Raider Nation Celebration (Homecoming)

When:
Friday, Sep 17 - Saturday 18, 2021
Time:
TBA
Contact:
Aletha Beeson, Events and Stewardship Coordinator
712-707-7134, alethab@nwciowa.edu

Friday, Sept. 17

Chapel: Olivia Holt Iekel ’14 
10:05 a.m. | Christ Chapel

Olivia is a Northwestern alum and an RCA missionary in Nicaragua.

Classes of 1970 & ’71 and 1980 & ’81 Coffee  
3 p.m. | The Hub

Frank & Lois Vogel Welcome Center Dedication
4:30 p.m. | Vogel Welcome Center

The dedication of Northwestern’s newest building will be followed by tours of the facility.

Celebration Banquet
5:30 p.m. reception with appetizers; 6 p.m. dinner | Rowenhorst Student Center

Everyone is invited to enjoy food and fellowship, meet Northwestern students, and celebrate the generosity of our
donors and the ways Raiders stand out. Complimentary tickets will be available at the door for those who receive invitations. Others may attend at a cost of $15 per person. Make your reservations by Sept. 7 by emailing events@nwciowa.edu or calling 712-707-7134.

The Adam Bomb
6 p.m. | England Theatre, DeWitt Theatre Arts Center

The 2021-22 theatre season at Northwestern College begins with The Adam Bomb, a musical written and performed by former Northwestern theatre professor Mark Tyler Miller. The modern retelling of the story of Cain and Abel—set after Abel’s murder—focuses on Adam and Eve as they deal with the death of a child. The show explores themes of grief, separation, sin, truth, consequences and redemption. Cost of admission is free.

Saturday, Sept. 18

Red Raider Road Race
9 a.m. | 5K run and 1-mile walk | Begin west of Christ Chapel

$25; $30 day of race; $15 to walk
Register: nwciowa.edu/raider-road-race

 

Red Raider Alumni Games
9:30 a.m. | Baseball - NWC/MOC-FV Baseball Diamond  10 a.m. Softball - NWC/MOC-FV Softball Diamond

Email athletics@nwciowa.edu or call 712-707-7280 to participate.

 

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

Bring the kids to our family-friendly carnival. Student-run booths cost 3 to 4 tickets each at 25¢ per ticket.

Class of 1970, ’71, ’80 and ’81 Registration and Tours
10 a.m. | Ramaker Center

Nametags and a schedule of the day’s events will be available prior to the start of campus tours.

Athletic Awards Luncheon
11 a.m. | Vermeer South Dining Room

Family and friends of athletic award winners and Hall of Fame inductees are invited to attend. Tickets are $10 per person. To make reservations, email athletics@nwciowa.edu or call 712-707-7280.

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

$7 for adults; $5 for children 6–10; children 5 and under free. All alumni, parents and campus visitors are invited
to a tailgate picnic before the Raiders football game. Space under the tailgate tent will be designated for alumni from
the classes of 1970, ’71, ’80 and ’81.

 

Raiders Football vs. Doane
1:30 p.m.| Korver Field

Parents can get into the game free by showing your student’s NWC ID at the southwest corner pass gate. During halftime, we will recognize the 2021 Northwestern Distinguished Alumni Award winners, and the Dance Team will perform.

The Adam Bomb
4 p.m. | England Theatre, DeWitt Theatre Arts Center

The 2021-22 theatre season at Northwestern College begins with The Adam Bomb, a musical written and performed by former Northwestern theatre professor Mark Tyler Miller. The modern retelling of the story of Cain and Abel—set after Abel’s murder—focuses on Adam and Eve as they deal with the death of a child. The show explores themes of grief, separation, sin, truth, consequences and redemption. Cost of admission is free.

 

Women’s Soccer
5 p.m.| NWC Soccer Field

Cheer the Raiders to victory. Admission is free.

 

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

Celebrate with Northwestern’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. For tickets, contact Aletha Beeson: events@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7134.

 

Men’s Soccer
7:15 p.m.| NWC Soccer Field

It's the men’s turn to take the field. Admission is free.

 

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