Upcoming Events

Parents Day "Autumn Fest"

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Parents Day "Autumn Fest"
Saturday, October 18
11:00am-2:00pm / 7:00pm-9:00pm on the Amphitheater Lawn

Students, faculty and staff are invited to bring their families to enjoy Parents Day “Autumn Fest"!  This festival will take place outside on the Amphitheater Lawn on Saturday, October 18th between 11:00am-2:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm. 

This is a fantastic time for parents, grandparents and the entire family to visit their college student while enjoying some great food and music!

What can you expect at Parents Day?
• Fun activities such as giant inflatables, face-painting, pumpkin decorating, corn hole toss, disc golf, antique Trolley Tours, Bearcat photo booth and so much more!

• Live music on-stage featuring the sounds of Groove Nation Orchestra, as they perform a variety of musical styles, including Contemporary, top-40 hits, Classic Rock, Disco, Oldies, Big Band, Jazz and Swing.

• Catch the spirit led by a few tumbles and cheers from our favorite Bearcat Cheerleaders, then head over to the Jeff May Sports Complex to cheer on our bearcat volleyball and soccer teams.

• Enjoy the fresh air of autumn as you dine outside on a delicious spread of picnic foods. Students with meal plans should bring their Lander ID. Guests may purchase a picnic lunch between 11:00am-1:00pm on the lawn near all the festivities. Children ages 3 & under eat free.

• Evening concert with the Clay Page band opening for our feature guest-star, "Delvin Choice", a top finalist for NBC's "The Voice".

• Spectacular fireworks immediately following the concert.
• In the event of rain, dining and festivities will be held inside the Grier Student Center.