Luminarias, decorated trees and wreaths, and music by a wide cross-section of Tucson musicians and choirs are featured from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday through Sunday, Dec. 7 through 9; $11, $5 child, $2 discount member. Hot cider and cookies are free; other food is available from a number of local vendors, restaurants and food trucks. Festive music is provided each night by several groups representing a range of cultures and musical genres. They include choruses, a chamber ensemble, a flute choir, a klezmer band and an Irish dance music quartet as well as contemporary music groups. Parking is available at Emmanuel Baptist Church with a free shuttle to the gardens. Call 326-9686, ext. 10, or visit tucsonbotanical.org
for reservations and more information.