Join us for Blue & White Days 2018
Schedule of Events
Monday, Oct. 8
Tuesday, Oct. 9
9 p.m., Mission Improvable (student event), Sherman Center
Wednesday, Oct. 10
5/7:30 p.m., Men’s and women’s soccer, Pepsi-Cola Soccer Field, free for all
6/7:30 p.m., Volleyball, Christen Athletic Center, free with DWU student I.D., or $8 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students
Thursday, Oct. 11
6 p.m., Legacy Banquet, Sherman Center
Friday, Oct. 12
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Blue & White Days and Family Weekend registration open, pick up schedule, tour campus, McGovern Library
10 a.m., Guided campus tour, begins at McGovern Library; Pick up your autographed copy of the Wesleyan Choir’s newest CD (on sale now!)
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Book signing and presentation with Sean J. Flynn, “Without Reservation: Benjamin Reifel & American Indian Acculturation,” Tiger Café
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Meet & Greet with Wesley the Tiger, First National Bank
2 p.m., Guided campus tour, begins at McGovern Library; Pick up your autographed copy of the Wesleyan Choir’s newest CD (free)
3 p.m., Dedication of the Alumni Welcome Center, Dakota Discovery Museum
4:30 p.m., Family Weekend reception, McGovern Library
6/7:30 p.m., Volleyball, Dig Pink, Christen Athletic Center, free with DWU student I.D., or $8 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students
7 p.m., Blue & White Unite alumni reunion, Highland Conference Center, 2000 Highland Way, register here
This reunion is for all alumni, but especially all Scotchman and Miss Wesleyan candidates; DWU cheer alumni; and alumni from the grad years: 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013.
9 p.m., Pep Rally and Burning of the “W,” following volleyball game, outside of Christen Athletic Center
Saturday, Oct. 13
9:30 a.m., Alumni and Family Weekend Gathering, CorTrust Bank parking lot (one block north of Corn Palace)
10 a.m., Blue & White Day parade, Mitchell Main Street (register by Oct. 1 here)
11:30 a.m., Tiger Tailgate, Joe Quintal Field, with kids' inflatables and creative food stations by Fresh Ideas, DWU students eat for free with DWU I.D., or $6 per meal
1 p.m., Homecoming football game, DWU vs. Dordt College, Joe Quintal Field, free with DWU student I.D., or $8 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students
Sunday, Oct. 14
8:30 a.m., Traditional worship service, First United Methodist Church, 310 N. Rowley St.
10 a.m., Fusion worship service, Sherman Center
11 a.m., Blended worship service, First United Methodist Church, 310 N. Rowley St.
2 p.m., Rock ‘N’ Roar: A Homecoming Choir and Bells Concert, Sherman Center, free
Other Mitchell Happenings
Palace City Kiwanis Half Marathon, Sunday, Oct. 14, 8 a.m., World's Only Corn Palace, Register here
Please Stop By
DWU Campus Bookstore hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to noon; 1 to 5 p.m.
Saturday of homecoming: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dakota Discovery Museum