An annual family favorite, Merry & Bright
celebrates the holiday season with elegant poinsettias and seasonal foliage, time-honored traditions like the poinsettia tree and Paul Busse model garden railway, and an array of special entertainment and family activities.
Visit in the evening to enjoy festive lighting throughout the Conservatory's warm and inviting plant collections. Open until 10pm on November 19, 26, 28–30, December 3, 10, 17, 19–31 and January 1–4.
8th Annual Gingerbread Competition
Show off your creativity! Register in one of four categories – Youth, Teen, Adult or Family – by November 30 and deliver your completed entry on November 29 or November 30. First, second and third place prizes are awarded in each category, and patrons select a Best of Show. All entries are displayed beginning December 2, 2014. Download
a registration form and contest rules.