UPDATE: 8/26/12 11:54 PM
Parkersburg City Park was abuzz with folks Sunday for the final day of the State Honey Festival.
The festival has something to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth.
Local beekeepers and artisans set up booths around the park with items to sell.
It's not just a great place for local beekeepers to sell their honey, but also a way for new people to get involved.
Experts are on hand with all the equipment needed to start your own sweet business.
"This festival gives the local beekeepers and especially the people that want to get into beekeeping as a hobby, we have the experts here. They can come and answer all their questions. Tell them what they need to do. It's an educational experience. And a fun experience," says organizer Tom Riddle.
The 32nd Annual West Virginia State Honey Festival will be held August 25 - 26 at the Parkersburg City Park.
The West Virginia State Honey Festival is a weekend of celebrating the importance of nature's honey producer - the honey bee, featuring:
Live bee beard and honey extraction demonstrations
Lots of local honey for sale
Crafts and food concessions
West Virginia State Honey Princess Pageant
Honey Bake Contest and Auction
Honey festival car show on Saturday
Garden G Gage model railroad display
Hours: Saturday, 9 AM - 6 PM; Sunday 10AM - 5 PM
Location: Parkersburg City Park
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