St. Olaf hosts family weekend and reunion


NORTHFIELD, MN – St. Olaf’s College hosts its annual Reunion and Family Weekend, which means a plethora of cultural and entertainment events for Northfield residents.

Throughout the weekend, the College’s Flaten Art Museum and Groot Gallery host an exhibition titled “Altered Skyline: Brenda Berkman’s Thirty-Six Views of One World Trade Center” which features 36 chronological lithographs of the progressive construction of the new skyscraper. – sky from different points of view. around the New York area.

At the Center for Art and Dance, the Transfer of Memory exhibit features color photographs and narrative accounts of Holocaust survivors who live in Minnesota. Transfer of Memory is presented in conjunction with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas.

Until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, visitors can download GooseChase, a virtual scavenger hunt app, to explore new parts of the St. Olaf campus.

Saturday will feature a number of reunion-related activities, including the Homecoming 5K Ole Walk / Run, a football game against Carleton College at 1 p.m., a picnic at Klein Field and numerous tours of campus facilities.

Sunday will include a continental breakfast, a Holy Communion service by the Chapel Choir and St. Olaf Handbell Choir, brunch and a concert featuring Manitou Singers, Norseman Band, Philharmonia and Viking Chorus.

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