Garage Sale — If you need new furniture, clothing, appliances, or accessories, stop by the college's garage sale Sept. 7 and 8, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at 12th Street NW and Seventh Avenue NW (the Windy Acres Barn). Items in the sale were donated during move-out last year. For more information, click here.
Large event — Singer, songwriter, and record producer Andy Grammer will perform at Wartburg Friday, Oct. 23, as Entertainment ToKnight's 2015 Large Event. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Neumann Auditorium and feature singer Aaron Carter as the opening act. Tickets will be available exclusively to Wartburg students for $5 on the following dates:
- Monday, Sept. 14, 6 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-7 p.m., Neumann Auditorium lobby
- Tuesday, Sept. 15, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Information Desk, Saemann Student Center
- Additional dates to be announced soon
Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, students, faculty, and staff (with a Wartburg ID) can purchase tickets for $10. Beginning Monday, Sept. 28, all remaining tickets will be available to the public for $20. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student parking instructions — When parking overnight, students must park in their assigned parking lot with the current year (2015-16) registration decal affixed on the vehicle’s rear window. Failure to do so may result in parking fines. Full parking enforcement (daytime parking restrictions) begins Wednesday, Sept. 9. If you have any questions, contact Campus Security at 352-8372 or email@example.com.
"Home for the Knight" — Register now for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2015 at www.wartburg.edu/homecoming. Because Homecoming is early this year — Oct. 1-4 — please remind everyone you know (alumni, parents, friends, students, faculty, and staff) to register as soon as possible. Contact the Alumni & Parent Relations Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-8491 with questions or for help with registration. Let’s make sure all our Wartburg family comes “Home for the Knight."
New edition of the Trumpet — A special edition of the Trumpet is available on campus newsstands. Copies of Axiom, the Trumpet’s feature magazine, also are available. If you are interested in being a reporter or photographer for the Trumpet, contact Jessica Grant at email@example.com; if you are interested in working for Axiom, contact Jeanne Edson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Back-to-school sale — The Wartburg Store will have a back-to-school sale Sept. 16-17, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., in the McCoy rooms of Saemen Student Center. For more information, visit http://www.wartburgstore.com/.
Do you like to sing? — There are five co-curricular choirs in which you can get involved: Kantorei (mixed), Ritterchor (men's), St. Elizabeth Chorale (women's), Castle Singers (chamber), and Wartburg Choir (mixed). People of all ability levels are welcome, even if you have never been in a choir before. To get involved, sign-up for a five-minute voice placement hearing (range check) Sept. 7-9 on the bulletin board outside the music office in the Fine Arts Center. Additional information is available online or by contacting Dr. Lee Nelson at email@example.com
Ceramic art exhibit — Iowa City ceramic artist Eliza Au will use geometry to explore mankind’s place in the cycle of life in the first exhibit of the 2015-16 season in the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery. “Frame of Reference” will run Thursday, Sept. 10, through Sunday, Oct. 25. An opening reception featuring a gallery talk by Au will be Saturday, Sept. 12, 2-4 p.m. Click here to read more.
Doctor Who course — The Doctor Who course (IS 201 07) is returning for the Winter Term. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:45-9:25 a.m., and explores issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality using The Doctor and his companions. Previous exposure to the series not required. For more information, contact Dr. Erika Lindgren at firstname.lastname@example.org
Professors showcased at Bach’s Lunch — Karen Black, professor of music, and Jacob Tews, visiting assistant professor of music, will perform Friday, Sept. 11, 12:30 p.m., in Wartburg Chapel for the first Bach's Lunch program of the academic year. The recital, featuring music for the organ and viola, will be preceded by a noon lunch and explanation of the program in Chapel Commons. Attendees are invited to bring a lunch or order one by Wednesday, Sept. 9, by contacting Marcia Haugen, music department office coordinator, at email@example.com or 352-8300.
Wartburg Community Symphony tickets — Wartburg Community Symphony memberships and tickets are now available for the 2015-16 season featuring four concerts in Neumann Auditorium.
- Saturday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m.: Autumn Ovation Homecoming concert featuring pianist Sean Boktin performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2.
- Sunday, Dec. 13, 3 p.m.: Holiday Classics concert featuring seasonal favorites
- Saturday, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.: High school students from around the region will collaborate with the symphony for the Meistersinger Honor Orchestra Festival
- Saturday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.: A Night at the Opera concert featuring Wartburg voice faculty.
Order tickets online or by calling 352-8691.
College calendar — Stay up to date with campus events by following the college's official calendar.