CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - More than 150,000 ladybugs will fly free on July 25 at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in what officials are calling the Lowcountry's largest release of the "environmentally friendly insect."
"A red Volkswagen beetle, resembling a gigantic ladybug, will arrive at 10 a.m. to signal the start of the ladybug release," stated a press release by Magnolia Plantation."Hundreds of children, some dressed in ladybug costumes, will scatter throughout gardens to find the perfect spot to release their share of ladybugs. Prizes will be awarded for the best ladybug costumes. Categories will be children under two, three to six and seven and older."