Oct. 19: Viking Days Celebrations Continue

Event Details


Date: October 18, 2013

Location: Augustana Campus, Washington Pavilion

Ticket Info: Registration is required for some events

Homecoming celebrations continue on Saturday, Oct. 19, with the Langskip 5K, the PVA pancake FUNdraiser, the parade, Viking football  vs. Upper Iowa, the All-Class Reunion the 60th anniversary celebration of Viking Varieties and the Afterglow.

Events for Saturday, Oct. 19:

  • Langskip 5K: 9 a.m. Fellows' Presidential Residence, 37th Street and Grange Avenue. Check in at 8:30 a.m.; race begins at 9 a.m. Register.
  • Viking Days Pancake Feed: 9:30 a.m. Commons Drive and Grange Avenue. Come to the parade ready to eat pancakes and see faculty members (our guest pancake flippers!) from the Performing and Visual Arts department. This is a FUNdraiser to benefit the PVA. Tickets are $7 and will be available at the event.
  • Homecoming Parade: 10:30 a.m., College Drive (formerly 28th St.) to 33rd Street on Grange Avenue.

The homecoming parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. To accommodate the parade, no parking will be allowed on the parade route effective 6 a.m. until the end of the parade.

  • 28th St. (College Drive) — From Prairie Ave. to Grange Ave.
  • Grange Ave. — From 26th St. to 33rd St.

Any questions, contact Campus Safety at 605.274.4014.

  • Viking Days Tailgate:  11:30 a.m. outside Kirkeby-Over Stadium. Bring your family for lunch and games for the kids before the Vikings kickoff. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the event.
  • Viking Days Football Game vs. Upper Iowa: 1 p.m., Kirkeby-Over Stadium.
  • All-Class Reunion: 6 p.m., Washington Pavilion. All alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to catch up with friends and celebrate with reunion classes ending in 3 and 8. Enjoy great food and drinks and take in the 60th anniversary show of Viking Varieties! SOLD OUT.
  • Viking Varieties: 8 p.m., Mary Sommervold Hall, Washington Pavilion. SOLD OUT.
  • The Augustana Afterglow: 9:30 p.m., Washington Pavilion Lobbies. The party continues following Varieties at the Afterglow! Enjoy desserts, fun and dancing on all levels of the Washington Pavilion.

View the full Viking Days schedule, including details about alumni choir and pep band rehearsals.