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11am - 5pm
Main Street Merchants along with local makers, beekeepers and food vendors will be offering honey and beeswax related products and food items.
Main Street PARADE
LINE UP 3:15pm - 3:30pm
PARADE 3:30pm - 4pm
Good ol' family fun complete with a marching band! Everyone is welcome to join the parade. Line-up takes places at 3:15pm in the Narrowsburg Union parking lot, 7 Erie Avenue.
COME DRESSED AS A BEE!
11:30am - 12:30pm
210 Bridge Street
A panel of bee experts discuss beekeeping, gardening and the current problems facing bees and other pollinators. Guest speakers include Kelley Edkins, founder of Honey Bee Herbs; Anthony Planakis (Tony Bees), retired NYPD Detective and swarm catcher; Chris Harp, "the Bee Doctor" and co-founder of HoneybeeLives.com; and Meg Paska, beekeeper, farmer and author of "The Rooftop Beekeeper." This event will be moderated by John Nordstrom, Co-Host of WJFF Catskill Radio's weekly Farm and Country show.
GARDENING FOR HONEYBEES
1:30 - 2:15
226 Bridge Street
Grai St. Clair Rice from Honeybeelives.org will be sharing her wealth of experience and knowledge as a natural beekeeper and gardener on how to develop honeybee and pollinator-friendly gardens.
Grai St. Clair Rice is a co-founder of HoneybeeLives based in the Hudson Valley. HoneybeeLives teaches organic beekeeping with a Biodynamic influence in New Paltz and Brooklyn, and encourages the public to raise their awareness and become proactive for pollinator health. Rice is also a writer/photographer/filmmaker based in her hometown of NYC. She describes herself as a city girl with a country heart. Rice lectures on gardening for honeybees, and co-teaches some of the beekeeping classes. She is working on two different books about honeybees and beekeeping.
Children’s Bee Arts & Crafts
Noon - 2pm
Main Street Observation Deck
Bee-inspired crafts for both kids and adults! Bee inspired!
Afternoon TEA and honey
2pm - 3:30pm
37 Main Street
Pam Meyer and 2 Queens Honey & Tea team up for a traditional English Afternoon Tea complete with local honey, jams, light sandwiches & fabulous desserts. Reservations for this event are suggested.
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7 Eire Avenue
Local beekeeper and President of the Northeast PA Beekepers Associaction Charlie Kinbar will lead a 1-hour "crash course" in beekeeping basics. Charlie is a former NYPD Detective, PA State Beekeeper Inspector and VP of the PA State Beekeepers Association. With over 25 years of experience his knowledge of bees and beekeeping is exceptional so if you are interested in keeping bee this class is not to be missed!
HONEY Harvest Demonstration
7 Erie Avenue
Local beekeepers Susie Forzano Norton and Richard Norton of Cackletown Honey in Narrowsburg will demonstrate how honey is harvest from honeycomb. If you ever wondered how beekeepers get honey out of the comb then here's your chance! It's fun and exciting to watch, tasty too.
"BEE PEOPLE" MOVIE
1pm - 3pm
210 Bridge Main Street
"Bee People" is not just a documentary—it's an adventure! Join Gregg McMahan, Colorado's own "Bee Guru" and Tony "Bees" Planakis, NYPD's go-to beekeeper, as they share extraordinary insight and take viewers on an unforgettable ride. This film, appealing to fans of nature and all things green, is also full of incredible people and compelling events that turn it into a thrilling adventure. Shot on a Nikon DSLR and a dream, producers David Knappe and Leslie Ellis ("TV and Beyond: Cable at 60") take viewers on an epic journey.
1pm - 5pm
The Mews - Main Street
Stop by as say HI to the bees and see them in action!
MeAD TASTING & Seminar
Noon - 3pm
Narrowsburg Fine Wines and Spirits
44 Main Street
Mead or Honey Wine is one the world's oldest fermented beverages, pre-dating beer. Stop in for a free tasting and seminar on this delicious, refreshing and often overlooked wine made with honey.
BUTTERFLY AND POLLINATOR SEMINAR
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Community Garden (behind the Library)
198 Bridge Street
Ed Wesely, head of the Butterfly Barn in Millville, PA, will be on hand to discuss the vital importance of butterflies, bees and other pollinators, along with gardening tips on how to attract them to your neck of the woods.
HONEY-INSPIRED FOOD AND DESSERTS
Local restaurants will feature honey-inspired dinner and dessert menus in honor of the amazing honeybee. Simply beelicious!
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