University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Alumni event list

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The Alumni Association is planning some wonderful events for Blugolds and friends. Join us, won't you? Check out the events in the list below or use the Event Calendar to view events by date or month.

Events, such as tours and cruises, will be handled by specialists we've selected to give you the best prices and options. For events that our office administers, you will be able to use our registration system to RSVP and pay.

See you soon!

 

Jan. 19, 2019

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Women's Hockey Alumni day

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Jan. 19 for Blugold Women's Hockey alumni day events. The alumni game starts at 11 a.m.,  Hobbs Ice Arena, lunch provided in the Club Room following the game. UWEC Women play UW-Superior at 2 p.m., and alumni gathering at Dooley's Pub, 4-7:30 p.m.

Jan. 26. 2019

Blugold Brunch in Naples, FL

Please join UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt for Brunch on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Club Pelican Bay, 707 Gulf Park Dr, Naples, FL, at 10:30 a.m. You will hear a university update, socialize with fellow Blugold, enjoy brunch and a chance to win some Blugold swag. Please RSVP by Jan. 21.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

Jan. 26, 2019

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Women's Basketball Alumni day

Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 26 for our annual Blugold Women's Basketball alumni day events. This year events will include our annual alumni game in the morning and our Fast Break Club/Alumni reception following the 5 p.m. Blugold women's game against UW-Stevens Point. Blugold women's basketball alumni can now register online by clicking on this Blugold link.

Feb. 9, 2019

6th Annual Jig's Up Blugold Ice Fishing Contest

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 9, Jig's Up Fishing contest, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Lake Wissota, Chippewa Falls, WI, presented by UWEC Recreation, Blugold Athletics, and the Lake Wissota Lions Club.  For contest rules and additional information, visit jigsup.org or contact UWEC recreation at 715-836-3377, Visit the Jigs's Up facebook page for photos and more information.

Feb. 9, 2019

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Men's Hockey Alumni day

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 9 for Blugold Men's Hockey alumni/senior day events, Center Ice Club sponsoring pre game meal in the Club Viewing Room at Hobbs at 6 p.m., game against UW-Stevens Point at 7 p.m., gathering following the game at Ray's Place.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

Feb. 27, 2019

UW-Eau Claire at Fort Myers, Florida

Please join us at Salty Sam's, 2500 Main St., Fort Myers for Wisconsin Day. If you are from UW-Eau Claire, or just a Blugold at heart, show your pride by wearing your university colors. Everyone is invited! Look for the Blugold table, stop by and say hi! Come early, bring your lawn chair, sit back and relax. There will be live music in both restaurants, Wisconsin menu of brats, cheese curds, walleye sandwiches, and drink specials all day, and door prizes every half hour! 

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

March 1, 2019

Alumni Association board meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet on campus on Friday, March 1 at 2 p.m. in W.R. Davies Student Center. (See frequently asked questions about board membership, or complete the online board nomination form if you're interested in becoming a member.)

March 14, 2019

UW-Eau Claire in Arizona

Please plan to join us at the Sun Bowl Amphitheater, 10220 N 107th Ave, Sun City, AZ for Wisconsin Day. If you're from UW-Eau Claire, you're a Blugold! Wear your university colors with pride. Everyone is invited! Look for the Blugold table, stop by and say hi, bring your lawn chair, sit back and relax. Tickets $8, purchased at the event. Hope to see you there!

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

March 15, 2019

UW-Eau Claire golf outing in Peoria, Arizona

Please join Ken and Gloria Anderson for a golf outing at The Vistas, 18823 N. Country Club Parkway, Peoria, AZ with other alumni and friends of UW-Eau Claire to participate in a day of golf, fun and good cheer. COST PER PERSON: $60 for 18 holes with cart, $40 for 9 holes with cart,  Green fees can be paid at Course Pro Shop. Tee times start at 1:00 p.m. To set tee times, contact Steven Robbins at realestate@stevenrobbins.com or 480-694-6356. Prizes awarded, Dining available after golf, ordering on your own off the menu.

If you have questions regarding the golf outing, please contact Ken Anderson at 623-566-5851. If you have other questions, alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

March 16, 2019

UWEC at Brewers Spring Training game in Arizona at Maryvale 

Please join us on Saturday, March 16, at Maryvale Baseball Park, 3600 N 51st Ave., Phoenix, to watch the Milwaukee Brewers take on the Colorado Rockies game at 1:05 p.m., pre-game tailgate at the park. Cost: $38 per person, includes game ticket and tailgate lunch. Bring your lawn chair, sit back and relax before the game with fellow Blugolds.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

March 16, 2019

UW-Eau Claire Shamrock Shuffle 5K

This 5k+ fun run/walk is hosted and sponsored by UW-Eau Claire’s Recreation and Sport Operations department. The route starts on UW-Eau Claire’s upper campus, down the infamous Garfield Avenue hill, over the scenic university footbridge and follows the river up the beautiful Chippewa Valley River trail. The race is a loop that begins and ends at the McPhee Physical Education Center. More information and to register click here.

March 17, 2019

Eau Claire Nature Hike in Phoenix

Join UW-Eau Claire alumni for a hike in the Phoenix Sonoran Preserve on Sunday, March 17, at 8:00 a.m., meet at the Apache Wash Trailhead, 1600 E. Sonoran Desert Drive, Phoenix, AZ. The hike will be three to five miles. Start on Sidewinder trail and head to the Apache Vista Lookout, about 1.3 miles and 340 feet in elevation gain. From the lookout we hike back to Sidewinder trail where you can follow Apache Wash and Ocotillo trails back to the trailhead or continue on to Ridgeback Overlook for a second summit which is an additional 350 feet in elevation gain and then return to the trailhead.

Make sure to bring plenty of water (2 to 3 liters), salty snacks, sun protection, hiking shoes or trail runners, and your camera for pictures. If you have any questions about the location, trail, or what to bring please contact Beth Keune at 480-363-7924 or beth@keunes.com.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

April 7-15, 2019

Southern Granduer

Join us for a 7 night Mississippi river Cruise aboard the elegant American Queen from Memphis, TN to New Orleans, LA. Gain new insights and discover fascinating perspectives on the places you’ll explore from an engaging group of distinguished guest lecturers. The vast range of topics presented will enrich your travel experience and provide you with a deeper understanding of America’s rich history and cultural heritage. GoNext Travel or 1-877-333-0449. View travel brochure.

April 26, 2019

Eau Claire Jazz Festival and 52nd Street

Friday night at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival celebrates the true culture of jazz as Downtown Eau Claire transforms into a jazz nightclub scene. 52nd Street is a re-creation of the historic 52nd Street of New York City, where jazz great like Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, and Louis Armstrong sat in with different ensembles in a variety of nightclubs, simply because they loved to play jazz. Over 50 bands play at multiple venues (all-ages and 21+) along Barstow Street in downtown Eau Claire, featuring a variety of music styles, including ragtime, blues, acoustic, and big band. It's an exciting night of live music downtown - you never know who might bring their horn to sit in! Join over 3,000 people to enjoy this once a year party! More information available soon!

April 28-May 9, 2019

Gems of the Danube with Prague

At each port along your Danube River journey, there are a vast array of included activities and sightseeing experiences to choose from. Each guest can curate a unique experience suitable to personal taste and tempo. Delight and immerse yourself in the cultural and historical majesty of the Danube’s offerings. GoNext Travel or 1-866-655-9070. View travel brochure.

May 4-5, 2019

Eau Claire Marathon and Blugold Mile 2019

The Eau Claire Marathon, located in the beautiful state of Wisconsin, takes you through the scenic Chippewa Valley and city of Eau Claire. This event features a full marathon, half marathon, 5K and kid's run. Register today!

May 24, 2019

Alumni Association board meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet on campus on Friday, May 24 at 2 p.m. in W.R. Davies Student Center. (See frequently asked questions about board membership, or complete the online board nomination form if you're interested in becoming a member.)

May 25, 2019

Spring alumni awards presentation

The UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association will present awards to outstanding alumni during a ceremony and luncheon in conjunction with December commencement. Do you know an outstanding Blugold? Nominate them here. Register by May 17.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.

June 20, 2019

UW-Eau Claire Athletics 43rd annual Golf Outing

SAVE THE DATE-Blugold Golf Outing at Wild Ridge Golf Course, Eau Claire. For more information or to register for this event, call Tammy Brunschmid at 715-836-2546, e-mail brunct@uwec.edu.

July 2-9, 2019

2019 Paris Choral Festival

The UW-Eau Claire Concert Choir had the honor of performing on the 50th (1994) and 60th (2004) anniversaries of D-Day in Europe. This opportunity to perform on the world stage will again be possible for alumni and friends of the Concert Choir in 2019. Choral alumni are invited to join the Eau Claire Master Singers in the formation of a UW-Eau Claire Alumni Choir that will participate in the Paris Choral Festival. Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff, UW-Eau Claire professor emeritus of music, will direct the choir and serve as artistic director for the festival, which will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the liberation of France. Learn more about the festival as well as registration information. Registration and down payment are due by March 15, 2018. To register, follow the directions on the portal at Music Celebrations International as a member of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Choir. See more information about the festival as well as registration information. Questions? Contact Dr. Schwartzhoff at schwargr@uwec.edu for additional details. 

July 22-Aug. 4, 2019

Northern Frontiers

Travel to Skagen, where the Baltic and the North Sea meet; visit Haugesund, a cozy costal city set against the backdrop of lofty mountains; continue to the tiny village of Flåm known for the world’s second longest and deepest fjord; Hellesylt offers a brief yet peaceful respite; Geiranger burst with natural beauty; Ålesund exudes a colorful ambience; Bodø allures with the midnight sun; Harstad blends striking mountain vistas with rainbow-colored wooden houses and rich Norwegian culture; then sail to Bergen and take in the wharf’s wooden houses, sapphire waters, verdant hillsides. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023. View travel brochure.

Aug. 22-Sept. 2, 2019

Mediterranean Pathways

Walk Sorrento’s seaside promenade; take in Taormina’s unrivaled views of Mount Etna, Corfu’s lush landscape, Gythion’s pastel colored houses, and Mykonos’ iconic windmills; browse the colorful market of Kusadasi and explore the archaeological wonder of Ephesus; visit Dubrovnik’s charming sites; and discover Venice’s hidden piazzas and romantic trattorias. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023. View travel brochure.

Sept. 10-27, 2019

North Atlantic Quest

Learn about Reykjavík’s maritime history, take in Ísafjörður’s rugged mountain peaks and Qaqortoq’s rustic feel, observe Paamiut’s wildlife and Nuuk’s celebration of cultures, see Sydney’s eighteenth century landmarks, experience big-city Halifax’s small-town feel, observe Saint John’s Reversing Falls, and revere Bar Harbor’s stunning vistas and Boston’s architectural grandeur. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023. View travel brochure.

Oct. 11-12, 2019

UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2019

SAVE THE DATE-HOMECOMING 2019!

 

 

 
 
 

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