The 2013 Krohn Conservatory Butterfly Show opens Saturday, April 20 with exotic Butterflies of Morocco. Thousands of butterflies will fill the Krohn’s showroom, featuring re-created ancient passages lined with marketplace items like carpets, fabrics, jewels and more. The show will be open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. through Sunday, June 30; admission is $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 ages younger than 17, and free for ages 4 and younger. Visit butterflyshow.com for a complete schedule of special activities and admission coupons.
Next is the Cincinnati Pops’ Orchestra Lollipops concert, “Waiting for Wings.” Conductor “JMR” will lead audiences through a musical welcoming of spring that pays homage to robins, flowers, and of course, butterflies! Tickets for the 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 20, concert are $12 adults, $7 children. Be sure to arrive early for pre-concert festivities and a chance to meet the musicians and their instruments. Call 513-381-3300 or visit cincinnatisymphony.org.
Last, but certainly not least, Cincinnati Museum Center’s OMNIMAX Theatre is currently playing Flight of the Butterflies. Follow the iconic monarch butterflies’ migration to the remote mountains of Mexico and get a peek inside a chrysalis, thanks to advanced technology. Tickets are $7.50 adults, $6.50 seniors, $5.50 ages 3 – 12, and free for ages 2 and younger. The movie plays daily; visit cincymuseum.org for a complete schedule.