Upcoming Events

 *denotes Cultural Credit event for Stetson students.

Oct. 20-Nov. 5, 2017

Ongoing:

  • *Hand Art Center exhibitions: "Oscar Bluemner: Vision and Revision" (through Dec. 8), Hand Art Center, 139 E. Michigan Ave., between duPont-Ball Library and Sampson Hall in Stetson's Palm Court (quad). Days/hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m. Free.
  • Gillespie Museumcenter for earth and environmental science education, home of a historic mineral collection and small galleries devoted to natural history collecting, Florida ecosystems, fluorescent minerals, volcanism and the rock cycle, Tuesday through Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and open occasionally for special events on evenings and Saturdays (noted under specific dates), 234 E. Michigan Ave. Free; scheduled educational group programs are $2.50 per student. 
  • *Uncouth Hour, weekly open mic night where students are encouraged to perform music, short stories, poetry, etc. Sponsored by Hatter Network/Touchstone, every Thursday in Allen Hall, 508 N. Woodland Blvd., Room 101, from 9:30- 10:30 p.m. Free. (Stetson student event.)

Friday, Oct. 20

  • 3:30 to 6 p.m. - *Latin American Food Night, an event that focuses on the historical and cultural background behind Latin American cuisines, Allen Hall, Room 101, 508 N. Woodland Blvd. Free. (Stetson student event.)
  • 6 to 9 p.m. - *Russian Cuisine Night, join the Russian Club for an evening of Russian cuisine, Edmunds Center Hall Of Fame Room, 143 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Free. (Stetson student event)

  • 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. - *Rotaract Presents - What is End Polio Now? Informational session on how Rotary and its partners helped to reduce polio cases worldwide, du-Pont Ball Library, 134 E. Minnesota Ave., Room 25L. Free.

  • 7:30 p.m. - *University Symphonic Band, Douglas Phillips, conductor, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Ticketed event: $10 for adults, $5 for area students, no charge for age 12 and younger, or students with Stetson ID. Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.stetson.edu/music-tickets

Saturday, Oct. 21

  • 11 a.m. - Stetson Softball vs. Seminole State, Patricia Wilson Field, 414-424 E. Arizona Ave. For tickets, pricing and information, call 386-738-HATS (4287) or visit the online ticket website. (Free for Stetson students, faculty, staff.)
  • 7 p.m. - Women’s Soccer vs. Jacksonville, Athletic Training Center, 401 E. Minnesota Ave. For tickets, pricing and information, call 386-738-HATS (4287) or visit the online ticket website. (Free for Stetson students, faculty, staff.)

Monday, Oct. 23

  • 7 p.m. - *How To Be An Ally To A Survivor, educating students on how to be there for a friend who has been assaulted, Flagler Hall, Room 334, 434 N. Woodland Blvd. Free. (Stetson student event)

  • 8 p.m. *DVA Speaker - Domestic Violence Awareness Speaker: Katelin Maloney, Lynn Business Center, Room 108 (Rinker Auditorium), 345 N. Woodland Blvd. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

  • 7:30 p.m. - *Sullivan Reading Series, Terese Svoboda, reading and reception, Room 108 (Rinker Auditorium), Lynn Business Center, 345 N. Woodland Blvd. Free.
  • 7:30 p.m. - *Faculty Recital, Karen Coker Merritt, soprano, Kristie Born, piano, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Free. 
  • 8 p.m. - *ODE Movie Night, “Crimson Tide,” Stetson Green. Free. (Stetson student event.)

Wednesday, Oct. 25

  • 6 p.m. - *Psi Chi Book Feast, participants will gather to discuss "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" by Stephen Chbosky while enjoying a meal from Moe's. Pick up your free copy of the book at the Psychology Department Office while supplies last. Flagler Hall, Room 211, 434 N. Woodland Blvd. Free. (Stetson student event.)

  • 7:30 p.m. - *Faculty Recital, Dione Chandler, oboe, Jesus Alfonzo, viola, Hannah Sun, piano, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 26

  • 2:30 p.m. - Revolutionary Traditions: Festival of Russian Music, lecture: "Scriabin, Mysticism, Eroticism, and a Famed Chord," by Dr. Simon Morrison, Princeton University, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Free.
  • 8:30 p.m. - Revolutionary Traditions: Festival of Russian Music, opening reception and Russian ballet video viewing,  Presser Hall, Tinsley Room, 419 N. Woodland Blvd. Free.
  • 4 p.m. - Stetson Softball vs. Daytona State College, Patricia Wilson Field, 414-424 E. Arizona Ave. For tickets, pricing and information, call 386-738-HATS (4287) or visit the online ticket website. (Free for Stetson students, faculty, staff.) 
  • 5 to 7 p.m. - Opening Reception, "Florida Formations," Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. Free.
  • 7  p.m. - *Science Cafe, Ben Tanner, Environmental Science and Studies, "Sea Level Rise: Past, Present, Future." Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. Free.

Friday, Oct. 27

  • 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - *Volusia Water Alliance Fall Symposium, public forum concerning challenges to water quality and quantity. Sponsored by the Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, Sanborn Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave. Free but registration is required. Lunch available for a fee. http://volusiawater.org/fall-symposium/

  • 2:30-4 p.m. *Stetson Internship Showcase, learn about experiences of Stetson students, who will present posters about their internships. Presenters will compete in several categories including students' choice. Sponsored by Career and Professional Development, du-Pont Ball Library, main floor, 134 E Minnesota Ave. Free. (Open to Stetson students, faculty and staff.)

  • 4 p.m. - Stetson Softball vs. St. Johns River State College, Patricia Wilson Field, 414-424 E. Arizona Ave. For tickets, pricing and information, call 386-738-HATS (4287) or visit the online ticket website. (Free for Stetson students, faculty, staff.)
  • 6:30 p.m. - *Revolutionary Traditions: Festival of Russian Music, University Symphony Orchestra with Concert Choir, Anthony Hose, conductor, Sean, Kennard, piano, with pre-performance talk by Dr. Simon Morrison, Princeton University, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Ticketed event: $10 for adults, $5 for area students, no charge for age 12 and younger, or students with Stetson ID. Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

Saturday, Oct. 28

  • All day - Stetson Rowing Hatter Invitational, Lake Beresford International Rowing Center, 2636 Alhambra Ave.
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Science Saturday: Mostly Green Halloween. 9th annual fall fair: hands-on activities and experiments in the natural world. Costumes encouraged! Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. Free.
  • 1 p.m. - Stetson Football vs. University of San Diego, Spec Martin Stadium, 260 E. Euclid Ave. For tickets, pricing and information, call 386-738-HATS (4287) or visit the online ticket website.
  • 6:30 p.m. - *Revolutionary Traditions: Festival of Russian Music, Festival Finale, Stetson Women's Chorale, Barron String Quartet, and student vocalists, with pre-performance discussion of Russian music by Dr. Simon Morrison and Dr. Daniil Zavlunov. Discussion in Tinsley Room, Presser Hall, 419 N. Woodland Blvd., with concert in Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Free.

Sunday, Oct. 29 to Sunday, Nov. 5 - Stetson Homecoming 2017. Full schedule is onlineRegister online. Website: stetson.edu/homecoming

Monday, Oct. 30

  • 1:30 to 3 p.m. - *The Actor as an Entrepreneur, focuses on the speakers' personal experiences forging a career path, personal anecdotes, and Q&A. Open to all students, especially Creative Arts students, Second Stage Theatre, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Free. (Stetson student event.)

Tuesday, Oct. 31

  • 7:30 p.m. - *Sounds New XVI First Glimpse, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

  • 7:30 p.m - Stetson Guitar Ensemble, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 2

  • 1 to 2:30 p.m - *Actor’s Branding Workshop, 3 to 6 randomly selected participants will perform the workshop; the rest of the students watch and participate/comment from the audience. Actor participants, open to all Stetson students, Second Stage Theatre, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Free. (Stetson student event.)
  • 5:30 p.m. - *Alumnus John Tinnell, Ph.D., will discuss his book, "Actionable Media: Digital Communication Beyond the Desktop," and his rhetorical approach to thinking about our current digital interfaces, Room 317, Flagler Hall. Free. 

Friday, Nov. 3

  • 6 to 8 p.m. - *Opening Reception, 28th Annual Undergraduate Juried Student Art Exhibition, Hand Art Center, 139 E. Michigan Ave., between duPont-Ball Library and Sampson Hall in Stetson's Palm Court (quad). Free.

Saturday, Nov. 4

  • 4 p.m. - Stetson Football vs. Butler, Spec Martin Stadium, 260 E. Euclid Ave. For tickets, pricing and information, call 386-738-HATS (4287) or visit the online ticket website.

Sunday, Nov. 5

  • 1 p.m. - Stetson Opera Theatre pre-performance talk, Room 132, Presser Hall, 419 N. Woodland Blvd. Free.
  • 2 p.m. - Stetson Opera Theatre in collaboration with Stetson Chamber Orchestra, "The Coronation of Poppea," by Claudio Monteverdi, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. $10 for adults, $5 for area students, no charge for age 12 and younger, or students with Stetson ID. Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.