The Duplin County Beekeepers Association will host National Honeybee Day on the grounds of the Lois G. Britt Agricultural Center, located at 165 Agricultural Drive, Kenansville, NC 28349, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 16. The event is free and open to the public.
Educational activities will begin with a live observation hive, demonstration of beekeeping equipment and discussion on how bees benefit local agriculture and home gardens. Visitors can also speak with members to learn how to become a certified beekeeper.
The celebration will include honey-made bake goods, healthy honeybee snacks, hot dogs and soda. Natural, pure honey will be available for sale at the event.
For more information visit Facebook at Duplin County Beekeepers Association.