Monarch Day returns to the North Carolina Arboretum on September 30!
September is a busy time for monarch butterflies as they undergo their fall migration from Eastern North America to Mexico, and Western North Carolina is a pit stop for some of these busy travelers.
You can celebrate these colorful creatures at Monarch Day, Saturday, September 30, with an amazing collection of activities and events including:
Kid’s science and art activities
Monarch butterfly tagging and release demonstrations
The opening of the Monarchs and Milkweed Exhibit in the Baker Exhibit Center
The Fall Plant Sale and Vendor Market
Adult Education classes and guest speakers
Monarch Day 2023 promises to be a day full of fun and fanfare