March 4-5, 11-12 – Maple Sugar Festival

Hale Farm & Village will host its annual Maple Sugar Festival and pancake breakfast on March 4-5 and 11-12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Explore the science, history, and cultural importance of maple sugar and syrup through interactive activities, ongoing demonstrations and pop-up talks.

Highlights of the event include tree tapping in the Maple Sugar Bush, ongoing evaporator demonstrations in the Hale Family Sugar House, Native American storytelling of maple traditions and seasonal cooking demonstrations.

New this year, Native American cultural educators Talon Silverhorn, a member of the Eastern Shawnee tribe, and Michelle Watson, of the Navajo tribe, will share indigenous traditions and practices related to maple sugar.

Individual glass workshops with Hale Farm’s expert glassblower are also available on March 4 and 11 for guests over the age of 13.

Tickets are available online at and will also be available for purchase at the door on the days of the event. ∞