Join us in Vermont year round as we celebrate and share the joy of Vermont Maple with friends, family and visitors at one of our many Maple fairs, festivals and events.
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March – April 2014
Join us at the Sugarhouse on March 8th from 8am-11am for pancake breakfast! Come enjoy yummy pancakes, coffee and juice, solar sweet maple products and the company of your fellow neighbors. Enter to win a beautiful Solar Sweet Maple Farm gift basket filled with goodies!
- $8 Adults
- $5 Children 12 & under
- Children 2 and under EAT FREE
Bring your family, gather round the table and enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast with us!
The Middletown Springs Historical Society will be holding its 26th Annual Maple Festival on the Green and indoors on Sunday, March 16 from 1-4 pm.
The event will feature Fred Bradley’s demonstration of early maple sugarmaking in a cast iron kettle over an open fire.
Bill Clark, past President of the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association, one of the oldest Vermont maple organizations, dating back to 1893, will give a talk on the evolution of sugaring technique using examples from the Historical Society collection.
Delicious maple desserts created by Society members, maple products and crafts, and new 2014 syrup will be available for sale. Old-fashioned sugar on snow and maple cotton candy are always favorites.
Videos about Vermont maple sugaring will be shown continuously. A silent auction will feature Maple Sap Buckets decorated by local school students, as well as handwork from local artists and craftspersons, merchant donations and services. Student artists from local schools and Green Mountain College have decorated antique buckets with images reflecting the maple sugar season.
A raffle with over 50 prizes including $75.00 and $50.00 in cash, maple gift baskets, maple syrup and maple products, craft items, and gift certificates from local businesses will go on continuously during the festival. Acoustic music and kids’ activities enliven the free afternoon event.
For more information about the Maple Festival call Robert Gould at 235-1811 or David Wright at 235-2376.
Interactive displays of the sugaring process, tree tapping, maple photo and quilt square contests, meals, syrup sales. Six sugarhouse tours demontrating full spectrum of operations.
Directions: Festival hub located at Lunenburg Primary School, 49 Bobbin Mill Road, off Route #2 in the center of Lunenburg.
For more information, visit our website at www.topofthecommon.org.
Pancake breakfast at the 2nd Congregational Church in Jeffersonville, VT from 9am to 2pm.
$10 Adults, $6 for children under 12 and free for children under 3. For more information, contact Jennie Demore at 802-644-5357.
Join us the for 48th Annual Vermont Maple Festival on April 25-27, 2014. During the Maple Festival, visitors flock from throughout the United States, as well as other countries, to downtown St. Albans for maple treats, maple learning, and maple fun at the end of The Maple Season in Vermont.
Much of the event is without cost and handicapped accessible. Attractions include the Exhibit Hall, Main Street Entertainment Stage, Crafts, Specialty Foods, Youth Talent Show, Antique Show and Sale, and Fiddlers’ Variety Show, Carnival, Sugarhouse Tours, Pancake Breakfasts, a Sap Run Road Race, Cooking Demonstrations and Contests, Face Painting for the children, Giant Parade, Maple Creemees, Maple Sugar-on-Snow, Maple Cotton Candy, and much more. Find the fun at vermontmaplefestival.org.