Bring family and friends of all ages to see spectacular, dazzling lights, holiday displays, festive trees and a life-size Nativity at the 6th Annual Shangri La Christmas Strolls, beginning Thursday, Dec. 10, 6-8 p.m.

Spend the evening casually walking through Shangri La Botanical Gardens to enjoy this year’s festive holiday lights experience, new lighted areas, community-decorated holiday trees and delight in the surprises that await you at the Children’s Garden, in the greenhouses and along the many pathways. General admission: Adults $6; Seniors, Students and Children $4; Stark Cultural Venues members free. Bring a non-perishable food item and receive a 50% discount on admission per person for one evening for each item donated to support Orange Christian Services.

Visit Shangri La during daytime to see the community-decorated trees, enjoy shopping at The Garden Store and munch on delicious holiday fare at the Star and Crescent Moon Café.

Christmas Strolls are scheduled in the evening, 6-8 p.m., on the following dates: Dec. 10, 11, 12; Dec. 17, 18, 19 and Dec. 22, 23 and 26

Dreaming of a Green Christmas is a special event for all ages on Saturday, Dec. 12, at which children can meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, design holiday ornaments and engage in family holiday activities. Adults, sign-up now for the Make a Holiday Wreath Workshop. Use natural materials and greenery to create your own unique Christmas decoration. Workshop fee: Nonmembers – $20, Member – $15; e-tickets can be bought online at shangrilagardens.org. For more information, call 670.9113 or email info@shangrilagardens.org.

Shangri La Botanical Gardens is located at 2111 West Park Avenue in Orange and is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.