Marietta College announces public events for November 2016

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Marietta College today announced its November 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free.

For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website.

7:00 p.m., November 1 — Tony Fiore, an attorney with Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter, will deliver the Leadership Q&A with Marietta students in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.

8:00 p.m., November 1 — Pioneer Activities Council is conducting Trivia Tuesday with a focus on pets at Izzy’s.

7:00 p.m., November 3 — This month’s community planetarium show is "Dark Matter Mystery", produced by the Planetarium in Laupheim, Germany with funding from the National Science Foundation. It will be held in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium.

1:30 p.m., November 5 — Coach Andy Waddle and the Pioneers will host Capital at Don Drumm Stadium in the final home game of the season.

8:00 p.m., November 5 — Comedian Dan LaMorte is a 21-year-old NYC-based comedian and comedy writer. He can often be seen performing at the New York Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, Caroline's on Broadway, and many others.

7:30 p.m., November 8 — Marietta College's Music Department is excited to present the annual Fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8.

8:00 p.m., November 8 — Pioneer Activities Council is conducting Trivia Tuesday at Izzy’s.

7:00 p.m., November 10 — The Physics Colloquium continues with Dr. Beverly Taylor of Miami University. She will be discussing “The Physics of Toys” as part of the Sigma Pi Sigma Public Lecture in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This is also a rare evening colloquium program. Please email adr003@marietta.edu that you will attend so enough pizza is ordered.

8:00 p.m., November 11-12 — Marietta College's Theatre Department is presenting the play "Blithe Spirit" by Noël Coward in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. "Blithe Spirit" is about Charles Condomine, an author who is re-married, but is haunted by the ghost of his very clever and insistent late wife, Elvira. Tickets: $10 general admission, $9 senior citizens, and $4 students.

2:00 p.m., November 13 — “Blithe Spirit” continues in the Hermann Fine Arts Center.

5:30 p.m., November 15 — Marietta’s women’s basketball team opens the 2016-17 season with a home game against Adrian (Michigan) College at Fenton Court. Ticket prices: $5 adult; $3 student/senior citizens; $15 family; OAC students get in FREE with college ID.

7:30 p.m., November 17 — The Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will present “Music of Heaven and Earth Fall Band Concert” at the Peoples Bank Theatre. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Free tickets may be reserved by going to peoplesbanktheatre.com.

7:30 p.m., November 17 — The nationally ranked Pioneers open up the 2016-17 season with a home game against La Roche College on Fenton Court. Ticket prices: $5 adult; $3 student/senior citizens; $15 family; OAC students get in FREE with college ID.

8:00 p.m., November 17 — Pioneer Activities Council is conducting its final Trivia Tuesday of the fall semester at Izzy’s.

8:00 p.m., November 18-19 — Marietta College's Theatre Department is presenting the play "Blithe Spirit" by Noël Coward in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. "Blithe Spirit" is about Charles Condomine, an author who is re-married, but is haunted by the ghost of his very clever and insistent late wife, Elvira. Tickets: $10 general admission, $9 senior citizens, and $4 students.

2:00 p.m., November 20 — “Blithe Spirit” continues in the Hermann Fine Arts Center.

3:00 p.m., November 20 — Gavin George, a 13-year-old piano prodigy from Westerville, Ohio, will close out the fall semester Esbenshade Series schedule at the Peoples Bank Theatre. George was a gold-medal winner in 2010 and 2011 in the American Association for the Development of the Gifted and Talented International Piano Competition, and he performed twice in Carnegie Hall. He made his orchestral debut at the age of 7.

6:00 p.m., November 23 — Coach Jon VanderWal and the Pioneers return home to play in front of one of the nation's most passionate fan bases in Division III — PioNation — to take on basketball power Wooster. Marietta has won the last two meetings, including a 72-57 victory at Wooster last season.

6:00 p.m., November 26 — The Pioneers return to Ban Johnson Arena for the 32nd Annual Jim Meagle Turkey Shoot Tournament, which is sponsored by BSN Sports. Marietta’s women’s basketball team opens with Penn State-Behrend. In the second game of the day, Bethany plays North Carolina Wesleyan. Action continues Sunday, November 27 with the consolation game at 1:00 p.m. and the championship game at 3:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m., November 27 — The Pioneers play their second straight home men’s basketball game game against non-league rival Bethany.