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The Honey Bee Festival, featuring vendors and lectures, will be held in the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Thomas Seeley, a professor at Cornell University, will speak on the subject of his latest book, “Honey Bee Democracy.” Local beekeeper Barbara Ochterski will discuss the basics of backyard beekeeping.

Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. For more information, go to www.buffalogardens.com.