It's the sweetest season of the entire year that doesn't involve trick-or-treating and tummy aches: maple-tapping time! And all across Chicagoland's woods, nature centers are rising to the occasion. Hit up one of these event for a sweet time, but bring your own wet naps.
Features a pancake breakfast, authentic demonstrations of maple syrup production, a pioneer sugar camp, children's puppet show and a wagon shuttle to event area. Syrup and other goodies available for purchase.
Families can learn how maple syrup is tapped from trees. Pancakes with maple syrup will be available for purchase while supplies last.
Learn the time-honored method of collecting sap the old-fashioned way and try a sample of syrup.