Eagle Prepares for it’s 5th Annual Mushroom Festival

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Meg Stepanek – (970) 328-9628

5th annual mushroom festival in Eagle Colorado

Eagle, CO: August 24th through August 26th the Town of Eagle celebrates  its  5th Annual Mushroom Festival. This event is a gourmet foodie delight, with experts presenting all the dirt on everything from identifying edible mushrooms to preparing them.   The weekend offers a unique hands-on interactive experience with wild mushrooms, exciting cuisine and our expert guests.

The Indiana Jones of all thing mushrooms, Larry Evans and Daniel Winkler, of Mushroaming Tibet eco-tour fame, will lead educational classes, local expeditions and participate at the cookouts and dinners throughout the weekend.

Friday August 24th at Town Hall, 200 Broadway at 5:30 pm will feature a presentation by Larry Evans and Daniel Winkler about edible mushrooms of the Rocky Mountains along with stories of their foraging adventures in Tibet and Ecuador. This will be followed by dinner at 7:00pm at local restaurants Paradigms Restaurant  and Luigi’s Pasta House, featuring mushroom centric meals.

Saturday August 25th will focus on educational seminars, mushroom hunts, cook offs and tastings.

Sunday August 26th will feature more educational sessions, mushroom hunts and cooking classes.

Admission to attend all weekend events is only $90.  Participants may also buy tickets for Saturday or Sunday only for $50 or pay a la carte pricing to attend one event.

To purchase, email [email protected] or call 970-328-9619.

For more information on this event and a full listing of activities visit www.eagleoutside.com and click on the events tab.

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