Family Day is Saturday, October 24

Family Day

Saturday, October 24, 2015
11:00am-2:00pm Daytime festival
7:00pm-10:00pm Evening concert at the Amphitheatre

RVSP to Picnic Lunch

Lander students and their families are invited to Bearcat Country's traditional autumn festival "Family Day". 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 Family Day? 

  • Fun Activities such as giant inflatables, face-painting, pumpkin decorating, corn hole toss, disc golf and so much more!  
  • Live Music!   Sweet Water Junction performs on-stage from 11:00am-2:00pm. This band plays a variety of popular tunes that are sure to please the crowd.  You can expect to hear some classic rock, beach music, MoTown and new hits.
  • Bearcat Spirit!  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 soccer team.  Game begins at 3:30pm.
  • Picnic Lunch outside in the fresh autumn air.  Students with meal plans should bring their Lander ID.  Guests may purchase a picnic lunch for $7.00, which includes buffet, beverage & dessert, between 11:00am-2:00pm on the lawn near all the festivities.  Children ages 3 & under eat free.  RVSP to Picnic Lunch!
  • Evening Concert begins at 7:00pm at the Amphitheatre stage featuring the upcoming country band, Norlina, No coolers allowed in the amphitheatre area.

Click here for directions and a Campus Map

In the event of rain, dining and festivities will be held inside the Grier Student Center.