29548 Airport Road
Eugene, OR 97402
On Friday April 11th and Saturday April 12th, GloryBee will host its 39th Annual Bee Weekend! This two-day community event is packed with beekeeping education, distribution of pre-ordered packages of live bees, live demonstrations, honey sampling, onsite food vendors and additional activities.
Pickup Dates and Times:
Friday, April 11th, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday, April 12th, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Meet the 2014 American Honey Queen
Susannah serves as a national spokesperson on behalf of the American Beekeeping Federation, a trade organization representing beekeepers and honey producers throughout the United States.
Visit with Bee Girl on Friday
Bee Girl, Sarah Red-Laird, will teach “Honey Beeology” and will conduct an array of activities using beeswax, honey, propolis and more. Open to all ages.
Bee Installation Demonstrations
We offer several free on-site demonstrations on installing and caring for your bees. These informative demos are given by GloryBee President and Founder, Dick Turanski. The schedule for these demos is as follows:
Friday, April 11th, 2012: Demos at 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00pm Saturday, April 12, 2012: Demos at 8:00 am; 9:30 am; and 11:00 am
But That’s Not All!
You don’t have to be a beekeeper to participate! Bee Weekend has become a popular community event, featuring honey tasting, and so much more. Additionally, our Factory Store will be open so you can purchase supplies, bee-related gifts and toys, and a variety of tasty treats. Come see the bees up-close and learn more about these tiny and amazing creatures!