University of Idaho Events for Oct. 28 – Nov. 3

Thursday, October 24 2013


MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Oct. 28 – Nov. 3. Events will take place in Moscow and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

Nerd Tuesdays
7-9 p.m.
Memorial Gym, Room 109
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Nerd Tuesdays invites anyone who loves pop culture, has one or more fandoms, and loves to talk about nerdy stuff for an evening of board games, TV, movies, and other things nerdy each Tuesday evening. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Oct. 30
Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
5-7 p.m.
Student Union Building, Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a celebration of Dia De Los Muertos – or Day of the Dead. There will be presentations and dance performances. This event is free and open to the public.

Film Viewing of “Hocus Pocus”
7-9 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a free viewing of the film “Hocus Pocus” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment.

Lecture on the Evolution of Darwin’s Finches
7-8 p.m.
Administration Building, Auditorium
851 Campus Dr. in Moscow
The University of Idaho will host two of the world’s most renowned evolutionary biologists, Peter and Rosemary Grant. The Grants are professors emeriti from Princeton University and are known for their work on Darwin’s finches in the Galapagos Archipelago of Ecuador. This event is free and open to the public.

Piano Recital with Svetlana Nagachevskaya
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a guest recital with pianist Svetlana Nagachevskaya. Tickets are only available at the door, and cost $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.

Thursday, Oct. 31
Lavender Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Teaching and Learning Center, Room 229
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Take a break and enjoy a free lunch. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and talk about current events. Enjoy a free peanut butter and jelly sandwich lunch. This event is free and open to the public.

Vandal Volleyball vs. New Mexico State
7-8 p.m.
Memorial Gym
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Come cheer on the Vandal volleyball team as they take on New Mexico State.

Tubaween
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Tubaween is an annual Halloween concert featuring the University of Idaho’s famed tuba players. Student musicians carry on the Tubaween legacy with creative costumes, great music and family fun. Donations will be accepted at the door. Proceeds will go toward tuba and euphonium events, and guest artists.

Friday, Nov. 1
Iron Dad Challenge
4-5 p.m.
VandalStore
710 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Put your dad to the test in a series of mental and physical challenges. This is a great way to kick off Dads’ Weekend. Registration cost includes a Vandal dad mug and prizes will be awarded. Register online at www.sites.uidaho.edu/uirsvp/.

Vandal Brand Meats Pairings
6-7 p.m.
Moscow Alehouse
226 W. 6th St. in Moscow
Come sample the finest Vandal Brand Meats products and pair them with samples from local breweries. There will be special giveaways, music and fun for those 21 years or older. Tickets can be purchased online at www.sites.uidaho.edu/uirsvp/ and cost $15 per person.

Film Viewing of “The To Do List”
7-9 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a free viewing of the film “The To Do List” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment.

Jazz Bands and Jazz Choirs
7:30-9:00 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a concert put on by the Lionel Hampton School of Music featuring the Jazz Bands and Jazz Choirs. Tickets are only available at the door, and cost $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.

Film Viewing of “The To Do List”
9:30-11:00 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a free viewing of the film “The To Do List” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Dads’ Weekend Golf Tournament
6:30-10:00 a.m.
Idaho Golf Course
1215 Nez Perce Dr. in Moscow
Come participate in the Dads’ Weekend golf tournament hosted by the Student Alumni Relations Board. Tickets are available online at www.sites.uidaho.edu/uirsvp/ and cost $80 per two-person team.

Ring Ceremony
8:30-10:30 a.m.
Administration Building, Auditorium
851 Campus Dr. in Moscow
Please join University of Idaho Interim President, Don Burnett, and director of Alumni Relations, Steve Johnson, for the University of Idaho Ring Ceremony. Students, parents and guests are invited to attend a free continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m., followed by the ceremony when graduating students will be presented their class rings. RSVP by Oct. 30 at alumni@uidaho.edu.

Vandal Brand Meats Tour

10-11 a.m.
Up Farm Road off Perimeter Drive in Moscow
Meet the Vandal Brand Meats team for a free tour of the production process. Operated by College of Agricultural and Life Sciences students, Vandal Brand Meats is a teaching, research and public service facility under the Department of Animal and Veterinary Science. Buy tailgate goodies, taste samples, tour the facility and learn more about the program. RSVP at www.sites.uidaho.edu/uirsvp/.

Football Open House
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
J.A. Albertson Building, Room 101
875 Campus Dr. in Moscow
Come enjoy coffee, soda and cookies before the football game with fellow Vandal fans.

Cruise the World
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Student Union Building, Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
University of Idaho is starting a new tradition by hosting Cruise the World in November each year. This event will lead into International Education Week, celebrating international education and exchange worldwide. Cruise the World’s theme this year is Harvest Festivals.

University of Idaho vs. Texas State University Football Game

2-5 p.m.
ASUI Kibbie-Activity Center
1000 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Celebrate Dads’ Weekend by watching the Vandals play the Texas State University Bobcats. Bring dads and don’t miss the excitement. Tickets can be purchased online through the University of Idaho Ticket Office or by phone at (208) 885-6466.

Dueling Pianos Dinner and Entertainment
6-7 p.m.
Student Union Building, Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy dinner and a show with the number one all-request dueling piano performance in America. Tickets cost $25 per person for dinner and the show. RSVP online at www.sites.uidaho.edu/uirsvp/.

Vandal Volleyball vs. Texas-Pan American
8-10 p.m.
Memorial Gym
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Come cheer on the Vandal volleyball team as they take on Texas-Pan American.

Film Viewing of “The To Do List”
9:30-11:00 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a free viewing of the film “The To Do List” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment.

Sunday, Nov. 3
Breaststroke 4 Hope
10-11 a.m.
UI Swim Center
1040 Rayburn Dr. in Moscow
The UI Swim Team and the Greek community have joined forces to host the first annual Breaststroke 4 Hope charity race. Breaststroke 4 Hope is a grassroots organization that conducts races around the country to raise money for breast cancer awareness and education.
The one-hour relay features six person fraternity teams captained by a swimmer from the UI
Swim Team. Each team will swim for a period of one hour to compete for most laps swam and most money raised. Proceeds from the event are donated to the Women’s Breast Health Initiative.

Vandal Soccer vs. Seattle University

1-3 p.m.
Guy Wicks Field
1300 W. 6th St. in Moscow
Come cheer on the Vandal women’s soccer team as they take on Seattle University.

Film Viewing of “The To Do List”

3-5 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a free viewing of the film “The To Do List” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment.

For more university events, visit www.uidaho.edu/calendar.
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