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Hokie Bugfest

Hokie BugFest goes virtual for its 10th anniversary!

From October 7-17, bug enthusiasts will gather together for the 10th year in a row - this time online - to celebrate the exciting science of entomology! This unique, virtual event will feature 10 days of lead up activities, culminating on October 17 for a full-day of insect fun.

Join us for cool insect videos, virtual tours, downloadable at-home activities, and other STEAM -inspired (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) adventures for all ages. Check out online exhibits from regional museums and learn about cutting-edge research from university experts.

Explore Hokie BugFest’s spectacular photo gallery, including 3D arthropod imaging. Meet the infamous members of the Hokie BugZoo on a virtual tour, or tune in for “How To” videos like Cooking with Bugs and Gardening for Pollinators.

Looking for something interactive? Post your funniest bug joke on the Arthropod Comedy Wall, or enter the Buggy Art Contest, Lego Bug Challenge, or other online competitions and win a prize. Test your insect trivia skills against the experts in an online version of Wizards of Entomology.

Hokie BugFest is one of Virginia Tech's largest science literacy events of the year. Don’t miss this unique festival with a 2020 virtual flare! Go to hokiebugfest.org to learn more!

Sponsored by Virginia Tech Department of Entomology, Virginia Cooperative Extension 4-H, and the W.B. Alwood Entomological Society.

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