Thursday, August 11, 2011

Butterfly Festival at the Watershed Reserve

This Saturday, August 13, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association will hold its 11th annual Butterfly Festival & Green Fair at the Watershed Reserve.

The festival is an event the entire family can enjoy. There will be naturalist-guided tours of the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House, nature hikes, live entertainment, children's activities, and a variety of demonstrations and exhibits about the environment. Food from local vendors will be available.

There will also be a Butterfly Costume & Hat Parade, open to both children and adults. To participate, you must sign up at the festival's information booth between 10:00 am and 12:30 pm. The parade will begin at the main stage at 12:45 pm.

Admission is $5 per person or $15 per carload. Become a new member of the Watershed Association at the Butterfly Festival and get in for free. Parking is provided across from the Watershed Association courtesy of Bristol-Myers Squibb. Shuttles will be provided from the parking area to the festival; no pedestrian travel is permitted between the parking garage and the Watershed Reserve. No pets allowed. Click here for more information.

The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association is located at 31 Titus Mill Road in Pennington. Click here for directions.