50th Class Reunion Events


Members of the Class of 1966 are invited to join us at these events in honor of their 50th class reunion.


Thursday, Oct. 13: Class of 1966 50th Reunion Kickoff Gathering

Time: 5:30 p.m., at Lee '66 and Jan '68 Halstenson's home, 5905 S. Grand Prairie Dr., Sioux Falls.

The Class of 1966 will meet at Lee '66 and Jan '68 Halstenson's home to kick off a weekend of fun with classmates. This social will feature a heavy appetizer buffet and lots of time to catch up with old friends.


Friday, Oct. 14: Honor Guard Coffee & Social Time

9-11 a.m., Morrison Commons.

Graduates from 1966 and earlier are invited to join us for coffee and conversation from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, in Morrison Commons.


Friday, Oct. 14: Honor Guard Luncheon

11:30 a.m., Falls Room, Holiday Inn City Centre, downtown Sioux Falls.

A festive luncheon for graduates who have celebrated their 50th class reunion. Members of the class of 1966 will be inducted into the honor guard at this time.

Reunion photos for the classes of 1946, 1951, 1956 and 1961 will be taken during the luncheon.


Friday, Oct. 14: 50th Reunion Memorial Service

1:30 p.m., Chapel of Reconciliation.

The class of 1966 will remember and honor departed classmates.


Friday, Oct. 14: Trolley Campus Tour

2 p.m., Commons Circle.

Bruce Halverson '66 will lead the Class of 1966 on a special tour of campus. The trolley will be available for those who do not wish to walk.


Friday, Oct. 14: Class of 1966 50th Reunion Banquet

5:30 p.m., Schulte Room, Washington Pavilion.

Members of the Class of 1966 will celebrate their 50th Class Reunion at a banquet and social beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, in the Schulte Room of the historic Washington Pavilion in downtown Sioux Falls. The reunion class photo will be taken at this event.


Friday, Oct. 14: Command Performance

7:30 p.m., Great Hall, Washington Pavilion.

Featuring appearances by Augustana's Band, Orchestra, Choirs, Percussion Ensemble, Northlanders Jazz Band and more! Your 50th Class Reunion Banquet ticket includes entry into this performance.


Friday, Oct. 14: 50th Reunion After-Party, featuring music by the Fabulous Jadesmen

9 p.m., Schulte Room, Washington Pavilion.

After the banquet and following the Command Performance, join us back in the Schulte Room for an After-Party featuring music by the Fabulous Jadesmen!


Saturday, Oct. 15: 50th Reunion Tailgate

11:30 a.m., Fellows' Presidential Residence, 37th Street & Grange Ave.

The class of 1966 is invited to this special lunch. The event is free.


Saturday, Oct. 15: 50th Reunion Wind-down Gathering

After the football game

The class of 1966 is invited to a Wind-down Gathering at the home of Bruce and Mary Boyd, 2025 S. Austin Drive, Sioux Falls.


Saturday, Oct. 15: The Blast: An All-Augustana Celebration of Viking Days

6:30 p.m., The District.

This is the ultimate class reunion event recognizing the classes ending in 6 and 1 and featuring food, dancing, games, door prizes, interactive photo galleries and more!

This fun event will feature:

  • An interactive photo gallery featuring historic photos from your time at Augie
  • Great food and a cash bar
  • DJ and dancing
  • Plenty of games
  • Door prizes (register early to get two tickets for the drawing)
  • Photos taken of reunion year classes (1971-2011)
  • Share pictures from the night with the selfie photo booth