October 9th Meeting

One of our state bee inspectors, Adolphus Leonard, will be talking with us about preparing our hives for winter. The meeting will be at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Hillsborough ( uuchnc.org ) at 7 PM. We will meet at 5 PM for fun and food before the meeting at Vinny’s ( vinnyshillsborough.com ). Hope you can join us!

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State Fair

The State Fair is fast approaching. Consider entering a competition. Blue Ribbons are great to have and it is easy to enter. Check out www.ncstatefair.org

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September Meeting

Our next meeting will be Thursday, September 11, 2014. Todd Warner of Carolina Bees will talk to us about Certified Naturally Grown as it relates to beekeeping. We will meet at Vinny’s at 5 for dinner before the meeting at 7.

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August Meeting

Our next OCBA meeting will be August 14th at 7 PM at the Unitarian Universalists Congregation of Hillsborough, located at 1710 Old NC Hwy 10 (uuchnc.org). Our resident varroa expert, Lewis Cauble, will be there to keep us updated on this pesky pest. We will meet beforehand at Vinny’s at 5 PM for dinner (vinnyshillsborough.com). Hope to see you all!

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Field Day 7/26/2014

Just a reminder that the DCBA and OCBA field day is July 26th, 1pm, at the Charlette Brody Discovery Garden, which is part of the Sarah P Duke Garden.  Thank you Donna Devanney and SPDG for so generously sharing your time and apiary with us all!

Here’s some important details.

  1. Click here for directions to 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC 27708
  2. Go to the visitor’s office to receive a parking voucher.  There are other events going on that day, so be patient and maybe give yourself a few extra minutes. (Durham Folk, Donna has passes ready for you at this Monday’s meeting).
  3. Walk to the Discovery Garden.
  4. Have fun!
  5. Worth repeating, Have Fun!
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