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Weekender Briefs: all things Dads Weekend and more

Friday, Nov. 4:

The Dads Weekend Stargaze, hosted by Outdoor Pursuits, will take place at The Ridges. There will be a short hike around The Ridges followed by a campfire to roast marshmallows. There will also be stargazing and tales of the Ridges. The group will depart at 8 p.m. and return at 10:30 p.m.

Attendance: $10

Strange Attractors is the newest exhibit in the Trisolini Art Gallery that features pieces from ceramicist Noah Reidel. The gallery first showcased this exhibit on Tuesday, and it will be at Trisolini Gallery in Baker Center until Nov. 26 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Attendance: Free

Athens Black Contemporary Dancers and The Movement will present ABCD Moves. These two student organizations work to provide a showcase for student choreographers of all backgrounds to show their work. The concert will be held in the Shirley Wimmer Dance Theater in Putnam Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Admission: $8, $5 for students with student ID

Athena Cinema is hosting Dads Weekend Movie Classics on Friday and Saturday nights. They will be showing the classic film “Back to the Future” at 7:30 p.m. for everyone and their dads to enjoy.

Admission: $8

Saturday, Nov. 5:

 The Alden Open 2022 is a mini-golf course that will run through Alden Library. The course is set up on three floors, with the option of playing nine or 18 holes. The event starts at 10 a.m., with the last tee time set at 3:30 p.m.

Attendance: Free

The Alumni Association is hosting a Dads Weekend Alumni Open House at 29 Park Place. The open house will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will have snacks, cocoa and cider for everyone. There will be indoor and outdoor games and prizes.

Attendance: Free

Jay Pharoah, an actor and former “Saturday Night Live” cast member, will be performing at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Pharoah is best known for his comedic celebrity impressions and various roles on different television series and films such as “Family Guy” and “Sing.” The comedy show begins at 8 p.m.

Admission: $25-$45

Sunday, Nov. 6:

Outdoor Pursuits will be leading a Dads Weekend Day Hike through Conkles Hollow in Hocking Hills. On the hike, there will be a variety of things to see such as waterfalls, sandstone cliffs and rock formations. The group leaves from Ping Recreation Center at 10 a.m. and will return at 2 p.m.

Attendance: $15

The Ohio University School of Music is putting on Laura Silva’s graduate piano recital in Glidden Recital Hall at 4 p.m. The performance will feature the premiere of three works as well as Ohio University Singers.

Attendance: Free

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