Oct. 14: Ole Stock and Coronation
Join the festivities and kick off the 2013 Viking Days celebration with Ole Stock and Coronation on Monday, Oct. 14!
The picnic and Ole Stock for the Campus Community will begin at 5 p.m. in the Elmen Center. Coronation begins at 7 p.m. UPDATE: Due to rain, Coronation will be held inside the Elmen Center. Fireworks are being postponed to Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.
This year's homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at coronation ceremony. Members of this year's Royal Court are (shown at right): Patrick Brende (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Krista Youngberg (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Matt Anderson (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Amanda Strenge (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Jesse Fonkert (Mobridge, S.D.), Emily Grandprey (Windom, Minn.), Kade Klippenstein (Hot Springs, S.D.), Emily Weber (Sioux City, Iowa), Andrew Paulson (Jackson, Minn.) and Claire Bestul (Faribault, Minn.).
This year's Viking Days activities will include:
- Tuesday, Oct. 15: Hypnotist Kevin Hurley, pre-show at 7 p.m. in the Humanities atrium, hypnotist starts wt 8 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall.
- Wednesday, Oct. 16: Bonfire beginning at 8 p.m. on the Campus Green, featuring treats and the burning of the "A."
- Thursday, Oct. 17: Float Building beginning at 5 p.m. in the big white tent. Pizza and soda provided.
Friday, Oct. 18:
- For Students: Cirque Du Ole carnival at 4 p.m. on the campus green, dinner from 5 - 7 p.m, illusionist Reza at 8 p.m. in Kresge, and dance at 10 p.m. in the Back Alley.
- For Alumni and Friends: Beginning at 6 p.m., the Blue & Gold Gala, Hall of Fame Banquet, and Viking Days Kickoff Party, Holiday Inn City Centre
- Saturday, Oct. 19: Langskip 5K, PVA pancake FUNdraiser, Parade, football vs. Upper Iowa: 1 p.m., Kirkeby-Over Stadium, All-Class Reunion, Varieties and the Afterglow.
- Sunday, Oct. 20: Viking Days Worship and Brunch.