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Celebrate a Hoppy Thanksgiving!
November 17, 2011 | Tag(s): family fun, Free, Holiday event, Imax, Insectarium, Thanksgiving family activity
By: L'jeanne, Advertising Manager
Hop hop hop on over to Audubon Insectarium for a Hoppy Thanksgiving feast! I may have to warn you that this is not your ordinary Thanksgiving dinner. Of course we put a twist on those classic dishes. What did you think we would do?! You will be delighted when you taste the yummy turkey with cornbread and mealworm stuffing. And everyone knows that Thanksgiving dinner is not a real Thanksgiving dinner without wax worm cranberry sauce and a sweet dose of cricket pumpkin pie! What did you say? You’ve never heard of all these wonderful dishes? You’ve never had the opportunity to even try them? Well don’t wait another minute, Hoppy Thanksgiving kicks off on Tuesday, November 22ndand we’ve got all kinds of fun and educational information for you to explore next week at Audubon Insectarium & Butterfly Garden, so be sure to include a visit during your break. While you’re there, make sure to go to Bug Appétit and watch as our chefs prepare exotic Thanksgiving fare. The preparation and presentation of the foods is intriguing. Did you know some cultures include certain insects frequently in their foods? While the chefs are preparing the food, you can find out all sorts of interesting facts about the benefits of eating insects. Some of you may even find an inclination to try some of the tasty dishes at home! I bet your kids will love baking chocolate chirp cookies. More and more people are finding the custom of entomophagy -eating insects as food – an intriguing alternative to get more protein and nutrients in their diet. At Bug Appétit during this Thanksgiving break you will be able to taste test all sorts of interesting insect dishes and you never know! You may become an avid insect chef in your own home!
Info: ~ Hoppy Thanksgiving @ Audubon Insectarium ~
~ Tuesday, November 22 – Wednesday, November 23 ~
~ AND ~
~ Friday, November 25 – Sunday, November 27 ~
Special Offer: ~ Polar Express Opening on Friday, November 25th~
~ @ Entergy IMAX®Theatre ~
~ First 500 guest receive a FREE PLUSH GIVEAWAY ~