2013 Entertainment Schedule

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ENTERTAINMENT STAGE (Rear parking lot of Townsend Hall next to the UDairy Creamery)

10:30 a.m. Tater Patch
A folk music group that includes CANR's own Dr. Judy Hough-Goldstein, professor in CANR's Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
11:15 a.m. Welcome to Ag Day: A greeting from our college's dean, Dr. Mark Rieger
11:45 p.m. The Hook
A modern and alternative rock group whose band members include Dr. Greg Shriver and Vince D'Amico of  CANR's Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
12:45 p.m. The Essentials
A band that enjoys playing a variety of contemporary songs, who that loves the diversity of being able to keep a crowd of multiple generations dancing and having a great time together, featuring Dan Sarkissian, CANR's Director of Development on drums and vocals
1:45 p.m. Dodging Cupid
A classic rock and roll band from the Delaware Valley, featuring Dr. Tom Ilvento, professor in CANR's Department of Food
and Resource Economics

EDUCATIONAL DEMONSTRATION SCHEDULE ((Locations throughout the venue)

*Demonstrations operating all day include the Insect Zoo in Townsend Hall 009, a live herpetology display in the Townsend Hall Commons, a wood carving demo featuring vendor For Woodness Sake, an ornithology lab in the lobby of Townsend Hall, and more!

10:00 a.m. Beehive Demo (Bees area)
Tree climbing
(Bartlett Tree Services)
Feeding a Hungry Planet
(Demo tent)
10:30 a.m. Planting Tomatoes (Demo Tent)
11:00 a.m. Animal Training 101 (Live bird area)
Join us for an informative session and learn concepts in behavior and
training. Birds will demonstrate how desired behaviors can be
solicited and maintained using positive reinforcement based training
method. Learn how training concepts can be applied to your own
pet cat, dog or pig at home. Program provided by Behavior and
Training Solutions.

Raising Broiler Chickens (Demonstration Tent)
Sheep Shearing (Animal Science Tent)
Healthy Food Access: Food Deserts (132 Townsend Hall)
11:15 a.m. Welcome to Ag Day: Please turn your attention to the Entertainment Stage for a welcome
from CANR Dean, Mark Rieger
11:30 a.m. How to Grow a Pizza Garden (Demo Tent)
12:00 p.m. Seeing Eye Dog Demo (Demo Tent)
Tree Climbing (Bartlett Tree Services)
Dairy Cow Showing (Animal Science Tent)
Blue Hen Taxidermy Talk (Townsend 132)
12:30 p.m. Beehive Demo (Bees area)
Canning 101 (Demo Tent)
1:00 p.m. Equine Anatomy (Animal Science Tent)
Temperature IQ: How to Use a Meat Thermometer (Demo tent)
UD Wetlands Walking Tour (Info booth)
1:15 p.m. Food Science Capstone Course: Taste Testing (Townsend Hall 132) Will run samples until gone
1:30 p.m. Tree Climbing (Bartlett Tree Services)
Herbal Containers (Demo Tent)
2:00 p.m. Seeing Eye Dogs (UD Tent)
Incidental Insects (Demo Tent)
Sheep Shearing (Animal Science Tent)
2:30 p.m. Free-flight bird show (Live bird area)
Experience a unique show with live hawks and falcons soaring inches
over your head. You will learn about other birds like owls and
vultures and how their special adaptations has resulted in unique
survival behaviors. Be entertained by colorful macaws and sun
conures as they flitter and chatter among themselves and our
audience. Program provided by Animal Behavior & Conservation
3:00 p.m. Beehive Demo (Bees area)
Tree Climbing (Bartlett Tree Services)
Understanding Nutrition Labels (Demo Tent)