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Butterfly Day

906 West Grantham Road,
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
(717) 766-7611
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Butterfly Day is back! Our much loved event is returning to the farm this summer!

Saturday August 2nd, from 10am-2pm, join us at Ashcombe to learn all about butterflies and more! Master Gardener Apprentice Heather Andrews will be here to talk about plants for attracting butterflies to your garden. Creatures Great and Small brings their hands on petting zoo along to Butterfly Day. Author Sherri Maret will be here to read her new book Lela and the Butterflies at 11:30am. Enjoy free crafts throughout the day and dine in at our reopened cafe! Visit our butterfly observation and informative displays all day.

Purchase a butterfly for $10 to release here or take home! To order call our store or stop in. The deadline to order is July 15!


  • 10am-12pm Creatures Great & Small:
  • 11am Free tour of our butterfly garden
  • 11:30am Free storytime with Sherri Maret
  • 12pm Memorial Ceremony and Butterfly Release
  • 10:30am, 1pm, and 2pm take a fairy garden workshop. Cost is $20, preregistration is required for this event, each is limited to ten participants
  • 1pm Heather Andrews Plants for Pollinators Class