Celebrate Winter Solstice at Farrel-McWhirter Park, Create a Festive Wreath, Kids Light Promenade, and more!

Parks and Recreation
Farrel-McWhirter Lantern

Celebrate Winter Solstice at Farrel-McWhirter Park

The Farrel-McWhirter Park barnyard will be festively adorned with lanterns and string lights to celebrate winter solstice on Dec. 21. Enjoy an evening of food, music, and poetry, craft a lantern, meet the farm animals, and take a luminary walk through the forest. 

Learn more and sign up for the event

family wreath making

Create a Festive Wreath

Hit the trails at Farrel-McWhirter Park to find greenery, sticks, and embellishments for a festive wreath. Classes are available in November and December and include visits from the animals at the farm.

Sign up for the class

paper lanterns

Kids Light Promenade

Kids under 12 are invited to dress up in their best light and glow gear and join a marching band for the Kids Light Promenade in Downtown Park on the first Friday Night Celebration of Redmond Lights on Dec. 2. 

Sign up to participate


Volunteer at Redmond Lights 2022

Get involved in Redmond Lights by volunteering at the Friday Night Celebrations in December. Volunteer opportunities include general event support, photography, performer support, and more.

Sign up to volunteer

Redmond Community Center

Artist Outreach with Joe Thurston

Learn about artist Joe Thurston's design for the Redmond Senior & Community Center during a meeting tonight at 6 p.m. See what images could be included in the final artwork, give feedback, and make suggestions.  

Sign up to attend the meeting

Mixed-Media Art

Create the perfect personalized gift this holiday season. Use a variety of mixed-media techniques to create a book filled with personal artwork that incorporates special photos, moments, and memories. The class is open to adults ages 18 and older.

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