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Fungus Festival

August 31 - September 3

Join us for FREE forest forays, kids events, expert speakers, a wine & cheese mixer, Fungus 101 class, fungus dyeing & fiber art classes, and more! Transportation to forays not provided. Sign up for Net Loft classes by calling 424-7337 and get your tickets for the Wild Harvest Feast (9/2 @ 6pm) from CRWP by calling 424-3334.

2017 Cordova Fungus Festival Schedule

Unless marked with *, all Cordova Fungus Festival events are FREE. However, registration is required with Cordova Chamber of Commerce (907)424-7260 or at the Festival Info Table (Cordova Center upper atrium). Visit cordovafungusfestival.com to register online or sign up to volunteer.

 THURSDAY, August 31st

6:30-9:30pm *Needlefelted Mushroom Shadowbox. Pre-register at The Net Loft 424-7337. (The Net Loft Education Room)

 FRIDAY, September 1st

1:00- 5:00pm Mushroom ID table open (Cordova Center Atrium) KID FRIENDLY

9:00-Noon *Needlefelted Mushroom Shadowbox. Pre-register at The Net Loft 424-7337. (The Net Loft Education Room)

12:30-1:30pm Fungus 101 Class  – Donations accepted. (Cordova Center Education Room) KID FRIENDLY

2:00-5:00pm  *Mushroom Watercolor Papercut Shadowbox. Pre-register at The Net Loft 424-7337. (The Net Loft Education Room)

5:00-7:00pm Opening Reception: David Rosenthal, Katmal Art & Science. (Copper River Gallery, Cordova Center)

6:00-7:30pm Mushroomers Wine & Cheese Mixer – Donations accepted. (Lower Atrium, Cordova Center)

Friday Evening: Festival Speakers at Cordova Center, North Star Theater – Donations accepted for admission

7:30pm Speaker: “Rainforest Mushrooms: Edible and Interesting Fungi of the Alexander Archipelago” by Kitty LaBounty

8:00pm Keynote: “Conserving Mycological Diversity” by Rick Van de Poll

 SATURDAY, September 2nd

9am – 5pm Mushroom ID table open (Cordova Center Atrium) KID FRIENDLY

9:00am FORAY: Hedgehogs & Hodges; Edible Mushroom Hunt with Ken (Meet @ Cordova Center) KID FRIENDLY

10am-12:00pm *Mushroom Terrarium Workshop. Pre-register at The Net Loft 424-7337. (The Net Loft Education Room) KID FRIENDLY

10am-12:00pm  FORAY: Kids’ Fun Scavenger Hunt at The Eyak Corporation’s Cabin Lake Campground. KID FRIENDLY

11am-2pm *Bear-bread Paiting Workshop. Pre-regsitration with Ilanka required, 424-7903. (Ilanka Cultural Center) KID FRIENDLY

1:00pm FORAY: Mushrooms in their natural habitat with Rick Van de Poll & Kitty LaBounty (Meet @ Cordova Center) KID FRIENDLY

2:30-4:15pm  *Mushroom Terrarium Workshop. Pre-register at The Net Loft 424-7337. (The Net Loft Education Room) KID FRIENDLY

4:30-5:30pm Fungus 102 Class – Donations accepted. No pre-requisite required. (Cordova Center Education Room)

6:00pm *Wild Harvest Feast – Tickets available at Copper River Watershed Project 424-3334 (Cordova Center Comm Rm A&B)

 SUNDAY, September 3rd

9am – 5pm Mushroom ID table open (Cordova Center Atrium)

9:00-10:00am Mushrooms in Folklore storytelling and lecture with Rick Van de Poll (Cordova Center Education Room) BIG KID FRIENDLY

10:00am FORAY: Exploration of Cordovan Fungi with Ken Hodges (Meet @ Cordova Center) KID FRIENDLY

11:00am FORAY: Fungi Tour with Rick Van de Poll & Kitty LaBounty (Meet @ Cordova Center) KID FRIENDLY

2:00-3:00pm Kids’ FORAY: Led by the 10 year old fungus phenom Gabriel Wingard (Meeting location TBA) KID FRIENDLY

2:00-5:00pm (tentative) *Drop in Mushroom Dyeing Session at The Net Loft. Call 424-7337 for updates.

3:00-5:000pm Kids Foraging Fun (Meet @ Skater’s Cabin) KID FRIENDLY

5:00-6:00pm The Great Mushroom Recipe Swap hosted by Ken Hodges (Cordova Center lower Atrium)

 MONDAY, September 6th

9:00am-4:00pm *Painted Mushroom Gathering Basket at The Net Loft 424-7337. (The Net Loft Education Room)

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August 31
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September 3
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