Wild Cowichan delicacies will delight

Celebrate the wild edible treats of the Cowichan Valley at the Salmon and Mushroom Festival at Lake Cowichan on Sept. 27-28.

Proceeds will go towards the education of Cowichan Valley students in the natural sciences.

This popular event takes place over a Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Cowichan’s Centennial Hall (located next to the arena).

Admission is only $2 and children get in for free.

Festival events include mushroom identifications, cooking of delicious salmon and mushroom delicacies, a mushroom slide show, and expertly guided Sunday field trips (registration and payment of a fee is required on site).

Along with a market of local arts and crafts and baked goods, there will also be a variety of local mushrooms plus displays by vendors and groups like the Salmon Enhancement Society and the Cowichan Lake and River Stewardship Society.

For more information check out salmonmushroomfestival.com or phone 1-250-749-6291.