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    Family Weekend

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    Family Weekend

    Join us Sept. 29-Oct. 1.

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    Family Weekend

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    Family Weekend

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Family Weekend 2017 — Sept. 29-30

We want to personally invite you to attend Harding Family Weekend. This weekend promises something for everyone and has grown into a special event that you do not want to miss! You are invited to attend classes with the students. Chapel begins at 9 a.m. on Friday in the Benson Auditorium. This is a great opportunity to bring prospective students and siblings of current students to campus and see what makes Harding so special. Check out the schedule tab for the other activities during the weekend. We look forward to seeing you and your family on campus.

 

Tickets

Tickets are available at the door of each event. You may purchase them when you arrive.

When you arrive on campus, stop by the Alumni and Parent Relations office in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building to get the latest schedule of events.

Schedule

Family Weekend 2017 Schedule 

PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS, ALUMNI & FRIENDS

Friday, September 29

When you arrive on campus, stop by the Alumni and Parent Relations office in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building to get the latest schedule of events.

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.   Attend Classes 

You are invited to attend classes with your student. Come and see what the students are learning!  Has it been a while since you attended a college class?  Don't miss this opportunity! 

9 and 10 a.m. 

Chapel- Benson Auditorium. Chapel is one of the most important events that your student will participate in during his/her years at Harding. Come experience what makes Harding so special.

8 p.m. Interactive Comedy Show Paul Miller packs magic, juggling and comedy into his high-energy performance. His 100% clean show involves the entire audience. Administration Auditorium, $5 or free with CAB Pass.

Tickets are available at the door.

Saturday, September 30

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Parent Network Breakfast, New location in Cone Chapel, David B. Burks American Heritage Bldg. Reservations required. Email parents@harding.edu. No charge to attend. 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Family Photos - available in a Harding Swing on the front lawn. $10 for two 5x7's. Other packages available.

12 p.m. Lady Bison Softball Exhibition Contest vs. Central Baptist College - Softball Field

Lunch on your own. You may use your student's meal plan or pay at the door in the cafeteria.

2 - 3:30 p.m. - Open House for Families - Men and women's dorms

3:45 p.m.  -Walk of Brothers- Cheer on the Bison football team in front of the Ganus Activity Complex

4- 6 p.m. Giant Tailgate Party and MORE under the pecan trees in front of the Ganus Activity Complex. Enjoy the music of Belles and Beaux. Something for all ages. Bring your family. Inflatable games are fun for everyone. $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6- 11, age 5 and under free. You may use your student's meal plan or pay for your food at the tailgate party.

6 p.m. -Bison Football vs. University of Arkansas - Monticello -First Security Stadium.  Be on hand for a Great American Conference matchup. Wear your black and gold and cheer for the Bisons. 

Tickets required.$8- adults and $5 student general admission

$10 reserved seats. College students admitted with I.D. for general admission seating.

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