Save the date

August 1: CALSAO Alumni Dinner and Program

Time: 6 p.m.
Location:
Eastern Hanover Volunteer Fire Department, Mechanicsville, Va.
Cost:
$30, 21 and older; $25, 16-20; $20, 6-15; Free, 5 and younger
Contact:
Jamie Lucero (jlucero@vt.edu | 540-231-9666)

August 2: An Evening with Michael Bush, “The Practical Beekeper”

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location:
VBI Auditorium
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Holly Scoggins (perennials@vt.edu | 540-231-5783)

August 15: Butterfly Walk with Entomologist Tom McAvoy

Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Location: Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion
Cost: Free
Contact: Stephanie Huckestein (vtgarden@vt.edu | 540-231-5970)

August 25: VA Sheep Breeders Association Performance Ram Sale

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location:
Southwest Virginia AREC, Raphine, Va.
Cost:
TBA
Contact:
Jessica McAllister (jessw@vt.edu | 276-944-2200)

August 26: Welcome and Information Social for New CALS Students

Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Location: Litton-Reaves Hall front entrance
Cost: Free
Contact:
Jamie Lucero (jlucero@vt.edu | 540-231-9666)
For All CALS Freshmen and New Transfer Students. Sponsored by the CALS Ambassadors: Establish friendships and network with CALS students; request a tour of campus and college facilities; learn about college organizations and social events; learn the ins and outs of the Hokie Passport and the BT; and become more familiar with the New River Valley.

August 29: Butterfly Walk with Entomologist Tom McAvoy

Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Location: Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion
Cost: Free
Contact: Stephanie Huckestein (vtgarden@vt.edu | 540-231-5970)

October 20: Hokie Bugfest

Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location:
The Inn at Virginia Tech — Latham Ballroom
Contact:
Mike Weaver (mweaver@vt.edu | 540-231-6543)
More information:
www.hokiebugfest.org
This free festival, sponsored  by the VT Department of Entomology, will feature live insect displays, games, crafts, and an art contest. Insect enthusiasts can feed pet tarantulas, watch cockroach races, try on a beekeeper’s suit, and visit the Insect Zoo. This is a fun and educational event for the entire family.

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