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San Diego County, California

2021 Fab Feasts

Join the Volcan Mountain Foundation community as we come together in person once again to break bread and raise a toast.  There is something for everyone in this wonderful collection of Fab Feasts!

Register and pay by clicking on the Reservation icons below.

Questions or prefer to register by email or phone?  Contact us at info@volcanmt.org or 760-765-2300.

Events have limited seating.  Sign up today!

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Burgers and Craft Beer
Friday, July 9, 2021 4:30 pm

*** Sold Out ***

Kick-back with friends for a beautiful sunset evening and delicious dinner at Camp Stevens. You'll enjoy savory burgers, salads, dessert, and craft beer served on the Dining Hall patio. Vegetarian burgers are also available.

Finish with s'mores and songs by the campfire! 

Camp Stevens’ food philosophy centers on tasty, fresh-made meals that are sourced sustainably and locally (including, as often as possible, fruits, vegetables, and herbs from its three acres of gardens and farmland). 

Limited to 40 guests



Camp Stevens

Julian, CA


Mediterranean Dinner
Sunday, July 18, 2021 5 pm

*** Sold Out ***

Join hosts Pat and Darrell Straube for this very special dining event at their Eastwood Creek Ranch home in Julian. You'll dine on their hilltop patio, savoring the delicious cuisine from the Mediterranean while taking in views of the Volcan range. Appropriate wine will be served.

Lemon-Based Salad
Grilled Vegetables and Rice Pilaf
Armenian Lamb Shish Kebab
Pickled Walnuts
Baklava with Cognac

Limited to 20 guests


Darrell and Pat Straube Residence

Julian, CA



Little Women Afternoon Fête
Sunday, August 1, 2021 4 pm

*** Sold Out ***

Step back in time to Civil War-era New England with recipes from Jenne Bergstrom and Miko Osada's "The Little Women Cookbook."

We'll celebrate notable author and abolitionist Louisa May Alcott and her wonderful characters in "Little Women" as we sip lemonade, nibble on afternoon supper, and hold lively conversations at the table. For those who wish, attend in a fancy outfit — Amy would approve!

Menu includes: French Rolls, Roasted Chicken, Potted Ham, Cucumber Salad, Pickled Peaches, Federal Cake, Charlotte Russe, accompanied by Lemonade, Toast Water and Champagne (don’t tell Marmee!)

Hosted by Jenne and Vicki Bergstrom

Limited to 20 guests


Bergstrom Residence

Wynola, CA


Authentic Argentine Feast
Saturday, August 7, 2021 6 pm

*** Sold Out ***

Dine Like a Gaucho!

Dave and Kathie Rubenson will be preparing a memorable and exciting feast at their elegant Julian log cabin. With flavorful dishes such as matambre, empanadas, parillada, and alfajores woven into your evening, you will think that you've travelled to a ranch in Argentina.

Wines from Mendoza and Salta will also be served.

Limited to 12 guests


Bakd Apple Ranch

Julian, CA


Beer and Cheese Tasting
Saturday, August 21, 2021 6 pm

Taste the wonderful paring of craft beer and cheese at Nickel Beer Company in Julian. You'll enjoy four types of beer and cheese while Tom Nickel, owner of this popular brewery, talks about the different beers offered and the brewing process.

Whether you like rich, light, hop forward, mild, bitter, dry, sweet, savory, dark, or heavy, Nickel Beer has it with its selection of 16 taps of house brewed beer.

Limited to 50 guests


Nickel Beer Company

Julian, CA



Wine and Beer Paired Seven-Course Elevated Small Plate Dinner
POSTPONED, date TBD, 6:30 pm

Full service fine dining with a seven-course elevated small plate dinner.

Tasting pours of four Nickel Beer Company beers and four wines from Volcan Mountain Winery are included.

Your hosts are brewer and restauranteur Tom Nickel and chef Tyson Blake.

Limited to 60 guests


O'Brien's Pub

San Diego, CA

'Fab Feasts' are offered by friends of the Volcan Mountain Foundation (VMF) with proceeds benefitting VMF. For over 30 years VMF has engaged people and partners to ensure that the vital watershed sources, wildlands and wildlife of the Volcan Mountain Range remain protected, pristine and wondrous for all generations. Thank you to all who attend, and especially to our generous hosts for opening up their homes and donating their time and talent to support VMF's fundraising efforts in such a fun and delicious way!