Tapping in to some maple sweets with festival pancake suppers
A pancake supper at the Wentworth Recreation Centre will kick off the Maple Producers Association of Nova Scotia's annual Maple Festival. March 15 - 3 to 7 p.m. at the Westchester Fire Hall, Westchester. Maple products and baked goods for sale. Random door prizes. Sponsored by The Ladies Auxiliary Westchester Fire Department
Several service organizations and community groups host maple themed events in communities across the province to raise funds for their local projects and to promote Nova Scotian maple syrup.
The first event of the year will be held on March 8 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the centre on Highway 4, Wentworth Valley.
Pancakes and plenty of maple syrup will be served, along with sausages, baked beans, brown bread, cake, tea, coffee, milk and juice. Maple products will be available for purchase.
For more information contact Betty Curry at 548-2682.
Maple festival suppers:
March 29 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Earltown Community Hall, Earltown. Maple products for sale. Sponsored by Earltown Community Centre.
March 29 - Noon to 6 p.m., Fenwick United Church, Fenwick, Cumberland Co. Maple products for sale. Sponsored by Fenwick United Church.
March 29 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Scotsburn fire Hall, Scotsburn, Pictou Co. Sponsored by Pictou North Colchester Exhibition.
March 29 - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Luke's Church Hall, 5374 St. Margaret's Bay Rd., Upper Tantallon. Maple products and related gourmet foods for sale. The cost is $6 per person, $3 for children age 12 and under. Sponsored by United Churches of St. Margaret's Bay Area.
April 5 - Noon to 6 p.m., Mapleton United Church, Mapleton. Maple products for sale, along with baked goods and crafts. Entertainment provided. Sponsored by the Mapleton United Church congregation.
April 5 - 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Collingwood Community Hall, Collingwood, Cumberland Co. Maple products, baked goods, and crafts for sale. Admission will be $7 for adults, $4 for children age five to 10, and children under age five eat free. Groups of 15 or more are asked to call ahead. Contact Jane Purdy 686-3775 or Susan Dickie 686-3829. Sponsored by Collingwood District Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
Source: Pictou Country Nova Scotia News