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Mmmmmm Maple in the County

mapleSnow or no snow, with the first weekend of spring comes the Maple in the County festival. The 14th annual event salutes Prince Edward County’s maple syrup producers and invites visitors to learn about one of the oldest agricultural traditions in Canada.

Each year, visitors and locals enjoy a trip to the sugar bush to experience everything from lip-smacking pancake breakfasts, to sugar shack demonstrations, tours, maple kettle corn, wagon rides and more, throughout the County.

Maple in the County fans are encouraged to participate in a number of family-friendly activities.

Free public skating Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Sunday, March 29 from 1-3 p.m. at the Prince Edward Community Centre in Picton.

YogiBear_310-150x150Free Family Movie Yogi Bear
Saturday, March 28 & Sunday, March 29 – 2pm
The Regent Theatre (224 Main St, Picton)
613-476-8416 |
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Vader’s Maple Syrup

Hosts: Todd and Susan Vader
1260 County Rd. 18, RR1 Cherry Valley
Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm
Tour of the County’s longest running maple syrup operations. Since 1910, the Vader family has been producing maple syrup on the south shore of East lake. Todd Vader, with the help of family, continues the century long maple tradition.
Enjoy displays of old and modern equipment used to gather and boil sap while being educated on maple syrup production.
A variety of pure maple products including maple butter, sugar and taffy will be available. Ty’s maple kettle corn will also be popped fresh on site.

Honey Wagon Farms

Hosts: Hallowell Fire Department
265 Sandy Hook Rd., Picton
Saturday & Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm
The Hallowell Volunteer Fire Dept. welcomes you to their all-day pancake breakfast in support of the purchase of fire and emergency equipment. Check out the workings of a Pumper Truck & Rescue Vehicle (weather permitting). n the sugar shack, watch the boiling process in an open wood-fired evaporator. Enjoy a walk to the sugar bush. Bring the family.
sobeysbuttonClick here for Mmmm Maple recipe ideas from Sobeys – including Maple planked salmon with carrot slaw,
Maple wrapped balsamic glazed salmon
Grilled Maple Apple Slaw
Maple Walnut Fudge
Maple Rosemary Roasted Root Vegetables
Maple Planked Stuffed S’mores

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waupooswineryWaupoos Estates Winery & Sugarbush
3013/3016 County Rd. 8, Waupoos
613-476-8338 |
Saturday & Sunday, 8 am to 5 pm

8 am to 4 pm – Visit the sugar bush. Enjoy a stroll with the chickens, see the bunnies, ducks, miniature goats and have taffy on snow (weather permitting).
8 am to 11am – Pancake Breakfast
11 am to 4 pm – Maple inspired lunch in the Gazebo Restaurant.
11 am to 5 pm – Free tastings at winery featuring Maple Ice.

countyciderbuttonCounty Cider Company
657 Bongards X-RD, Picton
613.476.4295 |
Saturday & Sunday- 10am to 2pm
The County Cider Company will be open from 10am to 2pm both days. Join us for a Maple-Apple Crepe with whipped cream along with some hot maple coffee or sweet sparkling cider for $8.95 + tax. Sample own ciders and enjoy the breathtaking view over the lake

huffestateswinerybuttonHuff Estates Winery
2274 County Rd. 1, Bloomfield
613.393.5802 |
Saturday & Sunday, 10am – 6pm
Enjoy Maple delights paired with fine wines at Huff Estates Winery. We will be featuring Maple pulled pork with apple compote served on cheddar maple scone as well as mini/maple Madeleines. Visit

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