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Pawpaw Tent Schedule

Sponsored by the North American Pawpaw Growers Association, The Pawpaw Foundation,
and the Ohio University Division of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

Time Topic
4:15 p.m.
Pawpaw Permaculture; a walkabout with Chris Chmiel, Integration Acres
5:15 p.m.
Saving the Land with Pawpaws and Mulberries, Weston Lombard, Farmer, Solid Ground Farm
6:15 p.m.
Pawpaw Jeopardy (pawpaw trivia game)

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

Time Topic
10:15 a.m.
So You Want to Grow Pawpaws; Jerry Lehman, North American Pawpaw Growers Association
11:15 a.m.
Pawpaw Research Update; Dr. Robert Brannan, Food Scientist, Ohio University
12:15 p.m.
Best Pawpaw Contest (winners announced after 1:15 pm presentation)
1:15 p.m.
Oddities of the American Persimmon and Pawpaw and their Cultivation' Jerry Lehman, Farmer
2:15 p.m.
Cooking with Pawpaws, Part 1; Sara Bir, Chef
3:30 p.m.
Brewers Roundtable w/ Optional Pawpaw Beer Tasting ($20/person, tickets purchased at the event)
5:15 p.m.
How to Incorporate Pawpaws in a Healthy Diet; Christine Zachrich, MS RDN, Ohio University
6:15 p.m.
Pawpaw Jeopardy (pawpaw trivia game) 
7:15 p.m.
Cooking with Pawpaws Part 2; Dave Rudie, Chef

Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

Time Topic
10:15 a.m.
Pawpaw 101, Gregg and Susan Hoertt; North American Pawpaw Growers Association
11:15 a.m.
Pawpaw Cookoff (winners announced after 12:30 pm presentation)
12:30 p.m.
Growing the Past: How the Pawpaw and other Ancient Indigenous Fruits and Crops May Build a Resilient Food System; Dr. Paul Patton, Archaeologist, Ohio University
11:15 a.m.
Pawpaw Flower Essence (with sampling); Dr. Katherine Ziff


Ohio Country Fair Tent Schedule

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

Time Workshop
6 p.m. Movie

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

Time Workshop
10:30 a.m.
Yoga
11:45 a.m.
Scyth workshop --meet outside tent
11:45 a.m.
CFI workshop
1p.m.
Julie Zickfoose “Baby Birds”
2:15 p.m.
TBA
3:30 p.m.
United Plant Savers: Agroforestry Products Besides Timber.
4:45 p.m.
Wool Processing Start to Finish with Heather Hoffman Delapena
6 p.m.
Contra Dancing

Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

Time Workshop
10:30 a.m.
Yoga
11:45 a.m.
DIY Biogas  Digesters with Kyle Look of Squeaky Duck Farm
1 p.m.
DIY Solar Generato with Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station
2:15 p.m. TBA

Kids Tent Schedule

Kids' Tent Schedule 2017 brought to you by Rising Appalachian Warriors (RAW) Summer Day Camps

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

From 4-8 p.m. the Kids Area offers 4 giant inflatable bounce houses, a mini obstacle course, the RAW sword making booth ($7/per sword), and the return of the Jelly Dome (a giant geodesic dome with swings, lights and climbing fun).

Time Workshop
4-5 p.m.
Traditional Storytelling with the Deer Hill Folk Tellers: Experience traditional regional folklore and old fashioned entertainment.
5-6 p.m.
Pawpaw Discovery Hike with Lawrence Greene: Explore the plants of Lake Snowden and learn native edibles, medicinals, and other useful plants.
6-7 p.m. Kids can kick contest brought to you by The Athens Soccer Academy: Test your skill at the kids' soccer shooting contest
7-8 p.m.
Primitive Fire Starting with Rural Action: Learn ancient techniques for cultivating fire and help us ignite the camp fire.
8-10p.m.
Campfire and Marshmallow Roasting

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. the Kids Area offers 4 giant inflatable bounce houses, a mini obstacle course, the RAW sword making booth ($7/per sword), and the return of the Jelly Dome (a giant geodesic dome with swings, lights and climbing fun).

Time Workshop
10-11 a.m.
Traditional Storytelling from the Deer Hill Folk Tellers: Experience traditional regional folklore and old fashioned entertainment.
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Yoga for the little ones: Come and do yoga though playful games, songs and stories. This kids yoga is ideal for ages 3 to 7.
12-1 p.m.
Kids can kick contest brought to you by The Athens Soccer Academy: Test your skill at the kids' soccer shooting contest
12-4 p.m.
Art Smash with "The Hive": The Integrated Services' The HIVE will be providing creative activities to excite your body and mind.
1-2 p.m.
Appalachian Insect Explorers presented by Camp Otyokwa: Explore the world of insects and learn how to find them in your own backyard!
1-2 p.m.
Community Mural Project with Artists Jacob Reid and Kasey Jones: Come splatter paint and participate in artistic expression as we co-create a giant mural.
2-3 p.m.
Music and movement for kids and their families. Sing, dance and play instruments with Athens Mini Maestros
3-5 p.m.
Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery "Museum Mix": Join us for a combo of your OVMoD favorites - inspired by our Messy Science and Messy Art days!
4-5 p.m.
Kids Yoga with Erin Pfaler: Come together to breathe, move, and play as we explore yoga poses and ideas. All ages welcome!
5-6 p.m.
Ugata Drum Crew Kids' Drum Circle: Come make some noise with Ugata's African Drum Class
6-7 p.m.
Sword Battle and other Boffing Games for all ages: Join us for an epic group sword fighting battle to the fake death. (borrow or buy a sword at Kids' Tent)
7-8 p.m.
Super fun activity TBA

Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Kids Area offers 4 giant inflatable bounce houses, a mini obstacle course, the RAW sword making booth ($7/per sword), and the return of the Jelly Dome (a giant geodesic dome with swings, lights and climbing fun).

Time Workshop
10-11a.m.

Pond Study with Rural Action: Bring your boots as we get up close to Lake Snowden discovering what critters and insects make their homes in the water.

11a.m.-12 p.m.
Creative Creations with Athens County Public Libraries: Join Rachel and Laura from the Athens County Public Libraries and craft your own creation with pipe cleaners, pony beads, fabric and foam.
12-1 p.m.
Community Mural Project with Artists Jacob Reid and Kasey Jones: Come splatter paint and participate in artistic expression as we co-create a giant mural.
1-2 p.m.
Ssssssssnakes: Experience exotic and native snakes and learn handling, identification, and interesting facts with Jacob Sheehan.
2-3 p.m.
Solar Tractor Wagon Ride brought to you by Upgrade Ohio: Take a ride on the solar powered, all electric tractor and learn about the benefits of solar electric.
3-4 p.m.
Capture the flag, scramble and other field games for all ages. Bring your friends and join the RAW Summer Camp staff for some competitive fun.

Pollinator Tent Schedule

Click here to see our list of exhibits.
Children’s Activities will be provided by Kris Kline from

Butterfly Ridge Conservation Center

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

Time Presentation
4-4:15 p.m.
Barbara Velez Barbosa – Welcome
4:15-5 p.m.
Dave Ackerman  – Learn About Our Forest & Public Lands 
5-6 p.m.
Erik Stevenson – How Pollinators & Permaculture Work Together

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

Time Presentation
10 a.m.
Jenny Richards, Naturalist“Discoveries of  Shawnee Forest”
11 a.m.
Stormy Gibson from Ohio Wildlife Center“Wild for Wildlife
12 p.m.
Craig Biegler  – Moths as Pollinators
­­­­***Moths on Exhibit- Starting at 10 a.m.
1 p.m.
Brandon Parks – Urban & Suburban Design Specialist
***Natives In Harmony- Native Plants for Purchase
2 p.m.
Chris KlineButterfly Ridge- Basic Butterfly Gardening
*** Books by Author Chris Kline & BRCC  T-Shirts For Sale
3 p.m.
Sharon TreasterBees Various Perspectives
4 p.m.
Stefan GleissbergBird Conservation
5-6 p.m.
Sharon Treaster Presentation & Discussion Phenology
Relationships of Climate Change/Animals/Plant Interface
7-9:30 p.m.
CHILDREN'S MOVIES – WALL-E & THE LORAX
9:30-11 p.m.
COME & VIEW  Moths at night by SHEET & BLACK LIGHT

Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

Time Presentation
10 a.m.
Sarah Dalton, Monarch Watch – Lifecycle of the Monarch
***Visit the Monarch Lady’s Tent see Monarchs & MORE…
11 a.m.
Barbara Velez Barbosa, NWF – Creating a Wildlife Habitat 
12 p.m.
Brandon ParksNative Color Year Round
1 p.m.
Teresa CaldwellAthens County Milkweed Seed Collection & Monarch/Pollinator Habitat Building Efforts
2 p.m.
Chris Kline, Butterfly Ridge Conservation Center – Moths as Pollinators
3 p.m.
MaLisa SpringUnconventional Pollinators & Where to Find Them        
4 p.m.
Zella Nisley, MGVAthens Gardens & the  Pollinator they Attract