Sweet Bee’s Honey Festival Schedule

Activities Throughout Museum

  • 10am-7pm — All Cradle of Aviation Exhibits Open

  • 11am-6pm — “Acoustic Dave” Kotliar –Roving Musical Performances

  • 11am-6pm — Roving Magical Performances

JetBlue Airways Planetarium

Free Showings of the New Giant Screen Movie “Backyard Wilderness” 

  • 12:00 PM

  • 2:00 PM

  • 5:00 PM

Atrium Lobby (1st Floor)

  • 10am-7pm — See a giant-sized honeybee art installation created entirely from biodegradable balloons by Airigami of Rochester, NY

  • 11:30 am — Lil’ Chefs/Cooking with Stars.com by Paula Herman

  • 2:30 pm — Lil’ Chefs/Cooking with Stars.com by Paula Herman

  • 3:30 PM — Cupcake Decorating Workshop with Chef Tony Albanese from Cake Boss At

Atrium Stage (2nd Floor)

Presentations About Bees & Beekeeping:

  • 11:00 AM — “Pollinators: Why Bees Are Special” by Carl “The Beekeeper” Flatow for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County

  •  12:00 PM — Mamaroneck High School’s “Bee Team”

    • The Anatomy of Bee’s

    • Starting an Apiary at your School

    • The Waggle Dance

  • 1:00 PM — The Importance of Honeybees in the Food Chain + Personal Reflections of a Backyard Beekeeper by Nancy Costopulos, President & CEO, Old Westbury Gardens

  • 2:00 PM — The Buzz About Bees! by Master Beekeepers Moira Alexander & Grace Mehl of the Long Island Beekeepers Club

  • 3:00 PM — Mamaroneck High School’s Bee Team

  • 4:00 PM — “For Honeybee and Flower Lovers” by Carl Flatow, Photographer, Beekeeper and Member of the Long Island Beekeepers Club

  • 5:00 PM — “Pollinators: Why Bees Are Special” by Carl Flatow for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County

2nd floor Atrium Activities

  • 11am-7pm — Free Wire Name Art by Dave “The Wire Man” Maskin

  • 11am-5pm — Free Face Painting by Jamie with a Honeybee Theme

  • 11am-5pm — Cradle of Aviation Scavenger Hunt

  • 11am-5pm — Activities Presented by Cradle of Aviation: Bee Senses (ages 8-11) & Create Thumbprint Bee Gliders (ages 4-7)

  • 11am-5pm — Robotic Bees / Biomimicry by the Girl Scouts of Nassau County

  • 11am-6pm — Bees in Your Backyard Presented by Friends of the Hempstead Plains