Face coverings are required for all indoor spaces due to Dallas County executive order. Garden reservations required for members and non-members.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Insect Encounters

About This Event

Venue:

Pumpkin Village

Pricing:

Included with admission or membership

Description:

Get up close and personal with six-legged friends every day during Autumn at the Arboretum.

Get up close and personal with six-legged friends every day during Autumn at the Arboretum. Experience the life of bugs through hands-on demos, expert talks, living specimens, beneficial bug releases, insect-inspired art and more!

Mondays and Tuesdays from 11am–1pm
Beneficial Insect Release: Kids will get their own chance to handle insects and release them to pollinate the Dallas Arboretum. While supplies last.

Wednesdays and Fridays from 11am–3pm
Native Invertebrate Explorations: Meet the Dallas Arboretum’s living collection including walking sticks and tarantulas

Thursdays from 11am–1pm
Bee Meet & Greet with Mother’s Garden

Weekends
September 18 & 19, 11am-3pm: Lucas Miller, Singing Zoologist  Discovery Gardens
September 25 & 26, 10am-12pm: Samantha Peters, Graphic Artist, Dallas Zoo
October 2 & 3, 11am-3pm: Michael Cook: Silkworms, Silkmoths and Silk
October 9 & 10, 11am-3pm: Tim Brys, Perot Museum
October 10, 11am-3pm: Eric Brittingham, Wildlife on the Move
October 16 & 17, 11am-3pm: Randy Pena, Houston Museum of Natural Science
October 23, 11am-1pm: Samantha Peters, Graphic Artist, Dallas Zoo
October 24, 11am-1pm: John Watts, Entomologist, Texas
October 30 & 31, 11am-3pm: Lucas Miller, Singing Zoologist

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