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Holiday Party and Competitions

  • Louisville Nature Center 3745 Illinois Ave Louisville, KY, 40213 United States (map)

I have some exciting news about this year's holiday party!  We are expanding the competition categories so that more people are able to participate!!!  This year, we will be giving away six awards going to the below categories.  Get your entries ready!

  1. 2018 Volunteer of the Year - pre-selected by leadership.

  2. Best Edible Honey Product -  Any kind of edible food product made with honey.  This includes savory dishes like honey bbq wings or honey cornbread cakes, spiced honey butter, honey bread as well as drinks like mead and honey tea.  Creamed honey flavored or unflavored is also included in this category.  Will be judged by the crowd.  Everyone will get a ticket to vote.  Unlimited entries per person.

  3. Best Honey Dessert - Speaks for itself, bring your baklava, honey cakes, honey tarts, honey nut bars, honey cookies, honey pies and more!  Will be judged by the crowd.  Everyone will get a ticket to vote.  Unlimited entries per person.

  4. Best Black Jar Honey - Bring in your different honey varieties, we will pour a little in a small cup for judges and return the bottle to you.  Unlimited entries per person.  We will have a panel of judges who will vote on the honey by FLAVOR alone.

  5. Best Beeswax Art - Time to bring out the creative juices!  This category includes honeycomb art, beeswax art, and candles.  Anything you can make that is artistic in nature out of beeswax is included.  It does not have to be your own beeswax.  Will be judged by a panel of judges.  Criteria: Color, Cleanliness, Novelty of Mold or Sculpture, Workmanship.

  6. Best Beeswax Product - Do you like making beeswax products?  If so, please bring in your items to participate in this portion of the competition.  This includes any soaps, body lotions, body butter, lip balm, wood polish, mustache wax, bug bite and sting balm.  Candles are included in the beeswax art category, not this one.  Will be judged by a panel of judges. 
    Criteria: Attractiveness, Originality, Commercial Appeal, Quality, and Usefulness.

Reminder this is also a pot-luck style event, so bring a dish with you to share.  The club will be providing meat/veggie sandwiches.