Bugs and Brews: Halloween Fun for Grown-Ups Includes Insect Tasting
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The last date listed for Bugs and Brews was Friday October 28, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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Thrill the kid in you with spooky fun in the Adventure Garden while treating your adult side to bubbling artisanal beers and insect delicacies — if you dare! Insect expert David Gracer be on hand to talk about the art and nutrition of eating bugs around the world, share insect-eating stories and host a Q&A.
Menu items to include samples of crunchy mealworms in a variety of flavors, cricket flour bread with honey, insect-embedded cookies, Green Papaya Salad with water bugs, and Big Butt Ant Brittle.
Ticket price includes one complimentary beer. Beer options include Sam Adams Octoberfest, Blue Moon Harvest Moon Pumpkin Ale and Spaten Oktoberfest, courtesy of Manhattan Distributors. Additional beers and other food and beverages, such as sandwiches, cheese plates, soda and water, will be available for purchase.
The Ukaladies will be on hand performing cowboy love songs, Ruth Wallis medleys, favorites from the 30s and 40s, and a host of original hits!
About the Ticket Supplier: The New York Botanical Garden
The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and a scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscape and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its programs in horticulture, education, and science.
The Botanical Garden’s curated living collections contain more than 1 million plants; its Continuing Education program is the largest and most diverse of any botanical garden in the world; its Children’s Education program has been a pioneer in innovative, informal science discovery facilities and activities; and its scientific research on plants and fungi is unmatched in scope, depth, and authority.
The Garden offers a sweeping 250-acre landscape, 50 curated display gardens, an expansive 50-acre native Forest, and a wealth of programs, exhibitions, and activities for visitors to enjoy. The grounds display masterpieces, some dating to the 1840s, by many of the nation’s most accomplished architects and designers, both past and contemporary. The Botanical Garden’s innovative programs, unparalleled resources, and talented staff are rivaled by few and exceeded by none.