Kick-start your weekend with a welcome drink and an evening in nature. This festive event features music, socially distanced fun and an after-hours look at Wild Rising’s glowing creatures. Fridays (except Sept. 4), 6:30-9 p.m. Included with regular admission. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, dbg.org, 480-941-1225.