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Making Spirits Bright! Colors of Nature and Joy at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

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Name: Making Spirits Bright! Colors of Nature and Joy at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Date: December 15, 2017 - December 17, 2017
Event Description:
Live Holiday Music, Lighting of the Trees, Breakfast and Photos with Santa & More!

Enjoy live musical performances of holiday favorites by talented local chiors, instrumental groups and more!  Sponsored by Ovation Orthodontics

The glow of the holidays add a special brightness to the Arboretum indoors and out. An outdoor holiday lights display welcomes from the moment visitors enter on Alkire Drive. With LED lights, up-lighted hoops, and even a snow creature to show the way, the gatehouse takes on a festive air.
Event Media:
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska, MN


Date/Time Information:
The Arboretum is open daily 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Holiday Light show hours: Fridays/Saturdays/Sundays, Nov. 24-Jan. 1, from 5-8 p.m. Additional hours Tuesday through Thursday Dec. 26, 27 & 28, 5-8 p.m. Free to members/$15 gate admission for non-members.

Live Music schedule:
  • Saturday, Nov. 25, Minnesota Chorale, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 26, Westwind Big Band, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 2, Festive Flute Loops, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 3, The Silverwinds Flutes, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 9, Messiah Sing Along, 2:30-4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 9, The Holiday Singers, 5-6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 10, Waconia Suzuki Ensemble, 1-2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 10, Irish Christmas Music, 2-2:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 16, The Prairie Brass Quintet, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 17, Partners in Praise Girls Chior, 1:30-3p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 23, Jazz on the Prarie Big Band, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 30, Just One More! 1-3:30 p.m.

Photos With Santa (Sponsored by Ovation Orthodontics)
Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 9, 1-4 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 16, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
Carlson Dining Room

Contact Information:
Visitors age 16 & up:  $15
Children 15 & Under: Free admission
Members: Free admission year-round, children up to age 15 free. Adults accompanying members in the same vehicle are $12 if they are not included under member's membership level.
University of Minnesota Students: Free

Free Third Mondays of the month, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Visitor Center and buildings close at 4:30 p.m.
Memberships start at $60. For more information, stop by Membership Sales Desk in Oswald Visitor Center, call (612) 301-1257 or visit www.arboretum.umn.edu/join.aspx

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