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TONIGHT: Night Lights at the Garden returns to the Botanical Gardens

Night Lights at the Garden returns to the Botanical Gardens

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NIGHT LIGHTS Waterfall - Photo by Ben ReadFor the third year in a row, the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens explode with light and sound. Night Lights at the Gardens transforms the Botanical Gardens into an interactive space full of lights, sounds, art, and fun, as every corner of is lit with hundreds of colorful lights designed by SitlerHQ, LLC and Volt Vision, Inc. Visitors can walk at their leisure and enjoy the beautiful vegetation illuminated by lasers, video projections, and lighting designs of all sorts. In addition to the lights, there will be musical performances by local bands SlyBoots on January 30, Sunny Baker on February 1, The Observers on February 7,  Amanda Barton & Bill Ward on February 8 and Artvoice BOOM grand champions Randle and the Late Night Scandals on February 14.  Musical performances begin at 8pm. To kick off the fun a Launch Party is planned for TONIGHT ( Jan 28) from 6pm-9pm.  Tickets are $15 and are available at or by calling 716.783.9119 ext. 2202. Partial proceeds benefit the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society, Inc. a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing appreciation for and knowledge of plant life and its connection to people and cultures through its documented living plant collection, historic conservatory, education, research and exhibits. For more information visit the Gardens’ website at

– cory perla