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Niwot Annual Honey Bee Harvest Festival

10am-4pm

Downtown Niwot

28Aug

Live, Music, Bee Fun for Kids, Pop-Up Vendors & More!

Niwot Grange Speaker Roster

10:00-10:30 Meet the Bee

Dawn Server, Meadow Lake Honey

 

10:45-11:15 Pollinators and Landscaping with Native Plants

Deryn Davidson, CSU Horticultural Agent

 

11:30-12:30 Mason Bees

Tom Theobald, Niwot Honey Farm

 

12:30-1:15 Lunch Break

 

1:15-1:45 Pollinator Gardens by the Seasons

Katy Bohn, Niwot Garden Club

 

2:00-2:30 The Conservation of Colorado’s Native Bees: Our Most Vulnerable Pollinators

Adrian Carper, CU Research Scientist, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

 

2:45-3:15 About PPAN & How to Help Bees and Other Pollinators Starting in Your own Backyard

Liana Street, People & Pollinators Action Network

 

3:30-4:00 Reverence for Honey Bees: The Amazing Journey from Hive to Honey Wine

Mark Beran, Founder of Medovina Meadery

 

Activities / Family Fun

Niwot Wheelworks

  • Mead Tasting featuring Redstone Meadery, 12 - 5pm
  • Bee Trivia, 5pm

Pinnochio's

  • Bee Bingo, 2-4pm

Seven Wealth

  • Beeswax Candle Rolling

Niwot Market

  • Chile roasting all day
  • Colorado produce specials
  • Community Foodshare food drive
  • Honey hand lotion demo, 12 - 2pm

Left Hand Corner

  • Enclosed Observation Hives
  • Educational Booths featuring beekeeping, gardening, horticulture & more!

DRF Real Estate

  • Bee wings and antennae for kids; take a flight around town with the Queen Bee, 10am-noon

Cottonwood Square

  • Making bee greeting cards
  • Other bee crafts and kids activities

Inkberry Books

  • Spelling Bee: Ages 5-7 (10-11am), Ages 8-10 (12-1pm), Ages 11-13 (2-3pm)

Blessing Day Spa

  • Beeauty Spa with Willoughby Honey

Whistlestop Park, 12 - 4pm

  • Song time with Jenn Cleary
  • Kids bee activities and storytelling with Don Willoughby
  • Concession stand

Bee Kind Fun

  • Pay it forward coffees at Winot Coffee and Old Oak Coffeehouse
  • Bee Kind instagrammable wall - leave a kind message, Niwot Emporium - 2nd Ave
  • Community Foodshare food drive - Niwot Market

Live Music & Vendors

Queen Bee Carriage Rides

Bee Flight Progressive Silent Auction to benefit NBA for Niwot events

 

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