Chloe Fournel, 4, makes friends with two winged creatures at the Dunwoody Nature Center’s Butterfly Festival on
Aug. 17. Guests were able to enjoy being close to hundreds of butterflies inside two tents.

Ethan Bashuk, 12, likes his winged guest.

This year’s event featured twice as many butterflies as in previous years.

Activities included a live butterfly release, birds of prey show, animal encounters, games, educational booths, crafts and music.