Taste of Wellsville 2009

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Wellsville campus

Visit the Wellsville campus and sample local food establishments' tasty signature dishes at the fourth annual "Taste of Wellsville". There will also be interactive student demonstrations in labs across campus. Our nursing students will be offering free blood pressure checks and culinary arts: baking, production & management students are hosting a bake sale. Come on out for a day of food, fun, and even a little “green” education. This is a great event for all ages.

Participating Wellsville eateries include:

  • Taste of Wellsville 2008 demonstrationCase Catering
  • Hot Diggity Dogs
  • Giant
  • L’Italia
  • Ponderosa
  • Beef Haus
  • TOPS Friendly Markets
  • Short’s Grocery/Deli
  • Sadie Ann’s
  • Truly Scrumptious
  • Little Gem
  • Papa Louie’s
  • Other eateries being added up until the day of the event

Tickets for food items are 50 cents each and will be available the day of the event. No food item will cost more than $3.50. Ten percent of these proceeds will go to the SPCA Serving Allegany County.

An action-packed afternoon is planned!

Interactive student demonstrations will include:

  • Backhoe bowling
  • Backhoe egg scramble
  • Caterpillar excavator simulator
  • Semi truck rides
  • Biodiesel production
  • Pneumatic pumpkin shooter
  • Remote controlled robots
  • “Beer” machine
  • “Shocking” experience
  • Solar power tours
  • Energy conservation
  • "Wack-A-Moe" (test your hand-eye coordination)
  • Touch screen Tic-Tac-Toe
  • Wind power display
  • Electrical student projects (in process)
  • Computer-in-a-fish-tank
  • Computer construction

A free Home Energy/Renewable Energy Workshop will be held at 2 p.m. in the Library Building classroom. This informational discussion on energy for the homeowner, led by Jeff Stevens, assistant professor, Electrician, Computer and Robotics Technician Department, will discuss how to evaluate your family’s current energy usage and how to find ways to lower your total energy bill, including heat, hot water, electricity, etc. Also on the schedule, a discussion about new renewable forms of energy, including PV (photo voltaic or solar electric), wind (electric generated from wind turbines), solar thermal (heating water from the sun), and geo thermal (heating or cooling derived from the earth); and how these new technologies can fit in your household and your budget. The discussion will be followed by a question-and-answer period.

ACCORD Corp. will be performing car safety seat testing. Walk-ins are welcomed, however, appointments for this testing are appreciated. Appointments can be made by calling Allison Mosher at (585) 593-0792 ext. 1217.