The Tree Tapping Ceremony will be on March 12th from 11 am to 2:30 pm and is a free event:
The Powassan Maple Syrup Festival and the area's maple producers are kicking off the 2011 maple syrup season with the Official Tree Tapping Ceremony on March 12th.
This year's event will be held at SUGARSTONE FARM-Andy & Shelley Straughan.
West Coast Lumberjack Show
Horse drawn rides
O.P.P Canine Unit (tentative)
Fundraising barbecue for Trout Creek Agri. Soc.
Face Painting-Fairview Early Learning & Child Care Centre
Ontario Woodlot Association
Canadian Institute of Forestry
Laurier Twp. Fire Dept.
Mayor McIsaac...the Official Tapper!
Enter the contest to guess the date/time of the first "draw-off" of fresh maple syrup and you can win a 1l. bottle and half the proceeds! Half of the proceeds to support the Commanda and Area Anglers and Hunters.
Maple syrup and maple products will be on sale!
The sugarshack is located at 150 Lindsay's Hill Rd., south of Trout Creek. Follow the signs! Contact Andy & Shelley @ 705-723-2329 for more information.
The actual Festival will be held on March 16th and you can go to the website or contact Markus Wand at (705) 724-2314 or chair(at)powassansyrupfestival.ca for more info.