Area Maple Syrup events 2014
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February 19, 2014 8:41 pm at 8:41 pm #100703
Sample this sweet treat and learn about making maple syrup the 1880s way. A short hike to the sugarbush leaves the farm at 1 and 2. Call (614) 833-1880 for weather conditions. Sap collecting and boiling is dependant on the weather. All other activities take place whether sap is flowing or not.
Slate Run Farm
Meeting Place: Farmhouse
1375 State Route 674 N.
Canal Winchester OH 43110
2/22/14: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2/23/14: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3/1/14: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3/2/14: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pmFebruary 19, 2014 8:42 pm at 8:42 pm #559367
Maple Sugar Tours at Stratford Ecological Center, 3083 Liberty Road Delaware, Ohio 43015
Saturday February 22 and March 1
10am–1pm (tours start every half hour, the last tour leaves at 12pm)
$3/person (limit 20/start time)
Call: 740-363-2548 for reservations!
Bring your family or a group of friends to Stratford for a behind the scene experience of the Maple Sugaring process. Tap a tree, collect sap, learn about the evaporation process and taste the finished product while spending time in nature!
Maple Sugar Pancake Breakfast:
March 8, 8am–1pm
$10/adult, $5/child (2–12)
Reservations required for breakfast!
Call: 740-363-2548 for reservations!
Spring has begun, the sap is flowing, bring your family out to celebrate the season at Stratford! Start with a farm fresh breakfast of home-made whole wheat pancakes, sausage and local maple syrup. Then enjoy a hike along the creek to the sugar shack, learning all about the sugaring process.
Don’t forget to visit the farm animals there may be new lamb in the barn!February 19, 2014 8:44 pm at 8:44 pm #559368
Maple Syrup Festival at Malabar Farm
3954 Bromfield Road, Lucas, Ohio 44843
38th Annual Maple Syrup Festival
March 1, 2, 8, 9 2014
12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
This family festival (held continuously since 1977) always occurs on the first two weekends in March, from 12 noon to 4 PM each weekend day. This free festival is a great opportunity for families and friends to step back in time, learn, and enjoy the history of Ohio syrup making at Malabar Farm State Park.
The festival includes demonstrations of sugaring techniques from the early days, when Ohio was home to Native Americans, through present day. A self-guided tour of the sugar camp and sugarhouse will reveal the evolution of sugaring equipment and how maple sap is transformed into maple syrup. A peek inside the summer bell house, behind the Pugh Log Cabin, will take you back to Ohio’s past. Presented by the Richland County Museum, the summer bell house is now set up as a pioneer’s cabin, where kids and adults can take part in daily pioneer chores like washing clothes, tending fire, making candles, and cooking. Kids and adults will also enjoy the horse-drawn wagon rides to the sugar camp provided by the Central Ohio Draft Horse Association.
Free samples of maple syrup will be available at the sugar house. Pure Ohio maple syrup, homemade Maple Walnut Fudge, Maple Cotton Candy, Maple Popcorn, and other maple products will be on sale during the event, and in the Malabar Farm Gift Shop throughout the season. Live musical entertainment will be provided along with light refreshments and snacks during the festival in the Pugh Log Cabin located near the event.
Bromfield’s historical 32-room mansion will be open for hosted, self-paced tours from 12 noon to 4 PM . Tickets can be purchased in the Gift Shop.
The Malabar Farm Restaurant will be open (as it is throughout the year) on Tuesday-Thursday 11 AM-8 PM, Fridays and Saturdays 11 AM to 9 PM; and Sundays 11 AM to 7 PM. .The Malabar Farm Restaurant will offer lunch and dinner specials featuring Malabar Farm products and maple syrup both weekends –kids menu available. For reservations or more information call 419-938-5205.
Additionally, overnight accommodations for individuals, groups, and families are available at the Malabar Farm Hosteling International – call 419-892-2055 for reservations.
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