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Midwest Morel Festival/MASH Up Homebrew Tasting

Dates: May. 6, 2017 - May. 6, 2017
Times: 7 am - 5 pm
Category: Festivals
Location: Jordan Block, 111 Lincoln Place, Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815-434-2737
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LEARN, HUNT, BUY...MOREL MUSHROOMS during Ottawa's Annual Midwest Morel Fest. This unique festival offers 'everything mushrooms' from the morel enthusiast to the curious observer! All events take place at Jordon Block Park (Main & Rt 23/71N). Enjoy a large variety of handcrafted Vendors, Home Brewers Tasting Tent and Competition, Food and Music. And don't forget MOREL UNIVERSITY where you can learn to identify morels then take off for a guided hunt. We have set aside land JUST FOR YOU! Both hunts have limited availability. Registration fee $15 kids under 13 AND $30 for 13 and older. Cost at the door will be $25 for kids under 13 and $40 for 13 and older. For more information, contact the Ottawa Visitors Center at 815-434-2737

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