Looking for Presidents’ Day weekend events for kids in Bergen County? The Hermitage in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey will host a maple sugaring event on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm.
The Hermitage Master Gardeners will be tapping about 15 trees on the grounds of the National Historic Landmark. Kids will learn how to tap maple trees and the importance of maple sugaring to the Lenape and early Dutch and English settlers in Northern New Jersey. Children 12 and older and adults will also be able to tap the trees with the Master Gardeners.
Each family will be sent home with the equipment to tap the trees in their own yards and instructions on boiling the sap into syrup.
The rain or heavy-snow date for this event is Sunday, February 18.
All proceeds benefit the The Hermitage Museum.
Visit www.thehermitage.org to make reservations. Admission is $25 per family and $15 per individual. Admission includes a tour of the historic Hermitage, a national historic landmark.
The Hermitage is located at 335 Franklin Turnpike in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey.
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