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The Moth Ball
July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A celebration of moths and other magnificent creatures of the night at Plimoth Plantation
Featuring The Caterpillar Lab of Keene, New Hampshire!
Come and view LIVE the region’s coolest caterpillars: caterpillars that mimic snakes, that dress up in flower costumes, caterpillars that have inflatable tails and horns and much more.
Stay late—as we lure the moths of Plymouth to special black-light traps, set up on the grounds of the Plantation—the later the hour the more spectacular the moths you’ll see.
Fun Activities for all ages:
• Make your own Moth wings
• Become-a-Moth face-painting
• See live and unusual caterpillars from The Caterpillar Lab
• Identify moths with special microscopes for examining the
live moths (humanely) captured (and released) by you
• Enjoy our special Moth Cake, popcorn, root beer floats (the
preferred beverage of lepidopterists world-wide) and a
variety of wormy treats
—Be on the lookout for any bats that try to crash the party!