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2016 Family Fun Days

Family Fun Days is a celebration for all members of the Clarke University community. We invite students, faculty and staff and their family members to visit the campus, cheer for the Crusaders and enjoy a variety of campus activities. 

2016 FAMILY FUN DAYS DATES
 

September 17-18, 2016
October 8-9, 2016

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16    
2 p.m.
Kehl Center

  Clarke University Women's Volleyball
Clarke University vs. Calumet College of St. Joseph
5 p.m.
Quigley Gallery 1550, Wahlert Atrium

  Artist Gallery Reception
Ellen Wagener: Beyond the Horizon will be on display in the Quigley Gallery until September 25th. This reception will feature the artist, and light hors d’oeuvres.

6 p.m.
Kehl Center

  Clarke University Women's Volleyball
Clarke University vs. Indiana University - South Bend
     
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17    
10 a.m.
Kehl Center

  Clarke University Women's Volleyball
Clarke University vs. Trinity International University 

10 a.m.
Kerper Blvd & Hawthorne Street
  Dubuque Color Vibe 5k
Color Vibe returns to Dubuque for a fun-filled 5k run/walk. Free admission to the Dubuque Oktoberfest festival with run registration. Register online through September 16th or on-site day of race: http://www.thecolorvibe.com/dubuque.php#

11 a.m.
AY McDonald Park
  Dubuque Oktoberfest
Dubuque Oktoberfest features fun for all with live music, dancing, games, inflatables, great food, wiener dog races and more. General admission is $5, with additional fee for bier tasting participation. Visit http://www.dbqoktoberfest.org/home.html for more information.

1 p.m.
Soccer Field

  Clarke University Women's Soccer
Clarke University vs. Baker University

1 p.m.
Mines of Spain, Catfish Creek

  Public Kayaking 
Want to learn to kayak? Head out to Catfish Creek in the Mines of Spain and join a Naturalist on the water. Ages 12 and up, parent supervision required. The program is free, first come – first served. Visit http://www.minesofspain.org/events/ for more information.


2 p.m.
Kehl Center

  Clarke University Women's Volleyball
Clarke University vs. Judson University

 3:30 p.m.
Soccer Field
  Clarke University Men's Soccer
Clarke University vs. Baker University

7 p.m.
Student Activity Center

  Comedy Magician Ben Seidman
The Clarke Activities Board presents Comedy Magician Ben Seidman. Ben is the only person in history to be named the Resident Magician at Mandalay Bay, Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. After several thousand performances at numerous luxury casinos, Seidman has become known as a powerful young staple of the Las Vegas entertainment scene. His residency at Mandalay follows a three-season contract as creative consultant for Mindfreak on A&E, during which he designed illusions performed by Criss Angel. Ben has appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us on the CW, and currently co-stars in Travel Channel’s Magic Outlaws. Seidman’s performances are jam packed with stand-up comedy, fascinating true stories, and world-renowned sleight of hand. His energy and playfulness are contagious as they spread through the audience and he never fails to give a sensational performance. 

7 p.m.
Dubuque County Fairgrounds
  Ignite Music Festival
Ignite Dubuque Music Festival is a free, family friendly event, and everyone is welcome. The lineup includes national recording artists Big Daddy Weave, Plumb and We are Messengers. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Visit www.ignitedubuque.com for more information.
     
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18    
11 a.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel

  Mass
Sponsored by our Campus Ministry Office, mass is open to all faiths.
 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Clarke Dining Hall

  Brunch
     
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7    
5 p.m.
Kehl Center

  Clarke University Women's Volleyball
Clarke University vs. Central Methodist University
 7:35 p.m.
Mystique Community Ice Arena

  Dubuque Fighting Saints Hockey vs. Fargo Force
The Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL hockey team has won the Clark Cup in three of the last six seasons. The Saints kick off their 2016-2017 season this fall. Tickets are available for only this matchup, only their second-home game of the regular season, at www.dubuquefightingsaints.com.

7:30p.m.
Terrence Donaghoe Hall

  Drama Production: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
The Clarke University Drama Department presents this delightful and ever-popular musical comedy that brings the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schultz in his comic strip Peanuts to life. General admission is $10/adults; $7/seniors; $5/non-Clarke students, free for Clarke students.
     
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8    
Noon
Kehl Center

  Clarke University Women's Volleyball
Clarke University vs. Missouri Valley College 

1 p.m.
Soccer Field
  Clarke University Women's Soccer
Clarke University vs. Missouri Valley College 

3:30 p.m.
Soccer Field
  Clarke University Men's Soccer
Clarke University vs. Missouri Valley College

4 p.m.
Kehl Center

  Clarke University Women's Volleyball
Clarke University vs. Morningside College 

7:05 p.m.
Mystique Community Ice Arena

  Dubuque Fighting Saints Hockey vs. Fargo Force
Tickets are available for only this matchup at www.dubuquefightingsaints.com.

7:30p.m.
Terrence Donaghoe Hall

  Drama Production: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
The Clarke University Drama Department presents this delightful and ever-popular musical comedy that brings the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schultz in his comic strip Peanuts to life. General admission is $10/adults; $7/seniors; $5/non-Clarke students, free for Clarke students.
     
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9    
11 a.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel

  Mass
Sponsored by our Campus Ministry Office, mass is open to all faiths.
 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Clarke Dining Hall

  Brunch
2p.m.
Terrence Donaghoe Hall
  Drama Production: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
The Clarke University Drama Department presents this delightful and ever-popular musical comedy that brings the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schultz in his comic strip Peanuts to life. General admission is $10/adults; $7/seniors; $5/non-Clarke students, free for Clarke students.
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