Twilight in the Woods

Twilight in the Woods
Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

The Chrysalis | Columbia, MD

Join us for Twilight in the Woods, as we light up the night in honor of those we have loved and lost, including our fallen heroes. This outdoor event will provide a time for reflection and remembrance. Luminaries with loved ones’ names are released into the night, embracing attendees in a warm and meaningful glow.

The event is held at the Chrysalis in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods. Registration information will be posted soon. If you have questions, please contact our Grief Counseling department at

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Watch the 2020 Event

Twilight in the Woods heart
Twilight in the Woods dusk
Twilight in the Woods musicians

Other Special Grief Events

Steps of Hope

Please join us for the Summer 2020 Steps of Hope event to remember loved ones, with an afternoon of healing in nature at Cromwell Valley Park. As we walk through the beautiful park together in reflection, your loved ones will be honored with their pictures displayed along the path. The end of the event will be signaled with the reading of lost loved ones’ names and the release of newly transformed butterflies into the world. This event will be held rain or shine. 

Honoring the Women in Our Lives

March is Women’s History Month – highlighting the contributions of women to important events in history and contemporary society. Please join us for an afternoon of remembering those woman who have made an impact in your life.

18th Annual Wellness Day

A day of meaningful workshops designed to help attendees learn coping skills and gain an understanding of the grief process.

Gilchrist offers several grief events, workshops and support groups throughout the year. If you or a loved one is interested in attending or would like to see a list of upcoming events, visit our registration form: