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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. 16, 2016

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. 17, 2016

Time Topic
10:15 a.m.
So You Want to Grow Pawpaws; Presented by North American Pawpaw Growers Association
11:15 a.m.
Pawpaw in Prehistoric SE Ohio; Dr. Paul Patton, Archaeologist
12:15 p.m.
Best Pawpaw Contest
1:15 p.m.
Pawpaw Research Update; Rob Brannan, Food Scientist
2:15 p.m.
Cooking with Pawpaws, Part 1; Sara Bir, Chef
3:30 p.m.
Brewers Roundtable w/ Optional Beer Tasting ($15/person, tickets purchased at the event)
5:15 p.m.

1916: The Modern Pawpaw is Born; Andrew Moore, Author

6:15 p.m.
Pawpaw Jeopardy (pawpaw trivia game) 
7:15 p.m.
Cooking with Pawpaws Part 2; Dave Rudie, Chef

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Time Topic
10:15 a.m.
Pawpaw 101, Presented by North American Pawpaw Growers Association
11:15 a.m.
Pawpaw Cookoff

 


Ohio Country Fair Tent Schedule

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Time Workshop
4:45 p.m.
Soil Carbon, Biochar, Climate and Health by Mark Cohen and Dale Hendricks
6 p.m.
Bystander Intervention: A Community Tactic for Combating    Harassment and Sexual Assault
7:30 p.m.
Film: Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Time Workshop
10:15 a.m.
Yoga with Athens Yoga led by Jen Mainelli and D.J. Fuller
10:30 a.m.
Scythe demo and Race with John Stock. Meet at the entrance to the Ohio Country Fair Tent.
11:30 a.m.
Horse Farming in Appalachia with John Hutchison
12:45 p.m.
“Harvesting the Past, Feeding the Future” with Dr. Paul Patton
2 p.m.
DIY Seed Cleaning Equipment with Community Food Initiatives
3:15 p.m.
Seed Swap with Community Food Initiatives
4:15 p.m.
Flint Knapping
5:30 p.m.
Vegetable Based Hide Tanning with Talcon Quinn of Necromancy Creations
6:45 p.m.
Landscaping with Natives for Life-Chris Kline¸ Butterfly Ridge and Franklin Conservatory

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Time Workshop
10:15 a.m.
Yoga with Athens Yoga led by Jen Mainelli and D.J. Fuller
11:30 a.m.
Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative,  Kim Chapman
12:45 p.m.
Build Your Own Solar Generator with Jay Warmke
1:15 p.m.
Main Stage: Keynote address by Lyle Estill
3 p.m.
Q&A with Lyle Estill



Kids' Tent Schedule

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

From 4-8 p.m. the Kids Area offers 4 giant inflatable bounce houses, a mini obstacle course, the RAW sword making booth ($5/per sword), and new this yeas the Jelly Dome (a giant geodesic dome with swings, lights and climbing fun). The Athens Soccer Academy Shooters Gallery will be open for free play and games.  Join The Red Team of Athens for a game of Humans Vs. Zombies beginning at 6:30 pm.

Time Workshop
4-5 p.m.
Bystander Intervention with People's Justice League: Learn safe, effective strategies for promoting safer schools and communities by standing up for yourselves and each other in the face of bullying and other harassing behaviors.
4-6 p.m.
Art Smash with Kim and Patty.Arts and crafts booth, games, and fun with local artists Patty Mitchel and Kimberly Jackson
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.
Elemental Flow Arts: Join us for exercises and games of awareness, self expression, and flow.  Possibly even transform into different animals.
6-7 p.m.
Kids can kick contest brought to you by The Athens Soccer Academy: Kids soccer shooting contest.
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Humans Vs. Zombies (HVZ) brought to you by the Red Team of Athens: "Children of all ages can join us for an exciting and easy to play game of Humans vs. Zombies until sundown (nerf guns provided)"
7-8 p.m.
Camp fire and Stories from the Appalachian Folk Tellers: Enjoy the three best forms of old fashioned entertainment: fire, stories, and marshmallows.

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

From 10 a.m. -8 p.m. the Kids Area offers 4 giant inflatable bounce houses, a mini obstacle course, the RAW sword making booth ($5/per sword), and new this yeas the Jelly Dome (a giant geodesic dome with swings, lights and climbing fun). The Athens Soccer Academy Shooters Gallery will be open for free play and games.  Join The Red Team of Athens for a game of Humans Vs. Zombies beginning at 6:30 pm.

Time Workshop
10-11 a.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.
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Stories & Circle Games with Athens County Public Libraries.: Join children's librarians for what they do best: stories and games.
12-1 p.m.
Art Smash with Kim and Patty.Arts and crafts booth, games, and fun with local artists Patty Mitchel and Kimberly Jackson
12-1 p.m.
Kids can kick contest brought to you by The Athens Soccer Academy: Kids soccer shooting contest.
1-2 p.m.
Kids Yoga! Come and do playful and active yoga for little ones through storytelling, songs and games!
2-3 p.m.
Athens Mini Maestros Music and Movement for Kids Demo Class: Sing, dance and play music with Ms. Liesbeth at the kids tent.
2-3 p.m.
Community Mural Project with Artists Jacob Reid and Kasey Jones: Participate in artistic creation as we paint a giant mural.
3-4 p.m.
Ugata Drum Crew Kids Drum Circle: Come make some noise with Ugata's African Drum Class
4-4:15 p.m.
Ohio Valley Dove Release: Experience the dramatic release of homing pigeons and learn the history and techniques.
4:15-5 p.m.
Make Pawpaw Salsa with Mel and Deanna
5-6 p.m.
Martial Arts and Parkour Demonstration: Watch local practitioners show off there moves at this exhibition.
5-6 p.m.
Recycled Craft- Let's Make Butterflies!  Come make Zebra Swallowtail butterflies out of recycled materials with Rural Action's Zero Waste Program!
6-7 p.m.
Mini Pawpaw Gauntlet Race for Kids: Jump over hay bales, balance across tight ropes, and swing and hurdle through a mini obstacle course.
6-8 p.m.
Community Mural Project with Artists Jacob Reid and Kasey Jones: Local artists will help you add your touch to a giant group mural.
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Humans Vs. Zombies (HVZ) brought to you by the Red Team of Athens: "Children of all ages can join us for an exciting and easy to play game of Humans vs. Zombies until sundown (nerf guns provided)"
7-8 p.m.
Sword Fighting Battle: Join us for an epic group sword fighting battle to the fake death.

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. the Kids Area offers 4 giant inflatable bounce houses, a mini obstacle course, the RAW sword making booth ($5/per sword), and new this yeas the Jelly Dome (a giant geodesic dome with swings, lights and climbing fun).

Time Workshop
9-10a.m.
Fire Making and Campfire Cooking: Kids ages 4+ and invited to to learn about fire making and cooking over a camp fire. Kids will enjoy a simple breakfast thanks to Girls' Nature Camp and The Appalachian Progressive Education Center.
10-11a.m.

Camp Oty'Okwa's Appalachian Insect Explorers: Explore the world of insects and learn how to find them in your own backyard!

11a.m.-12 p.m.
Factory Street Studio Presents Teamwork Dance for Kids and Families: Swing, roll and fly around with help from your friends! Megan Yankee will guide students of all ages through simple exercises that increase empathy and cover the a few basic developmental movement patters.
11a.m.-1 p.m.
"Fall for Science!" brought to you by The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery: an exploration of science in our world. Featuring collaborations with OU faculty and local community members to dig in and discover the world of science through physics, chemistry, engineering, and more!
12-1 p.m.
Sword Fights with Rising Appalachian Warriors: RAW Camp staff will lead a series of games involving padded swords.
1-4 p.m.
Art Smash with Kim and Patty.Arts and crafts booth, games, and fun with local artists Patty Mitchel and Kimberly Jackson
2-3 p.m.
Capture the flag, scramble, and other field games: Meet at the kids tent then head out to the game field for some exciting games and fun competition.
3-3:15 p.m.
Ohio Valley Dove Release: Experience the dramatic release of homing pigeons and learn the history and techniques.

East of the River Shawnee Presentation Schedule

 

Offered All Weekend:

Flintknapping Demonstrations
Survival Skills of the Shawnee
Traditional Craftmaking & Art
Shawnee Wisdom: Our Elders, Our Voice

Stop by and see us! Ask questions, learn more about Shawnee culture and enjoy the experience along with us.

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Time Presentation
11 a.m.
Modern Day American Indians
12 p.m.
The Roles of Women in Traditional Native Society
1 p.m.
Traditional Shawnee Children’s Stories
2 p.m.
Are You Native, Too? Genealogy Forum
3 p.m.
Shawnee Medicine & Modern Applications
4 p.m.
The Drum: The Heartbeat of Mother Earth
5 p.m.
The Original North American Environmentalists

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Time Presentation
12 p.m.
Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women Discussion
1 p.m.
Native Music: Songs of the Ancestors and Today
2 p.m.
Indian Mascots: Why It’s Not Okay

Pollinator Tent Schedule

Click here to see our list of exhibits.

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Time Presentation
4 p.m.

Why plant for pollinators. Barbara Veles Barbosa, Wildones. 

5 p.m.

How to make your garden come alive! Garden Certifications-- National Wildlife Federation, Monarch Waystations, Xerces pollinator, and others. Loraine McCosker, People for Pollinators, Sierra Club.

6 p.m.
Honey Bees- Sharon Treaster- Central Ohio Bee Keepers

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Time Presentation
10 a.m.
Update on Monarchs – Loraine McCosker
11 a.m.

Tree & Pollinators-Ann Bonner, Urban Forester, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

12 p.m.

Young Naturalists with Joe Brehm, Rural Action.

12:45 p.m.

Hike with Rural Action young naturalists and Joe Brehm.  Parents must attend!

1 p.m.

Pollinator Partnership Action Plan, Pollinator Health Task force discussion and the Wayne National Forest. People for Pollinators, Sierra Club. 

2 p.m.

Flies as pollinators with Bekka Brodie PhD.

3 p.m.

Benefits of Attracting Pollinators on the Farm– Kristin Robinson & BJ Powers,  Powers Farm

3:30 p.m.

Butterfly Ridge, How to Attract Butterflies –Author Chris Kline (Book Signing)

4:30 p.m.

Permaculture Everyday. Eric Peterson, PDC Certified, co-founder, Wood & Stone

5:30 p.m.

Year Round Color Using Native Plants- Brandon Parks, Natives in Harmony

7:30 p.m.
Film- “Hometown Habitat" by Kathy Zimmerman, Doug Tallamay

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Time Presentation
7 a.m.

Birding with Stefan Gleissberg, Athens Birders (for those staying at Lake Snowden)

10 a.m.

Monarch Life Cycle—Sarah Dalton

11 a.m.

Release &Tagging of Monarchs with the Monarch Lady- Sarah Dalton

11:30 a.m.

Birding basics with Stefan Gleissberg and learn about the new nature center of Athens.

2 p.m.

Pollinator Gardening with Natives -Teresa Caldwell, Athens Soil and Water Conservation District, Education Specialist

3 p.m.

Backyard Pollinator Gardening- Zella Niseley, Athens Master Gardeners

4 p.m.

Last Chance to buy Ohio Genotype Species Native Plants – Natives in Harmony          


Family Care Tent Schedule

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Athens County WIC will also be at the tent throughout the weekend with
educational materials and nutrition information for families who wish to learn more!

Time Presentation
5-6 p.m.

Healthy Birth Practices Workshop with Cradled in Joy Birth Services. Learn the 6 evidence-based practices that are designed to help you have a healthy and empowering birth!

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Time Presentation
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
GroVia Sensory Station. Learn the importance of sensory input with water play, sensory bins, oobleck, kinetic sand, and more!
1-3 p.m.

Nurse & Chat with Julie Gladney, IBCLC, of Ebb & Flow Lactation Services. Sit back and relax as you nurse and ask your breastfeeding questions with a professional!

4-5 p.m.

Self Care Workshop for Mamas and Papas. When you take care of yourself, you can take care of your family! Learn a few relaxation techniques and make a relaxing natural spa treat to take home!

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Time Presentation
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Sustainable Home, with Rachel Szostek: Cloth and reusable options for the home and family.