$5 for ages 5 & up; free for ages 4 and under. Event will be held rain or shine. A complete schedule of activities will be online by June 10. *Ideal for home educators
Hey kids! Explore the exciting world of cool critters with an up-close look at big bats, beautiful birds, stupendous snakes, marvelous mammals, terrific turtles and more!
Learn about all kinds of unusual and awesome animals from the scientists and naturalists who study them.
New this year: Check out live fruit bats with special guests Incredible Bats, a bat education organization from Chicago! Also, get hands-on with live insects from the University of Kentucky’s Insect Road Show, attend a tropical bird program from the Nashville Zoo, meet cool critters from around the world during a kid-friendly presentation by Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth, get one-on-one with barnyard animals from Molly’s Ark Mobile Petting Zoo and more!
Many presenters will have exhibits and demonstrations throughout the day and others will give special programs at scheduled times. Also, enjoy games, crafts, jokes and lots of up close critter encounters! How cool! Make a day of it – bring a picnic or stop by our on-site food vendor.
11am | Cool Critters of the World | Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth
12pm | Beautiful Birds: Tropical & Exotic | Nashville Zoo
1pm | Beneficial Beasts | Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth
2pm | Stellaluna Puppet Show
3pm | Cool Critters of the World | Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth