The butterflies are flying once again at Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens in Deerfield, providing beauty and a sense of peace during the current pandemic.
The conservatory had been closed for nearly six month since March, but is now open on a limited basis, Magic Wings’ hours are Thursday through Sunday,11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with hopes of expanding opening days in the near future.
“We had a tremendous turnout on Labor Day Weekend when we first opened. People were excited to be back and we were equally excited to welcome them back after being closed for 171 days,” said Kathy Fiore, general manager.
“We were obviously very concerned about the virus and its effects on our business, because we count on admissions to keep us open. We are an attraction with large groups of people coming through our doors, so we knew we were going to have to