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Maple Syrup Magic

Event information

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

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Event details

From the earliest times, Native Americans and pioneers of the Midwest made maple syrup from the sweet sap of the sugar maple tree. Learn how it’s made, find maple trees on site and try some real maple syrup. History has never been sweeter!

Two sessions will be offered:

  • 10 a.m. to noon
  • 1 to 3 p.m.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, March 10: 708-946-2216.


This program will take place outdoors and will involve hiking approximately 0.25 miles on trails over uneven terrain. Plum Creek Nature Center is an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.