Saturday, September 12th
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! Plus, G-Town Radio will be onsite broadcasting live!
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.
11:00 am GRAND OPENING of Wyck’s permanent full-size observation hive
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. 10, Fri. Sep. 11 from 10 am – 4 pm or Sat. Sep. 12 by 11 am. Only those who enter homebrews will be allowed to “sip & share” the other entries and receive feedback.
12:30 pm Young Beekeepers Panel discussing why they got involved with bees and what keeps them interested.
1:30 pm Beginner Beekeeping – an overview of what is taught in the annual 3-day course, by the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild
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: Eileen Rojas firstname.lastname@example.org 215-848-1690