Ugly Bug Ball: When I Grow Up

Join us Friday, October 27th, 6:30 pm to midnight for our 17th Annual Ugly Bug Ball!

Dress to impress, or come as you like, as your childhood dream for the Ugly Bug Ball!  Enjoy a whimsical evening of dinner, dancing, and an exciting silent and live auction!  When I Grow Up provides an opportunity to show your support for Amazement Square and its mission of providing hands-on, interactive learning to children and adults of all backgrounds and abilities.

We are delighted to share with you that the Ugly Bug Ball will be held in Amazement Square’s NEW Genworth Education Center! 

What is the Ugly Bug Ball?

The Ugly Bug Ball is the museum’s biggest fundraiser each year promising our guests an unforgettable evening in costume! The evening is hosted by 40 regional Celebrity Hosts inviting our guests to spend a night dancing to a live band, enjoying a catered dinner, a live and silent auction, and much more!

This important fundraiser supports funds to fulfill the museum’s mission of providing hands-on learning to children and adults of all backgrounds and abilities. For more information on the annual Ugly Bug Ball,  please contact us at 434-845-1888.



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Event Sponsors

Corporate Patrons


Amazing Corporate Sponsors

Automated Conveyor Systems
Berglund Toyota
  Moore & Giles

Corporate Sponsors

Bank of the James
Banker Steel
Campbell Insurance
Flippin, Bruce & Porter, Inc
Foster Fuels
John Stewart Walker, Inc.
Pettyjohn, Wood & White, Inc.
Schewel Furniture
Watts Petroleum


2017 Ugly Bug Ball Chair

 Alex Vaughan

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