February 17-24, 2018
Entry Forms Due: Tuesday, Feb. 13, by 5 p.m. in 1205 UC
Participate in the Cat Packs program!
Donate the following items to the Cat Packs or volunteer at Cat Packs on Thursdays at 3 p.m. at the Salvation Army, and you will earn your team 5 points for every 10 items with a max of 100 points for WinterFest. These items will be donated to school children in the area whose families have expressed a need for food during the weekend when their children are not receiving free or reduced meals.
Raisin boxes (6 count /1 oz. boxes)
Applesauce cups (6 count)
Easy Mac cups (4 count)
Granola bars (12 count)
Plastic Jars of Peanut Butter & Jelly
Individual Packets of Oatmeal
**Food must be dropped off in the Center for Student Enrichment (1205 UC) by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 24.
Do you like event planning and love school spirit? Then the Special Events Committee is for you! The Special Events Committee (SEC) is looking for motivated and enthusiastic students to plan Northern's WinterFest and Homecoming. For more information, come to an SEC meeting on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. in Conference room B, 1208 University Center, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, February 17
6:30 p.m. - WinterFest Formal Dinner
8:30 p.m. - WinterFest Royalty Competition
9:30 p.m. - WinterFest Formal Dance
Explorer Rooms/ Peter White Lounge
Join us for a fancy WinterFest dinner at 6:30 p.m. You can use a meal swipe or pay $10.25 for your meal. After dinner, cheer on your fellow Wildcats as they compete for WinterFest Royalty. Then dance the night away at the WinterFest formal. We will have a raffle with prizes from local businesses and University departments, Winterfest swag, and a photo booth.
WinterFest Human Sled Dog Races, Tug-Of-War, and Winter Obstacle Course
Sunday, February 18, 1 p.m.
Join us at the Vandament Arena for a fun afternoon of friendly competition. Help your team make the most creative sled for Human Sled Dog Races, be the strongest team to win the Tug-Of-War competition, and be the fastest team to complete the Winter Obstacle Course.
Campus Cinema Movie
Sunday, February 18, 6 p.m., Jamrich 1100
Watch a movie on the big screen and win some WinterFest prizes. For every person that comes from your hall/student organization, you will receive 1 point with a maximum of 100 points for WinterFest.
WinterFest Open Skate
Wednesday, February 21, 8-11 p.m.
Lakeview Arena (Next to the YMCA on Fair Ave)
Open Skate features Double Trouble DJs. Skate rentals are $4, but if you have your own skates, it is appreciated if you bring them as supplies are limited. The event is open to NMU and Marquette community members. Stay for as long as you like from 8-11 p.m.
WinterFest Lip Sync Battle
Thursday, February 22, 7 p.m.
Join us for a fun night of performances from residence halls, student organizations, the Hip Hop Dance Crew and Double Trouble DJs. Be one of the first 150 people in line and receive a free WinterFest Cup!
Bus to Michigan Tech for the Hockey Game
The Special Events Committee works hard to bring you all the fun and exciting events that occur during WinterFest. If you have ideas as to how to improve our events, please e-mail email@example.com or join the Special Events Committee in The Back Room, 1213 University Center, on Monday evenings at 7 p.m.