WANDER, EXPERIENCE AND INDULGE in Pakenham
EXPERIENCE great artwork, stunning craftwork, a working maple syrup bush and local history. Take a tour at one of the Seven Wonders of Lanark, St. Peter’s Celestine Church (donations for tour) on Saturday at 10:30 and 1:30. Have a wander down the road to see the second of Lanark’s Seven Wonders at the 5-Span bridge to see the spring run-off roaring down the Mississippi River. And check out the historic Pakenham General Store which is longest continually running General Store in North America… since 1840!
INDULGE your taste buds in discovering delicious locally crafted maple syrup, food, coffee and beer. It’s a perfect way to celebrate the Lanark County maple syrup season with a stop at Fulton’s Pancake House and Sugar Bush and then continue your way to Pakenham to visit the various tour stops to meet the artists presenting their creativity and food vendors their delectable fair (many have included maple inspired menu items).
On April 1 & 2nd, from 10am to 5pm. pick up a Maple Run brochure containing tour details & map. This popular self-guided tour takes you in and around the charming village of Pakenham and its country roads. Tour brochures with map and vendor information can be found at any tour stop location (look for the green maple leaf ), Fulton’s Sugar Bush, the Pakenham General Store or on line www.mapleruntour.com and Facebook.