NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN COUPONS IN 2014
Step inside The New York Botanical Garden's annual Holiday Train Show , where large-scale mod.. read moreel trains zip around you on their quarter-mile journey through fantastic landscape. Visionary artist Paul Busse and his team created a world filled with tiny tourist attractions like the Brooklyn Bridge, the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building -- 150 replicas in all -- intricately crafted with nuts, bark, leaves and other plant parts. Much more than just a train show, this is a unique melding of art, nature, science and imagination that The New York Times calls "one of New York City's best holiday gifts to itself. "
One of New York's most exciting seasonal outings, Bar Car Nights is on track for another exc.. read moreiting year. Enjoy an adult evening after hours at the wondrous Holiday Train Show exhibition with a complimentary cocktail, ice-carving demonstrations under the starlight, festive treats like signature spiked hot cocoa and roasted chestnuts, and an intimate jazz performance set in the warmth of the Pine Tree Caf. You'll also have the chance to see playful performances of Cirque de Light as you stroll Perennial Garden Way. The traditional Holiday Train Show gets rolling inside the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory and features model trains zipping over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of plant parts such as nuts, bark, leaves and pine cones. Show favorites include recreations of the original Yankee Stadium, the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. These special 21-and-older evenings allow you to get into the holiday spirit in a grown-up atmosphere under the magical glow of thousands of twinkling lights -- it's perfect for date night or a festive group outing.