Family Weekend

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September 30 - October 2

Registration will open August 1st

Family Weekend Schedule of Events

Join us September 30th – October 2nd for a wonderful, fun-filled weekend on campus during one of East Tennessee’s most beautiful seasons. We have a variety of campus and community events available for you and your student to choose from. Join us for a welcome reception Friday evening, a tailgate on Saturday, and finally a brunch on Sunday. 

Family Weekend allows you to visit your student, stay connected to ETSU, and explore all that Johnson City has to offer. If you are a member of the Buccaneer Family Association, don’t forget to use your BFA Card for great discounts on food, hotels, and your Family Weekend registration!

Friday, September 30th

Exercise With Your Student                                                        
6:00 am-9:00 pm
Basler Center for Physical Activity (CPA)
Student must show a valid ETSU ID

ETSU Bookstore Open                                                                   
7:45 am-4:30 pm
D.P. Culp University Center, 2nd floor

Reece Museum Open                                                                    
9:00 am-4:30 pm
ETSU Main Campus
Best of Tennessee Craft (Exhibit)

**Family Weekend Welcome Reception                           
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Reece Museum, ETSU Main Campus
Feel free to come at any time between 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm to pick up your Family Weekend schedule and enjoy dessert as well as meet Student Affairs staff who can answer your questions and get to know you and your family. 

Saturday, October 1st

Johnson City Farmer’s Market                                                   
7:00 am-2:00 pm
Founder’s Park, 100 East Market Street
Join us every Saturday from Mid-April through October 2015 for the finest market produce, baked goods, and arts & crafts that can be found in Upper East Tennessee. 

Exercise with your student                                                         
8:00 am-6:00 pm                             
Basler Center for Physical Activity (CPA)
Student must show a valid ETSU ID

**Family Weekend Tailgate                                                                      
11:00 am
Enjoy a tailgate lunch at Shelbridge, the residence of President Noland. Come hang out with the students, faculty, staff and alumni as we prepare to cheer on the Buccaneers

**ETSU Football vs. Chattanooga                                                                             
Kermit Tipton Stadium

The Paramount Chamber Players Concert                                          
7:30 pm-9:30 pm
ETSU Main Campus—Mathes Hall Room 107 (Auditorium)

Sunday, October 2nd   

Exercise with your student       
1:00 pm – 10:00 pm                        
Basler Center for Physical Activity (CPA)
Student must show a valid ETSU ID

**Family Weekend Brunch 
10:00 am-Noon
D.P. Culp Ballroom Right (3rd Floor)
Relax and enjoy the last few hours of the weekend with your student and First Lady, Mrs. Donna Noland. Learn about university resources and current initiatives. 

**Family Weekend Event Hosted in part by New Student & Family Programs

If you are registered for Family Weekend Events, please wear your name tag at all times for it is your ticket into the events (Reception, Tailgate Lunch, & Brunch).

 Event information is subject to change, please check back often for more details. 

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