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"BeeFest" - a Buzzin' Good Time Celebrating Bees!

Humboldt County Beekeepers Association

  "Bee Fest" will take place on May 6th and 7th, 2016.


  Humboldt County Beekeepers Association presents the 3rd Annual Bee Fest. Join us at the Bayside Grange on Old Arcata Road and celebrate the amazing world of the honey bee and other pollinators. Everyone is welcome.  And it's FREE.           

Friday, May 6
One of the most exciting festivals in Humboldt County begins on Friday, May 6 at 7:00pm with a special evening program of lecture & slides with Biologist/Botanist Michael Mesler, entitled, "Learning to Love the Other Bees: Insights on the Native Bees of California" to be followed by a showing of the film, "The Last Beekeeper".

Saturday, May 7
The excitement continues on Saturday, May 7 with the BeeMaster of Ceremonies getting things going at 10:00am and activities buzzing from 11:00am till 5:00pm at the Bayside Grange on Old Arcata Road. Take this opportunity to learn about the fantastic world of pollinators and get to know your local beekeepers.

This fun, family-friendly gathering is a great place to celebrate bees. Resplendent with local honey tasting, workshops on building mason bee boxes, and Mead-making. The Seed Exchange and the Native Plant Society will be there with seeds and live native plants to promote pollinator friendly gardens. You can watch live honey bees attend their queen in the observation hive.