Bennington County Maple Weekend
The Bennington County Sugarmakers Association would like to invite everyone to the annual Maple Weekend Open House to be held Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3. Thirteen sugarhouses throughout the county will be welcoming visitors to partake in this fun, free, educational family activity. Each sugarhouse has different activities planned, as well as a chance to sample and purchase maple products. Participating sugarhouses include Mike Lourie and Merck Forest in Rupert; Dutton’s in Manchester; XR Maple (Sugar Shack) in Arlington; Dave Mance, Rick Kobik, Bill Freeman, Bill Peacock, Scott McEnaney, and Ron Loomis in Shaftsbury; Touch of Peace Farm in Bennington; and Keith Armstrong and Dave Dence in Pownal. For contact information, activities, hours and directions, go to benningtonmaple.org.