See the packed Homecoming Week line-up of events

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 2020 Homecoming Week is set to be the biggest one yet! Events are scheduled from Monday, Feb. 24 to Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. All members of the four UW-Green Bay campuses are welcome to participate, as well as the community. Learn more about Homecoming here.

Monday, February 24
Noon: Pep Rally, Cloud Commons
7 p.m.: Spirit Bingo (students only), Phoenix Rooms

Tuesday, February 25
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Phoenix Gathering, Hagemeister Park

Wednesday, February 26
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Phoenix Backstage, Backstage (formerly Meyer Backstage)
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: GB History Trivia (students only), Phoenix Club

Thursday, February 27
10 a.m.: Women’s Basketball vs. Cleveland State, Kress Events Center
5 p.m.: Communication Week Dinner and Alumni Reunion featuring Alumna Laura Hollingsworth, Weidner Center
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Preshow Theatre Gathering before This Random World, Studio One
7 p.m.: Men’s Basketball vs. Youngstown State, Resch Center
7:30 p.m.: This Random World (The Myth of Serendipity), Jean Weidner Theatre, Use Promo Code GBHOCO
8 p.m.: Dueling Pianos, Phoenix Rooms A&B

Friday, February 28
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Phoenix Tie Dye (students only), University Union Room 125
5 p.m.: Alumni Awards Dinner, Phoenix Rooms
7:30 p.m.: This Random World (The Myth of Serendipity), Jean Weidner Theatre, Use Promo Code GBHOCO
7: 30 p.m.: Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, Cofrin Family Hall
8 p.m.: Homecoming Dance (students only), Phoenix Club

Saturday, February 29
2 p.m.: Women’s Basketball vs. Youngstown State, Kress Events Center
4 p.m.: Krash the Kress Tailgate Party, Kress Events Center
7 p.m.: Men’s Basketball vs. Cleveland State, Kress Events Center
7:30 p.m.: This Random World (The Myth of Serendipity), Jean Weidner Theatre, Use Promo Code GBHOCO




Reminder: Holiday Pops coming to Weidner Center, Dec. 20 and 21

Holiday Pops! is an experience celebrating the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Join the Dudley Birder Chorale and Birder Studio of Performing Arts as they sing all your holiday favorites with a full orchestra and the Northeastern Wisconsin Dance Organization ballet on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 21, at 2:30 p.m. in Cofrin Family Hall. Tickets are available at the Weidner Center website.

Reminder: ‘The Office’ comes to the Weidner Center

Singing! Dancing! Paper! It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Don’t miss this hilarious, unauthorized parody of the hit TV show, The Office, on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. The show features songs such as “Welcome to Scranton (The Electric City),” “That’s What She Said,” “The Dundies,” “Marry Me Beesly,” and more! See more and buy tickets.

Save the date: Annual Student Honors Recital, Feb. 8

The Annual Student Honors Recital is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 starting at 2 p.m in the Fort Howard Hall in the Weidner Center. The event is free and open to the public. From vocalists to saxophone players, some of UW-Green Bay’s finest student musicians will take the stage during the annual Music Student Honors Recital. UW-Green Bay faculty members choose honors recital students each fall during a juried selection process.

Squirrel Nut Zippers & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band coming to the Weidner Center, Jan. 25

Come see Squirrel Nut Zippers & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. New Orleans’ most celebrated modern brass band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, pairs up with The Squirrel Nut Zippers and their multi-platinum blend of 1930’s era jazz, swing and Delta blues. For these two groups, breaking molds and charting a new musical course is what helped each attain the highest level of success. An eclectic, multi-genre house party…with two sets plus collaboration. See more about the artists here.


Doctors in Recital coming to the Weidner Center, Jan. 18

Looking to be amazed? Like to be entertained? Need to liven up your January? Have we got the prescription for you! Join The Weidner Center for Doctors in Recital on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at 7 p.m. and watch physicians and friends take the stage by storm…that thunder you hear will be the roar of the fantastic music performed! Jazz? Celtic? Pop? You bet! Broadway? Absolutely! Beethoven? Wouldn’t be complete without him! So fill your prescription with the best night out—we guarantee the cure!

Tickets are $25 for adults, and $10 for students with a school ID. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Weidner Center Website.

Reminder: Allouez Village Band coming to Weidner Center, Dec. 16

The Allouez Village Band will be performing at the Weidner Center on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at 7 p.m. in Cofrin Family Hall. This 75-member band was established in 1981. The concert will feature many holiday favorites performed by the band and guest artists. Admission is free, with donations accepted following the concert. The evening is sponsored by Bellevue Family Dentistry.

What’s the Weidner Tea: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite is coming to the Weidner Center, Dec. 12

Kelli and Troy are spilling the tea in another episode of ‘What’s the Weidner Tea?’. In this episode, they talk about the upcoming 6:30 Concert Series: Swing for the Holidays featuring Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite. The show is on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Cofrin Family Hall.

All proceeds from this special event support ongoing and free performances in the 6:30 Concert Series. Tickets are $16 a person and can be purchased here.

Reminder: Swing for the Holidays Dec. 12

Enjoy a little Christmas jazz and support UW-Green Bay Music and the (typically) free weekly 6:30 Concert Series by purchasing tickets to “Swing for the Holidays,” Thursday night Dec. 12 at the Weidner Center. The players of the Green Bay Jazz Orchestra and faculty vocalist Courtney Sherman will perform the Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn version of the Nutcracker Suite, along with other jazzy holiday favorites. All proceeds from this special event support ongoing and free performances in the 6:30 Series. Tickets are $16 plus fees and available through the Weidner Center website, or by calling Ticket Star at 800-895-0071 or in person at the University Ticketing & Information Center.

Common CAHSS 2019: Human Rights

Register in person for Common CAHSS

Online registration has closed for the Common CAHSS event taking place in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts tomorrow (Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019). Registration will be available in-person from 8:30 a.m. throughout the course of the day. Stop by the registration table.

Common CAHSS is organized by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a day-long recognition marking the 71st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Planned as an annual event, the inaugural Common CAHSS 2019: Human Rights features 30 activities involving creative engagement with human rights issues. These include discussions and presentations as well as art exhibits, musical and improv performances and more. The conference concludes with keynote speaker Rais Bhuiyan, founder of the non-profit “World Without Hate” at 6 p.m. in the Weidner Center. All activities are free and open to the public.