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March 15, 2013

Sweets in store on maple weekends




Events take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, this week and next, unless otherwise noted.

Homestead Maple: 1075 Lake Shore Road, Chazy, 846-3192. Hobby pans for the backyard sugar maker, do-it-yourself maple soda demo, maple cream. 

1812 Homestead Farm and Museum: 4403 State Route 22, Willsboro, 963-7816. Only on March 23, open house at the inn, old-time sap collecting (season permitting).

Bechard’s Sugar House: 61 Sanger Lane, West Chazy, 846-7498. Sample maple recipes. Maple cream and sugar also available. 

Brow’s Sugarhouse: 89 Sugarbush Drive, West Chazy, 493-5683. Maple brittle, jams, maple cream, molded sugar.

Parker Family Maple Farm: 1043 Slosson Road, West Chazy, 493-6761. All-Maple Festival with horse-drawn wagon rides, cotton candy, creemees, pancakes, historic maple demos.

Black Rooster Maple: 3076 State Route 73, Keene, 576-9792. New store open.

Woods Maple Products: 1470 County Route 23, Chateaugay, 497-6387.

The Wild Center: 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake, 359-7800.

Cornell University Uihlein Forest: 157 Bear Club Lane, Lake Placid, 523-9337.

Golden Arrow Resort: 2559 Main Street Lake Placid, 523-3353.

Maple Knoll Farm: 784 14th Road Minerva, 251-5141.

Heaven Hill Farm: 302 Bar Cub Lane, Lake Placid, 524-0240. Youth maple programs.

Richard Atwood Maple Products: 161 Atwood Road, West Chazy, 493-2678. Wood-fired evaporator, horse-and-wagon rides by Country Dreams Farm, syrup, cream and sugar.

The Visitors Interpretive Center at Paul Smith’s College: 777 State Route 30, Paul Smith’s, 327-6241. Student-led basic sugaring seminars plus fresh-baked maple pastries made by the culinary-arts students.


Wild Center Pancake Breakfast and Maple Seminar: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16.

Brushton-Moira Central School FFA: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23, 758 County Route 7, Brushton.

Parker Family Maple Farm: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16, 17, 23, 24, hosted by Northern Tier Sno-Runners,1043 Slosson Road, West Chazy.

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