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Past Events

Below are the past events for Fall 2010!

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New Student Orientation: Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 19
900 Room @ 10 pm

Just a fun and relaxing event where you can meet fellow freshmen and hang out after a long day of moving in and orientation.
Brought to you by the Union Board


Orientation Party: Shake Your Asteroid
!
Saturday, August 21
Union @ 10 pm

Come join the Union Board for a night of space-themed fun!
Brought to you by the Union Board

The Davidson Show: Orientation Edition
Monday, August 23
Duke Family Performance Hall @ 10 pm

Come out to see the 3rd Annual Orientation Edition screening in the Duke. You've watched them film all through orientation, now come see what your new classmates have really been up their first days on campus.
Brought to you by The Davidson Show committee

Maroon 5 Concert with Opening Acts Kris Allen and V.V. Brown
Tuesday, August 24
Belk Arena, Baker Sports Complext @ 8:00 pm (Doors open @ 7 pm)
Click here for details and to purchase tickets.

Brought to you by the Concert Committee

Activities Fair
Thursday, August 26
Chambers Lawn @ 5:30-7:30 pm

Come sign up to be a part of one of our amazing committees at the Activities Fair!
Brought to you by the College Union

Live Thursday Featuring You and Your Effects
Thursday, August 26
900 Room @ 10 pm

Live Thursday is a weekly Union Board event featuring student bands, comedians, a capella groups, dancers, and other acts. Come out for the first performance of the year featuring one of Davidson's most popular student bands. Check out some of their original music here. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Hypnotist: Mikey Angel
Friday, August 27
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out to enjoy a night full of hilarity and amazement! Watch as you or your friends join the act to become some of the funniest performers of the semester!
Brought to you by the Special Events Committee

Movie on the Lawn: Iron Man 2
Saturday, August 28
Belk Lawn @ 10 pm
(Rain Location: 900 Room)
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs out to watch Tony Stark try to maintain world peace in this comedy-packed action film. Enjoy free popcorn and drinks on a relaxing evening with friends old and new.
Brought to you by the Films Committee

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, September 1
Outpost @ 11 pm

Come flex your general trivia muscle this Wednesday. Be the first winners of the year. Prizes for the top group. At most four people per team. Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Multicultural Awareness Week Variety Show
Thursday, September 2
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out to the 900 Room to hear a unique blend of Davidson talent with anything and everything from a cappella to dancing! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Balls-to-the-Wall Dodgeball Tournament
Friday, September 3
Baker Sports Complex Upper Courts @ 9 pm

5-on-5 Tournament style. Grand Prize $50. Email Ian Mangum with team names by 2 pm Friday. “If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball.”
Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Decorate Your Own Cupcakes and Cookies
Saturday, September 4
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out for FREE cupcakes and cookies to decorate first then eat later!
Brought to you by the Coffeehouse Committee

The Davidson Show- Season 6, Episode 1
Monday, September 6
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out to the first regular season Davidson Show of the year! Free Chick-Fil-A will be provided!
Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia: General Trivia
Wednesday, September 8
Outpost @ 11 pm

Come flex your general trivia muscle this Wednesday. Be the first winners of the year. Prizes for the top group. At most four people per team. Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Thomas Noel (Comedy Night)
Thursday, September 9
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out for Live Thursdays featuring student comedian Thomas Noel! Thomas has previously been host of Live Thursdays and together, with opening acts Puneet Lakhmani and Kent Poges, you can expect a night full of laughs! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Outlast, Outplay, Outpost: Game Night
Friday, September 10
Outpost @ 11 pm- 2 am

Board of the usual scene? Want to slap da bass? Are you a gamer? Come play some games, including Guitar Hero, at the Outpost. 
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Tubing @ the Lake CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN
Saturday, September 11
Lake Campus @ 1-4 pm

Come tubing at the Lake Campus. There will be free food and music. Tubing starts at 2:00 from the dock. Free transportation leaves from Rich Circle.
Brought to you by the Lake Campus Committee

After Midnight: Chick-fil-A and Karaoke
Saturday, September 11
Union Atrium @ midnight

Come enjoy free Chick-fil-A on Saturday night from midnight until 2:30 am at the first After Midnight of the year! Bring your friends, have some yummy food, sing some great karaoke tunes, and get some great giveaways.
Brought to you by the Union Board and College Union

The Davidson Show- Season 6
Monday, September 13
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia: Pop Music
Wednesday, September 15
Outpost @ 11 pm

Come flex your trivia muscleS this Wednesday. Be the first winners of the year. Prizes for the top group. At most four people per team. Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Wade Morgan
Thursday, September 16
900 Room @ 10 pm

Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Film Screening: Toy Story 3
Friday, September 17
900 Room @ 9 pm & 11 pm

Free popcorn, drinks, candy, and two screenings!
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Outpost Karaoke
Saturday, September 18
Outpost @ 11 pm- 2 am

Come sing your heart out and hear some “great” performances at Outpost Karaoke. Act a fool.
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

The Davidson Show- Season 6
Monday, September 20
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Artist Series Performance: Rockapella
Tuesday, September 21
Duke Family Performance Hall @ 8 pm

Rockapella performing at Davidson as the opening show of this year's Artist Series, brought to you by the Union Board. The Davidson Generals will open for a great night of acapella music. Tickets on sale now at the Ticket Office!
Brought to you by the Artist Series Committee

Outpost Trivia- OLAS
Wednesday, September 22
Outpost @ 11 pm

Come flex your trivia muscles this Wednesday. Be the first winners of the year. Prizes for the top group. At most four people per team. Brought to you by the Outpost Committee and OLAS

Live Thursday Featuring Trust Us, We're Doctors
Thursday, September 23
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out to hear some soulful rock from Davidson's newest student band, Trust Us, We're Doctors feat. Daniel Bernstein, Dean Williams, and Taylor Gault! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Davidson Idol
Friday, September 24
900 Room @ 9-11 pm

Ever dreamed of being on the big stage? Want to come out and watch your friends sing their hearts out? Come out on Friday, September 24th to see Davidson Idol in the 900 Room at 9 pm.

Brought to you by the Special Events Committee

Fall Block Party
Saturday, September 25
Patterson Court Lawn @ 2-5 pm

SGA, UB and PCC present the FIRST EVER Fall Block Party! Come join us for inflatables, grilling, drinks, cotton candy, snow cones and more! Come out for carnival booths from all of your favorite organizations and music by You and Your Effects!
Brought to you by the Union Board, PCC, and SGA

UB Dance Party
Saturday, September 25
900 Room @ 10 pm- 12:30 am

Come out to Club 900 this Saturday where signed student DJ Michael Brun will be spinning all your favorite tunes!
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

The Davidson Show- Season 6
Monday, September 27
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, September 29
Outpost @ 11 pm

Come flex your general trivia muscle this Wednesday. Be the first winners of the year. Prizes for the top group. At most four people per team. Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Shades of Brown
Thursday, September 30
900 Room @ 10 pm

Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee


Film Screening: Get Him to the Greek
Friday, October 1
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come enjoy Get Him to the Greek in the 900 room brought to you by the Union Board Film Committee.
Brought to you by the Films Committee

Paint Your Own Pottery
Saturday, October 2
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by the Coffeehouse Committee

After Midnight- Qdoba and Salsa Lessons
Saturday, October 2
Union Atrium @ Midnight

Brought to you by the Union Board, College Union, OLAS, and Swing and Salsa Club

The Davidson Show- Season 6
Monday, October 4
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia- Star Wars Theme
Wednesday, October 6
Outpost @ 11 pm

Come flex your general trivia muscle this Wednesday. Be the first winners of the year. Prizes for the top group. At most four people per team. Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring The Delilah's
Thursday, October 7
The Outpost @ 10 pm

Thursday, it's a change of plans! Come down to the OUTPOST for Live Thursdays featuring Davidson's premiere all-female a Capella group, The Delilahs! These ladies are the best around so come enjoy one of Davidson's most well-known performing groups and a quesadilla or two down at the OUTPOST this Thursday!
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Have a great fall break: Oct 8-12

Outpost Trivia- Movie Quotes Theme
Wednesday, October 13
Outpost @ 11 pm

Come flex your general trivia muscle this Wednesday. Be the first winners of the year. Prizes for the top group. At most four people per team. Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Film Screening: Invisible Children
Thursday, October 14
Chambers, Lilly Gallery @ 7 pm

Ever heard of Invisible Children? Interested in learning about the wars that have been occurring in Central Africa for over 20 years and the accompanied efforts to rebuild education in the region? Invisible Children’s Face-to-Face tour is coming to Davidson to screen their “Rescue documentary” and they are bringing two Ugandan students to share their stories with you. Don’t miss this incredible event!
Brought to you by the Films and Speakers Committees

Live Thursday Featuring Bellowing Pelican
Thursday, October 14
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out to the 900 Room this Thursday night for the debut performance from a new Davidson band, Bellowing Pelican! Come relax and listen as Will Begley and Mike Lawrence bring their folk-rock sound to the Union to kick off the last half of 1st semester! Also featuring opening act Kyle Sanders! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Pancake Breakfast
Friday, October 15
900 Room @ 10 pm- midnight

Come out to get free, made-to-order, delicious pancakes made by your ver own Union Board!
Brought to you by the Union Board

Grillin and Chillin @ the Lake
Saturday, October 16
Lake Campus @ 1-4 pm

Hang out at the lake this Saturday for the last UB event before the lake campus closes for Winter. There will be free food to grill, music, and fun activities!
Brought to you by the Lake Campus Committee

Outpost Karaoke
Saturday, October 16
Outpost @ 11 pm-2 am
Come enjoy another night of the smoothest hits at Outpost Karaoke. If you made a fool of yourself last time, come again! If you wish you had sung last time, come this time! If you really enjoy people singing their hearts out, then come! Good fun for all.
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

The Davidson Show- Season 6
Monday, October 18
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, October 20
Outpost @ 11 pm

Come flex your general trivia muscle this Wednesday. Be the first winners of the year. Prizes for the top group. At most four people per team. Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring the Nuances
Thursday, October 21
900 Room @ 10 pm

You've heard them at several events so far this year, but come out this Thursday night to hear Davidson's newest co-ed a Capella group, The Nuances, as they perform their full-length show for LIVE THURSDAYS! Show your support and come get a seat early for an a Capella event you dont want to miss! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Quidditch Tournament
Friday, October 22
Chambers Lawn @ 5 pm

In roughly one month, part one of the final Harry Potter Film hits theaters. In keeping with the spirit and excitement, The Union Board Recess Committee is bringing Quidditch to Davidson. It will be a 7-on-7 B.Y.O.S (Bring your own stick/broomstick) spectacle of excitement, fantasy, and competition. Grand prize is seven $10 gift certificates to Our Town Cinemas. Only 12 teams are permitted, so email iamangum@davidson.edu any questions and your team members soon.
Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Scavenger Hunt
Friday, October 22
Meet in 900 Room @ 9 pm
The Union Board Recess Committee is holding another Scavenger Hunt to challenge the minds of Davidson Students. Clues will test your knowledge of Davidson College campus and culture. Teams will be comprised of no more than 5 and no less than 2 students. Email iamangum@davidson.edu for details.
Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Halloween Hoopla
Saturday, October 23
900 Room @ 10 pm-12 am

Witches, ghosts, and vampires, oh my! Come to the 900 Rom this Saturday for everything Halloween, including pumpkin painting, mask-making (win a prize!), make your own caramel apples, balloon paint darts, and more! Hot apple cider and candy will also be served! Happy Halloween!
Brought to you by Special Events Committee

The Davidson Show- Season 6
Monday, October 25
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia: Halloween Theme
Wednesday, October 27
Outpost @ 11 pm

Bring three of your friends down to the Outpost this Wednesday to compete for awesome prizes.
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring The New Normal
Thursday, October 28
900 Room @ 10 pm

You see him every week, but come out this Thursday to listen to UB Student Performers Chair Taylor Hogan with his band, The New Normal (with Torry Treu, Josh Randolph, and Pat Barry), as they play some of his original music! Recently published on iTunes and as Live Thursdays veterans in other groups, these guys plan to play loud and rock out! Thursday night will also feature the new student band, BA115, opening!CD's will be available for sale, only $10. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committ
ee

Family Weekend Concert: Justin David Band
Saturday, October 30
900 Room @ 10 pm

Davidson students and families are invited to come relax and dance to live music. Hosted by the Union Board Concerts Committee. Bar open for 21+.
Brought to you by the Concerts Committee

The Davidson Show- Season 6
Monday, November 1
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia with the Health Advisors
Wednesday, November 3
Outpost @ 11 pm

Bring three of your friends down to the Outpost this Wednesday to compete for awesome prizes.
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee and the Health Advisors

Live Thursday Featuring Waylen Roche
Thursday, November 4
900 Room @ 10 pm

With opener Carlin Ryger-Wasserman. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Film Screening: Inception
Friday, November 5
900 Room @ 8 & 11 pm

Are you keeping track of reality? Come out and enjoy a screening of the acclaimed film, “Inception,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Christopher Nolan!
Brought to you by Films Committee


Saturday, Nov 6th 10-12 time slot in the 900 Room was given to the Swing and Salsa Club. Come out and support their great event, Chips and Salsa!

Artist Series Performance: Scrap Arts Music
Tuesday, November 9
Duke Family Performance Hall @ 8 pm

Canadian-based ScrapArtsMusic excites the senses with intricate rhythms, raw energy, athletic choreography and the greenest -- and most inventive -- reuse of materials on stage today. Fashioned from industrial scrap and offbeat materials ranging from accordion parts to artillery shells, ScrapArtsMusic's one-of-a-kind instruments are as visually striking as their music is sonically riveting. Don't miss this wild troupe of musicians fresh off their performance at the Vancouver Winter Olympics! Tickets required. Davidson Students - $8; Davidson Faculty & Staff - $15; General Public - $20. Buy at the Union Ticket Office or here online.
Brought to you by the Artist Series Committee

Outpost Trivia: International Theme
Wednesday, November 10
Outpost @ 11 pm

Bring three of your friends down to the Outpost this Wednesday to compete for awesome prizes.
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Androgyny
Thursday, November 11
900 Room @ 10 pm

Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Androgyny! And it's coming to save the Union near you. This Thursday night, drop the geeky, studious Clark Kent act and head to the 900 Room for some villain-ass-kicking tunes and skits. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Rock Out-post Featuring Belowing Pelicans & Anujual
Friday, November 12
Outpost @ 10-11:30 pm

Come watch two student bands shred the night away while you enjoy a scrumptious dilla. They’ll rock your socks off.
Brought to you by Outpost and Student Performers Committees

The Davidson Show- Season 6
Monday, November 15
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out to watch the last Davidson Show of the semester!
Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia: Harry Potter Theme
Wednesday, November 17
Outpost @ 11 pm

So you think you know Harry Potter? Bring three of your friends down to the Outpost this Wednesday to compete for awesome prizes.
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Oops! Improv Comedy Troupe
Thursday, November 18
900 Room @ 10 pm

Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Inflatables Night
Friday, November 19
Union @ 9 pm

Inflatable twister, velcro wall, and hot shot basketball from 9-12! Come hang with your friends and get some free pizza too.
Brought to you by Recess Committee

Saturday, Nov 20th 9:00 pm time slot in the 900 Room was given to FreeWord. Come out and support their fall showcase!

After Midnight with Joel's Asian Grill
Saturday, November 20
Union Atrium @ Midnight

Come enjoy free and hot Joel’s Asian Grill on Saturday night starting at midnight until the food is gone! Bring your friends, have some yummy food, and pick up some great giveaways!
Brought to you by the Union Board and College Union

Enjoy Thanksgiving Break: Nov 24-28

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, December 1
Outpost @ 11 pm

Bring three of your friends down to the Outpost this Wednesday to compete for awesome prizes.
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring You and Your Effects
Thursday, December 2
900 Room @ 10 pm

With opener Lucia Stacey. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Gingerbread House Making
Friday, December 3
900 Room @ 10 pm
'Tis the season to build your own gingerbread house! And drink hot chocolate. Join the fun!

Brought to you by Coffeehouse Committee

Film Screening: Home Alone
Saturday, December 4
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out to enjoy this holiday classic. Free hot cocoa and popcorn will be provided!
Brought to you by Film Committee

Campus Christmas Party
Monday, December 6
Chambers Lawn @ 9 pm
Do you need a study break? Come to the Campus Christmas Party to sip on cider, sing some carols, and watch Mr. and Mrs. Claus repel off of Chambers! Bring your friends and enjoy this great annual treat!
Brought to you by the Special Events Committee

 

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