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...but in March Sugaring Season is in full swing & the aroma of Maple Syrup fills the air!
Pancake Locations
Burton Events
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Sun. 8am - 2pm)
Pancake Town U.S.A.
Enjoy Pancake Breakfasts to Benefit the Geauga County Historical Society, Burton Volunteer Fire Department, Burton-Middlefield Rotary, or the American Legion Burton Chamber of Commerce 440-834-4204; 800-526-5630 www.burtonchamberofcommerce.org
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Sun. 8am - 1:30pm)
Pancake Breakfast - Burton/Middlefield Rotary
Our 62nd year serving all you can eat pancake breakfasts. Our World Famous Omelets are also available. Berkshire High School 877-283-3496; 877-283-3496 www.bmrpancakes.com
Mar 9, 16, 23, 30 (Sun. 9am - 2pm)
Apr 6 (Sun. 9am - 2pm)
Pancake Breakfast at Century Village Museum
A NE Ohio tradition! Maple syrup made at Century Village Museum and ALL the pancakes you can eat! Tour Century Village Museum and our Sugar Bush.. Admission: Adults: $7.00/Ages 6-12: $4.00 Century Village Museum 440-834-1492 www.centuryvillagemuseum.org
Chardon Events
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Sun. 9:30am - 12:30pm)
Apr 6, 13, 27 (Sun. 9:30am - 12:30pm)
Pancake Breakfast AYCE 2014
AYCE Pancakes (plain, apple, blueberry) sausage or bacon, eggs, toast and OJ, coffee , tea Children $3.00 - 3.50 Adults $6.00 - 7.00 Chardon Eagles Ladies Auxiliary 440-286-9921.
CHESTERLAND
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23 (Sun. 8am - 1:30pm)
61st Annual West Geauga Kiwanis Pancake Breakfasts
The "All You Can Eat Deal" includes a menu featuring Blueberry, Buckwheat and Buttermilk Pancakes, French Toast, Sausage, World Famous Geauga County Maple Syrup, Juice, Coffee and Milk. There are "Early Bird Specials" for those who come between 8:00am - 9:00am West Geauga High School www.wgkiwanis.org
Mddlefield Events
Mid February - March 31 Everyday!
(Sun-Wed 5:30am-2pm and Thurs-Sat 5:30am-8pm)
Crossroads Country Café - Serving All You Can Eat Pancakes every day through the month of March! Choose from Buttermilk, Chocolate chip, Peanut Butter Chip, Apple Spice, Blueberry, Multigrain, Peanut Butter Chip, Banana Walnut, Pumpkin Spice, Cranberry Walnut, or Gluten FREE, includes one order of bacon or sausage links and real Maple Syrup. 440-632-0191 www.crossroadscountrycafe.com
Mar 15 & 22 ONLY (Sat. 9am - 1pm)
Creekside Maple Open House & Pancake Breakfast
Creekside is a 1,600 tap operation. The Sugarhouse will be showcasing the sale of retail maple syrup, candy and other maple products. Next door, enjoy an authentic Pancake breakfast in an Amish home. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, milk, juice & coffee. ($8 Adults; $5 Kids 5-13; Free under 5) NOTE: Saturdays only March 15 & 22, served 9am-1pm. Creekside Maple 440-552-8568 www.tourgeauga.com
NEWBURY
March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2014 (Sun. 10am - 2pm)
Pancake Breakfast at Punderson Manor
Punderson Manor will give you the chance to eat a ‘guilt free’ breakfast of ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT pancakes every Sunday, March-May (excluding Easter) in an old world luxury English Tudor Lodge overlooking the largest glacially-formed lake in Northeast Ohio. And then enjoy taking in the natural beauty of Punderson’s amazing hiking trails to find those first signs of Spring. $10.95 Adults $7.95 Children Under 12 Punderson Manor Resort & Conference Center 440-564-9144; 800-282-7275 www.pundersonmanorstateparklodge.com
Kirtland Events
March 22 & 23 (Sat-Sun 9am-1pm)
Annual Pancake Breakfast & Spring Hikes
Work up an appetite at one of Holden's sweetest traditions. Explore the grounds on a guided hike and relax over pancake breakfast or supper, served with sustainably-produced maple syrup. Advance reservations required. Call or register online. Holden Arboretum 440-946-4400 www.holdenarb.org
WINDSOR
Mar 8 & 15 ONLY (Sat. 9am - 4pm)
Camp Whitewood Maple Tour and Pancake Breakfast
Start your Maple Tour off right with a stop at Camp Whitewood's sugarhouse for a pancake breakfast, free tours and wagon rides, maple tasting and more. 4-H Camp Whitewood 440-272-5275; 800-967-2267 www.4hcampwhitewood.osu.edu
Open House Events
Maple Sugarin' Open House Weekends Enjoy the 'Behind the Scenes' tours of several Geauga County Sugar Houses as the sap flows and the scent of boiling sap fills the air! Local producers welcome you to experience this annual excitement by offering tours, wagon rides, pancakes etc.. each stop has different activities and Information on stops can be found on the Maple Link at the top of the Geauga County Tourism Home Page. Various Locations 440-632-1538 www.TourGeauga.com
A Sugarbush Creek Farm
Come out and join us at a real maple syrup farm. Enjoy Historical Demonstrations of how Maple Sugaring originated. We also have wagon rides, tours and tastings. You can get the following products: all grades of maple syrup, maple sugar candy, granulated maple sugar and maple butter in our store, open daily throughout March please call for hours before visiting. Open other times by appt. Mail order also available.
Address: 13030 Madison Rd, Middlefield
Phone: 440-636-5371
Website: www.ohiomaplesyrup.com
Burton Log Cabin & Sugar Camp
The Burton Log Cabin is open daily 10am-4:30 year round for retail sales with production demonstrations when sap is flowing (Temperature range 40-20 degrees) During the Open House weekends there will be Maple candy & syrup samples, a free gift with purchase, and make your own Maple stirs. The cabin is operated year round by the Burton Chamber of Commerce. The Log Cabin also serves as the information resource center for Burton and surrounding areas, and offers group tours & educational programming year round.
Address: 14590 E Park Street Burton
Phone: 440-834-4204
Website: www.burtonchamberofcommerce.com
Creekside Maple
Open House – Saturday March 15th and Saturday March 22nd 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Enjoy an authentic Amish Pancake Breakfast both Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (see above). Creekside Maple is a 1,600 tap operation (350 on tubing, 1,250 on buckets). Our evaporator is a 2’ x 6’ fuel oil fired rig, and incorporates both a Steam-away and reverse osmosis to improve efficiency. Retail sale of maple syrup, candy, and other maple products available in the sugar house. Restroom facilities available. Retail syrup sales available year round.
Address: 16767 Swine Creek Road, Middlefield
Phone: 440-552-8568
Website: www.tourgeauga.com/CreeksideMaple
Geauga County Historical Society’s Century Village Museum
Century Village Museum produces our own maple syrup in house on our 65 acre property. March 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6, we will feature Pancake Breakfasts using our own maple syrup and our Crossroads Store will be open for purchases.
Address: 14653 E. Park St., Burton
Phone: 440-834-1492
Website: www.geaugahistorical.org
Mar 9, 16, 23 (Sun. 12pm - 4pm)
Saps-A-Risin’! Sundays
Visit Geauga Park District’s Sugarbush, Sugarhouse and Lodge for a walk through time and sweet taste of how the maple sugaring industry evolved from the Native American tradition to modern methods. Help gather with a sap sled; enjoy historical interactions with costumed interpreters; see sap being boiled in the sugarhouse and have a sample taste; warm up with entertainment and maple treats in the lodge. Geauga Park District - Swine Creek Reservation
Address: 15984 Hayes Rd., Middlefield
Phone: 440-286-9516
Website: www.geaugaparkdistrict.org
Grossman Brothers Maple Products
Open EVERY weekend in March 8am-4pm with easy access for visitors (inc. wheelchair accessible) port-johns available on premise. Production demonstrations when sap is flowing - subject to weather conditions. Selling syrup & maple sugar during the March Weekends, contact directly for sales outside of Sugaring weekends
Address: 12147 Claridon - Troy Road, Chardon
Phone: 440-231-5647
Website: www.ohiomapleproducts.com
Mar 8 & 9 and 15 & 16 (Sat. & Sun. 1pm - 4pm)
Ma & Pa's Maple Sugarin' Weekends
Gather Sap with the horses at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Experience how maple syrup is made the old fashion way but also learn the new advances in syrup making today. Bring the sap back to the sugar house and enjoy samples of this sweet treat! Open 1pm - 4pm
Address: 15161 Main Market (Rt 422), Burton
Phone: 440-548-5521
Website: www.maandpas.com
Richards Maple Products
We are celebrating 104 years. Come enjoy our multi-generational family business. In our shop we will be featuring samples, samples, and samples throughout the maple sugarin’ season. We will offer maple coffee, maple candy, maple cotton candy, award winning chocolate covered maple creams, fresh maple syrup, and much more in our store. In our sugarhouse, we will feature free “sap dogs” – hot dogs cooked in maple sap served with maple mustard or maple BBQ sauce. On Saturdays, only, we will have maple candy making demos at 11am & 2pm along with fresh candy to taste. Easy walk to the sugarhouse. Bathroom available. Don’t forget to dress for the weather! Sugarhouse hours March 8 & 9th, March 15th & 16th are 10am – 5pm
Address: 545 Water St., Chardon
Phone: 440-286-4160
Website: www.richardsmapleproducts.com
Salo Maple Products
Will be open March 8 & 9 ONLY. This sugarhouse features all newer equipment with Reverse Osmosis and steamaway. There are 825 taps on mostly tubing. They will have maple coated nuts, maple candy, syrup, and maple soft serve ice cream, with samples of all of them.
Address: 16434 Leggett Rd, Montville
Phone: 440-759-9945
Website: www.tourgeauga.com
Other Fun Maple Events
Mar 6 & April 3 (Thu. 7pm - 9pm)
Shutterbugs Camera Club
Learn tips, tricks and new techniques in instructional sessions and exercise your creativity with monthly photo assignments. All skill levels welcome. For monthly location assignments see ‘Things to Do’ at Geauga Park District - The West Woods Nature Center 440-286-9516
www.geaugaparkdistrict.org
Mar 8 (Sat. 7:30pm - 10:30pm)
Tree Tapper's Ball
Celebrate the maple season with our ever popular, old-fashioned square dance. Novices needn't feel like saps: all dances taught in fun fashion by caller Bob Smakula. A rip-snortn’, roof-raisin’ old-time string band will have feet flyin’! Casual dress. Registration begins February 20 limited to 8 per registration. Parkman Community House 440-286-9516
www.geaugaparkdistrict.org
Mar 27 & April 24 (Thu. 7pm - 9pm)
Maple Town Tune Traders Jam Session
Singers and musicians: come share melodies and songs of all genres. Acoustic, gently amplified instruments & vocals welcome. Hot beverages available. Snacks to share welcome. Geauga Park District - The West Woods Nature Center 440-286-9516
www.geaugaparkdistrict.org
Apr 24 (Thu. 12pm - 10pm)
Apr 25 & 26 (Fri. & Sat. 10am - 11pm)
Apr 27 (Sun. 11am - 7pm)
Geauga Maple Festival
The Geauga County Maple Festival, the oldest maple festival in the United States, celebrates the production of pure maple syrup in Geauga County and Northeast Ohio. Join us for four days of fun, food and 'everything maple'. Events include Arts & Crafts, Bathtub Races, Concessions, Continuous Grandstand Entertainment, Golden Old Timers Luncheon, Historical Display, Invitational Lumberjack Competition, Pancakes in the Park, two Grand Parades. 440-286-3007 On Historic Chardon Square.
www.maplefestival.com
Too much to see for just one day? Check out our Lodging options!
If you are unable to join the fun, but would like to purchase some of these sweet Geauga County Treats, you can order a wide variety of Maple products by visiting: