Please note that Night Garden: Campfire Stories is sold out.
Bundle up, enjoy live music and discover what happens in the Gardens after dark. Warm up with hot chocolate, grilled cheese and soup in the crisp night air. Take a tour and dance to music amidst the flowers. Let your inner science geek go free and enjoy nature in a new way.
$5 members; $15 nonmembers. Check out other nights in the series here.
Crafting | 5:30–8pm
Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for all ages.
Food for Purchase by Patina | 5:30–8pm
Main menu at the Boddy Lodge by the Lake, snacks available in the Rose Garden
Enjoy delicious hot chocolate, s’mores and more.
Live Insect Viewing | 5:30–8pm
Discover the insects that call Descanso home after dark. Descanso horticulture staff will lead an interactive, drop-in activity.
Live Music: Rocky Neck Bluegrass Band | 6:30–8pm
This lively fiddle, mandolin and guitar trio will play a variety of tunes under the night sky.
Shadow Puppet Theater | 6pm, 6:15pm, 8pm & 8:15pm
Using beautiful handmade shadow puppets, master puppeteer Leslie K. Gray will perform Chase the Kangaroo, a story that explores how the world is a beautiful place.
Star Talks | 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm
Boddy Lodge by the Lake
Learn about winter-time constellations, identifying night sky-objects and more in these 20-minute Star Talks.
Wildlife Information Station | 6–8pm
Learn more about local wildlife like mountain lions, bears, and more. Tim Martinez, Program Administrator for the Arroyos and Foothills Conversancy, will answer your questions about wildlife in our area.