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August 2020

August – Beginning Beekeeping Class – Inspections (Online)

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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$20

Welcome to Beekeeping 102! This class will cover basic beekeeping including beekeeping tools, how to light a smoker (and keep it lit!), receiving your bees, installing your bees, and conducting inspections. We will go into detail about what to look for during routine inspections. Attendees should bring note-taking materials. Who should attend? New beekeepers and those who will become beekeepers. This is the second class in our Beekeeping Class Series building on the principles we taught in Beekeeping 101 - All about…

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September 2020

September – Introduction to Beekeeping Class (Online)

September 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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Free

Wanna-be beekeeper? Not sure if beekeeping is for you? Want to know the basics about beekeeping before you dive in? Then have we got the class for you! Welcome to The Bee Store. By beekeepers for beekeepers (and honey lovers), The Bee Store is the number one location in Northern Virginia to learn everything about bees. Who should attend? Individuals who are considering beekeeping as a hobby but do not have enough information to decide if it’s right for them. This…

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September – Beginning Beekeeping Class – Pests and Diseases (Online)

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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$20

This class will help the beekeeper identify common maladies impacting the honeybee colonies. Attendees will learn how pests and diseases affect the colony, how to test for them, and how to treat them. We will focus a large part of the class on the Varroa Destructor mite. What: Beekeeping - Pests and Diseases at The Bee Store When: September 13, 2020 from 5:00PM - 8:30PM Where: Online Class How Much: $20 The class is taught by John Klapperich - owner of…

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September – Beekeeping – Prepping Honeybee Colonies for Winter (Online)

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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$20

Course summary - This class will help the beekeeper understand the steps needed to better prepare the honeybee colony for winter.  Topics include arranging colonies to overwinter, feeding, preparation of winter additions, making fondant, combinations, and late-season mite treatments. What: Beekeeping - Prepping colonies for Winter at The Bee Store When: September 20, 2019  - 5:00PM to 8:30PM Where: Online Class How Much: $20 We're limiting this awesome class to only 20 seats, so sign up ASAP and jump into the…

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October 2020

October – Introduction to Beekeeping Class (Online)

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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Free

Wanna-be beekeeper? Not sure if beekeeping is for you? Want to know the basics about beekeeping before you dive in? Then have we got the class for you! Welcome to The Bee Store. By beekeepers for beekeepers (and honey lovers), The Bee Store is the number one location in Northern Virginia to learn everything about bees. Who should attend? Individuals who are considering beekeeping as a hobby but do not have enough information to decide if it’s right for them. This…

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October – Beginning Beekeeping Class – Anatomy and Colony Dynamics (Online)

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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$20

Welcome to Beekeeping 101, the first class in the series! This class will cover honeybee anatomy, colony dynamics, honeybee roles in the hive, setting up your apiary, and a brief history of beekeeping. Consider this class the foundation from which the series builds upon. Attendees should bring note-taking materials. What: Beekeeping - Anatomy and colony dynamics at The Bee Store When: October 11, 2020 - 5:00PM to 8:30PM Where: Online Class How Much: $20 We're limiting this awesome class to only 20 seats, so…

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October – Beginning Beekeeping Class at The Bee Store – Inspections (Online)

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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$20

Welcome to Beekeeping 102! This class will cover basic beekeeping including beekeeping tools, how to light a smoker (and keep it lit!), receiving your bees, installing your bees, and conducting inspections. We will go into detail about what to look for during routine inspections. Attendees should bring note-taking materials. Who should attend? New beekeepers and those who will become beekeepers. This is the second class in our Beekeeping Class Series building on the principles we taught in Beekeeping 101 - All about…

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November 2020

November – Introduction to Beekeeping Class (Online)

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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Free

Wanna-be beekeeper? Not sure if beekeeping is for you? Want to know the basics about beekeeping before you dive in? Then have we got the class for you! Welcome to The Bee Store. By beekeepers for beekeepers (and honey lovers), The Bee Store is the number one location in Northern Virginia to learn everything about bees. Who should attend? Individuals who are considering beekeeping as a hobby but do not have enough information to decide if it’s right for them. This…

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November – ONLINE Beginning Beekeeping Class – Pests and Diseases

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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$20

This event will be held ONLINE via webinar This class will help the beekeeper identify common maladies impacting the honeybee colonies. Attendees will learn how pests and diseases affect the colony, how to test for them, and how to treat them. We will focus a large part of the class on the Varroa Destructor mite. What : Beekeeping - Pests and Diseases at The Bee Store When : Nov 8, 2020 from 5:00PM - 8:30PM Where : ONLINE How Much…

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November – ONLINE Beekeeping – Prepping Honeybee Colonies for Winter

November 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bee Store, 2230 Tacketts Mill Dr., Suite D,
Lake Ridge, 22192 United States
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$20

Course summary - This class will help the beekeeper understand the steps needed to better prepare the honeybee colony for winter.  Topics include arranging colonies to overwinter, feeding, preparation of winter additions, making fondant, combinations, and late-season mite treatments. What: Beekeeping - Prepping colonies for Winter at The Bee Store When: November 22, 2019  - 5:00PM to 8:30PM Where: Online Class How Much: $20 We're limiting this awesome class to only 20 seats, so sign up ASAP and jump into the…

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