Join the Fantastic Forage Mushroom Festival! Featuring guided walks, lectures, music, kids activities and exhibits and more!

4th Annual
Fantastic Forage
Sept 29-30, 2018
10am-3pm
Wine and Mushroom Dinner
Sept 29th 6pm

Free Admission *Some workshops may have a fee
Please purchase a Commemorative Pin to support the festival!


Saturday September 29th


8:30am - Early Bird Walk with Eric from NHMC *$10

Meet at Ahern State Park on Rt 106 in Laconia (Look for a mushrooms sandwich board)
***After the foray, meet back at the festival for identification at 10:30.

10am - Festival Grounds Open, Vendors, Food Truck, Displays, Kids Activities


10:30am - ID Session - Morning Finds With Eric from NHMC

Eric will talk about the mushrooms found that morning including edibles, toxic and just unique species.


11:30am - Mushroom Log Plug Demo With Eric from NHMC
See first hand the steps to growing mushrooms on logs. A fun do at home project!


12pm - Beer tasting with Hobbs Brewing Company and Burnt Timber


12:15pm - Cooking Mushrooms Demo With Leslie, Tavern 27


1pm - Medicinal Mushrooms with Nathan Searles
Learn about some useful medicinal mushrooms in our area


1:45pm - Dyeing Workshop With Stephanie, NHMC*$15
Dye your own scarf using mushrooms for color


2:30pm - Foraged Finds With Stephanie of NHMC - display table
Bring your own mushrooms! Stephanie will be standing by to answer questions!


3pm Festival Grounds Close


6pm Mushroom and Wine Dinner* at Tavern 27
Puchase your tickets in advance! Last year we sold out!!!

Sunday September 30th


8:30am - Early Bird Walk with Stephanie from NHMC *$10
Cash Only** Meet at Ahern State Park on Rt 106 in Laconia
After the foray, meet back at the festival for identification at 10:30.

10am - Festival Grounds Open, Vendors, Food Truck, Displays, Kids Activities


10:30am - ID Session - Morning Finds With Steph, NHMC
Steph will talk about the mushrooms found that morning including edibles, toxic and just unique species.


11:30am - The Art of BeeKeeping
Hear first hand from a beekeeper what it’s really like.


12pm-3pm Music - Barry Hayes


12:15pm - Cooking Mushrooms Demo With Leslie, Tavern 27


1pm - Medicinal Mushrooms with Nathan Searles
Learn about some useful medicinal mushrooms in our area


1:45pm - Dyeing Workshop With Stephanie, NHMC*$15
Dye your own wool swatches using mushrooms for color


2:30pm - Foraged Finds With Stephanie of NHMC - display table

Bring your own mushrooms! Stephanie will be standing by to answer questions!


3pm Festival Grounds Close



 


 

*Schedule Subject to change.

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Buy Your commemorative Fantastic Forage Festival Pins today to keep the festival free!

Pre-buy and pick up at the Festival or we can ship them to you after the festival!
Ship or Pick up at Festival

 

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for the latest updates!!

Please email: mushrooms@fantasticforage.com for vendor information.

(Please note schedule is subject to change.

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DO NOT EAT ANY MUSHROOMS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED AS SAFE FOR CONSUMPTION!!

 


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