Highlands Happy Hour

Happy Hour is an educational adult program where participants can participant in various food and drink tastings while discovering the science and history behind what they are trying! Happy hours are offered several evenings a year and take place in the Kieckhefer classroom at the Highland Center’s main campus.

Cider Science

Thursday, November 14th, 2019 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm at the Highlands Center

Eat, drink, and learn on this special evening with local cider producer Stoic Cider in the latest Highlands Center Happy Hour! In this program you will discover the science behind small batch cider production, as well as the importance of preserving apple genetic variation and our rich southwestern cultural heritage through orchards. A variety of selected hard ciders will be served along with appetizers that complement their unique flavors.

Must be 21+ to attend. $38 per person.10% discount for HCNH members. Cider and appetizers included with registration. 

Past Programs

Ethnomycology Happy Hour

Bob Gessner led us in this interactive workshop, where we discussed the history, fungus species, and the fermentation processes used in the production of foods and beverages prepared with fungi. Aimee demonstrated cooking gourmet meals with mushrooms and other fungal fermented foods. We tasted her mushroom crostini and truffle popcorn, as well as, sample other fungal fermentation products.