Looking for fun things to do over the next few months in Auburn, Alabama? We’ve collected the most popular upcoming events to help make your choice easier.
College football is back. Cheer on your Auburn Tigers throughout the fall. You can stay up to date on the current schedule here.
Some of the big home games taking place this fall at Jordan-Hare Stadium include:
-Auburn vs. Mississippi State: Saturday, September 26
-Auburn vs. San Jose State: Saturday, October 3
-Auburn vs. Ole Miss: Saturday, October 31
-Auburn vs. Georgia: Saturday, November 14
-Auburn vs. Alabama: Saturday, November 28
Auburn plays every weekend throughout the fall. If it’s a home game, there’s no better place to be than Jordan-Hare. If it’s an away game, then any bar in Auburn will be playing the game and you’ll find plenty of local fans for a great college football atmosphere.
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Jordan-Hare Stadium Locker Room Tours – Before Every Game Day
Check out what Jordan-Hare Stadium’s locker room looks like before a big game. Stadium tours last all college football season and take place the Friday before each home game from 4pm to 6pm.
Stadium tours are free and open to the public. Just enter at Gate 10 through the Jane and Mike McCartney Brick Plaza. You’ll get a full tour of the locker room and connected facilities.
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Nature Walk at the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center: Every Second Thursday at 8:30am
Every second Thursday of the month, guides at the Kreher Preserve take guests on a peaceful morning walk through the preserve. The walk starts at 8:30am and lasts nearly one hour. This event is free to the public, although the Kreher Preserve welcomes donations.
Fall Family Fun Day – September 19, 2015
The Fall Family Fun Day is sponsored by the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center. The event features a celebration of the fall season harvest and includes scarecrow decorating, pumpkin carving, a costume parade, and storytelling.
Meanwhile, knowledgeable staff members will lead discovery hikes where your family can learn about the flora and fauna that live around Auburn. Admission is free! Family portraits are also available for $10.
Other AU Sports
Auburn is renowned for its soccer and volleyball programs, both of which feature competitive teams every year. Auburn’s soccer team plays at the Auburn Soccer Complex while the Auburn Volleyball team plays at Auburn Arena.
View the full selection of Auburn sports by visiting the Auburn Tigers homepage here: http://www.auburntigers.com/
Auburn University Museum of Natural History Tour – First Wednesday of Every Month
On the first Wednesday of every month from 4pm to 6pm, you can check out the Auburn University Museum of Natural History featuring a tour led by a museum employee. That tour showcases the museum’s collections and is completely free to join.
Learn about the biodiversity around Auburn and Alabama. Check out the museum’s holdings and current research projects.
Admission is free, although you need to register at the following link to join the tour.
The Bison Classic – October 2, 2015
The Southern Union Bison Classic Charity Golf Tournament is being held at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club on October 2. Check-in and breakfast begins at 7:30am with a shotgun start at 8am.
Entry fee is $150 for individuals and $500 for a team of four. That entry fee includes your golf cart, green fees, range balls, a participation gift, lunch, and awards.
Blue Jean Ball – October 2, 2015
The 15th annual Blue Jean Ball will take place on October 2, 2015. The event is a fundraiser for the Auburn and Auburn Montgomery Schools of Nursing.
The ball takes place at Coach Pat Dye’s Crooked Oaks Hunting Lodge in Notasulga, Alabama, which is a 15 to 20-minute drive from Auburn. The property is rustic and secluded, and the dance takes place under the stars. Hundreds of students, faculty, and friends attend the ball every year.
Individual tickets are available in advance for $125 each with sponsorships starting at $1,200 for a table of eight. Silent auctions, mule-drawn wagon rides, lodge tours, and quick draw artists are some of the key events taking place this year. Wear your country gear and get ready to dance!
You can learn more about the Blue Jean Ball here.
Oktoberfest – October 10, 2015
Held at The Hotel at Auburn University, Oktoberfest is the biggest craft beer celebration of the year in Auburn. For the first three years, this event was held in The Hotel’s Terrace room, which allowed for only about 150 guests. Over the last two years, the event has expanded to the north parking lot, which allows for hundreds of more guests and dozens of breweries.
Local, regional, and national breweries will be in attendance to showcase a wide selection of beers. This year, over 100 craft beers are expected to be available for guests to sample. Guests can sample a variety of beers from across the country – including some beers which are crafted specifically for the festival.
Tickets are priced at $50 at the door or can be purchased in advance for $40. Food tickets can also be purchased for $5.