Schedule of Events

FAMILY WEEKEND 2017 SCHEDULE

 

Friday, September 29

11:00-2:00pm Coke Floats Giveaway // Cruz Plaza

5:00-7:00pm On-Site Registration // Connell Student Center Lobby

6:00pm Mercer University Opera Presents: The Trial of Goldilocks // Townsend School of Music (Tickets purchased separately)

7:00pm NPHC Yard Show // University Center Patio

7:00pm Women's Soccer vs Furman // Bear Field (Free admission!)

8:00-10:00pm Open Mic Night, Student Performances // Mercer Village Outside

 **Student Poster Presentations for Research that Reaches out Summer Research Fellows // Tarver Library (drop in all weekend during library hours)

**Family Food Specials in Mercer Village and downtown all day
**Mercer Bookstore open 9am-6:00pm

Saturday, September 30

8-10:00am On-Site Registration // Connell Student Center Lobby
**Receive schedules and information. Purchase Family Weekend t-shirts. (Only $5 if you are registered for Family Weekend!)

**Say thank you to the GA Assembly for HOPE, Zell and the GA Tuition Equalization Grant. Write a brief note of thanks in the Connell Lobby after you check in. Help us keep these options for future college students in Georgia!

8-10am Breakfast with Administration and Faculty // Connell Student Center
**Enjoy a free continental breakfast with faculty and staff

8:00-10:00am Tower Tours // Administration Building

10:15am  Welcome Program with President Underwood // Willingham Auditorium

11am  Family Weekend Gala Concert Hosted by Mercer Singers // Fickling Hall

12:30-2pm Barbecue Lunch // Cruz Plaza (register for lunch through EventBrite)
*Enjoy a barbecue lunch on Cruz Plaza
*If you forgot to purchase tickets for lunch, you can purchase with cash or check when you arrive!

 2-4:00pm Tower Tours // Administration Building
Head over to the Administration building and enjoy the view!

1-4:00pm Tailgate Activities for the whole family // Cruz Plaza (If rain: lunch, popsicles, pictures and inflatables will be on the UC intramural courts)
Bring your tailgate chairs and tents and hang out on Cruz before the game! ESPN Game Day on the big screen, King of Pops popsicles, inflatables, Mercer gear giveaways, pics with Mercer cheerleaders, Toby the Bear and the Mercer Truck.


**Free family pictures to commemorate your weekend at the Family Weekend picture booth!
**Mercer Football KID ZONE on the black field from 12-4pm.
 
12:00-3pm Late registration and t-shirt purchases // Connell Student Center Lobby

1:15pm  Internship Opportunities // Connell Student Center, Conference Room 3

2pm Mercer on Mission Panel // Connell Student Center, Conference Room 3

4pm  Mercer Football vs. VMI // Anderson Field, Mercer University Stadium (tickets purchased separately through Mercer Athletics)

6:00pm Mercer University Opera Presents: The Trial of Goldilocks // Townsend School of Music (Tickets purchased separately)

7pm Men's Soccer vs. VMI // Bear Field (Free admission!)
 
**Family Food Specials in Mercer Village and downtown all day
**Mercer Bookstore open 9am-5:00pm

Sunday, October 1

11:00am Worship Service // Centenary United Methodist

2:00pm Women's Soccer vs. Wofford // Bear Field (free admission)

**Family food specials in Mercer Village and downtown Macon all day