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Alabama Museum of Natural History

Bama Bug Fest

July 27, 2019 4-8 pm  @ Warner Transportation Museum

This year the museum is launching a new annual event, Bama Bug Fest, to celebrate all arthropods, a group that includes insects (ants, butterflies and beetles), arachnids (spiders and scorpions), myriapods (centipedes and millipedes) and crustaceans (crabs, shrimps and crayfish), as well as true bugs (like cicadas and plant-hoppers).

  • Enjoy entertaining displays, exhibits and activities — both inside and outside the museum
  • Learn about arthropods, which make up three-quarters of all animals on Earth
  • Insect photo booth
  • Cockroach tractor pull races
  • Cricket spitting contest
  • Sampling of insect treats
  • Bring an unusual bug to the Stump the Experts table
  • Grab a bite to eat from food trucks at the event