Autumn Events at University Campus or Nearby

October 05, 2017

Unless otherwise specified, these free events are at University Campus, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo, 33574. They are open to the public and all are invited. Contact information is listed for each event.

Arts in the Park

Saturday, October 7– The School of Arts and Sciences is a co-sponsor of a free, new event in neighboring Dade City, Arts in the Park.

This event will be held at Agnes Lamb Park, 14246 Ninth St., Dade City, FL 33523. The show starts at 2 p.m., rain or shine, and acts and activities will continue until 5 p.m. Free parking is available.

The Dade City Youth Council, Magic Space, and Friday Night Open Mic are also sponsoring this event.

Local talent and family-friendly entertainment will highlight the event. Stage performances of dance, music, poetry, storytelling, comedy, and more are planned from a variety of groups. There will be interactive arts and crafts activities for children, as well as a tented gallery walk featuring various visual arts produced by local artists. The gallery walk will also feature the work of several Saint Leo students.

Among the entertainers from Saint Leo University are the rock band Time Warp, featuring faculty and staff; political science instructor Frank Orlando performing comedy; Just the FACTS, faculty and staff choral group; a student a capella group and student theater group; student Eddie Gemma Jr., singing and playing guitar; and creative writing faculty member Gianna Russo reading poetry.

For more information, follow Arts in the Park on Facebook or email the event coordinator at marissa.mclargin@saintleo.edu.

 

Photo of singers with hands up

Tuesday, October 10 –There will be two performances of the concert“Change is Gonna Come: Music of the 60s” at 4 and 7 p.m., in the Greenfelder-Denlinger Boardrooms of the Student Community Center.

This celebration of 1960s music will be presented by the Saint Leo Singers, Saint Leo Rhythm Machine, and Saint Leo Strings.

This event is free and open to the public. No tickets required. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Language Studies and the Arts. For more information, contact the event administrator Megan Orendorf at (352) 588-8401 or jennifer.orendorf@saintleo.edu.

 

Haunted MarimionThursday, October 26 – Local families are invited to Haunted Marmion, hosted by the Office of Residence Life, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Marmion-Snyder Hall. The residence halls are at the west end of campus and have their own parking entrance from State Road 52. All floors will be transformed into a themed haunted house. Trick-or-treating will occur on two floors of Snyder Hall. There will be games and other activities in the Lion’s Den for those not participating in the haunted house or trick-or-treating. Though admission is free, Residence Life is asking each family for donations of one or more canned or nonperishable food items, which will be given to a local food bank.

For more information, please contact Sabrina Schroeder at sabrina.schroeder@saintleo.edu or (352) 588-8651.