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2018 Beer Release Party & Optional Pre-Hike for New VMF-Nickel Beer Brew

Saturday evening, June 30th, come celebrate the tapping of VMF’s original charity brew--Headwaters Blonde--made weeks earlier by our 2018 Brew Day participants with Brewmaster Tom Nickel of Nickel Beer Company to celebrate national Great Outdoors Month!

Includes: light appetizers, two glasses of your choice of beer and door prizes.

AND....a fitting way to celebrate national Great Outdoors Month? By getting outdoors, of course! And also a great way to work up a thirst for some chilly brews.

2018 Brew Day Benefit for VMF at Nickel Beer Company with Brewmaster Tom Nickel on Saturday, June 2nd

The 2018 VMF-Nickel Beer Brew Day event has reached the maximum number of sign-ups. Boy, that was quick! Tom is now starting a waiting list...just in case. Contact Tom at tom@nickelbeerco.com or call the brewery at 760-765-2337 if you'd like to get on the waiting list.
And you can still sign up for the VIP Beer Release Party on Saturday, June 30th!

VMF Artists' Reception--Saturday, December 2nd, 3pm-5pm

Saturday, December 2nd, please join the Volcan Mountain Foundation from 3pm-5pm for a special artists' reception featuring art of Volcan Mountain created by Robert Treat and Adrianne Smits. REGISTER AT VOLCANMT.ORG/RECEPTION

Both Adrianne and Robert are 2017 recipients of the Joseph and Marjorie Rubenson Endowment for Art and Science at Volcan Mountain. The photographic and watercolor art pieces will be unveiled before heading on a three-month tour of San Diego County public galleries.

Cheesemaking 101: Camembert Class, Saturday May 14th

*** This event has sold out ***

Learn the craft of making Camembert. In this half-day workshop learn all about cheese making, including the history of pioneer cheese making in the San Diego mountains. Through a detailed demonstration of the Camembert process, hands-on activities and yes, cheese tasting, you'll come away with the recipes and knowledge to start making cheese in your own home!

Sustainable Urban Orchard Dinner in Poway, Date changed to Sunday, May 22nd

Enjoy a springtime alfresco dinner and the Baker’s organic urban orchard, sustained by grey water irrigation. You’ll learn about the exciting new San Dieguito River Watershed Explorers Program. Lynne Anne is co-chair of VMF’s Advisory Board, and past Executive Director of the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy. She will share the history and development of the new Program. This exciting new partnership brings underserved San Diego youth to the San Dieguito Watershed, exploring from the crest at VMF’s Volcan Mountain Nature Center to the coast at the San Dieguito Lagoon in Del Mar.

*** Sold Out*** Brew Day at Nickel Beer Company with Tom Nickel

Work side-by-side with Tom creating (and naming!) a new beer. Learn the initial brewing procedure and help with all the steps. Includes: Casual lunch at the brewery, an invitation to the VMF -- Nickel Beer Company VIP Beer Release Party, and 64 fl. oz. growler of the finished beer.

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 9am-1pm. Available for 8 participants at $100 per person.

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