The Winter Solstice (or Midwinter) marks the shortest day and longest night of the year, bringing with it the promise of increased sunlight in the days ahead. It is a time to embrace the darkness, connect with nature and honor the changing of the seasons as a reminder that every ending is also a new beginning.
In honor of the occasion, Lakewold Gardens will present a celebration of light featuring art, music and literature from diverse traditions. Festival guests will celebrate in the cozy, festively decorated Wagner House, enjoy live music by local musicians, participate in a luminary making activity, take evening walks in the darkened winter gardens, listen to dramatic readings of solstice-themed poems and short stories by Creative Colloquy (Thursdays only), and experience Coming to Light, a new exhibit by the Contemporary QuiltArt Association, with each work inspired by the theme of light.
- Thursday, Dec. 14 - Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023
- Location: 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest, Lakewood, WA
- Phone: (253) 584-4106
- Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- Price: $10-$20