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!

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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