Chattanooga Now Repticon slithers into Camp Jordan this weekend

Chattanooga Now Repticon slithers into Camp Jordan this weekend

August 10th, 2017 by Staff Report in Chattnow Outabout

A yellow uro lizard hangs on the hand of dealer Damian Mason from Fort Pierce, Fla., during the spring Repticon held at Camp Jordan.

Photo by Robin Rudd /Times Free Press.

Workshops

Saturday
11 a.m. Top Hat Geckos

Noon. Red Sky Geckos

1 p.m. Family Reptiles

2 p.m. Gecko Junkie

3 p.m. Union of the Snake

4 p.m. B.R.A.C.E. Exotics

Sunday
11 a.m. Top Hat Geckos

Noon. Red Sky Geckos

1 p.m. Union of the Snake

2 p.m. Gecko Junkie

3 p.m. B.R.A.C.E. Exotics

A white-throated monitor lizard, a native of Southern Africa, rests in its aquarium during the spring Repticon.

A white-throated monitor lizard, a native of Southern...

Photo by Robin Rudd /Times Free Press.

A reptile and exotic-animal show with thousands of high-quality animals not found anywhere else in the area will fill Camp Jordan Arena this weekend when Repticon comes to town.

Repticon will be held in Camp Jordan Arena, 323 Camp Jordan Parkway, on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12-13. Saturday's hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday's are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In addition to viewing the variety of exotic reptiles, the show offers live animal presentations and free raffles. Informative workshops are scheduled on the hour both days. About 30 vendors will exhibit supplies, cages, merchandise and feeders to support new pets.

Three ticket options are offered:

* VIP online purchase, good both days: $12 adult, $5 ages 5-12, includes early entry at 9 a.m. Saturday only.

* Two-day ticket at the door: $15 adults, $5 children 5-12.

* One-day ticket available only at door: $10adults, $5 children 5-12.

For more: repticon.com/repticon-chattanooga.