The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will present its seventh annual Butterfly Festival on Saturday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UT Arboretum Auditorium and surrounding grounds, 901 S. Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge.
Activities include a butterfly release, the UT Insect Zoo, speakers and children’s activities. One of the day’s highlights will be the release of 500 painted lady butterflies promptly at 12:00 p.m., noon. Children are invited to help release the butterflies, which will be offered at a cost of $5 per butterfly to cover costs.
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901 S. Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830