Hokie BugFest

Oct 20 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Squires Student Center and Downtown Blacksburg

Hokie BugFest is a STEAM-inspired community festival that celebrates the joy and excitement of entomology! It is free and open to all ages. Features include a Spiders' Lair, bug eating contest, insect robotics, departmental research displays, exhibits from regional museums, an insect-collection contest, arts and crafts, and Tony Gustin the "Bug Whisperer". Check out giant cockroaches, whip scorpions, centipedes, beetles, and caterpillars in the insect zoo. Play Bug Jeopardy or Bug Bingo and win a prize! Learn about beekeeping and how to protect our pollinators, or earn a certificate as a Junior Entomologist! Go to Hokiebugfest.org for more information. Hokie BugFest is a S.A.F.E. (Supporting Autism-Friendly Environments) event.

Price: FREE
Sponsor: Dana Beegle - BugCamp, BugFest
Phone: (540) 231-6543
for more info visit the web at:
http://www.hokiebugfest.org

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