Blooms & Butterflies

23Jun2018Celebrate the return of the butterflies to our area!

ECEC’s butterfly gardens and native plant park are the backdrop for this annual celebration. There’s something for everyone, including craft vendors, live music, and more! Take a tour of historic Fort Umpqua and learn about the life cycle of native butterflies in the ECEC flight room. Enjoy a BBQ lunch on the patio or fresh baked goods and coffee drinks in the Outpost Cafe. Stroll through the gardens and find garden-themed gifts and plants for your own backyard habitat in our Gift Shop and Native Plant Nursery.

Doors open at 9 AM and the festivities start with the scenic 5K Butterfly Run / Walk and free Kid’s Fun Run. Vendor booths open at 10 AM.

2018 Schedule of Activities:

  • Live Music by Decor’mm
  • Nutrition Workshop by Yaakov Levine
  • Monarch Village Dedication
  • Build a Bat Box


Calling all Vendors!

Are you an artist, craftsperson, or food grower/producer? Apply early and reserve your space at ECEC’s Blooms & Butterflies event! Garden-themed booths or summer/colorful-themed items are especially encouraged.  Visit this link for Vendor Information or click here for a Vendor Application.

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