China Lights announces new Preview Night and opportunity for interns and volunteers
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Organizers of China Lights which is coming back to Boerner Botanical Gardens has announced new tickets for Preview Night and an opportunity to work as interns and volunteers.
The show will run from September 21 to October 21.
Tickets to the Exclusive Preview Night party on September 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. are on sale for $100 a person. The tickets include parking, admission, three behind-the-scenes tours, a parade, two stage performances, Asian hors d'oeuvres and beverages, artisan craft demonstrations, a collector’s premium, the mobile guide, and oneVIP admissionticket for a return visit to the 2018 festival.
China Lights is also hiring two interns to work every aspect of the event of event-planning management for two days per week during the festival. The intern schedule is flexible and applicants must be at least 18-years-old and have an interest in event planning. For intern information call 414-525-5628.
Volunteer opportunities are available for Line-Minders, Docents, and Exit Guides. Positions must commit to two nights per week for the duration of the festival. Working two to three hours per night, Line-Minders will be greeting patrons, directing them to the appropriate admissions gate, and talking with them as they wait in line. Working two to four hours per night, Docents will guide visitors through the exhibits and provide background information on the displays. Docents may qualify for a stipend. Working three to four hours per night, Exit Guides will be thanking patrons and directing them to the shuttle stop or to the nearby lots. Each volunteer will earn two free VIP tickets to the festival and an invitation to the staff-appreciation party.
China Lights will also have 10 fully-lit complimentary parking lots and expanded complimentary shuttle service from other lots to China Lights.
Festival hours will be 5:30–10 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. The event will be closed Mondays. China Lights admission tickets will be valid any night of the regular 2018 schedule.
On-line ticket sales will open August 8, at 10:08 a.m. Ticket prices are the following: Child, age 5-17, $12; Adult, age 18-59, $20.