Events DC has released the schedule of activities -- most of them are free -- for the AT&T Nation's Football Classic scheduled for Labor Day weekend. The game will feature Howard University against Morehouse College at RFK Stadium. Football classics are held all over the country and typically feature historically black colleges and universities in a long weekend of social and religious events, capped off with a football game.
Here's the schedule:
Thursday, Aug. 30
10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Presidential Symposium: A Focus on Excellence in STEM, Youth Voter Participation and Interpersonal Relationships
Howard University Cramton Auditorium and Blackburn Center
Through panel discussions, this symposium explores educational and social issues facing the African-American community.
Session 1: 10a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Session 2: 2-4 p.m.; Session 3: 5-6:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 31
1 - 4 p.m. "The Game Before The Game": Mordecai Wyatt Johnson - Benjamin E. Mays Student Debate
Howard University Cramton Auditorium
Witness the academic rivalry between Howard and Morehouse as they showcase each school's tradition of developing great orators.
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. AT&T Kickoff Rally - Downtown D.C. location
Reps from participating schools, city officials, music and much more.
8 p.m. - 10 p.m. HBCU Alumni Networking Mixer - JW Marriott
Alumni from all historically black colleges and universities gather for networking and fellowship.
Saturday, Sept. 1
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pepsi Fan Festival - RFK Stadium Festival Grounds
Fan Festival featuring games, music and exhibit booths.
3:30 p.m. AT&T Nation's Football Classic - RFK Stadium
Morehouse College Maroon Tigers vs. Howard University Bison
Sunday, Sept. 2
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Chapel Service - Howard University Rankin Chapel at Cramton Auditorium