GLENCOE, Ill. (December 20, 2013) – For the first time in its 41-year history, the Chicago Botanic Garden is on the cusp of attracting one million visitors in a calendar year. The benchmark, which the Garden hopes to reach on December 31, represents a 5 percent increase over 2012, the second highest attendance year on record. That year, 954,727 people visited the Garden.
GLENCOE, Ill. (September 4, 2013) – Wonderland Express celebrates the holiday season with outdoor light displays, an indoor model train exhibition, halls decked with wreaths, and greenhouses staged with abundant orchids, poinsettias, and other tropical plants. Concerts, a wine, beer and spirit tasting, visits with both Santa and Mrs. Claus, and other special events will take place over the course of the exhibition, which runs from Friday, November 29, 2013, to Sunday, January 5, 2014.
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