Lunenburg 12th Maple Festival
March 25 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Lunenburg Primary School 49 Bobbin Mill Rd
A full day of everything MAPLE! Come and celebrate our maple sugaring heritage with us - a day of activities, something for every age group.
Up-to-date information as it unfolds, through the day of the Festival. Need further info? call 802-892-6654
Our maple sugaring heritage is expressed through many facets...
local family sugaring operation - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. visit seven sugar houses, all within 3 miles of the school. Pick up a map at the greeting table as you enter the school. See a tree being tapped on the Lunenburg Common at 11 a.m. and receive a UVM backyard sugaring handout decades of interesting history - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. the school serves as the Festival hub. Browse photographic and interactive displays and antique sugaring equipment. Many new additions this year
maple culinary delights - Enjoy the pancake breakfast (8 - 10:30 a.m.,) homemade soup luncheon (noon - 3 p.m.) and pies for sale from our pie contest. Enter the maple pie contest! (tab to the left for details),
creative expressions of maple - 9 - 3 Rug hooking demo (with an opportunity to try your hand at it!) View throughout the day amazing handwork in the quilt square contest entries and the quilt being raffled made from the 2016 contest entries as well as the diverse individual experiences captured in the photo contest entries. It's too late to enter the quilt square and photo contests this year, but you could plan to do so next year!
Lunenburg students joining the celebration - View
the entries in the "Maple Sugar Season" student poster contest displayed in the school throughout the day. From among the winners in each grade grouping, a poster will be chosen to serve as the backdrop for the 2018 Maple Festival promotional flyer. From 10 - 4, in the school parking lot, dialog with students as you visit their sugaring operation. (The Vermont Rural Partnership (VRP) is an organization that supports Vermont's small schools by creating unique learning opportunities and by fostering relationships between schools and their communities. In the fall of 2016 Lunenburg and Gilman School students decided to seek funding from VRP to establish a student run sugaring operation. Members of the school community are using sugaring to facilitate learning that is fun and interactive. They are excited to be presenting the program to the public as a part of the Lunenburg Maple Festival.)