Discovery Center

A valued educational area of the Fair that serves up topical seminars on foods, farming, home and garden care and more. There are also interactive displays and demonstrations by experienced, knowledgeable experts in their respective fields of service.

Located in the south end of the Llama Barn.

ALL-DAY Every Day, September 22 – 25, 2016
All Day Ongoing educational exhibits and demonstrations
All Day Rock Hounds
All Day Trout Unlimited
All Day Cedar Island Marina Research Lab
All Day USDA, APHIS
All Day CCSU-CT Geology
All Day UConn Kids in Science
All Day CAES
All Day CT Master Gardeners Program
All Day Monarch Butterflies
All Day Wesleyan Potters, including weaving, metalsmithing
THURSDAY, September 22, 2016
Fair Hours: 4 PM – 10 PM
All Day Gypsy Moths
All Day Seashells
All Day Farm Stands in CT
All Day CRHS All Things Forensic
FRIDAY, September 23, 2016
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 10 PM
All Day Gypsy Moths
All Day Seashells
All Day Farm Stands in CT
All Day CRHS All Things Forensic
All Day Pinchbeck Farm, Roses for Autism
11:00 AM State Trooper Canine Unit, trained dog demonstration
12:00 PM Sue Livera, Annellen Moore, Life Cycle of Monarch Butterflies
1:00   Phyllis Naples Valenti, Canning
2:00   Brandy Ciraldo, UConn research, Food & Eating Habits
3:00   Mark Evans, Geology of CT
SATURDAY, September 24, 2016
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 11 PM
All Day Gypsy Moths
All Day Seashells
All Day Farm Stands in CT
All Day CRHS All Things Forensic
All Day Natureworks
11:00 AM Bob Reynolds, Fossil History of Earth
12:00 PM Allan Poole, Bee Keeping
1:00   N. DuBrule/D. St. John, Planting for Monarchs
2:00   Brandy Ciraldo, UConn research, Food & Eating Habits
4:00   Gail Reynolds, UConn Master Gardener Program
SUNDAY, September 25, 2016
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 7 PM
11:00 AM L Engstrom, C Wall, T Triesler, Cedar Island Marina
12:00 PM Bob Reynolds, Metorites
3:00   Cameron Pollitt, Beer Brewing