All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, July 9

The Martyrdom of the Bab

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
This holiday commemorates the 1850 execution of the co-founder of the Baha’i faith, the Báb, in Persia. It is one of nine holy days during which work and school is suspended.

Ongoing Events

History of Institute of Ethnic Studies at Nebraska

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
A new exhibit in Love Library highlights the 50-year history of the Institute of Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
This event originated in Libraries.

French-American Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
July is designated National French-American Heritage Month in the United States to recognize the important contributions made to the US by Americans of French descent.

Eid Al-Adha

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
An Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah’s (God’s) command to sacrifice his son Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Eid al-Adha

Festival of Sacrifice

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Signifies the willingness of the Prophet Abraham to sacrifice his son. Evening of Saturday, July 9th to Sunday evening on July 10th.

The Martyrdom of the Bab

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Baha’is observe the anniversary of the Bab’s execution in Tabriz, Iran, in 1850