Bee Bold Pollinator Festival
August 17, 20191:00 pm - 6:00 pmMills River Cidery
Join us as we celebrate National Honey Bee Day with our inaugural Bee Bold Festival. Bold Rock Hard Cider, along with Hendersonville Bee City USA, aim to raise awareness of the role of honey bees and other pollinators. Honey bees are the world’s most important pollinator of food crops, making them a crucial member of our community. No bees, no Bold Rock!
Festivities include live music by Jake Burns Music from 2-5pm, vendors, honey tastings, educational workshops, observation bee hives, plant sale, and other fun activities!
Vendors and organizations include:
Carolina Bee Farm
Hands On Children’s Museum-WNC
Hendersonville Bee City USA
Bee City USA Asheville
Mills River Farmers’ Market
Henderson County Beekeepers Association
MTN FOLK LORE
Spriggly’s Beescaping, and more!
Our schedule of honey tastings, activities, and presentations are as follows:
•1:00pm – Blow Your Mind With Bee Biology!
1:30pm – Bee Bingo
•2:00pm – Honey Varietal Tasting
2:30pm – Bee Bingo
•3:00 – Blow Your Mind With Bee Biology!
3:30pm – Bee Bingo
•4:00pm – Honey Varietal Tasting
4:30pm – Bee Bingo
•5:00pm – Blow Your Mind With Bee Biology!
5:30pm – Bee Bingo
•6:00pm – Honey Varietal Tasting
*Bee Bingo time’s are approximate and will begin once the tasting or presentation concludes*
We will also be bringing back the Ginger Bee Cocktail and the Watermelon Mojito Cocktail! The Ginger Bee features a delightful blend of lemon juice, local honey from the Henderson County Beekeepers Association, and Bold Rock Hard Cider’s Ginger Cider. The Watermelon Mojito features an invigorating blend of watermelon juice, lime juice, fresh mint, and Vat #1 Cider. $1 from each cocktail sold will be donated directly to the Bring the Hive Alive initiative. Starting at 1pm, each guest will receive one complimentary limited edition ‘Bee Bold’ pint glass with the purchase of a cocktail (non-alcoholic available, too). *PINT GLASSES ARE LIMITED, ONE PER CUSTOMER PLEASE*
See the link below for more information on Bring The Hive Alive.
‘Bee’ Bold and join us on Saturday, August 17th, from 1-6pm!