2019 Saturday Sep. 7

Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:00am-4:00pm
Wyck Historic House | Garden | Farm
6026 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144

10 am- 4 pm Ongoing Activities:

  • Tour Wyck House – Learn about the Quaker family who called Wyck home for nine generations.  Admission is FREE!
  • Vendor Market Place: Visit with local vendors and organizations selling honey based products, natural products and providing demonstrations including information about home beer brewing and mead making.
  • Philadelphia Food Trucks to be announced

11:00 am- 3:00 pm Ongoing Children’s Activities –  Join us in the shaded area close to the carriage house for educational and fun BEE activities!

The Honey Festival will be held rain or shine, however, some of the following activities are weather permitting.  

10:30 am Open Hive Talk – Take a peek into a real live beehive; a real live beekeeper will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about honey bees

11:00 am Keynote speaker (to be announced)

12:00 noon Honey Extraction – How Do You Get the Honey Away From the Bees? Watch as honey is taken from the honey comb and take a taste!

12:00 noon to 4:00 pm – The Rose Garden – MEAD Tent Event Schedule coming soon!  (ID required for entrance to the Mead tent.)

12:30 pm Open Hive Talk – What’s Going On In There?  Join us at the beehives by the greenhouses to watch and learn from the beekeeper

1:30 pm Honey Extraction – See how the honey goes from the honey comb to the jar through the “magic” of centrifugal force

2:00 pm Bee Beard!  

3:30 pm Open Hive Talk – Get up close and personal, if you dare!  Watch and ask questions, as a beekeeper “works the bees”

Venue Coordinator:  Jennifer Carlson  jcarlson@wyck.org  215-848-1690

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