Family Weekend Schedule

Tentative 2017 Family Weekend Schedule 

(Subject to change)

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Family Weekend Early Check-In

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm          

Arkansas Union Living Room

All registered Family Weekend participants must check-in to pick up their Family Weekend packages, schedule of events, memorabilia, and wristbands. Students can pick up their families’ packages, if prior authorization was given.

 

Friday, September 29, 2017

 

Family Weekend Check-In & Information Table

1:00 pm – 10:00 pm         Arkansas Union Living Room

All registered Family Weekend participants must check-in to pick up their Family Weekend packages, schedule of events, memorabilia, and wristband. Students can pick up their families’ packages, if prior authorization was given. Stop by the Information Table for restaurant suggestions, an area worship list, directions, and more.

 

Full Circle Food Pantry Canned Food Drop-Off

1:00 pm – 10:00 pm         Arkansas Union Living Room

The nationally recognized Full Circle Food Pantry is this year’s Family Weekend Service Project. If you are interested in making a donation, bring food and personal products with you at this time. Most needed items include: tuna, canned chicken, peanut butter, toiletries, canned soup, canned fruit, oatmeal packets, mashed potato mix, and reusable shopping bags.

 

Proud Razorback Family Photos

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm           Arkansas Union Living Room

Stop by the registration area Friday afternoon for a quick Razorback Family photo. There is no cost and the photo will be available at https://www.facebook.com/RazorbackParent. Make sure to “like” Parent & Family Programs and use the hashtag #UARKFamilyWeekend when sharing your photo on social media for a chance to win giveaways throughout the weekend.

 

Family Weekend Silent Auction

2:00 pm – 10:00 pm         Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge

The Parent Partnership Association presents the Family Weekend Silent Auction to benefit PPA Book Scholarships. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to bid on a variety of items including signed athletic memorabilia and Fayetteville necessities. Bidding opens Friday and Saturday in the Arkansas Union. Winners will be notified by phone on Saturday afternoon.

 

Walking Campus Tour

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm           Arkansas Union Living Room

Join a Parent Ambassador for a walking tour of campus. Tours depart from the Arkansas Union Living Room and last approximately one hour.

 

PPA Cardinal Member Reception (PPA Cardinal Members only)

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm           UARK Bowl (644 W. Dickson St.)

Mingle with other Parent Partnership Association Cardinal Members from across the nation, meet Division of Student Affairs staff and administrators, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks.

 

UARK Cardinal Nights

8:00 pm – 12:00 am         Arkansas Union

Join Parent & Family Programs, Cardinal Nights, and Residents’ Interhall Congress for Casino Night! From Texas Hold ‘Em,  Black Jack, carnival games, interactive game shows, free t-shirts, food, prizes and more, your family will not want to miss this fun, family friendly event.

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Fayetteville Farmers’ Market

7:00 am – 2:00 pm            Historic Downtown Fayetteville Square (101 W. Mountain St.)

The Fayetteville Farmers’ Market has been recognized as the #1 Farmers Market in America. Fresh vegetables, local shops, and live music make the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market a favorite to locals and visitors alike.

 

Public Game Day Shuttles Begin Running

TBD                Baum Stadium

Hop on the Razorback Transit and enjoy a free ride from Baum Stadium to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The shuttle will continue the route to the Arkansas Union Transit Station, which is just a short walk from the Family Weekend Tailgate Party on the Arkansas Union Mall. Shuttles will return passengers to Baum Stadium immediately following the game from Gate 1.

 

Family Weekend Silent Auction

TBD           Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge

The Parent Partnership Association presents the Family Weekend Silent Auction to benefit PPA Book Scholarships. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to bid on a variety of items including signed athletic memorabilia and Fayetteville necessities. Bidding opens Friday and Saturday in the Arkansas Union. Winners will be notified by phone on Saturday evening.

 

Family Weekend Check-In & Information Table

TBD           Arkansas Union Living Room

Didn’t make it to check-in on Friday? Have a question about something going on during the weekend? Not a problem! Stop by the Check-In & Information Table to pick up your Family Weekend packages, schedules, and memorabilia or to get answers to your questions!

 

Full Circle Food Pantry Canned Food Drop-Off

TBD           Arkansas Union Living Room

The nationally recognized Full Circle Food Pantry is this year’s Family Weekend Service Project. If you are interested in making a donation, bring food and personal products with you at this time. Most needed items include: tuna, canned chicken, peanut butter, toiletries, canned soup, canned fruit, oatmeal packets, mashed potato mix, and reusable shopping bags.

 

Family Weekend Tailgate Party                 

TBD      Arkansas Union Mall

Always the favorite event, the Family Weekend Tailgate Party is filled with live music, face painting, food, and fun. Get your family picture taken, grab food before the game starts, and get to know other families! Don’t know all of the Arkansas chants? We’ll prepare you before kick-off.

 

Razorback Marching Band Pre-Game Show

TBD                Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium

Join the Razorback Marching Band as they take the field in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium for the pre-game show. At the conclusion of the show, the band forms an “A” for the football players to run through before the game.

 

Arkansas v. New Mexico State

TBD                Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium

Cheer for the Arkansas Razorbacks as they take on the Texas State Bobcats! If you purchased a Hog Wild package, your football ticket is included in your package.

 

Sunday, October 1, 2017 

Sunday Brunch

10:00 am – 2:00 pm         Fulbright Dining @ Northwest Quad, Pomfret, or Brough Dining Halls

What better way to end the weekend than brunch with your student? Join Parent Ambassadors as we dine on Southern classics in one of the dining halls on campus.

 

Silent Auction Item Pick-Up              

10:00 am – 1:00 pm         Fulbright Dining Hall @ Northwest Quad

Winners of the Family Weekend Silent Auction can pick up items in Fulbright Dining Hall located within the Northwest Quad.