Programs & Events

BugFest!

Program Number: 
Program Type: 
Event
Date: 
Sep. 20, 2011 | Tuesday, 6:00pm
Multiple Times: 
Location: Museum of Natural Sciences -
Fee: 
Free

This year's theme: Spiders!

Jones Street, The Plaza, Edenton Street, and all four floors of the Museum will be filled with buggy fun!

  • Tarantula (Aphonopelma) photo by Jeff BeaneEnjoy the entertaining displays, exhibits and activities — both inside and outside the Museum.
  • Learn about arthropods, which make up three-quarters of all animals on Earth, during fascinating presentations.
  • Taste delectable dishes featuring creepy crawlers as a major ingredient at Café Insecta.
  • Join the moths, fireflies and katydids for an exhilarating evening of nocturnal activities at the Evening Insectival.
  • Learn how to keep your own hive at a Beekeeping Workshop
  • Bring an unusual bug to the Stump the Experts table

 

BUGFEST

9am–5pm
Bugs galore on Jones Street, The Plaza, Edenton Street, and all four floors of the Museum!
BugFest.org

BUGFEST: Evening Insectival

5–7pm
Jones Street, The Plaza, Edenton Street, and the first and second floors of the Museum will be teeming with live bands, bug stations, a nocturnal insect tour and a street carnival.
About the Evening Insectival