Upcoming Events: Sept. 22, 2014 - Sept. 28, 2014

Boilermaker Special - Free Ride Fridays

Friday, September 26

Stewart Center, west side

The Purdue Reamer Club is pleased to offer FREE RIDE FRIDAYS to the Purdue Community. Pick-up and drop-off are on the west side of Stewart Center about every 15 minutes. All rides are weather-permitting. Rides typically run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., but can vary based on pilot availability. Consult the Purdue Reamers Facebook page for schedule changes.

PASE Fun Football Fridays

Friday, September 26

On campus

Be sighted on campus with a PASE t-shirt by the group's leaders on Fridays before a home football game, and you may win a prize. PASE stands for Purdue Alumni Student Experience and is the largest student organization on campus.

Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott (1966)

Friday, September 26 - Sunday, September 28

Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts, 552 West Wood Street, West Lafayette, IN

Performed by Purdue Theatre, this masterfully constructed thriller moves from one moment of suspense to another as it builds toward an electrifying, breath-stopping final scene. Alone in her apartment and cut-off from the outside world, the blind heroine must fight for her life against a gang of ruthless criminals in a life-or-death struggle of wits. Don?t miss this first rate shocker! PG-13 for violence/terror and some drug content; recommended for ages 14 and up show times are: Friday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m.

Boilermaker Bridge Walk

Friday, September 26, 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

John T. Meyers Pedestrian Bridge on the Wabash

Purdue Athletics will host a special Homecoming edition of the popular Boiler Bridge Walk this Friday. Boilermaker fans are encouraged to gather at the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge on either side of the Wabash River at 5:30 p.m. The football team will soon join the Purdue faithful and walk from West Lafayette to Lafayette before heading to its team dinner. The Purdue spirit squad and Purdue Pete also will be on hand to greet fans and distribute free giveaways, and free Puccini's Smiling Teeth will be served.

Soccer vs. Minnesota

Friday, September 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Boilermaker Soccer Complex, 1350 McCormick Road, West Lafayette IN

Volleyball vs. Michigan

Friday, September 26, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Holloway Gymnasium, 1000 John R. Wooden Drive, West Lafayette, IN

Boilermaker Night Train Parade

Friday, September 26, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

West Lafayette - Purdue Campus area

The parade will feature walking units, vehicles and floats made by student organizations and local businesses. The route will begin at the corner of Pierce and State Street, west on State Street, north on Martin Jischke Drive, east on Third Street before turning north on University Street and ending at Mackey Arena. The parade will highlight this year's theme "Stay Gold."

Fowler Fall Harvest

Saturday, September 27

5th Street in downtown Fowler, IN

Celebrate a great day in downtown Fowler with arts and crafts, collectibles and food vendors, a rib cook off, family entertainment, bake sale and 5K run.

Dauch Alumni Center Open on Home Game Days

Saturday, September 27, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dauch Alumni Center

The Purdue Alumni staff will be at the Dauch Alumni Center for each home football game with the Spurgeon Hall of Spirit, Morse Library, and Rudolph Room open for visitors. Come in, grab some popcorn, check out the displays, and take your photo on a life-sized replica of the Boilermaker Special. We'll be open at 8:00 a.m. and close at the start of the game.

Boilermaker Crossing

Saturday, September 27, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Weist Plaza between Mackey and the Brees Academic building

Family-friendly games, inflatables, team appearances and live music take place at Boilermaker Crossing beginning three hours before game time and ending at kick-off. A special feature at the Crossing prior to the Homecoming game will be the Indianapolis Colts “Tailgate Tour.”

Purdue Homecoming

Saturday, September 27, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Stadium Mall

Join your fellow Purdue alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends on Stadium Mall from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Visit each unit?s tent, play games, and enjoy stage performances and food from some of your favorite local vendors.

211º Session (pep rally)

Saturday, September 27, 9:45 am - 10:30 am

Mackey Arena

The pre-game Purdue pep rally, titled 211º features the Purdue "All-American" Marching Band, second-year head football coach Darrell Hazell and the Boilermaker football players in Mackey Arena.

Homecoming - Purduettes Performance

Saturday, September 27, 10:15 am - 12:00 am

Stage near Armstrong Hall

Happy Homecoming! Stop by our PMO booth in the morning to visit with students and staff and pick up fun giveaways. The Purduettes are scheduled to perform on the Homecoming Stage at 10:15 a.m. The stage will be located near Armstrong Hall. The Purdue Varsity Glee Club is also hosting their annual Glee Club Alumni Tailgate.

Football vs. Iowa (Homecoming/Varsity P Weekend)

Saturday, September 27, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ross- Ade Stadium

Join the Boilermakers as they take on the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Volleyball vs. Michigan State

Saturday, September 27, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Holloway Gymnasium, 1000 John R. Wooden Drive, West Lafayette, IN

VeggieTales Live! Silly Song Sing-Along

Sunday, September 28

Loeb Playhouse, Stewart Center

Presented by Purdue Convocations. This rollicking musical review of VeggieTales? greatest hits is sure to delight families as our Veggie friends learn to consider each other?s feelings and wishes, and how to be a good friend at all times. Show times are 2:00 and 6:00 p.m.

School of Civil Engineering Naming

Sunday, September 28

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