Campus Calendar

Raider Days Homecoming and Family WeekendOct 24 - 25, 2014

Friday, Oct. 24

10:05 a.m. | Christ Chapel

Saturday, Oct. 25

Red Raider Road Race
8:30 a.m.

The 20th annual Red Raider Road Race will take place Saturday, October 25, 2014, during Northwestern College’s Raider Days Homecoming and Family Weekend celebration. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. on the track in De Valois Stadium on campus.

Participants can choose between running an 8K or 4K race or walking one mile around the stadium track. Race pre-registration costs $20 for runners and $10 for those planning to walk. Registration the day of the race is $25. Visit to register.

Registrants will receive a moisture wicking shirt and refreshments after the race. Prizes will be awarded to male and female winners in categories by age.

Race proceeds will benefit the Red Raider track and cross country teams. This year’s Red Raider Road Race is sponsored by the Northwestern Alumni Association and local business sponsors.

Register now

Morning on the Green
9:30 to noon | Campus green

Bring the kids to our family-friendly carnival of entertainment, games and prizes. Ticket proceeds benefit student clubs and organizations.

Coffee with Retired Faculty
10 a.m. | TBD

Alumni Soccer Matches
10 a.m. (women); 11:30 a.m. (men)  | Soccer fields

Contact athletic department secretary Karen Vander Pol to participate.

Tailgate  Picnic & Class Reunions
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Campus green

ALL alumni are invited to a catered tailgate picnic before the Raider football game. Space under the tailgate tent will be designated for alumni from the classes of 1964, 1974, 1984, 1989, 1994, 2004, 2009 and 2014. 

Raider Football vs. Dordt Defenders
1:30 p.m. | Korver Field

Children's Theatre: Tales of the Kingdom
4 p.m. | DeWitt Theatre Arts Center

To reserve FREE tickets for alumni, parents and family members, visit the box office or contact in advance:

Raider Soccer vs. Hastings
4 p.m. (men); 6:15 p.m. (women) | Soccer fields

Distinguished Alumni Dinner
6 p.m. | Vermeer Dining Room

Celebrate with Northwestern's distinguished alumni. Tickets can be purchased through the alumni office.

Raider Days Concert
7 p.m.; post-concert reception for music parents | Christ Chapel

Enjoy the sounds of Northwestern's A cappella Choir, Symphonic Band, Women's Choir, Chamber Orchestra and student soloists.

  • Contact
  • Mark Bloemendaal
    Director of Alumni and Parent Relations