Upcoming Events


WHEN:  Sunday, October 16 at 2:30 PM

TOPIC:  Splitting Hives!  Is it time? 

 and Beekeeping Books for Beginners and Advanced

WHERE:   Lexington County Public Library

 5440 August Road

 Lexington, SC  29072

Join us to meet local Master Beekeeper, David MacFawn, author of multiple books and magazine articles. He will review the topic of his newest book about Splitting Hives. For beekeepers, this is the time of year to prepare for winter and splitting your hives.  He will discuss all the methods, advantages and disadvantages.  David is the local SC Beekeeper and currently publishes in Bee Culture.  David has published multiple books,  Applied Beekeeping in the United States, Beekeeping Tips and Techniques for the Southeast United States and Beekeeping Finance  & Getting the best from your bees and publishes in Bee Culture Magazine. 

Not a beekeeper?  No problem!  He will also present on recommended beekeeping books.  Bee biology? Basic beekeeping? Equipment assembly? Extracting Honey? Queen Rearing?  David will have many to review.  

David Elgie MacFawn: David has kept bees in Maryland (Dark German bees), Virginia (Italian), North Carolina (Italian), Colorado (Russian), and South Carolina (Italian and Russian Hybrid).  He is a North Carolina Master Craftsman Beekeeper (October 16, 1997), Co-Founded the South Carolina Master Beekeeping Program, awarded 1996 and 2020 South Carolina Beekeeper of the Year, assisted Dr. Fell at Virginia Tech in the Virginia Master Beekeeping Program, Incorporated the South Carolina Beekeepers Association as a 501 C 3 Non-Profit Corporation, and published several (over 40) articles in the American Bee Journal, Bee Culture, and Beekeeping: The First Three Years. He currently publishes in Bee Culture.  David has published three books,  Applied Beekeeping in the United States by David MacFawn, published by Outskirts Press, BeekeepingTipsandTechniquesfortheSoutheastUnitedStatesBeekeepingFinance  &   https://outskirtspress.com/gettingthebestfromyourbees.

Can you make it?