Events Calendar

$1 Night Insight: Edible Insects: A Yummy Treat!

$1 Nights

First Thursday of the month:

June 7, July 5, August 2, 5:00-8:00pm

The Conservatory is open on the first Thursday night of the month for a discounted admission of just $1 per person. During each $1 Night you can also drop in to our program room for a fun and educational lecture or activity. No reservations required. We validate parking tickets from the Civic Center Parking Garage for free parking. For more information, call (260) 427-6440. 


$1 Night Insight: Edible Insects: A Yummy Treat!

Thursday, July 5, 6:00-7:00pm

Yes, we have all been dared to eat that grasshopper or the pretty pink earthworm that came out after a nice hard rain, but I bet you had no idea how healthy some of these bugs could be. You are in for a real treat this evening as we present you with a buffet of bugs. That’s right, bugs! Try that cricket you always hear chirping on the long summer nights or maybe you’ve always wondered the taste of a mealworm. Stay and learn about health benefits of these creepy-crawlies and make a fun little bug craft to take home.


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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
1100 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 427-6440


Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Sunday Noon - 4pm
Closed: Mondays, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Holiday Hours:

Thanksgiving: 4pm - 8pm; Black Friday: 10 am-8 pm 
Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve: 10 am -5 pm 


Adults $5
Children (ages 3-17) $3
Age 2 and under Free