Category Archive for "Syrup Fest"

March is Maple Syruping month!

Lindsey Flannery

Why is March maple syruping month? Because that’s when maple sap flows from the sugar maple trees at Indian Creek Nature Center! We turn that sap into our very own real, pure maple syrup. Want to see how we do it?…

A Sappy Story

Indian Creek Nature Center

As we head towards our 30th annual Maple Syrup Festival this weekend, we take a look back at the very first sugarmaker at the Nature Center – Director Rich Patterson’s father-in-law, Leslie Fellows. The Fellows family lived in New Boston,…

Sure Signs of Spring

Indian Creek Nature Center

Two sure signs of spring here today.  The first came when I got out of my car this morning and started across the parking lot towards the barn.  Birds were chirping away when I heard something that made me smile…….

Sap Savers

Indian Creek Nature Center

Our new naturalist, Jenny Rupp was part of the crew that tapped our first maple trees of the season this past Saturday.  She is anxious for her first syruping season! What a marvelous winter it has been for those of…

Maple Syrup Saturday!

Indian Creek Nature Center

(As last year, the photographs in this Saturday post are brought to you by Tori Wood, 10-year-old professional Syrup Fest photographer to the stars.) Did you make it to the Nature Center today for the first day of our Maple…

Maple Syrup Festival this weekend!

Indian Creek Nature Center

Spring has sprung at the Nature Center, where staff and volunteers have been so busy that we’re starting to dream about tapping maples. It must be festival time! Join us this weekend, March 6th and 7th from 8:30 AM to…

Quick update: Maple Syrup Festival!

Indian Creek Nature Center

Just a quick post to let everyone know that the 2010 Maple Syrup Festival is rapidly approaching! Join us on Saturday, March 6th and Sunday, March 7th from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM for our annual Maple Syrup Festival. Enjoy…

Did you miss out on the Syrup Festival?

Indian Creek Nature Center

Not make it out for pancakes and other fun? Never fear! The Nature Center is offering public syruping programs Saturdays 14th and 21st this month, both at 1 PM. This program is a hands on experience. You’ll go out into…

Saturday (with sticky fingers)

Indian Creek Nature Center

(Please note: All of the photos from today’s entry are brought to you by our Official Syrup Fest Photographer, nine-year-old Tori Wood.) What a Saturday! Day one of our Annual Maple Syrup Festival… This was what the line looked like…

Thursday Photos

Indian Creek Nature Center

We’ve had a busy couple of days here at the Nature Center, which is leading up to a busier weekend! Have you made plans to come to the 26th Annual Maple Syrup Festival? For those of you who would like…