Maple Fest 2012
|March 24, 2012||to||March 25, 2012|
A celebration of Vermont’s first crop of the season, delicious maple syrup, Maple Fest is one of the biggest events in Poultney!
Saturday, March 24th
Pancake Breakfast: Sponsored by the Poultney Downtown Revitalization Committee, the breakfast will be held at The Station restaurant between 8:00-10:00am. Delicious!
Family Games: Sponsored by the Environment Education Class of GMC, interactive family games will be held between 10:00-11:00 am at the Tiny Theatre!
Wagon Rides: Come join in the fun on a horse-drawn wagon ride! Get picked up between Citizen’s Bank and Priscilla’s Sweet Shoppe and take a tour of Main Street! Drops off at The Station. Starting at 11:00am!
Bag Sale on Main Street: This year’s bag sales will be located at the following businesses between 10:00 and 2:00 pm – Original Vermont Store; Williams Hardware; Stitchy Women; with a fantastic 20 % off all non sale items!!
Other Deals around Main Street: Priscilla’s Sweet Shoppe is giving away Two Maple Creams with a $10 purchase; Stone Valley Market will be giving away tasty samples of local food with the theme of “Support Your Local Economy;” Everyday Flowers is offering a great deal to buy a bouquet for $10 and get a free chance to win an Easter Plant!
Silent Auction and Bag Drawing for the children: Located inside the Gym at the Elementary School, this event will be held between 10:00am and 2:00 pm. Winners will be announced at 2:00 pm, but they need not be present.
Artist Guild Open Gallery: This years’ open gallery will be located in the Elementary School!
Family Nature Walk: Join area naturalists John Van Hoesen and Scott McLaclan on this years’ family nature walk! Meet at 2:00pm at Green Mountain College!
Scavenger Hunt: Sponsored by the Senior Girl Scouts, pick up your forms at the Poultney Public Library at 10:00 am and return them by 1:00pm! Winner will be judged by the Scouts!
Farmer’s Market: The farmer’s market will be held in the Gym of the Elementary School between 10:00am and 2:00 pm!
Lunch: Get your food on between 11:00am and 1:00 pm! Located in the Gym of the Elementary School – Soup $2, Salad $2, Drink $1, with dessert supplied by the Maple Fest Bake Off table!
Poultney Rotary Club Community Dinner: Located at GMC in The East Room, the Annual Community Dinner is a great way to catch up with your neighbors and support the youth of our community! For tickets contact President, Lara Bitter, 287-2577. This event starts at 6:00 pm.
Maple Fest Pork Dinner: Located at the Young at Hearts Senior Center, 206 Furnace Street, Poultney between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm, join us for a Maple Glazed Ham Dinner! Adults $8, Children $5, call for reservations, 287-9200 or 645-0326 or 518-282-9795
Saturday, March 24th AND Sunday, March 25th
Join us for Sugar House Tours at the following local sugar houses!
Green’s Sugar House
Brayton & Foley Sugarhouse
G & P Sugarhouse
Woods Family Sugarhouse
A big THANK YOU to Sponsors of the Event: