Calendar of Events: 2019 Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival - San Antonio

Event Date: Oct 12, 2019 10:00 AM - Oct 20, 2019 2:00 PM

See website for various locations
Actual festival: Sunday, October 20th: 312 Pearl Parkway San Antonio, TX 78215

This year's festivities begin on Saturday, October 12, with a teacher training workshop and continue all week with educational events, a movie screening, a bug lunch featuring food made from insects, and a timely forum on Friday evening, October 18, "Butterflies without Borders: migration and immigration in a changing climate."
The Forum includes experts from both sides of the border discussing the impact of climate change on immigration and migration in a world getting hotter. The panelists include:

On Saturday evening, October 19 at Confluence Park, Medellín will present a special talk and presentation on bats and their role in making tequila and mezcal possible. Agave-inspired food and beverages will be served along with a heavy dose of education. Details and ticket info coming soon.

The week closes with the actual Festival on Sunday at the historic Pearl. A People for Pollinators Parade, monarch butterfly tagging demos, educational booths and activities by community partners and more. COSTUMES ENCOURAGED–and don't forget to get your wings on!

Location:
312 Pearl Parkway San Antonio, TX 78215 and other locations see website

Contact Link: Event webpage

Contact Person: Monika Maeckle

Contact E-Mail: [email protected]

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