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Event Series Event Series: Maple Sugaring Days

Maple Sugaring Days

March 4, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


It’s maple sugaring time! Come to Creek Bend Nature Center to explore the art, science, and folklore of the “sugar bush,” or maple grove.  You’ll learn how to identify and tap a maple tree, and you can try your hand at drilling and setting a tap.  We’ll simmer sap over an open fire and watch as it thickens to syrup. Relax with a mug of steaming hot cocoa, a donut or a cookie in the Maple Cafe. After a day of fun, purchase some of your own locally-sourced maple syrup to take home, while supplies last. (Cash or check only, please.)


March 4
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Creek Bend Nature Center
37W700 Dean Street
St. Charles, IL 60175 United States
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