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5 things to do in and around Boston

Sox vs.Yankees pre-season, a Lincoln cabin replica in Milton, locally made maple treats, and more things to do and see.

Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia at JetBlue Park.

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Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia at JetBlue Park.

Maple month.

Maple month.

March

50,000 GALLONS

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.

March 3

LINCOLN’S LOGS

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

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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.

The Forbes House Museum in Milton.

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.

March 7

FISH SWITCHING

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

March 9

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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