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California Honey Festival

May 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm UTC+0

2nd Annual California Honey Festival in Downtown Woodland again!

California Honey Festival May 5th 2018 Schedule   –  Subject to Change without notice

FREE and family-friendly


10:30 Gene Brandi Topic: Beekeeping and Honey Production in California, Past President, American Beekeeping Federation
11:15  Dr. Elina Nino  Topic: Extension Apiculturist, Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis
11:45 James Sherman  Topic: “Protecting Bees and All Pollinators, at home and on the Farm – What You Can Do!”
12:45 p.m. Frank Golbeck, CEO, Golden Coast Mead
1:00  Dr. Elina Nino Live Bee Demonstration in the Bee Tent – Elina Nino
1:45  John Mola Topic: Where do bees go and how do we know?  Winner of 2018 Bee Symposium Graduate Poster Contest
2:15  Kate Frey  Topic: How to design bee friendly gardens,  Ecological Garden Designer and Consultant, Columnist, and co-author with Gretchen LeBuhn of The Bee-Friendly Garden
3:45  Billy Synk Topic: California Almonds and the Upper Midwest, Director of Pollination Programs, Project Apis m
3:45  Dr. Elina Nino Live Bee Demonstration in the Bee Tent – Elina Nino

The Bohart Museum of Entomology: Insect petting zoo and displays
Educational displays: lifecycle of bees, honey, beehives, and bee health
7ft Honey Wheel and honey tastings
Bee Costumes for kids and adults
California Master Beekeeper Program


Fire Brothers  10:30 11:15  Smokey Chipotle Sauce a chicken street taco marinated with
honey, served with a “honey slaw” and topped with our Fire Brothers Smoky Chipotle Sauce

Mason Partak 11:30 12:15 Honey Corn Bread Cobbler

Mani Niall 12:30 1:15 honey and mustard vinaigrette, a savory rosemary semolina scone and chocolate mead truffles

Cache Creek 1:30 2:15  “Pending Coming Soon”
Santana Diaz 2:30 3:15  UC Davis 1.Honey-Strawberry & Spring Pepper Vinaigrette 2nd Dish. UC Davis Honey-Rosemary & Apricot Chicken

Father Paddy’s 3:30 4:15  Justin Severson appetizer: honey almond panco crusted prawns
main dish: honey soy glazed chicken breast both herb basmati rice and daily vegetables
dessert: bacon vanilla ice cream honey sundae with butterscotch crack nut cookies
cocktail: honey bourbon smash.


11:00 – 11:45 Woodland Library
12:00 – 12:45 Uncle Jer
1:00 – 1:45 Planet Bee
2:00 – 2:45 Uncle Jer
3:00 – 3:45 Dilly Dally
4:00 – 4:45 Planet Bee


Gold Souls 10:00 11:00

The Gold Souls are bringing the driving grooves of funk, the rich textures of soul, and the compelling storytelling of the blues to the Sacramento scene. Starting in early 2017, the band began working to combine their many influences to create a unique sound that still rang true to the idioms which inspired them. This effort came to fruition with the release and tour of their self titled EP in late May. That release, while remaining an honest representation, is only an early snapshot of the band’s ideas to come. They are

City of Trees Brass Band 11:30 12:30

Over the last three years, City of Trees Brass Band has canvased Sacramento and San Francisco in an effort to deliver the spirit of New Orleans to the West Coast. Boasting 1,200 hours of street performance, dozens of educational clinics, and many inspirational assemblies for K-12th graders, The Brass Band takes pride in its contribution to Sacramento culture. In the ultimate test of brass and brawn, the Trees took a two week trip to New Orleans where they discovered their sound not only holds up to the standards of the Crescent City, it belongs there. Get them while you can, because they may be gone soon.

The Sam Chance and the Untraditional 1:00 2:00

The Sam Chase & The Untraditional blends rock n roll and folk music while maintaining the sensibilities and attitudes from growing up on a healthy diet of punk rock. This band of berserkers has performed at festivals such as Outside Lands, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, High Sierra Music Festival, and Kate Wolf Music Festival. They are the heroes we need in these desperate times…

Cameron Calloway 2:30 3:30

Named The “Soul Child” by COACHELLA Magazine, Black/Filipino r&b singer Cameron Calloway is a man of soul based in the heart of Sin City. “A former chocolate factory worker, Calloway has worked his way from the ground up thanks to his pure, unadulterated vocal talent, drive, and discipline” – AFROPUNK Magazine. The soul singer has played his biggest show to date by performing at the 5th annual Life Is Beautiful Music Festival, sharing the bill with global chart topping acts like Chance The Rapper, Lorde, Muse, Gorillaz, Blink 182 and many more! He has performed with the likes of grammy-nominated r&b/hip-hop band The Internet, soul sensation Allen Stone, Emily King, Mayer Hawthorne, Multi award winning group Dru Hill, Robert Randolph And The Family Band, The Stone Foxes and has made an appearance at 11th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival. His Debut EP “My Neighborhood” is NOW available on Spotify & Apple Music

Mojo Green 4:00 5:00

7-piece, female-fronted, horn-heavy funk from Reno, NV. High energy, hard Highlights include: Mateel Music Fest, Hangtown Halloween, For The Funk Of It, Squaw Valley Funk Fest, The Bounce, Ridgestock, Burning Man, Guitarfish, Enchanted Forest Gathering, Off Beat Music Fest-, Spookadelic Halloween Funktacular, Nugget Rib Cook Off, Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Lake Tahoe’s Grand Opening, Sandpoint Summerfest, Concerts At Commons Beach,Live at Lake View Tahoe. Recent support w/ Lyrics Born,Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe,Lettuce, The Funky Meters, The Motet, Trombone Shorty, Orgone, Dumstaphunk, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Turkuaz, The Scott Pemberton Trio, The Monophonics ,Rusted Root and has earned them the reputation of being one of the funkiest live shows around.



Mead and Winerys

Strad in Sac
Honey Run
Gold Coast Mead
Nectar Creek
Crystal Basin Cellars
Running Rivers Wine Cellars

Serving from the following Brewerys

Yolo Brewing
Blue Note

Live Music in the Beer Garden 

11:30- Jared Johnson
1:00- Boot Juice
2:30- Michael Ray
4:00- Elisa Sun

Schedule Subject to change without notice


May 5, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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