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Friday, July 26, 2019Community Event

Festival of Butterflies

Festival of Butterflies
July 26 - August 11 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily

Flit and flutter out to Powell Gardens for this annual event focused on a favorite pollinator! Enjoy hands-on activities, interact with expert community partners, and walk among the winged beauties in the tropical conservatory display and Native Butterfly Habitat. Festival admission applies, members are free.

DAILY DURING THE FESTIVAL:

Two FREE family-friendly drop-in hands-on activities.

Access to view the Minteer Collection Butterfly Display on view during regular festival hours in the multi-purpose room.

FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY DURING THE BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL:

Conservatory Butterfly Release and Short Talk
11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day
Meet a Powell Gardens butterfly expert to release newly emerged species into the conservatory. Each talk will last approximately 15 minutes and discuss several of the species on view and the process by which we rear and care for the butterflies.

Butterfly Fashion Parade
1:00 p.m. each day
Kids! Gather in the Grand Hall, grab some butterfly wings and other musician accessories and follow us out to the native butterfly habitat for a marching parade with a giant caterpillar.

Native Butterfly Show and Tell
1:30 p.m. each day
Join Powell Gardens horticulturist Eric Perette for a family-friendly...  More >>

When:
from Friday, July 26, 2019 9:00 AM
thru Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:00 PM
Where:
Powell Gardens
1609 NW US Hwy 50
Kingsville, MO 64061

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