Huskies Night Out - Dinner and Strings


Friday, April 28

Bring a date, a friend, or a group of friends. Or just yourself to mingle and meet at Huskies Night Out: Dinner and Strings!

Individual tickets are $20 per person, but a special rate of $35 is set for Double Huskies (alumni couples), so make your plans today! 

Join us at Ellington’s Restaurant in the Holmes Student Center on Friday, April 28, from 5:30-6:40 p.m. for dinner before the Avalon String Quartet performance.

Attendees will enjoy plated dinner with a complimentary glass of wine or beer and admission to the Avalon String Quartet performance with each paid registration of $20 per person or $35 for a Double Huskie alumni couple.

After the dinner, head over to the Music Building – Recital Hall from 7-8 p.m. and enjoy the Avalon String Quartet program of Six Bagatelles in companion to Beethoven’s Op. 18 Quartets, Grazyna Bacewicz: String Quartet No. 7, Karol Szymanowski: String Quartet No. 1, Op. 37

For more information or questions, please contact Assistant Director of NIU Foundation & Alumni Events Malerie Schumaker at or 815-753-5421. All sales are final. There are no refunds.

Event Information

$20 for each attendee
$35 for Double Huskies (Huskie alumni couples)

Dinner location:


5:30PM - 8:00PM Fri 28 Apr 2023, Central timezone


Holmes Student Center
600 Lucinda Ave Ellington’s Restaurant
DeKalb, Illinois 60115

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Performance location:
Music Building - Recital Hall
550 Lucinda Ave.
DeKalb, IL 60115 

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