Events Calendar

Events

August 27 - September 2, 2016

Saturday, August 27

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation 9:15am

Oberlin's weeklong Orientation includes department open houses, social and recreational events, academic and financial aid advising, placement testing, and...

Wilder Hall (Student Union)  
Oberlin College Day of Service 2016

Oberlin College Day of Service 2016 9:15am

Welcome to Oberlin College’s 20th annual Day of Service! Join us to get to know the local area, meet returning student leaders, and engage with local...

Carnegie Building, Root Room and outside/steps of Finney  
OSLAM Poetry Writing Workshop

OSLAM Poetry Writing Workshop 4:00pm

A poetry wiritng workshop for all artists interested in poetry, hosted by members of the OSLAM poetry team. No experience necessary! We'll work on writing a...

Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse, Hales Annex  
Concert: Dirty Dishes

Concert: Dirty Dishes 10:00pm

Dirty Dishes is a rock, psychedelic, alternative band. Their music is nostalgic of ’90s grunge, but with enough refreshing composition from lead...

’Sco (Dionysus Club), Wilder Hall  

Sunday, August 28

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Oberlin's weeklong Orientation includes department open houses, social and recreational events, academic and financial aid advising, placement testing, and...

Wilder Hall (Student Union)  
Muslim and Jewish Community Picnic

Muslim and Jewish Community Picnic 6:00pm

Join Kosher Halal Co-op for the Muslim and Jewish Community Picnic that will take outside Kosher-Halal Co-op. Rain space will be inside Kosher-Halal...

Talcott Hall, Kosher Halal Co-op  
Multicultural Resource Center Open House

Multicultural Resource Center Open House 7:00pm

Meet the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) staff, faculty, and representatives of various student organizations. The MRC staff supports students and...

Wilder Hall (Student Union), Multicultural Resource Center (Wilder 208)  
Concert: We're About 9

Concert: We're About 9 8:00pm

This band is noted for the witty lyrics of their original songs and their moving vocal harmonies. Songs are often crafted to tell stories from unexpected...

Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse, Hales Annex  
Free Stuff at the Free Store

Free Stuff at the Free Store 8:00pm

The Oberlin Free Store facilitates swapping of almost anything you can think of. Students can drop off clothes, functioning appliances, and a bunch of other...

Asia House (Quadrangle), Basement  

Monday, August 29

Move it Monday & Workout Wednesday

Move it Monday & Workout Wednesday 12:00pm

Join your Director of Wellness (Jason Hudson) for a challenging, ever-changing workout every Monday and Wednesday on the outdoor track. Change your normal...

Jesse Philips Physical Education Center, Outdoor track  
Annual Club Sports Fair

Annual Club Sports Fair 4:30pm

Pet a horse, play badminton or table tennis, and learn the basics of Ultimate Frisbee, rugby and more. Meet student representatives of the many club sports...

Wilder Bowl  

Tuesday, August 30

Art Exhibition: Black to the Power of Ten

Art Exhibition: Black to the Power of Ten 10:00am

Race, time, memory, and meaning are among the concepts explored in this exhibition of works from 2003–2014 by the artist Fred Wilson. Through glass works...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ellen Johnson Gallery  
Art Exhibition: Wild Fire Test Pit

Art Exhibition: Wild Fire Test Pit 10:00am

Artist Fred Wilson has a dual practice of studio-made or fabricated works and commissioned museum-specific installations created with the institutions’ own...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, King Sculpture Court  
Time Well Spent:  Art and Temporality

Time Well Spent: Art and Temporality 10:00am

The concept of time, at once a personal and universal concept that dictates the rhythm of human experience, has been variously represented and constructed...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Core and Weights

Core and Weights 12:15pm

This class will increase your cardio fitness, build your strength and improve your balance and flexibility, by combining step, weights, flexibility and core.

Jesse Philips Physical Education Center, Multipurpose room  
LGBTQ Community: New and Returning Student Welcome

LGBTQ Community: New and Returning Student Welcome 8:00pm

First-year and transfer students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, are questioning their gender/sexuality, or consider themselves allies...

Wilder Hall (Student Union), Multicultural Resource Center (Wilder 208)  

Wednesday, August 31

Move it Monday & Workout Wednesday

Move it Monday & Workout Wednesday 12:00pm

Join your Director of Wellness (Jason Hudson) for a challenging, ever-changing workout every Monday and Wednesday on the outdoor track. Change your normal...

Jesse Philips Physical Education Center, Outdoor track  
Computer Science & Mathematics Annual Ice Cream Social

Computer Science & Mathematics Annual Ice... 4:30pm

Come one, come all to our annual Ice Cream Social Help us welcome back our computer science and mathematics majors. Meet us in the courtyard of the...

Rice Hall, Courtyard  
Experimental College (ExCo) Fair

Experimental College (ExCo) Fair 6:30pm

The Experimental College (ExCo) is a student-run organization that sponsors courses taught by faculty, students, administrators, and townspeople. Each year a...

Carnegie Building, Root Room  
Faculty Recital: Jamey Haddad and "Under One Sun"

Faculty Recital: Jamey Haddad and "Under... 8:00pm

While celebrating Middle-Eastern percussion, South Indian forms and Venezuelan folkloric styles, this group’s heart remains in the jazz world. Lifelong music...

Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse, Hales Annex  

Thursday, September 1

Guest Master Class: Salar Nader, general master class

Guest Master Class: Salar Nader, general master... 11:30am

A guest master class by Salar Nader, general master class. -- Salar Nader, is a world-renowned Afghan-American virtuoso tabla player/composer who grew up...

Conservatory Central Unit, 32  
Core and Weights

Core and Weights 12:15pm

This class will increase your cardio fitness, build your strength and improve your balance and flexibility, by combining step, weights, flexibility and core.

Jesse Philips Physical Education Center, Multipurpose room  
Guest Master Class: Ali Amr, general master class

Guest Master Class: Ali Amr, general master class 3:30pm

A guest master class by Ali Amr, general master class. -- Now based in New York City, Ali Amr is a Palestinian vocalist and qanun performer. His...

Clonick Hall, Bertram and Judith Kohl Building  
Guest Master Class: Luisito Quintero, general master class

Guest Master Class: Luisito Quintero, general... 3:30pm

A guest master class by Luisito Quintero, general master class. -- Venezuelan born Luisito Quintero is perhaps best known for his incredible Timbale...

Conservatory Central Unit, 34  
Guest Master Class: Aaron Mossburg '13, viola

Guest Master Class: Aaron Mossburg '13, viola 4:30pm

A guest master class by Aaron Mossburg '13, viola. Aaron Mossburg, violist, completed his undergraduate studies at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where...

David H. Stull Recital Hall  
Men's Soccer vs  Heidelberg University

Men's Soccer vs Heidelberg University 5:00pm

Men's Soccer vs Heidelberg University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3879

Oberlin, OH  
Cross Country at  Wooster Invitational

Cross Country at Wooster Invitational 6:00pm

Cross Country at Wooster Invitational http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3941

Wooster, OH  
Guest Master Class: Aaron Mossburg '13, viola

Guest Master Class: Aaron Mossburg '13, viola 7:00pm

A guest master class by Aaron Mossburg '13, viola. -- Aaron Mossburg, violist, completed his undergraduate studies at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music...

David H. Stull Recital Hall  
Guest Master Class: Leo Blanco, general master class

Guest Master Class: Leo Blanco, general master... 7:00pm

A guest master class by Leo Blanco, general master class. -- A description of Leo Blanco would be incomplete if one were to label him as only a pianist. On...

Conservatory Central Unit, 32  
Guest Master Class: Michael Ward-Bergeman, general master class

Guest Master Class: Michael Ward-Bergeman,... 7:00pm

A guest master class by Michael Ward-Bergeman, general master class. -- Michael Ward-Bergeman is a passionate performer, songwriter and composer. His...

Clonick Hall, Bertram and Judith Kohl Building  
Women's Soccer vs  Case Western Reserve University

Women's Soccer vs Case Western Reserve University 7:30pm

Women's Soccer vs Case Western Reserve University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3904

Oberlin, OH  

Friday, September 2

Women's Volleyball vs  Washington and Jefferson College

Women's Volleyball vs Washington and Jefferson... 4:00pm

Women's Volleyball vs Washington and Jefferson College http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3949

Pittsburgh, PA  
Women's Volleyball vs  York College of Pennsylvania

Women's Volleyball vs York College of... 6:00pm

Women's Volleyball vs York College of Pennsylvania http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3950

Pittsburgh, PA  
Family Style Shabbos Dinner

Family Style Shabbos Dinner 7:30pm

The Shabbos table at Chabad is a place that transcends the academic pressures, social structures, and political affiliations that tend to divide so many....

Chabad Jewish Center  
Faculty Recital: Alexa Still, flute and Monique Duphil, piano

Faculty Recital: Alexa Still, flute and Monique... 8:00pm

An Oberlin College Conservatory of Music Faculty Recital by Alexa Still, flute and Monique Duphil, piano. Program: Suite Paysanne Hongroise ...

Kulas Recital Hall, Conservatory Central Unit  

August 27 - September 2, 2016