OTTAWA — Ottawa’s Annual Midwest Morel Fest is 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday in Ottawa. This festival offers “everything mushrooms” from the morel enthusiast to the curious observer. All events take place at Jordan Block Park at Main Street and Route 23. This year there’s a Morel Market, a large variety of handcrafted vendors, home brewers tasting tent and competition, food and music and Morel University where you can learn to identify morels and then take off for a guided hunt.
The cost at the door is $50 for adults and $35 for kids 12 and under.
For more information, visit www.pickusotawail.com or call (815) 434-2737.