St. Norbert College to Host Sixth Annual SNC Day

Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, August 25, 2014
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

St. Norbert College is opening its doors to the community on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., for the college's sixth annual SNC Day.

SNC Day provides an opportunity for area residents to visit campus and learn more about what the college has to offer. The event will feature food, three stages of entertainment, children's activities, art and craft vendors, boat rides on the Fox River, mini-lectures by St. Norbert College professors, Segway tours of campus and the surrounding area, an International Marketplace offering ethnic favorites from local restaurants, and tours of campus buildings. The third annual Don Schneider Memorial 5k Challenge Run will take place beginning at 9 a.m. All events, except where noted below, are free. Find more information on and all events, as well as race registration, at http://www.snc.edu/sncday.

Also on SNC Day, the St. Norbert College football team will welcome back football alumni and play highly ranked North Central College at 1 p.m. at Schneider Stadium; admission is free. A Lamers trolley will provide transportation from the main campus to the stadium.

Specific events and times for SNC Day include:

Entertainment:

Gazebo stage:

10 a.m.-Noon -- Big Mouth

12:30-2:30 p.m. -- Boogie and the Yo-Yo'z

3-5 p.m. -- The Cougars

International Stage:

10-11:30 a.m. -- Frogwater -- Irish/Celtic acoustic group

Noon-1 p.m. -- Jerry Voelker & the Jolly Gents -- Polka

1:30-2:30 p.m. -- Rick Ponzio, Storyteller -- Folk tales from around the world

2:45-3:45 p.m. -- Duck Creek Crossing Singers and Dancers

4-5 p.m. -- Dave Duffey & Friends -- Music from the British Isles, Africa and South America

Dudley Birder Hall:

10:30-Noon -- Sawdust Symphony American "New Grass Music"

1-3p.m. -- St. Norbert College's Knights on Broadway

Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts:

7 p.m. -- Faculty and students of the music department provide light musical entertainment.

Baer Mall:

11 a.m.-1 p.m. WIXX -- Live radio broadcast

Elsewhere on campus throughout the day:

-Boat rides on the Fox River

-Strolling barbershop quartet

-Horse-drawn wagon rides through campus

-Segway tours of campus and the surrounding area (nominal charge)

-Trolley transportation to the college's Schneider Stadium for the SNC vs. North Central College football game

-Crew demonstration

-Art and craft show

-Lectures by SNC faculty and nationally recognized photographer, Evan Siegel of the Green Bay Press Gazette

-Super Hero Action Fest at the Cassandra Voss Center

-Information on the college's new Donald J. Schneider School of Business and Economics and the MBA program

-De Pere Historical Society building tours of SNC's significant historical buildings.

-Food and beverages, including an International Marketplace featuring ethnic favorites from local restaurants

-Frank Lloyd Wright's Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home will be on exhibit in all three galleries in the Bush Art Center, accompanied by a lecture and activities for all ages.

The Donald J. Schneider Memorial 5k Challenge Run:

Obstacles add to the challenge of this third annual run. All participants receive a long-sleeved T-shirt and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division. The race begins at 9 a.m. on Third Street. Register online at www.snc.edu/sncday or Friday evening or Saturday morning at Schuldes Sports Center.

Especially for children:

- Jumpin' on the Mall -- inflatables

- Crafts, face painting, balloon artists and more!

Friday Night Art Walk, Sept. 12, 5-8 p.m. Showcasing creativity and De Pere's restaurants, shops and small businesses. Trolley transportation from both sides of the Fox River.

For more information, visit the SNC Day website at http://www.sncday.com or contact Mike Counter in the office of communications at 920-403-3089.