Whether you’re looking to try something new this week or just trying to get out of the library, take a study break and peruse some of the events below. For more offerings, check out Anchor Link.
Disclaimer: Sources of event information are Anchor Link and Facebook.
What: MLK Keynote Address
When: Monday, Jan. 21 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium
Who: Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration
What: Let Your Anchor Down Faculty Engagement Series: “Crimmigration: Asylum Seeking As A Human Right” with Prof. Susan Barone and Attorney Michael Holley
When: Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: IICC Multicultural Lounge (Sarratt 335)
Who: Inclusion Initiatives & Cultural Competence
What: Nashville Predators at Vegas Golden Knights
When: Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 9 p.m.
Where: Watch on NBC
Why: Cheer on the Predators as they hit the ice and take on the Vegas Golden Knights.
Who: Nashville Predators
What: Mesa española Spanish conversation hour
When: Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Where: Center for Second Language Studies, Furman Hall Room 001
Why: Practice your Spanish with fellow students while enjoying coffee and snacks.
Who: Vanderbilt Center for Second Language Studies
What: SACE Harvest Festival Celebrations
When: Sunday, Jan. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Alumni 202
Why: Spend an evening celebrating and learning about how various South Asian cultures celebrate the harvest festival.
Who: South Asian Cultural Exchange
What: Squirrel Appreciation Day
When: Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Promenade
Why: Celebrate all the beloved squirrels who share our campus by drinking hot chocolate, munching on squirrel cookies and taking home a specialty mug.
Who: Alumni Relations and Student Alumni Board
What: Casino Night 2019 by VPB’s VenUe: Bon Voyage!
When: Friday, Jan. 25 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Where: SLC Ballroom
Why: Say “bon voyage” to Vanderbilt, and spend a night at the casino where you can try your luck at a variety of card games and snack on free food.
Who: VPB’s The VenUe Committee
What: Nashville Flea Market: Frozen Splendor
When: Jan. 25-27
Where: The Fairgrounds Nashville
Why: Check out all the fun knick-knacks and antiques at this unique flea market.
Who: The Fairgrounds Nashville
What: Shen Yun
When: Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 22-23 at various times
Where: Andrew Jackson Hall, Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Who: Tennessee Performing Arts Center
What: Olde Worlde Theatre presents “Pinocchio”
When: Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m.
Where: The Belcourt
Who: The Belcourt
Health & Wellness
What: Vanderbilt Hillel Martin Luther King Day Blood Drive
When: Monday, Jan. 21 from 12:30 to 6 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Hillel
Who: Vanderbilt Hillel, American Red Cross at Vanderbilt and Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration
What: Wellness Workshop: Vision Board Party
When: Friday, Jan. 25 from 12 to 1 p.m.
Where: Multicultural Lounge (Sarratt 335)
Why: Start your year out right by creating a vision board for the new semester or year using supplies and materials provided. While making your board staff members from the OUCRL and CSW will give tips on how to create goals, set intentions and pursue your purpose.
Who: Inclusion Initiatives & Cultural Competence, Religious Life and the Center for Student Wellbeing