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Jingle Bugs Returns to the the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium


New Orleans, LA, USA — ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a …cricket?  Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium welcomes the whole family to a full day of holiday fun at Jingle Bugs on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 10am – 5pm.

Jingle Bugs offers the perfect way to start the holiday season!  Guests join Santa Claus for a Buggy reading of Night Before Christmas in Hall of Fame at 11:30am and 2:30pm.

Metamorphosis Lab features “Pupa Noel” and his sleigh with eight tiny “Beetle-deer” along with staff entomologists teaching guests how various insects survive the chilly holiday weather.  Guests can test their knowledge of “winter bugs” with a Gumdrop Hunt and enter to win a prize.

In Hall of Fame, visitors can have their caricature done, get their face painted with a buggy or holiday design, and meet Santa Claus.

Guests can also sample some deliciously hoppy holiday treats such as bug nog, peppermint cricket bark, and fruit fly cake throughout the day.

Holiday fun that awaits on Saturday, December 14, from 10am-5pm at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, 423 Canal Street in New Orleans.  All holiday themed activities are included with general admission or membership.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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