March 7, 2015, 10am – 1pm
On the Green, 10 Park Street, Plymouth, CT
celebrate the New England tradition of making maple syrup on the Plymouth Green. Learn how to identify sugar maples, use an old fashioned drill to tap them, insert the spiles, hang the buckets, and watch the sap drip out. Listen for the pinging sound of sap hitting the metal pail. Watch sap being boiled into syrup on an outdoor fire. Sample maple sugar and sugar on snow. In the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, there will be maple baked beans, maple hot dogs, and maple ham for sale while listening to traditional acoustic music. Connecticut Grown products such as maple syrup and maple sugar candy can also be purchased.
There will be a historical scavenger hunt, children’s games at the Congregational Church, and a magician at the First Baptist Church of Plymouth at 4 North Street. If there’s snow, make a snowman! The Festival runs from 10am -1pm. Admission is free. The Green is a located at 10 Park Street, Plymouth and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more information, call 860-921-6118.
Sample sugar on snow and maple sugar candy, a New England tradition!
Have some good old-fashioned fun on the beautiful Plymouth Green!
Admission is free. Bring the family!