Insect Fair at the AGRIscapes Center


CAL POLY POMONA INSECT FAIR
at the AGRIscapes Visitor Center (next to the Farm Store)
October 7 and 8, 2017 from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Come see thousands of live and preserved California and exotic insects from around the world!

Have you ever touched a millipede or a Madagascar Hissing cockroach? Well you can at the Insect Fair. Learn how insects impact our lives and how you can make a career as an insect expert. The popular Insect Fair will be part of the Pumpkin Festival this year in the AGRIscapes Visitor Center. Enjoy thousands of unusual and beautiful insects from around the world. There will be framed butterflies, moths, beetles, bugs, a 4-story observation beehive, 7 varieties of California honey, beeswax, honey stix and candy, insect books, educational insect-related toys, bug collecting items and accessories, and private insect collectors selling familiar and rare pinned specimens for the insect collectors in the audience.

Our confirmed vendors include: Jeff Baier (Private Collector) Bells Bugs, Bicsbugs, Chaparral Mountain Honey Co., Doug Copeland (Insect Book Author), Bob Duff (Private Collector), Bill Gendron (Private Collector), Hand-Eye Coordination, Insect World, Planet Awesome and more to come!

Admission is $3 for adults; $2 for students and children 2-12,
FREE for kids under 2.

A separate admission fee is required to enter the Pumpkin Festival. Additional event and ticket information is available at: pumpkinfestival.cpp.edu. Click here for directions.

Vendors and Exhibitors: Please download the 2017 Insect Fair Invitation and Application Form (pdf or Word) and submit by September 24th.

For more information, contact: Dr. Eileen Cullen (909) 869-2189 or emcullen@cpp.edu.

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