Upcoming Event

Bugfest

September 15, 2012–December 31, 1969

Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC. Jones Street, The Plaza, Edenton Street, and all four floors of the Museum will be filled with buggy fun!

  • Enjoy the entertaining displays, exhibits and activities — both inside and outside the Museum.
  • Learn about arthropods, which make up three-quarters of all animals on Earth, during fascinating presentations.
  • Taste delectable dishes featuring creepy crawlers as a major ingredient at Café Insecta.
  • Join the moths, fireflies and katydids for an exhilarating evening of nocturnal activities at the Evening Insectival.
  • Learn how to keep your own hive at a Beekeeping Workshop
  • Bring an unusual bug to the Stump the Experts table

BUGFEST

9 am–5 pm
Jones Street, The Plaza, Edenton Street, and all four floors of the Museum will be filled with buggy fun!

BUGFEST: Evening Insectival

5–7 pm
Jones Street, The Plaza, Edenton Street, and the first and second floors of the Museum will be teeming with live bands, bug stations, a nocturnal insect tour and a street carnival. 
About the Evening Insectival