Saturday: April 11, 2015

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SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015

8:30 - 10:30 am : Tours of the Louis Smith Tainter House and Legacy Family Photos

Location: Louis Smith Tainter House, 320 S. Broadway
Sponsored by the Stout Alumni Association

Come enjoy morning refreshments at the historic Louis Smith Tainter House. If you have a member of your family with you who is an alumnus, have your Legacy Family photo taken and the Alumni Association will be sure to send you a copy of your family photo!

8:30 am : Family Fun Run/Walk

Location: Start: Multipurpose Room, Johnson Fieldhouse   
Sponsored by University Recreation

Come enjoy this FUN 5K run/walk with your family and friends. The 5K route will take participants on a tour around Stout's beautiful campus. This fun course offers a variety of elevation to provide an excellent start to anyone's family weekend Saturday. Coveted Intramural championship shirts will be given out for the following categories: Best Male Student Time, Best Female Student Time, Best Male Family Member Time, and Best Female Family Member Time. Registration is $3 per participant until April 9th or $5 per participant the day of the race. To pre-register please visit the Urec Office located at 41 Sports and Fitness Center. For more information please contact the Urec Office at 715-232-1392 or visit the Urec Website.
Registration Begins: 8:30 a.m.
Walkers Start: 9:00 a.m.
Runners Start: 9:15 a.m.

9:00 am:  Fab Lab Tour

Location: Applied Arts 132 
Sponsored by the Discovery Center Fab Lab

The Discovery Center Fab Lab is part of a global network of digital fabrication laboratories initially created and centered at MIT.  Join for a tour of the Fab Lab to discuss the origins and efforts of the global Fab Lab network, processes and share examples of past and current projects.




10:00 am - 4:00 pm:  Shop at The Niche

Location: The Niche, 2nd Floor of Heritage Hall
Sponsored by The Niche

Enjoy free coffee and snacks while shopping Stout's very own boutique run by students in the Retail Merchandising and Management program

10:00 am: Kid's Corner – Movie and Crafts

Location: TBD
Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions and Big Brothers Big Sisters

More info to come soon

10:00 – 11:00 am: Coffee and Conversation with the Chancellor

Location: Ballrooms, Memorial Student Center   
Sponsored by the Chancellor's Office

Join Chancellor Bob Meyer for a cup of coffee and continental breakfast. This will be a great opportunity to talk with the Chancellor and other UW-Stout students and families.  


11:00 am: Historic Downtown Menomonie Walking Tour

Location: Main Street of Menomonie

17 teams in the Visual Merchandising class in the Department of Business are competing for best in class. The students worked with seven community partners to change, improve or implement a new promotion strategy. Come check out their work on Main Street and get a historic walking tour at the same time!

11:00 am:  UW-Stout Blue Devil Jazz Orchestra and Chamber Choir

Location:  The Terrace, Memorial Student Center
Sponsored by the Blue Devil Jazz Orchestra and Chamber Choir

Join the Blue Devil Jazz Orchestra and Chamber Choir in an hour of jazz, folk tunes, and other musical offerings!

12:00 – 1:30 pm: Sensory Experience of Taste Testing Foods

Location: Heritage Hall, Room 252

It is a Taste Testing Experience to demonstrate a typical sensory taste test used in the food industry for new products, research and development or product development. This taste test also highlights an example of what students can experience in the Basic Sensory Course within the Food and Nutrition department. It will be located in Heritage Hall room 252.  
 

11:30 AM – 4:00 PM: Blue Devil Amazing Race

Location: Memorial Student Center and Stout Campus   
Sponsored by Stout Events Society

Students and their families will explore South campus through a series of clues and activities. Receive your first clue at our table anytime starting at 11:30 am and finish the race by 4:00pm against other families. The first few families with the fastest time and most points in the end will receive a prize.  

1:00 pm: UW-Stout Blue Devils Baseball Game vs. St. Thomas Tommies

 Location: Alumni Field

The UW-Stout Blue Devil baseball team will be hosting the St. Thomas Tommies in a doubleheader at noon and 3 pm on Nelson Field. There will be Bingo for everyone to play with chances to win prizes.

1:00 – 2:00 pm: American Hotel and Lodging Association's Hotel Auction

Location: Huff's Lounge, Memorial Student Center  
Sponsored by AH&LA

UW-Stout's American Hotel and Lodging Association invites you to join us for our annual auction. We will have a variety of 1 to 2 night stays and restaurant packages in various hotels and resorts across the midwest. So come and bid on some room nights stays and some great packages we have put together!   

2:00 – 3:30 pm: Pow Wow Demonstration

Location: Ballrooms A, B, & C, Memorial Student Center   
Sponsored by the Native American Student Organization

Join us as we offer a look into this tradition with our Pow Wow Demonstration. you'll have a chance to learn about the meaning and purpose of songs, dances and regalia.  

2:30 and 3:30 pm: Education Abroad Experience

Location: Cedar/Maple Room, Memorial Student Center  
Sponsored by the Office of International Education

If you've ever thought about studying abroad, learn more with the entire family at one of our presentations! Learn about all your options, how to apply, costs, and important deadlines. Start thinking about studying abroad during Family Weekend!   

3:00 pm: Movie Showing - The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay part 1

Location: TBD
Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions

3:30 pm: UW-Stout Blue Devils Baseball Game vs. St. Thomas Tommies

 Location: Alumni Field

The UW-Stout Blue Devil baseball team will be hosting the St. Thomas Tommies in a doubleheader at noon and 3 pm on Nelson Field. There will be Bingo for everyone to play with chances to win prizes.  

3:30 pm: Historic Downtown Menomonie Walking Tour

Location: Main Street, Menomonie

17 teams in the Visual Merchandising class in the Department of Business are competing for best in class. The students worked with seven community partners to change, improve or implement a new promotion strategy. Come check out their work on Main Street and get a historic tour at the same time.

4:00 - 6:30 pm:  Keep it Real with Cometry

Terrace, Memorial Student Center
Sponsored by Multicultural Student Services

COMETRY is an exciting, energetic new art form that blends performance poetry and stand up comedy into clean, clever, observational entertainment. Each performance is designed to highlight the similarities, habits, and traits that we all share, but often go unnoticed. Every COMETRY piece does a few things: it tells a story, raises awareness, or delivers an inspirational message, all while making you laugh. After COMETRY, we will continue to explore our similarities and differences in a fun and deep way by playing the KEEP IT REAL game. Good for all ages.

6:00 pm: Movie Showing - The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay part 1

Location TBD
Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions

7:30 pm: A Year with Frog and Toad

Location: Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, Main Street of Menomonie
Tickets: $12 

University Theatre Presents A Year With Frog and Toad – a musical. Based on the beloved Frog and Toad children’s books audiences of all ages will enjoy a romp through the swamp with Frog and Toad and their friends.

Ticket sales open mid-March. Purchase online at http://tickets.uwstout.edu or by calling the MSC Service Center at 715-232-1122. 

8:00 pm: Fashion Without Fabric

Location: Great Hall, Memorial Student Center
Sponsored by the Department of Art & Design
Tickets: Public - $9.50, Faculty/Staff - $7.50, Students - $6

Fashion without Fabric has become the Art and Design Department's yearly sensation: the audience can take pleasure in the atmosphere and entertainment of a fashion show unlike any other. Stout's own design students employ creativity and innovation to produce unique fashions using anything and everything but fabric. From vinyl record gowns, bottle cap suits, to coffee filter casual wear, they are sure to be one of a kind! Buy tickets early because the show sells out every year.

Ticket sales open to the public Monday, March 23rd. Purchase online at http://tickets.uwstout.edu or call the MSC Service Center at 715-232-1122.

9:30 pm: Fashion Without Fabric Reception

Location: Terrace, Memorial Student Center
Sponsored by the Department of Art & Design

If you didn’t get enough of the show, please feel free to stop by the post party held in the Terrace. Get an up close look at some of your favorite outfits while listening to Stout’s very own jazz ensemble, and enjoying some light refreshments!