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Breakfast with the Butterflies - Saturday


Now - March 8, 2014 | 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Dorrance Hall and Boppart Courtyard

Join us for a colorful celebration marking the opening of the Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast by Fabulous Food Fine Catering & Events, children’s crafts, face painting, balloon twisting, musical entertainment and interactive dance instruction by flamenco duet Chris & Lena Jácome.  

Ticket Information

Members: Adults $35 / Children $30
General Public: Adults $40 / Children $35

Ticket Price includes:

  • Admission to Desert Botanical Garden and the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Butterfly Pavilion
  • Breakfast
  • Entertainment, face painting, balloon twisting, and children’s crafts
  • A pair of butterfly wings for each child to wear and take home

Breakfast Buffet Menu


  • Beautiful Carved Fruit and Melon Platter With Fresh Berries and Grapes
  • An Assortment of Fresh Baked Breakfast Breads With Creamery Butter
  • Petite Buttermilk Pancakes with Warm Maple Syrup, Honey and Creamery Butter
  • Frittata of Fresh Farm Eggs, Garden Vegetables, Mushrooms and Cheeses
  • Petite Breakfast Burritos: Scrambled Egg and Cheese, Tomato Cilantro Salsa
  • Breakfast Sausage
  • Seasoned Breakfast Potatoes
  • French Toast Stick Sandwiches Filled with Cream Cheese


  • Chilled Orange Juice
  • Chilled Iced Water
  • Fresh Roast Coffee, Cream and Sweetener


  • Face painting by Anna Banana and Kara Griffin
  • Balloon twisting by Tara Ousley
  • Music entertainment and dance instruction by Chris & Lena Jácome – Flamenco Duet

The Fine Print

  • Doors open at 10 a.m.
  • Breakfast, entertainment, and activities available 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Open seating only.
  • Tickets are limited.
  • Advance ticket purchase required.
  • No refunds or exchanges on tickets purchased.
  • No outside food or beverage permitted.

Entertainment provided by:


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