Honey Bee Festival 2021
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The Honey Bee Festival will feature local bands from the Northland and a few surprises from outside our region. In addition to truly great music (FRIDAY 8/6: Icon Man Trio, Minor Mischief A Capella, Four Mile Portage, Gavin St. Claire, Jim Hall, Roxann Berglund & Briand Morrison, War Bonnet and SATURDAY 8/7: Terrence Smith and Hive Jive, the Langertsons, Brooke and Caleb Anderson, A Time to Dance with Terrence Smith, Woodblind, Lesser Planets, Ninety to the Dozen, Sara Thomsen, Boss Momma and the Jebberhooch, New Salty Dog) we are going to have quite a bit of information and fun pollinator friendly activity going on.
Special Pollinator Fun from our Bee Greeter in her Bee Friendly outfit buzzing around talking with the crowd and performing aerial dance. On Saturday there will be a mermaid at the pool engaging young and old with stories of the underground waterways and granting out wishing stones.
- Beeswax candles
- Health/beauty products
- Hives and beekeeping supplies
- Cough syrup
- Pollinator-friendly perennials
- Area potters and artists who have incorporated bee images into their work
- Honey based fruit spritzers and made-from-honey alcohol products (White Winter Winery)
- Pollinators Blend Peace Coffee (Magnolia Cafe)
- Food items that include honey
This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board through an appropriation of the Minnesota State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.
This activity is made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
schedule Friday August 6 gates open at 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Icon Man
The Icon Man Trio featurea Timothy and Dianne Sudon-Groves! They will be playing first on Friday, August 6th from 3:00-3:45 on the Porch Stage.
We can't wait to hear their amazing music and hope that you are just as excited as we are to be back together and listening to great, local music!
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Minor Mischief A Cappella
We cannot wait to welcome Minor Mischief A Cappella to Oldenburg House. Come see them and listen to their beautiful voices on August 6th form 3:45-4:45.
They are working with our day campers from Bee Friendly Arts Camp earlier in the day and hopefully we will have some of the youth performing with them for several musical numbers.
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM Four Mile Portage
This local duo shares a love for old time fiddle and banjo music and their main goal is to make sure everyone is on their feet and dancing along! We can't wait for you to hear them on Friday, August 6th at 4:45-5:30.
To learn more about Four Mile Portage and their amazing music check out their facebook page or their website: http://www.fourmileportage.com/
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM Pollinator Presentation
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM Gavin St. Claire
Gavin St. Clair will be our fourth performer to play at the Oldenburg House for HONEY BEE FESTIVAL - 2021! Come listen to his amazing folk songs from 5:45-6:30 on Friday, August 6th. We just know you’ll love his music!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Paul Metsa
Paul Metsa is a legendary musician and songwriter from Minnesota. Born on the Iron Range, he has been based in Minneapolis since 1978.
He has received seven Minnesota Music Awards and has played more than five thousand gigs, including forays to Iceland and Siberia.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Briand Morrison
Briand Morrison (guitar) & Roxann Berglund (keyboard, vocals)
8:30 PM - 10:0 PM War Bonnet
Rounding out the night for us on August 6th at HONEY BEE FESTIVAL - 2021 is War Bonnet! We are so excited to welcome this local Ojibwe Native Rock Band to Oldenburg. They'll be a rockin' finale from 8:30-10:00pm!
schedule Saturday August 7 gates open at noon
9:00 - 9:55 AM - Check In || SWARM BIKE RIDE REGISTRATON
10:00 AM - the SWARM departs
the SWARM BIKE RIDE
Munger Trail ride from Wussow's Concert Cafe to the festival
Bus return to Wussow's Concert Cafe sponsored by Minnesota Whitewater Rafting
When you register to for the SWARM Bike Ride, you have the option for you and your bike to rise a bus back from the festival to Wussow's Concert Cafe after the close of the festival.