The tailgate is still on! We've just moved to a more covered area near the entrance to the Regents Center. Near the North side of the football field. Look for the sign! :)
We are so excited to see you this fall! The reunion committee has done a fantastic job in planning the events listed below.
Please sign up and join us for as many activities and events as you please, and spread the word! If you have any questions, please email or call Rachel Vsetecka '09, Director of Reunion Giving: [email protected] | 563-387-1286 | 800-225-8664 ext. 1286
Events are subject to change, so please check back on this site for updates.
Walk and hike through Roslien Woodlands
9 a.m. Meet at Mark and Lois Finanger's Home (602 Locust Road). The pace will be relaxed. In case of inclement weather, we will enjoy coffee indoors at the Finangers.
Oneota Country Club, 1714 Golf Road, Decorah
1 p.m. Tee time
Cost: Green fees for 18 holes and cart rental
Noncompetitive best shot. Individuals, couples, foursomes, and all levels welcome. Groups will be matched up.
Bike Ride and Viewing of Decorah Eagles
10 a.m. Meet at Decorah Bicycles, 101 College Drive, next to Whippy Dip
10:30 a.m. Ride begins, 11-mile loop on scenic Trout Run Trail
11:30 a.m. Light lunch and water will be served ($5/person) at Decorah Fish Hatchery, 2325 Siewers Spring Road, with viewing of the Decorah Eagles.
Contact Decorah Bicycles for bike rentals and equipment: 563.382.8209
Tour Seed Savers, 3094 North Winneshiek Road, Decorah
2 p.m. Depart from Mark and Lois Finanger’s home, 602 Locust Road.
Tour the grounds and learn how Seed Savers conserves and promotes America’s culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations by collecting, growing, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants.
4 p.m. Return to Finanger home
Reunion Social, Mark and Lois Finanger’s home, 602 Locust Road
8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Join members of the reunion committee and Luther College faculty for Mabe’s pizza and music. This is a time to mingle and talk more about the weekend.
Homecoming Parade 1977 Gathering Spot
9:45 a.m. Meet at the Martin Luther statue on campus between Koren and Larsen Hall to watch the parade with classmates.
Ronnie’s rolls, coffee, and hot cocoa provided. Please bring a lawn chair!
10 a.m. Parade starts downtown and makes a loop through campus.
1977 Tailgate Party
11:30 a.m. Join us for complimentary lunch! The location has changed and is now at the North side of the field near the main entrance (circle drive) to the Regents Center. Look for the sign!
1 p.m. Luther vs. Nebraska Wesleyan
Class of 1977 40th Reunion Dinner
De Novo Barn, 2214 Madison Road, Decorah
6 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Dinner
$35/person; register online at luther.edu/homecoming
Let’s celebrate together in the stunning De Novo Barn. The reunion committee is planning a memorable dinner, program, video, and more! (Don't forget to submit photos!)
1977 Walk and Hike on Van Peenen Park Trail
9:00 a.m. Meet at Mark and Lois Finanger's Home (602 Locust Road). The pace will be relaxed. In case of inclement weather, we will enjoy coffee indoors at the Finangers.
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