family weekend

save the date for family weekend 2018 September 7-9 and homecoming on October 13

Friday, September 7, 2018

8:00am-5:00pm
First Friday Sale at the Southeast Bookstore with 25% off on all SEMO clothing

9:00am-5:00pm
Fall Mum Sale, Charles L. Hutson Greenhouse

10:00am-2:00pm
Tours – Charles Nemanick Alternative Agriculture Garden, which is the gardens and trails that surround the Charles L. Hutson Horticulture Greenhouse

10:00am-5:00pm
Arte Cubano Exhibit, River Campus, Crisp Museum; Arte Cubano highlights a universally agreed-upon characteristic of the island's art which is an incredible diversity because of its blend of African, European, and Latin/Caribbean influences. Add to these traditional roots the revolution of 1959, and Cuban art occupies a unique aesthetic place in the contemporary art world.

4:00-8:00pm 
Crisp Museum's Make & Take Friday, River Campus, Crisp Museum; Southeast students are invited to drop in and be creative.  Art/craft supplies provided, while they last.

4:00-8:00pm
Museum Reception, River Campus, Crisp Museum; Opening Reception for the Arte Cubano and Transition Spaces 18.2 exhibits featuring Denlinger, Hunt, Paluczak, & Thielen.

4:30-5:30pm
Artist Talk – Joe Page, River Campus Art Gallery (Seminary Building, room 106); Artist talk with Joe Page, whose exhibition can be viewed September 7-28.

4:30pm
Saint Francis Dig for Life Challenge, Show Me Center, Student Rec Center and The Sport Plex, for more information http://www.showmecenter.biz//Content/EventDetails-5.aspx?EventID=2180

5:00-9:00pm
First Friday with the Arts
This is a community-centered event in Downtown Cape Girardeau. Each of the galleries located in and around Downtown Cape participate in the monthly event by opening for later hours, hosting Artist Receptions, and often providing live music, appetizers, & beverages to visitors of the event. Our local businesses have joined the fun, staying open and often hosting their own exhibitions of regional artwork!
Learn More Here

6:30-7:30pm
Brothers Walker at Tunes at Twilight, Ivers Square Downtown Cape, for more information, http://www.downtowncapegirardeau.com/tunes-at-twilight/ Free event

Saturday, September 8, 2018

8:00am-1:00pm
Starbucks is open in the University Center, 3rd floor

8:00am
Saint Francis Dig for Life Challenge, Show Me Center, Student Rec Center and The Sport Plex, for more information http://www.showmecenter.biz//Content/EventDetails-5.aspx?EventID=2180

8:00am-12:00pm
Cape Riverfront Market – 35 S. Spanish St. Downtown; Community event, for more information http://www.downtowncapegirardeau.com/cape-riverfront-market/ ; Musician at the Market Stan Hargis

9:00am-12:00pm
Charles L. Hutson Greenhouse open for fall sales

9:00am-4:00pm
Day on the River Event – Downtown at the Riverfront Park; including boat rides;
Community event, for more information
https://nature.mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/places/cape-girardeau-conservation-nature-center

9:30-10:30 am
Breakfast with President Vargas, Front of Kent Library Portico, Normal Street
(Rain Location is South Dining Room located in the University Center.)

9:30am
SEMO District Fair parade starting at Capaha Park and heading west down Broadway to Arena Park (PLEASE NOTE THAT BROADWAY WILL BE CLOSED DURING THIS TIME!)

10:00am & 11:30am
Bus Tours of the Main Campus, River Campus and downtown area lasting approximately 45
minutes. Sign up at the information tent.

10:00am-12:00pm
Tours of Academic Hall Dome, Main floor of Academic Hall

10:00am-5:00pm
Southeast Bookstore will be open

10:00am
Athletics will have football tickets for sale in the University Center; check out their table

10:00am-1:00pm
Family Festivities, University Center

  10:00am American Chemical Society students will be
working with liquid nitrogen for a great surprise!
  10:00am NPHC (National Pan-Hellenic Council) Programs
  10:00am-1:00pm Walking maps of campus – pick one up at the Information Tent
  10:00am-1:00pm Disc Golf, pick up discs and score cards at the Information Tent to enjoy at Capaha Park
  10:00am-1:00pm Flip Photos; sponsored by Student Activities Council
  10:00am-1:00pm Popcorn and cotton candy
  10:00am-1:00pm Photo Booth including a visit from Rowdy
  10:00am-1:00pm Variety of activities sponsored by the International Student Association
  10:00am-1:00pm Parent Student Fitness Challenge - The challenge is Students and their Parents
have 1 minute to complete either 15 push-ups, 15 sit-ups, or 15
pull-ups, and who ever completes it first wins. Sponsored by Show-Me-Gold
  10:00am-1:00pm Face Painting
  10:30-11:30am Ukes of Hazzard Band
   11:45am-12:45pm Brothers Walker Performance

10:00am
River Campus Shuttles will run to the River Campus for free; front of Kent Library
(Runs approximately every 30 minutes.)

10:00am-4:00pm
Nail Polish Marbled Mugs & Woodblock Transfers along with tours; Catapult Creative
House 612 Broadway Street

10:30am
Agriculture Department – come meet their "Friends" in front of Kent Library

10:30am
Kent Library will be hosting:

  • Photo Booth
  • Rare Book Room Tours
  • Story Hour
  • Choose Your Own Adventure
  • Games

11:00am-1:00pm
Lunch, University Center 3rd floor

11:00am
Redhawk Walk – The team and the Southeast Missouri State University Marching Band are joining forces on a spirited Redhawk Walk to Houck Stadium; Cheer on the Redhawk football team as they walk down Bellevue.

1:00pm
Football Game vs. Dayton, Houck Stadium
Tickets range from $11-$20
Phone: 573-651-2113; Email: tickets@semo.edu
http://gosoutheast.com/

1:00-4:00pm
Arte Cubano Exhibit, River Campus, Crisp Museum; Arte Cubano highlights a universally agreed-upon characteristic of the island's art which is an incredible diversity because of its blend of African, European, and Latin/Caribbean influences. Add to these traditional roots the revolution of 1959, and Cuban art occupies a unique aesthetic place in the contemporary art world.

6:00pm
Dual Demo Derby; Grandstand at the SEMO District Fair; for more information http://www.semofair.com/entertainment

6:30pm
Haunted Tour! Are you looking for some fun and adventure? Follow the lantern of your guide through downtown and let the darkness of the past envelop you. Cape Girardeau's historic
downtown is full of "true" tales of ghosts and memorable characters. The cost will be $20 a person or $30 a couple. Meet downtown at the pavilion in front of Art Van (Hutson's) Furniture. The direct link to the registration form is https://semo.wufoo.com/forms/xc3yfw70hma6v5/; sponsored by Continuing Education.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

6:00am-1:00pm
Queen of the Mississippi Docking, Riverfront Park, Free – While docked, the passengers from all over the world will be touring and exploring Cape Girardeau's historic downtown. Times are dependent upon river levels and currents.

11:00am
Mass on the Terraces, Academic Terraces; Celebrate Family Weekend with a Catholic Mass on the Terraces, sponsored by Catholic Campus Ministry.

1:00-4:00pm 
Arte Cubano Exhibit, River Campus, Crisp Museum; Arte Cubano highlights a universally agreed-upon characteristic of the island’s art which is an incredible diversity because of its blend of African, European, and Latin/Caribbean influences. Add to these traditional roots the revolution of 1959, and Cuban art occupies a unique aesthetic place in the contemporary art world.

2:00pm 
Soccer vs. Oral Roberts, Houck Field; cheer on the Redhawks Soccer team – student admission is free with their valid ID.>

3:00pm
Cello Melodies from Around the World performed by Dr. Sara Edgerton; Shuck Recital Hall;
Tickets are $10; $3 for Southeast Students

Contact

573.651.5120
campuslife@semo.edu
University Center Room 414
Office of Campus Life
One University Plaza, MS 1250
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701