Meetings and Events



Save the Dates:


*SCBA August Meeting (in-person)
Thursday, Aug. 12th @ 6:30pm
Location: to be determined

*Cabarrus County Beekeepers Association Event
Presenter: Dr. Jamie Ellis, University of Florida
Presenter: Bob Binnie, Blue Ridge Honey Company
Saturday, Aug. 21st, 9am -3pm
For more information: http://fb.me/e/.1jCUR4ApR
Tickets · $40

*SCBA September Meeting CANCELLED
Field Day
September 11, 2021 (Rain Date Sat. September 18th)
Contact Clint Brooks @ bmfarms15@gmail.com if you
wish to have your hives inspected at Field Day.
More information to follow

*Ag Awareness Days October 5, 6, & 7, 2021
Volunteers needed on Monday, Oct. 4th to set up the observation booth.
Volunteers also needed Tues. Oct. 5, Wed. Oct. 6, and Thurs. Oct. 7,
to help educate Stanly County Public School’s 3rd graders.
We hope that you can join the fun.
To VOLUNTEER please text Anne Houck @ 980-322-3700.


*SCBA October Meeting (in person)
Gifts from the Hive” by Jennifer Burkett
October 14, @ 6:30pm
Location: Ag Center
26032 Newt Road, Albemarle, NC 28001

*Stanly County Ag-Civic Day

Sat. October 23, 2021
Joe Smith
will be the lead.
We need people to set the tent up and also volunteers to man the booth.
To VOLUNTEER please text Anne Houck @ 980-322-3700
.
Sponsor Form
Vendor Form

*SCBA November Meeting (in-person)
Thursday, Nov. 11, @ 6:30pm
Location: to be determined
We will be electing 2022 officers, voting on Beekeeper of the year
and collecting dues that day.  Please bring exact change to the
meeting to pay your dues.  Local dues are $5, State dues $15. You
can also renew your state membership at NCBeekeepers.org

*North Carolina Beekeepers Association Meeting
November 19th and 20th
Location: Hickory, N.C.
Metro Convention Center

1960 13 Dr. SE, Hickory, NC, 28602

*SCBA Christmas Party
Thursday, Dec. 9th @ 6:30pm
Location: Ag Center
26032 Newt Road, Albemarle, NC 28001

*Beginning Beekeepers School 2022
January 24- March 7 2022
More information to come

Spring Field Day 2021 ~ Congratulations Anne Houck, Stanly County Beekeeper of the Year!!!

Thank you Joe Smith, Mark Smith, Anne Houck and Clint Brooks for a great day of beekeeping education.

And thank you Kacey Brooks of Brooks Mill Farms for the yummy lunch

Fall Field Day 2020 ~ Congratulations to Lauren Graves and Jamie Lowder who successfully completed their certified beekeeper practical test!

Spring Field Day 2020 ~ Congratulations to Karla Aldridge and Jacob Brasseur who successfully completed their certified beekeeper practical test!

Thank you ~ Nancy Ruppert, who provided some timely information about different types of splits. We inspected three hives and were able to demonstrate making a split using a queen cell from one of the hives.

Thanks to all who came out!

10 thoughts on “Meetings and Events

    1. Dave, Yes we do. We are planning our next class to start in late January. this will give you plenty of time to order your bees and get your equipment if you dont already have it, before spring. I’ll send you an email when we finalize the details.
      Anne Houck
      SCBA Chairperson

    2. Hi Amanda, We are planning our next class to start in late January. I’ll send you an email when we finalize the details.
      Anne Houck
      SCBA Chairperson

    1. Hi Elizabeth, Our next class starts on January 25th, 2021. It runs every monday night from 6:30pm to 9 pm for eight weeks. The cost is $30. plus the cost of the book which you can order online for less than $20. It will be held at the Hinson’s Auction House, (640 South Oakridge Hwy. (HWY 205) Oakboro, NC 28129) where there is plenty of room for social distancing. If you would like to register call me at 980-322-3700.

  1. What time do you plan on meeting on May 13? Also, do you welcome newbies?! We are from Cabarrus county and have 1 hive but we need the make connections with local beekeepers. Thanks!

    Hi Sara,

    We meet at 6:30pm via zoom and would love for you to join us. I will add the zoom link to the webpage this week. You may also want to follow us on our Facebook page. Stanly County Beekeepers Association.

    Please feel free to contact me if you have questions or concerns. Karla Aldridge

    1. Hi Sara,

      We meet at 6:30pm via zoom and would love for you to join us. I will add the zoom link to the webpage this week. You may also want to follow us on our Facebook page. Stanly County Beekeepers Association.

      Please feel free to contact me if you have questions or concerns. Karla Aldridge

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