Urban Sugar Shack offers an ultra-Canadian day trip without ever leaving Toronto

Feb 24 2017, 7:18 pm

Explore nature. Taste tradition.

That’s the tagline for the Urban Sugar Shack, a┬áCanada 150┬ácelebration that’s raising funds for a good cause┬áthis spring ÔÇô all while putting a modern spin on the nostalgic and ultra-Canadian tree tapping tradition.

Did I mention there’s a plaid dress code?


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On the itinerary; a guided hike along the Humber river and activities such as shelter building, stamp hunting, and tree planting, a visit to the sugar shack followed by hot chocolate, specialty pancakes, and of course, maple syrup.

Complimentary lumberjack breakfasts and lunch will be served at the Centre for Urban Ecology, plus expect acoustic bands, raffles, Canada 150 art installations and a Canadiana photo booth.

When: March 26, 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Humber Arboretum, 205 Humber College Boulevard, Etobicoke
Price: Early bird tickets on sale now for $22, general admission is $25