Worcester – The 11th Annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival will take place Saturday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, 414 Massasoit Rd., Worcester.
Festival activities include naturalist-led walks and workshops; children’s activities, including face painting, obstacle course, story tent, and nature-themed arts and crafts; live caterpillar exhibit, butterfly gardening information and hummingbird station; butterfly plant sales, including milkweed for monarchs; butterfly photo booth (bring your camera!); and delicious food, music, vendors, and much more! Face painting will be available. Come in costume and get a prize!
Admission is $5 for members of Mass Audubon and/or Mass Butterfly Club, $6 for nonmembers, and free for children ages 2 and under. $25 maximum per family. Festival-goers can join Mass Audubon that day for half price! Register online, in person at Broad Meadow Brook, or by calling 508-753-6087.