Glow at the Gardens, where they'll line the pathways at night, leading visitors to massive pumpkin displays. The season starts at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, with a DJ, “Thriller” dance lessons, live music and storytelling, pumpkin carving, face painting, costume contests, scavenger hunts, crafts and more; the festivities will continue Wednesdays and Thursdays through October 26 at the Gardens, 1007 York Street. Tickets are $10 to $16; for more information, go to botanicgardens.org.
At Christmas time, homeowners line their streets with glowing lights so that Jesus can find his way through the suburbs. But luminaria aren’t just for Christmas; the Denver Botanic Gardens will put the decorations to good use throughout the Halloween season at