Monarch Butterfly Festival Set for Sunday

Monarch Butterfly Festival Set for Sunday

The Monarch Butterfly Festival will be held Sunday at the Living Prairie Museum, 2795 Ness Avenue. (HANDOUT)
The Monarch Butterfly Festival will be held Sunday at the Living Prairie Museum, 2795 Ness Avenue. (HANDOUT)

Monarch butterflies will be celebrated on Sunday, July 28 during the sixth annual Monarch Butterfly Festival at the Living Prairie Museum.

From noon to 4 p.m., visitors will be able to take in guided prairie hikes, storytelling sessions, a butterfly garden workshop and help with a butterfly release.

Local butterfly author Simone Hebert Allard and endangered animal biologist Bill Watkins will also be on hand.

All-day activities include life-cycle displays, crafts, face painting, silk screening (bring a T-shirt), and a prairie plant sale and activities for all ages.

Admission is free, but donations will also be accepted.

— Staff


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