Honey Harvest Festival
October 5 and 6, 2013
Thanks to all for a sucessful festival in 2012!
Bee lovers and beekeepers are headed to the Oregon Ridge Nature Center for the celebration of the Honey Harvest Festival. Members of the Central Maryland Beekeepers Association will kick off the festivities on Saturday with hive demonstrations, beeswax candle dipping, and mead (honey wine) making. Children's activities include face painting, puppet shows, and a petting zoo with chicken and sheep. Food and drink will be sold.
Special features this year include American crafts such as wool spinning and blacksmithing. The Peter Goff Archaeological Museum will be open for tours each day. A Honey of a Basket filled with honey gift items will be raffled off, Sunday afternoon. Tickets will be sold at the Nature Center for $1, six for $5. In addition, the Nature Center Gift Shop will be selling a variety of nature items.
Bring family and friends and enjoy the festivities on Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm both days.
Here is a Youtube slide show with photos from the 2012 festival.
Here is a video of the Clearspring Bluegrass Band taken at the 2011 festival.
Also, you can view some photos from our past Honey Harvest Festivals.