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Saturday, May 16, 2015

The 29th Annual Bug Fair "Year of the Butterfly"

Last Minute Insect Fun For You at the

The 29th Annual Bug Fair "Year of the Butterfly"
Saturday and Sunday, May 16 - 17, 9:30 am - 5 pm
The 29th annual Bug Fair is the "Year of the Butterfly." Flutter over to the Museum for a weekend full of exhibitors, vendors, bug chefs, and more.

Here's a glimpse of what the weekend will include:
  • Critter Crafts: Hands on activities and face painting througout the Museum!
  • Meet the Bugs of NHM: Get up close and personal with a cute and crawly critter!
  • Buggin' Out Show: Join The Bug Chicks and learn about the body parts, biology, and behaviors that help bugs in their daily lives.
  • Squirmy Snacks: Bug Chefs, David George Gordon, Zack Lemann, and David Gracer, will whip up some buggy treats for the adventurous snacker!
  • Insect Character Meet & Greet: Butterfly stilt walkers, cockroaches, and bees will emerge throughout the day – come meet the characters.
  • Citizen Science Caterpillar Hunt: Survey caterpillars that live in the gardens.
  • Tours: Discover the bugs in the Museum's backyard.