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Friday, September 24th

Family Weekend Craft Sale

SIU Student Center 1st Floor 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Craft vendors from the community have come together over the last 30 years at these events to sell their professional and quality handmade wares.

Karaoke and Bowling & Billiards

SIU Student Center First Floor 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Come out and have a little fun bowling or singing your heart out! There will also be a photobooth!

 Mountain Film on Tour

Becker Pavilion - SIU Campus Lake 6:00 p.m.

Mountainfilm on Tour is coming to Southern Illinois University and bringing a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado.

Click here for more information.

Off the Rails Concert Series

Washington Street Concert Venue

Radio Free Honduras - 5:00 p.m.

Jason Ringenberg 7:00 p.m.

Woodbox Gang 8:00 p.m.

Help kick things "Off the Rails" by joining us for Carbondale's newest outdoor concert series! The City of Carbondale, Carbondale Main Street and Consume Carbondale are teaming up to host the free concerts at the Washington Street Concert Venue located in the heart of downtown.

During the shows, public consumption of alcohol in downtown Carbondale will be allowed. Visitors will also be permitted to bring their own alcohol in non-glass containers to the Venue.  

The Washington Street Concert Venue is located at the corner of S. Washington Street and E. Main Street.

The sponsors for this series include the City of Carbondale, Carbondale Main Street, and Consume Carbondale

 

Saturday, September 25th

Family Weekend Craft Sale

SIU Student Center 1st Floor 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Craft vendors from the community have come together over the last 30 years at these events to sell their professional and quality handmade wares.

Greek Sing 

Shryock Steps 11:00 a.m. 

Join the fraternity and sorority community as they perform skits, songs, and dance at the 2021 Greek sing! This family-friendly event is one of the oldest traditions at SIU. Be sure to bring cash to vote for your favorite!

SIU Tailgating

Saluki Row 11:00 a.m.

Saluki Row is SIU's tailgate area for all home football games.  Located on the grass practice fields just south of the football stadium. Saluki Row is a spacious area, which is free for all ages to enter, where fans come to enjoy pre-game food, drinks and entertainment. Saluki Row is fun for all ages!  

•Saluki Row opens 3 hours before kickoff.
•Individuals are responsible for compliance with all local and state laws governing alcohol consumption.
•Coolers and glass bottles are prohibited on Saluki Row.
•All BBQ grills, propane or otherwise, should be attended to at all times.
•Dispose of all trash in trash receptacles located in tailgating areas.
•Pets are not permitted on Saluki Row.
•Driving or parking private vehicles on any and all grass and sidewalks is prohibited
•Southern Illinois University is not responsible or liable for accidents, damage, loss or theft of materials/items/personal property left overnight.

Saluki Football vs. Illinois State

Saluki Stadium 2:00 p.m. 

Purchase tickets here SIU students get free tickets at the gate, so there is no need to buy your student a ticket. There is a clear bag policy.