American Copper Butterfly
WHAT? Asheville celebrates its designation as the inaugural Bee City USA on National Honey Bee Day.
WHEN? Saturday, August 18, 2012, 8:00 am – 1:pm. Pollinator parade and proclamation at 10:15.
WHERE? Asheville City Market, 161 S. Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC 28801.
DETAILS: Children’s tent, honey tasting, and scavenger hunt throughout the day. Children are invited to make bee wings and antennae from 9:45 until 10:45, which they can model in a pollinator parade. Learn about relationship between our food and pollinators, and how to make your yard more pollinator-friendly. Beekeeping suits and pollinator costumes are encouraged!
Photo courtesy of US Fish & Wildlife Service, by Brette Soucle