Snow Much Fun: Maple Sugaring

Spring is sweet!

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Sugar Shack at 100 Acre Wood in Intervale, NH

March is not only a great month for outdoor winter adventure, it’s also maple sugaring season. Maple Weekend in New Hampshire is March 22 and 23, so mark your calendars and plan to get out to celebrate the sweetness of spring!

During March, The Sugar Shack in the 100 Acre Wood becomes the center of activity, with lots of work, cooking, visitors, and the sweet smell of maple syrup! If there is steam rolling out of the Sugar Shack, you are welcome to step inside to learn more about one of Mother Nature’s sweetest offerings, and to take some maple treats home with you! The net proceeds of the “100 Acre Wood” Maple Syrup goes directly toward literacy programs in the Mt. Washington Valley. Plan to stop by and celebrate spring with some sweet maple syrup goodness, either on Maple Weekend, or when you are in the area this month.
The Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm will be celebrating Maple Weekend on March 22, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Learn about historic methods of sap collection and the Museum’s modern evaporator while savoring a sample of their signature syrup. There will be Farmhouse Kitchen baked goods and syrup for sale too Admission to the Sugar House is free. The main museum will not be open.

The Bed &Breakfasts Inn Mount Washington Valley will host their annual March Maple Madness tour on Saturday, March 22. Visitors can embark on a self-guided inn-to-inn tour to sample tasty delights both savory and sweet, and visit several sugaring locations to experience the “sap to syrup” process firsthand. Tickets are available for $20 per person purchased in advance, or are included in any of the March Maple Madness Stay & Tour packages with participating Inns. For more information, visit: http://www.bbinnsmwv.com/cgi-bin/inns/march_madness.pl.

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