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
The City of Austin has temporarily banned public gatherings. Please stay home. The Free Fun in Austin calendar is only for live digital events at this time.
- 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