The Butterfly House becomes The BOOterfly House in October to celebrate all things creepy and crawly. Kids can spy on spectacular spiders, enjoy story times from Miss Muffet and see Live Carnivorous Plant feedings with Professor Von Trap.
Celebrate the birthday of Henry Shaw, founder of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Visitors can have their silhouette portrait drawn by an artist, watch jugglers perform, see marionette shows, watch a balloon artist, witness the agility of a stilt walker and sign an oversized birthday card. There will be free admission to the Garden and the Children's Garden, and discounts for Garden memberships.