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Tour de Hives

Come Celebrate National Honey Bee Day - Saturday August 19, 2017

The Zilker Botanical Gardens portion of this event will happen RAIN or SHINE! 🙂 At the Botanical Gardens, it is ALL INDOORS, with informative speakers, live bee exhibit, local honey for sale, Texas Honey Queen, Silent Auction, Raffle Prizes, and more! The 5th Annual Tour de Hives will encompass a 3 day weekend much like last year! All events take place at the Zilker Botanical Gardens Meeting space inside with AC! 🙂

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Join us on Friday August 18, 2017 - for Products of the Hive workshop with expert Christine Flores, of The Beeswax Co. on benefits of beeswax and candle making & Bee Friendly Austin on natural skin care products - 1:30-4:30pm ($25)

The main event and hive touring with honey queens, honey tasting, bee related vendors, silent auction, and raffle will be on Saturday August 19th, 2017 from 9am-4pm. - $5 per family/group. (Hive tours from 9-12pm due to heat)

Sunday August 20th from 9am-4pm will be a full day of beekeeper classes and learning opportunities with a Beginner 101 track and an Advanced 201 track - A list of speakers and classes will be posted soon! ($55 + lunch included, limited seating)

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Below is a flyer to share with friends!

2017-Tour de Hives

See some of the cool and funky Austin & Central Texas area bee yards participating in past tours below:

We would like to thank and acknowledge all of our 2017 Sponsors: Bee Weaver Apiaries,  Bee Friendly Austin ApiaryBarton Springs Nursery Sonesta Hotel-Bee Cave The Beeswax Co.