Shaver's Creek has held this annual festival since 1984 to celebrate the first harvest of the new year and help people learn about the maple sugaring process, both in colonial times and the present day. At the festival you can:
*learn how to identify and tap sugar maple trees and visit the Sugar Shack to see sap being turned into syrup!
*watch costumed interpreters demonstrate sugaring techniques used by Native Americans, pioneers, and modern-day farmers
*enjoy live music and storytelling
*see live birds of prey and reptile shows
*savor all-you-can-eat pancakes and maple syrup
Cost: Festival and pancake breakfast (includes two organic sausages):
*Children ages five and under: FREE
*Nonmembers: $10 (ages 12+) and $6 (ages 6-11)
*Members*: $5 (ages 12+) and $3 (ages 6-11)
*Members only: FREE breakfast and special program on Sunday from 9:30-10:30 a.m.