Viking Days 2016: Social and Reunion Events

Augustana alumni dance at their class reunion at Viking Days 2015

Learn more about Viking Days social and reunion events, including the Blast, the all-Augustana celebration of Viking Days for alumni, faculty/staff, parents and friends honoring the reunion classes ending in 6 and 1.

Registration is now closed for Viking Days 2016.
For Saturday night's Blast party, tickets will be available at the door. We hope to see you there!

Alumni Band

Saturday, Oct. 15

Rehearsal, 11 a.m., Lillehaug Band Room. Band alumni are invited to perform with the pep band during the Vikings football game. Interested alumni should report to the Lillehaug Band Room for rehearsal with pep band director Brian Hanegan and will walk over to the stadium at noon. The pep band will play in the tailgate area and during the game.


Alumni Choir

Saturday, Oct. 15

Rehearsal, 4:30 p.m. Choir Room. All choir alumni are invited to sing under the direction of Dr. Paul Nesheim, director of The Augustana Choir. Alumni will sing with The Augustana Choir during Viking Days Worship on Sunday in the Elmen Center.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Worship, 10 a.m. Elmen Center.


Class of 2011: 5th Reunion

Saturday, Oct. 15
Class Social, 3-6 p.m., Fernson on 8th, 201 N. Weber Ave. #100. The class of 2011 will be gathering at classmate Blake Thompson’s brewery tasting room. Contact Class Agents: Rachel Gerber and Regan Diller.

The Blast, 6:30 p.m., The District, The Empire Mall, 4521 W. Empire Place. This is the ultimate Augustana party with food, fun, games, dancing, prizes and giveaways. Your reunion picture will be taken at this event. Tickets are $30 and available at the door.


Class of 2006: 10th Reunion

Friday, Oct. 14

Class Bonfire, 7-9 p.m., the Sonnichsens’ house, 1500 E. 30th St. Contact Class Agents: Alison Antoine and Kim Sonnichsen-Skatvold.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Family Time, 4-5 p.m., McKennan Park. Time for our future Vikings to play together. We will gather everyone for a family photo. Contact Class Agents: Alison Antoine and Kim Sonnichsen-Skatvold.

The Blast, 6:30 p.m., The District, The Empire Mall, 4521 W. Empire Place. This is the ultimate Augustana party with food, fun, games, dancing, prizes and giveaways. Your reunion picture will be taken at this event. Tickets are $30 and available at the door.


Class of 1981: 35th Reunion

Friday, Oct. 14

Class Social, 8:30 p.m., Mark Berdahl’s loft, 231 S. Phillips Ave. #300. Please join us at Mark’s place on the corner of 11th and Phillips. Jessup Cellars wine, Fernson beer and snacks and tons of great conversation! Join us there to kick off a great weekend! Contact Class Agents: Becky Blue and Kirsten Biondi.

Saturday, Oct. 15

The Blast, 6:30 p.m., The District, The Empire Mall, 4521 W. Empire Place. This is the ultimate Augustana party with food, fun, games, dancing, prizes and giveaways. Your reunion picture will be taken at this event. Tickets are $30 and available at the door.


Class of 1976: 40th Reunion

Friday, Oct. 14

Class Social, 8:30 p.m., Augustana Fellows’ Presidential Residence. Please join us at the Balcers’ house, a.k.a. Augustana’s Fellows’ Presidential Residence. This is an informal class social and a BYOB affair. Brad will have food, glasses and ice; you bring what you want to consume. The house will be open at 8 p.m. Contact Class Agent: Brad Heegel.

Saturday, Oct. 15

The Blast, 6:30 p.m., The District, The Empire Mall, 4521 W. Empire Place. This is the ultimate Augustana party with food, fun, games, dancing, prizes and giveaways. Your reunion picture will be taken at this event. Tickets are $30 and available at the door.


Classes of 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1971: Milestone Reunions

Saturday, Oct. 15

The Blast, 6:30 p.m. at The District, The Empire Mall, 4521 W. Empire Place. This is the ultimate Augustana party with food, fun, games, dancing, prizes and giveaways. Your reunion picture will be taken at this event. Tickets are $30 and available at the door.


Class of 1966: 50th Reunion

See all events for for the Class of 1966 on our 50th Class Reunion Events page.