It is Honey Weekend at
Saturday, August 17, 2019, and Sunday, August 18, 2019, at various times.
This signature weekend offers a buzz-worthy range of activities, from candle-making and honey-extraction demonstrations to a “Be a Bee” Family Art Project that has become a classic. Meet local beekeepers in The Shop, where you can enjoy a selection of local, artisanal honey. Family Art Project: Be a Bee – on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Outfit yourself with wings, antennae and a pollen cup to buzz around in a hive of six-sided cells and forage in the flowers. Join in a bee parade and do a bee dance as you search for flowers to pollinate. Honey Weekend event. Free, and admission to the grounds are free until noon. Candle-Making Drop-in Workshop – on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Try your hand at creating an assortment of rolled beeswax candles to take home and enjoy. Honey Weekend event. Materials fee: $15 materials charge per kit makes several candles. Honey Tasting in The Shop – on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, You’ll be amazed at the complex flavors of different varieties of honey! Sample a few, then purchase your favorite to take home. Honey Weekend event. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Bees and Beekeeping Information Station – on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Chat with beekeepers like Bronx beekeeper Junior Schouten, try on beekeeping gear, peek inside a hive and learn fascinating facts about honeybees. Honey Weekend event. Free, and admission to the grounds are free until noon. Honey Extraction Demonstration – on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Drop in and see the sticky process of extracting honey from the comb with our resident bee experts. Honey Weekend event.Free with admission to the grounds. Admission to the grounds this weekend is $12 adults. Free to Wave Hill Members and children under six. Passes are not accepted.