Loading Events

« All Events

Carolina Moonlight Virtual Party

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

party invitation

Join us for the Carolina Moonlight Virtual Party for an entertaining celebration of the region’s biodiversity.

Special presentations to include:

  • Director of the UNC Herbarium and Professor, Alan Weakley showcases the vast biodiversity of the southeast United States
  • Curator of the NCBG Habitat Gardens, Chris Liloia gives us a personal tour of the Garden’s dynamic carnivorous plant collection
  • Conservation Ecologist, Mike Kunz discusses the surprising diet of Venus Fly Trap plants
  • Bestselling author and horticulturist, Brie Arthur tells us how to grow carnivorous plants in our home landscapes
  • Writer and host of UNC-TV’s Exploring North Carolina, Tom Earnhardt details the diversity of carnivorous plants during his recent excursion to eastern North Carolina
  • And more!

Hosted by local botanists Derek Haynes and  Damon Waitt.

This event is open to all, and all are encouraged to register and donate to benefit the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Donations will provide resources to protect, preserve, and conserve our nature heritage by sustaining the Garden’s operations.

Register today! Capacity is limited to 500 households.


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill believes everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed and participate independently in a welcoming environment. We are committed to creating an inclusive digital experience for the Carolina Moonlight Virtual Party. If you should require any special accommodations for this event, please contact Jordan Wilkins, jordanwi@email.unc.edu, or 919-843-2411. We look forward to you being part of the Carolina Moonlight Virtual Party.


May 22
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category: