February 17-25, 2017
Participate in the NMU Cat Pack program!
Donate the following items to the Cat Pack program or help volunteer at Cat Packs on Thursdays at 3 p.m. at the Salvation Army and you will earn your team 10 extra points for WinterFest. These items will be donated to elementary 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.
- Individual Fruit Cups (12 count)
- Raisin boxes (6 count / 1 oz. boxes)
- Applesauce cups (6 count)
- Easy Mac cups (4 count)
- PopTarts (16 count)
- Granola bars (12 count)
- Plastic Jars of Peanut Butter & Jelly
- Individual Packets of Oatmeal
Want a behind the scenes experience to WinterFest?
WinterFest Human Sled Dog Races, Tug-Of-War, and Winter Obstacle Course, Saturday February 18
Come join us at the Vandament Arena for a fun afternoon of competitive games. 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.
WinterFest Airband Competition, Monday February 20
Come join us for a fun night of performances from Resident Halls, Student Organizations, NMU Hip Hop Dance Crew. Join us and Double Trouble in Jamrich 1100 at 7 p.m. for fun night.
Mr. & Ms. WinterFest Competition: Tuesday, February 21
Come join us for a night of fun as we have Wildcats compete to become Mr. or Ms. WinterFest, through a talent portion, theme wear and formal wear. Join us in the Great Lakes Rooms at 7 p.m.
WinterFest Formal, Wednesday, February 22
Come join us for a night of dancing, a raffle and a photo booth. Dust of those fancy dresses and tuxedos and bring them back up after break. Join us in the Great Lakes Rooms at 7 p.m. for an elegant night.
WinterFest Open Skate: Tuesday, February 21
From 6-9 p.m. at Lakeview Arena. The Open Skate features Double Trouble DJs, skate rentals are $3, but if you have your own skates it is appreciated if you bring them as supplies are limited. The event is open to the NMU and Marquette community members.
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 (University Center) on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m.