Mountaineer Week

Pre Mountaineer Week Events

Friday, September 23

Mountaineer Idol Round 2
Presented by Coca-Cola and Mon Hills Records
There are 12 singers remaining in second round of competition. You do not want to miss this exciting showcase of talent!
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Ballrooms

Monday, September 26

Mountaineer Week Committee Meeting
Committee members will meet to discuss ideas and progress they’ve made with their various Mountaineer Week committees. There are 32 days until Mountaineer Week!
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Blackwater Room, Mountainlair

Friday, September 30

Homecoming Parade
See the 2016 Mr. & Ms. Mountaineer finalists walk in the Homecoming Parade.
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: High Street, Downtown Morgantown

Mountaineer Idol Round 3
Presented by Coca-Cola and Mon Hills Records
There are 9 singers remaining in third round of competition. You do not want to miss this exciting showcase of talent!
Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Ballrooms

Most Loyals Applications Deadline
Mountaineer Week and the WVU Foundation are seeking nominations for the 2016 Most Loyal West Virginian, Most Loyal Alumni Mountaineer, Most Loyal Faculty/Professional Staff Mountaineer and Most Loyal Staff Mountaineer. For more information visit Most Loyal page.
Deadline to apply is Friday, September 30
Time: 11:59 p.m.

Wednesday, October 5

Mountineer Week Beard Growing Competition – Shaving
Presented by Sheetz
Shaving! Yes, see WVU students shave their beards to see who can grow the best beard in 4 weeks!
Hosted by: Troy Clemons – WVU Mountaineer and Morgan Breeden, Miss West Virginia 2016
Time: Noon
Location: Commons Area, Mountainlair

Saturday, October 8

Mountaineer Idol Round 4
Presented by Coca-Cola and Mon Hills Records
Mountaineer Idol & Idol Gives Back – The top 7 will sing their favorite “Oldies” songs in an attempt advance to Round 5. Bring a new stuffed animal to be donated to WVU Medicine Children’s and bid on our silent auction items. All proceeds also benefit the children’s hospital.
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Ballrooms

Friday, October 21

Mountaineer Idol Round 5
Presented by Coca-Cola and Mon Hills Records
The final 5 will perform two rounds in an attempt to advance to Mountaineer Idol Finale.
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Ballrooms

Mountaineer Week Events

Friday, October 28

Mountaineer Week Photo Contest Display
Presented by All-Pro Photography
Time: Ongoing
Location: First Floor Elevator Lobby, Mountainlair

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: Open during Evansdale Library hours. Exhibit closes at 7 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

“Jerry West: An American Icon” Exhibit
Presented by the West Virginia and Regional History Center
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WVU Downtown Library

Apple Butter
Presented by John Mullens
Fresh made apple butter! See how it’s made, give it a stir yourself. Available for purchase.
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Wild West Kettle Corn & Pork Rinds
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

WVU Craft Center OPEN HOUSE
Presented by the WVU Rec Center
Featuring throwing, stained glass and glass fusing demos.
Time: Noon – 6 p.m.
Location: WVU Craft Center, Braxton Tower Basement at the Evansdale Residential Complex

AppalachianFest at Woodburn Circle
Presented by Student Life Events
Music and fall fun provided at Woodburn Circle. We will have Appalachian music, D’Whittlings with David Ferguson carving a pioneer woman out of wood with a chainsaw to coincide with Mountaineer Week’s theme of celebrating Women in Appalachia, enjoy some hot fresh Kettle Corn prepared onsite, and don’t forget to make a special jack-o’-lantern to take with you!
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Outside, Woodburn Lawn

Corn Roast
Presented by WVU Collegiate 4-H Club
Grab a delicious ear of corn fresh off the fire! Get one early, they always sell out!
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Empty Bowls
Information on this independently organized worldwide project that pulls together community resources to provide support for organizations that combat hunger, while also promoting awareness about local hunger issues.
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: First Floor, Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Operating Train Display
Presented by the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society
The scale model railroad will be comprised of scenes influenced by familiar West Virginia Mountain State railroad and industrial locations.
Time: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Opening Ceremonies
Featuring keynote speaker eaturing keynote speaker Dr. Jennifer Orlikoff, WVU Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, and Interim President, Potomac State College. Also featured will be Jackie Riggleman, Assistant General Manager of the West Virginia Black Bears. Performers include Mountaineer Idol finalists Bethanie Aylor, Brooke Cottrill and Sadiyyah Owens.
Time: Noon
Location: Mountainlair Ballroom

West Virginia Mills and Mill Sacks
Presented by Anna M. Schein, Associate Curator, WV and Regional History Center (WVRHC), WVU Libraries
This exhibit, which illustrates the role of archival resources in preserving the history of West Virginia mills and mill sacks, includes trade cards, historical photographs of West Virginia mills, S. George Company (Wellsburg, W. Va.) paper flour barrel and flour sack logos, and textile flour sacks.
Time: Noon – 4 p.m.
Location: Potomac Room, Mountainlair

Hammered Dulcimer
Presented by Jeff Fedan
Time: Noon – 4 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Hallways, Mountainlair

Jackson’s Mill Farmstead at WVU’s Jackson’s Mill
Living history programs featuring rope making demonstration and showcase and sell of corn mill made at Jackson’s Mill.
Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
Location: First Floor, Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Craft Fair
Featuring fine-quality Appalachian handcrafted items by over 60 artisans from West Virginia and other states.
Time: Noon – 8 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Ballroom

Mountaineer Week Quilt Show
Presented by the Country Roads Quilt Guild
A room of colorful handmade quilts loved by generations, along with quilters showcasing their talents. Also on display will be WVU President E. Gordon Gee’s “Bow Tie” Quilt. Pres. Gee started wearing bow ties when he was 15 years old and is always looking for the next one to add to his growing collection. Currently, 1,000 bow ties line the walls of his Blaney House bedroom; another 1,000 are in retirement. This quilt, which usually hangs in his office, is made from some of President Gee’s bow ties that were retired long ago. It is one of several bow tie quilts he has had made for himself and his family.
Time: Noon – 8 p.m.
Location: Mountaineer Room, Mountainlair

Country Vittles Dinner Buffet featuring music by Clinton Collins
Presented by WVU Dining Services
A traditional and delicious Appalachian meal!
Music: Clinton Collins presents a unique blend of Americana music, along with original, creative songwriting. His musical journey guides us through places and to people that seem familiar and stories that resonate with us all. From the rural back roads to the places of the heart; melodies are filled with humor and observations about relationships, faith and everyday living.
Menu & Pricing:
Adults: $13.50—WVU Students: $10.00—Children under 12: $8.00 * Turkey Drummond * Fried Chicken * Carved Ham * Soup Beans & Cornbread * Macaroni and Cheese * Green Beans and Potatoes * Mashed Potatoes with Gravy * Cole Slaw * Tossed Salad * Deviled Eggs * Biscuits with Apple Butter * Pumpkin and Pecan Pies * Cherry and Apple Cobblers
Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Hatfields Restaurant, Mountainlair

Hammered Dulcimer
Presented by Jeff Fedan
Time: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: 1st Floor, Mountainlair

Mountain Music Concert
Featuring the Old-Time Band More details TBA.
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair

The Hillbilly Gypsies
Presented by WVUp All Night
Heart pumping music, high tech gaming vests with shoulder speakers, versatile two-handed phasers with multiple laser options, immense strategic lighting & haze will make this the best laser tag you’ve ever played! All ages show.
Time: 9:30 p.m.
Location: Food Court, Mountainlair

Saturday, October 29

Mountaineer Week Photo Contest Display
Presented by All-Pro Photography
Time: Ongoing
Location: First Floor Elevator Lobby, Mountainlair

Apple Butter
Presented by John Mullens
Fresh made apple butter! See how it’s made, give it a stir yourself. Available for purchase.
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

“Jerry West: An American Icon” Exhibit
Presented by the West Virginia and Regional History Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WVU Downtown Library

Wild West Kettle Corn & Pork Rinds
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

Corn Roast
Presented by WVU Collegiate 4-H Club
Grab a delicious ear of corn fresh off the fire! Get one early, they always sell out!
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Family Fun Day
Presented by Mylan Pharmaceuticals
Enjoy a wide variety of fun and educational activies for children and their families.
Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
Location: 1st Floor, Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Operating Train Display
Presented by the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society
The scale model railroad will be comprised of scenes influenced by familiar West Virginia Mountain State railroad and industrial locations.
Time: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Craft Fair
Featuring fine-quality Appalachian handcrafted items by over 60 artisans from West Virginia and other states.
Time: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Ballroom

Mountaineer Week Quilt Show
Presented by the Country Roads Quilt Guild
A room of colorful handmade quilts loved by generations, along with quilters showcasing their talents. Also on display will be WVU President E. Gordon Gee’s “Bow Tie” Quilt. Pres. Gee started wearing bow ties when he was 15 years old and is always looking for the next one to add to his growing collection. Currently, 1,000 bow ties line the walls of his Blaney House bedroom; another 1,000 are in retirement. This quilt, which usually hangs in his office, is made from some of President Gee’s bow ties that were retired long ago. It is one of several bow tie quilts he has had made for himself and his family.
Time: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

West Virginia Mills and Mill Sacks
Presented by Anna M. Schein, Associate Curator, WV and Regional History Center (WVRHC), WVU Libraries
This exhibit, which illustrates the role of archival resources in preserving the history of West Virginia mills and mill sacks, includes trade cards, historical photographs of West Virginia mills, S. George Company (Wellsburg, W. Va.) paper flour barrel and flour sack logos, and textile flour sacks.
Time: Noon – 4 p.m.
Location: Potomac Room, Mountainlair

West Virginia History and Geography
Presented by Lori Hostuttler, Assistant Director, West Virginia & Regional History Center
Coloring pages, West Virginia maps, and other activities and giveaways related to West Virginia history.
Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
Location: First Floor Mountainlair

Empty Bowls
Information on this independently organized worldwide project that pulls together community resources to provide support for organizations that combat hunger, while also promoting awareness about local hunger issues.
Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
Location: First Floor, Mountainlair

Jackson’s Mill Farmstead at WVU’s Jackson’s Mill
Living history programs featuring rope making demonstration and showcase and sell of corn mill made at Jackson’s Mill.
Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
Location: First Floor, Mountainlair

Tellebration
Presented by the WVU Office of Multicultural Programs
Storytelling at its finest featuring members of the West Virginia Stortelling Guild. The storytelling will feature tales of Women in Appalachia.
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Vandalia Lounge, Mountainlair

Storyteller James Froemel
Hear the tall tales and yarns told by this talented storyteller!
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair

Elmer Rich Memorial Appalachian Old-Time Fiddle
This exciting all ages contest showcases some of the most talented fiddle players from West Virginia and surrounding states! Stop by early for a storytelling performance by James Froemel.
Registration: 6:30 p.m.
Show: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Old-Fashioned Square Dance
Presented by WVUp All Night and the Friends of Old-Time Music
Caller: Taylor Runner. Live Music provided by Rachel and Friends.
No experience is necessary and no partner is required. Come kick up your heels and have a great time!
Time: 9:30 p.m. (show will be delayed until after the Fiddle Contest ends, if necessary.
Location: Food Court, Mountainlair

Sunday, October 30

Mountaineer Week Photo Contest Display
Presented by All-Pro Photography
Time: Ongoing
Location: First Floor Elevator Lobby, Mountainlair

Wild West Kettle Corn & Pork Rinds
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: Open during Evansdale Library hours. Library opens at 10 a.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

Corn Roast
Presented by WVU Collegiate 4-H Club
Grab a delicious ear of corn fresh off the fire! Get one early, they always sell out!
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Operating Train Display
Presented by the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society
The scale model railroad will be comprised of scenes influenced by familiar West Virginia Mountain State railroad and industrial locations.
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Craft Fair
Featuring fine-quality Appalachian handcrafted items by over 60 artisans from West Virginia and other states.
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Ballroom

Mountaineer Week Quilt Show
Presented by the Country Roads Quilt Guild
A room of colorful handmade quilts loved by generations, along with quilters showcasing their talents. Also on display will be WVU President E. Gordon Gee’s “Bow Tie” Quilt. Pres. Gee started wearing bow ties when he was 15 years old and is always looking for the next one to add to his growing collection. Currently, 1,000 bow ties line the walls of his Blaney House bedroom; another 1,000 are in retirement. This quilt, which usually hangs in his office, is made from some of President Gee’s bow ties that were retired long ago. It is one of several bow tie quilts he has had made for himself and his family.
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

West Virginia Mills and Mill Sacks
Presented by Anna M. Schein, Associate Curator, WV and Regional History Center (WVRHC), WVU Libraries
This exhibit, which illustrates the role of archival resources in preserving the history of West Virginia mills and mill sacks, includes trade cards, historical photographs of West Virginia mills, S. George Company (Wellsburg, W. Va.) paper flour barrel and flour sack logos, and textile flour sacks.
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Potomac Room, Mountainlair

Hammered Dulcimer
Presented by Jeff Fedan
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor hallways, Mountainlair

Empty Bowls
Information on this independently organized worldwide project that pulls together community resources to provide support for organizations that combat hunger, while also promoting awareness about local hunger issues.
Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
Location: First Floor, Mountainlair

Captain’s Meeting 3-on-3 Tournament
All teams competing in the Bob Huggins 3-on-3 Tournament must have a representative in attendance.
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: WVU Student Rec Center

Jordan Smith, Something Beautiful Tour
Presented by WVU Arts & Entertainment’s University Art Series
The world was introduced to Jordan Smith’s musical gift when he emerged as the winner of season nine of “The Voice.” Smith’s run on the popular NBC series cemented him as the show’s biggest seller, moving 1.5 million singles in only six months and launching eight songs into the iTunes Top 10. He was also the first “The Voice” artist to make the iTunes Top 10 every single week of the live rounds.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: WVU Creative Arts Center

Monday, October 31

Mountaineer Week Photo Contest Display
Presented by All-Pro Photography
Time: Ongoing
Location: First Floor Elevator Lobby, Mountainlair

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: Open 24 hours
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

Wild West Kettle Corn & Pork Rinds
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

“Jerry West: An American Icon” Exhibit
Presented by the West Virginia and Regional History Center
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WVU Downtown Library

PRT Cram
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Walking Ghost Tour and Reception
Presented by the Sophomore/Junior Experience
The event reception will take place prior to the ghost tour.
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Tour will meet in Vandalia Lounge, Mountainlair and travel to various buildings on the downtown campus.

Tuesday, November 1: Health & Wellness Day

Mountaineer Week Photo Contest Display
Presented by All-Pro Photography
Time: Ongoing
Location: First Floor Elevator Lobby, Mountainlair

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: Open 24 hours
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

Wild West Kettle Corn & Pork Rinds
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Campus Flu Clinic
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

“Jerry West: An American Icon” Exhibit
Presented by the West Virginia and Regional History Center
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
WVU Downtown Library

Mountaineer Week Safe Community
Presented by WVU Medicine Student Health Services
Time: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: 1st Floor, Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Blood Drive
Presented by the American Red Cross
Time: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Ballrooms

Mountaineer Week Challenge Games
Student teams will compete in a number of fun activities and obstacle courses.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Plaza

Bob Huggins 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Proceeds benefit the Norma Mae Huggins’ Charity
Time: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: WVU Student Rec Center

Wikipedian and the Gender Gap: WVU Libraries Wikipedian in Residence for Gender Equity
Presented by the WVU Libraries
A presentation by Kelly Doyle, the Wikipedian in Residence for Gender Equity at WVU Libraries, about her role to narrow the gender gap on Wikipedia. Kelly will be discussing her advocacy on campus, the evolving role of Wikipedia in higher education, and the impact volunteer editors can make through their contributions to Wikipedia. As this is the first position of its kind both at Wikipedia and in higher education, Kelly will also discuss the need for further advancement in this field.
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Rhododendron Room, Mountainlair

WV Native American Heritage Presentation: Fort Ancient Culture, Presented by Darla Spencer
Presented by WVU Native American Studies
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair

Wednesday, November 2

Mountaineer Week Photo Contest Display
Presented by All-Pro Photography
Time: Ongoing
Location: First Floor Elevator Lobby, Mountainlair

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: Open 24 hours
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

Wild West Kettle Corn & Pork Rinds
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

“Jerry West: An American Icon” Exhibit
Presented by the West Virginia and Regional History Center
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: WVU Downtown Library

Rebels & Reactionaries: WVU During the Vietnam Era
Presented by the Office of Multicultural Programs
This program, presented by Rosemary Hathaway, WVU Department of English, will explore how events at West Virginia University during the Vietnam Era impacted the future of the University.
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Beard Growing Finals
See what everyone’s beards look like after having 4 weeks to grow!
Hosted by: Troy Clemons, WVU Mountaineer
Time: Noon
Location: Grand Staircase, Mountainlair

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Evansdale Library
Presented by the WVU Libraries
Join us for this Wikipedia editing event jointly hosted by WVU’s Wikipedian in Residence for Gender Equity and the Art in the Libraries committee. Come learn how to contribute to Wikipedia! We will be editing articles on Wikipedia about female artists from Appalachia. Andi Stout, Adjunct Professor in the English Department at WVU, will open the event with a reading from her newest collection of poetry, Tiny Horses Don’t Get a Choice. Please bring your own laptops if possible.
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Room 228, WVU Evansdale Library

“Jerry West: An American Icon” Exhibit Tour
Presented by West Virginia and Regional History Center, WVU Libraries
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: WVU Downtown Library

Mountaineer Week Scavenger Hunt
Each team will receive a photo packet featuring various locations from the WVU Downtown campus.
Time: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Teams will meet in the Vandalia Lounge, Mountainlair and travel around the downtown campus

Bob Huggins 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Proceeds benefit the Norma Mae Huggins’ Charity
Time: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: WVU Student Rec Center

Thursday, November 3

Mountaineer Week Photo Contest Display
Presented by All-Pro Photography
Time: Ongoing
Location: First Floor Elevator Lobby, Mountainlair

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: Open 24 hours
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

“Jerry West: An American Icon” Exhibit
Presented by the West Virginia and Regional History Center
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WVU Downtown Library

Wild West Kettle Corn & Pork Rinds
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Cash Cab – PRT Edition!
Presented by Student Life Events
There are several PRT’s on the WVU campus but only one that gives you prizes! That’s right, it’s Cash Cab… PRT Edition! Unsuspecting students, if they dare, will have a chance to win some great prizes and a very entertaining ride to or from class!
Time: TBA
Location: Around the WVU Campus

Time Capsule Burial
Presented by the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies
The women’s centenary time capsule, commemorating the anniversary of the first woman to graduate from WVU, Harriet E. Lyon, will be reburied at Woodburn Circle. The capsule holds items which were buried 25 years ago ago, as well as, new items added in 2016. The selected items are significant to the Center for Women’s and Gener Studies, WVU, the state of West Virginia and the nation as a whole. Please join us with the Keeper’s of the time capsule as we close the capsule until 2041.
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Woodburn Circle, Downtown Campus

King & Queen of the Mountain
Open to all WVU students. See how quick you can run up North High Street. The fastest male & female will be crowned the King & Queen of the Mountain and receive their coonskin caps!
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Corner of Prospect Street and North High Street

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Downtown Campus Library:
Presented by the WVU Libraries
Join us for this Wikipedia editing event jointly hosted by WVU’s Wikipedian in Residence for Gender Equity, the Art in the Libraries committee, and the WVU English Department’s Speak Write Program. Come learn how to contribute to Wikipedia! We will be editing articles on Wikipedia about female artists from Appalachia. Dinner will be provided. Please bring your own laptops if possible.
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Room 136, WVU Downtown Library

Bob Huggins 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Proceeds benefit the Norma Mae Huggins’ Charity
Time: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: WVU Student Rec Center

Friday, November 4: Gold & Blue Day

Mountaineer Week Photo Contest Display
Presented by All-Pro Photography
Time: Ongoing
Location: First Floor Elevator Lobby, Mountainlair

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: Open during Evansdale Library hours. Library closes at 7 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

“Jerry West: An American Icon” Exhibit
Presented by the West Virginia and Regional History Center
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WVU Downtown Library

Wild West Kettle Corn & Pork Rinds
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Mountaineer Week Reception
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Gold Ballroom, Mountainlair

Bob Huggins 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Championship Game
Proceeds benefit the Norma Mae Huggins’ Charity
Time: TBA
Location: WVU Student Rec Center

Saturday, November 5

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

“Jerry West: An American Icon” Exhibit
Presented by the West Virginia and Regional History Center
Time: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WVU Downtown Library

$ Mountaineer Week Football Game vs. Kansas
Halftime activities include the naming of Mr. & Ms. Mountaineer, Most Loyal Alumni Mountaineer, Most Loyal West Virginian, Most Loyal Faculty Mountaineer and Most Loyal Staff Mountaineer!
Time: TBD, Milan Puskar Stadium

Sunday, November 6

Exhibit: West Virginia University Women: Celebrating 125 Years, 1891-2016
Presented by WVU Libraries
Time: Open during Evansdale Library hours. Library opens at 10 a.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Evansdale Library

Mountaineer Idol Final Competition
Presented by Coca-Cola and Mon Hills Records
The Top 3 contestants will sing 3 songs each.
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Mountainlair Ballrooms