Dads Weekend Calendar of Events

Below is a list of events scheduled to take place for Dads Weekend 2010, November 12-14:

Friday, November 12

Dads Association Annual Reception & Banquet

5 p.m. Reception, 5:30 p.m. Banquet

Illini Rooms ABC, Illini Union

Reservations required. Keynote Speaker: Chancellor and Interim Provost, Robert A. Easter.

Exhibitions at the Krannert Art Museum

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)

Krannert Art Museum

Exhibtions include: Allan Desouz: The Farthest Point; Astronomic; Figures in Chicago Imagism; Lida Abdul; The Bikeriders: Danny Lyon; Turn of the Century Posters: Toulouse-Lautrec and Others; The Strange Life of Objects: The Art of Annette Lemieux


7:30 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Tyron Festival Theatre, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

The Baseball Music Project

7:30 p.m.

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

Orchestrations of baseball tunes, action photos and video, and narration from Hall of Famer and host Dave Winfield. Contact Outreach Director Crystal Womble at 217-244-0549 or [email protected]

Dads Weekend Dinner and Bowling Special

4 to 6 p.m.

Illini Union, Rec Room (lower level)

Cost: $35 for two

Includes 1 hour of bowling, 2 shoe rentals, 2 fountain drinks, 4 large slices of Sbarro pizza. Additional bowlers on the lane are $10 and receive shoes, drinks, and pizza. Call 217-333-2415 or email [email protected]

Campus Recreation Free for Illinois Dads

All day (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

Entrance is free for Dads when accompanied by their University of Illinois student.

Activities and Recreation Center, Campus Recreation Center East and Ice Arena

Saturday, November 13

Dads Association Annual Meeting

7 a.m.

Illini Union Colonial Room

Dads Association Tent Party

9 a.m.

Activities and Recreation Center

Reservations required in advance – Tickets SOLD OUT

Football vs. Minnesota

11 a.m. kickoff

Memorial Stadium, 200 E. Florida Ave., Champaign

UI Faculty Recital

11 a.m.

Smith Memorial Hall, Recital Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana

Flute: Jonathan Keeble; Harp: Ann Yeung

Public Ice Skate

1:30 to 4 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)

UI Ice Area, 406 E. Amory Ave., Champaign

Singing In The Rain – IUB Fall Musical

2 to 3:30 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)

Foellinger Auditorium, 709 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana

Tickets on sale at the Assembly Hall Box Office (217-333-5000)

Fall 2010 Ice Skate Exhibition

4:30 p.m.

UI Ice Area, 406 E. Amory Ave., Champaign

Check out skaters of all ages and abilities including the University of Illinois Synchronized Skating Team

Basketball vs. Southern Illinois

7 p.m.

Assembly Hall, 1800 S. First St., Champaign

UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club

7:30 p.m.

Krannert Center of the Performing Arts, in the Foellinger Great Hall

McKinley Relaxation Room at the OASIS

12 to 6 p.m.

OASIS, in the Illini Union, Room 40

Sunday, November 14

Harding and Hindsley Symphonic Bands Celebrate American Music Month: “Sousa Style”

3 p.m.

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Tryon Festival Theater, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

Concerto Urbano: UI Baroque Ensemble

3 p.m.

Smith Memorial Hall, Recital Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana

Brass Choir

Director: Elliot Chasanov

7:30 p.m.

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Great Hall

*For more information on any of the events above, visit the Parent Programs Office