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Renowned FREE Maple Syrup Festival offers sweet travel experience

Maple Syrup Family Festival slated for March 3-4 and March 10-11. Held Noon - 4 p.m. each day, this free festival is a unique opportunity for friends and families to learn about and enjoy the history of Ohio maple syrup making.

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FREE Maple Syrup Festival in Mansfield, OH
FREE Maple Syrup Festival in Mansfield, OH
PRLog (Press Release) - Feb. 15, 2012 - For 36 years, Mansfield’s Malabar Farm State Park has hosted thousands of visitors at its annual Maple Syrup Family Festival. This year, it's slated for March 3-4 and March 10-11. Held Noon - 4 p.m. each day, this free festival is a unique opportunity for friends and families to learn about and enjoy the history of Ohio maple syrup making.

The festival features demonstrations of Ohio sugaring techniques, from its earliest history when Ohio was home to Native Americans, through present day. Travelers can take a self-guided tour of the sugar camp and sugarhouse, check out sugaring equipment and watch as maple sap is transformed into maple syrup. Presented by the Richland County Museum, the summer bell house, located behind Pugh Log Cabin, is set up as a pioneer’s cabin where kids and adults can take part in daily pioneer chores, including washing clothes, tending the fire, making candles and open-hearth cooking. Visitors will also enjoy the horse-drawn wagon rides to the sugar camp, offered by the Central Ohio Draft Horse Association.

Free samples of maple syrup are available at the sugarhouse and visitors can purchase pure Ohio maple syrup, homemade maple walnut fudge, maple cotton candy, maple popcorn and other tasty maple products to take home. Live bluegrass music and light refreshments and snacks are offered at Pugh Log Cabin. Bromfield’s historical 32-room mansion will be open for self guided tours. Tickets can be purchased in the Visitors Center Gift Shop.

Malabar Farm Restaurant is open on Tues.-Thurs. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m. – 7p.m. through the year. The restaurant will offer lunch and dinner specials featuring Malabar Farm products and maple syrup both weekends. A kids menu is also available. Information and reservations are available at (419) 892-2784 or www.malabarfarm.org. Overnight accommodations for individuals, groups and families are available at local hotels via www.mansfieldtourism.com or at Malabar Farm Hostelling International by calling (419) 892-2055.

In addition to Malabar Farm State Park, Mansfield, Ohio offers a wealth of other unusual travel adventures, including everything from overnight ghost hunts in a haunted former state prison to a museum that houses the world’s first robot. A destination unlike any other, the area’s world-class motorsports, breathtaking scenery and rural and hometown experiences are complimented by hiking, biking, golf, cross-country and downhill skiing, bird watching and loads more unique adventures. Details on incredibly affordable getaway packages, complete area travel information and free Visitors Guide information are available at www.mansfieldtourism.com, (800) 642-8282 or the mobile site: www.mansfieldtourism.com/mobile.

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Tags:maple syrup, Maple Syrup Festival, mansfield, family-friendly activities, Malabar Farm, syrup, FREE festivals, festival
Last Updated:Feb 15, 2012
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