DIY Workshops

Maple Tapping Workshop

Sunday, February 26, 2017 @ Noon-2 pmDIY tapping drilling tree

Join an expert maple syrup maker and learn how to turn your backyard maple tree into liquid gold! The workshops will cover how to identify a suitable tree, the tools and tricks of drilling and tapping, how to safely store and boil-down sap, and the process of “finishing off” and storing syrup. Sample delicious syrup on pancakes and take home a set of tapping supplies, including a spile, bag, and holder.

$25 per person; $20 for Friend of Wehr Members

$3 Regular parking fee in effect. FREE parking for FOW Members

Reservations guarantee a seat: (414) 425-8550. Walk-ins are welcome as space allows


What is DIY?  

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Do-It-Yourself (or DIY) has grown to become quite the 21st century phenomenon. This a hands-on approach to learning, making and experiencing. It certainly seems like a practice that can connect people with nature and each other, and the lessons both have to offer. Wehr’s twist on DIY will take the shape of hands-on workshops where staff or local experts will share their trade and work with attendees to sample, create, and enjoy. All DIY Workshops include refreshments, materials and take-home items. Sessions are planned for March and December. Bring your friends or come to meet new people. DIY is laid back, fun, unique experience! Join us!