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Bug fest Saturday at museum

SAVANNAH — The Savannah Children’s Museum’s annual family friendly celebration abuzz with bug crafts, activities and workshops is set for Saturday.

Build with Snapology (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), learn about cicadas with Oatland Island Wildlife Center, enter the insectarium with Armstrong State University’s Entomology class, meet some friendly reptiles from Georgia Reptile Society while learning about their healthy diet of bugs, and become a member of the Eat-A-Bug club with nutrition expert Jesse Rosenblum.

Additionally, museum educators will lead activities such as a "bee dance" to demonstrate how bees communicate through movement, build a "pollinator hotel" out of natural materials and read from memorable bug-themed children’s books including "Roberto: The Insect Architect" by Nina Laden and "The Very Busy Spider" by Eric Carle.

The fest will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and costs $7.50 for everyone 18 months and older, except museum members who get in free. The museum is at 655 Louisville Road in Savannah.

Call 912-651-6840 or go to, for more information.

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