News Release

Annual Ox Cart Days Ice Cream Social

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

University Relations at the University of Minnesota Crookston will host the annual Ox Cart Days Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Peterson Gazebo on the Campus Mall (rain site: Northern Lights Lounge, Sargeant Student Center).

Members of the campus and the Crookston communities are invited to enjoy free ice cream while listening to live music by Associate Professor George French.

At 4:45 p.m. the first clue for the 2018 Ox Cart Days Medallion Hunt will be announced. The UMC Bookstore will be open until 5 p.m. and will have special T‐shirts on sale for only $8.99. Discounted tickets for the Minnesota State Fair will be available to purchase at the Bookstore.

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 35 bachelor's degree programs, 25 minors, and 40 areas of emphasis on campus as well as 16 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered 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


Elizabeth Tollefson

University Relations


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