Social Activities 2019-2020

Fall Events

Date

Event

Time

Location

Description

Week of Welcome

Friday, August 23, 2019 Family Picnic 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Dining Hall Students and families, please join us for our annual family picnic!
Friday, August 23, 2019 Black Light Bash 6:00 - 8:00 PM Black Box Theater Social event for all students
Saturday, August 24, 2019 VorTex Vibes 2:00 - 5:00 PM Student Center Grab a snack, make a craft, and get your VorTex vibe on!
Saturday, August 24, 2019 Purple vs. Gold Games 7:00 - 8:30 PM Tornado Field Our 8th annual battle of the classes!
Saturday, August 24, 2019 Movie on the Lawn (co-hosted by SAAC) 8:30 PM Softball Field Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and join us for a movie!
Sunday, August 25, 2019 Color War 2:00 - 3:00 PM Residence Hall Courtyard Join us for this fun event & wear a white shirt for us to "decorate"!
Sunday, August 25, 2019 Backyard Hangout 3:00 - 6:00 PM Backyard & Dining Hall Lawn games, volleyball, karaoke, and give aways!
Monday, August 26, 2019 Welcome Party 2019 (sponsored by UFCU) 2:00 - 4:00 PM Student Center Join us for our 9th annual celebration featuring giveaways, food, music, and inflatables, all sponsored by UFCU
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Pluckers Trivia Night 7:00 PM Pluckers Lakeline It's Trivia Tuesday!  Come test your knowledge - first 500 wings are on us!
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 FLUNCH: Free Lunch for Commuters! 12:00 - 1:00 PM Student Center Commuter students, come join us for free lunch and the opportunity to meet other commuter students!
Thursday, August 29, 2019 Food Truck Thursday 12:00 - 2:00 PM Purple Rock Courtyard Get a taste of local Austin food trucks!
Saturday, August 31, 2019 CTX Takes ATX 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Austin, TX Explore Austin parks, popular eateries, and tourist attractions with your CTX family

September

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Tornado Tuesday (sponsored by UFCU) 1:00 - 3:00 PM Student Center The first Tuesday of every month, join your fellow Tornados for community, snacks, music, and fun, sponsored by UFCU
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Constitution Day 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM The Pier & Library Celebrate with us as you learn about the constitution, test your knowledge, register to vote, and more! Food & prizes provided.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Purple Out 6:00 PM CTX Gymnasium Let's fill the stands with purple in support of CTX Volleyball!  Pizza and giveaways provided!
Thursday, September 24, 2019 Intramurals Sports - Flag Football Begins 8:00 - 11:00 PM CTX Baseball Field Intramural games take place each Sunday & Tuesday night.  See https://tinyurl.com/CTXIntramurals o register a team!

October

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Tornado Tuesday (sponsored by UFCU) 1:00 - 3:00 PM Student Center The first Tuesday of every month, join your fellow Tornados for community, snacks, music, and fun, sponsored by UFCU
Saturday, October 19, 2019 Outdoor Recreation Excursion 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Reimer's Ranch Rock climbing!
Fri. October 25 - Sat. October 26, 2019 Founder's Day Family Weekend various various Join us for Founders Day Family Weekend!  See https://www.concordia.edu/giving/founders-day.html for the full schedule!
Monday, October 28, 2019 Haunted Trail 6:30 - 8:00 PM Tornado Trail A spooky hike along a decorated Tornado Trail for candy and fun!

November

Sunday, November 3, 2019 Intramural Sports - ULTIMATE Frisbee Begins 8:00 - 10:00 PM TBD Intramural games take place each Sunday & Tuesday night.  See https://tinyurl.com/CTXIntramurals o register a team!
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Tornado Tuesday (sponsored by UFCU) 1:00 - 3:00 PM Student Center The first Tuesday of every month, join your fellow Tornados for community, snacks, music, and fun, sponsored by UFCU
Thursday, November 7, 2019 Coffeehouse Auditions 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Student Activities Office Have a talent you want to show off? Come and audition for Coffeehouse!
Saturday, November 9, 2019 Outdoor Recreation Excursion 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Whirlpool Cave Caving!
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Coffeehouse   7:00 - 10:00 PM Black Box Theater Our own school talent show and longest standing tradition here at CTX.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Intramurals - Ping Pong Tournament TBD TBD Stay tuned for more information!

December

Tuesday, December 5, 2019 Tornado Tuesday (sponsored by UFCU) 1:00 - 3:00 PM Student Center The first Tuesday of every month, join your fellow Tornados for community, snacks, music, and fun, sponsored by UFCU
Thursday, December 5, 2019 Christmas Tree Lighting 6:00 - 8:00 PM (tree will be lit at 7:00 PM) The Pier Join the CTX family as we usher in the holiday season. We provide cookies, hot chocolate, Christmas carols, ornament decorating, and more around a massive Christmas tree on the pier.
Sunday, December 8, 2019 Finals Fuel Up TBD Student Center Take a break from studying with snacks, music, and stress-relieving activities!