Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Stanford

Author: William G. Gilroy

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Lectures on St. Maximilian Kolbe, the Saint of Auschwitz, and on protein folding, along with performances by the Band of the Fighting Irish and the Notre Dame Glee Club, are among the attractions for visitors coming to campus for this weekend’s football game against Stanford University.

Friday (Oct. 14)

  • “Ingenious Exercises: Sports and the Printed Book in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800,” 9 a.m., 102 Hesburgh Library, Rare Books and Special Collections Exhibit, through Dec. 16.
  • Hesburgh Libraries Exhibit: “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” opens at 9 a.m., Hesburgh Library Entrance Gallery.
  • The Snite Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition titled “Three from the Thirties: Classic Cars from the Heartland,” in the Mestrovic Gallery through Nov. 13.
  • The Alumni Association will host Ron Powlus, former Notre Dame quarterback and current director of player development for Notre Dame Football, on the ND Live Stage from 1:30 to 2 p.m., and Mike Brey, head coach of the Notre Dame men’s basketball team, from 3:30 to 4 p.m., as part of its “Catching Up With…” series.
  • The Alumni Association’s On the Sidelines lecture will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. The lecture, “Fighting for the Moon…and Beyond,” offers a behind-the-scenes look at the popular What Would You Fight For? on-air and online campaign, including an in-depth look at work that’s literally out of this world from planetary geologist Clive Neal.
  • Trumpets Under the Dome, 4:10 p.m., Main Building.
  • The Notre Dame Marching Band steps off from the Main Building at 4:30 p.m.
  • The Notre Dame Glee Club will have an open rehearsal from 5 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 329, Coleman-Morse Hall.
  • A pep rally takes place at 5:45 p.m. at the Compton Family Ice Arena.
  • The Notre Dame women’s volleyball team plays the North Carolina Tarheels at 7 p.m. at the Purcell Pavilion.
  • The Notre Dame women’s soccer team takes on the North Carolina Tarheels at 7 p.m. at Alumni Stadium.

Saturday (Oct. 15)

  • Open House: Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, 9 to 11 a.m., 1045 W. Washington St., South Bend. The NDCAC will be open with tours available. Light breakfast will be served.
  • “St. Maximilian Kolbe: Saint of Auschwitz,” at 10:30 a.m. in the Andrews Auditorium in the lower level of Geddes Hall, with Jessica Keating, director of the Notre Dame Office of Human Dignity and Life Initiatives, as part of the Institute for Church Life’s Saturdays with the Saints series.
  • “Protein Misfolding: A Common Thread Connecting Many Diseases,” 1 p.m., room 101 of the Jordan Hall of Science, with Patricia Clark, O’Hara Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and concurrent professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, as part of the College of Science’s Science Exploration Series.
  • Notre Dame women’s lacrosse team faces Stanford at 1 p.m. at Arlotta Stadium.
  • “Onward to Victory: The Path to Wellness,” 3 p.m., room 101 of the Jordan Hall of Science, with Dr. Brian Ostick, as part of the Dooley Society Lecture Series.
  • Bagpipe Band performance, 3:30 to 4 p.m., front steps, Main Building.
  • “Flooding the Desert: Faith-based Mobilizing to Save Lives along the Arizona-Sonora Border,” 4 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art, with Kraig Beyerlein, associate professor, Department of Sociology, as part of the College of Arts and Letters’ Saturday Scholars Series.
  • Mass will be celebrated at 4 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and in the Crypt of the Basilica, and at 4:30 p.m. in DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. No post-game Mass will be celebrated.
  • Glee Club pre-game concert, 4:30 to 5 p.m., Hesburgh Library Quad Reflecting Pool.
  • Player Walk, 5:15 to 5:30 p.m., Hesburgh Library Quad.
  • Bagpipe Band Performance, 5:15 to 5:30 p.m., Hesburgh Library Quad.
  • From 6 to 6:30 p.m., the Band of the Fighting Irish will perform its Concert on the Steps at Bond Hall.
  • Trumpets Under the Dome will take place at 6:30 the Rotunda of the Main Building
  • Marching Band March Out will take place at 6:40 p.m. from the Main Building Front Steps.

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