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9th Annual Hokie BugFest – October 5, 2018

Ages:  ALL AGES

Time:  10:00am – 5:00pm

Cost:  FREE admission and parking

Location:  Squires Student Center and Downtown Blacksburg

Bug-out at Virginia Tech’s 9th Annual Hokie BugFest! This FREE event celebrates the joy and excitement of entomology, with STEAM-inspired (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) activities for all ages!

Features include a BugZoo with over 200 live arthropods, exhibits from regional museums, and endless arts and crafts. Enter the Human’s Dressed as Dung Beetles race, Insect-Eating Contest, or one of eight competitions and win a prize!  Walk through a Butterfly House, check out Tony Gustin the Bug Whisperer, or witness acrobatic insects at a live Flea Circus. Head to the Lyric Theater for a bug-inspired Children’s Story Hour and movie, or build-your-own costume and join the annual Buggin-Out Parade. One of Virginia Tech’s largest science literacy events, Hokie BugFest will leave you bug-crazed and bug-amazed!

Visit hokiebugfest.com to find out more.

S.A.F.E. (Supporting Autism-Friendly Environments) event in cooperation with VT Center for Autism Research. Call 540-231-6543 for more information.

Details

Date:
October 5
Time:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.ento.vt.edu/4-H_Entomology/hokiebugfest.html

Venue

Squires Student Center and Downtown Blacksburg
290 College Ave.
Blacksburg, 24061 United States
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Organizer

Virginia Tech Department of Entomology and Virginia Cooperative Extension 4-H
Phone:
540-231-6543
Email:
hokiebugfest@gmail.com
Website:
hokiebugfest.org
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