2017 Sunday Sept. 10

Sunday, September 10, 2017  10 am to 4 pm
Bartram’s Garden 54th St & Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19143

10 am – 4 pm Ongoing Activities 

  • Children’s Carnival – Make your own costume for the bee parade!
  • Bartram’s Fall Plant Sale – Pollinator-friendly options
  • Vendors Marketplace: Visit with local vendors and organizations selling honey based products, natural products and providing demonstrations including information about home beer brewing and mead making.  See our Complete List.
  • Bartram’s Gift Shop & Tours – Welcome Center
  • Famous Philly Food Trucks on Site: Farm Truck Philly, Little Baby’s Ice Cream, Tot Cart,  and Lil Pop Shop
  • Parks on Tap – Joins us at the Honey Festival!

 

10:30 am Open Hive Talk – Take a peek inside a REAL LIVE hive!

11:00 am – Native Pollinator Tour #1 – Take a Tour of the grounds with an expert from the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavillion

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Boating on the Schuylkill River – It’s FREE!

11:00 am – Story Hour

11:30 am – Honey Extraction Demonstration Learn how honey makes it from the hive and the honeycomb into a jar!

11:30 am – Children’s Bee Parade #1

12:00 pm –  Open Hive Talk – What’s going on in there?

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Parks on Tap  Wonderful Adult Beverages

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm  – House And Garden Tours Available  Tickets can be purchased in the Welcome Center

12:30 pm – Story Hour

1:00 pm  – Speaker: Sam Torres  Sam Torres from KeyStone Colonies and beekeeper at Glen Foerd will present a talk entitled: So You Want to Be a Beekeeper?  Join Sam and learn more about keeping bees.

1:00 pm – Musical Performance – by Evan Corey Levin

2:00 pm – Children’s Bee Parade #2

2:00 pm – Native Pollinator Tour #2 – Take a Tour of the grounds with an expert from the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavillion

2:00 pm – Musical Performance – by Evan Corey Levin

2:30 pm – Honey Extraction Demonstration  Learn how honey makes it from the hive and the honeycomb into a jar!

3:00 pm – Bee Beard!  Don Shump, Owner of the Philadelphia Bee Company will create a beard of bees on his face.

3:30 pm – Open Hive Talk  – Your last chance to see inside a real bee hive!

Venue Coordinator:  Leslie Gale  lgale@bartramsgarden.org  215-729-5281

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