In Honeybee: Lessons From an Accidental Beekeeper, C. Marina Marchese tells of falling in love with beekeeping and leaving her job to create a successful honey business. During a time of worry about colony collapse, Marchese will also talk about the process of pollination and the bee’s central place in our ecosystem. Time: Tuesday, October 27, 6:30 p.m.Location: Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Ave. For info, call 632-2419. Price: $35 covers honeyed appetizers and a copy of the book. Tickets: brownpapertickets.com.