HONEYBEE FEST

HoneyBeeFest
SEPT. 22, 2018

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

VENDOR & FOOD MARKET

Main Street

Time: 11 AM – 5 PM

Local and regional vendors will have a variety of bee related goodies, including local honey, beeswax, candles, honey based food, bee friendly clothing, pollinator plants, natural soap and honey made cosmetics. Make sure to pop into the Main Street Merchants as well for even more honey based menus, honey wine, honey spirits, books and wonderful bee gifts!

 

GARDENING FOR BEES & OTHER POLLINATORS

The Narrowsburg Union,

7 Erie Avenue – Room 102

Time: Noon

Richie Mitchell from Bear Creek Organics will presenting a one hour seminar about gardening for honeybees and other pollinators. This crash course will help you plan a flower and veggie garden that benefits honeybees and other pollinators!

 

COSTUME CONTEST

Main Street Observation Deck

Time: 12:30 PM

Get your best bee costume on, dress up the kids and even the dog! Prizes will be awarded for the best Adult, Kids and Dog costumes!

 

BEE EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION

Tusten Theater, 210 Bridge Street

Time: 1:00 PM

A panel of bee experts discuss beekeeping, gardening and the current problems facing bees and other pollinators. This year we have Master Beekeeper Frank Mortimer President of the NENJ Beekeepers Association, Master Beekeeper Pat Bono Founder of the NY Bee Wellness and Beekeeper Kyle Maio Founder of Brothers in Bees. This is discussion will be moderated by Charles Wilkin from 2 Queens Honey and there will be a public Q&A and the end, so get your questions ready!

 

BEEKEEPING 101

The Narrowsburg Union,

7 Erie Avenue – Room 102

Time: TBD

Master Beekeeper Charlie Kinbar return again this year for a 1 hour crash course in beekeeping. Charlie is currently the President of the Northeast PA Beekeepers Association in Honesdale, PA and a former PA bee inspector. With over 30 plus years experience to share this class is not to be missed, perfect for both new and experienced beekeepers of all ages.

 

WALLENPAUPACK HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND

Main Street Observation Deck

Time: 2:30-3:00 PM

The Wallenpaupack High School Marching Band joins us again this year, performing fun and bee inspired songs!

 

HONEY TASTING

Delaware Valley Arts – Krause Hall, Main St.

Time:TBD

We are excited to announce Honey Sommelier Marina Marchese will return to the festival this year! She’ll be hosting an incredible in-depth honey tasting. Participants will learn about the complexities of honey and how to identify floral sources and flavor profiles. As part of the experience she’ll be pairing honey with a variety of foods, making this event a truly delicious and memorable experience!

 

HONEY EXTRACTION DEMO

The Narrowsburg Union – Kitchen

Time: 2:30pm

Susie and Rich from Cackletown Honey Farm return again this year to to demonstrate the fascinating method of extracting honey from the comb! This has become of of the festivals most loved events, tasty too!

 

For more information visit:

NARROWSBURGHONEYBEEFEST.COM