Enjoy an afternoon and evening of fine dining, socialization, and Bright Nights at Lauritzen Gardens. We will depart Lincoln via Deluxe Motor Coach and head to Council Bluffs, Iowa for a delightful evening meal with your choice of several beautifully plated dinners. Afterwards, we will head to Lauritzen Gardens to make the holiday season merry and BRIGHT! Holiday poinsettia displays and Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory will be adorned and enhanced with light as the garden celebrates the beauty of the season. Set a merry mood with friends and family and explore the illuminated indoor gardens. From a 20 ft. tall poinsettia tree to a tropical paradise, see festive installations that glow and shine, showcasing nature in a new light.As you tour the glistening indoor gardens, gather around the crackling fire, shop for thoughtful holiday gifts in the gift shop, enjoy holiday music, roast marshmallows and make S’mores, enjoy the family-friendly activities in the “Chill Zone,” create art in the Lite-Brite Forest, and more. Delight in the joy of the holidays and create extraordinary memories with family and friends.