On Sunday, Dec. 6, the Queens Botanical Garden is getting in the holiday spirit with a number of festive activities. During the Winter Solstice Celebration & Tree Lighting, there will be live music, arts and crafts, a tour of the garden’s grounds and an appearance from the big guy, Santa Claus.
Here’s a rundown of the day’s schedule:
- Garden tour at 1 p.m.
- Photos with Santa (separate fee) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Botanical crafts (while supplies last) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- Join artist Mayen Alcantara on a walk through the Garden as she creates a site-specific art piece at 2 p.m.
- Live musical performances by The Rough Dozen a cappella group at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
- Tree lighting ceremony with Santa at 5 p.m.
Dress for the weather and don’t forget your camera for holiday snaps of your family.