The 27th annual Insect-ival will be held Sept. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the State Botanical Garden, a public service and outreach unit located at 2450 S. Milledge Ave.
Admission to the event is $5 per person or $20 per family. Children age 2 and younger will be admitted free. Preregistration is not required.
The event will include discovery stations, roach and beetle races, an insect cafe, puppet shows and, of course, a lot of live insects. The annual butterfly release will be held at 11 a.m. on the lawn of the International Garden.
Insect-ival is sponsored by the State Botanical Garden, the UGA Lund Club, the entomology department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the Georgia Museum of Natural History.