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Maple Festival, Touch of Nature

2/22/2014 2/23/2014
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, Sunday
Educational family fun event to learn the history and see the process of making maple syrup from the woods to the kitchen.
Maple syrup demonstrations at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Tree ID hikes 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Home-cooked pancake breakfast served with harvested maple syrup will be served from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
$10.00 ages 13 and up
$5.00 ages 6 to 13
Free for ages 5 and under.
Pre-register by February 21 by 2:00 p.m.
Cost at event $15 / $8

Free entry to event featuring making maple syrup demonstrations, blacksmith, hide tanning, silk embroidery, furniture making and more local artisians and vendors.
For more information: 
Event Type: 
Art Show; Cultural Resources; Family Event; Festival; Flora (plants); Hiking; History; Nature; Outdoor Event
DNR Region(s): 
4; 5
Touch of Nature Environmental Center, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
DNR Park: 
1206 Touch of Nature Road
City, State ZIP: 
Makanda IL 62958
Contact person/email: 
Touch of Nature /  
618-453-1121 /  
Other Phone: