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Weekender Briefs: Rock out with Ohio-based bands at The Union, play mini golf in Alden

Thursday, Nov. 4

Mass Vaccination Clinic at Heritage Hall at 12 p.m., hosted by multiple campus partners at Ohio University. The clinic will be held at 16 W. Green Drive. Get vaccinated against COVID-19 before Nov. 15, the deadline for OU’s vaccine requirement. To make an appointment to get the vaccine, visit Walk-ins are welcome, and all people 12 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine. Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Admission: Free

Diversity & Inclusion Panel at 6 p.m., hosted by OU’s College of Business, 4 President St., Bentley Hall room 140. Learn about the importance of intentional inclusion from panelists Sly Mata, Justin Jackson and Nana Agyekum. After the three share their experiences, attendees will be able to ask the panelists questions. Although in-person attendance is preferred, the event will also be streamed via Microsoft Teams. The link can be acquired by emailing or

Admission: Free

Friday, Nov. 5

LACUNAand The Van Gogh Affect” at 10 a.m., hosted by the Kennedy Museum of Art, 100 Ridges Circle. Explore two distinct art exhibits on display at the Kennedy Museum. Masks indoors are mandatory in both galleries, and the number of visitors will be limited as per OU guidelines.

Admission: Free

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror accompanied by Dennis James at 7 p.m., hosted by Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 W. State St. Start Dad’s Weekend off with a viewing of the silent film Nosferatu. The movie will be accompanied by world-class organist Dennis James, who will be playing the Southeast Ohio History Center’s organ. Tickets can be purchased by calling 740-592-2280 or by visiting SOHC’s front desk.

Admission: $15 for Southeast Ohio History Center members as well as students, $20 for general admission.

RADATTACK concert with Girlfox and In Flow at 7 p.m., hosted by The Union, 18 W. Union St. Hear the distinctive music of RADATTACK live at The Union. The band describes their music as a bubbling viscous mix of rock 'n’ roll teeth and tears that weaves wild-eyed dream boat riffs with sweat and power chords. RADATTACK will be joined by Girlfox and In Flow, two other Ohio-based bands that create music with a rock sound. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Admission: $8 for people 21 and older, $10 for people younger than 21

School of Theater presents: Summer and Smoke at 8 p.m., hosted by OU’s College of Fine Arts, in Kantner Hall, 7 S. College St.,. Experience one of Tennessee Williams' most subtle and tender works, Summer and Smoke. The play explores the conflict between the hedonistic body and the lofty spirit through performance. A sensory-friendly showing will be on Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for all shows can be purchased online or at the show.

Admission: Tickets are $10 for general admission, $7 for seniors, $5 for students online or free student rush tickets at the venue 

Saturday, Nov. 6

Athens Farmers Market at 9 a.m., hosted by the Athens Farmers Market, 1002 E. State St. Shop for locally grown and locally made foods and goods at the farmers market. The market accepts SNAP and credit cards. Masks are recommended, and social distancing protocols are in place.

Admission: Free

Alden Open 2021 at 10 a.m., hosted by Alden Library, 30 Park Pl. Celebrate Dad's Weekend with a round of mini-golf in Alden Library. Set up throughout three floors, students and families can play nine or 18 holes. Tee times can be reserved online. Jen Harvey can be contacted with questions and requests for accessibility accommodations via phone at (740) 593-2906, or email,

Admission: $5 for nine holes or $10 for 18 holes

Sunday, Nov. 7

Visiting Artist Henry Kramer, Pianist, in Concert at 8 p.m., hosted by OU’s College of Fine Arts in Glidden Hall, 3 Health Center Dr. See award-winning pianist Henry Kramer perform at OU. Kramer has a reputation as a musician of rare sensitivity who combines stylish programming with insightful and exuberant interpretations.

Admission: Free


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