Make plans to come home again and celebrate Viking Days with your alma mater!
Viking Days 2021 will be held Oct. 8-10, 2021. A timeless tradition, #VikingDays is one of the best times to celebrate being an Augustana Viking!
Sunday, Oct. 3
Student Activity: Viking Days Kickoff: 5-7 p.m., Commons Patio/Campus Green
Monday, Oct. 4
Viking Feast (for the campus community): 4:30-7 p.m.
Viking Feast, an all-campus event with fun for the whole family.
Coronation: 7 p.m.
Crowning of the Viking Days Royalty
Tuesday, Oct. 5
Student Activity: Sailing into Service
Wednesday, Oct. 6
Thursday, Oct. 7
Student Activity: Float Building: 4-7 p.m., Fryxell Humanities Center parking lot
Eide/Dalrymple Gallery Reception: 7-9 p.m., Gallery talk at 7:30 p.m.
Augustana alumnus Kent Kapplinger ‘77 will have his work featured in the exhibit, "A Quiet Voice Heard: Retrospective of Kent Kapplinger."
Friday, Oct. 8
Class of 1970 and 1971 Memorial Service: 10 a.m., Chapel of Reconciliation
The classes of 1970 and 1971 will gather to remember departed classmates.
Honor Guard Luncheon: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (909 W. 33rd St.)
A luncheon for alumni who are celebrating or have celebrated their 50th class reunion. Members of the classes of 1970 and 1971 will be inducted into the honor guard. Reunion photos for the classes of 1946, 1951, 1956, 1961, and 1966 will be taken at the luncheon. Registration is required.
Rendezvous Presentation: 4 p.m., Back Alley, Morrison Commons
Augustana international students share presentations on their home countries. Hosted by the International Program Office and Augustana International Club, this event is free and open to the public.
50th Class Banquet (1971): 5 p.m., Sioux Falls Convention Center (1201 Northwest Ave.)
Social begins at 5 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. The reunion class photo will be taken at this event. Registration is required.
51st Class Banquet (1970): 5 p.m., Sioux Falls Convention Center (1201 Northwest Ave.)
Alumni and friends are invited to participate in Viking Days gatherings hosted at these downtown hotspots. Registration is appreciated. Each location will have a unique program ‒ more information coming soon.
R Wine Bar (322 E 9th St.)
Fernson Downtown (332 S Phillips Ave)
Remedy Brewing (8th & Railroad Center #102) - Hear from Head Football Coach Jerry Olszewski and Athletic Director Josh Morton, as they share excitement around athletics this year, and in years to come!
All alumni, friends and family are welcome to join us before the big game. There will be games and inflatables for the kids and a fantastic lunch for everyone! $10 for adults, $5 for children (through 8th-grade). Tickets available at the event.
Vikings Football vs. Upper Iowa: 1 p.m., Kirkeby-Over Stadium
Tickets will be available in mid-August at goaugie.com/tickets. Augustana’s Marching Band will perform at halftime!
All choir alumni are invited to sing under the direction of Dr. Paul Nesheim, director of The Augustana Choir. Alumni will sing with The Augustana Choir during Viking Days worship on Sunday in the Chapel of Reconciliation.
Volleyball vs. Northern State: 5 p.m., Elmen Center
Student Activity: Lip-Sync Battle: 7 p.m., Back Alley, Morrison Commons
Vikings Reunite: All Alumni Gathering: 7:30 p.m., Five Oaks (480 E 69th St)
Join us for an Augustana alumni celebration! Student musicians will perform. The milestone reunion years ending in 1's and 6's will have their class pictures taken. Cupcakes will be served. This event is free, but registration is requested.