Sweet tradition: Maple Sugar Days at Farbach-Werner Nature - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

A sweet tradition: Maple Sugar Days at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -
Families enjoy a sweet winter afternoon this weekend at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve in Colerain Township.

Celebrate the awakening of the trees and a harbinger of warmer weather on Saturday and Sunday at  Maple Sugar Days.

Maple sugaring is a tradition that has been passed down through the generations, from the earliest people who lived among the area's sugar maple trees to now.

Families and maple fanatics of all ages can discover how the sticky sap is turned into a sweet treat through interactive outdoor activities. Hike through the sugarbush, watch how sap is collected and boiled over a cooking fire and learn why now is the ideal time for harvest.

Maple Sugar Days is  noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road. The event is free and open to all ages. Maple sugar treats, including waffles, ice cream and cotton candy will be available for a small fee.

A valid Great Parks of Hamilton County motor vehicle permit ($10 annual; $3 daily) is required to enter the park.

For additional information, visit greatparks.org or call 513-521-7275.

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Westinghouse bankruptcy could create problems for Plant Vogtle

    Westinghouse bankruptcy could create problems for Plant Vogtle

    Thursday, March 30 2017 12:36 AM EDT2017-03-30 04:36:06 GMT
    Toshiba, the owner of Westinghouse, intends to sell the company; WFXG.Toshiba, the owner of Westinghouse, intends to sell the company; WFXG.

    A bankruptcy could create more problems for the over-budget and over-due reactors at Plant Vogtle. Westinghouse the primary contractor for reactors three and four at Plant Vogtle declared bankruptcy Wednesday morning.

    More >>

    A bankruptcy could create more problems for the over-budget and over-due reactors at Plant Vogtle. Westinghouse the primary contractor for reactors three and four at Plant Vogtle declared bankruptcy Wednesday morning.

    More >>
  • 13 killed in Texas crash between church van, truck

    13 killed in Texas crash between church van, truck

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-03-29 23:02:52 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:21:11 GMT

    The crash happened near Garner State Park, west of San Antonio.  

    More >>

    The crash happened near Garner State Park, west of San Antonio.  

    More >>
  • Activist seeks to purchase internet histories of lawmakers, CEOs

    Activist seeks to purchase internet histories of lawmakers, CEOs

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-03-29 22:48:23 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-03-30 02:52:25 GMT

    An internet activist has raised nearly $100,000 on a GoFundMe page to purchase the internet histories lawmakers and others who helped pass a resolution that allows broadband and other telecommunications services to sell internet users' private histories. 

    More >>

    An internet activist has raised nearly $100,000 on a GoFundMe page to o purchase the internet histories lawmakers and others who helped pass a resolution that allows broadband and other telecommunications services to sell internet users' private histories. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly