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Bug Blast! at Burke Museum (Museum Entry Fee)

Bug Blast is included with museum admission.

• General-$10, Senior-$8, Students (with ID)-$7.50, Youth (5 & up)-$7.50

• FREE to Burke members, children ages 4 and under, UW staff/faculty/students with UW ID, and Scarabs who help out with the event!.

Bug out as thousands of specimens, dead and alive, fly, buzz, or crawl to the Burke Museum for this favorite annual family event. Get eye-to-eye with giant water bugs, examine bugs of all kinds from the Burke’s collections, try some buggy snacks, and more!

He’s Back! David George Gordon, AKA The Bug Chef, returns to Bug Blast with brand new recipes from his recently published book of entomophalolical delights, The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook, Revised: 40 Ways to Cook Crickets, Grasshoppers, Ants, Water Bugs, Spiders, Centipedes, and Their Kin. The Bug Chef will cook up tasty treats on the outdoor stage at 10:30 am, noon, and 1:30 pm. Can you eat them? Of course you can!

This event is presented in partnership with SCARABS: The Bug Society.


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    Newsletter Editor, Co-Organizer
    Event Host
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    Scarab Member, Organizer
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