Monarch Magic Science Saturday

Celebrate the return of the monarchs with Monarch Magic on Saturday, November 27, 11am - 3pm. Click here for weekly monarch counts.

AT THE MUSEUM, 11 to 3:
  • Live Monarch butterflies and larvae
  • Monarch face-painting (free!)
  • Monarchs under microscopes
  • Arts-and-crafts related to the monarch life cycle
  • 11-12:30, Live music by the 5Ms
  • Story-telling at 11:30 am, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 pm
  • Information about the Monarch Alert program
  • Making butterfly antennae with a representative from MY Museum
  • Nectar plants for sale by Native Plant Revival Nursery
  • Milkweed plants for sale by Douglas-Michel Butterfly Plants

        Monarch Lecture Series:

  • 1:00, All About Monarchs: The monarch lifecycle, Jack Beigle, Museum monarch docent
  • 2:00, The Forest, the Trees and the Monarchs: a microclimate perspective of Pacific Grove’s Monarch Grove Sanctuary, Stuart Weiss, Ph.D., Monarch Habitat Scientist
  • 3:00, The Monarch Research Occurring Along the California Central Coast,
     Francis Villablanca, Ph.D., AssociateProfessor, Cal Poly University
AT THE MONARCH GROVE SANCTUARY 12-3 Monarch Viewing Pacific Grove Museum Sanctuary docents are available everyday in the sanctuary from 12 to 3 to answer questions and to provide enhanced viewing with viewing scopes.   Monarch Magic is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Pebble Beach Company Foundation and the Pacific Grove Rotary Club.
Saturday, November 27, 2010 - 11:00am - 3:00pm