Thursday, September 5, 2013

Weekend Events for Auburn Football!

Football season is finally here! With one win under Auburn's belt we can't wait to see what else is in store for the season. Game weekends in Auburn have become a packed weekend of opportunity. Check out all that Auburn and the area have to offer for most games this year.

Friday Football Luncheon
Kick off home game weekends at the Friday Football Luncheons. Enjoy lunch with other Auburn fans and preview the week's matchup with Coach Malzahn or others of the Auburn coaching staff. Reservations are required- follow this link to buy your tickets $15 each!

AU Lecture Series
Join us at 3 p.m. at the Auburn Alumni Center each Friday before home games. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Auburn Athletics Department, Auburn University's Office of Communications and Marketing and the Auburn Alumni Association. | More Info

Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 (prior to Washington State game)
          "This is Auburn" - confirmed speaker: Walker Jones, Under Armour

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 (prior to Arkansas State game)
          "This is Community" - confirmed speaker: Stuart Pope of Caring PAWS with three therapy dogs

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 (prior to Mississippi State game)
          "This is Go Green/Sustainability" - confirmed speaker: Steve Duke of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering discussing student outreach projects in Bolivia, plus 30-second sustainability

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 (prior to Ole Miss game)
          "This is Patriotism" - confirmed speaker: Ron Burgess, Cyber Security

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 (prior to Western Carolina game)
          "Homecoming" - confirmed speaker : Ari Fleischer

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 (prior to Florida Atlantic game)
          "This is Technology" - confirmed: Bruce Smith, Vet Med's One Medicine approach

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 (prior to Georgia game)
          "This is Loyalty" - confirmed speaker: John Carvalho

Campus Walking Tours
Join the War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen on Friday afternoons before home games beginning at 4 from the Auburn Alumni Center for a special tour of campus. Free and open to the public. Campus walking tours available prior to each home game except the Auburn-Alabama game.

JHS Locker Room Tours
Come experience the pre-game locker room setup for the Auburn football team at Jordan Hare-Stadium on Fridays prior to each home game from 4-6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Please enter at Gate 10 through the Jane and Mike McCartney Brick Plaza.

Plainsman Park Movie Nights
Bring a blanket and join us in the outfield grass at Plainsman Park at 7 p.m. to view a movie from the big screen on the dates listed below. Make sure to bring a blanket Free and open to the public. Enter though the main Plainsman Park entrance. No chair allowed on the grass. Light concessions will be available.

Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 (prior to Washington State game) - featuring Dolphin Tale
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 (prior to Western Carolina game)- movie TBD

Football Letterman Club
Each week prior to a home game, former Auburn football lettermen will be present at the Verizon Autograph Tent to sign memorabilia and talk with fans. This year we will also honor the 1963, 1983, 1988 and 1993 teams. Located beside the Red Diamond Tailgate Show in the parking lot of Plainsman Park. Begins two hours prior to kickoff.

Autumn Nights
Kick off a weekend of fun on the Plains with Downtown Autumn Nights. Aubie, the AU pep band, cheerleaders and Tiger Paws will kick off the celebration at 6 p.m. while some of Auburn's favorite bands will entertain the crowd into the evening. The entire Auburn Family and visiting fans are invited to enjoy the festivities at the new entertainment area located on Gay Street in downtown Auburn.

The first Autumn Nights event (Sept. 6) will be held on Magnolia Avenue between Gay Street and College Street, but the events set for October 25 and November 29 will be held in the newly created downtown event space on Gay Street in the former Auburn Bank drive-through.

The downtown entertainment district will also be in effect for the Autumn Nights event. The special measure allows individuals to purchase alcohol at a licensed establishment, leave that establishment with an open container and consume alcohol in shatterproof containers outside during special events approved by the city council. No coolers are permitted.

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 (prior to Arkansas State game) | 1st Generation Band
Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 (prior to Florida Atlantic game) | Rollin' in the Hay
Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 (prior to Alabama game) | Band: Swingin' Medallions

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