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Sugaring Off Sundays
March 19 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Sunday, repeating until April 3, 2023
Enjoy a full pancake breakfast along with contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, activities for the kids, and much more.
Sundays: March 12, 19, 26, and April 2
Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Activities: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Shops: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Adults/Teens (ages 13+): $15 / $14 members
Kids (ages 6-12): $10 / $9 members
Lil’ Kids (ages 5 and under): FREE
No reservations required.
Find contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, activities for the kids, and much more. A full pancake breakfast including scrambled eggs, sausage, and home fries is served from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and features local syrup provided by the Otsego County Maple Producers. All other activities run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
There is fun for everyone throughout the museum grounds. Taste hot maple syrup poured over snow, known as jack wax. Children learn how to tap maple trees. See Bump Tavern’s kitchen in action as our interpreters prepare maple cake. Watch our talented craftspeople in the Blacksmith Shop each Sunday. Make a stop at the pharmacy, the print shop, and the schoolhouse. Warm up as you ride the Empire State Carousel inside its heated enclosure. Wagon rides around the historic village run from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting). At the Children’s Barnyard, admire our Heritage breeds of chickens and sheep. Todd’s General Store will be open with hand-crafted items that will transport you back in time. Both museum stores are open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Otsego County Maple Producers are on hand to talk about maple sugaring and offer local maple products for sale. Delicious, locally-produced maple syrup is served at the Sugaring Off Sundays pancake breakfast.
Sponsored in part by Bank of Cooperstown.