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HoneyAnnual Honey Harvest Festival

Tuesday,  August 24th , 1:00-3:30pm

Don’t miss the annual celebration of all things honeybees!

The Voelker Orth Museum is now home to two hard-working colonies of honey bees. They help pollinate the garden and are called upon to share their honey.

Honey harvest time arrives in August.  See how our beekeeper harvests honey, make bee-inspired art, learn about honeybees and what it takes to make a bee friendly garden. Enjoy our honey ice tea.   Informative, fun and tasty, activities for all ages.Note: this event is held indoors & outdoors.

Admission $5. and $12 for a family. Children under 3 admitted free.

It is the first day sales of our honey harvested this month.  It’s bottled raw honey: $12 for 8oz jar and $5 for the 2oz. honey-bears.  Member discounts available.


Dance Into Light: As Time Goes By. Screening & Workshop

Dance Into LightSaturday, September 18, 2-4:40pm. Raindate: Sunday, Sept 19th

Dina Denis’ Dance Into Light didn’t skip making a new dance in 2020 – they made a film version. Join us for a screening followed by a 2-part participatory workshop for non-dancers & dancers on movement and music. Get in touch with your creative side in a beautiful garden.

Appropriate for adults, teens & tweens. Admission $12/$10 for members

InsectageddonInsectageddon

Saturday September 25th , 1-3pm

Join us in the garden for Insectageddon, a day-long festival featuring events around the world. Inspired by artist Cecilia Vicuña and organized by the High Line, the afternoon program celebrates Insects on the High Line and seeks to raise awareness for our interconnectedness with the insect world.

The Museum's offers storytelling and an art making activity related to our unique bee community.

Free admission, donations are appreciated. All ages welcome. This event is held in the garden

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Hold the date!

Oktoberfest Flushing Style: Sauerkraut & Kimchi, Saturday October 2nd, 5:30 – 8:30pm, in the garden.

 

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