Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Boston College

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Tailgate lots before a football game. Photo by Matt Cashore.

Tailgate lots before a football game. Photo by Matt Cashore.

Performances and events surrounding Saturday’s home football game between the University of Notre Dame and Boston College include lectures, plays, panel discussions and conversations with former Notre Dame athletes. Fans are reminded of new security measures at Notre Dame Stadium, including the University’s clear bag policy and the use of metal detectors at all gates.

Friday, Nov. 22

Football Fridays at the Eck, featuring food, prizes and giveaways plus “Chalk Talk with Bill and Bill” and conversations with members of the Notre Dame family, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eck Visitors Center.

• “‘Looking at the Stars’: Irish Art at the University of Notre Dame,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Dec. 14, Snite Museum of Art.

• IDEA Center Innovation Rally, featuring Ailis Tweed-Kent of Cocoon Biotech, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Innovation Park.

• “What Would You Fight For?” sneak peek, 1 to 1:15 p.m., Eck Visitors Center.

• Cedar Grove Cemetery Open House, 2 to 6 p.m., Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Director’s tour of the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park, 2 to 3 p.m., Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park.

• Graduate Business Programs Open House, 2 to 3 p.m., 203 Mendoza College of Business

• Reporters’ roundtable, featuring Tim Prister ’82 of “Irish Illustrated” and Douglas Farmer ’12 of “Inside the Irish,” 2:45 to 3:45 p.m., Eck Visitors Center Auditorium.

• Undergraduate Business Program Highlights, 3 to 4 p.m., 161 Mendoza College of Business.

• “From Under the Dome to Under the Lights: My Journey to Becoming a Reconstructive Microsurgeon,” featuring Mark Kubik ’09, assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., 283 Galvin Life Science Center.

• “Thunder from the Sky: Loud Organ Music at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart,” 3:30 to 3:45 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

• “Ireland at the Crossroads,” featuring panelists Katy Hayward, political sociologist at Queen’s University Belfast and fellow at the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice; Enda Kenny, taoiseach of Ireland from 2011 to 2017; Daniel Mulhall, Ireland’s 18th ambassador to the U.S.; and moderator Gary Murphy, professor of politics at Dublin City University and visiting fellow at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at Notre Dame, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium.

• Open Rehearsal, The Band of the Fighting Irish, 4:45 to 5:15 p.m., Ricci Family Fields.

• Glee Club Open Rehearsal, 5 to 5:30 p.m., LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music.

• Daily Rosary, 6:45 to 7 p.m., Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.

• Theater: “Staging the Daffy Dame,” 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

• Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert, 8 to 9 p.m., Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Saturday, Nov. 23

• Confessions at Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

• Cedar Grove Cemetery Open House, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Cedar Grove Cemetery.

• Game Day Rosary, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

• Saturdays with the Saints, St.Gertrude the Great, “Visions of Communion,” featuring Sister Ann Astell, professor of theology at Notre Dame, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall.

• Science Exploration Series: “Secrets of the Universe: What’s Next at the Large Hadron Collider?” featuring Michael Hildreth, professor of physics at Notre Dame, 11 a.m. to noon, 101 Jordan Hall of Science.

• Glee Club Pre-Game Concert, 11:30 a.m. to noon, Hesburgh Library Quad.

NDCAN Lecture Series, “Update on HPV Related Oropharyngeal Cancer: Implications for Public Health/Vaccination Programs,” featuring Mark Kubik ’09, assistant professor of otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 105 Jordan Hall of Science.

• Saturday Scholar Series, “A Shopper’s Paradise: How Women Shaped Chicago’s Loop,” featuring Emily Remus, associate professor of history at Notre Dame, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art.

• Saturday Morning Mass in the Crypt, 11:30 a.m. to noon, Crypt of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

• “‘Looking at the Stars’: Irish Art at the University of Notre Dame,” noon to 5 p.m., through Dec. 14, Snite Museum of Art.

• Band of the Fighting Irish Concert on the Steps, 1 to 1:30 p.m., Bond Hall.

• Post-game Mass, 30 minutes after the end of the game, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Basilica of the Sacred Heart Crypt, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, residence halls.

Sunday, Nov. 24

• Mass, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart Crypt; 8 to 9 a.m., 10 to 11 a.m., 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart; 11 a.m. to noon, Parish Center Chapel.

• Director’s tour of the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park, 1 to 2 p.m., Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park.