- Oct 5 Chopin Society presents pianist Lukáš Vondráček
- Oct 7 Art for Memory: An Itinerant Museum for the Flow of Memories
- Oct 9 International Roundtable
- Oct 10 Family Fest Weekend
- Oct 10 International Roundtable
- Oct 18 International Archaeology Day: "'Monuments Men (and Women):' Cultural Property in Conflict Today"
- Oct 23 Fall Break
- Oct 24 Fall Break
- Oct 29 Macalester New Music Series: Music from Copland House
- Oct 31 Admissions Fall Sampler
A Prairie Home Companion and Garrison Keillor returned to Macalester for a 40th Anniversary Celebration on July 4, 5 and 6. The show's first broadcast was made from Macalester’s Janet Wallace Fine Art Center on July 6, 1974. In addition to the outdoor concerts on the Great Lawn and Shaw Field, the Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel and Mairs Concert Hall also hosted performances on all three days.