Welcome bulldog families!

Get a taste of college life on campus and in the Duluth community.

ALL WEEKEND



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|PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT
|Downtown Duluth
|All Weekend

Visit the landmarks and take family photographs at the locations listed on the contest map. Next, share your favorite five photos in a post on The Greater Downtown Council's Facebook page with the hashtag "#GetDowntown". Participants must "like" the Greater Downtown Council's Facebook page to be eligible to win.

For more information and locations, click here.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30



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North Shore Scenic Railroad - Duluth, MN

|NORTH SHORE SCENIC RAILROAD
|Duluth Depot - 506 W Michigan St.
|Departure time: 6 p.m.
|Return time: 8:30 p.m.

A 2.5 hour evening excursion up the North Shore of Lake Superior. Enjoy pizza and fun for the whole Bulldog family! An 8" Domino's Pizza and a soda for each person is included with your ticket fare (or $1 off adult beverages), with additional items and snacks for sale, and on the way back enjoy live music in the baggage/concession car!

A cash bar of beer and wine is also available on most excursions.

This trip is handicap accessible on an outdoor seating car, but there are no handicap accessible restrooms on the train. Pets are not allowed. Ages 2 and under are free and do not need a ticket.

Visit www.DuluthTrains.com to make a reservation, or call 218-722-1273.
Use offer code "umdfam16" for booking tickets on www.DuluthTrains.com for the Music & Pizza Train.
With the purchase of a train ticket you can purchase a Duluth Depot museum (including railroad museum) ticket for half price! The half off museum ticket rate is: $6 for adults and $3 for children. 


|UMD WOMEN'S SOCCER
|Malosky Stadium
|6 p.m.
|$3 per person for UMD Family Members. Buy tickets here! Use the promocode: FAMILY.

Come watch the Bulldogs take on the Upper Iowa University Peacocks!


|UMD WOMEN'S HOCKEY GAME
|AMSOIL Arena
|7 p.m.
|$5 per person for UMD Family Members. Buy tickets here! Use the promocode: FAMILY.

Come watch the Bulldogs take on the Boston College Eagles!


|UMD MOVIE NIGHT
|Bohannon 90
|"Finding Dory"
|7 p.m.
|Free

Come on over to UMD's Bohannon Hall 90 to watch a family-friendly movie! Guests are welcome to bring food and non-alcoholic beverages and the first 50 people at the movie will get free popcorn!
Sponsored by the Kirby Program Board


|PLANETARIUM SHOW
|Marshall W. Alworth Hall
|Show: Chemistry of the Our Solar Sytem
|7 p.m.
|$5 - adults, $3 - kids (6-12), seniors and students with ID, FREE - children 5 & under

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium is showing "Chemistry of the Our Solar Sytem" - 'What the Universe is really made of!' tonight!


|UMD THEATRE PRESENTS - ONE RIVER
|Marshall Performing Arts Center - Dudley Experimental Theatre
|7:30 p.m.
|$21 adult | $16 Senior & UMD Faculty/Staff | $10 Student | $8 UMD Student

Dramatizing the journalism of the One River, Many Stories project, One River is an evocative exploration of place, examining what it means to live in the St. Louis River watershed.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the UMD Theatre's website


|TWEED MUSEUM OF ART
|Tweed Museum of Art
|9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
|Free

Walk through the on-campus museum, Tweed Museum of Art and view their various collections of art.


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1


|HOUSING & RESIDENCE LIFE BREAKFAST
|Kirby Student Center Porch (adjacent to the Kirby Lounge)
|8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
|FREE

Come join us for a free continental breakfast in the Kirby Lounge, (first come, first served)! After breakfast, join us in the lounge for the Champ Chats and Info Fair! (Sign up for the event below)



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Memorial Blood Centers

|UMD FAMILY WEEKEND BLOOD DRIVE
A Service Project Sponsored by Greek Life

|Memorial Blood Center Bus Parked near Bus Hub - In old Bus Turnaround on Kirby Drive
- Register by the main bookstore before heading to the bus
|9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
|Free - Sign-up at the link below!
|Bonus! Every presenting donor will receive a FREE T-Shirt!

Every two seconds someone needs blood. And all blood types are needed every day by our neighbors, friends, classmates, or a family member in need. You can be the type who steps up to give and helps save lives. Blood donation is easy, safe and typically takes less than an hour. Check your calendar, schedule your appointment, and be the life-saving type!

Schedule your blood donation today and be assured that you get the exact appointment time you want! Contact Michele at (218) 740-1541 or mkeil@mbc.org – or SCHEDULE DONATION online, Enter Sponsor Code: 2094.


|CHAMP CHATS & INFO FAIR
|Kirby Student Center Lounge
|9:30 - 11 a.m.
|Free

After stopping by the continental breakfast, join us in the Kirby Lounge and visit information booths from various departments and colleges. Throughout the morning, 5-minute Champ Chats will fill the room and highlight topics to appeal to students and their families.
For our future Bulldogs, there will be lawn games on the Kirby Terrace for kids of all ages (this is a Pokemon stop location too!). Don’t forget to get your picture taken with Champ. You won't want to miss this big event of the weekend!

Rain site for outdoor games is Kirby Rafters (third floor Kirby Student Center)

SIGN UP for this event here! Signing up will also get you entered in the drawing to win one of two Grand Prizes!!


|TAILGATE AND CHALK TALK
|Malosky Stadium at Griggs Field
|11:30 a.m.
|Tailgate Food Cost: $6.00. Register here!

Get a special preview of how the Bulldogs will secure a victory against Moorhead from coach Curt Wiese, one of 10 head coaches from across the nation who is up for the 2016 Allstate Insurance Good Works Team.
Then, head to the tailgating lot to enjoy food before the football game.

Tickets must be purchased in advance on this site (link above). Please note: this ticket does NOT grant access to the football game, tailgate tickets are separate from game tickets.


|UMD FOOTBALL GAME
|Malosky Stadium
|1:05 p.m.
|$5 per person for UMD Family Members. Buy tickets here! Use the promocode: FAMILY.

Come watch the Bulldogs take on the Moorhead Dragons!


|PLANETARIUM SHOW
|Marshall W. Alworth Hall
|Stellar Saturday shows!
|2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
|$5 - adults, $3 - kids (6-12), seniors and students with ID, FREE - children 5 & under

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium is showing:
2 p.m. - "Amazing Star Gazing" (children's show)
7 p.m. - " Light Years From Andromeda" (Full Dome Movie plus more!)

Shows are presented live by planetarium staff or members of the Arrowhead Astronomical Society.


|TWEED MUSEUM OF ART
|Tweed Museum of Art
|1 - 5 p.m.
|Free

Walk through the on-campus museum, Tweed Museum of Art and view their various collections of art.


|UMD WOMEN'S HOCKEY GAME
|AMSOIL Arena
|3 p.m.
|$5 per person for UMD Family Members. Buy tickets here! Use the promocode: FAMILY.

Come watch the Bulldogs take on the Boston College Eagles!


|ESCAPE ROOM
|Solve Entertainment - 408 W Superior St.
|4 p.m. (sold out), 6 p.m. (sold out), 8 p.m. limited availability. More times available at Solve Entertainment's website
|$21.75 (includes tax)

This event is offered during 4 different time slots on Saturday, October 1st:
a.) 4:00 p.m.(sold out), or b.) 6:00 p.m.(sold out), or d.) 8:00 p.m. limited availability. Please visit Solve Entertainment for tickets.

Solve Entertainment creates live-action, interactive and immersive entertainment experiences. With a commitment to high levels of quality and creativity, SolveEnt aims to transform the local entertainment landscape with real-world, tangible and tactile adventures where the audience becomes the hero.

This year's puzzle is "You have 60 minutes to save your family cabin from the wrecking ball."

Tickets for these events are limited (10 tickets total are sold for each adventure time slot). Please sign up before September 23rd.
This is a family friendly event. All participants are required to have a ticket to participate.
a.) The 4:00 p.m. time slot is SOLD OUT!
b.) The 6:00 p.m. time slot is SOLD OUT!

c.) Limited availability for the 8:00 p.m. time slot, please visit Solve Entertainment for tickets.

One week before this event, if you have registered to participate, Solve Entertainment will contact you to collect payment to participate in this event. The cost per ticket is $21.75, which includes tax. Tickets must be paid to participate.

For directions, or more information visit the Solve Entertainment Website.


|NORTH SHORE SCENIC RAILROAD
|Duluth Depot - 506 W Michigan St.
|Departure time: 6 p.m.
|Return time: 8:30 p.m.

A 2.5 hour evening excursion up the North Shore of Lake Superior. Enjoy pizza and fun for the whole Bulldog family! An 8" Domino's Pizza and a soda for each person is included with your ticket fare (or $1 off adult beverages), with additional items and snacks for sale, and on the way back enjoy live music in the baggage/concession car!


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North Shore Scenic Railroad

A cash bar of beer and wine is also available on most excursions.

This trip is handicap accessible on an outdoor seating car, but there are no handicap accessible restrooms on the train. Pets are not allowed. Ages 2 and under are free and do not need a ticket.

Visit www.DuluthTrains.com to make a reservation, or call 218-722-1273.
Use offer code "umdfam16" for booking tickets on www.DuluthTrains.com for the Music & Pizza Train.
With the purchase of a train ticket you can purchase a Duluth Depot museum (including railroad museum) ticket for half price! The half off museum ticket rate is: $6 for adults and $3 for children.  


|UMD MEN'S HOCKEY GAME
|AMSOIL Arena
|7:07 p.m.
|$20 per person for UMD Family Members. Buy tickets here! Use the promocode: FAMILY.
On sale beginning September 19 @ 10a.m.

Come watch the Bulldogs take on the Michigan Tech Huskies!


|UMD THEATRE PRESENTS - ONE RIVER
|Marshall Performing Arts Center - Dudley Experimental Theatre
|7:30 p.m.
|$21 adult | $16 Senior & UMD Faculty/Staff | $10 Student | $8 UMD Student

Dramatizing the journalism of the One River, Many Stories project, One River is an evocative exploration of place, examining what it means to live in the St. Louis River watershed.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the UMD Theatre's website


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2


WALK FOR WISHES
|
Bagley Nature Area at UMD
|10 a.m. - Run. or 11 a.m. - Walk.
|$20 Adult walker | $15 Student walker | $20 Adult runner | $15 Student runner

Participate in the 2nd annual Walk For Wishes® Duluth! Walk For Wishes is an event that gives you the choice to participate in either a 5K trail run or a 2.5K walk.
This Make-A-Wish® event raises funds for the future wishes of children in our community battling life-threatening medical conditions.

For more information or to register, please visit the Walk for Wishes website.


NATURE WALK
|
Location: TBA
|Time: TBA
|Cost: TBA

Check back in the coming weeks for more details!


BRUNCH and SELF-GUIDED TOUR AT GLENSHEEN MANSION - SOLD OUT!
|
Glensheen Mansion, 3300 London Road
|10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
|SOLD OUT

Join us at Glensheen, the Historic Estate!

Start the morning off with a self-guided tour and step into the lives of the Congdon family. Learn about Duluth's history, and wander the grounds of our very own private mansion. After you tour, join us for brunch! There will be a special welcome from Dr. Lisa Erwin, UMD's Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students!

$14.25 includes the self-guided tour and access to the brunch!
UMD students and their family members are each required to have a ticket for this event.

This is a family-friendly event.
Tickets must be purchased in advance on this website. Tickets for this event are SOLD OUT.


|UMD WOMEN'S SOCCER
|Malosky Stadium
|1 p.m.
|$3 per person for UMD Family Members. Buy tickets here! Use the promocode: FAMILY.

Come watch the Bulldogs take on the Winona State Warriors!


|UMD THEATRE PRESENTS - ONE RIVER
|Marshall Performing Arts Center - Dudley Experimental Theatre
|2 p.m.
|$21 adult | $16 Senior & UMD Faculty/Staff | $10 Student | $8 UMD Student

Dramatizing the journalism of the One River, Many Stories project, One River is an evocative exploration of place, examining what it means to live in the St. Louis River watershed.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the UMD Theatre's website


|UMD MEN'S HOCKEY GAME
|AMSOIL Arena
|4: 07 p.m.
|$20 per person for UMD Family Members. Buy tickets here! Use the promocode: FAMILY.
On sale beginning September 19 @ 10a.m.

Come watch the Bulldogs take on the Michigan Tech Huskies!


|TWEED MUSEUM OF ART
|Tweed Museum of Art
|1 - 5 p.m.
|Free

Walk through the on-campus museum, Tweed Museum of Art and view their various collections of art.