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It’s time to mind somebody else’s beeswax.

The Rockaway Beach boardwalk will be abuzz with swarms of bee products, hives, costumes, and even black-and-yellow striped paraders during NYC Honey Fest 2017 on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

To take place in the Beach 106th Street area, the schedule includes general fun, such as live music and outdoor film, as well as theme-specific activities, such as honey-tasting, hive-making, bee-breeding, and comb-extracting demonstrations.

Vendors will set up shop in the Bee Marketplace to sell and share their bee- and honey-related products and services, everything from monofloral honey-sweetened beverages to beeswax cosmetics. Here are some of the scheduled participants.

And now the schedule follows.

  • Bee Marketplace, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tasting organized by American Honey Tasting Society, noon to 4:45 p.m.
  • Presentation by P.O. Darren Mays, NYPD’s bee specialist, 1 p.m.
  • Costume contest, 2 p.m.
  • Honey-extraction demonstrations, 3 p.m.
  • Announcement of honey-tasting winner, 5 p.m.

Editor’s note: This year, Beach 106th Street is the center of activities. In previous years, the fun has revolved around Beach 86th Street.

Images: New York City Honey Week

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