Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Bowling Green

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Fans visit the Main Building before a football game.

Fans visit the Main Building before a football game.

Performances and events surrounding Saturday’s home football game between the University of Notre Dame and Bowling Green State University 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, Oct. 4

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.

• “Fridays at Noon,” Department of Music recital, noon to 1 p.m., LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music.

• IDEA Center Innovation Rally, featuring Alex Jones, CEO of Hallow, plus networking and emerging and cutting-edge technologies, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Innovation Park.

• “What Would You Fight For?” sneak peek, 1 to 1:30 p.m., Eck Visitors Center.

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

• Undergraduate Business Program Highlights, 3 to 4 p.m., 159 Mendoza College of Business.

• “Catching Up With … Mike Brey and Romeo Okwara ’16,” featuring Notre Dame men’s basketball coach Mike Brey and former Notre Dame defensive lineman Romeo Okwara, 3 to 4 p.m., Eck Visitors Center.

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

• 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.

• “‘To Console, to Raise, to Give Hope’: The Vocation of the Catholic Physician Today,” featuring panelists Jeanne Farnan ’17, Kate Callaghan ’12, Mike Hawking ’09, Tom McGovern and moderator Dominic Vachon, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Jordan Hall of Science Auditorium.

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

• “The Fornés Festival: The Conduct of Life,” staged play readings and academic engagement events celebrating the legacy of Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

• Indianapolis Ballet, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Saturday, Oct. 5

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

• Confessions at Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

Saturdays with the Saints, “The Eucharist Orders Us to the Poor” (Dorothy Day, Servant of God), featuring John C. Cavadini, professor of theology and director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life at Notre Dame, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall.

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

Science Exploration Series, “Neuroscience and You,” featuring Rachel Branco, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Notre Dame, 11 a.m. to noon, 101 Jordan Hall of Science.

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

NDCAN Lecture Series, “The New Science of Compassion as the Hubble Telescope for the Health Professions: How the Science of Compassion is Uncovering What is Essential for Medical Training and Clinical Practice,” featuring Dominic Vachon, the John G. Sheedy, M.D., Director of the Ruth M. Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine at Notre Dame, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 105 Jordan Hall of Science.

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

• Glee Club Pre-Game Concert, 12:30 to 1 p.m., Hesburgh Library Quad.

Saturday Scholar Series, “Optics and ‘Natural Magic’ in the Renaissance,” featuring Robert Goulding, director of both the John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values and the History and Philosophy of Science Program at Notre Dame, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art.

• Band of the Fighting Irish Concert on the Steps, 2 to 2:30 p.m., Bond Hall.

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

Sunday, Oct. 6

• 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.

 • “The Fornés Festival: The Summer in Gossensass,” staged play readings and academic engagement events celebrating the legacy of Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.