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Salute to the Bees

In Honor of the Bees!

Wave Hill is dedicating this fall to bees and other pollinators. Join our fascinating live conversations, learn how to make beeswax candles and cook with flavorful honey.


Rolled Beeswax Candlemaking

You can’t make beeswax candles at Wave Hill this year but we can bring the workshop to you! Beekeeper and candlemaker Pam Golben shares simple rolled candlemaking tips and techniques in this how-to video for DIY-ers of all ages.

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Chef aya

Honey Nut Brittle Cooking Demo with Chef Aya Mohamed

September is National Honey Month! In this how-to video, Chef Aya Mohamed of Great Performances demonstrates her delicious recipe for Honey Nut Brittle with Thyme made with honey from Wave Hill’s own bees. Great Performances is Wave Hill’s exclusive caterer.

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Junior the beekeeper

Ask the Beekeeper

Where does beeswax come from? What do bees eat? Why don’t the bees sting you? How did you become a beekeeper? Join us live with Wave Hill’s beekeeper Junior Schouten as he shares amazing facts about honeybees and the complex social structure within a bee colony. If you are curious about bees and beekeeping, here’s your chance to ask an expert!

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Honey extraction

Honey Extraction Demonstration with Charles Day

Our hard-working bees have been busy this season! How do we get the honey out of the hives? Check out the sticky process of extracting honey from the comb with Senior Horticultural Interpreter emeritus Charles Day. This how-to video explains it all!

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