That’s how much maple syrup is produced in the Commonwealth annually, and in March, Maple Month, many of the 250 sugarhouses across the state are open to the public, some with restaurants serving up stacks of maple syrup-drenched pancakes and other sweet treats. Visit massmaple.org to see a list of spots to visit.
The Forbes House Museum in Milton will rededicate its refurbished replica of the Kentucky log cabin where Abraham Lincoln was born as part of its annual Lincoln Day celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. today (rescheduled from February due to snow). The festivities include Civil War reenactors, a talk about the Emancipation Proclamation, and hot chocolate. Suggested donation is $5 per family. 617-696-1815; forbeshousemuseum.org
GET YOUR SOX ON
The Red Sox are slated to face the Yankees for the first time this pre-season at 1:35 p.m. today at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida. Catch it on NESN.
Sheila Jarnes of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Boston Globe reporter Beth Daley, who led the paper’s investigative coverage of mislabeled seafood, will give a free talk about the problem and efforts to curtail it at the Maritime Gloucester museum at 7 p.m. For the full schedule of events in the museum’s seafood series: 978-281-0470; maritimegloucester.org
TIME TRAVEL FOR TOTS
At Harvard Museum of Natural History’s Stories Through Time family festival, 9 a.m to 4 p.m., kids can learn about early man and explore earth’s history with hands-on activities and help from Harvard faculty, students, and curators. 617-495-3045; hmnh.harvard.edu
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