Homecoming and Family Weekend
September 21-23, 2012
A fun-filled weekend of opportunities for alumni, families, and current students to connect, be entertained, and learn on the Hill. Registration materials iwll arrive via mail and email inearly August, 2012. Watch for updates, a full schedule of events, and details online at www.stolaf.edu/alumni/homeocming. Save the date now!
The St. Olaf Christmas Festival
The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is one of the oldest musical celebrations of Christmas in the United States. Started in 1912 by F. Melius Christiansen, founder of the St. Olaf College Music Department, the festival features more than 500 student musicians who are members of the St. Olaf Choir, the Viking Chorus, the Manitou Singers, the Chapel Choir, the St. Olaf Cantorei and the St. Olaf Orchestra.
When is the St. Olaf Christmas Festival?
The annual festival dates are:
Thursday, November 29 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 1 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 30 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 2 3:30 p.m.
The four performances are held in the Skoglund Center Auditorium on the college campus.
How do I get tickets?
Each current student’s family can purchase four tickets to the festival in early October. Current students can redeem one complimentary ticket each unless they are performing in the festival. Any remaining tickets will be available for public purchase in November. Please be aware that tickets are at a premium. Look for a separate mailing in early fall which will contain explain ticketing instructions.
For further information, please call: 1-507-786-3811 or email: Christmasemail@example.com
May 28-29, 2016
It’s never too early to save the date of your student’s graduation weekend! The weekend features events that connect fellow classmates and families, faculty & staff, and all the traditions of the St. Olaf experience.
Northfield Area Hotel Accommodations
The information on this list is provided as a service and does not imply any recommendations by St. Olaf. The college makes no guarantee as to the current availability, price, or condition of rooms.
American Best Value Inn 1420 Riverview Dr. 507-663-0371
AmericInn 1320 Bolenbacher Dr. (Hwy 3 S.) 507-645-7761
Archer House 212 Division St. S. 507-645-5661
Country Inn of Northfield 300 Hwy 3 507-645-2286
Froggy Bottoms River Suites 309 South Water St. 507-650-0039 / www.froggybottoms.com
The Magic Door B&B 818 Division St. S. 507-581-0445 / www.magicdoorbb.com
If you are unable to find accommodations in Northfield or prefer to stay in a nearby community, here are some other cities you might explore:
Dundas (4 miles east):
Archibald Inn Bed and Breakfast 107 First St. 507-664-9481
Another Time Bed and Breakfast 305 Railway St. S. 507-645-6367
Apple Valley (25 miles north)
Burnsville (30 miles north)
Cannon Falls (15 miles east)
Eagan (30 miles north)
Faribault (15 miles south)
Farmington (15 miles north)
You are responsible for your own reservations and payment. We suggest you make reservations as soon as possible since area lodgings are booked to capacity many weeks before a major St. Olaf event takes place.
For information about points of interest, state parks, travel routes, etc., please call the Minnesota Office of Tourism at (800) 657-3700, (612) 296-5029 (Twin Cities) or visit their web site: http://tccn.com/mn.tourism/mnhome.html