DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University’s (DSU) Homecoming week kicks off Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, and is packed with fun for all ages. Homecoming t-shirts can be purchased in May Hall room 205 for $10 and students may pick one up free of charge with a valid DSU ID.
Sunday, Oct. 7
Chili Cook-Off | 1 p.m. cooking, 5:30 p.m. judging, 6 p.m. tasting | Biesiot Activities Center | Free
Join us for the seventh annual Chili Cook-Off! To participate in the Chili Cook-Off, please register . Cooking will start at 1 p.m. and judging for all participants will happen at 5:30 p.m. There will be a free community tasting at 6 p.m.
Movie Night – Incredibles 2 | 7 p.m. | Biesiot Activities Center Field | Free
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to the annual Homecoming Family Movie Night! Incredibles 2 will be shown on the big screen.
Monday, Oct. 8
Master Illusionist Elliot Zimet | 7 p.m. | Stickney Auditorium | Free
Master Illusionist Elliot Zimet will perform for Dickinson State University students and the public; the show is free of charge and rated PG-13. Some material, illusions and possible language may be inappropriate for children under the age of 13. Audiences can expect exotic birds, humor, mentalism, and heart-pumping illusions. Zimet appeared as a semi-finalist on America’s Got Talent.
Wednesday, Oct. 10
DSU Volleyball vs. Valley City State University | 6 p.m. | Scott Gymnasium | Adults – $6, Students – $3, DSU Students, Faculty and Staff – Free
Thursday, Oct. 11
Blood Drive | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Student Center Ballroom 116B | Free
To sign-up for a time slot, please register at www.unitedbloodservices.org/.
Alumni Fellows & Honorees Banquet | 5:30 p.m. | Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge | $30 | RSVP Required
Each academic department has chosen to recognized a DSU alum. The chosen individuals are honored at the banquet and named Alumni Fellows. The DSU Heritage Foundation also presents the Young Hawk Award, Blue Feather Award, and the Golden Hawk Award. Please RSVP by calling the DSU Heritage Foundation at 483-2557.
Dickinson Area Concert Association presents William Florian | 7:30 p.m. | Stickney Auditorium | $30
Friday, Oct. 12
Woods Hall Ribbon Cutting | 9 a.m. | Woods Hall | Free
Emeriti Faculty/Staff Brunch | 9:30 a.m. | DSU Heritage Foundation | Invite Only
Campus Tour | 10 a.m. | Student Center | Free
Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet | 5 p.m. | Astoria Hotel & Event Center | $45 | RSVP Encouraged
This banquet will honor individuals on their athletic accomplishments during their collegiate career at Dickinson State University. Guests are asked to RSVP before the event and may contact Mandie Erickson at 701-260-9931 or Alicia Erickson at 701-483-2557 to do so. Tickets are $35 before the event or $45 at the door.
DSU Music Department Homecoming Concert | 7 p.m. | Stickney Auditorium | Adults – $5, Children, Seniors, Alumni, and DSU Students – Free
Reunion of the Decades | 7 p.m. | Local Taverns | Free
Saturday, Oct. 13
Tim Sigl 5K Mustache Dash | 8 a.m. | Biesiot Activities Center | $10
The Tim Sigl Mustache Dash is a 5K walk/run honoring a former DSU alumnus and DSU employee, Tim Sigl, who was killed in a car accident. Register by calling Alicia Erickson at 483-2557; registration will also be available the day of the race starting at 7:15 a.m.
Homecoming Parade | 10 a.m. | Free
Blue Hawk Tailgate | 10 a.m. | Biesiot Activities Center Parking Lot | Free
DSU Football vs. Mayville State University | 1 p.m. | Biesiot Activities Center | Blue Seating – $20, General Admission – $10, Students – $5, DSU Students, Faculty and Staff – Free
Coronation | Halftime | Biesiot Activities Center Field | Free
Postgame Social | Immediately Following Game | Ramada Grand Dakota Lounge | General Admission – $10, Blue Hawk Touchdown and Booster Club Members – Free
Sunday, Oct. 15
Rotary Pancake Karnival | 8 a.m.-1 p.m. | Biesiot Activities Center | In Advance – $6, At the Door – $10
• Tickets are available at the DSU Heritage Foundation.