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Family Weekend 2019 - Sept. 27-29

Join us for a weekend of fun for the whole family!

For a full schedule of events click check out the Schedule page
**All activities are subject to change depending on weather

Comedian, Kevin Bozeman

Comedian, Kevin Bozeman

FREE for NW Families and the Public

Join Student Activities Council for an evening of family friendly laughs! Find out more about our entertainer here.

Sponsored by Student Activities Council.

Friday, Sept. 27th, 6:30 p.m. at Ron Houston Center for Performing Arts


5k Run/Walk

5k Run/Walk

$25 registration fee - for more information click the link below.

Sponsored by Northwest Athletic Trainers

Race Starts: Saturday, Sept. 28th, 7 a.m. (Check-in 6:15 a.m.) at Lamkin Activity Center Circle

Information and Register


Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast

Free Pancake Breakfast by Chris Cakes (preregistration required)

Join the Office of Student Involvement for breakfast before the tailgate! All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage patties, and Tang made fresh by Chris Cakes.

Only 200 tickets are available. Tickets will not be available for purchase. Sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement

Saturday, Sept. 28th, 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at The Hughes Fieldhouse

Tickets


Campus Tours

Campus Tours

Tour Northwest's Campus

Join the Student Ambassadors for a tour of Northwest's beautiful campus. Tour will include showing of residence halls, academic buildings, Administration Building, B.D. Owens Library, Student Recreation Center, Foster Fitness Center, and campus grounds. 

For more information or to schedule your visit, please contact Kristin Little - Campus Visit Coordinator at 660.562.1587.

Tour Departs Saturday, Sept. 28th, 11 a.m. and concludes 12:30 p.m.


Bearcat Tailgate Zone Meal

Bearcat Tailgate Zone Meal

$12 per meal, $6 for children 7 and under. Veterans recieve 1/2 price ticket with military ID.

The Bearcat Tailgate Zone is free to attend. The meal is an additional cost. 
Menu provided by Northwest Campus Dining:

  • Hot Italian Beef Sandwiches
  • Little Smokies & Peppers
  • Antipasto Platter
  • Spinach Dip w/ Faccacia
  • Florentine Pasta Salad
  • Crudite Platter w/ Sundried Tomato Ranch Dip
  • Craveworthy Cookies

Saturday, Sept. 28th, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at College Park Pavilion.

Tickets


Bearcat Football vs Central Oklahoma

Bearcat Football vs Central Oklahoma

Saturday, Sept. 28th, 1:30 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium

Tickets available here.

Tickets and Information


Arts Fishing Club

Arts Fishing Club

FREE Live Music for NW Families and the Public

Arts Fishing Club is an amorphous group of musicians fronted by Wisconsin native Christopher Kessenich's folk/rock songwriting. Join Student Activities Council ang the Office of Student Involvement for an evening of relaxing acoustics and fun. Bring a lawn chair or blanet to sit on, as seating will be limited. Snacks and beverages provided by the Office of Student Involvement. Cash bar will be available. 

Sponsored by Student Activities Council and the Office of Student Involvement 

Saturday, Sept. 28th. 5:30 p.m. at College Park Pavilion (Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts, rain out)