Saturday, July 08, 2017
Tropical Forest Congo Festival
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Join us for a day of celebration and exotic fun at our next Tropical Forest Congo Festival, featuring family-friendly activities, entertainment, food and more inspired by one of the world's most botanically and culturally rich rainforest regions. All-Day Activities: Pot plants and make crafts with your kids Taste delectable tropical food samples from Café Phipps Scheduled Activities: African Food Presentation | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Join Ola Appetit Catering for a presentation on regional food of the Congo river basin. Each of the activities is free with Conservatory admission. Members and kids under 2 enter at no cost.
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