July 20th
Insect Encounters

There are future dates for this event.


Join Entomologist Elly Maxwell and team as they explore the wild and wonderful world of insects! These dynamic drop-in events take place weekly throughout the summer. Each session will take place by a different sculpture from David Rogers Big Bugs! Ecology, biology, and identification are explored through fun hands-on activities. Great for school-aged children and families!

Included with your regular admission to Dow Gardens or purchase of an annual admission card! This is a drop-in program. Reservations are not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Insect Encounters is held on Wednesdays and Fridays beginning in July and ending in August. Each location will be announced the week of the event.

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Upcoming Dates For This Event

  • Friday, July 22
  • Wednesday, July 27
  • Friday, July 29
  • Wednesday, August 3
  • Friday, August 5
  • Wednesday, August 10