Head to Zilker Botanical Garden for a family-friendly, educational, and fun-filled event to celebrate monarch butterflies and other pollinators on Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monarch Appreciation Day will be free with admission to Zilker Botanical Garden ($0-3).
On the green lawn next to the Garden Center
- Capital Area Master Naturalists (CAMN) – Wildflower Seed Balls
- Native Plant Society of Texas – Find the Animal
- Austin Butterfly Forum – Butterfly table/tents – meet and greet caterpillars, butterflies, etc.
- Zilker Garden Club – Butterfly tent
- Austin Beekeepers – Bee hive display
- PARD – build a Bee House and create Butterfly Mural
- Zilker Docents – Butterfly wings and face painting
- 10 a.m. – The Natural Gardener
- 11 a.m. – Austin Bees
- 1 p.m. – Monarch Waystations
- 2 p.m. – Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens and Wildlife Program
All Day Events:
- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Pollinator plant sale benefiting Monarch Watch and the Xerces Society
- 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Information booths, children’s activities, butterfly tent and bee display hive!
- 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. – Guided walks through the Blachly Butterfly Trail