ReptileFest a Chance to Meet Slimy, Slithery Creatures

If you have a soft spot for the scaly, slithery and slimy, good news – ReptileFest is back!

Frog fans and lizard lovers can get up close and personal with hundreds of reptiles and amphibians at the two-day event at Northeastern Illinois University on Saturday and Sunday.

Joining us Thursday, along with some reptilian friends, are Dr. Byron de la Navarre and Frank Sladek from the Chicago Herpetological Society, organizers of ReptileFest.

ReptileFest 2017 takes place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Physical Education Complex of Northeastern Illionis University, 3600 W. Foster Ave. Tickets cost $11; $8 for kids ages 11 and below. | MAP

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