1Purdue FootballByBrent Russell 2014Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in or near Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue Football is back! Head to Ross Ade to watch our Boilermakers take on Indiana State on Saturday, September 12.  To top it off it's Band Day! Many special events take place to celebrate our wonderful university and this sport.  On Friday, September 11, take a ride on the Boilermaker Special during their Free Day Friday event. On game day, fans, especially families, looking for fun before the game will want to check out the popular Boilermaker Crossing. Meet-the-team events, inflatable games, and interactive opportunities highlight the list of activities. The Boilermaker Crossing is free and open to fans of all ages. Located in the Sally & Bob Weist Plaza, between Mackey Arena and Holloway Gymnasium, Boilermaker Crossing open 3 hours before kickoff. Cheer on the Boilermaker football team as it walks through Boilermaker Crossing on its way to the locker room approximately 2 hours before the game! 12pm is kickoff time!  Cheer on our Boilers to VICTORY!! Boiler up! For more information about these events and other special "happenings" in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.