Wild Mushroom Winemaker Dinner: October 4
The DEPOT Restaurant is partnering with Small Vineyards to host an Italian themed Wild Mushroom Winemaker Dinner on Fri., Oct 4th at 7:30. Chef Michael Lalewicz will prepare four courses and Josh Hanson, coowner of Small Vineyards, will pair fabulous wines from small vineyards of Italy. Call 360-642-7880 for your reservation.
Wild Mushroom Cooking Class: October 10
Reserve your spot for a discussion and cooking demonstration on wild mushrooms at China Beach Retreat on Baker Bay. The class will be $25 per person and is limited to 15 participants.
Participants can also receive a 20% discount off the rack room rate when booking through the www.chinabeachretreat.com.
Call to reserve your spot 360-777-3312.
Annual Wild Mushroom Celebration: October 18-20
Enjoy a Wild Mushroom Celebration Weekend at Boreas Bed & Breakfast Inn! The inn is offering an all-inclusive room-and-dining package deal. The package includes a two-night stay, a wild mushroom and wine dinner, and two legendary breakfasts, including a five-course Sunday brunch with local mushroom expert Veronica Williams. Join the wait list or check availability. Susie and Bill cook with wild mushrooms year round!
Wild Mushroom Weekend: October 18-20
Guided Hikes & Programs
Wild Mushroom Hikes at Fort Stevens State Park (Assorted Dates, TBA)
Join an Oregon State Park Ranger for a guided hike for wild mushrooms at Fort Stevens State Park. The hike will focus on the varieties of wild mushroom that grow in the area. Participants should plan on wearing weather appropriate clothing, and should bring a basket, pocket knife, and mushroom identification book if they have them. Also, participants are encouraged to bring in mushrooms for identification. The hikes will begin at Battery Russell and will be around 1 mile round trip. There is no registration or fee required for the hikes. For more information, contact Park Ranger Dane Osis at 503-861-3170 x 41 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wild Mushroom Programs at Fort Stevens State Park (Assorted Dates, TBA)
There is an amazing variety of fungi that thrive in Oregon. Join an Oregon State Park Ranger for a program on these wild mushrooms. The program will cover the regulations, uses, and identification of wild mushrooms in Oregon as well as the role they play in the health of the forest. Following the program there will be a short hike around the park to look for and identify mushrooms. The programs at Fort Stevens will be held at the picnic shelter at Coffenbury Lake. There is no registration or fee for the programs, but there is a $5.00 parking fee at the lake. For more information, contact Dane Osis at Fort Stevens (503) 861-3170 ex 41 or email@example.com
Check back soon for more details on amazing, mushroom-inspired dishes from our local chefs!