Wildcat Weekend Activities

NMU’s Physical Education and Instruction Facility and Indoor Rock Climbing Wall

Location:    Physical Education and Instruction Facility, located between the Superior Dome
                    and the Berry Events Center  

Time:          Friday and Saturday all day and Sunday 11:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m.
                    Rock Climbing Wall is open from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Sunday

Price:          Free

More commonly called the “PEIF” (rhymes with “beef”), this facility offers an indoor climbing wall, weight room, cardiovascular area, basketball courts, racquetball courts, swimming pool, and dance studios.   You can use the facility for free anytime on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.   Just check in at the information desk and let the worker know you’re visiting for Wildcat Weekend.  

Women's Volleyball vs. Northwood University

Location:  Vandamant Arena

Time:         Saturday, 4:00 p.m.

Price:        $8 per adult, $6 per student

Cheer on the Lady Wildcats as they play against the Northwood University Timberwolves. With these two teams, it's bound to be a great game. 

Men's Division I Hockey vs. Ferris State University

Location:  Berry Events Center

Time:         Friday,     7:07 p.m., Saturday, 7:07 p.m.

Price:        $16 for General Admission

Get ready for an exciting game of Wildcat Hockey as they play against the Ferris State University Bulldogs. Hopefully, you'll find yourself chanting, "WILDCAT GOAL!" 

Men's Club Hockey vs. Lindenwood-Belleville

Location:   Berry Events Center

Time:         Saturday, 10:00 p.m.

Price:         Free

Come see NMU's Men's Division II Club Hockey team hit the ice. 

Superior Select Choir

Location:  Reynolds Recital Hall in the Hedgcock Building

Time:        Saturday, 1:00 p.m.

Price:        Free

A program of challenging and inspiring chorale music presented by outstanding high school singers from across the central Upper Peninsula. The Superior Select Choir is the honors ensemble of the Superior School Music Association.  

Women's Club Hockey vs. Lake Superior State University

Location:  Berry Events Center

Time:        Saturday, 1:00 p.m.

Price:        Free

Cheer on the Women's Club Ice Hockey team as they take on the Lakers of LSSU. 

DeVos Art Museum

Location:  DeVos Art Museum, located in NMU"s Art and Design Building

Time:         Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Price:         Free

The current exhibit includes PROJECT 35 VOLUME 2. This is a selection of 35 videos produced between 2001 and 2012, selected by international curators who each chose one work from an artist they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today. The videos explore wide-ranging topics such as protests in South Africa, youth culture in Ho Chi Minh City, news broadcasts in China, and street crime in Bogotá. Recurrent themes focus on memory and change, performance and documentation, fiction and history, and notions of place and identity, as well as the power of images and the role of the media in shaping collective experience.

Cheerleading Open Practice for Potential Recruits

Location: PEIF

Time:       Saturday, 2:00 p.m.

If you have an interest in NMU Cheerleading and will be attending Wildcat Weekend, please contact Lucy Anthony if you wish to attend this open practice.

Quiz Bowl Match: NMU Faculty vs. NMU Students

Location: Jamrich Hall, Room 1322

Time:        Saturday, 2:00 p.m.

Price:       Free

Watch as NMU faculty face off against NMU students in this exciting battle of wits. 

Marquette Regional History Museum

Location:  145 West Spring Street, Marquette

Time:         Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Price:        $7 adults; $3 students

The Marquette History Museum is the oldest Historical Society in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The museum features a collection that includes artifacts from the prehistoric copper culture through current times. Each year, visitors from all over the world come to use the Research Library and view the museum's exhibitions gallery.

Marquette Points of Interest

Location:  See website for directors to scenic points in and near Marquette

Time:         Friday, Saturday afternoon and Sunday

Price:        Most are free but some do have a minimal cost. Check the website for details. 

Find directions to nearby waterfalls, hiking trails, museums and more on the Marquette Chamber of Commerce website.