What To Do This Weekend

Matt Hooke, A&E Editor

Friday, Nov. 9

What: The Drowsy Chaperone
When: Friday/Saturday 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Eldred Theatre

The Case Western Reserve University Department of Theater presents “The Drowsy Chaperone.” The musical comedy written by Bob Martin, Don McKellar, Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison is directed by graduate student Keli Schimelpfening and has musical direction by Mike Caraffi. The play features a middle-aged theater fan seeking a cure for the blues while listening to his favorite guilty pleasure. Tickets cost $5 for students, $10 for the general public and $7 for senior citizens, CWRU faculty and staff.

What: Case Concert Choir and Church of the Covenant Sanctuary Choir
When: 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Church of the Covenant

The Case Concert Choir and the Church of the Covenant Sanctuary Choir will come together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice and the 50th anniversary of the McGaffin Carillon. The two groups will premier a new piece by composer David Childs commissioned for the event. The concert will include works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Lucas Pearsall, Max Reger and Josef Rheinberger.

Saturday, Nov. 10

What: TEDxCWRU presents: Stories Untold
When: noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Thwing Center

This is TEDxCWRU’s third event, and it will feature 12 different speakers. The speakers range from current undergraduate students to CEOs to physicians. Tickets are $10 for CWRU students and staff and $20 for general admission.

What: Festival of Lights – Diwali 2018

When: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Where: Thwing Ballroom

Join Satrang, the Indian graduate student association, for a celebration of Diwali, the festival of lights. The event features Indian food and performances by Case Kismat, Dhamakapella and Spartan Bhangra. Register on CampusGroups for this free event.

What: UCCtoberfest
When: 8:30 to 11 p.m.

Where: House 4, The Village at 115

This event is the Upperclass Community Council’s annual fall tradition. The free event features beer, cider, pierogies and bratwurst.

Sunday, Nov. 11

What: CWRU Symphonic Winds and Percussion Ensemble

When: 3 to 5 p.m.

Where: Maltz Performing Arts Center

This performance is part of the Silver Hall Concert Series. The concert is free but requires registration through the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center website. The concert is part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the joint music program between CWRU and the Cleveland Institute of Music.