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Pawpaw Tent Schedule

Brought to you by The Pawpaw Foundation, The North American Pawpaw Growers Association, and the Ohio University Division of Food and Nutrition Sciences.

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Time Workshop
4:15 p.m.
Pawpaw Permaculture; Chris Chmiel, Integration Acres
5:15 p.m.
Post-Carbon Agriculture; Weston Lombard, Farmer
6:15 p.m.
Pawpaw Jeopardy (pawpaw trivia game)

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Time Workshop
10:15 a.m.
So You Want to Grow Pawpaws; Tony Russell, Grower
11:15 a.m.
Author Andrew Moore Discusses his Book Pawpaw: In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit; with book signing to follow
12:15 p.m.
Pawpaw and Other Native Foods in Prehistoric SE Ohio; Dr. Paul Patton, Archeologist
1:15 p.m.
Best Pawpaw Contest  
2:15 p.m.
Cooking with Pawpaws I: Sara Bir, Writer, Chef, and Food Librarian
3:15 p.m.
Brewing with Pawpaws; Roundtable Discussion with Brewers
4:15 p.m.
Pawpaw 101, Greg and Susan Hoertt, NAPGA
5:15 p.m.
Author Darrin Nordahl Discusses his Book Eating Appalachia; with book signing to follow
6:15 p.m.
Pawpaw Jeopardy (pawpaw trivia game) 
7:15 p.m.
Cooking with Pawpaws II: Chef Dave Rudie, Parkersburg Country Club

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Time Workshop
10:15 a.m.
Kefir Making; Warren Taylor of Snowville Creamery
11:15 a.m.
Pawpaw Cookoff

Ohio Country Fair Tent Schedule

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Time Workshop
4:10 p.m.
Monarchs 101-- Barbara Velez Barbosa -Learning about the Monarch, Lifecycle, and Migration Loraine McCosker Creating a Garden to Support the Monarch
5:15 p.m.
Gale Martin--- Plants for Pollinators: A Collection of Natives in Harmony’s Favorites
6:30 p.m.
Bee Keeping
7:45 p.m.
Cheryl Harner - The Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly-- Lots of Paw-tential!— Learn about the Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly and its relationship to the Pawpaw tree
9 p.m.
Food and Water Watch sponsored Movie will be GMO OMG

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Time Workshop
10 a.m.
10 a.m.
Inhale Yoga Studio: Yoga with Alexandra MacPherson
11:15 a.m.
Tai Chi
12:30 p.m.
Gluten Free Baking­ Michelle Pride & Erika Gray 
2:15 p.m.
Sustainable Living in an Earthship­ Annie Warmke of Blue Rock Station
3:30 p.m.
Growing a Seed Savers' Garden and How to Save Seeds
5:45 p.m.
The Art and Craft of Brain Tanning­Talcon Fuller of Necromancy Creations
7 p.m.
Battle Demo and presentation by the Society for Creative Anachronisms (SCA)

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Time Workshop
10 a.m.
Inhale Yoga Studio: Yoga with Jennie Klein
11:15 a.m.
Tai Chi­ Warren and Victoria Taylor
12:30 p.m.
Flint Knapping­ Chris Miller 
1:30 p.m.
Gary Nahban on the Main Stage
2:30 p.m.
Q&A/Booksigning in Ohio Country Fair Tent

Kids' Tent Schedule

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

In addition to the hourly offerings listed below, from 4pm to 8pm enjoy 4 giant bounce houses from Meigs Inflatables, Midway style carnival games ($1 per game: cash only), the Pawpaw Gauntlet Obstacle Course, and more. Zambia Soccer Donation Station open 4-8pm. Please, bring unwanted soccer equipment to donate to children in Zambia.

Time Workshop
4 p.m.
Zambia Soccer Donation Station and Shooters Gallery: Accepting donations of soccer equipment of all kinds and money to ship the supplies to children in Zambia. Bring your unneeded gear to help a good cause. Open 4pm to 8pm.
4 p.m.
Way Down Yonder in the Pawpaw Patch: a Discovery Hike with Naturalist Lawrence Greene
Explore the wilderness of Lake Snowden and meet interesting plants and animals.
5 p.m.
Taekwondo basics with Tad Albano
5:45 p.m.
Homing Pigeons Presented by Ohio Valley Dove Release
A brief discussion about the care and training of homing pigeons, and how they find their way back to the loft.  ....ending with a release of homers from the festival. 
6 p.m.
Kids' yoga! With Renee Ripple
Play yoga games, move to songs, illustrate stories with poses, and imitate animals. These classes focus on playful yoga and connecting breath with movement. Ideal for pre-schoolers and kindergartners, ages 3-6.
7 p.m.
Factory Street Studio Presents: Hip Hop & Creative Dance
A high energy, fun exploration of hip hop fundamentals emphasizing rhythm, shapes, and body isolations. Appropriate for students 8+, no previous experience required. FSS promotes personal growth, self-esteem, and cooperative spirit through dance education. Presenter: Elizabeth Atwell Brumley.

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

In addition to the hourly offerings listed below, from 10am to 8pm enjoy 4 giant bounce houses from Meigs Inflatables, Midway style carnival games ($1 per game: cash only), performances from Professor Bubblemaker's Eclectic Entertainments, the Pawpaw Gauntlet Obstacle Course, the Community Mural Project from 10-11:30, 1-2:30, and 4-5:30pm, and new this year: Humans Vs Zombies from 6-9pm .

Time Workshop
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Mural Painting Project with artists Jacob Reid and Kasey Jones
Group painting sessions from 10-11:30, 1-2:30, 4-5:30.
11 a.m.
Kids Yoga with Inhale Yoga Studio
Join Allie, of Inhale Yoga Studio, for an hour of fun-filled kids yoga using positive themes, stories and imagination while introducing flowing, spirited sequences, increasingly challenging balancing poses, and imaginative relaxation tools to nurture the growing independence in children. 
12 p.m.
Padded Sword Construction with Rising Appalachian Warriors followed by boffing battle
1 p.m.
All About the Chicken: Presented by Jen Jones and Michelle Miller of Turtle Hill Farm:
Learn about the inner workings of a chicken, egg production, growth patterns and a chance for hands-on with baby chicks!
2 p.m.
Athens Mini Maestros demo class: music and movement for kids
3 p.m.
Kids Drum Circle and dancing with Ugata Drum Crew
4 p.m.
Hoolu Hooping with Tasha Seiter
5 p.m.
Martial Arts and Movement Demo featuring Athens Ohio Ki-Aikido, Parkour from RAW Movement, and others TBA
5:45 p.m.
Homing Pigeons Presented by Ohio Valley Dove Release
A brief discussion about the care and training of homing pigeons, and how they find their way back to the loft.  ....ending with a release of homers from the festival. 
6 p.m.
Soccer Skills Clinic hosted by the Athens Soccer Academy
6 - 9 p.m.
Humans Vs Zombies event from 6-9 p.m.
Nerf guns and sock bombs provided for first 20 participants
7 p.m.
7 p.m.
Zambia Soccer Donation Station and Shooters Gallery: Accepting donations of soccer equipment of all kinds and money to ship the supplies to children in Zambia. Bring your unneeded gear to help a good cause. Open 7pm to dark.

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

In addition to the hourly offerings listed below, from 10am to 4pm enjoy 4 giant bounce houses from Meigs Inflatables, Midway style carnival games ($1 per game: cash only), the Pawpaw Gauntlet Obstacle Course, and more.

Time Workshop
10 a.m.

Interactive Pond Study with Rural Action Environmental Education Team
Discover what lurks beneath the surface of Lake Snowden.

11 a.m.
Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery Presents: activity TBA
12 p.m.
Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery Presents: activity TBA
12 p.m.
Arts and Crafts with Sycamore Run Early Childhood Center. Arts and crafts table open from 12 to 3 p.m. for your creative enjoyment
1 p.m.
Athens Mini Maestros demo class: music and movement for kids
2 p.m.
Pawpaw Cooking for Kids: Make and enjoy delicious fresh pawpaw salsa with Melissa Christian
3 p.m.
Plant ID and Use Walk with Primitive Skills Teacher Talcon Quinn

 


East of the River Shawnee Presentation Schedule

Schedule coming soon...

 


Pawpaw Gauntlet Obstacle Course

Click here for details about the Pawpaw Gauntlet Obstacle Course.

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Time Activity
4 -8 p.m.
Practice and Free Play

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Time Activity
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Practice and Free Play
2 - 4 p.m.

Youth Pawpaw Gauntlet Run Contest
Age groups:
7 years old and under
8 to 12 years old
13 to 17 years old
Prizes for each age group for fastest time, best performance, and more. Register at the entrance anytime before you run. Contestants for the three age groups can sign up and run a timed lap anytime between 2pm and 4pm.

4 - 8 p.m.
Practice and Free Play

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Time
Activity

8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Practice and Free Play
12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Adult Pawpaw Gauntlet Run Contest
Age groups
18-39
40+
Mixed Ages (teams of children and adults, or 18-39 and 40+)
Prizes for each age group, plus fastest all female team, fastest overall, and more. Teams can register and compete any time during contest hours (12:30 - 3:30).


Upgrade Energy Village

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Set-up and Welcome to the 2015 Pawpaw Festival (EV Riders launch)

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Time Workshop
11 a.m.
Applachian Renewable Energy Consumer Cooperative
12 p.m.
Sarah Conley-Ballew, UpGrade Athens County
1 p.m.
Roger Wilkens, Southeast Ohio Public Energy Council
2 p.m.
Geoff Greenfield, Third Sun Solar
3 p.m.
Keynote speaker: David Wilhelm
4 p.m.
Randall Gabriel, Athena Solar Power
5 p.m.
Applachian Renewable Energy Consumer Cooperative

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Time Workshop
Morning
Energy Demonstrations
12 p.m.
Ohio University Climate Action Now! & Ohio University Sierra Student Coalition
Afternoon
Revealing of Neighborhood Association Competition winner!

Keep your eye on the prize, UpGraders!


Baby Care Tent Schedule

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Time Workshop
4 p.m.
Pregnancy, labor, and postpartum support: meet and greet with local birth workers
6 - 7 p.m.
Partner yoga with Laura Post

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Time Workshop
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Free Temporary Tattoos
1 - 3 p.m.
Nurse and chat with La Leche League of Ohio
4 - 5 p.m.
Reusable and cloth options for family and home
6 - 7 p.m.
Family yoga with Laura Post
6:30 - 7 p.m.
Sunset meditation for families

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Time Workshop
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Help Me Grow
1 - 3 p.m.
Nurse and chat with La Leche League of Ohio

Pollinator/Butterfly Tent Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Time Workshop
10 a.m.
Carolyn and Larry Turner will share “Monarch Rearing and Community Education”
Carol will share many stories of the lives she and Larry have changed by educating others in communities throughout Ohio on rearing and releasing Monarchs
11 a.m.
Barbara Velez Barbosa -How to Rear, Tag and Release Monarchs
Barbara will share MLMP a Citizen Science Project sponsored by Wild Ones Columbus
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Monarch Exhibit OPEN
Come visit the Monarchs with Carolyn & Larry Turner
12 -2 p.m.
Betti Calhoun, Joe Brehm - Children’s Butterfly Activities.
Have fun with Betti doing activities learning about butterflies. Joe will lead a hike looking for wildlife and native plants in our surroundings.
1 p.m.
Frank Porter—Native Plants-Our Forgotten Natural Heritage
Frank, author of “Back to Eden,” will have books available to purchase, and be set up for book signing
2 p.m.
Nathan Johnson, Ohio Environmental Council- Forests of Ohio--Old Growth
Do old growth trees have a place in Ohio’s public forests? Let’s ask Nathan
3 p.m.
Chris Kline - Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds to Your Home Landscape
Chris will share his journey in creating a haven for butterflies and hummingbirds. Chris’s book, Butterfly gardening with native plants will be available to purchase and be set up for book signing
4 p.m.
Barbara Velez Barbosa—National Wildlife Federation Certified Backyard Habitat Process
Barbara will go through the step to get your backyard certified by NWF
5 p.m.
Brandon Parks— Designing with Natives: Incorporation of Natives into your Landscapes
Brandon will share the steps and process of designing new or add to an existing garden
6 p.m.
Loraine McCosker -Monarch Waystation Project and Monarch Migration
Loraine will share how to make a waystation and why it’s needed for Monarch migration
8 p.m.
Film --More Than Honey –(In Pollinator Tent)

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Time Workshop
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Kevin Clark - Larva Comes to Life Exhibit— OPEN FROM 10 am to 3 pm
Come and hold a variety of caterpillars, from scary to soft. Bring your camera and get a photo!
11 a.m.
Nancy Walker and Zella Nisley – Athens County Master Gardeners- Athens Children’s Garden Nancy & Zella will share how they created a pollinator garden for the community.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Monarch Exhibit OPEN
Come visit the Monarchs with Sarah Dalton
12 -12:45 p.m.
Janice Brewer—OU Food Studies student
Janice will share how she is growing a pollinator garden at Ohio University Ecohouse
12:45 - 1:30 p.m.
Connie Davidson— Creating the Native Wistendahl Garden
The garden is located on the west side of the Mansfield House at the entrance to the Community Center. Frank Porter and a small group of volunteers are created a native plant garden behind the tourism bureau. Native plants serve as a habitat for wildlife namely butterflies and other insects.
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Sarah Dalton- Butterfly Story Hour
Come relax and enjoy Lavender Tea with Sarah as she shares her many stories
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Kristin and BJ Powers - Powers Farm Supporting Pollinators
Kristin and BJ share how what pollinators benefit a farming community’s garden
3:30 - 5 p.m.
Sarah Dalton MLMP Monarch Larva Monitoring Project, Citizen Science
Sarah, Regional Trainer for Monarch Watch, will share Monarch Larva Monitoring Project (MLMP) what it is and how it is used with volunteers, from across the United States and Canada, in Monarch research. Please bring paper and something to write with to take notes.