If this sounds like a delightful evening to you, you’ll want to be at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary’s “Moths & Music” on Saturday, June 7, 2014.
The 8:30-10:30 p.m. event will begin around a campfire in Audubon’s backyard with Jamie Haight entertaining on his acoustic guitar.
As the sun sets, Haight will switch gears and put on his entomologist -- that’s a biologist who studies insects -- hat.
To learn what is making those chirping and buzzing sounds, Audubon will put up some lights and explore what insects are attracted to them. Haight will also lead a short walk around Audubon’s property to look at moths attracted by “moth mash,” a special mixture of fermenting fruit and liquid.
Jamie Haight is a Health Department Biologist. As a musician, he has played guitar and performed both as a soloist and with local bands for more than 20 years.
Participants are reminded to dress for the weather. Insect repellent is recommended.
Admission of $20 or $16 for Friends of the Nature Center includes two tickets, each good for one Southern Tier beer or glass of wine. Non-alcoholic drinks will also be provided.
Participation is limited. Paid reservations are required by Tuesday, June 5, and can be made by calling (716) 569-2345, stopping in, or clicking on “Moths & Music” at http://www.jamestownaudubon.org.
The Audubon Center & Sanctuary is at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, New York, and Warren, Pennsylvania.
For more information, call (716) 569-2345 or visit http://www.jamestownaudubon.org.
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