Family Weekend 2016

Save the Date!  Family Weekend 2016 – September 17, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

5:30 am-9:00 pm
Student Recreation Center and Student Aquatic Center available to family members of Southeast students free of charge

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

10:00 am-2:00 pm
Tours – Walk through the gardens and along the trails Charlies L. Hutson Greenhouse

12:00-5:00 pm
American Queen Docking – Riverfront Park
Free; (http://www.visitcape.com/CalendarDetail.aspx?CalendarID=6994)

6:30-7:30 pm
Tunes at Twilight – Common Pleas Courthouse Gazebo
Kira Small performs; (http://www.visitcape.com/CalendarDetail.aspx?CalendarID=6846)

7:00 pm
SEMO District Fair – Arena Park open 8:00am-11:30pm
Hot Rod Truck and Tractor Pull (http://www.semofair.com/)

Saturday, September 17, 2016

8:00 am-2:00 pm
Starbucks is open in the University Center

8:00am-12:00 pm
Cape Riverfront Market – 35 S. Spanish St. Downtown
(http://www.visitcape.com/CalendarDetail.aspx?CalendarID=6928)

9:00 am
Registration and information tents – University Center 3rd Floor

9:00 am-10:00 pm
Cleaning Supply Drive, UC Info Desk and Towers Front Desk

9:00 am-4:00 pm
Day on the River Event – Downtown at the riverfront wall; includes boat rides
(https://nature.mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/places/cape-girardeau-conservation-nature-center)

9:00 am-Noon
Fall Mum Sale and Open House, Charles L. Hutson Greenhouse

9:30-10:30 am
Breakfast with President Vargas, University Center, South Dining Room

9:30 am, 11:30 am and 2:00 pm
Bus Tours of the Main Campus, River Campus and Downtown area lasting approximately 90 minutes. Reservations required; sign up at the registration tent located in the University Center, 3rd Floor

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

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

10:30 am-3:00 pm
Family Festivities, University Center – Lunch, entertainment and fun!
Click here for Schedule

10:30 am-12:00 pm
Academic Buildings open for viewing

11:00 am-2:00 pm
Lunch, University Center 3rd floor – Enjoy lunch at one of your favorite Concepts - Panda Express, Papa Johns, Chick-fil-a, and Starbucks

1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Zip line at the Challenge Course, located behind the intramural fields of the gated section of Old Sprigg near the intersection of Bertling and Sprigg*; rider weight range 65lbs-270lbs.  
*In the event of rain, instead of the Zip Line, the rock climbing wall will be open in the Student Recreation Center. The Fun Drop-In Games at Bertling Intramural Field will be moved to the East Gym in the Student Recreation Center.

1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Fun Drop-In Games at Bertling Intramural Field, located near the intersection of Bertling and Sprigg

4:00-6:00 pm
"Taste of Downtown Tailgate," in Front of Houck Stadium - SOLD OUT

6:00 pm
Football Game vs. Indiana State, Houck Stadium
Tickets will go on sale August 1, 2016 ranging from $10-$20
Phone: 573-651-2113; Email: tickets@semo.edu
http://gosoutheast.com/

6:30 pm
Haunted Walking Tours starting out Downtown; registration required at the registration tent

7:00 pm
SEMO District Fair – Arena Park open 8:00 am-11:30 pm
Hot Rod Truck and Tractor Pull (http://www.semofair.com/)

7:30 pm
New Student Showcase
River Campus, Bedell Performance Hall, complimentary admission

Sunday, September 18, 2016

9:00 am-4:00 pm
39th Annual River Tales Classic Car Show – Downtown Cape Girardeau
(http://www.visitcape.com/CalendarDetail.aspx?CalendarID=7012)

11:30 am
Mass on the Terraces; Academic Terraces on Normal Street - A family picnic and luncheon will follow at the Marquette Student Center at CCM, 520 N. Pacific Street

12:00 pm-12:00 am
Student Recreation Center and Student Aquatic Center available to family members of Southeast students free of charge

2:00 pm
Symphony Sampler; Shuck Recital Hall – complimentary admission

3:00 pm
Symphony Sampler; Shuck Recital Hall – complimentary admission

Parking

No tickets will be issued by the Department of Public Safety on Family Weekend unless you are parked in handicap, expired meters or illegally.

Homecoming 2016

Save the Date! Homecoming 2016 will be held on November 5th, 2016! If you have any questions, please contact the Campus Life office at campuslife@semo.edu or 573-651-5120.

Contact

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

Family Weekend

Taste of Downtown Tailgate participants