February Events in Illinois
Maple Syrup Festival
Feb. 22-23, 2020, Makanda
Calling all fans of maple syrup! Hosted by Southern Illinois University at the Touch of Nature Environmental Center, this two-day festival offers both fun and education, not to mention delicious maple syrup.
Festivities include interpretive hikes, lumberjack and maple syrup demonstrations, children’s activities and plenty of vendors and artisans providing goods for purchase. Taste the sweet syrup harvested from the actual sugar maple trees on the property at the pancake breakfast… your taste buds will thank you.
To learn more, call (618) 453-1121 or visit ton.siu.edu/events/maple-syrup-festival.php.