Event Calendar

Upcoming Events

Member Night Out - Third Thursday August 15, 2019
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Starts: Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Sky & Fin Story Time August 16, 2019
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Starts: Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:30am
Ends: Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:30am
Join us for Sky & Fin Story Time at the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Free with Membership or paid admission.
National Honey Bee Day August 17, 2019
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Starts: Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00am
Ends: Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 2:00pm
Let's make a buzz about the state insect of South Dakota... the honey bee! Honey bees are an excellent example of how each organism in our ecosystem has an impact on the environment. Without bees we would have nothing to eat! Join us as to learn more about bees and why they are important. Free with paid admission or for members.
Monarch Tagging Event September 7, 2019
Monarch Tag 2
Starts: Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10:00am
Ends: Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 12:00pm
As the local Monarch butterfly population begins to head back South for the winter, our Educators will show you how to properly identify, catch, tag* and release these amazing butterflies! Join us for a fun-filled event where you can participate in citizen science, crafts and other activities!
Free with paid admission or membership.

*The Monarch Watch Tagging Program is a citizen science project that was started to help scientists understand the Monarch butterfly's fall migration.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday September 19, 2019
Education Dark
Starts: Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

Need to renew your membership? Renew now.
Sky & Fin Story Time September 20, 2019
Story Time20 Sky Fin
Starts: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10:30am
Ends: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:30am
Join us for Sky & Fin Story Time at the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Free with Membership or paid admission.
Bowls with the Butterflies September 20, 2019
BHA Gaz1
Starts: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 5:15pm
Ends: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 6:00pm
Enjoy the harmonic, soothing singing of crystal bowls while surrounded by 800-1000 butterflies! Cost is $12.00, please bring cash or check and come to the front door once you arrive.
You are welcome to bring a yoga mat and/or cushions/blankets (on really cool nights it can get a little cool even in our flight room) to lay on the paths and make yourself more comfortable for the session. We also have limited benches for seating.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday October 17, 2019
Education Dark
Starts: Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Sky & Fin Story Time October 18, 2019
Story Time20 Sky Fin
Starts: Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:30am
Ends: Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11:30am
Join us for Sky & Fin Story Time at the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Free with Membership or paid admission.
Bowls with the Butterflies October 18, 2019
BHA Gaz1
Starts: Friday, October 18, 2019 at 5:15pm
Ends: Friday, October 18, 2019 at 6:00pm
Enjoy the harmonic, soothing singing of crystal bowls while surrounded by 800-1000 butterflies! Cost is $12.00, please bring cash or check and come to the front door once you arrive.
You are welcome to bring a yoga mat and/or cushions/blankets (on really cool nights it can get a little cool even in our flight room) to lay on the paths and make yourself more comfortable for the session. We also have limited benches for seating.
Riedel Wine Tasting October 24, 2019
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Starts: Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6:00pm
Ends: Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 8:00pm
In this educational wine glass tasting workshop, Riedel will demonstrate the relationship between the shape of the glass and the perception and enjoyment of wine. A complete tasting set of the NEW Performance Riedel wine glasses are included with the ticket value!
Halloween Party! October 27, 2019
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Starts: Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 11:00am
Ends: Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 4:00pm
Come out to the Butterfly House & Aquarium and have a hauntingly good time! Games, prizes, spooky story time and trick-or-treating with the staff! Costumes are optional for both kids and adults. FREE Event with paid admission/membership!
Animal, Vegetable, or Tentacle? October 29, 2019
Science Pub
Starts: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 7:00pm
Ends: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 8:00pm
Sky & Fin Story Time November 15, 2019
Story Time20 Sky Fin
Starts: Friday, November 15, 2019 at 10:30am
Ends: Friday, November 15, 2019 at 11:30am
Join us for Sky & Fin Story Time at the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Free with Membership or paid admission.
Whiskey Tasting 101 November 15, 2019
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Starts: Friday, November 15, 2019 at 6:00pm
Ends: Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9:00pm
Join us for an evening of sampling various Whisk(e)ys to benefit the Butterfly House& Aquarium. Learn the basics about Whisk(e)ys and the differences between Scotch, Bourbon, and Rye.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday November 21, 2019
Education Dark
Starts: Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Bowls with the Butterflies November 22, 2019
BHA Gaz1
Starts: Friday, November 22, 2019 at 5:15pm
Ends: Friday, November 22, 2019 at 6:00pm
Enjoy the harmonic, soothing singing of crystal bowls while surrounded by 800-1000 butterflies! Cost is $12.00, please bring cash or check and come to the front door once you arrive.
You are welcome to bring a yoga mat and/or cushions/blankets (on really cool nights it can get a little cool even in our flight room) to lay on the paths and make yourself more comfortable for the session. We also have limited benches for seating.
Twilight Flight November 29, 2019
Twillight Flight
Starts: Friday, November 29, 2019 at 5:00pm
Ends: Friday, November 29, 2019 at 6:00pm
Twilight Flight November 30, 2019
Twillight Flight
Starts: Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 5:00pm
Ends: Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 6:00pm
Member Night Out - Third Thursday December 19, 2019
Education Dark
Starts: Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Sky & Fin Story Time December 20, 2019
Story Time20 Sky Fin
Starts: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 10:30am
Ends: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 11:30am
Join us for Sky & Fin Story Time at the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Free with Membership or paid admission.
Bowls with the Butterflies December 20, 2019
BHA Gaz1
Starts: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 5:15pm
Ends: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 6:00pm
Enjoy the harmonic, soothing singing of crystal bowls while surrounded by 800-1000 butterflies! Cost is $12.00, please bring cash or check and come to the front door once you arrive.
You are welcome to bring a yoga mat and/or cushions/blankets (on really cool nights it can get a little cool even in our flight room) to lay on the paths and make yourself more comfortable for the session. We also have limited benches for seating.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday January 16, 2020
Education Dark
Starts: Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Bowls with the Butterflies January 17, 2020
BHA Gaz1
Starts: Friday, January 17, 2020 at 5:15pm
Ends: Friday, January 17, 2020 at 6:00pm
Enjoy the harmonic, soothing singing of crystal bowls while surrounded by 800-1000 butterflies! Cost is $12.00, please bring cash or check and come to the front door once you arrive.
You are welcome to bring a yoga mat and/or cushions/blankets (on really cool nights it can get a little cool even in our flight room) to lay on the paths and make yourself more comfortable for the session. We also have limited benches for seating.
Sky & Fin Story Time January 17, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Friday, January 17, 2020 at 10:30pm
Ends: Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:30pm
Join us for Sky & Fin Story Time at the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Free with Membership or paid admission.
Wings & Waves Gala February 7, 2020
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Starts: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 9:30pm
Join us in February 2020, to celebrate and support the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Enjoy heavy hors d'oeurves, cocktails & live music as you take in the exhibits after hours.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday February 20, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:00pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

Sky & Fin Story Time February 21, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:30am
Ends: Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:30am
Join us for Sky & Fin Story Time at the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Free with Membership or paid admission.
Bowls with the Butterflies February 21, 2020
BHA Gaz1
Starts: Friday, February 21, 2020 at 5:15pm
Ends: Friday, February 21, 2020 at 6:00pm
Enjoy the harmonic, soothing singing of crystal bowls while surrounded by 800-1000 butterflies! Cost is $12.00, please bring cash or check and come to the front door once you arrive.
You are welcome to bring a yoga mat and/or cushions/blankets (on really cool nights it can get a little cool even in our flight room) to lay on the paths and make yourself more comfortable for the session. We also have limited benches for seating.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday March 19, 2020
Education Dark
Starts: Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Sky & Fin Story Time March 20, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 10:30am
Ends: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 11:30am
Join us for Sky & Fin Story Time at the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Free with Membership or paid admission.
Bowls with the Butterflies March 20, 2020
BHA Gaz1
Starts: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 5:15pm
Ends: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 6:00pm
Enjoy the harmonic, soothing singing of crystal bowls while surrounded by 800-1000 butterflies! Cost is $12.00, please bring cash or check and come to the front door once you arrive.
You are welcome to bring a yoga mat and/or cushions/blankets (on really cool nights it can get a little cool even in our flight room) to lay on the paths and make yourself more comfortable for the session. We also have limited benches for seating.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday April 16, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Need to renew your membership? Renew now.
Bowls with the Butterflies April 17, 2020
BHA Gaz1
Starts: Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5:15pm
Ends: Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:00pm
Enjoy the harmonic, soothing singing of crystal bowls while surrounded by 800-1000 butterflies! Cost is $12.00, please bring cash or check and come to the front door once you arrive.
You are welcome to bring a yoga mat and/or cushions/blankets (on really cool nights it can get a little cool even in our flight room) to lay on the paths and make yourself more comfortable for the session. We also have limited benches for seating.
Bowls with the Butterflies May 15, 2020
BHA Gaz1
Starts: Friday, May 15, 2020 at 5:15pm
Ends: Friday, May 15, 2020 at 6:00pm
Enjoy the harmonic, soothing singing of crystal bowls while surrounded by 800-1000 butterflies! Cost is $12.00, please bring cash or check and come to the front door once you arrive.
You are welcome to bring a yoga mat and/or cushions/blankets (on really cool nights it can get a little cool even in our flight room) to lay on the paths and make yourself more comfortable for the session. We also have limited benches for seating.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday May 21, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Need to renew your membership? Renew now.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday May 21, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Need to renew your membership? Renew now.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday June 18, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Member Night Out - Third Thursday July 16, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Need to renew your membership? Renew now.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday August 20, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Need to renew your membership? Renew now.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday September 17, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Need to renew your membership? Renew now.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday October 15, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Need to renew your membership? Renew now.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday November 19, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Need to renew your membership? Renew now.
Member Night Out - Third Thursday December 17, 2020
Expansion Main Detail
Starts: Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends: Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 7:30pm
We want to make sure you know how special you are and that we wouldn’t be here without all of your support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Need to renew your membership? Renew now.

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