Maple Sugarmakers’ Open Houses
Bennington County sugarmakers invite the public to the 16th annual Bennington County Maple Weekend Open House, Saturday and Sunday, March 22 and 23. Several sugarhouses will be welcoming visitors and offering tours, samples and special events. Admission is free. Participating sugarhouses are: Mike Lourie and Merck Forest in Rupert; Doug Zecher in East Dorset; Dutton Farm Stand in Manchester; XR Maple at Sugar Shack in Arlington; Dave Mance, Rick Kobik, Bill Peacock and John Williamson in Shaftsbury; Scott McEnaney and Keith Armstrong in Bennington; and Dave Dence in Pownal. More information, directions, hours and activities can be found at benningtonmaple.org.