OCTOBER 20 - 22, 2017

Schedule



All events are open to students, families, alumni and the community. The finalized schedule will be available on September 22.

Friday, October 20

 

9:00am – 5:00pm

Western Associated Students Bookstore Open

10:00am – 4:00pm

Coded Threads: Textile and Technology, Western Gallery

2:00pm – Dusk

A.S. Lakewood Facility Open – FREE rentals

7:30pm – 9:30pm

Sanford Hill Piano Series

8:00pm – 9:30pm

Dead Parrots Society Duo Show

Saturday, October 21

9:00am – 4:00pm

Fall Family Open House Welcome Center

  • Stop in the Welcome Center to check-in, grab a cup of coffee, pick up an event guide, and get campus/community information. There will be staff and students on hand to answer any questions you may have.

10:00am – 11:00am

Welcome Reception and Presentation

  • The presentation will begin at 10:15am in CF 115

10:00am –  4:00pm

Coded Threads: Textile and Technology, Western Gallery

11:00am –  3:30pm

Residence Halls Open House

11:00am – 2:00pm

Departmental Open Houses

  • Visit the faculty, staff and students from a variety of departments on campus including Theatre, Dance, Music, Design, Art, CHSS, Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychology, English, CSD, Communications, Anthropology, Woodring, Huxley, College of Business and Economics, Computer Science, Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Western Libraries, and more!

11:00am – 11:45am

Presentations

12:00pm – 12:45pm

Presentations

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Nobody's Ever Alone in the Forest (Arntzen Hall 100)

  • Nobody's Ever Alone in the Forest is a humorous 30 minute play for all ages about old growth ecology. This stars talking trees, a rapping vole and a grumpy volcano who tell the story of interactions in an ancient forest. The actors are environmental education majors from Huxley College of the Environment. Students and faculty will be available after the play to talk about the environmental studies majors at Huxley.

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Presentations

1:30pm – 2:10pm

Soft Steps at Timberline

  • Soft Steps at Timberline is a humorous 40 minute play for all ages about timberline ecology. This stars a talking mountain goat, marmot and other creatures who defend their subalpine ecosystem by educating an ignorant hiking boot. The actors are environmental education majors from Huxley College of the Environment. Students and staff will be available after the play to answer questions about the environmental studies programs at Huxley.

2:00pm

WWU Women's Soccer vs. Central Washington

  • Tickets available at the Western Box Office, 360-650-6146.

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Presentations

2:00pm – 2:50pm

Tours

2:00pm – 3:15pm

Planetarium Show

  • Tickets available for $10 at the Western Box Office, PAC Lobby.

3:00pm – 3:50pm

Tours

3:00pm – 3:50pm

Tours

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Dead Parrots Society

  • Get ready to laugh! Enjoy an hour of hilarious improv with Western's national award winning improv group, The Dead Parrots Society. $4 suggested donation accepted at the door.

3:30pm – 4:45pm

Planetarium Show

  • Tickets available for $10 at the Western Box Office, PAC Lobby.

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Cider and Donuts

  • Gather with families and students near the Wilson Library side of the Mann Family Skybridge to enjoy cider and donuts.

5:00pm – 6:15pm

Planetarium Show

  • Tickets available for $10 at the Western Box Office, PAC Lobby.

5:00pm

Dinner with Your Student

  • Explore the dining options in Bellingham! Swing by the Welcome Center to get a list of suggestions.

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Stars and Stripes Carnival

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Whose Live Anyway?

  • Join the cast from the Emmy Nominated TV Show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” for “Whose Live Anyway?” Enjoy 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song. See some of your favorite Whose Line games plus some new ones. Bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage. It’s always a new show and it’s hilarious! It’ll leave you feeling good for many days later. Tickets available at the Western Box Office, PAC Lobby, 360-650-6146, starting September 22.

8:00pm – 9:30pm

Dead Parrots Society    $3 at the door

  • Squaktoberfest continues with the return of The Dead Parrot Society Duo show!

Sunday, October 22

10:00am – 9:00pm

Wade King Recreation Center Open

10:00am – 3:00pm

Western Associated Students Bookstore Open

10:00am – 1:00pm

Fall Family Open House Welcome Center

10:30am – 1:30pm

Sunday Brunch

12:00pm – dusk

AS Lakewood Facility



*Please note: Administrative offices are open during regular business hours, generally 8am to 5pm on Friday, October 20. Administrative offices are not open on Saturday, October 21 or Sunday, October 22.


Page Updated 07.18.2017