Family Weekend 2015:  September 11-13, 2015

5:30 am-9:00 pm Facility Family Hours, Student Recreation Center North
9:00 am-5:00 pm Fall Mum Sale and Open House, Charles L. Hutson Greenhouse
10:00 am-5:00 pm “A Song from the Field” – Fine Art Exhibit; Crisp Museum located at the River Campus, 518 S. Fountain Street; Free Admission
11:00 am-8:00 pm Swim time at the pool, Student Recreation Center North
5:00 pm-9:00 pm Beverage Bar Savory Menu Sampling at the Catapult Creative House
Designed for your taste buds, we have a free sampling of our new savory menu items, as well as our smoothies, made by SEMO’s own Hospitality Management students!
6:30-7:30 pm Tunes at Twilight, Common Pleas Courthouse Gazebo (Lorimier & Themis) This is a free outdoor concert series featuring Chad Elliott. Rain location is Rose Theater on Southeast Missouri State’s campus.
8:00 am-Noon Cape Riverfront Market, 35 S. Spanish St. Downtown Farmer’s Market
9:00-10:00 am Breakfast with President Vargas, University Center South Dining Room
9:00 am-Noon Fall Mum Sale and Open House, Charles L. Hutson Greenhouse
9:00 am-4:00 pm Conservation Department Programs: Hosting “Day on the River”, Riverfront Park downtown http://mdc.mo.gov/events/region/08/heading/Southeast?page=1
9:30 am SEMO District Fair – Parade, starting at Capaha Park and ending at Arena Park (For more information: http://www.semofair.com/)
10:00 am-Noon Rock Climbing wall, First Come – First Serve, Student Recreation Center North
10:00 am-5:00 pm Southeast Bookstore will be open for clothing, gifts, snacks, beverages and more
10:00 am-3:00 pm Tours of Academic Hall Dome, Main floor of Academic Hall Please note: Catwalk is closed – personal tours are available during normal business hours
10:00 am, noon, and 2:00 pm Bus Tours of the Main Campus, River Campus and downtown area lasting approximately 90 minutes. Reservations required; sign up at the tent located on the 3rd floor of the University Center
10:00 am-9:00 pm Facility Family Hours – walk the track, etc. - Student Recreation Center North
10:00 am-3:00 pm Family Festivities, University Center
10:00 am-1:00 pm Face Painting
10:00 am-1:00 pm Speed Sketcher
10:00 am-1:00 pm Custom photo mini basketball hoops
11:00 am-1:00 pm Dueling Pianos
11:00 am-2:00 pm Photo Booth
1:00-3:00 pm Bingo, 4th floor

Out on-Campus
10:00 am-3:00 pm Disc Golf, pick up discs at the tent - University Center
10:00 am-3:00 pm Walking Tours of Campus, pick up maps at the University Center tent area Once completed enter the drawing for a prize
11:30 am-1:00 pm Lunch, University Center 3rd floor, $5.00 per person, students may use their meal plan
12:00 pm-6:00 pm Swim time at the pool, Student Recreation Center North
1:00-4:00 pm “A Song from the Field” – Fine Art Exhibit; Crisp Museum located at the River Campus, 518 S. Fountain Street; Free Admission
2:00-4:00 pm Zip Line Rides, First Come – First Serve, Challenge Course off Sprigg Street
2:00-4:00 pm Coffee Cupping with Kaldi’s Coffee at the Catapult Creative House
A two-hour session covering the basics of cupping coffee and exploring coffees from all over the world. Sign up today at http://www.semo.edu/continuinged/classes/index.html
4:00-6:00 pm Football Tailgate Featuring the Mike Renick band, Front of Houck Stadium
6:00 pm Football Game vs. Southern Illinois, Houck Stadium (For more information go to http://www.gosoutheast.com/)
6:30 pm Haunted Walking Tours of downtown Cape Girardeau, register at the University Center – Tent area on the 3rd floor
7:00 pm Demolition Derby at the SEMO District Fair, Fairgrounds at Arena Park
11:30 am-1:30 pm Mass on the Terraces, Academic Terraces, Celebrate Family Weekend with Catholic Mass on the Terraces followed by Free Lunch at the Marquette Student Center, 520 N. Pacific Street. Sponsored by Catholic Campus Ministry.
12:00 pm-8:00 pm Swim time at the pool, Student Recreation Center North
12:00 pm-12:00 am Facility Family Hours, walk the track, etc. – Student Recreation Center North
1:00 - 4:00 pm “A Song from the Field” – Fine Art Exhibit; Crisp Museum located at the River Campus, 518 S. Fountain Street; Free Admission
2:00 pm University Speakers Series/Patriot Day: Jeff Bauman, Academic Auditorium. This event is free and open to all.
(On April 15, 2013 Jeff Bauman stood at the finish line of the Boston Marathon eagerly awaiting his girlfriend Erin, who was running in support of a local charity. As he waited, an ominous looking man, who seemed so out of place on such a festive day, dropped a black backpack only feet away from Bauman and moments later, the first of two explosions rocked Boylston Street.)
3:00 pm Faculty & Guest Recital Series: Songs of Travel, River Campus, Shuck Recital Hall Southeast student tickets are $3.00 with valid Redhawks ID others $10.00 at the River Campus Box Office.

Parking

No tickets will be issued by the Department of Public Safety on Family Weekend unless you are parked in handicap, expired meters or illegally.

Homecoming 2015

Save the Date! Homecoming 2015 will be held on October 17, 2015! If you have any questions, please contact the Campus Life office at campuslife@semo.edu or 573-651-5120.