Weekend options: Maple sugaring

  • Article by: MELISSA WALKER , Star Tribune
  • Updated: February 21, 2013 - 4:57 PM
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It’s almost the time of year to tap in for maple syrup.

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JUST ADD PANCAKES

Get ready for a sticky situation. Maple syrup season is near, so why not get ready by learning what supplies you’ll need? Learn how to ID a maple sugar bush and collect your own sap to make syrup and candy. (1 p.m. Sun. Free. Lowry Nature Center, Carver Park Reserve, 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria. 763-559-6700. www.threeriversparkdistrict.org.)

 

TWIN CITIES WOMEN’S EXPO

In need of a girls’ day out? This event has something for every woman, whatever her likes might be. Shopaholics can visit with local retailers to purchase beauty and other items. Fashionistas can see the latest trends on the runway. Exhibitors will feature the latest in health and wellness, travel and more. Also, cooking demonstrations and seminars. (10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. $10. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls. www.twincitieswomensexpo.com.)

 

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