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This weekend at Knox


Friday, October 24

Knox College Union Board is hosting the Norman Ng Magic Experience to kick off Family and Friends Weekend 2014. Ng has been named “America’s Best” by Campus Activities Magazine and his act has been seen by over 500,00 people. The event will be held at Harbach Theatre at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 25

Participate in the second annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Cook-off with a team of family and friends. Cooking materials will be provided for all contestants. Competition categories include overall best sandwich, most creative, best plated and best try. Winners are eligible to receive prizes. The event will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Lincoln Room.

Nova Singers will be performing with Williamsfield High School Choir. Professor and Chair of Music Laura Lane founded the Nova Singers in 1986 and will be directing the concert. The event will be held in Kresge Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Attendance is $15 for adults, $10 for senior citizens, and free to students.

Sunday, October 26

Families are welcome to drive to Green Oaks Biological Field Station from sunrise to sunset. No formal tours will be given of the site, but families will be able to visit it at their leisure. Green Oaks encompasses 700 acres of forest, grassland and aquatic habitat. It is the second site in the nation where a tall grass prairie was restored.

Rachel Landman
Rachel Landman graduated in 2017, majoring in creative writing and double mimnoring in journalism and environmental studies. She was editor-in-chief of TKS her senior year and worked for TKS for a four years as a News Editor her sophomore and junior years and as a volunteer writer as a freshman. Rachel is the recipient of two first place awards from the Illinois College Press Association in 2015 for investigative reporting and news story. She also won second place awards in 2016 for news story and sports feature story. She saw her staff win general excellence for 2016. In addition to The Knox Student, her work has been published in the Galesburg Register-Mail and Catch Magazine. She studied abroad in London during Winter and Spring Term of her junior year. Twitter: @rachellandman_

Tags:  family and friends weekend Green Oaks green oaks biological field station Harbach kresge Laura Lane Norman Ng norman ng magic experience nova singers peanut butter and jelly cook-off

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