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Fungi Fest 2019

Plans for the 2019 Fungi Fest are currently underway. Please check back for updates.

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Schedule

We will have a huge display of freshly gathered wild mushrooms in all their diversity of color and shape, and will offer classes, guided mushroom walks, information displays, and vendors selling edible mushrooms, cultivation supplies, mushroom-themed crafts and gifts, and more.

Thursday – Sept 27th

Ice Breaker

Time: 7:00pm
Place: Joe Schmucks

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Open mic / Food / Mushroom and other specials (they will try and squeeze everyone in, but reservations are recommended). Campfire on deck if fire ban not in effect.

Q: Why did the Fungi leave the party?

A: There wasn’t mushroom.

Friday – Sept 28th

Free admission for displays and to chat with experts.  Food throughout the day provided by Shabbang, mushroom soup on the go and more.

All Day Tour

Time: 10am – 4pm
Place: Curling Club

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Larry Evans, Daniel Winkler and Tyson Ehlers lead $100 (be at Curling Club by 9:30) – transportation and bag lunch from Blondies. Click here to purchase ticket.

Walking Tour

Time: 1pm – 3pm
Place: Curling Club

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Paul Kroeger lead $30 (be at Curling Club 15 minutes early).  Click here to purchase ticket.

Presentation

Time: 5pm
Place: Curling Club

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Paul Kroeger – Fungi a world of wonder beneath your feet $10 (introduction for beginners-Students free).  Click here to purchase ticket.

Demonstration

Time: 6pm
Place: Curling Club

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Matthew Chesky – Growing mushrooms $10.  Click here to purchase ticket.

Presentation

Time: 7pm
Place: Curling Club

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Mushrooms of the Amazon – Larry Evans / Daniel Winkler $10.  Click here to purchase ticket.

Beverage Gardens

Time: 5 – 8 pm
Place: Curling Club

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Beverage Garden / music by the Shoeswap Band / Food Truck coming in for this event. Vegan food offerings as well.

Broccoli: I look like a tree.
Walnut: I look like a brain.
Mushroom: I look like an umbrella.
Banana: Dude! Change the topic.

Saturday – Sept 29th

Free admission for displays and to chat with experts.  Food throughout the day provided by Far East Bistro, mushroom soup on the go and more.

All day tour

Time: 10am – 4pm
Place: Curling Club

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Larry Evans, Daniel Winkler and Tyson Ehlers lead $100 (be at Curling Club by 9:30 – transportation and bag lunch from Blondies included).  Click here to purchase ticket.

Walking Tour

Time: 1pm – 3pm
Place: Curling Club

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Paul Kroeger lead $30 (be at Curling Club 15 minutes early).  Click here to purchase ticket.

Presentation

Time: 5pm
Place: Curling Club

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Paul Kroeger – Magic mushrooms $10.  Click here to purchase ticket.

Presentation

Time: 6:30pm
Place: Curling Club

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Daniel Winkler – Medicinal Mushrooms – $10.  Click here to purchase ticket.

Beverage Gardens

Time: 4 – 6 pm
Place: Curling Club

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Beverage Garden / music by Poppa Dawg / Food Truck coming in for this event. Vegan food offerings as well.

A guy walks into the doctor’s office.
A carrot stuck in one of his ears, a cucumber in the other ear, and a mushroom stuck in one nostril. The man says, “Doc, this is terrible. What’s wrong with me?”
The doctor says, “Well, first of all, you need to eat more sensibly.”

Sunday Sept 30th

Free admission for displays and to chat with experts.  Food throughout the day, mushroom soup on the go and more.

Presentation

Time: 9:30am
Place: Curling Club

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Tyson Ehlers – Edible mushrooms in the Shuswap. Cost $10.  Click here to purchase ticket.

All Day Tour

Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Place: Curling Club

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($75) – no lunch, transportation included, be at Curling Club by 10:30.  Click here to purchase ticket.

Walking Tour

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Place: Curling Club

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Paul Kroeger lead $30, be at Curling Club 15 minutes early.  Click here to purchase ticket.

Festival Wind Up

Time: 4:00pm
Place: Sicamous Legion

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Sicamous Legion – Jam session beverages and food.

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