Weekend Suggestions: Sept.17-21


Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer

Whether one feels like staying at Mason or heading out to D.C. this weekend, there are plenty of ways to have fun! Here are some events happening on and around campus for students to enjoy.


Ageless Chinese Art: A Virginia Scholar’s Collection of Chinese Calligraphy and Paintings

Hosted by the Confucius Institute at Mason and the Mason School of Art, this ongoing event will be running until Oct. 23 at the Fine Arts Gallery in the Art and Design Building (Fairfax Campus). It is open from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. every day. Click the link below to check out some of the pieces on display.



Mason’s Peace Week

Enjoy the last few days of Peace Week, a weeklong celebration hosted by Mason International, by checking out the three events happening on campus this weekend.

Friday at 7 p.m.: Stop by the HUB Corner Pocket to play board games and craft peace pinwheels.

Sunday at 7:30 p.m.: Drop by Hampton Roads’ second floor common room to make functional fabric bowls with Mason’s Upcycling Club.

Monday at 5 p.m.: Come out to the Mason Pond and celebrate International Day of Peace by enjoying a picnic with other students. This is a ‘bring your own picnic’ event.

Click the link for more details:



“Avengers: Age of Ultron”

The film will be showing at the Johnson Center Cinema this weekend. Showtimes are listed below.

Thursday, Sept. 17., at 9 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 18., at 9 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.


Open Mic Night hosted by Volition

Volition, Mason’s literary and arts journal, will host its first Open Mic Night of the semester Friday, Sept. 18, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Bistro, located on the bottom floor of the Johnson Center. Listen to live performances by fellow students or give your own! Admission is FREE and pizza will be provided. For more details, check out the event’s Facebook page:



“The World We Want”

According to its Facebook page, “The World We Want” is a global community art installation aiming to “open the conversation … about the world we all want to live in and what we need to do to get us there.” The exhibit will be held Friday at 6 p.m. at 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE, in Washington, D.C. See the event’s Facebook page and website for more information.