2nd Annual Scottsville Pollinator Celebration

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Name: 2nd Annual Scottsville Pollinator Celebration
Date: June 23, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
Scottsville became Virginia's first Bee City USA in 2016 and celebrates the community's love of pollinators during National Pollinator Week.

Join us in Scottsville on Saturday June 23rd for a day of community fun and pollinator love!

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Vendors
Visit the Scottsville Farmer's Market to interact with our participants at their booths: Scottsville Center for Arts and Nature, McIntire Botanical Garden, Master Gardeners of Fluvanna County, Rivanna Master Naturalists, and NS DAR.

12:30-12:45pm Mayor's Welcome / Proclamation
Join us at Victory Hall to hear Mayor Nancy Gill's reading of the official town proclamation and what it means to Scottsville.

12:45-1:30pm Deborah Davis "Why Moths?" 
Join us at Victory Hall to hear gardener, herbalist and artist, Deborah Davis speak on moths in Virginia and their importance to our ecosystem.

1:30-3:00pm Bee Movie
Free screening of a family friendly bee movie with a question and answer session following with local beekeeper and business owner, Heather Stertzer.

2:00 & 3:00pm Encaustic Demonstration
GALLERY 527, 320 Valley Street
Attend a free encaustic demonstration with award-winning McGuffey artist Jeannine Barton Regan to learn about this fascinating and ancient technique. Watch as hot beeswax is combined with pigments, layered, scraped, sculpted, and manipulated to form unique works of art.  

Visit local businesses for their themed participation!
Scottsville Supply Company: Honey Tasting 
James River Brewery: Scottsville Swarm Beer on tap
Baines Books and Coffee shop: Honey sweetened coffee
Farmstead Ferments: Jun Tea
Barefoot Country Store: Honey Buns & Bee Sting Cake
Butler's Market: Local honey-glazed rolls
Town of Scottsville
Date/Time Information:
June 23, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:00PM
Contact Information:
Heather Stertzer
Free Admission
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