Maple Fest at the Randolph School | Festivals | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Arts & Culture » Festivals

Maple Fest at the Randolph School

by

1 comment
sl_maple-fest.jpg

New York, whose state tree is the sugar maple, has a long history of producing the sticky amber syrup. On March 9, the Randolph School in Wappingers Falls will host a tour of the traditional maple-sugaring process that takes place in early spring, from sap to syrup. Samples of the classic maple sugar candy Jack Wax Taffy, also known as "Sugar on Snow," will be available, and there will be live music and storytelling. Scavenger hunts, screen printing, a crafts market, face painting, games, and hikes on Randolph's forested property will round out the day's festivities, and a fundraiser pancake lunch highlighting the weekend's main attraction will offer a sweet finish to the day. Tapping trees, boiling sap, and making maple syrup has been a part of the Randolph School's winter curriculum for decades, and their Maple Fest event has been met with warm reception by the community, with nearly 450 people attending last year. Randolphschool.org/maplefest

Speaking of...

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

 

Add a comment

Latest in Arts & Culture

  • Burnette Gallery Champions the Revival of Woodstock As Arts Colony
  • Burnette Gallery Champions the Revival of Woodstock As Arts Colony

    “Fire in the Belly” will open at Burnette Gallery on October 11. Curated by artists Laura Gurton and Carole Kunstadt, this exhibition explores identity, fantasy, mythology, and sensuality through the lens of 26 female artists in the New York region. The artists’ reception will take place during the Woodstock Film Festival at 6pm on October 13.
    • Sep 19, 2018
  • Mommyheads Make Music in Beacon on Friday
  • Mommyheads Make Music in Beacon on Friday

    The critically beloved 1990s art-pop band plays the Towne Crier.
    • Sep 18, 2018
  • Fall Season Kicks off at Lumberyard 9/29
  • Fall Season Kicks off at Lumberyard 9/29

    Lumberyard just celebrated the grand opening of their new 7,000-square-foot performance space in Catskill on September 1. After a short hiatus, the organization will kick off its inaugural fall season on September 29, which promises a mix of dance, performance art, and music.
    • Sep 14, 2018