Calendar Highlights

Upcoming Events

Summer Conference in Pastoral Theology

June 6-8
PLU hosts “More Than Bible Study?” The conference focuses on animating worship, learning and service with and through Scripture with Samuel Torvend, Ph.D. and university chair of Lutheran studies.

Jazz Under the Stars

Every Thursday 7-9 p.m. July 7 through Aug. 11
PLU’s free outdoor jazz concerts kick off July 7 with a performance by the swinging Casey MacGill Orchestra at the Mary Baker Russell Amphitheater.

Annual Berry Festivals

June 8, July 13, Aug. 3 in Red Square from 11 a.m.-1 pm
Each berry festival at PLU features one sweet berry and bushels full of farm-fresh, family friendly fun and entertainment.

PLU Night at the Sounders

June 25
The PLU community is invited to cheer on the Seattle Sounders in their matchup against New York City FC.

Night at the Rainiers

Aug. 20
Current students, alumni, faculty, staff and their family and friends are invited to celebrate the end of summer as the Tacoma Rainiers take on the Las Vegas 51s.

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016

Oct. 14-16
Come back to campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 14 – 16, a celebration for families, alumni and the campus community! Choir of the West will be celebrating 90 years during the weekend. Other special gatherings include reunion festivities for the Classes of 1956, 1966 and 1991.

Holocaust Conference

Oct. 17-19
The ninth annual Powell-Heller Conference on Holocaust Education will focus on women in the Holocaust. The event was rescheduled from its original spring dates.