and invoking feelings. For example, wearing a strong pink coat can lift the spirit and drown out winter doldrums.

Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, indicates that fall/winter color trends are all about rich hues that make a statement and yet create warmth and harmony when paired with quieter more reserved colors. She describes color offerings for the upcoming seasons in fashion as sophisticated, extroverted, liberating, and strikingly different. These colors relate to feelings of excitement and power.

Expectedly, Pantone’s 2019 color of the year “Living Coral” largely influences fall’s top picks by highlighting peach, pink and orange shades.

Also, blue is a huge color trend. One of the most interesting Pantone colors for the upcoming fall & winter seasons is BLUESTONE. This washed-out, tinged grey, muted blue is nearly neutral, yet a standout.

Pantone Creme de Peche

Pantone Peach Pink

Pantone Dark Cheddar

Pantone Orange Tiger

Pantone Fruit Dove

Pantone Chili Pepper

Pantone Biking Red

Pantone Galaxy Blue

Pantone Rocky Road

Core Classic ~ Pantone Evening Blue

Pantone Sugar Almond

Pantone Eden

Core Classic ~ Pantone Vanilla Almond

Core Classic ~ Pantone Paloma

Core Classic ~ Pantone Guacamole


Pantone # 18-4217

Gemmy Bluestone Pearls

Of Pantone’s lush seasonal array, Bluestone is most intriguing. I desired to emulate this sensational color when selecting these dyed cultured freshwater pearls for this flexible silver bangle bracelet ($145).


The Bachelor Live
  • THE BACHELOR LIVE at Mohegan Sun Arena
  • Wednesday, March 25th 2020 – 7:30pm


Tickets: $49, $39 & $29 | On-sale: Friday, July 26th at 10:00am

The most successful reality romance series in the history of television is coming to your hometown. Featuring Bachelor alum Ben Higgins as your host, The Bachelor Live On Stage Official Tour guarantees all the drama, the gossip and the romance of your favorite TV show in one delightful evening for the ultimate fan party.  Previous Bachelor and Bachelorette favorites will serve as your hosts, as one eligible hometown Bachelor is introduced to local ladies from the audience for a chance at love.

Come to enjoy the show, or come to fall in love! This engaging and hilarious experience will give you and your friends plenty to gossip about and fit an entire season of Bachelor drama into one evening!

Visit for your chance to be a part of the journey!


Riverview Reserved Parking

Get right to enjoying your show with Riverview Reserved Parking, located on the ground floor of the Riverview Garage. Secure your upgraded parking space in advance with just one click. Available through while purchasing your Mohegan Sun Arena tickets or here.

Please Note

The first day an event is on sale, the Box Office may only accept Momentum Dollars as a method of payment. All customers who wish to use other forms of payments may log onto ticketmaster.comView Seating Chart.