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BeeFest 2020
« on: January 10, 2020, 10:57:52 am »
BeeFest 2020 will bee held here at my farm on March 20, 21 and 22.
Address:23523 N County Road 125, Sanderson, Florida.
Bring your tent, camper, RV, Sleep under the stars (as Robo does😄) or stay at one of our local hotels that are 25 minutes away.
Since we provide the meals, we would like to get RSVP for all of those that are coming.
Past activities included:open hive inspections, splits, Queen cell starter box and finisher box setup, queen grafting, wax candle making, steam wax cleaning, swarm removals, swarm trap setup, wooden ware construction, guest speakers, oxalic acid vaporizer demonstration, dousing for the best hive site locations, fishing, all of this and more on our 80 acre farm.
Jim Altmiller

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2020, 06:43:46 pm »
I'll be there.
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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2020, 11:42:33 pm »
Michael,
It will bee great to see you again.
Can we do queen grafting as well as starter and finisher hives again?
Jim Altmiller

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2020, 09:22:49 am »
I sent you PM
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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2020, 09:34:30 am »
Tell me about the RSVP. How much is the registration? Etc...

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2020, 10:36:38 am »
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Tell me about the RSVP. How much is the registration? Etc...
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BeeFest is free for all beekeepers. We provide the food and space to set up your camp site. We ask that you reply here on BeeMaster so that we know how much food to buy.
Jim Altmiller

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2020, 10:18:51 pm »
Jim. I will be at the BeeFest. Thanks for the invite and tell me what I can do to help. I will let you know about whether I will be staying there/camper, or off site. I am really looking forward to it.

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2020, 08:22:48 am »
Bobil,
Are you bringing anyone? It is a family event.
Looking forward to seeing you. We are starting to plan out the schedule.
I will let you know.
Bring chairs, if you are driving.
Camping on site is the best way to go. In the evenings we sit around the camp fire site. Michael plays his guitar, we sing, tell jokes, talk about bees, life in general and have a great time.
Jim Altmiller

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2020, 10:04:19 pm »
   Sorry that I will not be able to make it Jim, would really have loved to but it will clash with my annual lawn bowls tournament which I have been patronising for over 20 years. The Bud get together which I managed to make in 2011 was I think in late April. A momentous event in my life even though I only turned up in " a little bleep can car " . Wishing it all goes well for yourself and everybody who attends .

  PS    The moderators must be running on auto as I didn't type bleep. Well done moderators !  !
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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2020, 05:39:14 am »
Sorry to hear that. It would bee awesome to have you or your fellow country men come.
Jim Altmiller

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2020, 09:15:29 pm »
Message sent to you Jim
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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2020, 08:42:42 am »
Allen,
Looking forward to seeing you and your daughter. Are you driving or flying.
Jim Altmiller

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2020, 02:11:08 pm »
Flying.
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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #13 on: January 19, 2020, 04:33:45 pm »
Glad to see you putting on the event again Jim.

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2020, 07:57:16 pm »
Ken,
Any chance you can make it this year?
Jim Altmiller

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2020, 10:46:56 pm »
Jim, Probably it will just be me in a 14 foot pull behind camper. My wife might be there Saturday night and Sunday. Her mother lives down there in FLA, about an hour away from you.

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #16 on: January 26, 2020, 07:33:06 pm »
Did you put this on any other sites?
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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #17 on: January 26, 2020, 09:35:11 pm »
Jim, Probably it will just be me in a 14 foot pull behind camper. My wife might be there Saturday night and Sunday. Her mother lives down there in FLA, about an hour away from you.
Sounds great. See you when you get here.
Jim Altmiller

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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #18 on: January 26, 2020, 09:36:40 pm »
Did you put this on any other sites?
No.
This is for BeeMaster and my 3 local clubs only.
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Re: BeeFest 2020
« Reply #19 on: February 10, 2020, 07:59:55 pm »
Scott and Marjorie Mansfield
Ocala FL
We?ll be staying off site. Can you recommend any place in particular?