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Telluride Mushroom Festival
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Date: August 17, 10:00 am
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Location: Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, Co
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Telluride’s most eclectic fest where experts, enthusiasts and scientists explore fungi — edible, medicinal, toxic and psychoactive. There’s a fabulous costume parade, woodland expeditions for edible mushrooms with world renown mycologists, cooking classes, cultivation and crafts classes, lectures on medicinals and many other topics, and the Mushroom Cook-off with mycobrews, live music and a vendor’s fair with all things FUNgi. More than three dozen presenters, instructors, and foray leaders and more than 150 events (culinary, cultivation, wild mushroom forays and IDs, lectures from world experts), plus 3 movies, 2 live bands, the amazing costume parade and so much more = the largest wild mushroom festival in North America! All this takes place in the gorgeous Colorado Rocky Mountains and historic town of Telluride.

 

Tickets may be purchased for individual events and lectures, day passes or full festival passes plus the parade is FREE!

 

The full schedule can be seen here https://2017telluridemushroomfestival.sched.com/

 

Save money by purchasing tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2017-telluride-mushroom-festival-tickets-32458553407

Telluride Mushroom Festival 2017 specials for locals and free events include:

 

1. Locals 3 punch passes for sale at the box office for $25 for anyone from the 4 corners region with valid ID and proof of address. Keynotes not included.

 

2. Free workshops in Elk's park Thursday thru Saturday at 10:00 am.

 

3. Evening entertainment events at the Sheridan Opera House for $10 for general admission (free for single day and full pass attendees).

 

4. The Mushroom Extravaganza at the Oak Street Gondola Plaza on Thursday 8/17  is free to everyone. Music and food with a cash bar.

 

5. The costume parade, drumming & dancing on Saturday 8/119  is free to everyone and not to be missed! 

 


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Upcoming Events
Thursday, Aug 17
   
 
CLASSES/LECTURES
TELLURIDE MUSHROOM FESTIVAL
10:00am, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, Co
Telluride’s most eclectic fest where experts, enthusiasts and scientists explore fungi — edible, medicinal, toxic and psychoactive. more...0
   
 
SPIRITUAL
VAJRAVIDARIN HEALING RITUAL
7:30pm, Koinonia Church
Vajravidarin is a ritual of purification and has three stages: purification and removing of negativities; removing subtle negative imprints; and more...0
   
 
MUSIC
DJ SQUATCH PRESENTS TOTAL REQUEST LIVE
8:00pm, Mesa Theater
Free
   
 
MUSIC
WILL WHALEN AT THE PITCHFORK
8:00pm, Montrose CO
Will Whalen brings out a driving rock and heavy blues sound that gets a crowd up and moving. Using a loop station, vocal harmonies, and in-your-face more...0



Friday, Aug 18
   
 
VISUAL ARTS
GEORGIA O'KEEFFE CHAUTAUQUA
11:00am, CMU Tomlinson Library L-139 Event Space
Please join us in Tomlinson Library for a Georgia O’Keeffe Chautauqua hosted by Museums of Western Colorado, Two Rivers Chautauqua, and more...0
   
 
FILM
GLADE PARK MOVIES
Under the Stars
6:00pm, Glade Park Volunteer Fire Dept.
Glade Park Movies Under the Stars closes its 2017 season with this week's presentation: "Dr. Strange."
   
 
CLASSES/LECTURES
THE GREAT ECLIPSE
Does it have a message for you?
7:00pm, 751 Horizon Court, Grand Junction
The Great Eclipse of 2017 - Does it have a message for you? Bring your birth info (date, time and place) and come see what it’s all about with more...0
   
 
SPIRITUAL
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION WITH MONKS
7:30pm, The Art Center (1803 N 7th Street)
The lamas will give a presentation on Tibetan Art—its history, aesthetics, and symbolism—while also discussing the spiritual significance more...0
   
 
MUSIC
BACK 2 SCHOOL BASH
8:00pm, Mesa Theater
Free until 10pm the $5



Saturday, Aug 19
   
 
MUSIC
WILL WHALEN AT FRUITA FARMERS MARKET
9:00am, Fruita CO
Will Whalen offers a welcoming set of original songs with warm fingerpicking acoustic guitar, smooth vocals, and carefully crafted lyrics. Familiar more...0



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