2017 Land and Living Exhibit show schedule announced

Each year, the Land and Living Exhibit Interns search for fun, exciting and educational shows to fill the stage in the Land and Living Exhibit at the Ohio State Fair. Every day, four times a day, we will be filling the stage with something for everyone! Whether you’re interested in sustainability, are a huge fan the Columbus Zoo or want to see how Dippin’ Dots are made, you should check out our schedule and plan a trip to the Nationwide Donahey Ag & Hort Building.

We would to thank Ohio History Connection and Caterpillar Inc. for making the following schedule of 2017 Stage Shows possible:

Wednesday, July 26

11 a.m. – Sensory Food Science with Emily Adams

1 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

5 p.m. – Gus the Squash Carver

 

Thursday, July 27

11 a.m. – Columbus Zoo

1 p.m. – Columbus Zoo

3 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

 

Friday, July 28

11 a.m. – Columbus Zoo

1 p.m. – Columbus Zoo

3 p.m. – Ohio Youth Capital Challenge Finals

5 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

 

Saturday, July 29

1 p.m. – Gus the Squash Carver

3 p.m. – Dog Agility and Training with Jenn Newell

5 p.m. – Sheep Shearing Demonstration with Roger High

 

Sunday, July 30

1 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

3 p.m. – Ohio’s First Sustainability Earthship with Annie Warmke

5 p.m. – Sheep Shearing Demonstration with Roger High

 

Monday, July 31

11 a.m. – Gus the Squash Carver

1 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

3 p.m. – Hearing from Honest Abe with John Cooper

5 p.m. – Hearing from Honest Abe with John Cooper

 

Tuesday, Aug. 1

1 p.m. – Ohio Signature Food Contest winners announcement

3 p.m. – The Magic of Russo

5 p.m. – The Magic of Russo

 

Wednesday, Aug. 2

11 a.m. – K-9 Demonstration  

1 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

3 p.m. – Makin’ Dippin’ Dots with Dr. Bob Horton

5 p.m. – Gus the Squash Carver

 

Thursday, Aug. 3

11 a.m. – Columbus Zoo

1 p.m. – Columbus Zoo

3 p.m. – Makin’ Dippin’ Dots with Dr. Bob Horton

5 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

 

Friday, Aug. 4

11 a.m. – Columbus Zoo

1 p.m. – Columbus Zoo

3 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

 

Saturday, Aug. 5

11 a.m. – Jen Ortman, Animal Communicator

1 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

 

Sunday, Aug. 6

1 p.m. – Ohio FFA & Agriscience Education

Each day, we will be filling the stage at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Even if there is not a Stage Show listed, be sure to still come check it out! The State Fair ambassadors will be hosting Minute-to-Win-it games, and you could possibly win a small prize!

Be sure to be on the lookout for our next few blog posts! We will be featuring an inside look into this year’s exhibits soon.

Just 13 days until the fair. Can’t wait to see you there!

The 2017 Ohio State Fair takes place July 26-Aug. 6 at the Ohio Expo Center and Fairgrounds, 717 E. 17th St. Columbus, Ohio 43211. Ohio Farm Bureau is presenting the Land and Living Exhibit daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Nationwide Donahey Ag & Hort Building, just east of the Giant Slide.

This highly interactive exhibit is packed with agricultural education activities the whole family can enjoy. Young children will enjoy driving pedal farm tractors, planting corn in a tractor simulator, harvesting wheat in a combine simulator and families can record their State Fair memories with a free photograph before leaving the exhibit.

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