Viking Days 2018: Social and Reunion Events

Viking Days Socials and Reunions

Although we are highlighting the reunion years ending in 8 and 3, EVERYONE is welcome to attend the Blast, the all-Augustana celebration. Registration is now closed — just $15 at the door!

If your class is organizing an event not listed, please contact us at alumni@augie.edu and we'll add it.


Learn more about the special events planned for...


Alumni Band

Saturday, Oct. 20

Rehearsal, 11:15 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 Dr. Larry Petersen 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. 20

Rehearsal, 4:30 p.m., Hamre Recital Hall (formerly 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 Chapel of Reconciliation.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Rehearsal, 8:30 a.m., Chapel of Reconciliation.
Worship, 10 a.m., Chapel of Reconciliation.


Classes of 2013, 2008, 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, 1978, 1973: Milestone Reunions

Friday, Oct. 19

The Blast, 6:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn City Centre, 100 W. 8th St. This is the ultimate Augustana party, featuring food, games, door prizes, space to connect with your friends and classmates and more! We'll recognize the reunion classes ending in 3 and 8, but all classes are welcome and encouraged to attend. Registration is now closed Tickets ($15) will be available at the door.


Class of 2008: 10th Class Reunion Tailgate

Saturday, Oct. 20

11:30 a.m., Kirkeby-Over Stadium. The Class of 2008 is invited to meet classmates on the party deck at the north end of the field before the game starts. Enjoy root beer floats, hot cocoa, popcorn, fellowship and fun. Connect with old friends!


Class of 1993: 25th Class Reunion Tailgate

Saturday, Oct. 20

11:30 a.m., Tent in Augieville, outside Kirkeby-Over Stadium. The Class of 1993 is invited to a special tailgate with the Class of 1968. Meet your classmates here before heading over to the football game. Register today.

6-9 p.m., Josiah's. For the Class of ’93 members only, register for this event by Wednesday, Oct.17. Thanks to the generosity of a handful of local Class of ’93 members, the event is free to you. Hors d'oeuvres will be served and there will be a cash bar available. It is an open-house-style event, so you can come and go as you please. Josiah’s is one block away from the Washington Pavilion where the Saturday night concerts are held, making it easy to attend the party and still make it to the concerts.


Class of 1978: 40th Class Reunion Social

Saturday, Oct. 20

8-11 p.m., Fellows' Presidential Residence, 2817 S Grange Ave. The Class of 1978 is invited to a special social on Saturday night. Light snacks, Fernson beer, wine, soda and water will be available. There will be a suggested donation of $10 per person. You are also welcome to bring a bottle of wine. If you are going to the Alumni Achievement Banquet or Command Music Performance, feel free to stop afterwards!


Class of 1968: 50th Class Reunion Tailgate

Saturday, Oct. 20

11:30 a.m., Tent in Augieville, outside Kirkeby-Over Stadium. The Class of 1968 is invited to a special tailgate with the Class of 1993. Meet your classmates here before heading over to the football game. Register today.


Class of 1968: 50th Reunion

See all events for for the Class of 1968 on our 50th Class Reunion Events page.


Class of 1963: 55th Reunion Social

Thursday, Oct. 18

5 p.m. – into the evening, 3427 West 80th St. in the Platinum Valley Town Homes Community Building. Our classmate, Don Gohl, and his wife, Judy, live in one of the town homes. This is where we met five years ago, so it will be familiar to many of you. DIRECTIONS: Drive south on Louise to 77th Street, go west (right) approximately ¼ of a block, then a bit south.

What to bring: For those of you who live IN the Sioux Falls area, maybe you could bring a snack/hors d’oeuvres, plus beverages of your own choice. For those of you who live OUT-OF-STATE or OUT-OF-AREA, just bring your beverage of choice. Please RSVP to Arlene Bich at habich@sio.midco.net. If you have any questions, you may call Arlene at 605.491.0635.


Nursing Class of 1958 60th Reunion Schedule

Friday, Oct. 19

11 a.m., Lunch at Grille 26 (26th and Western), 1716 S. Western Ave, Sioux Falls
12:30 p.m., Sioux Valley Medical Museum Tour (at Sanford Hospital)
2-4 p.m., First Lutheran Church (Join the Class of 1958)


Class of 1958: 60th Reunion Gathering

Friday, Oct. 19

  • 2-4 p.m., Gathering Room, First Lutheran Church, 327 S Dakota Ave.
    "Conversation/Coffee/Cake" Augie Class of 1958
    Class Photo at 3 p.m.
    Memorial Moments at 3:30 p.m. in the First Lutheran Chapel
  • 5 p.m., Food and Fellowship at the Royal Fork Buffet, 4610 W. Empire Place
    (Remembrances of “Barney’s Beanery”... Augie’s cafeteria “in our day”)