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 firstname.lastname@example.org 215-848-1690