Enjoy Honey Weekend at Wave Hill

Honey Weekend Family Art Project: Be a Bee Photo by Joshua Bright

 

This weekend, head to Wave Hill for a sweetly buzzy time! While we feature each weekend’s Family Art Project at Wave Hill on our event calendar, we wanted to share the full breakdown of this weekend’s events!

SAT, August 19    Family Art Project: Be a Bee

Join us for this classic Family Art Project. Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with. Buzz around in a hive of six-sided cells and forage in the flowers. Join in a bee parade and do a bee dance in a cardboard hive. Parade at 12:30PM, weather permitting. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noonHoney Weekend event.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

Sat, August 19    Honey Tasting

Meet family honey farmers HoneyGramz and taste the Bees Knees honey of Bushwick Kitchen. You’ll be amazed at the complex flavors of different varieties of honey! Sample a few, then purchase your favorite to take home. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noonHoney Weekend event.

PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 10AM−4PM

 

Sat, August 19    Bees and Beekeeping Information Station

Chat with beekeepers, try on beekeeping gear, peek inside a hive and learn fascinating facts about honeybees. Free, and admission to the grounds is free untilnoonHoney Weekend event.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11AM−3PM

 

Sat, August 19    Candle Making Drop-in Workshop

Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy. Materials fee: $15 per kit, which includes enough to make several candles.Honey Weekend event.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11AM−3PM

 

Sat, August 19    Honey Extraction Demonstration

Drop in and see the sticky process of extracting honey from the comb with our resident bee experts. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noonHoney Weekend event.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, NOON−3PM

 

Sun, August 20    Family Art Project: Be a Bee

Join us for this classic Family Art Project. Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with. Buzz around in a hive of six-sided cells and forage in the flowers. Join in a bee parade and do a bee dance in a cardboard hive. Parade at 12:30PM, weather permitting. Free with admission to the grounds.Honey Weekend event.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

Sun, August 20    Honey Tasting

Taste the liquid and creamed honeys produced locally by Senter Honey Bee Farms and the Bees Knees honey of Bushwick Kitchen. You’ll be amazed at the complex flavors of different varieties of honey! Sample a few, then purchase your favorite to take home. Free with admission to the grounds. Honey Weekend event.

PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 10AM−4PM

 

Sun, August 20    Bees and Beekeeping Information Station

Chat with beekeepers, try on beekeeping gear, peek inside a hive and learn fascinating facts about honeybees. Free with admission to the grounds. Honey Weekend event.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11AM−3PM

 

Sun, August 20    Candle Making Drop-in Workshop

Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy. Materials fee: $15 per kit, which includes enough to make several candles.Honey Weekend event.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11AM−3PM

 

Sun, August 20    Honey Extraction Demonstration

Drop in and see the sticky process of extracting honey from the comb with our resident bee experts. Free with admission to the grounds. Honey Weekend event.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, NOON−3PM

 

Information at 718.549.3200. On the web at www.wavehill.org.

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