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Dedication of Legacy Field and Fall Community Day Picnic 2017

  • Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Location: Regents Center/Carlson Stadium

Join us for the 12:00 p.m. Dedication of Legacy Field in Carlson Stadium, Luther's new top-of-the-line synthetic turf and pad system by AstroTurf, then stay for the annual Community Day Picnic, and Luther's first home football game on Legacy Field.

Enjoy a full day of football, cross country, food, fellowship, and fun with Luther alumni, parents, and friends of the college on Saturday, September 9th.

The Luther Cheer Squad will be giving away Norse Tattoos at the picnic.

Enjoy a picnic lunch in the Regents Center circle drive, catered by U-2 BBQ, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

At 2:00 p.m. the Luther football team matches up against St. Olaf College on Legacy Field at Carlson Stadium.

Cost for the picnic and admission to the football game is $6.00 per adult (children are free). RSVP is required. RSVP Online here!

Kids can order a free Sail Norse/Legacy Field "game pass" t-shirt in advance of the event, which will allow free admission to all regular season Norse athletic events in the 2017-18 school year! Free t-shirts for the kids are sponsored by Decorah Bank and Trust and Luther College. T-shirt orders (while supplies last!) must be received no later than Noon on Friday, September 8, 2017, and must be picked-up on game day at the picnic site.

Schedule for the Day

  • All-American Cross County Meet (Jr. high races begin at 9:00 a.m.; college races at 11:30 a.m.
  • Dedication of Legacy Field, Carlson Stadium, 12:00 p.m.
  • Community Picnic, Regents Center circle drive, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Luther Football vs. St. Olaf, Carlson Stadium, kick-off at 2:00 p.m.

We hope you will join us for this fun-filled day at Luther College on September 9th!

Questions? Contact Kirk Johnson, Alumni Office, 563-387-1659

Learn more at https://www.luther.edu/alumni/events/community-day/