Wonders of Beeswax - The art of candle-making

Thu Dec 07 2023 at 01:30 pm to 02:30 pm

Weslayan Tower | Houston

Granite Community
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Wonders of Beeswax - The art of candle-making
Learn the history of bees while experiencing a hands-on candle-making workshop
About this Event

Although honey may be the first thing we think of when it comes to honey bees.. It's not the only by-product created by these incredible, tiny creatures, nor the only hive product with rich and fascinating history. Humans have been making use of beeswax in countless different ways since Ancient Egyptian times, be it for cosmetics, medical remedies or even, perhaps most famously, for making candles.

Join your beekeeper as they guide you through the artisanal and charming process of making hand-dipped beeswax candles in this hour-long hands-on activity. Throughout the hour, your beekeeper will reveal different aspects of beeswax, from how it's made in the hive to fascinating ways humans have used the material throughout the ages (and in some ways we would never expect!). Participants will walk away from this workshop with a new skill, a unique shared experience with their peers and their own pair of hand-made 100% beeswax candles.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Weslayan Tower, 24 Greenway Plaza, Houston, United States


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