20230429 - Olympia - Festival - Apr 29 2023

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    South Sound Mushroom Club
    Olympia Washington, USA
    Spring Mushroom Fest
    April 29, 2023
    https://www.southsoundmushroomclub.com

    "We are seeking volunteers to help with our 2nd annual SPRING MUSHROOM FESTIVAL!
    AM and PM shifts available. Volunteers who work a 4 hour shift receive lunch and a one year membership to South Sound Mushroom Club (current members receive a one year extension to their membership.)
    To learn more, please reach out to our event coordinator Cadel Kadell at:
    VicePresident@SouthSoundMushroomClub.com
    1775 Yew Ave NE, Olympia, WA 98506"
     
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    Updated details on this weekend's event:

    "Come celebrate springtime, morels, and other mushrooms with the South Sound Mushroom club!
    Join us from 10 AM to 4 PM for the 2nd annual Spring Mushroom Festival. General admission is FREE. Parking is FREE but limited to a small parking lot and street parking. We encourage carpooling!
    Featuring:
    Mushroom ID Station - with chief mycologist, Lauren Ré and volunteer Evergreen Mycology students. Bring your recent mushroom finds to be identified by experts. We have a grant to have ten specimens DNA sequenced!

    Kid Zone - Fun educational mushroom arts and crafts and playtime.

    Guest Speakers:
    Morels 101 - Kati Thompson
    Wondering how to dive into the elusive world of morels? This presentation will cover how to tell apart true morels from false morels and where to get started on your quest to find some.

    Spring Fungi of the Pacific Northwest - Lauren Ré
    Curious about all the mushrooms you see popping up along trail sides and in your neighborhood? This presentation will cover the identification, ecology, and evolutionary relationships of some of our most iconic springtime fungi.

    Fungal Phenology: Seeing the Seasons Through Fungi -Jack Johnson
    Ever notice how many mushrooms fruit during specific seasons? Our presenter will cover factors that affect the timing of the mushroom seasons as well as the relationship with climate.

    Guest Chef: Graham Steinruck
    Cooking classes are a special ticketed event.
    Tickets can be purchased for $15 here:
    https://www.southsoundmushroomclub.com

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
    10:00 AM - Festival Opens
    10:00 AM - Lecture A: Lauren Ré PNW Spring Fungi
    10:30 AM - Cooking Class: Breakfast/Brunch with Chef Graham Steinruck (Paid event)
    11:00 AM - Lecture B: Morels 101 Kati Thompson
    12:00 PM - Lecture C: Jack Johnson Fungal Phenology
    12:30 PM - Cooking Class: Lunch with Chef Graham Steinruck (Paid event)
    1:00 PM - Lecture A: Lauren Ré PNW Spring Fungi
    2:00 PM - Lecture B: Morels 101 Kati Thompson
    2:30 PM - Cooking Class: Hors d'oeuvres with Chef Graham Steinruck (Paid event)
    3:00 PM - Lecture C: Jack Johnson Fungal Phenology
    4:00 PM - Festival Ends

    Visit the vendors for cool mushroom grow kits, foraging supplies, artisan crafts and more!
    Vendors:
    1. Mycouprrhizal - Gourmet mushrooms and grow kits by Ava and her team
    2. Maddie's Mushrooms - Gourmet mushrooms and grow kits by David and Shana Rogers
    3. Hart and Soul Creations - Mushroom and spring themed mugs, tumblers, and coasters sublimated by Rhonda Hart
    4. Mushroom Cottage - mushroom-themed crochet items and amigurumi by Natasha Sorenson
    5. TursiArt - Mushroom and nature inspired crafts, jewelry, stickers, and ceramics made by Rose Tursi
    6. Sidhefire Arts - Mushroom and nature themed pottery made by Sherry Kirk
    7. Mossy Log Baskets - Handwoven foraging baskets made by Annie Niedergang
    8. Michael Kellogg - Mushroom Art prints by Michael Kellogg
    9. Sword Fern Studios - Mushroom and Nature art prints by Michelle Mitchell
    10. Fungi Perfecti - Host Defence Herbal supplements and more
    11. Gallery Boom - A consortium of various local artists
    12. Rochester Market & Demo Faire - Local Homesteading organization
    13. South Sound Mushroom Club - Club merch booth
    14. Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society - Club outreach booth

    This event is at:
    Capital Vision Church (1775 Yew Ave NE, Olympia, WA)
    Lectures and cooking demos are inside the church.
    Mushroom ID is on the covered patio area
    Kid Zone and Vendors are on the grass lawn between the church and community gardens"
     

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