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Glow in the Garden

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Celebrate the end of summer at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens. There's something for everyone! Admission to the outdoor grounds is free; fees are charged for the 5k run and Lagoon lantern purchase.

FRIDAY

6-9pm: Glow in the Garden Lanterns
$5 per lantern, can be purchased at the event, or pre-purchased at Nicholas Conservatory in person or by calling 815-987-8858. Pre-purchased lanterns can be picked up at the Eclipse Lagoon on the evening of the event.

7pm: Glow in the Garden 200 meter Kids Fun Run - FREE!
Starts at Nicholas Conservatory (new start location)

7:30pm: Glow in the Garden 5k Run
Fast, flat, scenic course along the Rock River Recreation Path and Nicholas Conservatory/Sinnissippi Gardens. Wear anything that glows! There will be black lights, glowing stations, and other fun glow surprises throughout the course, which starts at Nicholas Conservatory (new start location).
For more inforamtion and to register: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Rockford/GlowintheGarden5k)

SATURDAY

6-9pm: Glow in the Garden Lagoon Lanterns
$5 per lantern, can be purchased at the event, or pre-purchased at Nicholas Conservatory in person or by calling 815-987-8858. Pre-purchased lanterns can be picked up at the Eclipse Lagoon on the eveniing of the event.

6-9pm: Family activities throughout the gardens (included with Conservatory Admission - www.nicholasconservatory.com/rates)

Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Directions:
Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens - 1354 N. 2nd St., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90: Exit at U.S. 20 Business (E. State St.) and follow Business 20 into Rockford. Turn right on IL 251 and follow it north to the entrance to the Conservatory on the west side of the street. --- From the south: Exit I-39 west on U.S. 20 Bypass to IL 251 (11th St.) Follow IL 251 through town to the entrance to the Conservatory on the west side of the street.

Glow in the Garden