Butterfly Festival is next month in Knoxville
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee Arboretum Butterfly Festival is offering educational sessions and a butterfly release next month.
The fourth annual festival is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 3 at the UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge.
Admission is $5 per car to benefit the UT Arboretum Endowment and ongoing operations. There are additional charges for some activities, including the butterfly release, which is $10 per butterfly. The release will be at noon.
The arboretum’s seven miles of self-guided walking tours will also be available for festival visitors.
The festival offers three educational sessions and two viewing tents containing monarch and painted lady butterflies.