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Dixon May Fair 'Buzzing with Excitement'

Chris Conklin, standing on a ladder in Madden Hall, looks at an image of honey bees pollinating almonds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forget about the birds and the bees. Just think about the bees. The 141st annual Dixon May Fair, California's oldest fair, is "Buzzing with Excitement," and that's the theme of the fair, which opens Thursday, May 5 for a four-day run. Fairgoers will...

Chris Conklin, standing on a ladder in Madden Hall, looks at an image of honey bees pollinating almonds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Chris Conklin, standing on a ladder in Madden Hall, looks at an image of honey bees pollinating almonds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chris Conklin, standing on a ladder in Madden Hall, looks at an image of honey bees pollinating almonds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fairgoers will learn what to plant to attract bees. This display is in Madden Hall on the Dixon May Fair grounds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Fairgoers will learn what to plant to attract bees. This display is in Madden Hall on the Dixon May Fair grounds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fairgoers will learn what to plant to attract bees. This display is in Madden Hall on the Dixon May Fair grounds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's All the Buzz: 4-H'ers Learning How to Keep Bees

Nathaniel Haddon, 9, of the Vaca Valley 4-H Club, Vacaville, discusses bees at the Solano County 4-H Presentation Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nathaniel Haddon of the Vaca Valley 4-H Club, Vacaville, is only nine years old, but he already knows more about honey bees than many adults do. He readily names the three castes: queen bee, worker bee and drone. He explains that the workers are all...

Nathaniel Haddon, 9, of the Vaca Valley 4-H Club, Vacaville, discusses bees at the Solano County 4-H Presentation Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nathaniel Haddon, 9, of the Vaca Valley 4-H Club, Vacaville, discusses bees at the Solano County 4-H Presentation Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nathaniel Haddon, 9, of the Vaca Valley 4-H Club, Vacaville, discusses bees at the Solano County 4-H Presentation Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beekeeper Nathaniel Haddon fielding questions about bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beekeeper Nathaniel Haddon fielding questions about bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beekeeper Nathaniel Haddon fielding questions about bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Solano County 4-H Presentation Day evaluators Brenda Torres (left) and Cara Kent listen attentively. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Solano County 4-H Presentation Day evaluators Brenda Torres (left) and Cara Kent listen attentively. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Solano County 4-H Presentation Day evaluators Brenda Torres (left) and Cara Kent listen attentively. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 4:49 PM
 
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