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Annual Picnic

  • 30 Jul 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • The Carousel at Pottstown, 30 W King Street, Pottstown, PA

Registration

  • If you are a paid member of the MCBA Beginners' Class for 2022, your 2 summer picnic tickets are included in your class registration. However, we still need you to register!
    Guests & children over 5 years of age will be extra.

    You are attending the event at your own risk BYOB alcohol consumption is strictly limited to those of legal drinking age and event hosts are not liable for any injury, illness or overconsumption. Ticket purchase is agreement to these terms.
  • If you are a paid member of the MCBA Beginners' Class for 2022, your 1 summer picnic ticket is included in your class registration. However, we still need you to register! Guests & children over 5 years of age will be extra.
    You are attending the event at your own risk BYOB alcohol consumption is strictly limited to those of legal drinking age and event hosts are not liable for any injury, illness or overconsumption. Ticket purchase is agreement to these terms.
  • Adults and children over 5 yrs of age

    You are attending the event at your own risk BYOB alcohol consumption is strictly limited to those of legal drinking age and event hosts are not liable for any injury, illness or overconsumption. Ticket purchase is agreement to these terms.

Register

Annual picnic at The Carousel in Pottstown

Come join us at the Carousel for unlimited rides, food and swap some beekeeing stories! Bring your smoker and enter the Smoker Contest to see who can keep theirs lit the longest! (rules below)

Menu to include:

Bergers, hot dogs, BBQ Chicken and sides provided by Moyers Catering

Beverages are BYOB for non-alcholic as well as adult beverages 

You are welcome to bring a dessert

Price = $10 per person - 5yrs old and under are free


SMOKER CONTEST 2022

Smoker Contest will begin promptly at 12:30

NO modified smokers

Natural fuel only

RULES

You will have 3 minutes to light your smoker

After 3 minutes, judge will call time and all entrants will walk away.

Every 15 minutes for the first hour, the judges will pump the bellows three times.

Any smoker not producing smoke will be turned on its side after the first hour.

Judges will pump the bellows 3 times every 30 minutes for the second hour for the remaining smokers.

Any smoker not producing smoke will be turned on its side.

After 30 minutes, the judges will pump the bellows 2 times for the remaining smokers.

The last smoker producing smoke will be the winner.

*****The contest ends after 2 ½ hours.  In the event there are multiple smokers still producing smoke , names will be entered into a drawing to determine the winner****

Good luck!!!

Caution:  Smokers should be cooled completely before taking home

About MCBAPA
Serving Montgomery, Bucks and surrounding counties in Pennsylvania, the MCBAPA is an association of hobbyist and professional beekeepers. Our mission is to provide education, hands-on training, support and fellowship in all aspects of beekeeping. Both experienced beekeepers and novices participate in our monthly meetings, field trips and social events.This is a good spot to place your secondary navigation gadget, like Navigation links, or Secondary menu.

Our meetings are held at:
Montgomery County 4-H Center
1015 Bridge Road (Route 113)
Skippack, PA 19426

General membership meetings are usually held the 4th Thursday of the month at 7 pm, but please check our calendar.

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