Purdue Football is back! We have been waiting all summer long for this exciting weekend of tailgating, pep rallies, Purdue spirit, and of course the GAME! Check out our Purdue Football Weekend Update! Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana. Boiler Up! This Friday, August 29, from 12-3pm (times may vary) take a ride on the Boilermaker Special! Jump aboard and enjoy the ride around campus as the train maneuvers and honks throughout our beautiful campus! Pick-ups will be in front of Stewart Center and run every 15 minutes. Look for the marquee! Saturday, August 30, is game day! From 9-12pm bring the whole family to take part in family-friendly games, inflatables, team appearances and live music at the Boilermaker Crossing. Cheer and shout at the pre-game Purdue pep rally, titled 211º featuring the Purdue "All-American" Marching Band, second-year head football coach Darrell Hazell and the Boilermaker football players in Mackey Arena at 9:45am. 12pm marks the kick-off for the 2014 season! Our Purdue football team is taking on Western Michigan. This game will showcase all the work and training the players have been so ruthlessly striving for. Boilermaker fan, come out and show your Purdue spirit in gold and black and cheer our players onto victory! For more information about these events and other special "happenings" in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.