Northwestern's Morning on the Green scheduled for Sept. 30

Northwestern's Morning on the GreenNorthwestern College’s annual Morning on the Green carnival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30, as a part of the Raider Days Homecoming and Parents Weekend celebration. The event will take place on the campus green near Christ Chapel and the DeWitt Learning Commons from 10 a.m. to noon. In case of inclement weather, the carnival will be moved to the Rowenhorst Student Center.

A variety of activities and games will be available at the carnival, including face and nail painting, bracelet making, rugby, Plinko, an inflatable bounce house and slide, and more. Tickets cost 25 cents each, with most activities requiring two or three tickets. Local elementary students will receive three free tickets that can be used at any booth. Parents of home-schooled elementary-aged children are encouraged to contact Aletha Beeson, alumni programs coordinator, at to receive their free tickets. All proceeds will benefit the various student groups participating in the event.

Lunch will be served in a tent on the campus green from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes burgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, salad, chips, cookies and drinks. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 6–10. Children under 5 will be admitted free of charge.

A full schedule of the weekend’s events can be found here.