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Hopewell-Pennington Area Life 19th Annual Watershed Butterfly Festival
Visit the 2019 Watershed Butterfly Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on August 3 for a day of family fun that celebrates the joys and wonders of nature. This annual event has celebrated family and fun for 19 years, and has grown to be a major regional event, attracting more than 2,000 visitors. Proceeds from this event sustain The Watershed Institute’s work in environmental conservation, advocacy, science, and education. Visitors may tour the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House and delight at the locally captured butterflies. They can also
enjoy a train ride, animal show, an insect zoo, solar music, arts and crafts, and other entertainment, both on the grounds and inside of the Watershed Center. The Ballycastle Band, a local Irish music group, will play music in the morning, and in the afternoon the Cosmic Jerry Band will play favorites from the Grateful Dead. Visitors can enjoy delicious offerings from Jammin’ Crepes, Empanada Monster, Gyros to Go, and other food vendors. Local arts and crafts vendors include Krystal Fairy Creations fairy items, custom lockets by Origami Owl Living Lockets, Crystals in
Copper jewelry, Shirley Sews dog bandanas, and more. There also will be an Eyes of the Wild exotic animal show, a Butterfly and Bug Parade, hay rides, and family walks with a Watershed naturalist. New this year — Watershed members get in free. Family memberships can claim a free carload entry (up to six people) when they register online. Students, seniors, and individual members can claim single entry tickets. The discount will apply automatically to your cart at checkout, and you can show us the email receipt for easy entry on August 3. The Watershed Institute is
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a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring clean water and healthy environments in central New Jersey. More information is available at thewatershed. org/butterfly-festival or call (609) 737-3735.
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Food, live music, animals, activities, & good family fun all day long. Proceeds from this event sustain our work in environmental conservation, advocacy, science, & education! Tour the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House where you can delight in the locally captured butterflies. Meet the oak tree stilt walker and Trenton Circus Squad performers. Enjoy an electric train ride, animal shows, insect zoo, solar music, arts and crafts, and other entertainment. Learn about how to become a River-Friendly Resident, join the fabulous Butterfly & Bug Parade, meet our friendly stream critters, and much more!
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