Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay is opening its fourth annual Gardens Aglow event this week with a colorful, eye-pleasing display.

Gardens Aglow, which Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens calls “the largest light show in Maine,” will be open from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday through Sunday each week until Dec. 31.

On Monday, the Harold Alfond Foundation announced a $7.5 million grant, the largest gift in Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens’ history. The funding will support Cultivation Joy, a $50 million initiative. The initial phase brought better vehicle access and a new visitors and administrative center this summer.


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel news

Get news and events from your towns in your inbox every Friday.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.