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Pancakes at the Farm - Rutland, MA

Mar 4, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 216 Wachusett Street Rutland, MA
Join Heifer Farm’s annual pancake breakfast. The meal includes pancakes  in Heifer Farm maple syrup with pork sausage, coffee and juice. After breakfast, tour the farm to view the maple sugaring operation, meet the newborn lambs and explore Heifer’s Global Village. Reservations are recommended.. Call  or e-mail heifer.farm@heifer.org. Dates: March 4-5 and 11-12. 
Time: 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Admission: Adutlts, $14; children age 3-10, $7
Telephone: 508-886-5000


Hearthside Bounty at Old Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA

Jan 14, 2017 - Mar 25, 2017 Visitor Center at Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA
Experience an evening in a 19th-century tavern, complete with a meal cooked over the hearth by Old Sturbridge Village staff, food folkways of the time, and old-fashioned entertainment. In addition to a supper from the hearth, guests may enjoy beverages of early New England and hear music and stories. Cash bar available. Designed for an adult audience. Repeats January 28; February 25, March 11 and 25.
Guests with children may enjoy the Families Cook program on February 22.
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $55 per person includes tax and tip

History on Tap - Falmouth, Barnstable, Sandwich, MA

Jan 18, 2017 - Mar 29, 2017 Various locations; see description Falmouth, Barnstable, Sandwich, MA
Grab a drink and enjoy some fascinating conversation with staff member of Heritage Museums & Gardens, who will bring interesting objects from the Museum’s collection to show and describe. Participation is free, and there are no reservations required. Food and drink purchases are each guest’s responsibility.
January 18 at Anejo Mexican Bistro & Tequila Bar, 188 Main Street, Falmouth
February 22 at – The Dolphin Restaurant, 3250 Main Street, Barnstable
March 29 at The Pilot House, 14 Gallo Road, Sandwich
Time: 5-6 p.m.

Maple Days 2017 at Old Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA

Mar 4, 2017 - Mar 25, 2017 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA
Come to Old Sturbridge Village on weekends in March to see maple sugaring as it was done in early 19th-century rural New England at a real working sugar camp. See the entire sugar-making process, from tapping the trees to "sugaring off." See demonstrations of the traditional Native American methods, early 19th-century New England, 20th century metal buckets, and contemporary tubing. Costumed historians will also cook period foods made with maple products by the hearth at the Village’s Freeman Farm. Dates: March 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26.
Time: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $28; seniors age 55 and older, $26; children under 8 free when accompanied by an adult.
Telephone: 800-733-1830

Open House

Massachusetts Maple Weekend 2017 - Many towns, MA

Mar 18, 2017 - Mar 19, 2017 Various sugarhouses Many towns, MA
Many sugarhouses in the state will be open to visitors for tours and tasting and purchase of maple foods. Contact the Massachusetts Maple Producers Association to find out which sugarhouse is hosting the kickoff event this season. Email: info@massmaple.org, massmaple.org
Time: All day
Telephone: 413-628-3912


Microbrew Showcase at Lowell Winterfest. - Lowell, MA

Feb 23, 2017 - Mar 23, 2017 Downtown Lowell Lowell, MA
Microbrew Showcase presents 25 breweries in two locations, alongside Lowell Winterfest happenings like ice skating, music, local food and food trucks, outdoor fireplaces and more. Breweries include Brooklyn Brewery, Cape Ann, Nauti Selzer, Jacks Abby, Stone Brewing, Newburyport Brewing, Foolproof Brewery, Avery Brewing, and Allagash Brewing. Tickets on sale now for $30. (18 sample tickets for 2oz samples)
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Admission: $30. (18 sample tickets for 2oz samples)