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Friday, September 29, 2017

Duluth Lakewalk


4 - 6pm
UMD's Boat Shed

Sea kayak on the mouth of the St. Louis River with instruction and gear provided by RSOP.  Beginning at the UMD Boat Shed, located on Minnesota Point, we’ll paddle along the world’s longest freshwater sandbar, and then circumnavigate Herding Island, a sanctuary for herring gulls, ring-billed gulls, terns, cormorants and other marine birds.  Experience the activity of a working harbor as we paddle alongside visiting ships from around the world en route to the William A. Irvin, a docked 700-foot ore boat.  If conditions are right, feel Lake Superior swells slip beneath your boat as we paddle past the Aerial Lift Bridge.  The afternoon will begin with a basic introduction to sea kayaking and incorporate on-water instruction throughout the three-to-six-mile tour.  Participants should bring a swimsuit, shoes that can get wet, towel, snack and water bottle; all other equipment is provided.

This event is sold out.


north shore scenic railroad

Duluth Depot - 506 W Michigan St
Friday, September 29
Departure time: 6pm
Return time 8:30pm

A 2.5 hour evening excursion up the North Shore of Lake Superior. Enjoy pizza and fun for the whole Bulldog family! An 8" Dominos Pizza and a soda for each person is included with your ticket fare (or $1 off adult beverages), with additional items and snacks for sale, and on the way back enjoy live music in the baggage/concession car!

A cash bar of beer and wine is also available on most excursions

This trip is handicap accessible on an outdoor seating car, but there are no handicap accessible restrooms on the train. Pets are not allowed. Ages 2 and under are free and do not need a ticket.

Visit to make a reservation, or call 218-722-1273.

Use offer code "umdfam17" for booking tickets on for the Music & Pizza Train.  By using this code, you will receive $8 off each ticket! 

Also, with the purchase of a Music & Pizza Train ticket, you can purchase a Duluth Depot museum ticket (which includes the railroad museum) for half price! The half off museum ticket rate is $6 for adults and $3 for children.


vs Penn State
Cost: $5.00.
*UMD Students get in free with their UCard at the arena door. 

To take advantage of this special Family Weekend Rate:
1. Click here
2. Enter Promo Code: FAMILY
3. Select Event and Tickets
4. Add to cart, login or create an account to continue checkout process
5. Delivery Method: Pickup at Will Call on game day
6. Enter payment method to finalize ticket order.

*Discount tickets must be purchased in advance and not available at Ticket Window
(*Deadline to order Men's Hockey discount tickets: Saturday September 30th 12pm)


Marshall W. Alworth Hall
7 p.m.
$5 - adults, $3 - kids (6-12), seniors and students with ID, FREE - children 5 & under.
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium is showing: Moons of the Solar System and a full-dome film (TBD)

Purchase tickets online here, or in person the day of the event.  Please arrive 30 minutes prior to showtime. 

The Planetarium is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year!


Beauty and the Beast
7:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.
Location: Montague 70
(no sign-up required for this event)

Come over to UMD to watch the family-friendly movie! Guests are welcome to bring food and non-alcoholic beverages. Popcorn and snacks will also be available.

Sponsored by the Kirby Program Board


Marshall Performing Arts Center - Dudley Experimental Theatre
7:30 p.m.
Cost: $21 adult | $16 Senior & UMD Faculty/Staff & Veteran | $10 Student | $8 UMD Student

This modern translation of one of the most enduring ancient tragedies puts universal questions of power, politics, and duty in the context of contemporary conflicts.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the UMD Theatre's website.


9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(no sign-up required for this event)

Walk through the on-campus museum, Tweed Museum of Art and view their various collections of art.