Newman University hosts ‘Party on the Plaza-Oktoberfest’ event this Saturday

Sep 22, 2011

This weekend on Saturday, Sept. 24, Newman hosts its annual “Party on the Plaza” with this year’s theme, “Oktoberfest.” The event will take place from 4:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Founders Plaza, just south of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. Check out a YouTube video about the upcoming event.

Among the many activities scheduled for the evening are a ceremonial tapping of the keg by Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer and Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., German food and drink, music by the Bucky Fowler Band, and a live and silent auction including items such as:

  • A private Village Tours day-trip to a location of your choice for up to 56 passengers.
  • A one-of-a-kind children’s clubhouse by Robl Construction.
  • LASIK Surgery performed by Dr. Mark Wellemeyer of Grene Laser. (Service is transferable in rare case winner is not eligible. Get a free screening for eligibility at 316-691-4444. )

The event begins at 4:30 p.m. for those who wish to participate in the celebration of Sunday Vigil Mass in St. John’s Chapel on the Newman campus. Party on the Plaza activities begin at 5 p.m. and continue through the evening.

Reservations are required. Tickets for the entire evening are $100, $70 of which is tax-deductible. Tables of eight are also available for $700, $460 of which is tax-deductible.

All proceeds will benefit scholarships at Newman University.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact [email protected], or call 316-942-4291, ext. 2228.