Here is the tentative Family Weekend 2013 schedule. Additional activities will be added in the coming months. Please check back for updates as you make plans to attend Family Weekend. Thank you!
9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
Luther Book Shop open Dahl Centennial Union main floor
Chapel Center for Faith and Life (CFL) Main Hall
Visitors can pick up a schedule of events and information about area attractions in the Dahl Centennial Union Lobby, 9:00 a.m. - noon.
Breakfast is available for purchase in the Dahl Centennial Union Dining Hall (lower level), 7:00–9:00 a.m.; short-order items can be purchased in Oneota Market (main level), 7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m., or in Marty’s (lower level), 9:00 a.m.–midnight.
8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Parents Council fall meeting various campus locations
For members of Luther's Parents Council.
Bike tour of Decorah's parks
Tour of Luther's hiking trails
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Luther Book Shop open Dahl Centennial Union, main floor
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Admissions Office open
Dahl Centennial Union, second floor
The Adventure Race--a 12-mile bike ride, 3-mile run, and a canoe/kayak leg--is sponsored by APO. Check back for registration details.
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Picnic Farwell Clearing (Library Lawn)
Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Picnic prices: $8.00 for adults; $4.00 for children 5-10; no charge for Luther students on board or children under 5. Rain location: Dahl Centennial Union Dining Hall
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Panel Presentation for Parents Valders Hall of Science Room 206
Luther faculty and staff will present information and answer questions about the student experience at Luther. Last year's panel presenters were Nancy Barry, professor of English and assistant to the dean for advising; Kris Franzen, director of residence life; Corby Preus, off-campus programs advisor, Center for Global Learning; and Gregory Peterson, associate professor of music and college organist.
Concert Band concert CFL Main Hall
Catholic Mass CFL Recital Hall
Presider: Father Phillip Gibbs, chaplain
Senior Class Reception Peace Dining Room, Dahl Centennial Union
All seniors and their families are invited to this informal event which has become a tradition for the Luther community.
Family Weekend Concert CFL Main Hall
The premier performance of several campus vocal and instrumental groups:
- Collegiate Chorale
- Cathedral Choir
- Aurora (first-year women)
- Norsemen (first-year men)
- Wind and Percussion Ensemble
- Varsity Band
Soda Shoppe Marty's, Dahl Centennial Union
Purchase ice cream treats served by Luther staff and students. Entertainment provided by Luther jazz ensembles. Sponsored by SAC Special Events.
Coffee, juice, and bagels can be purchased at Marty’s (Dahl Centennial Union, lower level). Sunday hours during Family Weekend are 8:00 a.m.-midnight.
9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Luther Book Shop Dahl Centennial Union main floor
Family Weekend Eucharist CFL Main Hall
Students, families, and guests are welcome to join the Luther congregation as we celebrate Holy Communion.
Preacher: Mike Blair, campus pastor; music: Nordic Choir
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Peace Sunday Brunch Dahl Centennial Union, second floor
Reservations are suggested; call 563.387.1514 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk-ins, please sign up in the Dahl Centennial Union lobby Sunday after 9:45 a.m. All members of party must be present before you will be seated. Cost: $13.50 for adults; $6.50 for children ages 5-10; free for children under age 5; $8.50 for Luther students with board plan after scanning ID card. Prices subject to change.