Wild Mountain Bees will be open special hours of 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through the holidays. The store’s Asheville location at 425 Weaverville Road offers beeswax candles, local honey, bee products, jewelry and beekeeping supplies. Gift certificates are available and shoppers can ask to be added to a mailing list for 2014 beekeeping classes. They are now accepting deposits, payments and reservations for 2014 nucleus colonies. Colonies will be distributed in order of payment received. For details visit http://www.wildmountainbees.com/ or call 828-484-9466.