A child gets his face painted with the Northwestern logo during Morning on the Green.

Raider Nation Celebration  Homecoming and Family Weekend | Sept. 30–Oct. 1, 2022

Schedule of Events

STADSCENTRUM
Open Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon
While you’re in Orange City, visit the Stadscentrum—or city center—on the corner of Central Avenue and 2nd Street to view wooden shoe carving demonstrations and to enjoy music by the Dutch street organ. Photos and exhibits that share the history of Orange City are also on display.

NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE BOOKSTORE
Saturday
The bookstore will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with merchandise also available at Korver Field from one hour before kickoff until the third quarter.

DUTCH AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSEUM
Open Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon
Stop by our wonderful museum and learn more about Orange City history—not just of the Dutch, but also of Native Americans. 120 3rd Street SW (south of the Sioux County Courthouse); $5 admission fee



FRIDAY, SEPT. 30

CHAPEL
10:05 a.m. | Christ Chapel

CLASSES OF ’72 and ’82 COFFEE
3:30 p.m.| The Hub Raider Grille

CELEBRATION BANQUET
5:15 p.m. Appetizers

6 p.m. Dinner | Rowenhorst Student Center
Everyone is invited to the 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.
Reserve your tickets by Sept. 16 by contacting Carrie Anderson at codell@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7110.

CHILDREN’S PLAY: “FRANK EINSTEIN AND THE ANTIMATTER MOTOR”
7 p.m. | DeWitt Theatre Arts Center
Frank Einstein—kid genius—needs to win this year’s science fair to save Grampa Al’s repair shop. The invention? A pair of self-assembled intelligent robots who make for some pretty great friends. The problem? His archnemesis, T. Edison.
To reserve free tickets for alumni and family members, visit nwciowa.edu/tickets.



SATURDAY, OCT. 1

RAIDER ALUMNI GAMES
9 a.m. Men’s Basketball | Bultman Center Gym

Relive your glory days by competing with other Raider alumni of the men’s basketball program.
Contact Colton Kooima at colton.kooima@nwciowa.edu for further details and to register.

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.

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE MISSION FUNDRAISER CLOTHING SALE
10 a.m. to noon | DeWitt Learning Commons
Stop by the Vogel Community Room on the second floor of the DeWitt Learning Commons and support our student chapter of International Justice Mission by purchasing secondhand clothing.

CLASSES OF ’72 and ’82 REGISTRATION AND TOURS
10 a.m. | Ramaker Center
Nametags and a schedule of the day’s events will be available.

HYMN SING
10:45 a.m. | Christ Chapel
Raise your voice in joyful praise with traditional hymns led by organist Mary Lou Wielenga.

HALL OF FAME LUNCHEON
11 a.m. | Vermeer South Dining Room
Family and friends of Raider Hall of Fame inductees are invited to celebrate their achievement. Tickets are $15 per person.
Contact Jacki Goebel to make reservations at jacki.goebel@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7280. RSVP by Monday, Sept. 11.

TAILGATE PICNIC & REUNIONS
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Campus Green
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 ’72 and ’82.
$7 for adults; $5 for children 6–10; children under 5 free (cash only)

RAIDER FOOTBALL VS. MT. MARTY
1:30 p.m. | Korver Field
Parents can get into the game for free by showing your student’s ID at the southwest corner pass gate. During halftime, the 2022 Northwestern Distinguished Alumni Award winners will be recognized and the dance team will perform.

CHILDREN’S PLAY: “FRANK EINSTEIN AND THE ANTIMATTER MOTOR”
4 p.m. | DeWitt Theatre Arts Center
If you missed the Friday evening performance of this delightful children’s play, make sure you catch its Saturday matinee.
To reserve free tickets for alumni and family members, visit nwciowa.edu/tickets.

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI BANQUET
5:30 p.m. | Vermeer Dining Room
Join us as we honor Northwestern's five Distinguished Alumni Award recipients for 2022.
To reserve tickets, contact Carrie Anderson at codell@nwciowa.edu or 712-707-7110.

FALL MUSIC SHOWCASE AND BAND REUNION CONCERT
7 p.m. | Christ Chapel
Enjoy the sounds of Northwestern’s band, choir and various ensembles.  Band reunion members will also showcase their talents.

MUSIC DEPARTMENT RECEPTION
Following the concert | DeWitt Learning Commons

Mix and mingle with band alumni and the family of students involved in music as you enjoy refreshments in the Vogel Community Room.

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