Ag School Open House On Mom's Weekend at Purdue
There will be fun for the whole family during Purdue's School of Agriculture Open House on Mothers' Weekend April 19 and 20. In addition to the famous Bug Bowl and the 84th annual Horticulture Show, there will be open houses in the Schools of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, free concerts, a free dance performance, and much more.
Bug Bowl, a unique celebration of insects, is free and open to the public. It begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, with the Big Bug Bake-Off and continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19, and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 20.
The Horticulture Show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Boiler Barnyard, a new Open House feature, will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. It will include live farm animals, sheep-shearing demonstrations, and interactive displays.
People of all ages can learn about Indiana's natural resources and timber industry from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (4/19) at the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Open House.
Last, but not least, horse shoes, drug-sniffing dogs and animal psychiatrists all will be on hand Saturday for the School of Veterinary Medicine's 34th annual open house.
For more information on Open House activities, call 888-EXT-INFO.