Date: April 27, 2018
Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Outdoor Adventure Center,
1801 Atwater Street, Detroit, MI 48207
Are you looking for ways to help local wildlife? Do you also enjoy craft beer and/or wine? Then this is the event series for you! For the first installment of the series, we will focus on providing resources for pollinators in your yard. After a short presentation on the benefits of native pollinators, by Brian Peterson @BeesintheD, we’ll provide assistance and materials for you to construct your own “bee condo” to add to your yard this spring. We will also have take-home resources for native plant and pollinator gardening and a seed giveaway to get you started.
Craft beer, wine and snacks included. For ages 21 and over.
FEE: $25 per person. Pre-register at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090F4AA9AB2BA0FC1-beer.
#BeesintheD #savethebees #urbanbeekeeping
Join Us Friday, Saturday & Sunday: July 13, 14 & 15, 2018 (10am – 5pm)
The Michigan Lavender Festival offers a true "Symphony for the Senses"!
Relax and rejuvenate to the essence of Fragrant Lavender swaying in the breeze. Enjoy a gourmet lunch in the shade while sipping on a glass of ice cold Lavender Lemonade. Celebrate the "Grandmother of Herbs" in all her splendor with a series of events centered around the fragrant purple plant, including: workshops, demonstrations, "Cooking With Lavender" classes & more. #BeesintheD will be presenting and will have a small honey harvest demonstration.
FRESH HONEY WILL "BEE" AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AFTER HARVESTING!
With just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of city life, the Lavender Festival is a perfect mid-summer getaway. Not only is this event a celebration of all the wonders of Lavender, but also an event that knits together local, talented artisans of one-of-a-kind hand-made goods!
The Michigan Lavender Festival is proud to be a "Made-In-Michigan" Event, featuring over 175 Michigan artists, craftspeople and local area farms. Festival highlights include lavender workshops, wellness classes, wagon rides to tour the farm & orchards. Our annual event takes place at Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill in Armada.
Admission is $7 for adults; children under 12 admitted free. (Admission includes seating to all classes and demonstrations.)
For more information, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
August 16, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm |
Garden Workshop: 'Bee' is for Beneficial
Thursday August 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00PM
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House - 1100 Lake Shore Rd.
Learn the ABCs of bees from Brian Peterson-Roest, an award winning educator and CEO and founder of Bees in the D. He'll discuss the benefits of bees and the practice of honeybee keeping.
$10.00 Ford House Member
TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE FORD HOUSE WEBSITE:
BLAKE'S HARD CIDER CO. + BEES IN THE D INVITE YOU TO A UNIQUE PAIRING OF HONEY AND HARD CIDER.
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT EVENTBRITE - $40 TICKETS FOR FLIGHT OF HARD CIDERS THOUGHTFULLY PAIRED WITH BEES IN THE D HONEY.
PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES WILL BENEFIT BEES IN THE D AND THE CONSERVATION AND EDUCATION OF BEES & POLINATORS IN DETROIT AND SE MICHIGAN
BEE THE FIRST TO TASTE BLAKE'S NEWEST FLAVOR NOT YET RELEASED!
Join Brian Peterson-Roest for a fundraiser to support Bee In The D.
Come in to the #Chipotle at 84 North Adams Rd in Rochester Hills on Thursday, January 25th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm.
Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the #honeybees to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Bees In The D. Bees in the D #Savethebees #beesinthed Rochester Hills, Michigan #Detroit Musson Elementary School #urbanbeekeeping
Join us for a very special Tuesday Takeover with The Bees In The D! From hives on the roof of the Detroit City Distillery factory to fantastic honey events, this non-profit is always a pleasure to work with. We can't wait to see what beeeee-cocktails they come up with!
Food from Kusina and music from Isaac Prieto + Earl Mixxin McKinney.
Were for one sweet treat!
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!
Join us for another evening of honey tasting + mead sampling + honey bee education featuring local honey varieties from Bees In The D's Detroit-Metro hives. B.Nektar meads and ciders have been carefully chosen to pair with the honey samples for a superb taste experience.
Your ticket includes: Admission and a FLIGHT of 5 curated meads and tasting of honey paired with each mead.
Join us for an evening of honey tasting + mead sampling + honey bee education featuring local honey varieties from Bees In The D's Detroit-Metro hives. B.Nektar meads and ciders have been carefully chosen to pair with the honey samples for a superb taste experience.
Each ticket includes: Admission and a FLIGHT of 5 curated meads & honey tasting paired with each mead.
This is a limited engagement ticketed event & will sell out fast!
$40 Honey Bee ticket: Single admission and access to honey and mead/cider tasting
$125 Queen V-I-Bee ticket: Admission and flighs for two AND VIP tote with:
- B.Nektar Tote bag and 2 bottles of mead
- Detroit Respect gear
- Bees in the D Tee
- Lastest EP by Escaping Pavement
$125 Queen V-I-Bee value $175!
This is a fundraising event for Bees in the D. A 501c3 non-profit.
Live music by Escaping Pavement
Fabulos sushi rolls by Geisha Girls
Sugary treats from Spun Sugar Detroit
Motor city swag available from Detroit Respect
Can't make it? "BEE" generous and share the event AND donate at:
Get tickets opening weekend to see Wonder, and $1 will bee donated to Bees in the D!
Click the link below and follow the directions, and for every ticket sold during opening weekend, one dollar will be donated to Bees in the D!
Once you click the link below:
Follow these steps:
Click “buy tickets”
Under select your cause type: Bees in the D
Answer the two questions
Click “Buy tickets on Fandango”
Once in Fandango:
Click “Movie times and tickets”
Enter your zip code
Choose the theatre and time
Buy the number of tickets desired
Go and enjoy this amazing movie!!!
Thank you for your support!!!
QUEEN BEE BOOK & BEE TALK
Barnes & Noble (Grosse Pointe), Oct. 14 12-2 p.m.
Join Elizabeth Weigandt, author, Queen Bee (a fantasy adventure novel for kids ages 7-12) and Brian Peterson-Roest, educator, beekeeper and founder of Bees in the D, for an educational session on honeybees, they challenges they face and their depiction in Elizabeth’s novel. Book signing to follow. All ages welcome!
WHEN: Saturday, October 14, 12:00 - 2 p.m.
WHERE: Barnes & Noble, 19221 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods
Detroit Taco Company wants to "Change Our Community One Taco At A Time".
Monday October 2nd, 11AM to 9PM
Bring this flyer or show on your mobile device and 20% of your bill will be donated to Bees in the D. Valid for Dine-In & Carry-Out.
304 N. Main Street, Royal Oak, MI
Bon Bon Bon + Bees in the D are hosting a honey harvest open to the public.
Join us at Bon Bon Bon's new building building building at 11360 Joseph Campau Ave.
SWEET SWEET SWEETS
Want to bee a Bon Bon Bon "Babe"
and a Bees in the D "BEE"?
As "Babe" you will bee able to make custom Bon Bon Bon chocolates and then as a "Bee" you'll help harvest some fresh Bees in the D honey right from the bee hives located up on Bon Bon Bon's roof.
Still not sweet enough? Grab some Spun Sugar Detroit's organic cotton candy, and some sweet fruit and dessert sushi from Geisha Girls. Wash it down with some punch which packs a punch* provided by our friends at Detroit City Distillery.
Each ticket purchased will include a box of your choice of 6 bon bon bons and proceeds benefits Bees in the D.
Uncap, spin, extract, and repeat... honey.
Tickets are limited for this event.
*This is an adult beverage.
I will have a table and do a live honey harvest at the Fiber Faire on SATURDAY ONLY
Sep 2 from 10 AM to 4 PM
- Blake Farms
17985 Armada Center Rd, Armada, Michigan 48005
Info on the 1st annual Fiber Festival:
Join us Labor Day Weekend as fiber enthusiasts come together for the annual Craft Faire & Fiber Festival at Blake Farms.
This event will showcase the use of wool and other natural fibers, while some of the area’s most talented fiber artisans will gather to showcase their talents and unique products including clothing, quilts, blankets, rugs, looms, spinning wheels and more. A great variety of workshops on felting, spinning, punch needle, knitting, rug hooking and more will be held throughout the weekend.
In addition to enjoying a unique shopping experience with handmade items, guests will be able to watch educational demonstrations from various fiber artists throughout the weekend. You'll also see how animals contribute to the fiber industry through live displays of llamas, alpacas, sheep, and rabbits.
This is truly a one-of-a-kind event, and something that the entire family is sure to enjoy.
Admission to the event is free.
The Orchard Café and Winery will be serving delicious food during the event. Be sure to save the date and share this event with your friends! We look forward to seeing you there.
Detroit City Distillery & Bees in the D Honey Harvest
Detroit City Distillery Whiskey Factory @ 1000 Maple Street, Detroit, MI
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
I will have a table and be in the children’s area at Dragon on the Lake.
Saturday and Sunday
Kidz Zone: Tons of fun for families. There’s a full stage of entertainment, crafts, llama rides, inflatables, puppet and magic shows. Also, face painting and performances by Darius, our Chinese Dragon. Surrounding the Orion Art Center, Saturday and Sunday 11am-6pm.
Made in the USA, Art & Craft Fair: A casual art fair with the relaxed feeling of lake living. Broadway and Flint Streets, 11am – 6pm. In the heart of the fair, artists demonstrate their work on the Art Stage. Artists will also transform the sidewalks into a colorful pastel canvas to compete in the Chalk Art Challenge and $500 in prizes.
Dragon Boat Races: On Sunday, beginning at 9:30, enjoy the opening day ceremonies and a full day of racing along with an amazing jet ski show. Dragon boat teams gather in Green’s Park while spectators can enjoy the shaded area at Pelton’s Point for the best view in town. For more information, click HERE.
Xtreme Zone: Find all things cool for teens on Front Street! BMX and skateboards, extreme inflatables. Henna tattoos, robot demos, flight simulators and more.
The Dragon Pub: Beer, wine and entertainment. There’s a full lineup of entertainment all weekend, with food and merchandise vendors.
A one-day educational workshop sponsored by Oakland University’s School of Education & Human Services
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Oakland University Main Campus
To be notified when registration opens, please contact Kelly Quintana at email@example.com.
Oakland University’s School of Education & Human Services is pleased to announce the Beekeeping for Beginners workshop to be held at Oakland University in Rochester, MI on TWednesday, August 23rd, 2017. Participants can earn SCECHs for attending the workshop.
Are you interested in beekeeping, but have never done it before? Have you started raising honey bees and want to learn more? Join Brian Peterson, from Bees in the D, as he shares his passion about the education and conservation of the all-important pollinator, the Honey Bee. He will share his journey into the world of beekeeping, explaining common misconceptions, and the fascinating life of the Honey Bee. He will also share the importance of the Honey Bee.
Workshop participants will learn the basics of beekeeping, have the opportunity to visit active hives and collect and taste the honey. Join us to find out what all the buzz is about with beekeeping!
World Honey Bee Day with special guest speaker Brian Peterson-Roest, Bees in the “D”
3:00 p.m. So You Want to Be a Beekeeper:
For adults who are looking for practical tips and guidelines. You’ll learn how to become a beekeeper and the supplies and basics that you’ll need.
NO FEE: Both events are included with the price of admission.
World Honey Bee Day: with special guest speaker: Brian Peterson-Roest, Bees in the “D”
1:00 p.m. Life of a Honey Bee:
You’ll become a member of a honey bee hive and learn the different responsibilities and roles of the honey bee's short life.
Geared for kids through adults.
We will have a booth and will do a few workshops at The MI Lavender Festival
15th Annual Michigan Lavender Fest – Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 14, 15 & 16, 2017 (10am – 5pm)
Admission is just $7 for adults; Children under 12 enter free.
Your admission Includes unlimited seating to all classes & demonstrations.
FREE Parking within walking distance.
So you want to be a Beekeeper with Brian Peterson-Roest
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
In this presentation, you will learn how to become a beekeeper and the supplies and basics that you will need.
Geared for adults.
A honey harvest may be included, pending availability!
Join us for our 1st annual Bees in the D "Bee-Bee-Q" Fundraiser.
We are raising funds to promote the conserveration and education of Honeybees as well as purchase an extractor and supplies for our annual honey harvests.
There will be food, drinks, live music, and a silent auction.
Suggested donation of $50 per person.
Bees in the D is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking & Valet is available at the Rattlesnake Club or the Strohs River Place parking structure on Wight Street for a nominal fee.
What can I bring into the event?
Your checkbook for the silent auction and donations.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, facebook.com/beesinthed.
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DATE AND TIME
Sat, June 17, 2017
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
200 River Place Dr
200 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207
In this presentation, you can learn how to grow plants in your yard and garden that help benefit pollinators. You will then use recycled paper to make "flower bombs" that you can plant in your yard.
Adults; children may enjoy this as well.
Event is included with the price of Outdoor Adventure Center admission.