Yes, it’s St. Olaf College’s Homecoming Weekend. The Classes of 1990, 1995, 2000, and 2005 will celebrate their milestone reunions alongside a young alumni reunion designed for the Classes of 2006-2010. Additionally, parents of current students are invited to check in on their students several weeks into the academic year. So, heads up, there’ll be lots of Oles around town.
Thursday, September 30th: Exhibit Pre-Opening Sneak Preview: St. Olaf Class of ’05 Art Show, 4 to 7 p.m., ArtOnWater Gallery, Lonesome Dan Kase, 8 to 11 p.m., Tavern Lounge, and Matt Arthur and Friends, 8 p.m., Contented Cow.
Friday, October 1st: BBoy Battle, 7 p.m., West Gym on the Carleton College campus, First Glimpse Informal Dance Concert, 3:30 p.m., Dittman Center on the St. Olaf College campus, Tim Freeland, 6 to 8 p.m., Butler’s Steak & Ale, Cantori Hymn Festival, 7:30 p.m., Boe Memorial Chapel on the St. Olaf College campus, Ian Alexy, 8 to 11 pm., Tavern Lounge, Marty Anderson & The Goods, 8 to 11 p.m., Contented Cow, Nicola Melville, 8 p.m., Concert Hall on the Carleton College campus, Observatory Open House, 8 to 10 p.m., Goodsell Observatory on the Carleton College campus.
Saturday, October 2nd: Riverwalk Market Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Riverwalk, Wendy Russell, 6 p.m., Butler’s Steak & Ale, St. Olaf Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., Skoglund Center on the St. Olaf College campus, Walker Foreman Band, 8 to 11 p.m., Contented Cow, Scandium, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., Butler’s Steak & Ale.
Sunday, October 3rd: Wake-Robin, 12:30 1:30 p.m., Bittersweet, Homecoming Concert, 3:30 p.m., Skoglund Center on the St. Olaf College campus, Politics and a Pint, 6 p.m., Contented Cow, Northern Roots Session, 7:30 p.m., Contented Cow, and Quiz Night, 8 p.m., Contented Cow.