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Virtual Hokie Bug Fest

Virginia Tech Department of Entomology


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Wednesday, 10/7    OTHER DATES »
9:00 am  

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AGE RANGE: All Ages
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CALL: (540) 231-6543
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The tenth annual Hokie BugFest is scheduled from Wednesday, October 7 to Saturday, October 17, 2020 as a Virtual Event! Hokie BugFest '€“ Schedule of Activities
Daily Features '€“ October 7-17
NEW EACH DAY
Extreme Insect of the Day '€“ meet one of the 10 most extreme insects on Earth
Featured Exhibits '€“ explore new virtual exhibits each day
Insect Story of the Day '€“ listen to a new insect story in English, Spanish, and American sign
At-home Activities '€“ download new crafts ideas, recipes, and other bug-inspired fun to do at home
Ways to GET INVOLVED
Contest voting '€“ vote for your favorite buggy drawing, painting, photograph, and Lego sculpture
Jr. Entomologist Certificate '€“ become a '€œbug scientist'€
Backyard Scavenger Hunt '€“ explore parks, trails, and your own backyard'€¦can you find all 10 arthropods?
Buggy Library Challenge '€“ read, draw, and explore insects to earn an insect book -- check it out... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E14y_W5l_J4
Scout Corner '€“ BSA scouts earn your Insect Study Merit Badge
Arthropod Comedy Wall '€“ share your funniest bug joke or laugh at others
Cockroach Derby Voting '€“ examine the attributes of each roach athlete and vote on which racer will win
Saturday Highlights '€“ October 10 and 17
Special Events: Virginia Tech BugZoo tour, How to Make Grasshopper Pie cooking demonstration, 1st Annual Cockroach Derby, Slightly Fantastic Circus of Fleas, and more!
Special Guests: Bugs and the Weather with WDBJ7'€™s Weather Guru Brent Watts, Tony Gustin'€™s Creepy Crawly Zoo with, and Storytime, Crafts, and More with Joelle Shenk, and more!


Although we have gone virtual this year, we continue to strive to provide a science-based event open to the public following our ongoing priorities as best as we can, including:
FREE admission
Family-oriented environment
Collaboration with the town of Blacksburg
S.A.F.E. (Supporting Autism Friendly Environments) event

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