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Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 13th from 10am to 3pm
Uptown Campus; Back lawn of the Science Library
Free Parking: Dutch Quad parking lot

UAlbany welcomes you to campus for a celebration of knowledge, culture, sports and entertainment.

9am

5K Run/2.5K Walk and Little Dane Dash
Proceeds benefit UAlbany Cancer Research Center's Fund for Memory and Hope. Timing chips, prizes & giveaways, event is open to all.
Registration and Details.

10am

  • Farmers’ Market
    Locally grown and homemade treats will be available from 10am to 3pm. All proceeds will benefit the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.

    Local participants include:

    • Altamont Orchards - baked goods/apples/cider
    • Longfield Farm - fresh breads
    • Two Sap Syrups - honey/syrup
    • Newcombs Farm - jams
    • Dutch Desserts - tarts
    • Patroon Land Farm - vegetables
    • Freddy's Fabulous Food - hummus
    • Gatherer Gourmet Granola - granola
    • All Good Bakers - baked goods
    • Altamont Vineyard Winery - wine
    • Green Mountain Coffee - coffee
    • Gillette Creamery - serving UAlbany flavored ice cream

  • Great Dane Meet and Greet
    Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League will have 6 full sized Great Danes and a 14 week old puppy onsite for the community to meet. Learn more about adoption. They will be available from 10am to 3pm.

10:30am – 1:30pm

  • Meet UAlbany Faculty Authors
    Over a dozen UAlbany faculty and alumni books will be showcased and available for purchase. Four authors will be available for book signings and their books will be on display for purchase. Authors who will be on-hand to sign books are:
  10:30am Mildred Chang - The Mask is Off
  12:30pm Randy Cohen - Be Good: How to Navigate the Ethics of Everything
  1:00pm Frankie Bailey - Forty Acres and a Foggy Grave
  1:30pm Allan Ballard - Carried by Six

 

  • Student Performances
    Come watch UAlbany’s talented students perform. The lineup includes UAlbany a cappella groups, step show and hip-hop dancing. First act goes on 10:30am and the last act will go on at 1pm.

    Come watch UAlbany’s talented students perform
  10:30am A cappella group Serendipity
  11:30am A cappella group Earth Tones
  12:30am Organized C.H.A.O.S
  12:45pm Knemesis

Cooking Demonstrations with University at Albany Dining Services

  10:45am Sean O'Neill - Penne Pasta with Sausage Zucchini and
Mozzarella - Local Sausage and Vegetables
  1:00pm Joe Piska - Tofu Marsala - Local Vegetables
  1:30pm Jason Bellanger - Beef and Bean Chili - Local Beef and Vegetables
  2:00pm Evan Magnone - Pork Chops with Maple Apple Acorn Squash - Local Pork and Vegetables

11am

Tailgate Party
Tailgating will begin at 11am under the big tent to get everyone excited to cheer on the UAlbany Great Danes at 1pm against St. Francis.

Fun for Kids
Kids activities for all ages will be available from 11am to 3pm. Climb a rock wall, practice your putting on UAlbany’s putting green, paint some pumpkins, get your face painted or slide down an inflatable slide. These activities are hosted by UAlbany’s Alumni Association and University Auxiliary Services.

Animal Demonstrations
UAlbany’s sustainability efforts will also be on display with a sheepherding demonstration from 11am to 2pm hosted by Gary Kleppel, professor of biological sciences and director of the Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy program at UAlbany, and a farmer, as well. There will also be demonstrations from the UAlbany Police Department canine unit!

 

12:30pm to 1:30pm

  • Meet UAlbany Faculty Authors
    Over a dozen UAlbany faculty and alumni books will be showcased and available for purchase. Three authors will be available for book signings and their books will be on display for purchase. Authors who will be on-hand to sign books are:
  12:30pm Randy Cohen - Be Good: How to Navigate the Ethics of Everything
  1:00pm Frankie Bailey - Forty Acres and a Foggy Grave
  1:30pm Allan Ballard - Carried by Six

 

1:00pm
 

  • UAlbany Homecoming Football Game vs St. Francis (PA)
    Tickets Available from UAlbany Athletics