PARIS (AGFC) – The 15th annual Mount Magazine International Butterfly Festival takes place on the square in Paris and atop nearby Mount Magazine State Park, June 24-25.
The event celebrates the butterfly and wildflower diversity of the mountain through programs, guided walks and the ever-popular Bug Bonanza. It also includes arts and crafts, food vendors, an art show, quilt show, photo contest, 5K run/walk, pageant for girls 0-18, live entertainment, butterfly conservatory and a kids zone.
The festival is one of the most-popular, nature-related family events in Arkansas. A special treat is the closing concert featuring the folk-grass duo Still on the Hill. Admission is free. Visit www.parisaronline.com/ and www.mountmagazinestatepark.com/ or call 479-963-2244 or 479-963-8502 for more details.