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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

BumOver

The Hobo Day Committee is putting on BumOver for the SDSU students. Bring your friends and join your fellow Bums in the VBR to build Hoboville out of shanties and Hobo spirit! Groups will work together to build their own shanties that they can “bum around in” for an hour or so. Cardboard and duct tape will be provided, but groups are encouraged to bring their own supplies to make their shanties unique. Shanty judging will take place and the…

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Thursday, October 21, 2021

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A Bold Announcement
North Campus Drive
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A Bold Announcement

A Bold Announcement will reveal details of SDSU's next comprehensive campaign. Jackrabbits of all generations are invited to experience this extraordinary milestone at SDSU. The announcement is open to the public.

October 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free
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Thursday, October 21, 2021

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Forever Blue: Twilight at the Campanile
815 Medary Avenue
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Forever Blue: Twilight at the Campanile

Forever Blue: Twilight at the Campanile will kick off at 5:30 pm on the Alumni Green with food trucks, SDSU ice cream, free logo wear, and even a DJ. The family-friendly festivities will continue into the evening, with live performances from the SDSU Concert Choir and Drum Line starting at 7:15 pm. The party will bring about the return of spectacular projections onto the Coughlin Campanile, lighting up the night in one of the most iconic celebrations in State history.…

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
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Thursday, October 21, 2021

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Painting our way through Fall with Erik
524 4th Street
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Painting our way through Fall with Erik

Join us to paint your way into fall with artist Erik Ritter on October 21st. Need a break from the upcoming winter or just a way to relax and create some art? Join us at the BAC and create a fall landscape. All supplies included in the cost of the class. Date: October 21st Cost: $25 Time: 7:00-8:30

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$25
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Friday, October 22, 2021

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Rally at The Rails

Rally at The Rails

In celebration of the 109th Hobo Day, the Hobo Day Committee presents the 8th year of our community pep rally event, Rally at the Rails! Located Downtown Brookings, Rally at the Rails is a community event that brings campus & community together while boosting school spirit before the parade and game the next day. From distinguished speakers like Grand Pooba Marie Robbins to the Hobo Games with prominent SDSU individuals, Rally at the Rails is the perfect place to build…

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Saturday, October 23, 2021

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2021 Hobo Day Parade

2021 Hobo Day Parade

The 109th Hobo Day Parade will occur on Saturday October 23rd at 9:30AM. This will occur at Medary Avenue to 6th Street and Main Avenue. This is apart of the largest one day event that happens in the Dakota's. Be sure to check out the amazing Hobo Day Parade on October 23rd!

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Saturday, October 23, 2021

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SDSU vs Northern Iowa Panthers
1396 Stadium Rd

SDSU vs Northern Iowa Panthers

It’s Hobo Day Game Day!

The South Dakota State University Jackrabbits take on the Northern Iowa Panthers.

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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