Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. UNLV

Author: Erin Blasko

Notre Dame Marching Band Concert on the Steps before a home football game (Photo by Ian Baker/University of Notre Dame)
Notre Dame Marching Band Concert on the Steps before a home football game (Photo by Ian Baker/University of Notre Dame)

The University of Notre Dame football team will host the University of Nevada Las Vegas at 2:30 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 22) at Notre Dame Stadium. Visitors to campus for the game can enjoy a variety of events and traditions, from lectures and tours to musical performances. For more information, visit experiencesandevents.nd.edu/gameday. 

Friday, Oct. 21

  • Kevin Beasley, “Chair of the Ministers of Defense,” through Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Snite Museum of Art.
  • Football Fridays at the Eck, featuring tailgate food, interviews with special guests, performances from student groups, giveaways and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eck Visitors Center.
  • Confession, 11 a.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
  • Mass, 11:30 a.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
  • Meet Your Favorite Notre Dame Authors, 1:30 to 3 p.m. and 3:30 to 5 p.m., Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore.
  • Ahead of the Game with Arts and Letters, “Whose Paradise? Undocumented Migration in Hispanophone Caribbean Literature and Art,” featuring Marisel Moreno, the Rev. John A. O’Brien Associate Professor of Spanish at Notre Dame, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music.
  • Thunder from the Sky, organ music, 3:30 to 3:45 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
  • Midday drummers circle, 4 to 4:10 p.m., Main Quad.
  • MVP Fridays, “What Happens to People When Work Disappears?” featuring Farah Stockman, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of “American Made,” 4 to 6 p.m., Stinson-Remick Hall Atrium.
  • Trumpets at the Dome, 4:10 to 4:20 p.m., Main Quad.
  • Band march-out to rehearsal, 4:30 to 4:45 p.m., Main Quad.
  • Band open rehearsal, 4:45 to 5:30 p.m., Ricci Family Fields.
  • Confession, 4:45 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
  • Mass, 5:15 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
  • Daily Rosary, 6:45 p.m., Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • Midnight drummers circle, 11:59 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Main Quad.

Saturday, Oct. 22

  • Confession, 10 to 11 a.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart Crypt.
  • Museum of Biodiversity tours, 9 to 11 a.m., 102 Jordan Hall of Science.
  • Undergraduate Admissions Information Session, 10:15 a.m., DeBartolo Hall (registration required).
  • Notre Dame Bagpipe Band, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Main Quad.
  • Saturdays with the Saints, “Blessed Basil Moreau,” featuring Rev. Kevin Grove, C.S.C., assistant professor of theology at Notre Dame, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lower Level, Geddes Hall.
  • Science Exploration Series, “A Fine Glass of Science: The Chemistry of Winemaking,” featuring Holly Goodson, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Notre Dame, 11 a.m. to noon, 101 Jordan Hall of Science.
  • Gameday Rosary, 11 a.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
  • Mass, 11:30 a.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart Crypt.
  • “Illuminated Manuscripts and the Saint John’s Bible,” featuring illuminations from the Saint John’s Bible and hands-on activities, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., West Lawn of McCourtney Hall.
  • Clinical Alumni Network Fall Lecture Series, “Disseminated Breast Cancer Cells ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ to Survive in the Metastatic Microenvironment,” featuring Erin Howe, research assistant professor of biological sciences at the Notre Dame Harper Cancer Research Institute, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 105 Jordan Hall of Science.
  • Notre Dame Glee Club in Revue, 11:30 a.m. to noon, Hesburgh Library Reflecting Pool.
  • Kevin Beasley, “Chair of the Ministers of Defense,” through Dec. 17, noon to 5 p.m., Snite Museum of Art.
  • Victory March (formerly Player Walk), noon to 12:30 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart to Notre Dame Stadium.
  • Trumpets at the Dome, 12:30 to 12:40 p.m., Main Quad.
  • Band Concert on the Steps, 1 to 1:30 p.m., Bond Hall.
  • Band March-Out, 1:45 to 2 p.m., Main Quad.
  • Mass, 30 minutes after the game, Basilica of the Sacred Heart and DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Sunday, Oct. 23

  • Mass, 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon, Basilica of the Sacred Heart.