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Beekeepers’ Ball, July 22. 10:00 – 3:00

OK, it’s time to take a break from cracking open all those hives, and enjoy some summer socializing! Enjoy live music from the Bank Street Band, good food, and company at 569 Long Mountain Rd., Willis VA 24380. (Directions below). Family members … Continue reading

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Beginning Beekeeper’s Course

Members of the New River Valley Beekeepers’Association will present a Beginning Beekeeper’s Course at 220 Price Hall on the Virginia Tech Campus, Blacksburg, VA. The course covers everything a beginner needs to know to start keeping honey bees, and lasts … Continue reading

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Next Field Day: June 23rd at 5:30pm

The next field day at the association’s beeyard will be held on Thursday evening, 23rd June, at 5:30 p.m. We are trying to vary the day and time of these field days so that everyone will have a chance to … Continue reading

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Beginning Beekeeper’s Course 2016

Members of the New River Valley Beekeepers’Association will present a Beginning Beekeeper’s Course at 220 Price Hall on the Virginia Tech Campus, Blacksburg, VA. The course covers everything a beginner needs to know to start keeping honey bees, and lasts … Continue reading

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So, You Want To Be A Beekeeper? 2016 Sessions

How much does it cost? How much honey will I get? Can I make beeswax candles? How much time does it take? Won’t the neighbors object? Is honey really as good for you as they say? How important are honey … Continue reading

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Last Week to View Buzzing Bee Images

Currently on display through August 28th: “Seasons of Bees and Blooms” with NRVBA member Deana B. Marion The Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion is buzzing with big, colorful bee images by Deana B Marion until August 28th at 10 a.m. The … Continue reading

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Art in the Garden: Seasons of Bees and Blooms

Currently on display through August 31st: “Seasons of Bees and Blooms” with NRVBA member Deana B. Marion The Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion is buzzing with big, colorful bee images by Deana B Marion during July and August. The show debuts … Continue reading

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NRVBA Summer Picnic Saturday 11th July Nellie’s Cave Park10:00 – 3:00

OK, it’s time to take a break from cracking open all those hives, and enjoy some summer socializing!  For those of you not familiar with Nellies Cave Park in Blacksburg, just crank this into your GPS Nellies Cave Park, 1900 … Continue reading

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Beginning Beekeeper’s Course

Members of the New River Valley Beekeepers’ Association will present a Beginning Beekeeper’s Course at 220 Price Hall on the Virginia Tech Campus, Blacksburg, VA. The course covers everything a beginner needs to know to start keeping honey bees, and … Continue reading

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SO, YOU WANT TO BE A BEEKEEPER?!

How much does it cost? How much honey will I get? How much time does it take? Is honey really as good for you as they say? How important are honey bees for pollination? Can I make beeswax candles? Won’t … Continue reading

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