U of M Crookston will host annual Ox Cart Days Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, on the Campus Mall

The 2014 Ox Cart Days celebration will kick off with the annual Ice Cream Social on 
Wednesday, August 13 at the University of Minnesota Crookston. From 4-6:30 p.m. on the Campus Mall, free ice cream will be served, along with a musical performance by The WoodPicks. 

The UMC Bookstore will be open from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. There will be a special sale on t-shirts for $6.99, and Minnesota State Fair tickets will be sold for $10 each. 

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 20 minors, and 36 concentrations on campus--as well as 13 degrees online--in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

In the photo: The WoodPicks perform for the crowd at the gazebo on the Campus Mall during the ice cream social in 2013. 

Contact: Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu); Steffanie Berg, communication assistant, (berg2140@crk.umn.edu)