Armstrong Atlantic State University faculty, staff, students, alumni, and guests will mark the 13th annual Celebrate AASU Day with live music, home-cooked food, carnival rides, and games on Wednesday, October 22, from 11:50 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the AASU campus, 11935 Abercorn Street in Savannah.
The events are free and the public is invited.
For the first time, the Student Government Association is sponsoring a hot dog eating contest starting at 1:20 p.m. Also back this year is the mechanical bull-riding ring as well as the ever-popular plant sale, as well as a book sale. In all, more than 70 booths will offer a variety of foods and games.
Greek organizations and other student groups will offer a wide array of home cooked foods, from hot dogs, chili, and international foods, to frozen bananas, cookies, and peach cobbler. The Department of Mathematics once again sponsors its annual dunking booth, giving everyone a shot at dunking selected faculty and staff.
The Department of Arts, Music & Theatre will hold short performances throughout the day on the Jenkins Hall portico, including:
11:50 a.m. Theater excerpts form George Gershwin's hit musical comedy Crazy For You
12:20 p.m. AASU Jazz Combo
1:05 p.m. AASU Cheerleaders
2:50 p.m. Jay Cupples, singer/songwriter, acoustic guitar
4:05 p.m. Domino Effect, a local original and cover band performing fusion/funk/rock
Booth competition winners will be announced starting at 3:05 p.m. Awards will be handed out for the best all-around booth, the most creative booth, most entertaining booth, most enthusiastic booth, and the best food booth.