Family Weekend



                   
 Friday Activities (September 26)

Time Event Location
6 a.m. - 8 p.m. The W Pool Open
Family members get in for half off with a student.

The W
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. The Wartburg Store is open!
Saemann
Student
Center


Saturday Activities (September 27)

Time Event Location
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Wartburg Store is open!

Saemann
Student
Center
 9 a.m.
 Women's Tennis vs. Central College

Tennis
Courts
 
10 a.m. Alpha Chi Induction
This ceremony honors students in the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes.

Wartburg Chapel
10 a.m. Phi Eta Sigma Induction
This ceremony honors students who achieved a 3.50 GPA or better and were in the top 20 percent of their class during their first year at Wartburg.

Wartburg Chapel

Lunch
Enjoy lunch at the Zesty Orange, the Den, the Konditorei, or the Mensa. 

Various
locations
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Readings in Common
Join us by the fireside! Have coffee and cookies while discussing Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, the book selected for the Readings in Common program and assigned as summer reading for all new Wartburg Knights. Chat with faculty who teach Inquiry Studies 101 to see how the book’s themes of happiness, the loss of individuality, social engineering, and more are being woven into the varied sections of the first-year course. Come, learn, and share, regardless of whether you've read the book. 

 Hagemann Castle Room
 2 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. Simpson College
Tennis Courts
2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Open Mic
Come experience the many talents that thrive on Wartburg's campus. Whether it is a comedy routine, musical performance, or poetry reading, gather around to enjoy these coffeehouse style performances with family and friends. Cookies and refreshments will be provided. Encourage your student to participate by contacting alumni@wartburg.edu

Campus Mall

3 p.m. Catapult: Living Shadows
Living shadows! Silhouettes transformed! Millions of viewers turned into NBC's America's Got Talent to watch Catapult Entertainment's talented dancers transform their bodies into seemingly impossible arrangements. Their portrayal of images through shadows and silhouettes amazes audiences and leaves them in awe of the human body and its ability to transform. Tickets cost $5 for family members and are free for students (tickets must be purchased at the ticket office with student ID present).

Neumann Auditorium
5 p.m. Family Weekend President's Dinner
The entire family is invited to attend a dinner hosted by President Darrel Colson. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for youth (ages 5-12), and free for children (under age 5).

Heritage
and St. Elizabeth rooms, Saemann Student Center

7:30 p.m. Catapult: Living Shadows
Living shadows! Silhouettes transformed! Millions of viewers turned into NBC's America's Got Talent to watch Catapult Entertainment's talented dancers transform their bodies into seemingly impossible arrangements. Their portrayal of images through shadows and silhouettes amazes audiences and leaves them in awe of the human body and its ability to transform. Tickets cost $5 for family members and are free for students (tickets must be purchased at the ticket office with student ID present).

Neumann Auditorium
Sunday Activities (September 28)

Time Event Location
10:30 a.m. Family Weekend Worship Wartburg Chapel

11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m. Buffet Brunch
Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for youth (ages 5-12), and free for children (under age 5).

Mensa

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wartburg Store is open!

Saemann
Student
Center

1 p.m. Kappa Delta Pi Initiation
International honor society for education majors will induct new members
Heritage Room, Saemann Student Center
 3 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Carleton College Soccer Field