Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


As the snow begins to melt, the sap slowly starts to rise in the sugar maple trees. Maple syrup season is truly one of the first signs of spring and what better way to celebrate the coming of spring than to attend the Maple Syrup Fest, Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the WWC.

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser 9-12:00 am.
Cost: $5/adult, $3/kids K-12, pre-K Free!
Show your support for the WWC Community Programming as we flip pancakes for a great cause. Breakfast includes pancakes, Maple syrup, Maple butter, sausage, orange juice, and coffee!

Living history demonstrations, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Travel the trails of the WWC and go back in time!

Pioneer Sugar Bush: at the cabin with the Lowell Historical Museum. Join museum volunteers to experience a pioneer sugar bush with donuts, snow cones, and pickles!

Native American Sugar Bush: on the trail with WWC Naturalists. Join our staff and experience the legends, traditions, and games surrounding Native American sugaring.

NEW! Modern Day Sugar Shack!
Dairy Discovery & SwissLane Dairy Farms is joining with the WWC to celebrate Maple Syrup Days! After pancakes and a trail walk, head over to SwissLane Specialty Shop to see maple syrup being processed in real time! Take a hayride through maple trees, where you’ll see sap being collected in sap buckets or through our modern “lines.” Come into the Sugar Shack and see the machines we use to boil the sap and produce and package our delicious syrup. The Shack will be open 11-3 with tours leaving every 1/2 hour. Please dress warm and appropriately. Cost is $2/person.

Location:

Wittenbach/Wege Agriscience and Environmental Education Center
11715 Vergennes Rd
Lowell, MI 49331

Contact:

Cost: $5/adult, $3/kids K-12, pre-K Free!
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Wittenbach Wege Center - Agriscience and Environmental Education
Organization: Wittenbach Wege Center - Agriscience and Environmental Education
Organizer Phone: (616) 987-2565
Organizer Email: [email protected]

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