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Nature on Tap: Santa’s Magic Mushroom – A Look at the Role of the Fly Agaric Mushroom in the Mythology of Santa

Thursday, December 8, 2022,
7:30 pm
to 8:30 pm

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Note: This was originally advertised as taking place on December 15, but is actually taking place on December 8. Apologies for any confusion!

A vintage holiday card featuring soma mushrooms. (image © Medium / Mustapha Itani)

You’ll look at Santa in a whole new light after Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol reveals the fascinating link between the divine soma mushroom and the origins of Jolly Old Saint Nick. Celebrate the season with a night where mythology meets natural history. Drinks on you, stories on us!

7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Nova Arts in Keene. Space is limited, and registration is recommended. For more information, including questions about accessibility, please contact Susie.

Co-sponsored by the Harris Center for Conservation Education and Nova Arts.


Thursday, December 8, 2022
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Susie Spikol
(603) 525-3394


Nova Arts
48 Emerald Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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