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Botanic Garden of Lights with Santa

Reconnect with family and friends as you stroll through the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s’mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden escape.  Make memories at the snowball pit and take pics at our photo stops.  See our schedule of activities including […]

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Botanic Garden of Lights with Winter Fun Friends

Reconnect with family and friends as you stroll through the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s’mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden escape.  Make memories at the snowball pit and take pics at our photo stops.  See our schedule of activities including […]

Recurring

Botanic Garden of Lights with Winter Fun Friends

Reconnect with family and friends as you stroll through the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s’mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden escape.  Make memories at the snowball pit and take pics at our photo stops.  See our schedule of activities including […]

Recurring

Botanic Garden of Lights with Winter Fun Friends

Reconnect with family and friends as you stroll through the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s’mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden escape.  Make memories at the snowball pit and take pics at our photo stops.  See our schedule of activities including […]

Recurring

Botanic Garden of Lights with Winter Fun Friends

Reconnect with family and friends as you stroll through the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s’mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden escape.  Make memories at the snowball pit and take pics at our photo stops.  See our schedule of activities including […]

Botanic Garden of Lights

Reconnect with family and friends as you stroll through the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s’mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden escape.  Make memories at the snowball pit and take pics at our photo stops.  See our schedule of activities including […]

January Members’ Day

Garden members can come for a short talk inside our Mabee Grange building by the landscape architects from Wallace Design Collective on the design team for the Bost Arboretum. Learn more about the plans and features of the Bost Arboretum and ask your questions.  We'll also have winter scavenger hunts to pick up in the […]

Full Moon Nature Hike

Learn about the native flora found on our nature trail from a presentation by our horticultural staff at 6 or 7 pm in our Mabee Grange building. Guests are encouraged to enjoy a flashlight walk through the Garden and the Lakeside Trail. Come learn an abundance of information about our trail and our ecoregion from […]

Members Only Dog Day

Garden members can come out for a walk and bring their pups along during our February Members Day.  Last admission at 2 p.m. Dogs must be controlled by a leash and owners must clean up after their dogs.  Two dogs allowed per household. 

Members Only: Make a Bug Hotel

Join us for a special member's only workshop geared towards kids, but all ages are welcome. Bring 3 clean tin cans and use natural elements from the garden to create a "bug hotel". We will discuss the importance of bugs in our ecosystem, where bugs live, and how the "hotels" can provide them shelter to do their important jobs.   Enjoy free muffins, hot cocoa and coffee.   Admission is free for Members, but please get tickets online so we…

Full Moon Nature Hike-SOLD OUT

Thank you for your interest in our Full Moon Nature Hike - this event is SOLD OUT. Take a self-guided night hike to experience the sights and sounds along a 1+ mile nature trail through native prairie and forest or opt for one of a few guided hikes with a horticulturist starting at 6 p.m. through 7:30 p.m. Comfortable walking shoes, warm clothes and red flashlights/flashlights with red filters are encouraged. Note: Trail surface is mowed path/dirt and includes uneven surface…