Welcome, families!

Family Weekend is an opportunity to gather and experience student life at Northwestern. It's a time for fun, new memories, and celebrating all NWC has to offer. Join us as we spend time together as a campus family, and make yourself at home!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021

CHECK-IN
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Vogel Welcome Center
Begin your weekend at the new Vogel Welcome Center. We'd love to greet you and offer a small token of appreciation for being a valuable member of the NWC family.

RAIDER DAY
8:30 a.m., DeWitt Learning Commons
Calling all high school siblings! Experience the feeling of community at NWC by attending Raider Day. During this full-day, group-visit event, you’ll interact with students, professors and coaches as you witness Northwestern’s academics, student life and vibrant Christian environment.
Pre-registration required: nwciowa.edu/visit/raider-days

THEATRE RAIDER DAY
8:30 a.m., DeWitt Learning Commons
Step into the world of Northwestern theatre. At this special NWC Raider Day, you can interact with theatre faculty, watch Northwestern theatre in action, and audition or interview for a scholarship.
Pre-registration required: nwciowa.edu/theatre/raider-days

CHAPEL
10:05 a.m., Christ Chapel
Join us for Chapel as we hear from Loren Carriere, executive director of Hope for Opelousas, and Kristina Anderson ’05, administrative director of Hope for Opelousas. NWC students frequently visit Hope for Opelousas during Spring Service Partnerships.

LUNCH ($8)
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., DeWitt Cafeteria

DINNER ($10)
5 to 7 p.m., DeWitt Cafeteria

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS. TABOR (6 p.m.)
MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. VALLEY CITY STATE (7:45 p.m.)
Bultman Center

“LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS”
7:30 p.m., DeWitt Theatre Arts Center
“Little Shop of Horrors” is a Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical about a hapless flower shop assistant who raises a plant that feeds on human flesh and blood.
Tickets required: nwciowa.edu/tickets

MOVIE NIGHT: SCOOBY DOO
7:30 p.m., Christ Chapel
Grab some popcorn and enjoy the 2002 live-action comedy classic.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30

PASTRIES WITH THE PRESIDENT
9 to 10 a.m., Vogel Welcome Center
This casual breakfast reception with President Christy is complimentary.

CHILI & SOUP BASH ($8)
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Campus Green
Fuel up before the big game! Creative Dining Services will be serving chili, soups and all the fixin’s. Inclement weather location: Rowenhorst Student Center

FOOTBALL VS. DORDT
1 p.m., De Valois Stadium

HARVEST FESTIVAL
4 p.m., Campus Green
Enjoy an afternoon on the green as it’s transformed into the ultimate Harvest Festival! Wind your way through the corn maze or try out the mechanical bull. Inclement weather location: Rowenhorst Student Center

VOLLEYBALL VS. CONCORDIA
5 p.m., Bultman Center

HARVEST DINNER ($10)
5 to 7 p.m., Campus Green
Inclement weather location: Rowenhorst Student Center

COUNTRY SWING DANCE
7 p.m., Campus Green
Dust off your dancing shoes and bring your best moves! End your weekend with a fun-filled country swing dance. Inclement weather location: Rowenhorst Student Center

MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. MAYVILLE STATE
7:30 p.m., Bultman Center

 

 

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