ATLANTIC (1)Spring is upon us and Minnesota is ready to celebrate the sweet flowing sap of the maple tree. Get out and taste the sugary goodness.

Sundays in March Maple Syrup Festival (Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement) Maple Plain MN
Tap a tree, collect and boil sap, taste real maple syrup and more.

Sundays in March  Sap to Syrup (Eastman Nature Center) Dayton MN
Discover maple syruping history and techniques. Taste the final product. Drop in anytime.

Saturdays 3/2 – 3/23 Maple Syrup Time (Richardson Nature Center) Bloomington MN Learn to identify a maple tree and help tap a tree. Learn how an evaporator boils sap into syrup and taste test real maple syrup.

2/23 Make Your Own: Maple Syrup (Lowry Nature Center) Victoria MN
Discover how to make maple syrup at home. Discuss its history and the evolution of the process. Learn what you need, what should be done when, and more. Discounted supplies available for purchase on class day.

3/2 Maple Syrup Time (Lowry Nature Center) Victoria MN
Learn to identify a maple tree and help tap a tree. Learn how an evaporator boils sap into syrup and taste test real maple syrup.

3/9 & 3/16  Maple Syrup Making  (Whitewater State Park) Altura MN
Celebrate spring in Whitewater State Park?s sugar bush! This activity will introduce the long history of maple syrup and sugar making, as well as the equipment and procedures used. Participants will tap trees, gather and boil sap and best of all taste pure maple syrup!

3/9/19: Laura’s Adventures: Sugar on Snow (Lowry Nature Center) Victoria MN Learn about Laura’s life in the big woods from one of her books, hands-on learning, and old-fashioned crafts and treats. Reservations required. 

3/9-10  Maple Syrup in Your Backyard (Fort Snelling State Park) St Paul 
Join us for our annual Maple Syruping in Your Backyard workshop. Learn about the natural history of maple trees, and the history of making maple syrup. Find out what equipment is required, how to tap trees, how to process sap into syrup, and the best part – tasting the syrup

3/10  Maple Syrup Festival (French Regional Park) Plymouth MN
Sap to syrup! Tap a tree, collect the sap, and watch it boil down to maple syrup. Sample the natural sweetness of the parks with pancakes.

3/16 Maple Syrup Fun (Gale Woods Farm) Minnetrista MN
Learn how to tap trees, evaporate sap and make syrup. Taste maple treats and make a craft to take home. Purchase simple supplies to get you started at home. Activities are ongoing; stay an hour or the whole morning!

3/16  Maple Syrup Through History (The Landing) Shakopee MN
Visit with maple syrup makers from the past. Journey to the sugar bush with a naturalist from Richardson Nature Center and discover how the trees of Minnesota helped serve early pioneers.

3/16 Maple Syrup in the City (Fort Snelling State Park) St Paul 
Melting snow means maple syrups season is near. Join us and learn the history of maple syruping in the region; how to tap, collect, and cook your own sap; and special considerations for syruping in the metro area.

3/16  Maple Syrup Festival (Eastman Nature Center) Dayton MN
Visit the sugar bush, tap a maple tree and collect fresh sap. Warm up by a steaming cauldron and watch sap transform into syrup (weather permitting). Play games, taste maple syrup, and learn how to make maple sugar.

3/17 Maple Syrup Festival (Wargo Nature Center) Lino Lakes
Come and celebrate spring! Learn about the tradition of gathering maple sap and cooking it down to make maple syrup and sugar. We’ll go through the syrup process, do some maple crafts, participate in a spring scavenger hunt, and taste some maple-y treats

3/23 Maple Syrup Day (Audubon Center) Sandstone MN
Come join us for our annual Maple Syrup Day – a pancake brunch and hands-on maple syruping program. You will learn which trees in the woods are maple trees, and the history and process of making maple

3/23  Maple Syrup Festival (French Regional Park) Plymouth MN
Sap to syrup! Tap a tree, collect the sap, and watch it boil down to maple syrup. Sample the natural sweetness of the parks with pancakes.

3/23 Pancake Brunch & Maple Syrup Festival (Lowry Nature Center) Victoria MN
Identify a sugar maple without leaves, tap a tree, collect and taste sap, and learn about the syruping process. Brunch from B’s on the River includes pancakes, sausage and fruit and is served with syrup made

3/26  Maple Syrup Tour (Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park) New Prague 
Tour the maple syrup operation at Cedar Lake Farm. Identify and tap a maple tree. Collect sap and learn how it’s boiled into syrup.

3/30  Maple Sap and Syrup Demo  (Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post) Onamia, MN
Join museum staff for a demonstration of traditional and contemporary methods of harvesting and processing maple sap. Guests will observe the process of gathering maple sap and boiling it into syrup and sugar.

3/30 Maple Fest (Landscape Arboretum) Chaska
Discover all four ways we collect maple sap. See if sap is flowing today on the self-guided Maple Walk. Treat yourself, it’s “Maple all Month” in the Restaurant

3/30 Maple Syrup Family Program (Wargo Nature Center) Lino Lakes
This maple syrup program provides an in-depth look at tree ecology and maple syrup production, especially those who want to make maple syrup at home. Hike through the woods to identify maple trees, learn different ways of collecting sap and how to refine sap into maple syrup. We will, of course, taste some fresh maple syrup too.

3/30 Maple Syrup Festival (St John’s) Collegeville MN
Sap collecting, syrup cooking, horse-drawn rides, demonstrations, and hot maple syrup sundaes await the whole family.

4/6  Maple Syrup Fest Vergas MN
Get ready to eat pancakes, see how to make maple syrup, run a 5K and shop!

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