Halloween at Muttart: Beware of Bugs
Date: Sunday, October 21, 2012
Cost: Regular Admission
Muttart has been taken over by bugs of all shapes and sizes! We need your help finding all the fantastic bugs hidden the pyramids, so come in costume and prepare for a bug hunt!
This special event is perfect for young families looking for a less frightful and more fun Halloween adventure. Search the pyramids for beastly bugs, play games and bring home a bit of candy too.
Bugly Bright brings her real live bugs to Muttart Conservatory for everyone to see! Learn all about creepy crawlers and snakes throughout the afternoon, and get up close and personal if you dare!
Jack-O-Lantern Judging: Help us to decide which of the superb pumpkins carved by Muttart staff you like the best, and cast your ballot.
Touch the Tarantula Game: Show us your jumping skills as you reach for the tarantulas in centre court. Take your turn, test your skill, and aim to touch the highest tarantula of them all!
Buggy Craft: Little bears, ghosts, and fairy queens will have a chance to create a spooky superhero spider craft with help from staff and volunteers.
Ladybug Release: Take a moment to get to know a ladybug, then release it into one of the pyramids. The ladybugs are the Growers best friend, as they’ll munch away on harmful insects! Available while supplies last.
Spooky Spider Jar: We’ve packed a jar full of spooky spiders, so make your best guess on how many are in the jar. The winner will receive a fantastic gift basket from the Muttart gift shop.
Halloween Scavenger Hunt: Venture through the pyramids on a search for our hidden bug friends. Practice your counting skills and receive a prize when you’re done!
Facepainting: The Purple Team, will be on hand to design a fantasticly “buggy” work of art for your child. Complete your Halloween festivities with a bug that will come home with you.
Public Tours will run at noon, 1:30 and 3pm. The tour theme for October is Plants vs. Wild.
For more information:
Muttart Conservatory9626 - 96A Street
If you are outside Edmonton call: 780-442-5311