Events Calendar

Student working the Forestry Forum's Christmas Tree Sale

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

Forestry Forum Christmas Tree Sale - November 29 to December 2 - Columbus
The Forestry Forum has Christmas trees and wreaths available to purchase.  Funds raised support scholarships and student activities. Hours and prices are listed here.

Annual Holiday Sale - November 30 to December 1 - Wooster, Ohio
The Holiday Sale is a great time to purchase poinsettias grown by ATI Greenhouse Management students as well as potted succulents from the Greenhouse Club.  The flower shop offers special holiday designs created by ATI Floral Design and Marketing students.  Find out more here.

Big Ten Championship Festivities - November 30 to December 1 - Indianapolis
Back the Buckeyes in Indianapolis! Join fellow alumni and fans at great events in anticipation of the 2018 Big Ten Championship Game.  The Alumni Club of Indianapolis invites Buckeyes to join them at a Happy Hour on November 30th at the downtown Champps from 6 to 8 p.m.  From 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, the Alumni Association hosts a fun pep rally and tailgate complete with Brutus, the spirit squad and TBDBITL. Learn more here.

EPN Breakfast Program - O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree - How Sustainable Are Thy Branches? - December 4 - Columbus
EPN collaborates with The Ohio Christmas Tree Association and Ohio State’s Forestry Forum student organization to explore the environmental sustainability trade-offs between real and artificial Christmas trees.  Mr. Blake Rafeld (former President of the National Christmas Tree Association) will share market statistics, sustainability implications and cultural trade-offs between real and fake trees.  Dr. Elizabeth Toman will present a life-cycle analysis of real and artificial Christmas trees that highlights the local and global supply chains of winter holiday decorations.  Registration is $10 and includes breakfast.  Small Food Processor Workshop takes place in Columbus on December 13.

Processed Meats Product Show - December 5 - Columbus
The Processed Meats class will present its final products on Wednesday, December 5, from 9:10 to 11:15 a.m. in 117 Animal Science Building, to visitors who want to taste and judge the students' creations. Individuals or teams will produce a variety of meat products, including proper labeling, a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) safety plan, and a marketing and advertising plan.  Also on display will be other products made by the class throughout the year, including various types of jerky, loafs, ham, bacon, deli-oven roasted chicken breast, roast beef, and beef pastrami. View the event flyer.

Wooster Science Cafe: The Science of Wine - December 5 - Wooster, Ohio
This event features a wine tasting and a discussion of the Science of Wine presented by Lisa Robbins and Todd Steiner of The Ohio State University.  Learn more here.

Small Food Processor Workshop - December 13 - Columbus
This workshop is intended for small (< $1 million in sales/year) producers of fermented, canned, and other shelf-stable foods. This one-day course is a hands-on opportunity for processors to develop their food safety documentation in small groups with individual coaching from instructors.  More information is available here.

Winter Solstice Celebration - December 13 - ColumbusLabyrinth path at Chadwick Arboretum.
Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Director Mary Maloney will give a brief overview of the labyrinth as a meditative tool at 6 p.m. and we will follow with a walk on the labyrinth, roasting chestnuts, hot chocolate, and 'smores. This is a free event. Parking is $2 an hour, and the parking kiosk is in the adjacent lot.  The location is the northeast corner of Agriculture Administration Building at 2120 Fyffe Rd.

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