Penn State Day celebration weekend set for Oct. 25 and 26 at Beaver campus

Penn State Beaver’s annual Penn State Day celebration will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26. All events are free and open to the public.

The following is the schedule of events:

Friday, Oct. 25 - Blue and White Spirit Day

Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to wear blue and white and/or Penn State apparel. A bonfire will be held at dusk behind Harmony Hall residence hall. Free s’mores and hot apple cider will be provided.

Saturday, Oct. 26 Admissions Open House, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Student Union Building

Prospective students and their families will learn about academic programs, extracurricular activities, financial aid and the application process.

Intramural Flag Football Championship Game, 10 a.m., Intramural field behind the gym

Campus Carnival, Noon - 3:30 p.m., lawn, center of campus (In the event of inclement weather, all events will be held in the gym.)

Inflatable games, cotton candy, kettle corn and novelty attractions will be featured.

Cornhole Tournament - 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., lawn, center of campus (In the event of inclement weather, the tournament will be held in the gym.)

Beaver alumni vs. Beaver men’s and women’s varsity basketball teams, gym

Men begin play at 5:30 p.m., followed by the women.

Blue and White Tailgate, 7 p.m., Brodhead Bistro Courtyard, followed by the Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Ohio State Buckeyes football game, 8 p.m., Brodhead Bistro Courtyard (Check back here for an indoor location in the event of inclement weather.) 

Free stadium foods will be offered before and during the game.

For information about the Open House, contact the Admissions Office at br-admissions@psu.edu or 877-JOIN-PSU. For information about the weekend activities, contact Jennifer Toof, coordinator of student activities and residence life, jlt46@psu.edu or 724-773-3947.

Last Updated September 30, 2013