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2021 MapleFest

Saturday, March 20, 2021
12:00pm - 4:00pm Eastern Sharon, Connecticut

Location Details

Sharon Audubon Center

325 Cornwall Bridge Road, Sharon, 06069

2021 MapleFest

March 20, 2021 - Sharon, CT

Join Sharon Audubon Center for a fun-filled day of celebrating everything Maple! Enjoy guided, 45-minute tours of our center’s sugaring operation, including a working sugarhouse and a re-creation of Native American and early colonial sugaring methods. Watch as pure sugar maple sap is collected from the trees and turned into delicious maple syrup. Wear warm clothes and boots, as much of the tour is outdoors. Sharon Audubon Center's maple syrup will be available for purchase after the tour, while supplies last.

Participants must pre-register for a time-slot for their tour. Each time slot will include up to 8 individuals plus one guide. Participants should arrive 10-15 minutes before their start time in order to check in. Everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing while on the tour.

  • Admission: $7 Adults, $5 Kids (2-12 years)
  • Pre-registration is required
  • To register, email Wendy Miller at wendy.miller@audubon.org

For event questions or more information on MapleFest or the Audubon Sharon sugaring operation, contact the Sharon Audubon Center at 860-364-0520.

To learn even more about maple sugaring, join us online on March 19 at 6 p.m. for a virtual presentation, Maple Sugaring in Connecticut: A "Sweet" Evolution.

Please note, by signing up for this event you are consenting to receive emails from Audubon about this program and our conservation work. You may opt-out of our emails at any time.

Photo: Sharon Audubon Center

Sharon Audubon Center is an engaging nature education center with a critical Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic located in Sharon, Connecticut. We are part of the Audubon Connecticut state office of the National Audubon Society and the Atlantic Flyway, and steward a total of four Audubon nature sanctuaries and more than 2,100 acres of primarily woodland habitat in Northwestern Connecticut. Our mission is to protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. Visitors are welcome to enjoy our trails, nature programs, conservation-themed events, and nature store throughout the year.

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