Colorado Honey Festival
Date(s) - 22/09/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Schedule of Activities
Sunday – September 22nd
Presentations and Workshops
10 am – Native Bees of Colorado – Ryan Bartlett
Ryan is your man to explain everything about native bees in Colorado. He loves the 900+ native bees already living here. You will get a first class education in the very important, not to be forgotten, Native Pollinators. Ryan always has great attendance at all of his talks! Don’t miss this one!!
11:30 am – Planting for Pollinators – Ray Story
Ray is going to talk about planting for pollinators, Organic Gardening, Japenese Beetles,hummingbirds, and good vs bad insects in your garden. Ray is the president of the Highlands Beekeepers Association as well as serving the Colorado Beekeepers Association.
1 pm & 2 pm – Make Your Own Beeswax Chapstick – Lisa Bailey and Ray Story
Lisa Bailey and Ray Story will lead a workshop on making beeswax chapstick. The wax is from Ray’s hives in Lakewood. Everyone will get to make 10 tubes of organic beeswax chapstick to take home. Learn first hand what equipment, materials and “how to’s” you will need to make chapstick in your own kitchen! The class cost is $25. ( The retail cost of these chapsticks is $3-$5!!) Each class is limited to 12 students…sign up at the market or on Eventbrite.
Tickets for the 1 pm workshop – Click HERE
Tickets for the 2 pm workshop – Click HERE
Honey Vendors and Honey Products
10 am to 3 pm
Vendors will be both outside and inside our market
Snacks and Food Truck
Diana of “Keys Concessions” will bee serving:
Funnel Cakes (featuring Salted Caramel Pecan Honey Butter!!!)
as well as Nachos, Hot dogs and Fresh Lemonade.