All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, August 22

Haymarket Farmer’s Market

Date: Time: 9:30 am–11:00 am Location: Nebraska Union
Located only half a mile from the City Campus, the historic Haymarket Farmer’s Market offers fresh produce, baked goods and innovative arts and crafts. Meet your Orientation Leaders at the Nebraska Union Crib to walk to the historic Haymarket …

Party at the Union Tabling

Dance Marathon Tabling

Date: Time: 9:30 am–11:55 am Location: Nebraska Union
Come say hi and learn more about Dance Marathon and the opportunities to get involved and join our miracle-making movement.

Big Red Bike Rides

Date: Time: 10:00 am–3:00 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Enjoy a free scoop of famous ice cream from the East Campus Dairy Store as you test out the quickest routes between City and East Campuses to save time on your commute. Rides with Outdoor Adventures staff begin on the top of each hour.

One World, One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure

Date: Time: 10:00 am–10:45 am Location: Morrill Hall
Join Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street!
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Beyond the Sun

In Search of a New Earth

Date: Time: 11:00 am–11:45 am Location: Morrill Hall
While Celeste is fighting off sleep in her room, she receives an unexpected visit from an entity called Moon. Together, they go on a journey through the galaxy to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected!
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Black Holes

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:45 pm Location: Morrill Hall
The immensity and power of black holes inspire wonder and curiosity. As we consider these stellar enigmas, the very nature of space time is warped as we approach. The mass of a large star has collapsed and compressed into an area so small that space …
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Big Red Sky Tour

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–1:45 pm Location: Morrill Hall
Discover the seasonal night skies and learn some of the fascinating stories behind the stars and constellations!
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Lend a Hand, Husker Civic Challenge

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Give back to the Lincoln community through an afternoon of hands-on service. Projects will include outdoor community beautification, working with after-school community learning centers, and serving the needs of various local nonprofits. You can …