- Visitors to have a sweet time at five week long Sugarbush Maple Syrup
TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The sweetness of spring is flowing, and
with it comes a chance for families to take part in a truly Canadian
tradition at Toronto and Region Conservation's annual Sugarbush Maple
Syrup Festival. The festival will celebrate the new season with maple
syrup demonstrations, horse drawn wagon rides, guided maple syrup
walks, sap sampling, live entertainment, lots of maple syrup treats to
buy at the sugar shack, and, of course, pancakes and maple syrup! The
festival draws more than 50,000 visitors to come out for a taste of the
sweet stuff from March 3rd - April 9th, including March Break and
Visitors will learn both historical and modern methods of maple syrup
production at the Kortright Centre for Conservation in Woodbridge, and
Bruce's Mill Conservation Area in Stouffville. The festival includes
many activities for kids including children's music and comedy show,
magic show and face painting (additional fee). Additional activities at
Bruce's Mill include a petting zoo and pony rides (additional fee).
On Saturday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m., Kortright Centre for Conservation
hosts a Maple Syrup by Lamplight Dinner during Earth Hour when
lamplight will be used to illuminate the evening's dinner. Guests will
feast on a Maple Syrup themed dinner then participate in a hike and a
bonfire. Non-alcoholic beverages are included, and a cash bar is
available. Tickets are $42.95(plus taxes & service charge), RSVP to
416-667-6295 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional program information please visit http://www.maplesyrupfest.ca or join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/#!/maplesyrupfest
WHAT: Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival
WHEN: The Maple Syrup Festival runs from March 3rd and continues until April 9th with special March Break activities (March 12 - 16). www.maplesyrupfest.ca
Weekends & March Break: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Weekdays: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Closed Monday and Tuesdays, except for March Break and Easter Monday
Weekends & March Break: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Weekdays: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
COST: The cost is $9 for adults and $6.50 for kids and seniors. Children
four and under are admitted free with their family and members are
free. Parking is $4 per vehicle at Kortright Conservation Centre and
free at Bruce's Mill.
WHERE: Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Dr, Vaughan, ON
Bruce's Mill Conservation Area, 3291 Stouffville Rd, Stouffville, ON
With over 50 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA)
helps people understand, enjoy and look after the natural environment.
Our vision is for The Living City®, where human settlement can flourish
forever as part of nature's beauty and diversity. For more
information, call 416-661-6600 or visit us at www.trca.on.ca or www.kortright.org
SOURCE Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
For further information:
Rowena Calpito, Supervisor, Media Management, Toronto and Region Conservation
T: 416.661.6600 ext 5632; C: 416-358-3446 E: email@example.com