Events Calendar

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Here are some interesting events coming up that we thought you might like:

CFAES at The Ohio State Fair - July 25 to August 5 - Columbus, Ohio
Stop by the CFAES booth inside the Youth Center.  We'll have college updates, information for prospective students, and CFAES and 4-H alumni can enter to win two tickets to the Buckeyes' Homecoming Game on October 6th.  More information available here. 

Urban Farm Tour at Freshtown Farm - July 26 - Columbus, OhioFreshtown Farm
Take part in Franklin County Extension's Urban Farm Tour Series with a visit to a new urban farm in a residential neighborhood.  Learn more about the tour series here. 

Buckeyes at the Ballpark - July 30 - Dayton, Ohio
Join fellow Ohio State alumni in the Dayton area to cheer on the hometown Dragons as they face the Lansing Lugnuts. Registration is $15 and includes lunch.

CFAES Alumni Happy Hour - August 2 - Columbus, Ohio
Take a break from the fair food, show ring, barn or display booth to join your fellow CFAES Buckeyes for a drink! This event is at Fourth Street Bar & Grill - right next to the Ohio State Fair.  The more the merrier, so bring along other alums from our college you see on the fair grounds. More information here.  OSU Alumni Band

OSU Alumni Band Performance - August 5 - Worthington, Ohio
Catch the TBDBITL Alumni band at the concert on the green in Worthington.  The event is free and open to the public.  More information is available here.

Turfgrass Research & Technology Field Day - August 7 - Columbus, Ohio
Turf professionals can receive the latest information from the Ohio State Turf Team for managing healthy turfgrass and can test out new tools and technology to make their programs more efficient. Click here for the schedule and registration information.

Wild Tuesdays: Kristin Stanford on the Lake Erie Water Snake - August 7 - Put-in-Bay, Ohio
Kristin Stanford, from Ohio State's Stone Laboratory, will present on the Lake Erie Water Snake at the Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center.  More information is available here.  

COSI Farm Days - August 8 to 12 - Columbus, Ohio
Take the kids to learn where their food comes from by meeting local farmers and climb aboard tractors and even a combine. They can also test their driving skills on a pedal tractor course and even milk COSI’s fiberglass cow, Daisy.  More information is available here.   

Tick Safety Webinar - August 9 - Online
Dr. Nicky Gallagher will present on tick safety via a webinar for fellow CFAES alumni and friends from 7 - 7:30pm.  The webinar is free but requires pre-registration.  Email to reserve your spot.

Foodstock 2018 - August 11 - Dunwoody, Georgia
Work with other volunteers to pack more than 300,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger. Volunteers set up and take down packaging stations and equipment, fill bins with raw ingredients, scoop ingredients into meal bags, weigh and seal the bags, box and stack them on pallets,and load the pallets and equipment onto a truck.  Sign up here.Ohio State Day with the Columbus Crew

Ohio State Day with the Columbus Crew - August 11 - Columbus, Ohio
Join fellow Ohio State alumni and friends for a special prematch celebration. Then watch the Crew SC take on the Houston Dynamo.  Register here.

Precision Ag Day - August 14 - Wauseon, Ohio
The Northwest Ohio Precision Planter Day will focus on precision planters and feature discussions and demonstrations from equipment, seed, and technology professionals. The day’s topics will include variable rate seeding, precision placement, downforce options, and high-speed availability.  Schedule and registration information is here.

Buckeyes at Kings Island - August 18 - Mason, Ohio
Enjoy performances from The Capital Pride Band and Ohio State Jump Rope Club. There are more than 100 world-class rides and attractions, including Soak City Waterpark, dazzling shows, and the award-winning Planet Snoopy.  Register online.

Urban Farm Tour at Friends of the Homeless Garden - August 19 - Columbus, Ohio
Learn about urban farming efforts at this garden that helps the homeless. Learn more about the tour series here. 

Precision Ag Day: Data Management - August 19 - Milford Center, Ohio
Learn about data management in precision agriculture. The day will start with an overview of farm research and will continue with data management, data stewardship fundamentals, and troubleshooting along with much more. Click here for more information.

Pumpkin Field Night - August 23 - South Charleston, OhioPumpkin Field Night
Beginner and experienced growers will benefit from attending the pumpkin field night for research updates regarding cover crops, pest management, and new pumpkin and winter squash varieties.

2018 No-Till Summer Conference - August 29 - Wooster, Ohio
OSU Extension will host No-Till Field Day at OARDC. Extension staff will assist with afternoon sessions. This conference is for anyone interested in learning about keeping Ohio soils healthy and the newest and best ways to do just that.  Check out the agenda and register here. 

Fallfest & Homecoming - October 6 - Columbus, Ohio
Tickets for the CFAES Fallfest Tailgate and OSU's Homecoming Game against the Indiana Hoosiers are on sale now.  More details available here. 

Looking for more to do?  Upcoming events are frequently added to our events page.