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Calendar of Events

Calendar of events

December 4 – Processed Meats Product Show (Columbus) 9:15–11:15 a.m., 117 Animal Science Building, 2029 Fyffe Road, Ohio State, Columbus. A variety of meat products developed and produced by CFAES students will be available for tasting and judging. All products are inspected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and are properly labeled. The show is part of a class taught by Macdonald Wick, a CFAES associate professor.

December 4–5 – Pi Alpha Xi Poinsettia Sale (Columbus)  7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Howlett Greenhouse, 680 Vernon Tharp St., Ohio State, Columbus, Ohio. Annual sale benefitting the CFAES chapter of Pi Alpha Xi, the national honor society for horticulture students. You can find more details here or by emailing

December 5–8 – Forestry Forum Christmas Tree Sale (Columbus) – noon to dark Dec. 5–6, 8 a.m. to dark Dec. 7–8. Annual sale of pines, firs, and others by the students of CFAES’ Forestry Forum, an official student chapter of the Society of American Foresters and the International Society of Arboriculture. Proceeds go to support the group’s scholarships and activities. Click here for more details.

December 6 – ExploreAg Experience at John Deere (Plain City) – 9 a.m. to noon. A hands-on experience to explore various agricultural careers in Ohio. Registration is free, lunch is included. Find more information here.

December 6–7 – Ohio State ATI Flower Shop and Greenhouse Holiday Sale (Wooster) – noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7, Ohio State ATI, 1328 Dover Road. Annual sale featuring poinsettias in many sizes, types, and colors, including unusual poinsettia trees, all grown by Ohio State ATI greenhouse management students; potted plants grown by Greenhouse Club students; and holiday designs created by floral design and marketing students. Call 330-287-1243 for more details. 

December 7  Home for the Holidays 5K Fun Run (Upper Sandusky) – Enjoy a beautiful run through downtown Upper Sandusky while supporting the Wyandot County 4-H Camp Counselors. The race will start at 9 a.m. and will be followed by a pancake breakfast. Click here for more information and registration.

December 14 – Winter Wonderland (Columbus) Ohio Military Kids invites you to the 15th Annual Winter Wonderland! Enjoy snacks, crafts, animals, Santa, and much more. There is no cost to attend. Click here to register.