Bruce County, ON (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011
Bruce County is the home to three annual Maple Syrup Festivals being held in March and April, a tradition to celebrate the arrival of Spring in Saugeen Bluffs, Belmore and Purple Valley. The 40th annual Old Time Maple Syrup Festival takes place March 26 & 27 in the Saugeen Bluffs Conservation area, the largest outdoor maple syrup festival in Grey and Bruce Counties. The town of Paisley Kinsmen host a pancake and sausage breakfast served with locally produced real maple syrup from Voisin’s Maple Syrup Products. 2011 sees the addition of Safari Science, two days of shows and demonstrations with over 10 live animals.
Belmore Bruce County celebrates the 44h annual Belmore Maple Syrup Festival on April 27 and 29. Belmore invites visitors to enjoy pancakes, sausages and homemade applesauce, along with local musical entertainment, craft show, maple syrup making demonstrations, bingo and kids activities. Local pork products, homemade baking and of course maple syrup products are all available for purchase at this two day Ontario Maple Syrup Festival.
On Easter Saturday April 23 Purple Valley’s population increases by the hundreds with Maple Syrup Festival held at the Purple Valley Community Center 15 km North East of Wiarton. The Purple Valley Maple Syrup Festival features live musical entertainment, sugar bush tours, kid's corner (face painting, games and crafts), pony rides, turkey shoot, a craft fair and animal petting zoo. Plenty of locally produced maple syrup served on delicious fresh made pancakes with homemade sausage, home cut fries and fresh pies are a highlight of the Bruce County celebration in Wiarton, the home of Wiarton Willie, the town’s iconic groundhog.
The Bruce County festival runs complimentary buses from downtown Wiarton to the site and the sugar bush all day. The Purple Valley Maple Syrup Festival ends with the traditional country fun of the Old Tyme Dance in the Purple Valley Community Center.
To learn more about Bruce County Maple Syrup Festivals, visit http://www.400eleven.com/maple-syrup-festivals.html
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