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03/16/24 - 03/16/24
6:00am - 8:15pm
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DAY TRIP: Highlands Maple Festival with Amish Pancake Breakfast

Join us on Saturday, March 16, 2024, as we travel to Highland County, “Virginia’s Switzerland,” for their 64th annual Maple Festival. This unique celebration has been designated a local legacy by the Library of Congress. Sugar camp tours provide a unique and educational glimpse of a rapidly vanishing way of American life. We will view the process of tapping maple trees for syrup making.
We will enjoy a hot breakfast made by the Amish and enjoy the Maple Syrup.
Festival Fare includes food vendors with local specialties, over 160 quality artists and crafters, clogging groups, folk singers and storytellers.
PRICE PER PERSON: $89. The full amount is due when the reservation is made.
PRICE INCLUDES: Roundtrip parks and recreation transit van transportation, an Amish pancake breakfast, Arts and Crafts Show downtown, sugar camp tour and a tour host.
DEPARTURE TIME AND LOCATIONS: The bus will depart at 6:00 a.m. from the Valley View Mall (overflow parking lot), Roanoke, VA. Return time is around 8:15 p.m. to Roanoke.
CANCELLATION POLICY: The trip is based on a minimum amount of paid participants by March 1, 2024.. Should we cancel the trip, a full refund will be given. If you cancel before March 1, a refund less $30 service fee will be issued. After March 1, 2024, there will be no refunds.