The 2018 Maple Syrup Festival

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February 24-25, 2018, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.     

Enjoy two full days of family fun including maple syrup demonstrations, tree identification hikes, blacksmith demonstrations, lumberjack demonstrations, live music, vendors and artisans, and much more.  

Free Entry, but you'll need to register for the Pancake Breakfast.  Featuring syrup collected from sugar maple treees on our property. 

VENDORS, ARTISANS AND INTERACTIVE DEMONSTRATIONS:

 Lumberjack competition activities presented by the SIU Forestry Club.

 Blacksmith demonstrations presented by Addison DeLisle and SIU graduate students in Metalsmithing.

Hide tanning.

Woodworking.

Pottery.

Silk embroidery

Basket weaving.

Natural soaps

Candles

Herbal products

   and much more.

SCHEDULE

YOUTH ACTIVITIES BOTH DAYS

10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
MAPLE SYRUP DEMONSTRATIONS

10 a.m. and noon
LUMBERJACK DEMONSTRATIONS

10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.
TREE IDENTIFICATION HIKES

12-2 p.m.
BLACKSMITH DEMONSTRATIONS

11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
CORDAGE DEMONSTRATIONS

Noon and 2 p.m.
FILM - "MAPLE SYRUP FARMER" 

LIVE MUSIC

Saturday

Sunday

Individuals with disabilities are welcomed.  Call 618/453-5738 to request accommodations.