Maple Sugaring at the Hermitage


335 North Franklin Turnpike





Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 16, 2019

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM



$25 Family


Saturday, February 16th 1:00 pm – 4:00pm Visit the Hermitage this President’s Day Weekend for an exiting hands-on event! The Hermitage Master Gardeners will be tapping about 15 trees on the grounds of the National Historic Landmark. Families and friends are invited to 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. Guests will be sent home with the equipment to tap the trees in their own yards and instructions on boiling the sap into syrup. During the event a small concession stand featuring hot beverages and maple sugary snacks will be also be open. The rain or heavy-snow date for this event Sunday, February 17th. Tickets are $25 per family and $15 per individual. Tap times will be available at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Tickets for this event can be purchased here. All proceeds benefit the The Hermitage Museum.


  • SPONSOR|The Hermitage Museum
  • CONTACT NAME|Leslie Nagshineh
  • AGES|All
  • ADMISSION|Tickets required
  • COUNTY|Bergen
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