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2022 Week of Events

Sept 26
11:00 AM | CLASSIC PRESS CONFERENCE
Media Conference Center, Gate K, Cotton Bowl, 3750 The Midway, Dallas, TX 75215 City Officials welcome both teams to Dallas with the kickoff press conference. PVAMU Head Coach and GSU Head coach will be in attendance to address the media to kickoff game week.
Sept 28
BUILDING SUSTAINALBE BLACK FAMILIES & COMMUNITIES NATIONAL CONFERENCE
https://naaausa.com/
Sept 28
7:30 PM | SHUCKY DUCKEY and FRIENDS
Arlington Improv Comedy Club 309 Curtis Mathes Way #147, Arlington, TX 76018
Sept 29
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | VIP RECEPTION
Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Avenue Special Guests of Grambling State University and Prairie View A & M Alumni, Dignitaries, and Dallas Notables will be invited to this very special VIP Reception Guest Speaker TBD INVITE ONLY Jack Daniels Social Media Influencer Mixer, Location TBD
Sept 30
9:00 AM | RADIO-ONE ANNUAL CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
Cedar Crest Golf Course, 1800 Southerland Ave, Dallas, TX 75203 7:00 PM | State Fair of Dallas Opening Ceremonies Hall of State Steps | Ribbon Cutting & Fireworks
Sept 30
6:30 PM | PVAMU ALUMNI DALLAS CHAPTER 25TH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP GALA
Renaissance Hotel, Grand Ballroom 2222 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207 (Mardi Gras Theme) Champagne Reception, Dinner/Live Band/Dance To purchase tickets contact: www.dallaspvalumni.com $125 per person
Sept 30
7:00 PM | STATE FAIR OF DALLAS OPENING CEREMONIES
Hall of State Steps | Ribbon Cutting & Fireworks
Sept 30
7:30 PM | WELCOME SOIREE
Grambling State University Metro DFW Alumni Chapter Gerald Ford Presidential Suite #1434, Hilton Anatole Hotel 2201 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
Sept 30
8:00 PM | CLUB ODYSSEY CONCERT
Featuring Steven Ray Ladson - National Recording Artist, & Don Diego - Saxophonist 7439 S. Westmoreland
Oct 1
8:00 AM | HIGH SCHOOL BATTLE OF THE BANDS & DANCE SQUADS
Grambling State University Alumni – Dallas Metro Chapter Beverly Humphrey “Tiger” Stadium 200 E. Wintergreen, Lancaster, TX 75146 Winner will perform at the pre-game activities of the State Fair Classic game Performances by DAMOYEE and RC & The Gritz-Throughout the Day Bud Light Stage The State Fair of Texas
Oct 1
4:00 PM | PRE-GAME PERFORMANCE
Featuring Grammy Award Winning, “Ashanti” State Fair of Texas-Chevy Main Stage
Oct 1
6:00 PM | STATE FAIR CLASSIC FOOTBALL GAME KICK-OFF
Grambling State University Tigers vs. Prairie View A&M Panthers Cotton Bowl National Anthem- National Recording Artist, Steve Ray Ladson lack National Anthem- World Renowned Saxophonist, Mike Phillips Opening Prayer- Rev. Dr. Frederick Douglas Haynes, III Coin Toss-TBD 5th Quarter-A grand finale for the State Fair Classic football game featuring a battle of bands with GSU and PVAMU.
Oct 1
8:30 PM | POST-GAME CONCERT
Featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band State Fair of Texas (Chevy Main Stage)
Oct 1
9:30 PM | POST-GAME MIXER
Grambling State University Alumni-Dallas Metro Chapter Gerald Ford Presidential Suite #1434 Hilton Anatole Hotel 2201 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
Oct 2
10:00 AM | WORSHIP SERVICE @ FRIENDSHIP WEST
Pastor Rev. Dr. Frederick Douglas Haynes, III Friendship West Baptist Church - 2020 W Wheatland Rd, Dallas, TX 75232 10:00 am 12:00 pm (Virtual)
Oct 2
11:00 AM | THE CLASSIC BRUNCH
Michael’s of Las Colinas 11:00 AM-3:00 PM 925 W. John Carpenter Fwy, Ste 100, Irving Tx 75039