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Upcoming Events

  • LCBA April 2024 Meeting
    LCBA April 2024 Meeting
    Sun, Apr 21
    Location is TBD
    Apr 21, 2024, 2:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Splits. Are you in a situation where you want to make honey or bees this year? If you have multiple boxes, you can make a split to create multiple hives.
  • LCBA March 2024 Meeting
    LCBA March 2024 Meeting
    Sun, Mar 17
    Lexington County Public Library
    Mar 17, 2024, 2:30 PM
    Lexington County Public Library , 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    My, My, My...Swarms are all around. How to catch and keep a swarm!
  • LCBA February 2024 Meeting
    LCBA February 2024 Meeting
    Sun, Feb 18
    Lexington
    Feb 18, 2024, 2:30 PM
    Lexington, 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
  • LCBA January 2024 Meeting
    LCBA January 2024 Meeting
    Sun, Jan 21
    Lexington
    Jan 21, 2024, 2:30 PM
    Lexington, 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
  • LCBA December 2023 Meeting
    LCBA December 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Dec 17
    Lexington
    Dec 17, 2023, 2:30 PM
    Lexington, 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    December Christmas Social is Sunday, December 17 at 2:30 PM. Bring any finger foods or snacks; drinks are being covered by LCBA. If you would like to participate, we'll have some fun with a White Elephant gift exchange--bring a wrapped gift $20 or under. This will BEE Fun!
  • LCBA November 2023 Meeting
    LCBA November 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Nov 19
    West Columbia
    Nov 19, 2023, 1:30 PM
    West Columbia, West Columbia, SC 29169, USA
    November is the month of gratitude and thankfulness. Not only we are grateful for honeybees, we're also thankful for "Products from the Hive". Bring your covered dish and items you have created or made. Beekeeping is not required, so come to learn, share and talk bees!
  • LCBA October 2023 Meeting
    LCBA October 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Oct 15
    Lexington County Public Library
    Oct 15, 2023, 2:30 PM
    Lexington County Public Library , 5540 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    As we prepare for our hives for winter, Allen Johnson from Johnson's Bees & Supplies will present at our October LCBA meeting to discuss "Treatments". He wukk review different types of treatments for pests, when to treat and/or how to treat.Come to ask questions, share and talk bees!
  • LCBA September 2023 Meeting
    LCBA September 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Sep 17
    Mark Hardenbrook's Apiary-ThreeTreeBees
    Sep 17, 2023, 2:30 PM
    Mark Hardenbrook's Apiary-ThreeTreeBees, 150 Boynton Ct, Swansea, SC 29160
    We're heading to the country in September. Fall is in the air and it is time to begin to prepare for the winter! We'll have hands in the hive to review reduction methods, winter checklist items, methods to store equipment, and more!
  • LCBA August 2023 Meeting
    LCBA August 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Aug 20
    Lexington County Library (Main)
    Aug 20, 2023, 2:30 PM
    Lexington County Library (Main), 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    Chief Apiary Inspector, Brad Cavin will join us to educated and better prepare you to quickly identify honeybee diseases. With regular inspections conducted, learn how to identify these and options on how to have your samples inspected or how to collect samples to send into labs right here in SC!
  • LCBA July 2023 Meeting
    LCBA July 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Jul 16
    Lexington County Library (Main)
    Jul 16, 2023, 2:30 PM
    Lexington County Library (Main), 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    July we will have a Honey tasting and sensory class. You'll never taste honey the same way again. Learn how to characterize the sensory profile of honeys--light, dark, flavor profiles. Like wine, cheese, coffee and chocolate, honey has a diverse selection. This will open up your tasting palate.
  • LCBA June 2023 Meeting
    LCBA June 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Jun 25
    Fire Barrell Farm
    Jun 25, 2023, 1:30 PM
    Fire Barrell Farm, 306 George Derrick Rd, Swansea, SC 29160, USA
    LCBA Picnic and Hands in the Hive event! Come out to learn more, grow your knowledge and talk bees!
  • LCBA May 2023 Meeting
    LCBA May 2023 Meeting
    Sun, May 21
    Lexington County Public Library--Main
    May 21, 2023, 2:30 PM
    Lexington County Public Library--Main, 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    Steve Martin will join us to discuss Smokers and Fuel. Come out to learn more, grow your knowledge and talk bees!
  • LCBA April 2023 Meeting
    LCBA April 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Apr 16
    Lexington County Public Library--Main
    Apr 16, 2023, 2:30 PM
    Lexington County Public Library--Main, 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    Sheryl Brousseau, of Edgefield, SC, is a Journeyman Beekeeper, a certified Honey Judge, and Honey Show competitor with numerous top prizes and first place wins. Come out to learn about SC Cottage Law, how to sell honey legally and grow your knowledge and talk bees!
  • LCBA March 2023 Meeting
    LCBA March 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Mar 19
    Sardis Baptist Church - Swansea, SC
    Mar 19, 2023, 2:30 PM
    Sardis Baptist Church - Swansea, SC , 1601 St Matthews Rd, Swansea, SC 29160, USA
    Meet Susan Crook, SCBA Master Beekeeper Program Director. She will share with us the programs available as a SCBA member and the advantages of our group being affiliated. Come out to grow your knowledge and talk bees!
  • LCBA February 2023 Meeting
    LCBA February 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Feb 19
    Lexington County Public Library
    Feb 19, 2023, 2:30 PM
    Lexington County Public Library , 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    Need Free Bees? Come join Brian Motley, Wateree's 2022 Beekeeper of the Year, as he shares some hands-on methods to build an easy swarm traps, while learning new tips and tricks. Let the SWARMS begin!
  • LCBA January 2023 Meeting
    LCBA January 2023 Meeting
    Sun, Jan 22
    Lexington County Public Library
    Jan 22, 2023, 2:30 PM EST
    Lexington County Public Library , 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    TOPIC: Bee Biology (Life cycles, bee math, oh my!) DATE: Sunday, January 22, 2023 NEW LOCATION ALERT!!!! WHERE: Lexington County Library 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072
  • LCBA November 2022 Meeting
    LCBA November 2022 Meeting
    Sun, Nov 20
    Sardis Baptist Church - Swansea, SC
    Nov 20, 2022, 2:30 PM EST
    Sardis Baptist Church - Swansea, SC , 1601 St Matthews Rd, Swansea, SC 29160, USA
    TOPIC: Getting your Bees through Winter DATE: Sunday, November 20, 2022 WHERE: Sardis Baptist Church 1601 St. Matthews Road Swansea, SC 29160
  • October 2022 LCBA Meeting
    October 2022 LCBA Meeting
    Sun, Oct 16
    Lexington County Library
    Oct 16, 2022, 2:30 PM
    Lexington County Library , 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, USA
    Splitting Colonies! Is it time? Come to meet our own SC Published Author, David MacFawn as he shares from his newest published book about spitting hives! We will review many Bee books written by David MacFawn, including recommendations whether just beginning or advanced beekeepers.
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