Blue & White Weekend 2019

(formerly Fall Festival)
October 3 - 6, 2019

This is LAST YEAR'S Blue & White Weekend schedule

Friday, October 5, 2018
7 a.m.–7 p.m. Open RecreationBuchanan Kiewit Wellness Center
8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Families/alumni attend classes with students

Visits with faculty by appointment
(students should schedule individual appointments for their parents in advance)

10 a.m.–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center galleries open, Wriston Art Center
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. LunchWarch Campus Center

6 p.m.




7 p.m.

Intercollegiate Athletics Viking Hall of Fame Dinner, Warch Campus Center
To purchase a ticket to the Hall of Fame Dinner for $25, contact the Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement at 920-832-7019.

Volleyball vs Knox College, Alexander Gym
8 p.m.
Artist Series:  Calidore String Quartet with Christina Gomez Godoy, oboistMemorial Chapel
9 p.m.
Comic magician Ben Seidman, Warch Campus Center
Mind-blowing magic!  Ben is the premiere comedy magician in the college market having one Small Venue Performer of the Year in 2015.


Saturday, October 6, 2018
8:30–10 a.m.
Complimentary continental breakfast, Esch/Hurvis, Warch Campus Center
9–9:30 a.m. Remarks by President Mark Burstein followed by Q&A session, Esch/Hurvis, Warch Campus Center

9 a.m.–Noon


9:00 a.m.


Admissions Office open, Alice G. Chapman Hall
Interviews for prospective students must be scheduled in advance by calling
Women's Tennis vs Beloit College

10–10:50 a.m.

10:30 a.m.


Mini-courses taught by faculty and staff
Cross Country host the Gene Davis Invitational, Reid Golf Course Appleton
11:00 a.m.–1 p.m. All-Campus Tailgate, Banta Bowl
Live music, great food and a bouncy house for the kids.  Enjoy a great meal and get fired up for the games.
Noon–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center galleries open, Wriston Art Center
1 p.m. Hall of Fame game: Vikings football vs. University of Chicago, Banta Bowl
1 p.m. Volleyball vs Monmouth College, Alexander Gym
3:00 p.m. Women's Tennis vs Lake Forest, Tennis courts
Evening Dinner on your own
8 p.m. Lawrence University Choirs Concert, Memorial Chapel
10 p.m.
Mentalist and hypnotist Christopher Carter, Warch Campus Center
Chris can read minds and will astound you with his ability to see things with his eyes duct taped shut, reveal facts you have not told someone and toss in a hypnotism show too!
Sunday, October 7, 2018
10 a.m. - noon
10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Morning Ride w/ LU Cycling Team Warch Campus Center
Start your morning by joining the LU Cycling Team on a group ride around Appleton. Please bring a bike and helmet and plan to ride around 20 miles. We will end our ride with brunch at the Andrew Commons. All skill levels are welcome!
BrunchWarch Campus Center
Noon–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center galleries open, Wriston Art Center
1 p.m.

Open recreationBuchanan Kiewit Wellness Center





Saturday, October 6
9 a.m. Alumnae Volleyball Game, Alexander Gym
10 a.m. Alumnae Softball Game, Whiting Field
11 a.m.

Blue & White Alumni Swim Meet, Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center

Other Things to Know

Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center
All guests attending Blue & White Weekend are eligible to use the facilities in the center; simply identify yourself as our guest.  The facility offers a cardiovascular exercise room and a weight room featuring Life Fitness equipment, racquetball courts, a gymnasium with an elevated, four-lane jogging track, and Olympic-size swimming pool.

Andrew Commons
Warch Campus Center

Friday Breakfast 7:30 – 10 a.m.
Lunch 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Dinner 5 – 7:45 p.m.
Saturday &
Sunday Brunch 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Dinner 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Kate’s Corner Store (C-Store)
Warch Campus Center
Friday 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Café and Coffee Shop
Warch Campus Center
Friday 7:30am – midnight
Saturday 8:30am – midnight

Sunday 8:30am – midnight

Information Desk
Warch Campus Center
Daily 24 hours a day
Located in the Warch Campus Center

Seeley G. Mudd Library
Friday 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Unless otherwise indicated, meals are “pay as you go.” 

There is a charge for some athletic events.