Published : Friday, 08 Mar 2013, 12:46 PM EST
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Tis the season for syrup-making and at Blandford Nature Center they've already tapped their trees. There are many ways you and your family can come out to celebrate Michigan's first harvest. eightWest's Grandma on the Go, Joy Walczak, headed with her grandson, Case, to hike the trails and watch the maple syrup gathering process from the tree to the bottle.
You can get in on the maple syrup making at Blandford's annual SugarBush Festival, taking place on Saturday, March 9. The day kicks off with a pancake breakfast at 9 a.m. followed by demonstrations on the trails from 10-5 p.m.
Admission is $5 for members, $6 for nonmembers and pancakes are sold separately. For more information visit Blandford Nature Center's website at www.blandfordnaturecenter.org.