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October 10 BBQ at the Raleigh Police Club

The October 10  meeting of the Wake County Beekeepers Association is a BBQ. Master Pig Cooker Ricky Barbour is cooking the pig and you are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share. At the October meeting, we … Continue reading

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September 12 Meeting at the Police Club

The September monthly meeting will be held at the Raleigh Police Club.  Justin Wahrenburg of Cluck and Hive Apiary will share lots of information about the 100th year State Beekeepers Conference.  Bring your questions as there will be a Q … Continue reading

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August 8 Monthly Meeting at the Police Club

Please plan to join us on August 8 at the Raleigh Police Club as Master Craftsman Beekeeper Danny Jaynes presents a program on “Preparing entries for the NC State Fair”.  You will learn fascinating things about all the products of … Continue reading

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July 11 Monthly Meeting

Plan to attend the July 11 meeting of the Wake County Beekeepers Association.  Master Beekeeper and NCSBA Historian Charles Heatherly will present “100th Anniversary of the NC State Beekeepers Association”. We can learn from the past to make the future better. … Continue reading

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June 13 Monthly Meeting

“Extracting Honey” is the topic of our June 13 monthly meeting.  Club President Mike Childers is looking for some members to bring a frame(s) of capped honey to be extracted.  If you can bring some frames, please contact Mike at … Continue reading

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May 21 “Hands on in the Hive”

Make plans to attend Sunday’s “Hands-on in the Bee Yard” at 1:00 pm with Ben Crawley.  We meet at the Historic Oak View Park, Carya Drive, near the demonstration cotton field.  The practical instruction and exam for the Certified Beekeeper … Continue reading

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May 9 Monthly Meeting at Commons Building

Join the Wake County Beekeepers Association on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 for our monthly meeting at the Wake County Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh.  Leigh Katherine Bonner of Bee Downtown will speak about her efforts to return honeybees to urban … Continue reading

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Essay Contest with May 9 deadline

Can you write about your beekeeping experience?  Are you interested in attending the NCSBA Summer Conference in Winston Salem and reporting back to the club?  If yes, please prepare a one page essay about your passion for beekeeping to enter … Continue reading

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April 11 Monthly Meeting

Join the Wake County Beekeepers Association on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 for our monthly meeting at the Wake County Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh.  Board Member Ricky Barbour will teach “Making Mead”.  After the presentation, a panel of experienced beekeepers … Continue reading

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March 26 Hands-on in the bee yard

The first hands-on in the bee yard of 2017, scheduled for March 19, has been postponed to March 26 due to the cold weather.  The activity begins at 1 pm.  Bee School participants may complete the instruction and practical test.  However anyone … Continue reading

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