Homecoming Week, one of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's largest annual events, will be held September 28–October 5. Highlighted by numerous activities, a parade and football game, Homecoming is expected to draw thousands of alumni back to Eau Claire to join students, faculty, staff and the public in the celebration. Homecoming activities are sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate and the Alumni Association.
The 2014–15 season of The Forum will open with a presentation by Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, on Thursday, October 16. Other speakers who are part of the 73rd season of the distinguished lecture series include Bob Harris (November 4), Alan Page (December 3), Temple Grandin (February 17) and Mark Lynas (April 8). Season subscriptions are available at 25% off the single-ticket price. Tickets are on sale now at the Service Center for all events.
Tickets are now on sale for the 50th season of the Artists Series, which will open Thursday, October 23, with a concert by the Smetana Trio, the premier piano trio in its native Czech Republic. The season also includes Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre (November 11), Cirque Zuma Zuma (February 5), Dalí Quartet (March 10), and a stage adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, performed by the National Players (April 21). Season subscriptions are available at 25% off the single-ticket price. Tickets for all events are available at the Service Center.