Saturday, October 22, 2016
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, corn hole toss competition, painting, and so much more!
- Live Performances! Musical performances from D and 'Chi and The Well Reds performs on-stage from 5:00pm-8:00pm. This bands plays a variety of tunes that are sure to please the crowd. End the day off with a mystifying performance from mentalist, Chris Carter, at 9:00pm where you will walk away amazed.
- Picnic Dinner from 5:00pm-7:30pm outside on the front lawn. The buffet includes BBQ and grilled chicken, sides, dessert and drink. Students with meal plans should bring their Lander ID. Guests may purchase a picnic lunch for $7.00 cash. Children ages 3 & under eat free.
- Bearcat Spirit! Catch the spirit and head over to the Horne Arena for a 2:00pm volleyball match against Flagler College.
Click here for directions and a Campus Map
In the event of rain, dining and festivities will be held inside the Grier Student Center.
Family Day Schedule
*All events are free unless otherwise noted. More events will be added as the day gets closer.
11:00am - Paint and Pour (registration required) ($10) - Johnston Commons
11:00am-2pm - Lunch Around Greenwood
2:00pm - Volleyball vs. Flagler College - Horne Arena
3:00pm - Corn Hole Tournament (registration required) ($5) - Front Lawn
. Sponsored by Campus Recreation and the Bearcat Shop.
3:00pm-7:00pm - Activities World - Front Lawn - Inflatables, face painting (2-5pm, Sponsored by the Art Alliance student organization), coloring station, carnival foods.
4:00pm - Finding Dory (PG) - Cultural Center Auditorium
5:00-7:30pm - Picnic Dinner with D & Chi (Meals are $7 for adults and $5 for kids 10 & under. Lander University students can use their meal plans. Cash only for other meals. ATM available in Grier Student Center) - Front Lawn
7:15pm - The Well Reds concert - Front Lawn
8:15pm - Fireworks Show - Front Lawn
9:00pm - Mentalist Chris Carter - Cultural Center Auditorium
The Lander University Bookstore is offering a sale of 20% regularly priced apparel and hats during Family Day. Be sure to stop by the bookstore located in the Grier Student Center.