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Bee Weekend

Environment / Nature - Fair/Festival

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Tower Hill Botanic Garden
11 French Drive
Boylston, MA 01505
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BEE WEEKEND
Saturday, August 26, 10am4pm
Sunday, August 27, 10am4pm
Free with admission

Enjoy exhibits, demonstrations, honey tastings, hands-on activities, games and much more as visitors learn about the fascinating world of bees and why they are important for our gardens.

SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 26
All Day (10am4pm) Activities Include:
Pollinate New England, NE Wildflower Society
Master Gardeners
Blossoms by Bees
Worcester County Beekeepers
Brilliant Botany: Featuring a STEM education table geared toward kids and families. Brilliant Botany is a resource for anyone interested in plants, and a means for building community. Brilliant Botanys web content has been used by teachers, professors, and the general public to build knowledge about the amazing natural world that surrounds us. https://www.brilliantbotany.com/about/
Crafts/Games
Scavenger Hunt
Collaborative Art Project: Each visitor will be able to add to our growing beehive! Decorate your own honeycomb cell to see what we can create together.
Photo Booth
Honey Tasting
10am12pm, Seed Saving Workshop
11:30am, Bee Parade
1pm2pm, Lecture on Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
2pm, Extraction Demo

SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 27
All Day (10am4pm) Activities Include:
Pollinate New England, NE Wildflower Society
Master Gardeners
Blossoms by Bees
Worcester County Beekeepers
Brilliant Botany: Featuring a STEM education table geared toward kids and families. Brilliant Botany is a resource for anyone interested in plants, and a means for building community. Brilliant Botanys web content has been used by teachers, professors, and the general public to build knowledge about the amazing natural world that surrounds us. https://www.brilliantbotany.com/about/
Crafts/Games
Scavenger Hunt
Collaborative Art Project: Each visitor will be able to add to our growing beehive! Decorate your own honeycomb cell to see what we can create together.
Photo Booth
Honey Tasting
1pm, Extraction Demo
1:30pm, Bee Parade
1:30pm3:30pm, Late Summer Container Workshop
2pm3pm, Concert with George Crotty

Suggested Audiences:Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary, Preschool, Toddler, Infant

Website: http://www.towerhillbg.org/bee-weekend/
E-mail:thbg@towerhillbg.org

Last Modified: June 19, 2017 at 8:10 AM

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