2016 Sat’day

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Wyck Historic House | Garden | Farm
6026 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144

10 am-4 pm House Museum Open, FREE Admission

Ongoing all day: a locally sourced marketplace of vendors and organizations, sample honey and honey beer, live demos, and lots of learning!

10:30 am Open Hive Demonstration – What’s Going On In There?  (Take a peek!)

11 am to 3 pm Children’s activities

11:00 am Deadline to Drop off Mead Entries into the sharing event for professional feedback from The Colony Meadery. View Full Mead Event Details Here.

11:30 am Honey Extraction – How Do You Get the Honey Away From the Bees?

Noon – 4 pm Home Brewing with Honey Event, Sponsored by The Colony Meadery
Age 21 and older, join in the Rose Garden for a short presentation on meadmaking.  Sample and purchase commercial grade Mead from The Colony Meadery, who will be on site for educating us about and sharing this unique beverage.

Homebrewers’ Sip & Share Drop off:  Wyck House Thurs. Sep. 8, Fri. Sep. 9 from 1pm – 4 pm or Sat. Sep. 10 by NOON.  Only those who enter homemade brews will be allowed to “sip & share” the other entries and receive feedback.

1:00 pm  Speaker:  Kirk Wattles  Bees and Trees and Other Species – Learn about local resources for advice on planting the best pollinator forest, garden, orchard, etc. and how to get these plant at low cost or even FREE!

1:30 pm Open Hive Demonstration – What’s Going On In There?  (Take a peek!)

2:00 pm Honey Extraction – How Do You Get the Honey Away From the Bees?

2:30 pm “Guided Tour” at the permanent full-size observation hive

3:00 pm Bee Bearding with Don Shump of Philadelphia Bee Company!

3:30pm Open Hive Demonstration – What’s Going On In There?  (Take a peek!)

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

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