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It’s Science, But Not Rocket Science

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

In the 18th century, Paleontology was a like piecing together a puzzle without being able to see the full picture on the box. How far have we come since then?

Fabric Arts Highlighted During Garden of Quilts

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Hundreds of intricate quilting designs and patterns will once again be on display during Thanksgiving Point's annual Garden of Quilts Festival, presented by Riley Blake Designs. Quilts created by artists from around the world will be showcased in the 50-acre Ashton Gardens. Special classes, shows, and demonstrations will be available throughout the week.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Framing Butterflies

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Before you enter our butterfly conservatory, you will see dozens of butterflies framed on the walls. Butterfly pinning can be a beautiful way to preserve and honor these graceful insects. If you would like to frame your own butterfly, here is a step-by-step guide.

‘Til You Hear That Banjo

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Banjo is Farm Country's Miniature Sicilian Donkey who loves sweets, snuggles and being the star of the show!

Scarecrow Festival Now Calling for Local Submissions

Monday, August 8, 2022

The Scarecrow Festival is back at Thanksgiving Point from October 10 to 15, and scarecrow submissions are now open to the public! This fall tradition combines the beautiful autumnal glow of the Ashton Gardens with a community art project – the creation of scarecrows – during the six-day festival.

I’d Like to Propose a Trade

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

The Trading Posts in the Museum of Natural Curiosity and the Butterfly Biosphere let guest explorers trade in cool finds and insect pictures for points!

IUCN Classifies Monarchs as Endangered

Friday, July 29, 2022

On July 21, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) added the Migratory Monarch Butterfly to its Red List of threatened species, classifying it as endangered.

There’s an App for That

Thursday, July 28, 2022

If you want to find fun events, buy your tickets, order food, do some light reading, and play games…. there’s an app for that.

The Beauty of Butterfly Wings

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Butterflies are often known for their unique shape and colors, but do you know what makes their wings look the way they do?

15 Big-Time Brachiosaurus Facts

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Here are 15 fun facts about some of the most famous Sauropods to ever roam the earth.