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Calendar of Events

The following events may be of interest to BugGuide members.

Events in 2014

October 11, 2014
Hokie BugFest, Blacksburg, Virginia
The fourth annual Hokie BugFest will be held on October 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. This free festival features a live Bug Zoo, a haunted Bug House, luminescent bugs, games, crafts, and eye-catching exhibits. Bug enthusiasts can admire a giant bird-eater tarantula, watch cockroach races, try on a beekeeper’s suit, observe a live silkworm exhibit, and meet the HokieBird. This is a fun and educational event for the entire family.

March 9, 2014
BugGuide Symposium (PDF flyer), Des Moines, Iowa
Concurrent with Entomological Society of America North Central Branch Annual Meeting

March 29, 2014
Day of Insects, Ames, Iowa

June 4-7, 2014
2014 BugGuide Gathering, Charles City, Virginia

July 19-27, 2014
National Moth Week