Annual Ikebana Festival at Yume Japanese Gardens on Nov. 21, 22, 24, 25, 26


Annual Ikebana Festival at Yume Japanese Gardens, 2130 N. Alvernon Way, Nov. 21 to 26 (except Thanksgving Day Nov. 23):”A series of workshops in Ikebana – traditional Japanese flower arranging and techniques – extends throughout the Fall/Winter season and is complemented by an Ikebana Festival November 21-26. This bi-annual event is one of the most popular at the Gardens and will feature 50 Japanese floral arrangements from five different schools, arrayed throughout the grounds, the museum and the gallery.” Ikebana Festival: 50 floral displays by five different schools of Japanese flower arranging, arrayed throughout the grounds, museum, and art gallery. Admission of $15 for adults and $5 for children under 15 includes entrance to the entire Gardens. (The Gardens will be closed November 23, Thanksgiving Day.) or more about activities at Yume,, visit, or call (520) 303-3945.

Enchanted Evenings at Yume Japanese Gardens on Nov. 10 to 12

“See the Gardens in a whole new light in one of our most popular events.” Usually Tucson shakuhachi flutist Paul Amiel plays his soothing music (pictured above in tea house).

Nov. 10 to 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

“The soft glow of candle- and lantern light will conduct you through the entire grounds, accompanied by haunting recorded traditional Japanese melodies played on bamboo flute. November 10 — 12. Cost: $10 adults; $5 children under 15.”