Friday: April 11, 2014

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2:00 and 5:00 p.m.

Baseball Doubleheader

UW-Stout vs. Maranatha Baptist Bible College

3:00 p.m. (WEATHER PERMITTING)

KUBB Tournament, Presented by Kubb Devils (Manufacturing Enterprise Practicum Class)

South Lawn (In Front on Applied Arts Building)

Dont know how to play? We'll teach you! All ages welcome! Kubb is a wooden yard game where the object is to knock over wooden blocks by throwing wooden dowels. Some may describe it as a cross between bowling and horseshoes.

Cash Prizes for the top 2 teams! A Full Set of Kubb and a mesh tote will be included with each registration fee. To register before Family Weekend, please email kubbdevils@gmail.com. Cost: $30 per team (Teams of 2-6 players)

5-6:00 p.m.

Dangerous Reflections:Looking Back at Bram Stoker's Dracula

Huff's Lounge, Memorial Student Center

For more than a century Bram Stoker's Dracula has terrified audiences around the globe.Students in Dr. Joan Navarre's ENGL 113 (Honors English), ENGL 102 (Art & Design Living Learning Community) and Carey Dean's ART 200 will share the results of their original research into the impact and evolution of this literary classic.

This Family Weekend event, which includes a review of a 1984 production of Dracula staged in Harvey Hall Theatre, features multi-media presentations and is sure to captivate the most discriminating visitor. Join us as we explore Dangerous Reflections: Looking Back at Bram Stoker's Dracula.

7:30 p.m.

110 in the Shade, Presented by University Theatre

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

Tickets: $12 – Purchase at tickets.uwstout.edu, at the MSC Service Center, or by calling 715-232-1122.

A drought ridden western town in the 1930's is desperate for rain and renewal.  A rainmaker con-man convinces the town that for $100 he will bring the town the needed relief.  In his dealings with the townspeople he encounters Lizzie and helps her discover her dignity and self-worth.  In the end the rain does come, serving as a symbol of Lizzie's growth as an individual and her potential.  A moving and poignant story of self-realization as Lizzie breaks free from perceived truths to find her inner self.

8:00 p.m.

Comedy Show

COMEDYSPORTZ  Presented by Blue Devil Productions

Great Hall, Memorial Student Center

ComedySportz is light-hearted insanity that appeals to people from every walk of life. They provide positive entertainment that is guaranteed to please event the toughest crown. Everything they do is improvised, so no scripts or pre-planned scenes. That's why a ComedySportz match wouldn't be possible without your suggestions. If you have a pulse, it's highly likely that you'll laugh until it hurts. If you don't have a pulse, seek medical attentions immediately.

6-9:00 p.m.

Monster Drawing Rally

Ballrooms A & B, Memorial Student Center

The Monster Drawing Rally is debuting its first year at the University of Wisconsin- Stout's campus. This popular annual fundraiser/community event/spectacle has previously been held in multiple cities nationwide. The artists work in three one-hour rounds beginning at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm. Each of the completed pieces of art is available for sale as soon as it hits the wall for a flat price of $15. 

The casual atmosphere lets visitors watch the art making process while keeping a close eye on the walls filled with finished drawings available for purchase. Even if you are not in the market for art, it's still a unique opportunity to interact and watch local artists at work. So come enjoy a night with fellow artists, friends, family, and alumni!  For more information, visit www.stoutmdr.com.

7pm – 6am

Relay For Life
Johnson Fieldhouse MPR

Join us for a 12 hour cancer walk to raise money and awareness. There will be games and activities including Zumba, live DJ, band, inflatables, Minute to Win It games, theme laps, photo booths, raffle baskets, food and drinks, and so much more! Wear your sunglasses and sunscreen because it's Beach Themed! People of all ages are welcome to stop by and support American Cancer Society in Finishing The Fight against cancer.

Registration not required.