Apple-Bee Festival kicks off this Sunday in Metchosin

Festival celebrates all things apple and bee in the community

The Apple-Bee Festival kicks off Sunday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Metchosin Community Hall. (Contributed photo)

Apple and bee lovers are in for a treat this weekend.

The Apple-Bee Festival, put on by the Metchosin Pomological Society, kicks off Sunday, Oct. 8 to celebrate all things apple and bee from the local community.

The event includes apple cider, apple sauce and caramel apple making. There will also be a chance for participants to make their own apple pie with pie shells donated by the Royal Bay Bakery. Ann Aylard, president of the B.C. Fruit Testers will be on hand to help residents identify their mystery apples.

On the bee side of things, there will be a demonstration hive and honey tasting.

The Apple-Bee Festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Metchosin Community House (4401 William Head Rd.) For more information call, 250-478-5155.

Find more community events online at the goldstreamgazette.com.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

kendra.wong@goldstreamgazette.com

Just Posted

Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations open new RV Park

Both nations excited about new economic venture

Parents grieving teen’s overdose death say it started with opioid prescription

Elliot Eurchuk, 16, died at his Oak Bay home Friday, after taking street drugs

UPDATE: Victoria hosts first National Cannabis Conference

Vendors, shoppers and cannabis-curious folk head to the Victoria Conference Centre

Victoria High School students find themselves in a ‘Hairy’ situation

Vic High drama students performing modern version of Broadway musical ‘Hair’

Ready for day two at the Home Expo

One exhibitor, Atlas Junk Removal, uses their trucks for a good cause

VIDEO: Moose found licking salt off B.C. man’s pickup truck

Tab Baker was in his garage in Prince George when the small moose gave his truck a clean

Spring Home Show this weekend in Colwood

West Shore Parks and Recreation will be transformed to showcase everything home related

B.C. student makes short-list for autism advocacy award

Brody Butts honoured for his role as a mentor and self-advocate

Austin Powers ‘Mini-Me’, Verne Troyer, dies at 49

Facebook page confirmed his death Saturday afternoon

Alberta man dead after snowmobile collision on B.C. mountain

The incident occurred on Boulder Mountain Friday morning

16 of 20 fastest improving B.C. schools are public: Fraser Institute

Independent elementary schools remain at top of the chart in think tank’s annual report card

Dinosaurs taking centre stage at National Geographic event

NatGeo Live series finale May 2 at the Royal features renowned paleontologist

UPDATED: 1 person dead after highway crash in Nanoose Bay

Accident happened just before 4 p.m. near Hillview Road

NAFTA: Talks continue through weekend in scramble to get a deal

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland called negotiations ‘perpetual’

Most Read