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FFSC Fungus Fair
 
FFSC Fungus Fair
Santa Cruz, California, USA
Early January
Description
• FFSC mushroom experts will be available throughout the fair to identify the mushrooms you’ve found. • The habitat area will display hundreds of mushroom species commonly found in the greater Santa Cruz area. • A special room full of hands-on activities for kids: fungus exploration area, paints, mushroom-dyed silk &more! • Fungus Fair attendees be able to learn more about local mushrooms, view remarkable mushroom arts and crafts, taste unusual and exceptionally good fungal fare, and be a part of the FFSC’s overriding mission – “We Keep the Fun in Fungi!”
Performers
Fungi Experts: Debbie Viess, Biologist, Co-Founder of the Bay Area Mycological Society. Amanitas: From Deadly to Delicious Chef Zachary Mazi, Forest Farmacy to Kitchen: The Art of Haute Healing David Arora, Author of best selling Mushroom Guides. The Wheel of Fungi Professor Tom Volk, Professor of Biology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Toads and Toadstools Culinary Expert Demonstrations: Chef Bob Wynn, pairing with Winemaker Jeff Emery, Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard Chef Joszeph Schultz, India Joze, Santa Cruz After Hours: (Separate Admission, see website for details) Friday - After HOURS Mushroom Dinner, Catered by Director Eric Carter of Pino Alto Restaurant, Cabrillo College Culinary Arts, pairing with Winemaker Eric Baugher of Ridge Vineyards. Live music and mushroom tours. Saturday - Celebration of 40 Years of FUNgus. Catered by Chef Bob Wynn and Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard with The Penny Ice Creamery. Music by The Soft White Sixties.
Venue
Louden Nelson Community Center
Times
Friday January 10, 4 PM – 7 PM Saturday and Sunday, January 11– 12, 10 AM – 5 PM
Admission & Parking
General $10, Seniors (60+)/Students $5, Kids under 12 free with adult admission Friday Admission: $5 for everyone More parking on Center Street, near the Police Station
Website
http://ffsc.us/fair
Infophone
(83-1) 724-4522
Email
hotline@ffsc.us
 


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