Kids Up North: Maple Syrup Tapping at Northern Michigan's Wagbo Farm

Northern Michigan Events: Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. families are welcome at the Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center near Ellsworth for a day in an authentic Northern Michigan sugarbush. Watch maple syrup being made in the sugar shack, take a naturalist-led hike through the sugarbush, meet the farm animals and sample maple syrup sundaes.

An added treat a this year’s Maple Sugaring Open House: Live music from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Folk, soft rock, mountain, blues, and originals; with instruments including guitar, fiddle, harmonica, ukulele, banjola, mandola, mandolin, and banjo, among others. You’ll be sure to have fun!

For more info, contact Wagbo at 231-536-0333, or email [email protected].

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  • Anonymous

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    MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual FIeld Trips for Kids is a series of free kid-friendly educational video podcasts for children ages 5-13. Each episode comes with a list of recommended books, a list of fun websites and a Learning Corner of questions and extended activities.

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