UConn College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Academic Programs Cooperative Extension System Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station

Scheduled activities and events

And, click here for a list of all-day exhibits in the Young Building quad

Click back often: New activities added frequently!

What

When

Where

UConn Morgan Drill Team Practice 10:30 Outdoor riding ring, next to Horse Unit 1 (Where's Horse Unit 1?)
Learn to make a corsage and take a tour of the newly renovated Floriculture Greenhouse and UConn Blooms

11:00 to 4:00

Tours start every 15 minutes

Corsage making all day

Floriculture Greenhouse (Where's the Floriculture Greenhouse?)
UCANRAA Alumni Sale 11:00

Alumni Sale and Auction Tent

W.B. Young Building quad

Meet the UConn Morgans 11:00 Horse Unit 1 (Where's Horse Unit 1?)
Live onsite broadcast by WILI 14 AM and I-98 FM 11:00 - 2:00 W.B. Young Building quad

Lunch! Lizzie's Curbside Cuisine

Starting at 11:00 In front of the W.B. Young Building
Hayrides 11:15 - 3:30

Starts at the Roy E. Jones Building entrance

(Where's the Roy E. Jones Building?)

Remembrance ceremony for UC Ringmaster

Click here for program

11:30 - noon Tent next to Horse Unit 1 (Where's Horse Unit 1?)
Lunch! The Connecticut Poultry Association will offer a BBQ: 1/2 grilled chicken, coleslaw, potato salad, roll, butter & drink for $10.00 About 11:30 until it's gone! Between the Ratcliffe Hicks Arena and Route 195
Tour the state-of-the-art, large-scale UConn Compost Facility Meet at 11:45
Bus will depart at 12:00
Visitors will return about 1:15

Meet at 11:45 at the Ornamental and Crop Plants tent sign in the W.B. Young quad.

Visitors will take a bus to the compost facility and return by bus after the tour.

Book signing by Helen Scanlon, author of My Horse, My Heart: The Morgan Horses of the University of Connecticut

After 1:00, Ms. Scanlon will be in the Agricultural and Companion Animals Tent in the W.B. Young Building quad.

12:00  Tent next to Horse Unit I (Where's Horse Unit 1?)
NEW!Don't Chicken Out! Hold That Hen! Learn about different kinds of poultry and how to properly hold a chicken, 12:00

Presentation Tent

W.B. Young Building quad

Sales of pre-scooped ice cream cups of UConn Creamery ice cream 12:00--4:00

W.B. Young Building quad

Guided hike in the UConn Forest
Approximately 2-hour guided by faculty members from the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment

Meet at 12:15
Bus will depart at 12:30
Hikers will return between 2:00 and 2:30

Meet at 12:15 at the sign for the Environment, Land Use and Wildlife Tent.

Hikers will take a short bus ride to the forest entry and will be picked up at the end of the hike.

Riverside Reptiles  Year of the Snake! Learn about these fascinating but often misunderstood reptiles.  How do they locate prey?  How do they eat?  How big do they grow?  Meet numerous species of snakes.  Learn about our native species and what we can do to conserve their habitat and ensure their survival. 12:30-1:30

Presentation Tent

W.B. Young Building quad

Book signing by Helen Scanlon, author of My Horse, My Heart: The Morgan Horses of the University of Connecticut 1:00 Agricultural and Companion Animals Tent
UCANRAA Auction 1:00

Alumni Sale and Auction Tent

W.B. Young Building quad

NEW!Don't Chicken Out! Hold That Hen! Learn about different kinds of poultry and how to properly hold a chicken, 2:00

Presentation Tent

W.B. Young Building quad

Cornucopia Cup polo match 2:00

Horsebarn Hill Arena (Where's the Horsebarn Hill Arena?)

You can walk or catch a hayride to get to the polo match, but hayrides will end before the match ends).

Please note that Horsebarn Hill will be closed to vehicular traffic from 10:45 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Drawing for Cornucopia Challenge prizes and the kayak (You need not be present to win)

4:00

Communications Tent

W.B. Young Building quad

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1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4035
Storrs, Connecticut 06269