Prairie Lights (1st of two weekends)

Prairie Lights (1st of two weekends)

November 24th, 2023 - November 26, 2023

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains
177 West Hickory
Hesston, KS 67062
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November 24, 25 and 26 from 5:30 to 8 pm. 

Experience the quiet beauty of Kansas in winter: dormant native grasses shifting in the wind, lights reflecting in our pond, and leafless trees lit from below like living sculptures. Observing tens of thousands of twinkle lights adorning the Arboretum path and illuminating our grounds is a great way to kick off the holiday season and find renewed appreciation for the prairie landscape around us.

Advanced tickets required (please read guidelines below):

  • $5 for Adults
  • FREE for children ages 0 to 12
  • Members may use their coupon code at checkout to receive member discount
  • Non-refundable, non-transferable

Program in Pavilion “Snow Globe” (6:30 to 7:45 p.m.)

Each night, musical or educational programming will be at 6:30 pm and again at 7:15 pm. A reading of the children’s story “Stranger in the Woods” will be from 7 to 7:15 p.m.

  • Friday, November 24: Outside the Bach(s), violin and clarinet
  • Saturday, November 25: Curtis Wolf, Cheyenne Bottom naturalist – “Sights and Sounds of Cheyenne Bottoms and the Kansas Wetlands Education Center” at 6:30; and “Taking your Birdwatching to the Next Level” at 7:15
  • Sunday, November 26: Ken Rodgers, piano