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Janesville Rotary Gardens holiday light show and dinner

  • Thu, December 05, 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Janesville
  • 29


Registration Required
Registration Deadline: Must be received no later than Friday, November 29
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Join us on this seasonal escape into a winter wonderland to view the holiday light show at the Janesville Rotary Botanical Gardens. The conservancy has 20 acres of botanical displays for the show, and more than 750,000 lights will greet visitors to the self-guided tours. We’ll begin our late afternoon journey with dinner at The Italian House in Janesville (

Following dinner, we’ll board the bus for a short ride to the gardens. We will walk on well-lit pebble pathways, and there will be an opportunity to warm up during your walk at the concession building, where you can purchase hot coffee, hot chocolate, hot cider, and sugar cookies for an evening snack. When our senses are filled from the magical atmosphere, we can relax on the return bus ride to Madison.

The Italian House buffet includes:

 2 salads

ranch–romaine lettuce with shredded red cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, shredded cheese.

Italian–romaine lettuce with sliced cucumbers, onions, black olives, tomatoes, Italian seasonings, cubed cheese.

 2 subs

ham, salami, pepperoni with Muenster cheese, American cheese, pickles.

roast beef, salami, pepperoni with Colby Jack cheese, Provolone cheese, pickles.

 3 pastas

chicken alfredo,

tortellini with meat sauce, and

Asiago cheese ravioli with meatless marinara (sautéed summer squash, zucchini, red and green peppers, onions).

 2 breads garlic bread and garlic bread with cheese.
 beverages fruit punch, coffee, and water are included. Additional beverages of wine and beer will be available for your purchase.
 3 desserts strawberry, cherry, and chocolate chip cheesecake, Tiramisu.

Deadline:  Registrations must be received no later than

Friday, November 29, 2019

Pickup Points

3:00 p.m.

Leave Westside (West Towne former Sears parking area)

3:30 p.m. East Towne Sears/Planet Fitness -- lamp post #10
8:30 p.m. Return Eastside
9:00 p.m. Return Westside

Return times are approximate.


Gail Holmes at 249-1846 or UWRA office 262-0641



Register online.   Mailed in reservations using the Registration Form and checks are accepted.

Registration includes dinner buffet, banquet staff gratuity, and the tax, light show admission, motor coach, and driver gratuity. Registration is limited to the first 30 participants. Members of the University League and PLATO will be permitted to register if space is available.

Refund Policy

UWRA refunds an event fee if cancelled prior to the registration deadline.  Refunds are only processed after the registration deadline if a wait-listed registrant can attend. Refunds are made by same tender received for original registration.

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