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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Maple Syrup Festival

255 days old

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Festivals, Food, Music, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: MacKenzie Center

Come learn about how maple sugar and syrup was made by Native Americans and pioneers, as well as current methods used today. There will be live music, food, horse wagon rides, interpretative displays, and much more! A pancake breakfast, sponsored by the Friends of MacKenzie will be served from 8 a.m. until noon at the Main Lodge. The cost for the breakfast is $7 for ages 12 and older, and $5 for ages 3 - 11. For more information, check out the Friends of Mackenzie website [exit DNR].


MacKenzie Center information

The MacKenzie Center, just 25 miles north of Madison, is one of the most diverse education centers in Wisconsin. With interpretive trails, exhibits, museums and programming available for school and youth groups, MacKenzie is a wonderful place to visit and learn about the natural world. The State Game Farm is connected to the MacKenzie Center and is adjacent to the arboretum on the western half of the property.

Mailing Address: W7303 County Highway CS, Poynette, 53955

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Wednesday, October 10, 2018