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4/13/2015

Green Homes Festival Spotlights Plant-based Green Living Ideas

The 14th annual Green Homes Festival returns on Saturday, June 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For the first time, the event will be held at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House in Faust Park. The festival showcases affordable, practical options for sustainable living combined with positive ways to maintain the health of people and the planet. Admission for this family-friendly festival is free. Full story.


5/30/2014

Celebrate Summer at the Butterfly House

From butterflies to bugs to fireflies to gnomes, visit the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House this summer for fun for the whole family. Now through Labor Day the Butterfly House is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with additional evening programming throughout the summer. The Butterfly House and St. Louis Carousel have partnered to offer the joint Faust Park Fun Pass now through September 1. Visitors can purchase a $10 pass which will include Butterfly House admission and unlimited rides on the St. Louis Carousel. Full story.


2/17/2014

March Morpho Mania at the Butterfly House

Enjoy the beauty of a rainforest without ever leaving Missouri during the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House’s annual March Morpho Mania® event. Nearly 3,000 Blue Morpho butterflies will be in free-flight inside the 8,000-square-foot tropical Conservatory for this annual event. March Morpho Mania® offers visitors an opportunity to see the largest collection of Blue Morpho butterflies in the United States. March Morpho Mania® is included with regular admission.

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11/7/2013

Winter Events at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

Escape the cold weather and surround yourself with one of nature’s “jewels” during the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House’s Winter Jewels celebration. Enjoy the warm temperatures inside the conservatory as you marvel at the regal Monarch butterflies. For the first time in the Butterfly House’s 15-year history, Monarchs from El Bosque Nuevo, a butterfly conservation organization in Costa Rica, will populate the conservatory. Full story.


9/5/2013

Fall Events at the Butterfly House

Experience fun for the whole family this fall with featured events at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. The Butterfly House is kicking off its 15th year of operations with a birthday party, October Owls and Orchids and family-friendly Halloween events.
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5/22/2013

Celebrate Summer at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

From butterflies to bugs to picnics and fireflies, the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House is serving up fun for families all summer long. Summer hours begin May 27 and run through September 2 with the Butterfly House open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with additional programming on several summer nights. Full story.


1/22/2013

March Morpho Mania Returns to the Butterfly House

Enjoy the beauty of a rainforest without ever leaving Missouri during the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House’s annual March Morpho Mania event. Nearly 3,000 Blue Morpho butterflies will be in free-flight inside the 8,000-square-foot tropical conservatory for this annual event. March Morpho Mania offers visitors an opportunity to see the largest collection of Blue Morpho butterflies in the United States.

Full story.