National Honeybee Day at Museum of Natural History

August 17th from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(Courtesy photo)

BREWSTER, MA —The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster will be celebrating National Honey Bee Day on Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:30am – 4pm.  

Join the CCMNH Bee Team for fun activities as they bring community awareness of the importance of honeybees through education and the promotion of cooperation among growers, homeowners and beekeepers. Learn all about beekeeping; life in the hive with the workers, drones and the queen; pollination and collecting nectar; and bee products such as honey and bees wax.

Activities include:

  • Live Bee Hive openings: 12:00pm & 12:45pm ~ $4 Mem/$5 Non-Mem ~ Reservations recommended
  • CCMNH Bee Team docents at the indoor observation hive to answer all your questions about the honeybee and their incredible life in and out of the hive: 9:30am–12:00pm & 1pm – 3pm
  • Honeybee and pollinator arts & crafts
  • The film “Silence of the Bees” playing continuously all day in The John Hay Room

Free with Museum Admission except for Live Bee Hive Openings

For more information please call the Museum at 508-896-3867 ext. 133. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on