5 reasons to leave your dorm room this weekend


Photo by Kat Owens

Here are five things to do before finals week.

Halloween isn’t over yet! There’s still time to get in the spooky spirit and enjoy the fall weather before the holiday season is in full swing. Check out the variety of events happening this weekend, as there’s something for everyone! 

  1. Another weekend jam-packed with LU sports.

Looking for your dose of sports? There are tons of games on campus every day this weekend! Skate on over to the newly built Centene Community Ice Center, or stop by one of the various games being held at Hunter Stadium! 

  • Men’s Hockey vs Robert Morris University (Ill.) | Friday, Nov. 1 | 7:15 p.m. | Centene Community Ice Center
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Bellarmine University | Friday, Nov. 1 | 7:00 p.m. | Hyland Arena
  • Women’s Rugby vs St. Louis Sabres | Friday, Nov. 1 | 7:00 p.m. | Hunter Stadium
  • Men’s Hockey vs Robert Morris University (Ill.) | Saturday, Nov. 2 | 1:00 p.m. | Centene Community Ice Center
  • Football vs #8 University of Indianapolis | Saturday, Nov. 2 | 1:00 p.m. | Hunter Stadium
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Indianapolis | Saturday, Nov. 2 | 5:00 p.m. | Hyland Arena
  • Field Hockey vs. Bellarmine University | Saturday, Nov. 2 | 6:00 p.m. | Hunter Stadium
  • Men’s Rugby vs. United States Naval Academy | Saturday, Nov. 2 | 8:30 p.m. | Hunter Stadium
  • Women’s Rugby vs. Midwest All-Stars | Sunday, Nov. 3 | 3:00 p.m. | Hunter Stadium
  • Men’s DII Hockey vs Southern Illinois University Edwardsville | Sunday, Nov. 2 | 3:30 p.m. | Centene Community Ice Center.

    2. Timewarp the night away at the Rocky Horror Picture Show!

Friday, Oct.  | 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. | Six Flags St. Louis

Add some spunk to your Friday night at Six Flags for the largest screening of 1975 cult-classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in Missouri’s history. The show is one-of-a-kind with full audience participation and a LIVE shadow cast performance by Flustered Mustard out of St. Andrews Cinema.

Admission to the screening is free with park admission and seating is first come-first served.  Click here for more information.

         3. Unleash your roar in the student’s section at the Football game!

Saturday, Nov. 2 | 1:00 p.m. | Hunter Stadium

The Lindenwood Lions football team faces University of Indianapolis(UIndy) this Saturday at Hunter Stadium. Both teams are currently the only two remaining undefeated within the GLCV conference, with UIndy ranking #1 and the Lions ranking #2. UIndy is currently ranked #8 nationally. 

Wear black to support the Lions as they take down UIndy. 

        4. Meander down Main Street.

Saturday, Nov. 2 | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | St Charles Historic Main Street

Stroll down Main Street and enjoy the 1st Saturday of November, as part of the 1st Saturdays series. Indulge in some late night shopping, warm up with a coffee from Picasso’s and finish up your night with some pub grub from one of the various restaurants that line Main Street.

The event is hosted by Jake’s on Main. Click here for more information.

       5. Get crafty with cardboard art.

Saturday, Nov. 2 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | City Museum, St. Louis

Did you know that cardboard can be recycled into art? See it with your own eyes at the St. Louis City Museum. Stop by and make wearable art out of reused material, then flaunt it! You can channel your creativity for free with your museum admission.

For more information, click here