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June 8, 2014
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road
$12 General Public; $8 CNC Members
Flying Colors Butterfly Festival
Sunday, June 8
The annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival enchants everyone all weekend at the Chattahoochee Nature Center when the air fills with the beating wings of hundreds of beautiful butterflies.
The new "Butterfly Encounter Exhibit” (opening during the festival and staying open through July 13 after the festival dates) invites visitors to hand-feed more than 200 free flying butterflies. Enjoy the show when butterflies land on flowers after the releases. All ages will enjoy this fun event featuring: live music; photography and entomology exhibits; arts and crafts; face painting, butterfly parades and more. Kids can wear their butterfly costumes and join the daily butterfly parades. Pollinator and host plants will be on sale for garden enthusiasts. Food trucks will sell snacks on site.
The Flying Colors Butterfly Festival delights everyone all weekend at the Chattahoochee Nature Center when the air fills with the beating wings of hundreds of beautiful butterflies! Join us for this dance of the butterflies to celebrate their elegant beauty!
The popularity of the expanded "Butterfly Encounter” tented exhibit will again provide visitors their close up experience and a way to hand-feed more than 200 free flying butterflies. This is the perfect place to get expert advice about the best pollinator and host plants to attract butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators to your own garden. Witness nature’s marvelous pollinators and enjoy the show as butterflies land on people and flowers at each release.
Live music; photography and entomology exhibits; arts and crafts; plus face painting provide festival fun.
Bring your camera to capture these fantastic, fluttering creatures up close. Improve your photography skills while trying to capture these illusive insects with advice from the Georgia Nature Photographers on hand. Play at the nature center and let the beautiful butterflies enchant you!
We’ll have food trucks with delicious options for your picnic, selling snacks and lunch items. Kids are invited to dress in butterfly costumes to walk in the butterfly parades each day.
Additional parking is available at the St. Francis School on Willeo Road just south of 120. Please carpool, a free shuttle bus service is provided for your convenience.
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