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Article updated: 3/11/2013 2:19 PM

Sugar Bush Fair in Schaumburg March 16-17


The Schaumburg Park District's Sugar Bush Fair at Spring Valley this weekend will allow attendees to learn how maple sugar is made as well as to enjoy its use in a breakfast provided by Whole Foods Market.

The 29th annual event will run from 9 a.m. to noon on both Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17 at Spring Valley, 1111 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg.

In addition to sap collecting techniques used by Native Americans and pioneers, the event will feature a Native American interpreter, children's puppet show, hayrides and syrup sales. Pre-sale costs are $3.50 for a half stack of pancakes and $4.50 for a full stack. Day-of prices are $4 and $5, respectively. Admission to the rest of the event is free. Parking is available at Olympic Park, 1675 E. Old Schaumburg Road, with a continuous shuttle to the Nature Center.

For more information, call (847) 985-2100 or visit parkfun.com.

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