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Low-energy holiday lights set garden aglow; children's activities include cookie decorating

December 4, 2009 (El Cajon) – The public is invited to attend this year’s Holiday in the Garden event at the Water Conservation Garden, 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. West, in El Cajon on Friday, December 4, 5-8pm. The Garden’s meandering paths and exhibits will glow with thousands of energy saving LED lights, courtesy of San Diego Gas & Electric company.

Numerous activities will be offered for all ages to join in the season’s merrymaking. For children, face painting and cookie decorating are offered in the Garden plaza, and Father Nature will await the little ones for picture taking in the Gazebo. Adults will enjoy the selection of vendors offering unique gifts, while Jon Sherman of Dryad Flutes entertains with his mystical music played on wood flutes personally carved by him. Compact discs of this beautiful music will be for sale in eco-friendly packaging. And, throughout the evening, traditional holiday music will be played by strolling musicians.


Visitors need not make dinner before attending the event, as seasonal tamales, warm holiday punch, sweet treats, and kid-friendly dinner items will all be available for purchase.Cookie decorating and other activities for children will also be provided. 


Admission is $3. Children 12 and under are free. There is a $1 fee for children’s activities.

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