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Honey Bee Folk Festival
August 3 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm$20 – $30
Our first annual Honeybee Folk Festival will feature local bands from the Northland and a few surprises from outside our region. In addition to truly great music (FRIDAY 8/3: Northern Shoveler, Gossamer Strings, Lowland Lakers, Black River Revue and SATURDAY 8/4: Moonlight Community, Northern Shoveler, Woodblind, Feeding Leroy, and LASKA) we are going to have quite a bit of information and fun pollinator friendly activity goin on.
$20 One Day Pass, $30 Two Day Pass
We plan to start celebrating the honeybee on Friday 3:00 pm with an pronouncement from the Mayor of Carlton and the Carlton City Council stating the City of Carlton has become a Pollinator Friendly Town as outlined by the Pollinate Minnesota organization.
Special Pollinator Friendly Activites
City of Carlton – a Pollinator Friendly Town
Honey Bee Poem and Story Hour
Bees and Blooms Hike – Jay Cooke State Park
Bee Lodge Construction
Presentations from Master Gardeners – U of MN Extension
Hives and beekeeping supplies
Area potters and artists who have incorporated bee images into their work
Honey based fruit spritzers and made-from-honey alcohol products (White Winter Winery)
Pollinators Blend Peace Coffee (Magnolia Cafe)
Food items that include honey