November 2017 MSSF Culinary Group Dinner
Theme: "Thanksgiving Never Had It So Good!"
Dinner Captain: Carol Reed
Main Dish: Turkey Stuffed Peppers (w/ rice, seasonal mushrooms, feta, and rosemary)
Vegetarian: Vegetable Stuffed Peppers (w/ rice, seasonal mushrooms, feta, and rosemary)
Fresh mixed green salad
Masala roasted carrots
Pearled Rice w/ Autumn Cranberry Beans and Hazelnuts
Dessert: Pumpkin pie with graham cracker crust & candy cap whipped cream
Remember to bring your own plates, cutlery, napkins, etc. and beverage (as the Culinary Group does not supply these). If you are not a member of the dinner team, please bring an appetizer to share -- ideally including mushrooms! Dinner fee is $17 for seniors, $18 for non-seniors, to cover the cost of the ingredients and the site rental. You may also pay your $10 annual Culinary Group membership dues at the dinner. See you there! Location: Hall of Flowers Lincoln Way and 9th Avenue San Francisco, CA
Registration ends on November 1, 2017 There are currently 34 spots remaining out of 60
Deep in the Mendocino woods, MSSF members, fellow mushroom enthusiasts, friends and family, gather once again for our annual north coast fungal rite of autumn. This weekend-long spectacular mycological event includes guided forays, presentations, delicious mushroom themed meals and appetizers, Curt's famous mushroom themed raffle, and of course, plenty of mushrooms! (NOTE: A special "FREE" door prize raffle will be held on Saturday evening).
All on-site meals and lodging (Friday night through Sunday lunch) are included in the basic $240 per person member rate). NOTE: Due to liability requirements and to allow as many MSSF members as possible to participate, all attendees must be 13 or over in age.
NOTE:(There is NO off-site registration available for Mendo Camp, the maximum number of MSSF members allowed in camp will be 140 total, including staff and volunteers). In order to allow as many MSSF members as possible to attend camp, guests of members are not allowed. Registration is limited to (2) individual family members/partners living at the same address which is reflected in the MSSF membership database. Be sure to check your MSSF member profile on the MSSF website to ensure it is up to date and includes your spouse/partner, correct e-mail and phone number, etc.
NOTE: If you plan to bring a camper/RV or sleep in your vehicle please inform the camp registrar when registering for camp.
NOTE: Attendees who plan to collect edible mushrooms in the Jackson State Demonstration Forest, are required to obtain a mushroom collecting permit. Permits can be purchased at the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Jackson State Demonstration Forest Office, 802 North Main St. Fort Bragg, CA 95437, (707)-964-5674, Monday through Friday, 8:00 - 12:00 AM, & 1:00 - 5:00 PM. Permits are $20.00, good for the season, and their are no limits on the quantity of mushrooms collected. (Permits can also be obtained by mail or on their website). (NOTE: (Allow sufficient time to receive your permit via the US Mail). (I will be sending out the forms necessary for obtaining your permit by mail with the welcome to camp packet).
NOTE: (When registration for this event is full, we will establish a waiting list to fill cancelations). (E-Mail Curt at: (MendoDirector@mssf.org) "preferred", or call (415)-333-8820 and leave a message with your name and phone number). (I will be out of the country until 15 October, so I may not respond until after I return).
Payment Policy: (Receipt of payment is required at time of reservation), Payment for camp must be made at the time your reservation is made in order to hold your reservation. Paid reservations will go to the top of the list of approved reservations. Unpaid reservations may be canceled and placed on the cancelation waiting list in the future.
CANCELATION POLICY: There will be a $40.00 fee for any cancelations made after reservations have been closed and the camp is full.
Location: Mendocino Woodlands State Park, Camp #1 39350 Little lake Rd Mendocino, CA 95460
There are currently 13 spots remaining out of 148
NOTE: Please do not wait to long to register for this event, (it sells out very quickly)!
NOTE: "This event is for MSSF members only", "NO GUESTS OR FRIENDS". NOTE: Registration is limited to (2) two individual family members, (spouse/Partner) living at the same address listed in the MSSF database. (After registration for this event is full we will start a waiting list in the event of cancellations that may occur up to one week prior to the event start date). Contact Curt at: MendoDirector@mssf.org with name and phone number to be placed on the waiting list. You can also call Curt at: (415)-333-8820 and leave a message. (I will be out of the country until 15 October, so I may not respond until after I return home.)