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Wake Forest is taking over Chicago’s House of Blues!

The Demon Deacons will be traveling to South Bend, Indiana to take on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame on November 17th, 2012.

Whether or not you’re headed to the football game, we invite all area Wake Foresters to the official kick off party at the House of Blues in Chicago on Friday, November 16th from 7 – 11 p.m.

This signature event includes private access for Wake Forest fans to the House of Blues, hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic drinks, and music. A cash bar will be available. Click here to purchase tickets via wakeforestsportstravel.com or purchase tickets on the night of the event at the door.

Weekend information for those Deacon fans who will be joining us in Chicago, IL and South Bend, IN:

Friday, November 16
Welcome Center (12 – 7 p.m.)
Westin Chicago River North, 320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Visit the Wake Forest Welcome Center, located in the Westin Chicago River North. Drop by to see who else is in town, get souvenirs, and visit with alumni and friends!

Wake Forest Kick-off Party (7 – 11 p.m.)
House of Blues, 329 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654

Gather with fellow Wake Forest fans in Chicago for this signature event. Ticket includes hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic drinks, music, private access for Wake Forest fans to the House of Blues. Cash bar available. Click here to purchase tickets. (Please note that you will be redirected to wakeforestsportstravel.com.)

Saturday, November 17
Game Day Train
For those staying at the Westin Chicago River North Hotel, please meet in the lobby at 7:20 a.m. (CST) to board the buses to depart for the Millenium Street Station. Fans will board the train at 8 a.m. and the “Deacon Express” promptly departs at 8:30 a.m.

For those fans who purchased the Game Day Train package (not hotel), please arrive at the Millenium Train Station by 8 a.m. (CST). Fans will board the train at 8 a.m. and the “Deacon Express” promptly departs at 8:30 a.m.

Game Day Bus
For those fans who purchased the game day bus package, please meet in the lobby of the Westin Chicago River North Hotel at 8:15 a.m. (CST). The bus will promptly depart at 9 a.m.

Pre-game Tailgate (12:30 – 3 p.m.)
Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, IN

Join other Wake Forest Alumni and fans at the official Wake Forest Tailgate Party. This event will take place in a heated tent and includes a buffet lunch and open bar.

Important information on event tickets: Premier Global Sports is handling all event ticket sales. Only tickets for the Kick-off Party are still available and can be purchased online via www.wakeforestsportstravel.com or on the night of the event.

Thank you for all the ways you support Wake Forest and Go Deacs!

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