Annual Festival of the Sugar Maples Set for March 3-4 and 10-11 in Marengo

Residents from throughout McHenry County and beyond are invited to attend this year’s annual Festival of the Sugar Maples. The event will take place March 3-4 and March 10-11 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Coral Woods Conservation Area, 7400 Somerset in Marengo.

Attendees can hear how maple syrup was made hundreds of years ago and how learn how maple trees produce sap each spring that is collected and made into syrup. In cooperation with the festival, the local Lion’s Club will be holding a pancake breakfast on Sunday, March 4 and Sunday, March 11 from 7:00 AM until noon at the Union Fire Protection District, 6606 Main Street in Union ($3 for children, $6 for adults).