How Sweet It Is

Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year) is approaching so staff at the Mizel Museum has collaborated with Ekar Farm and Hazon Colorado to provide a series of programs to celebrate and educate the community about the importance of bees, beekeeping and the pleasures of honey.

Salon Night: Bees & Honey 101, Thursday, September 6, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mizel Museum
Presentations by Coloradoan and former Israeli beekeeper Norm Klapper about the art and science of beekeeping, and Hazon Colorado on the nutritional, environmental and purely pleasurable benefits of honey and the bees that make it. The evening will conclude with a honey tasting, courtesy of Ekar Farm.
CLICK HERE to register.

Community Hive Build, Sunday, September 9, 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Ekar Farm, 6825 E. Alameda Ave.
Ekar will offer a beehive building workshop when families will be shown how to build a beehive for their own backyards or for Ekar to place in future gardens. Price is $36 for a take-home hive.
CLICK HERE to register.

The Bee Movie, Sunday September 9, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the Mizel Museum
We’ll screen “The Bee Movie,” a buzz-worthy comedy that will change everything you think you know about bees, starring Jerry Seinfeld. Honey-related snacks and refreshments will be served. Price is $6/person; children under 12 free.
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L’Daber al D’Vash: A Talk on Honey, Thursday, September 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Ekar Farm
A panel of local rabbis will entertain and engage the audience in a discussion about the role of honey and bees in the Jewish New Year tradition. Apples and honey will be served.
CLICK HERE to register.