Events

WORCESTER COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION  JULY MEETING
 
DATE:  Saturday July 19, 2014
TIME:  11 A.M. (NOTE EARLY START FOR THE COOKOUT)
PLACE:  Home of Scott Malkasian, Dowd's Lane, Princeton, MA

PHONE:  (508) 868-5987 if you get lost


Program:  This is our annual WCBA Cookout extravaganza that starts at 11:00am.  Scott and Brian Faurcher get the grill fired up and provide the hot dogs, hamburgers, buns, condiments and drinks.  It's up to the rest of us to bring salads and sidedishes and desserts for the fiesta not siesta as this is an exciting day of beekeeping activities! We start off with the eating and/or feasting from 11am-12:30pm.  During that period, Mary Duane will engage us in a quiz bowl of some sort.  We will then have our own WCBA Smoker Contest for the County smoker Champ who will win a meal for two at our Thanksgiving Banquet.  This will be followed by a hive opening at Scott's hives and his management style.  Scott is one who likes to do a lot of experimentation with his hives and with planting various nectar plants.  We'll see what's new and on the horizon.  Norm Mercier will then do a honey extracting demonstration on a small scale in the cellar of Scott's log cabin mansion.  Scott will then offer tours of his work in progress.  You do not want to miss this one with all the excitement and fine food.

 

Directions to Scott Malkasian's house

Take Route 122A North out of Holden Center toward Rutland.  Take a right onto Route 68 North.  Go 4 miles to Glenwood Road.  Take a right onto Glenwood Road and follow it for a short distance where it splits.  Go left onto Dowd's Lane which is a dirt road.  Follow it to the dead end which is Scott's house on the left.  Even though the map shows a road coming in from the opposite side, you cannot go through that way.  This is the only way to Scott's house.

This is our annual WCBA Cookout extravaganza that starts at 11:00 am. Scott and Brian Faucher get the grill fired up and provide the hot dogs, hamburgers, buns, condiments and drinks. It is up to the rest of us to bring salads and sidedishes and deserts for the fiesta not siesta as this is an exciting day. We start off with the eating and/or feasting from 11:00 am-12:30 pm. During that period, Mary Duane will engage us in a quiz bowl of some sort. We will then have our own WCBA Smoker Contest for the County smoker Champ who will win a meal for two at our Thanksgiving Banquet. This will be followed by a hive opening at Scott’s hives and his management style. Scott is one who likes to do a lot of experimentation with his hives and with planting various nectar plants. We will see what’s new and on the horizon.  Norm Mercier will then do a honey extracting demonstration on a small scale in the cellar of Scotts log cabin Mansion. Scott will then offer tours of his work in progress. You do not want to miss this one with all the excitement and fine food.