Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest

Author: Notre Dame News

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The University of Notre Dame community is offering a variety of events on campus for the upcoming football game day weekend. Concerts, Masses and lectures are among the offerings surrounding the Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest game, the last game in Notre Dame Stadium for the season.

Highlights include:

Friday (Nov. 13)

  • Pope Francis in America: Impact, Insights, Inspiration,” 2-3 p.m. at the Eck Visitors Center. Kathleen Cummings, associate professor of American studies, will talk about Pope Francis’ visit to America in September. Part of the Alumni Association Football Fridays’ “On the Sidelines” lecture series.
  • Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars,” 2-3:30 p.m. in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium. Retired Lt. Gen. Daniel P. Bolger will deliver the James P. Reilly Jr. Lecture in National Security, sponsored by the Notre Dame International Security Program.
  • Trumpets Under the Dome, 4:10-4:30 p.m. in the Main Building. The Notre Dame Trumpet Section will play “Notre Dame Our Mother” and the victory march.
  • Irish Dance Team, 4:45 p.m. at the Eck Visitors Center: Dancers from the Notre Dame Saint Mary’s Irish Dance Team will perform traditional Irish dance.
  • Glee Club Fall Concert, 8-9 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. The Glee Club, celebrating its centennial, will perform classical and popular works. Tickets are required and can be purchased at or by calling 574-631-2800.

Saturday (Nov. 14)

  • St. Ignatius of Loyola, Reformer: Speaking up for Catholic Tradition,” 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Andrews Auditorium in Geddes Hall. Rev. Brian Daley, S.J., will discuss St. Ignatius of Loyola as part of the Institute for Church Life’s Saturdays With the Saints series.
  • “Disabusing Disability,” 11 a.m.-noon in Jordan Hall of Science, Room 2015. Dr. Oluwaferanmi Okanlami of Memorial Hospital in South Bend will talk. Part of the Dooley Society Lecture Series.
  • Bagpipe Concert, 11:30 a.m.-noon in front of the Main Building. The Notre Dame Bagpipe Band will perform.
  • 1916: Screening the Irish Revolution,” noon-1 p.m. in the Snite Museum’s Annenberg Auditorium. Bríona Nic Dhiarmada, Thomas J. and Kathleen M. O’Donnell Professor of Irish Studies, will examine the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin and discuss the 2016 television documentary. Part of the College of Arts and Letters’ Saturday Scholar Series.
  • Stem Cells: A Vision for the Ethical Treatment of Disease,” noon-1 p.m. in Jordan Hall, Room 101. David Hyde, Rev. Howard J. Kenna, C.S.C., Memorial Director of the Center for Zebrafish Research and director of the Center for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, will deliver this last of the College of Science’s 2015 Saturday Science Exploration Series.
  • Post-game Mass, 8-9 p.m. Public Masses will be offered after the end of the football game in both the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

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