After the sun goes down in December, the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland! More than 125,000 sparkling lights illuminate the flora of this fantastic 37-acre urban oasis. This event is the park’s annual gift to the San Deigo Community. There’ll be nightly entertainment, including local blues and jazz bands, as well as delicious food, hot coffee, and treats. Numerous family-friendly activities are also part of the festivities. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday: Members $10; seniors, active military, and students $10; nonmembers $15. Children ages 3–12, $5. On Friday and Saturday, nonmembers are $20. There will be additional fees for some activities.