March 24 & 25: East Canterbury Maple Festival

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East Canterbury Maple Festival

March 24th – 25th, 2018

Times: Saturday – 9-3pm, Sunday – 11-3pm

Free admission.

Join Canterbury Shaker Village as part of the East Canterbury Maple Festival! Start the weekend off with a pancake breakfast on Saturday from 9-11am (suggested donation of $5), learn about the Canterbury Shakers’ extensive sugaring operation and the production of their own maple products from local historian, Mark Stevens, and see the process in action as North Family Farm demonstrates making maple sugar!

Saturday Program from 9am-3pm:

In the Creamery:
9-11am – Pancake Breakfast

In the Visitors’ Center:
11am – Mark Stevens talk
North Family Farm Demonstration
A display on the Canterbury Shakers’ maple traditions

Sunday Program from 11am-3pm:

In the Visitors’ Center:
North Family Farm Demonstration
A display on the Canterbury Shakers’ maple traditions

 

This event is part of a town-wide festival. Other participants include: Lamb’s Maple Syrup, Tamarack Farm, Canterbury Aleworks, Cold Garden Distillery, and Hill’s Corner Sugar Shack. Displays of both modern and historic processes will be presented and enjoy a sampling of local maple sugar and syrup at participating sugar houses. Click here and here for more information on the other participants or email canterburymaplefestival@gmail.com.