WADE CREEK HOUSE ANTIQUES opened in 2007. Located in an old 1940's home, we have expanded many times so there are many areas for you to browse. Located on an acre in Estacada, Oregon, your children can visit with our chickens (yes, we sell eggs) as you look around.

We are much more than an antiques store. We host community fundraisers, have two
OUTDOOR VINTAGE MARKETS every summer and hold classes and workshops throughout the year. You can find details BELOW.

OUR VENDORS LOVE TO SHOP FOR YOU. They specialize in old, rusty, antique,
primitive, vintage, recycled, revived, repurposed, salvaged, scavenged, chippy, farm, collectibles, indoor and outdoor décor. Come and see what they have found
for you!!


SUMMER HOURS April - October
Monday - Saturday 10a - 6p and Sunday 11a - 5p

WINTER HOURS - November - March
Monday - Saturday 10a - 5p and SUNDAY 11a - 5p.


Sunday, February 23, 2014

Beekeeping 101 - a wonderful class!

Yesterday we were treated to a wonderful class about bees.  David gave us such great information I feel like I know what to do next to take care of the bees at Wade Creek House.  I feel like I learned so much. 

We made new friends from Gladstone, Newberg, Beavercreek, Estacada, Milwaukie, Oregon City, Damascus, SW Portland  and beyond.  Thanks for being part of this class, for sharing your beekeeping experiences and for asking great questions. 

Our hive was also visited.... this was a hive that I got from a friend and I had planned to sell.  The bees had other ideas.  The bees like this hive as David removed a swarm last year and then another group moved in.  They love the flowers, lavender, and other flowering plants around.  We looked in to see if they survived the cold winter.

This little hive needs another box which it will get this spring.  This fall when I showed David the box, it was so full that David brought another smaller box to give them some room, they were having trouble finding room for themselves.  The good part of that was that the bees had lots of food for the winter.

When he first opened the box, I could really tell that much of the contents of the hive had been consumed and there in the middle were our bees.... alive!!  You could still see more honey stores,   the bees appeared to be in good shape.....  they survived the winter!!

Bees are so amazing!

Thank you again David and Vonda Reinhold.... the bees and I appreciate you and look forward to this Spring when we add onto their home.

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