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February 11, 2013


Cunningham Falls to Host Maple Syrup Making Demonstration

by Martha
Turning sap into syrup

Turning sap into syrup

Who: Open to the Public

When: March 9-10 & 16-17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: The William Houck Area of Cunningham Falls State Park, 14039 Catoctin Hollow Road in Thurmont

Cost: $2 per person; Youth groups $1 per person

Contact: 301-271-7574

This fun-packed event will feature continuous demonstrations of the traditional maple syrup-making process, a pancake breakfast, kid-friendly games, and live music in large, heated tents.

The pancake and sausage breakfast will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for an additional, cash-only cost.

Proceeds from the 43rd Annual Maple Syrup-making Demonstration benefit the Friends of Cunningham Falls and Gambrill State Parks. The park opens at 9 a.m. and closes at sunset. A sign language interpreter will be stationed on both Sundays. Pets are permitted on a leash and outside only.

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    1. Louis
      Mar 15 2013

      Is the Maple syrup demo. rain or shine.

      • kking
        Mar 15 2013

        The event will be rain or shine! Be sure to bring an umbrella or poncho if it’s raining because, depending on the amount of guests, there may be a line for the breakfast that stretches past the awning.


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