Bellevue Botanical Garden lights up for holidays

  • Friday, November 16, 2012 12:47pm
  • Life

Bellevue Botanical Garden will reveal its 2012 Garden d’Lights on Nov. 24.

The annual display features more than a half-million lights creating flowers, shrubs, vines and animal characters, such as Charlotte the Spider who’s ensconced in her web near the Ground Clover Garden.

A river of light runs through the garden and several waterfalls splash onto the scene.

The garden is open nightly (even on holidays) from 5 to 10 p.m. at 12001 Main St., Bellevue. No one is admitted after 9:30 p.m., however.

The Garden d’Lights will be open through Dec. 31.

The Trillium shop will be open from 5 to 9:30 p.m. daily, and noon to 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays.

Tickets are available now for $5 at www.gardendlight.org. Children 10 and younger are admitted for free.

The Bellevue Garden also has free nights for everyone, Nov. 26, 27, 28 and 29, and Dec. 3, 4, 5 and 6, but you can expect crowds and crowded parking lots.

For more information, call 425-452-6844.

Herald staff

More in Life

‘Tasting Cider’ a sweet resource for hard apple cider fans

Erin James, the editor-in-chief of Cidercraft magazine, wrote a book all about the fermented drink.

Branch out: ‘Tasting Cider’ recipes call for hard apple cider

Top cider makers share how they like to make hush puppies, bread pudding and the pear-fect cocktail.

The ‘Whimsical Woman’ shares what she learns on the trail

Jennifer Mabus came here from Nevada and Hawaii. She leads hikes and blogs about them.

For Texas BBQ, look for the school bus at the reptile museum

This husband-and-wife team has been serving up brisket and more for a decade in Monroe.

You won’t be able to stop eating this colorful chicken salad

The slaw of bell pepper, cabbage and carrot holds up well overnight in the refrigerator.

Raising grandkids can feel like the second time around

The responsiblities of serving as a parent can compete with the joys of being a grandparent.

Commentary: Community Transit to keep up with regional growth

Snohomish County’s bus system prepares for more people — including more older residents.

Fur & Feathers with energetic Lincoln and big-attitude Chase

One dog is not a fan of cats or men. The other definitely prefers adults only.

Food calendar

Food Calendar for Sept. 14 to Sept. 20, 2017

Most Read