The Lewis County Maple Weekends Region that includes Lewis, Jefferson, Oswego and Oneida counties has announced the following free to attend 2018 Maple Weekends Tapping ceremonies at sites that are among the 17 maple producers hosting open houses, tastings, sugarbush tours, activities in the four-county region, with most sites open all four days: March 17-18 and March 24-25.
Find listings for all 17 participating sites at www.mapleweekend.com, scroll to find Lewis region brochure.
Saturday, March 17
11 a.m.: Oswego County: Maple Hollow Farm, 1309 County Route 85, Hannibal, 315-564-7133.
Special Guest: NYS Assemblyman Bob Oaks
11 a.m.: Lewis County: Moser’s Mapleridge Farm, 3981 Wilson Road, Copenhagen, 315-688-2518, 315-486-3248.
Special Guest: Jefferson Community College President Dr. Ty Stone
1 p.m., Jefferson County: Widrick Maple, 21243 Staplin Road, Black River, 315-775-4964.
Special Guest: NYS Assemblyperson Ken Blankenbush
And Sunday, March 25
11 a.m., Oneida County: Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School, 5275 State Route 31, Verona; with 11:15 a.m.: Maple Coloring Contest Award Winners Presentation, 315-335-0887, 315-829-2520.
Special Guest: TBD
NOTE: County by county 17 site listings: www.mapleweekend.com, scroll to Local Brochures: Lewis region: