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Woolsey Hall
East Haven High School
Hamden Middle School
Shelton Intermediate School
New Canaan High School
Regina A. Quick Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield University
Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, Sacred Heart University
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
Jones Family Farms
Rumsey Hall School
 

Woolsey Hall

500 College St, at Grove Street, New Haven, CT

From Hartford: 



Take I-91 South to exit 3 (Trumbull Street). At the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Orange Street. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Grove Street. The Grove Street Parking Garage is on your right (65 Grove Street). We suggest that you park there for NHSO concerts. Woolsey Hall is three blocks further along on Grove Street on the left side of the intersection of Grove and College Streets.

From Fairfield County and New York State via I-95:



Take I-95 North to I-91 North (signs for Hartford); continue to exit  3 (Trumbull Street). At the bottom of the ramp turn left onto Orange Street. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Grove Street. The Grove Street Parking Garage is on your right (65 Grove Street). We suggest that you park there for NHSO concerts. Woolsey Hall is three blocks further along on Grove Street on the left side of the intersection of Grove and College Streets.

From New London:

Take I-95 South to I-91 North (signs for Hartford);  continue to exit 3 (Trumbull Street). At the bottom of the ramp turn left onto Orange Street. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Grove Street. The Grove Street Parking Garage is on your right (65 Grove Street). We suggest that you park there for NHSO concerts. Woolsey Hall is three blocks further along on Grove Street on the left side of the intersection of Grove and College Streets.

From Derby:

Follow Route 34 (Derby Avenue) into New Haven. A block and a half past  Ella Grasso Boulevard, take the right fork; Derby Ave becomes George Street. Follow George Street to Church Street (Macy's Department was formerly on this corner). Turn left onto Church Street. Continue to Wall Street (one block past the New Haven Green) and turn right. At the stop sign take a left onto Orange Street. At the first light take a left onto Grove Street. The Grove Street Parking Garage is on your right (between Orange Street and Whitney Avenue). We suggest that you park there for NHSO concerts. Woolsey Hall is three blocks further along on Grove Street on the left side of the intersection of Grove and College Streets.

Parking Information for Woolsey Hall



Street parking in the Woolsey Hall area is available on Grove, College, and Wall Streets, and is free after 7:00 pm.

Grove Street Garage

On NHSO Symphony Series performance dates, subscribers and patrons are encouraged to park at the Grove Street Parking garage and take a free, short shuttle bus ride to Woolsey Hall. Woolsey Hall is three long blocks further along Grove Street on the left side of the intersection of Grove and College Streets.

Subscribers may park at the Grove Street Garage for free on NHSO concert dates with the presentation of their Bravo Card. Hourly rates will apply to all others.

** Please Note: The Grove Street Parking Garage usually closes no later than 11:00pm on NHSO performance dates. Please check closing times before leaving your car at the garage.

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East Haven High School

35 Wheelbarrow Ln., East Haven, CT

From the North on I-91

Take Exit 8 for Middletown Ave toward North Branford. Turn left at CT-80/Middletown Ave. Middletown Ave becomes Foxon Blvd., continue to follow for 2.8 miles. Turn left onto Wheelbarrow Lane.

From the South on 1-91

Take Exit 8 for CT-80/CT-17/Middletown Ave toward North Branford. Keep right at the fork to continue toward CT-80/Foxon Blvd. and merge onto CT-80/Foxon Blvd for 2.7 miles. Turn left onto Wheelbarrow Lane.

From the East on I-95

Take Exit 52 for CT-100/N. High St. toward East Haven. Turn right at CT-100/N. High St. Continue to follow N. High St. Turn right at CT-80/Foxon Blvd. Turn left onto Wheelbarrow Lane.

From the West on I-95

Take Exit 48 to I-91 North. Take Exit 8 for CT-80/CT-17/Middletown Ave toward North Branford. Keep right at the fork to continue toward CT-80/Foxon Blvd. and merge onto CT-80/Foxon Blvd for 2.7 miles. Turn left onto Wheelbarrow Lane.

From the East on Route 80 (N. Branford)

Head southwest on CT-22/CT-80/Foxon Blvd. toward Great Hill Rd. Continue to follow CT-80/Foxon Blvd. Turn right at Wheelbarrow Lane.

Parking at East Haven High School

There is plenty of free parking outside the school.

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Hamden Middle School

2623 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT

From Route 15 Parkway (North or South):

Take exit 60 (CT 10). Turn left onto Dixwell Avenue. If coming from CT-15 North, will pass Hamden Plaza on left on Dixwell. Proceed 1.2 miles. School is on the right.

From I-91 – (North or South):

Take Exit 10 (CT 40 toward Hamden/Cheshire). Take first exit on right. Turn right onto Devine St. Turn right onto State St. Turn right onto Dixwell Avenue. Proceed 1.7 miles. School is on the left.

Parking at Hamden Middle School

There is plenty of free parking at the school.

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Shelton Intermediate School

675 Constitution Blvd North, Shelton, CT

From New Haven & Shoreline Areas (to Route 34 West):

Take I-95 to Exit 47 marked "Downtown New Haven" (if coming down I-91, take exit , marked "Downtown New Haven." The ramp becomes Frontage Road, (Route 34). Follow Frontage Road to  Ella Grasso Boulevard; turn  right at Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and left at Derby Ave, which is the continuation of Route 34. Follow Route 34 West to the center of Derby (about 8 miles) and continue under the Route 8 overpass.

At the fourth light after the Route 8 overpass (the light at the bottom of the hill), turn left onto Bridge Street. Proceed over the bridge and get in the right-hand lane. At the first light turn right onto Howe Avenue (Route 110). At next light turn left onto White Street and follow the signs for Route 108 (Webster Bank is on the corner). Pass the bank and turn right onto Perry Avenue (Route 108). At a stop sign, Perry Avenue curves left and becomes Wooster Street and then Shelton Avenue (still Route 108). Follow Route 108 approximately 1.5 miles past Meadow Street to Constitution Boulevard; turn right on Constitution Boulevard; the Intermediate School is 0.3 miles on the right.

From Hartford/Meriden area  via Route 15 South (Wilbur Cross Parkway):

From Route 15, take  exit 58 (Route 34 West/Derby). Turn right and follow Route 34 West towards Derby (about 3 miles). Continue under the Route 8 overpass. At the fourth light after going under the Route 8 overpass (light at the bottom of the hill), turn left onto Bridge Street. Proceed over the bridge and get in the right-hand lane. At the first light turn right onto Howe Avenue (Route 110). At next light turn left onto White Street, follow signs for Route 108 (Webster Bank is on the corner). Pass the bank and turn right on Perry Avenue (Route 108). At a stop sign, Perry Avenue curves left and becomes Wooster Street and then Shelton Avenue (still Route 108). Follow Route 108 approximately 1.5 miles past Meadow Street to Constitution Boulevard; turn right on Constitution Boulevard; the Intermediate School is 0.3 miles on the right.

From Danbury (Route 34 East):

On Route 34 East proceed almost to the center of Derby, but instead of going up the hill to the center of town take the first right on Bridge Street and cross the river. Proceed over the bridge and get in the right-hand lane. At the first light turn right onto Howe Avenue (Route 110). At next light turn left onto White Street, follow signs for Route 108 (Webster Bank is on the corner). Pass the bank and turn right on Perry Ave. (Route 108). At a stop sign, Perry Avenue curves left and becomes Wooster Street and then Shelton Avenue (still Route 108). Follow Route 108 approximately 1.5 miles past Meadow Street to Constitution Boulevard; turn right on Constitution Boulevard; the Intermediate School is 0.3 miles on the right.

From Waterbury (Route 8 South):

Follow Route 8 South to exit 14, (Howe Ave/ Route 110). At the end of the ramp turn right onto Route 110 North (Howe Ave). At the first light follow the signs to Route 108 turning left onto Center Street and then right onto Coram Road. At the end of Coram Road (stop sign), turn left onto Wooster Street (Route 108). Route 108 eventually becomes Shelton Avenue. Follow Route 108 approximately 1.5 miles past Meadow Street to Constitution Boulevard; turn right on Constitution Boulevard; the Intermediate School is 0.3 miles on the right.

From New York and Fairfield County (to Route 8 North):

Take either the Merritt Parkway North (15N) to exit 52 (Route 8 North)  or
I-95 North to exit 27A to Routes 25 & 8 North (watch for Routes 25 & 8 to split after several exits and stay in the right 2 lanes towards Shelton on Route 8).

On Route 8 North, take exit 13 (Constitution Blvd). At the end of the ramp turn left onto Constitution Boulevard. At the first light, turn right onto Bridgeport Ave. (which becomes Center Street). Continue to the first traffic light and turn left onto Coram Road (to Route 108). At the end of Coram Road (stop sign), turn left onto Wooster Street (Route 108). Route 108 eventually becomes Shelton Avenue. Follow Route 108 approximately 1.5 miles past Meadow Street to Constitution Boulevard; turn right on Constitution Boulevard; the Intermediate School is 0.3 miles on the right.

Parking at Shelton Intermediate School

Free parking is available at Shelton Intermediate School.

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New Canaan High School

11 Farm Rd., New Canaan, CT

Merritt Parkway – Rte. 15 (Southbound and Northbound)

Exit 37; left onto South Avenue (Rte. 124 North) to New Canaan. Go to first major intersection and take a left onto Farm Road. The high school is on the left. Take a left into the second parking lot.

I-95 (Southbound and Northbound)

Exit 15; follow signs for Rte. 7 (Connector) Danbury. At Exit 2, take a right. Go to next light and take a right onto New Canaan Avenue (Rte. 123 North); follow through Norwalk to New Canaan. Pass under Merritt Parkway bridge (Rte. 15). Travel 3/10 mile and take a left onto Old Norwalk Road to four-way stop sign. Go straight onto Farm Road. At traffic light continue straight onto Farm Road. The high school is on the left. Take a left into the second parking lot.

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Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

From New York via Connecticut Turnpike (I-95):

Take exit 22. Turn left onto Round Hill Road. Proceed to Barlow Road. Turn right and proceed to the gate on your left, marked by twin stone columns. Bear left at the fork to the Quick Center parking lots.

From New Haven via Connecticut Turnpike (I-95):

Take exit 22. Turn right onto North Benson Road (Route 135). Turn left at Barlow Road and proceed to the gate marked by twin stone columns on your right. Bear left at the fork to the Quick Center parking lots.

From New Haven via Merritt Parkway (Route 15): Take exit 44 and make a quick left off the ramp, then another quick left onto Black Rock Turnpike (Route 58), proceed 2 miles to Stillson Road (Route 135) and turn right. Bear left onto North Benson Road. The University entrance will be on your right. Bear left at the fork to the Quick Center parking lots.

From New York via Merritt Parkway (Route 15):

Take exit 44. Turn left off the ramp, and turn right onto Black Rock Turnpike (Route 58) at the light. Follow directions above.

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Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts

5151 Park Ave., Fairfield, CT

From Merritt Parkway (Route 15) North or South:

Exit 47. At end of ramp turn left onto Park Avenue and proceed one block to Sacred Heart University.
Entrance on Park Avenue. The Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts is directly in front of you as you enter the campus.

Connecticut Turnpike (I-95) North or South:

Exit 27A. Continue straight ahead on combined Routes 8 and 25 to fork. Bear left onto Route 25.
Take Exit 7, Merritt Parkway South to Exit 47. At end of ramp turn left onto Park Avenue and proceed one block to Sacred Heart University.

Entrance on Park Avenue. The Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts is directly in front of you as you enter the campus.

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Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

General Information

  • Mailing address:
    Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
    P.O. Box 208240,
    New Haven, CT 06520-8240
  • Delivery address:
    121 Wall Street,
    New Haven, CT 06511
  • Email: beinecke.library@yale.edu
  • Telephone: (203) 432-2977
  • Fax: (203) 432-4047

From the New Haven Green

Walk north on College Street to Wall Street. Turn left on Wall Street. Enter the plaza on the right in the middle of the first block. The Beinecke Library is the large white marble and gray granite building facing east.

From outside New Haven

Take Interstate 95 (North or South) to Interstate 91 North (toward Hartford). Proceed on Interstate 91 to Exit 3, Trumbull Street. Follow the exit ramp directly onto Trumbull Street and continue three city blocks to the intersection of Prospect and Trumbull Streets. Turn left onto Prospect Street. Travel for one block to the intersection of Prospect, College, and Grove Streets. Limited parking is available on Grove and College Streets. Walk south on College or High Streets to reach the library’s entrance on Wall Street.

From outside Connecticut

New Haven is located on the shore of Long Island Sound. The city is served by Tweed-New Haven Airport. The closest international airports are New York City's LaGuardia and Kennedy airports, New Jersey's Newark International Airport, and Hartford/Springfield's Bradley International Airport. Shuttle service to New Haven is available at each of those airports. Amtrak has daily service to New Haven's Union Station from Boston and Washington DC. Metro North has hourly service from New York's Grand Central Station. New Haven provides bus service to the Green from the train station and the Shore Line East Commuter Connection stops at several points on or near campus.

Parking

There is limited metered street parking on Grove, College, and York Streets. Parking meters accept nickels, dimes, and quarters. There are two public parking lots in easy walking distance from the Beinecke, one on Grove and Church Streets (two blocks east) and the other on Broadway opposite the Yale Bookstore (two blocks west).

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Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

From Tweed New Haven Airport - 4 Miles

Take I-95 South to Exit 47 (downtown) onto Route 34. Take Exit 1 and proceed to first traffic light. Take a right at the light onto Church Street. Take a left at the 3rd traffic light onto Chapel Street. Take a left at next traffic light onto Temple Street. Hotel will be on the left side.

From Hartford Bradley International Airport/I-91 South: (50 minutes / 45 Miles)

Take Exit # 3 (Trumbull Street) – go to the third traffic light and take a left onto Temple Street. Follow Temple Street and proceed through three traffic lights. After the third traffic light, the Hotel is located on the left. (155 Temple Street)

From I-95 North and I-95 South

Take Exit #47 and proceed onto Route 34. Take Exit #1 on Route 34 and follow to the first traffic light. Turn right at light (Church Street) and follow to the third traffic light. Turn left at the third traffic light (Chapel Street) and follow to the first traffic light – turn left (Temple Street) and the hotel is on your left (155 Temple Street). Directional city signage (Large yellow signs) is also available to assist from the I-95 exits.

From Union Station - 2 Miles

Take a left onto Union Ave. Take the next right onto Church St. South and go straight. You will reach an overpass. Continue to go straight. At the fourth traffic light take a left onto Chapel St. At the next traffic light take a left onto Temple St. The hotel is on your left.

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Jones Family Farms

Jones Family Farm at Homestead Farm
606 Walnut Tree Hill Road
Shelton, CT 06484
 
FROM LOWER FAIRFIELD COUNTY

Travel north on Merritt Parkway (Route 15) to Exit 49N or I-95 to Exit 27A. Follow Route 25 North to stop light.
Take a right at light on Route 111 and go for 3.3 miles.
Then turn right onto Route 110 and go 2 miles.
Turn right on Israel Hill Road/Walnut Tree Hill Rd and follow signs for the Homestead Farm and Winery parking lot on your right.

FROM HARTFORD AREA

Follow I-91 to Route15, Wilbur Cross Parkway Exit.
Continue on Route 15, Wilbur Cross Parkway for 21 miles.
Take Exit 58 - Route 34 to Derby. Turn right onto Route 34 and go West for 3.5 miles. Turn left on Bridge St. and go 0.2 miles.
Turn right on Route 110/ Howe Avenue and travel 4.5 miles.
Take a left on Israel Hill Road/Walnut Tree Hill Rd and follow signs for the Homestead Farm and Winery parking lot on your right.

FROM DANBURY AREA

Follow I-84 to Exit 11 Derby/ New Haven and Route 34.
Turn right off exit onto Mile Hill Road and go 800 ft.
At light, turn right onto Route 34 and go 5 miles.
Turn right on Route 111 to Monroe - approx. 4 miles.
Then turn left onto Route 110 and go 2 miles.
Take a left on Israel Hill Road/Walnut Tree Hill Rd and follow signs for the Homestead Farm and Winery parking lot on your right.

FROM WATERBURY AREA

Follow I-84 to Exit 19 - Route 8 South to Naugatuck/ Bridgeport.
Bear left on Route 8 and go south for 18 miles.
Take exit 14 - Route 110/ Howe Ave. to Shelton.
Turn right on Route 110 and go for 5 miles.
Take a left on Israel Hill Road/Walnut Tree Hill Rd and follow signs for the Homestead Farm and Winery parking lot on your right.

FROM NEW HAVEN AREA

Take Route 34 West, turn left on Bridge St. (street is not labeled; it is the next left after the Twisted Vine Restaurant) and go 0.2 mi.
Turn right on Route 110/ Howe Ave. and travel 4.5 miles
Take a left on Israel Hill Road/Walnut Tree Hill Rd and follow signs for the Homestead Farm and Winery parking lot on your right.

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Rumsey Hall School

Rumsey Hall, 201 Romford Rd, Washington, CT 06793‎
Main Office: 860/868.0535


From New Haven

Take Whalley Ave West
Continue onto Amity Rd/CT-63 N
Turn left at CT-67 W/Seymour Rd
Continue to follow CT-67 W
Merge onto CT-8 N via the ramp to Waterbury 19.1 miles
Take the exit toward US-6 W/CT-109/CT-254/Thomaston 0.2 miles
Turn left at Waterbury Rd 0.3 miles
Turn left at Pine Hill Rd 0.4 miles
Turn left at CT-109 W/US-6 W and take the right fork to Branch Rd/CT-109 W. This can be confusing- be sure to stay right at this turn.
Continue to follow CT-109 W for 20 minutes/12.2 miles
Turn right at Romford Rd
The school is about a mile up the road. Cross the narrow bridge, and then turn right at the stop sign. Follow the sign to the Performing Arts Center. You’ll go up the really steep hill, which will curve around to the left. The Maxwell A. Sarofim Performing Arts Center is the first building on your right. Parking is adjacent to the building.

From New York City

Merge onto Hutchinson River Pkwy
Slight left at I-684 N
Take the exit onto I-84 E
Slight left at US-7 N 4.7 mi
Turn right at Federal Rd/US-202 E/US-7 N
Continue to follow US-202 E/US-7 N 7.2 mi
Turn right at Bridge St/US-202 E 0.5 mi
Turn left at East St 0.3 mi
Continue onto Poplar St 0.5 mi
Continue onto Park Lane Rd 0.6 mi
Turn right at Park Ln E 459 ft
Take the 1st left onto CT-109 E/Old Park Lane Rd
Continue to follow CT-109 E 5.9 mi
Turn right at Calhoun St/CT-109 E 0.3 mi
Take the 1st left onto Bee Brook Rd/CT-109 E/CT-47 N 0.3 mi
Turn right at Blackville Rd/CT-109 E 1.8 mi
Turn left at CT-109 E/Old Litchfield Rd 0.5 mi
Turn left at Romford Rd 0.8 mi . 
Cross the narrow bridge, and then turn right at the stop sign. Follow the sign to the Performing Arts Center. You’ll go up the really steep hill, which will curve around to the left. The Maxwell A. Sarofim Performing Arts Center is the first building on your right. Parking is adjacent to the building.

Directions from Boston

Take I-90 W
Take exit 9 to merge onto I-84 W toward US-20/Hartford/New York City
Take exit 38 for US-6 W toward Bristol
Continue straight onto US-6 W 16.8 mi
Turn right at CT-109 W/US-6 W/Watertown Rd
Continue to follow CT-109 W/US-6 W
Slight right toward Branch Rd/CT-109 W 210 ft
Continue straight onto Branch Rd/CT-109 W
Continue to follow CT-109 W 12.2 mi
Turn right at Romford Rd.
You’ll go up the really steep hill, which will curve around to the left. The Maxwell A. Sarofim Performing Arts Center is the first building on your right. Parking is adjacent to the building.

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