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Things that go bump in the night at the Garden

Meet owls, opossums, spiders and plants who rule the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden at night on Saturday, October 20 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. This event is open to the public. Guests are asked to bring a flashlight as nighttime lighting at the Garden is limited.

A special members-only event will be held Friday, October 19 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Guests coming for the members- only night will receive a free RSABG logo flashlight. Offer good while supplies last.

Things that Go Bump in the Night is a fun, family event to observe and learn about plants and animals that are most active at night.

Visitors follow Garden paths to visit interactive stations exploring the nocturnal world and its amazing critters. Organizers offer special thanks to the Pomona Valley Audubon Society for sponsoring the Wild Wings station with 3 different species of owls.

Please, no costumes. This is not a Halloween-themed event.

Guests may purchase tickets online, by phone or at the gate. RSABG member tickets are $4 for adults, $3 for seniors (guests age 65 or older) and students with ID and $2 for children age 3-12.  Public tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors (guests age 65 or older) and students with ID and $4 for children age 3-12.

Picnic dinners in the California Courtyard are welcome. The California Garden Gift Shop and restrooms will remain open throughout the evening. Gates will open from 5:30 until 7 p.m. The admission kiosk will be staffed until 9 p.m. 

RSABG is located at 1500 N. College Ave. and regular hours are from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m daily. For more information, call 625-8767 ext. 224 or visit www.rsabg.org.

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