GOLDEN, Colo., April 2, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines will celebrate E-Days with the theme, FantasE-Days, April 9-11. To kickoff E-Days, on April 8, the Alpha Phis will host Alpha-Traz. Members of our community will be put under “Cardiac Arrest,” and booked in the Alpha Phi Jail from 3-7 p.m. on Kafadar Commons. The Residence Hall Association will be organizing a Poker Tournament from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Friedhoff Hall.
A schedule of E-Days events is below:
Thursday, April 9
- Comedian Jimmy Tatro: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bunker Auditorium
- Casino Night: 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Friedhoff Hall
- Mr. Big Digger: 8:45-10:30 p.m., Friedhoff Hall
Friday, April 10
- Ore Cart Pull: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Bus loads at Student Recreation Center, students will walk from Colfax & Robb to the Capitol
- Military Appreciation Challenge: 1 p.m., Intramural Fields. Chinook, Blackhawk and MEDIVAC helicopters will be on display.
- Tesla Coil Demo: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Bunker Auditorium
- Field Day: 2:30-5:30 p.m., Intramural Fields
- Trebuchet Contest: 2:30-4 p.m., Intramural Fields
- Select Historic Mining Competitions (gold panning for kids of all ages, Swede sawing, and double mucking), 1-4 p.m., Freshman Parking Lot, just north of the Intramural Fields off 19th and Elm Streets in Golden
- Friday Night Event featuring Student DJs, Aerialists, and Fire breathers: 7-10 p.m. (doors at 6 p.m.), Intramural Fields
Saturday, April 11
- Historic Mining Competitions (jackleg drilling and hand steeling) 8 a.m - noon, Freshman Parking Lot, just north of the Intramural Fields off 19th and Elm Streets in Golden
- Car Show: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ford Lot
- Cardboard Boat Race: 10 a.m.-noon, Clear Creek
- Carnival: Noon-3 p.m., Intramural Fields, D Lot
- Trouser Trot: 4-4:30 p.m., Kafadar Commons
- Hoodie Allen: 7-9:30 p.m. (doors at 6 p.m.), Intramural Fields
- Fireworks: 9:30 p.m., View on Intramural Field or Lot Q
For additional information, see the Mines Activity Council website.