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NSU Family Day Weekend

Schedule of Events

9:00 AM – Until | 11th Annual Classic Car Show in Historic Downtown Natchitoches

Spend the day in historic downtown entertainment on three stages, shops, restaurants, museums, and more! More than 400 antique cars on display! Free and open to the public.  

10:00 AM | Shopping and Dining in Historic Downtown Natchitoches

Enjoy the sites of more than fifty historic homes and buildings, distinct shopping, and outstanding Louisiana dining (on your own).

11:00 AM | The Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band Rehearsal

Join us at Turpin Stadium for the game day rehearsal.

2:30 PM | Family Day Check-In at the NSU Tailgate Field

Check-in at the Family Day Headquarters located on the east side of the Tailgate Field (behind the stadium). Pick up tailgate picnic tickets, game tickets, and t-shirts at this location.

3:00 PM | NSU Family Tailgate Party – Live Music, Exciting Events & Family Fun!

Tailgate at Turpin Stadium with live music featuring Drew Danzy Band, enjoy a variety of novelty acts, games, contests and activities for the entire family.

4:00 – 5:00 PM | Tailgate Picnic

The “Demon Grillers” will host our tailgate meal which includes hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad and a drink. Individual dinner tickets may be purchased for $10.

5:30 PM | Pre-Game Pep Rally at the Tailgate Field

Show your Demon Spirit! Performances by the NSU Cheerleaders, Purple Pizazz Pom Pon Line, Demon Dazzlers, and NSU pep band will get you ready to cheer for the Demons!

6:00 PM | Pre-Game Show and NSU Student and Sibling Run Out at Turpin Stadium

Siblings are invited to join their brother/sister on the field to form the tunnel for the Demon Football Team Run Out. Family seating will be available on the East Side student section of Turpin Stadium.

6:30 PM | Northwestern State vs SELU

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 4:00pm