Events Calendar

Cultivar trials at Cultivate17 event

Looking for a way to engage with faculty, alumni, or the community? Check out these upcoming events.

Cultivate17 Reception – July 17, 5:30 – 7:30pm   

See the 2017 cultivar trials and join us for a reception at The Ohio State University Cultivar Trials Open House in the Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens on Monday, July 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

The trials are a highlight of the annual Cultivate trade show held in Columbus that draws industry people from all over the world. The reception is hosted by Dr. Claudio Pasian, trial director and associate professor of Horticulture & Crop Science at Ohio State, and Mr. William Barnhill, trial manager.

Whether you are a horticulture professional, an admirer of pretty plants, or just looking for a chance to spend some time with CFAES alumni and friends, we’d love to see you there!

Let us know if you can make it by emailing



Buckeyes at King’s Island – July 22  Buckeyes at Kings Island - July 22nd, 2017

Join fellow Buckeyes for a day at Kings Island! Buckeyes will have exclusive access to the newest rollercoaster, Mystic Timbers, for an hour before the park opens. Guests will also enjoy performances from Ohio State groups, more than 100 world-class rides and attractions, including Soak City Waterpark, dazzling shows, and the award-winning Planet Snoopy.

To purchase your discounted ticket, visit the Alumni Association page.  


Chadwick Arboretum Open House - Sunday, July 23, 1-4pmCanoes at Chadwick Arboretum Open House.

Held at the Arboretum North site, which is just north of the Ohio 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Chadwick volunteers and staff will provide tours of the grounds as well as tours of the enCore Solar House. There will be fishing experts on site distributing lead-free sinkers and talking about the species of fish in the catch-and-release pond; a basket weaver will demonstrate his crafts among the willow collections; pollinator and bee experts will talk about habitat and what you can do to protect desired species in your yard; and plein air artists will be sketching and painting at various locations. Franklin County Master Gardeners will answer your gardening questions, and there will also be root beer floats. Canoes will be available throughout the day. This free event is a restful way to spend a summer afternoon. Free parking will be provided in lots adjacent to the site.