Events

Wednesday 11/16

Why Harvard is Better Than Yale: A "Lecture" by Professor Andrew Berry (7:30-10pm, Cambridge Queen's Head Pub) Roll through the Queen's Head Pub to hear the hilarious Professor Andrew Berry give his signature "lecture," back by popular demand! Featuring an opening set by members of the Harvard College Stand-Up Comics Society. **free food and shirts** Brought to you by the College Events Board. #getHYped! More information...

Thursday 11/17

Harvard-Yale Spirit Week (11-2pm, Science Center Plaza) Come out to the SC plaza for giveaways, music, and photos opps with the Bulldog and Crimson Man! Brought to you by the Harvard College Events Board. #getHYped More information...

Friday 11/18

HY Intramural Games:

Soccer

  • Yale first place vs. Pfoho on Cumnock two Field (3pm)
  • Yale second place vs. TBD freshmen team on Cumnock two Field (4:15pm)

Frisbee

  • Yale first place vs. Mather on Rugby Field (3pm)
  • Yale second place vs. TBD freshmen team also on Rugby Field (3pm)  

Flag Football

  • Yale first place vs. Leverett on Cumnock three grass field (3pm) 
  • Yale second place vs. Wigglesworth games also on Cumnock three grass field (3pm) 

Volleyball

  • Yale first place vs. Winthrop at the MAC Gym top floor courts. (4:30pm)
  • Yale second place vs. TBD freshmen team at the MAC Gym top floor courts. (4:30pm)

Basketball

  • Yale first place vs. Eliot at the MAC Gym top floor courts (5:30pm)
  • Yale second place vs. TBD freshmen team at the MAC Gym top floor courts (5:30pm)

HY Other Events

Harvard-Yale Spirit Week (11am-2pm, Science Center Plaza) Come out to the SC plaza for giveaways, music, and photos opps with the Bulldog and Crimson Man! Brought to you by the Harvard College Events Board. #getHYped More information...

HY Shabbat (7pm-9pm, Harvard Hillel) Come join Hillel for a delicious Shabbat dinner with the Harvard-Yale communities! 

Harvard-Yale Doxa (7:30pm-9:pm, Yenching Auditorium) Join Harvard College Faith and Action & Yale Faith and Action for a restorative, encouraging evening! The HCFA community gathers weekly to better understand the Christian God through song, student and staff voices, and fun time getting to know each other. This Friday we'll have a special alumni panel about faith and life after college. Every single person of any faith background or belief is warmly welcomed. More information...

117th Annual Harvard-Yale Football Concert (7:30pm-10pm, Sanders Theatre) Join us for the 117th Annual Harvard-Yale Football Concert on Friday, November 18 in historic Sanders Theatre. Before Saturday's big game, the Harvard Glee Club and the Yale Glee Club will have a face-off of their own, performing a variety of choral works, from Renaissance polyphony to American spirituals, and from German Romanticism to contemporary works. The concert will culminate with a rousing rendition of Harvard's fight songs in anticipation of Yale's inevitable defeat. Don't miss the Glee Club's first home concert of the season. Tickets are available at the Harvard Box Office More information...

Harvard Islamic Society x Yale Muslim Students Association Mixer (7:30pm-10pm, Ticknor Lounge) Harvard-Yale Mixer & Open Mic! Come to Ticknor Lounge for the annual H-Y Taboo showdown and a sweet open mic event! More information...

Peer Gynt (7:30pm-10pm, Loeb Drama Center Mainstage)  Be true to yourself…ish. Follow Peer Gynt—a scrappy, hot-tempered teenager with a silver tongue—as he stumbles through an epic world of trolls, princesses, and impossible decisions. Will he find what he's searching for? Brought to you by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club. Tickets available online. More information...

Black Community Leaders Mixer (7:30pm-10:30pm, SOCH event hall) Hosted by Harvard African Students' Association, Nigerian Students' Association, Black Students' Association, Association of Black Harvard Women, Black Pre-Law Association, Kuumba Singers of Harvard College, Keychange, and Black Men's Forum.

HY Stand-Up Comedy Show (8pm-9:30pm, Science Center A) Come laugh with some of Harvard's best Stand-Up Comedians, featuring current students, a few alumni, and a mystery guest! We promise not to talk about the election. Brought to you by Harvard College Stand-up Comic Society (HCSUCS). More information...

Harvard-Yale Improv Comedy Show: IGP & the Purple Crayon (8:30pm-9:30pm, Science Center D) IGP and the Purple Crayon are thrilled to perform in their annual joint improv comedy show! Come and root for your troupe/school/improviser you secretly have a crush on. The house opens at 8:10 - come early to ensure seats. The event is, as always, FREE! Brought to you by The Immediate Gratification Players (IGP) The Purple Crayon (Yale). More information...

HY Concert The Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones and Yale Out of the Blue (8:30pm-9:30pm, Sever 113) Join The Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones and Yale Out of the Blue for an incredible night of a cappella music! What better way to celebrate this historic rivalry than with sweet harmonies and killer soloists?

Harvard (Verses) Yale: The Aca-Kickoff (8:30pm-10pm, CGIS South: Tsai Auditorium S010) Join The Harvard Callbacks, Harvard VoxJazz, The Yale Spizzwinks, and Yale's New Blue for the a cappella concerts to end all a cappella concerts in advance of THE GAME 2016. With doo-wops, oohs, ahhs, and beats galore, there's no better way to start the weekend than with Harvard {Verses} Yale: An Aca-Kickoff! More information...

H/Y Concert with the Duke's Men, the Opportunes, the Din & Tonics and Redhot & Blue (8:30pm-10:30pm, Holden Chapel) Come see a FREE show of your favorite a cappella groups from Harvard and Yale the night before the game! Redhot & Blue, The Opportunes, The Din & Tonics, and the Duke's Men! More information...

TLA + LUX Improv Show (Harvard-Yale) (9pm-10pm, Science Center E downstairs)An hour-long extravaganza of comedy and madness
A perfect way to start an evening of d̶a̶n̶c̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶a̶t̶ ̶T̶o̶a̶d̶s̶ enjoying Massachusett's Puritanical liquor laws. THE ANNUAL THREE LETTER ACRONYM/LUX IMPROVITAS DOUBLEHEADER SHOWDOWN! FREE! More information...

The KEY-Game: A Joint Concert with the Harvard LowKeys and Mixed Company of Yale (9pm-10:30pm, Fong Auditorium) What could possibly be better than a joint acapella concert with your favorite groups from Harvard and Yale on the eve of The Game? Nothing. The answer is nothing. Come get HYped for HY with a #FREE #Fun #Football-themed concert ft. The Harvard LowKeys and Mixed Company of Yale. Do we understand sports? Probably not. But do we fully embrace Harvard and Yale's rivalry and are we willing to do anything to rep our respective schools? Absolutely. Get ready, it's about to get heated. More information...

Proof of the Pitches: A Harvard-Yale A Cappella Concert (9:40pm-10:40pm, Farkas Hall 203) Join the Radcliffe Pitches and Yale's Proof of the Pudding for a night of all-female a cappella! Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts and the Planned Parenthood of New Haven. Tickets available online. More information...

Food truck rally, s'mores and more! (10pm-1am, Science Center Plaza)

HYpe: The Harvard-Yale Dance (11pm-2am, Memorial Hall) Free to all Harvard College and Yale undergraduates with school ID!  Sponsored by the College Events Board and the Undergraduate Council. More information...

Saturday 11/19

Pancake Breakfast (8am-9:30am, House Dining Halls and Annenberg) Open to Yale undergraduates at no charge.

Latinx Járvar Yeil Brunch (9am-11am, Ticknor Lounge) Come out for Concilio Latino's Harvard-Yale Latinx Brunch! We'll have great food and drinks; so come hungry! We hope to create an inviting environment for the Latinx communities of both schools. And of course, there will be dancing. Brought to you by Concilio Latino, Fuerza Latina, Latinas Unidas, and Latino Men's Collective. More information...

Continental Breakfast (9:30am-10:30am, House Dining Halls and Annenberg) Open to Yale undergraduates at no charge.

Undergraduate Tailgate (10:30am-12:30pm, Beren Center Tennis Courts) More information...

Harvard Islamic Society x Yale Muslim Students Association Brunch & Tailgate (10:30am-12L30pm, JFK Park) Come out to a rad party by the Charles River featuring spectacular sustenance and rev up your rivalry before we head to Harvard Stadium for The Game! Get ready, Harvard Islamic Society & Yale MSA #getHYped! More information...

Harvard-Yale Freshman Tailgate!​ (10:30am-12:30pm, Berens Center Tennis Courts) Like free food? What about free swag? WHAT ABOUT CLASS OF 2020 SPIRIT??? Come hang out with us at the tailgate before Harvard inevitably beats Yale (for the 10th year in a row!!!) in the biggest football game of the year! Stay tuned for our social media raffle! #YUCKFALE. More information...

Harvard-Yale Game (12:30pm kickoff, Harvard Stadium)

Friends and Foes: The Harvard-Yale Jam featuring The Yale Whiffenpoofs, Yale's Whim n' Rhythm, and The Harvard Krokodiloes (8pm-9:30pm, Paine Hall) Come wind down after The Game for an evening of a cappella! The Yale Whiffenpoofs, Yale's Whim n' Rhythm, and the Harvard Krokodiloes will be performing in a celebration of music, camaraderie, and friendly competition. Tickets are $20 general admission, and $10 for students, and can be purchased directly from a Krok, from the Harvard Box office (online or in person), or at the door at our venue, Paine Hall (the music buidling, directly behind the Science Center). Doors open at 7:30. We hope to see you there! 

Body and Soul: The Harvard-Yale Talent Showcase (8pm-10pm, Lowell Lecture Hall) Looking for the place to be after the Harvard-Yale Game? 
Want to enjoy amazing performances from art groups from both schools? Please join us the night after The Harvard-Yale Game for a showcase of amazing talent and artistic expression. Presented by The Kuumba Singers of Harvard College, featuring art groups from both Harvard and Yale, Body and Soul will present performances ranging from Hip-Hop & Step to Spoken Word to African Song & Dance. Tickets available at the Box Office. YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS! More information...

HYpnotized: The Official Black HY Afterparty (10pm-2am, SOCH Event Hall) GET READY FOR THE OFFICIAL BLACK HARVARD-YALE AFTERPARTY!! Harvard or Yale undergraduate ID required.Tickets available online or at the door. More information...

Sunday 11/20

Peer Gynt (2:30pm-5:00pm, Loeb Drama Center Mainstage) Be true to yourself…ish. Follow Peer Gynt—a scrappy, hot-tempered teenager with a silver tongue—as he stumbles through an epic world of trolls, princesses, and impossible decisions. Will he find what he's searching for? Tickets available online. More information...