Wichita Honey Bee Festival September 14

The Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita will host a Honey Bee Festival Saturday, September 14. The event, which is designed for kids and adults alike, will run from 10 AM to 3 PM.

            Attendees can watch the award winning film “Vanishing of the Bees” in the Coleman Auditorium. Learn the difference between native bees and honey bees. Also learn about other pollinators as well.

            Participants can get up close and personal with honey bees in the Center’s outdoor hive and learn how you can have bees in your backyard. Kids can engage in crafts and games designed especially for them. Taste a variety of honey. The Center’s Owl’s Nest Gift Shop will have honey bee products available for purchase.

            Mark your calendar for September 14th as it should “bee” a fun day for everyone involved.