Raider Nation Celebration (Homecoming and Parents Weekend)

When:
Friday, Sep 27 - Saturday 28, 2019
Contact:
Aletha Beeson, Advancement Events Coordinator
712-707-7134, alethab@nwciowa.edu

Friday, Sept. 27

Chapel: Greta Hays '11
10:05 a.m. | Christ Chapel

Greta serves as the director of communications and public affairs for the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) in Washington, D.C.

Legacy Celebration Banquet
5 p.m. Appetizers; 6 p.m. dinner | Bultman Center

Everyone's invited to the Legacy Celebration Banquet as we recognize the generosity of donors and achievements of our students. Enjoy food and fellowship with each other and students, as well as musical entertainment. Look for an invitation in your mail or reserve your complimentary tickets by Sept. 20 by contacting Aletha Beeson at events@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7134.

Children's Theatre: Jonah and the Giant Fish
7 p.m. | DeWitt Theatre Arts Center

The whole family's invited! Reserve tickets starting Sept. 17 at nwciowa.edu/tickets. Alumni and their family members may attend for free.

Raider Volleyball vs. York College
7:30 p.m. | Bultman Center

Saturday, Sept. 28

Red Raider Road Race (5K run & 1-mile walk)
9 a.m. | Registration fee: $20/runner; $25 day of race; $15 to walk

Register at nwciowa.edu/raider-road-race

The annual Red Raider Road Race starts on the boulevard between Christ Chapel and the DeWitt Learning Commons.

Men's Basketball Alumni Game
9 a.m. | Bultman Gym

To play, contact Kara Smit: kara.smit@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7280.

Baseball and Softball Alumni Games
9:30 a.m.  |  Baseball  |  NWC/MOC-FV Diamonds
10 a.m.  |  Softball  |  Juffer Athletic Fieldhouse

To play, contact Kara Smit: kara.smit@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7280.

Reunions 9 a.m.  |  Graduate School  |  Vogel Community Room
9 a.m.  |  Fern Smith 1980-85  |  Vogel Community Room
9 a.m.  |  Computing Services Helpdesk work-study  |  Van Peursem Hall helpdesk lounge
10 a.m.  |  Volleyball  |  RSC 4-Court Arena

Volleyball Alumni Game 11 a.m. Bultman Gym

To play, contact Kara Smit: kara.smit@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7280.

Morning on the Green
10 a.m. to noon | Campus green

Bring the kids to our family-friendly carnival. Student-manned booths cost 3 to 4 tickets at $.25 each.

Class of 1969 and 1979 Coffee and Tours
10 a.m. | Ramaker Center

Nametags and a schedule of the day's events will be available. Tours will depart from the Ramaker Center's north door at 10:15 a.m.

Hall of Fame Luncheon
11 a.m. | Vermeer South Dining Room

Family and friends of Red Raider Hall of Fame inductees are invited to celebrate their honor. Tickets are $10 per person. Contact Kara Smit to make reservations: kara.smit@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7280.

Tailgate Picnic & Reunions
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Campus green
$7/adult; $5/child, 6-10; children 5 and under free

All alumni, parents and campus visitors 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 1969 and 1979.  The menu includes hot dogs, chili, cornbread muffins, chips, watermelon, dessert and beverages.

Raider Football vs. University of Jamestown
1:30 p.m. | Korver Field

Parents can get into the football game for free by showing your student's ID at the SW corner pass gate. During halftime, the 2019 Northwestern Distinguished Alumni Award winners will be recognized and the Dance Team will perform.

Football Team Reception
Post-game | East of the concession stand

Current and former members of the Red Raider football team and their family members are invited to enjoy light refreshments following the game.

Children's Theatre: Jonah and the Giant Fish
4 p.m. | DeWitt Theatre Arts Center

The whole family's invited! Reserve tickets starting Sept. 17 at nwciowa.edu/tickets. Alumni and their family members may attend for free.

Raider Volleyball vs. University of Jamestown
5 p.m. | Bultman Center

Women's Soccer vs. Doane University

5 p.m. | NW Soccer Complex

Distinguished Alumni Banquet
5:30 p.m. | Vermeer Dining Room

Celebrate with Northwestern's five Distinguished Alumni Award recipients for 2019. To reserve tickets, contact Aletha Beeson: events@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7134.

Concert and Parents' Reception
7 p.m. | Christ Chapel
Post-concert reception for music parents | Vogel Community Room

Enjoy a concert featuring Northwestern's music ensembles. A reception for parents of students involved in music at Northwestern will follow the concert.

Men's Soccer vs. Doane University

7:15 p.m. | NW Soccer Complex

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