[pickled fish] at Adrift Hotel, Oct. 1 – Nov. 15:
Enjoy rotating wild mushroom specials all October at [pickled fish] restaurant, the rooftop eatery overlooking the Pacific Ocean at Adrift Hotel in Long Beach.
The Depot Restaurant, Oct. 13:
The Depot’s 14th annual Wild Mushroom & Wine Dinner is Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The Italian-themed five-course meal will feature Small Vineyard’s great wines of Italy. Joshua Hanson, co-founder of Small Vineyards, will be sharing the stories of five winemakers of Italy. Seats can be reserved by calling 360-642-7880.
Boreas Bed & Breakfast Inn, Oct. 13-15:
Enjoy a Wild Mushroom Celebration Weekend at Boreas Inn Bed & Breakfast on Oct. 13-15. The inn is offering an all-inclusive room-and-dining package deal. The package includes a two-night stay, a wine dinner at the acclaimed Depot Restaurant and a special five-course brunch with local mushroom expert Veronica Williams. Visit www.BoreasInn.com or call 360.642.8069 for more information.
Sou’wester Lodge, Oct. 14:
Workshop participants will learn to identify trees, lichen, plants and fungi that contain therapeutics beneficial to human health. Participants will walk away with an overview of the ecology of healing with plant medicines, ID skills and techniques for making wound sprays, liniments and muscle balms. $35/person. Call 360. 642.2542 for more info.
Shelburne Inn, Oct. 27:
The 120-year-old Shelburne Inn in Seaview will host a Wild Mushroom & Pike Beer Dinner on Friday, October 27 at 7 p.m. This multi-course meal will feature chef-inspired dishes paired with Pike Beer. For more information, call the Shelburne Inn at 360.642.2442.
Oregon State Parks, assorted dates:
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.
Sou’wester Lodge, Nov. 11:
Mushroom Therapeutics workshop where participants will learn the therapeutic value of local mushrooms. Call 360.642.2542 for more information.
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, Nov. 16:
Learn about wild mushrooms during a Salty Talk at the museum. Call the museum at 360-642-3446 for more information.