Maple Days: Weekends in March
9:30 AM-4:00 PM Sat, Mar 7 - Sun, Mar 29, 2020
Venue: Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566Contact:
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For many at Old Sturbridge Village, the first whiff of spring isn't the aroma of spring flowers - it's the smell of wood smoke and maple syrup, a sure sign that the sap is rising and spring is on the way. Join us for four weekends of our Maple Days event throughout March, where you can see maple sugaring as it was done in early 19th-century rural New England in OSV's working sugar camp. See the entire sugar-making process, from tapping the trees to "sugaring off," and learn why maple sugar was more commonly used than maple syrup in early New England. Costumed historians will also cook period foods made with maple products by the hearth at the Village's Freeman Farm. In addition, the potter and cooper will be making maple related items. Maple Days takes place every weekend in March.
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