Royalty Trivia Night – 7 to 10 p.m., Student Center Centennial Rooms
Students can get to know the 2017 Gypsy Day Royalty Court and play a trivia game that includes questions about the court members! Open to NSU students.
Root Beer Pong Tournament – 6 p.m., Campus Green (weather location is Dacotah Hall Gym)
A tournament-style game that students play in teams of two while learning alcohol-related facts. Open to NSU students and co-sponsored by AWAREwolves.
Lunch for a Buck – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Campus Green
Enjoy Lunch for a Buck - walking tacos, cookies and lemonade - in honor of Gypsy Week! Open to NSU students.
A Party Tie Dye For (sponsored by AwareWolves) – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Campus Green
Enjoy the adventure of tie-dying a T-shirt! AWAREwolves is sponsoring the event and will provide all supplies. Open to NSU students.
Capture the Flag – 6:30 p.m., Campus Green
Each team of students will try to be the first to recover their team’s flag before being tagged out by another team. Open to NSU students.
Community Luncheon - 11:30 a.m., Student Center
The community luncheon is in conjunction with the NSU Foundation annual meeting. Open to the public. Guests must RSVP to the Foundation Office at 605-626-2550 by Sept. 25.
Coronation – 7 p.m., Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater
Crowning ceremony for the Gypsy Days marshal and queen. Open to the public.
Burning of the N (food sponsored by Residence Life) – 8 p.m., Barnett Center parking lot
The newly-crowned Gypsy Days marshal and queen preside over the burning of the N, following a decades-long Northern tradition. A street dance follows. Open to the public.
Bob Courtney Conference Room Dedication - 10 a.m.-noon, Student Center
At 11 a.m., NSU President Dr. Tim Downs will speak and reveal the conference room plaque. Bob Courtney was a longtime residence life director at NSU. This event is for the NSU community, alumni, and friends of NSU.
50-Year Club Luncheon - 11:30 a.m., Student Center
The 50-Year Club Reunion Luncheon is held annually to honor and induct NSU alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago. For reservations, please contact the NSU Foundation at 605-626-2550.
Wolves Memorial Suites Ribbon Cutting - 1:30 p.m., Wolves Memorial Suites
Open to the public.
Wolves Soccer (vs. Augustana) – 3:30 p.m., Jerde Field
Hall of Fame Banquet - 5 p.m., Dakota Event Center
The Hall of Fame Banquet is held annually to honor NSU athletes who made significant contributions to athletics while attending NSU and in their careers. Guests and friends may make reservations at the NSU Foundation Office at 605-626-2550.
Fine Arts Alumni Reunion – 5 p.m., JFAC
Please join us during Gypsy Days for an NSU Fine Arts Reunion! Enjoy the company of fellow Fine Arts alumni, tour the newly-renovated Johnson Fine Art Center and fine arts spaces and meet School of Fine Arts Dean Dr. Kenneth Boulton. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drink will be provided. Please RSVP to the NSU Foundation at 605-626-2550 by Sept. 25.
Wolves Volleyball (vs. Minnesota State, white-out theme) – 6 p.m., Barnett Center
Swimming Reunion – 7 p.m., Dakota Event Center
Swimming alumni and friends are invited to share 11 years of history and memories of the NSU Swimming Program. Guests may make reservations at the NSU Foundation Office at 605-626-2550.
Paint Dance – 9 p.m.-midnight, Jerde Music Room
NSU students can enjoy a DJ dance while being sprayed with paint! Open to NSU students. Sponsored by Campus Activities Board and Awarewolves.
Sept. 30 Gypsy Day
President’s Breakfast - 7:15 a.m., Barnett Center
NSU Hall of Fame inductees, dignitaries, and special guests share an invitation-only breakfast with NSU President Dr. Tim Downs and his wife, Mary Downs, before the Gypsy Day parade.
Steps for Shep 5K road race/1 mile walk – 8 a.m., Barnett Center
Get details and register HERE
Gypsy Day Parade - 9 a.m., Aberdeen Main Street
Come enjoy South Dakota's largest parade!
Alumni Tailgating - Noon, Clark Swisher Activities Complex
The NSU Alumni Association is hosting an alumni and friends tailgate sponsored by Jimmy John's and RDO Equipment. Alumni, friends, and NSU supporters are welcome to gather at the Ken’s SuperFair Food tailgate tent at the south end of Swisher Field for pre-game food and fun before the football game.
Wolves Football (vs. Minnesota State-Moorhead) - 2:30 p.m., Clark Swisher Activities Complex
Hall of Fame Introductions will be made during half-time.
Alumni Band with NSU Band - 2:30 p.m., Clark Swisher Activities Complex stands
NSU alumni who would like to play the NSU Fight Song and pep tunes alongside the NSU Band may gather in the stands at Swisher Field to support the Wolves! For details, contact Dr. Terry Beckler at 605-626-3436 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wolves Volleyball (vs. Concordia-St. Paul) - 6 p.m., Barnett Center
Wolves Soccer (vs. Wayne State) – 1 p.m., Jerde Field