Viking Days 2017: Social and Reunion Events

Viking Days Socials and Reunions

Learn more about Viking Days social and reunion events, including the Blast, the all-Augustana celebration of Viking Days recognizing milestone reunions for classes ending in 7 and 2.

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Alumni Band

Saturday, Oct. 14

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. 14

Rehearsal, 4:30 p.m., Kresge Recital Hall, Humanities Building. 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. 15

Rehearsal, 8:30 a.m., Elmen Center.
Worship, 10 a.m., Elmen Center.


Classes of 2012, 2007, 2002, 1997, 1992, 1987, 1982, 1977, 1972: Milestone Reunions

Saturday, Oct. 14

The Blast, 6:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn City Centre, 100 W. 8th St. This is the ultimate Augustana party, featuring food, dancing, games, door prizes, space to connect with your friends and classmates and more! We'll recognize the reunion classes ending in 7 and 2, but all classes are welcome and encouraged to attend. $25. Tickets are available at the door.


Class of 2007: 10th Class Reunion Tailgate

Saturday, Oct. 14

11:30 a.m., Kirkeby-Over Stadium. The Class of 2007 is invited to meet classmates on the party deck at the south end of the field (near the berm) before the game starts. Connect with old friends and receive a coupon for a free popcorn!


Class of 2002: 15th Class Reunion Social

Friday, Oct. 13

7:30 p.m., Associates and Co., 4601 E. 41st St. The Class of 2002 is invited to meet for an informal gathering to kick off Viking Days weekend. Adults only. Cash bar.


Nursing Class of 1996

Saturday, Oct. 14

5-6:30 p.m., Bracco World Cafe, 5001 S. Western Ave. A room will be reserved for the Nursing class of 1996 at Bracco; spouses are welcome. Dinner and drinks can be purchased on your own. Kindly RSVP to the 1996 Planning Committee at smklu04@bmtc.net. Plus, join our class Facebook group. We look forward to seeing you!


Class of 1987: 30th Reunion Social

Friday, Oct. 13

6-9 p.m., Paramount Studio Cocktails and Food, 307 S. Phillips Ave. Comment on the Class of 1987 Facebook group or text Michelle Connor at 712.539.1374.


Class of 1977: 40th Reunion Social

Friday, Oct. 13

8 p.m., Fellows' Presidential Residence (37th Street and Grange Avenue). The Class of 1977 is invited to a casual gathering at the President's House. Free — RSVP today. You may need to join the Class of 1977 Facebook group to RSVP.


Class of 1967: 50th Reunion

See all events for for the Class of 1967 on our 50th Class Reunion Events page.


Class of 1962: 55th Reunion

Thursday, Oct. 12

6 p.m. at 2908 S. Orchard Ave.

The Class of ’62 will gather at the home of Howard and Arlene Bich (2908 S. Orchard Ave.) at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12. It is open-ended throughout the evening. In-town graduates are asked to bring finger-like food, hors d’oeuvres and drinks of their choosing. These items will be shared with our out-of-town fellow alumni. Come for a time of fellowship and renewing of friendships. Call the Bich home at 605.275.6891 if you have trouble finding our home.


Class of 1957: 60th Mixer

Friday, Oct. 13

4 p.m. at Platinum Valley Clubhouse, 3427 W. 80th Place.


Class of 1952: 65th Gathering

Class agent, Leroy Stadem, has included this invitation in his summer class letter: "When you get to the campus, give me a call at 605.361.0987 and we'll arrange a time and place to have a visit, with as many as call me. We live only a few blocks from the Augie U!"