family weekend at Wesleyan
OCTOBER 1-3, 2021

Join the pack at Wesleyan College for Family Weekend: October 1-3, 2021. We welcome all parents, siblings, extended family, and friends to campus for a fun-filled weekend! To receive up-to-date information regarding Family Weekend and registration, sign up here to receive our email newsletter.
 

 

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 1

1–5 pm  Check-In | OSP Lobby. Check in to pick up t-shirts* and weekend schedule at OSP Lobby!

2–4 pm. Library Open House | Willet Library. Stop by the library between 2pm-4pm to tour the library, browse educational exhibits featuring Banned Books Week, enjoy refreshments, and pick up a special Family Weekend memento.

3–4 pm  Concurrent Activity | OSP Loggia. Experience a slice of life of a Wesleyan student! Activities include:

  • Wesleyan Fine Arts Tour, Led by Lisa Sloben – Meet at OSP Loggia
  • Visit Campus Store – The campus store will be open until 4 pm.

4–5 pm Concurrent Activity | OSP Loggia. Experience a slice of life of a Wesleyan student! Activities include:

  • Arboretum Walk, Led by Dr. Jim Ferrari – Meet at Tennis Courts
  • Soong Sisters Gallery Tour – Meet at First Floor of Library

5–7 pm  Dinner on Your Own | OSP Dining Hall. Explore Macon’s Vibrant Restaurant Scene or eat at Metz Dining Hall. The dining hall is open regular hours. Tell the cashier you’re here for Family Weekend to receive a discount!

7–9 pm  Pub Night | OSP Dining Hall. Enjoy Wesleyan’s popular tradition! Pub Night is a community gathering for conversation and entertainment. Beer and wine are served to adults 21+. Non-alcoholic drinks and snacks are also available. Students and registered guests free.

*T-shirts order & payment must be received by 9/15 to guarantee t-shirt availabilities.

**Family members do not need permits to park on campus this weekend.

Saturday, October 2

1–5 pm. Check-In | OSP Lobby. Check in to pick up t-shirts* and weekend schedule at OSP Lobby!

2–4 pm  Library Open House | Willet Library. Stop by the library between 2pm-4pm to tour the library, browse educational exhibits featuring Banned Books Week, enjoy refreshments, and pick up a special Family Weekend memento.

3–4 pm  Concurrent Activity | OSP Loggia.  Experience a slice of life of a Wesleyan student! Activities include:

  • Wesleyan Fine Arts Tour, Led by Lisa Sloben – Meet at OSP Loggia
  • Visit Campus Store – The campus store will be open until 4 pm.

4–5 pm Concurrent Activity | OSP Loggia.  Experience a slice of life of a Wesleyan student! Activities include:

  • Arboretum Walk, Led by Dr. Jim Ferrari – Meet at Tennis Courts
  • Soong Sisters Gallery Tour – Meet at First Floor of Library

5–7 pm  Dinner on Your Own | OSP Dining Hall. Explore Macon’s Vibrant Restaurant Scene or eat at Metz Dining Hall. The dining hall is open regular hours. Tell the cashier you’re here for Family Weekend to receive a discount!

7–9 pm  Pub Night | OSP Dining Hall. Enjoy Wesleyan’s popular tradition! Pub Night is a community gathering for conversation and entertainment. Beer and wine are served to adults 21+. Non-alcoholic drinks and

Sunday, October 3

10–11 am Chapel Service | Pierce Chapel. Take part in an interfaith worship service officiated by Chaplain Dr. Tyler Schwaller and Kaiya Jennings.

All Day Event Equestrian Fall Schooling Show | Equestrian Center. Schooling Show is an all-day event and open to our community. We

Explore Macon

Nearby Restaurants
  • El Sombrero / 4646 Forsyth Road  Website
  • Grey Goose Player’s Club / 4524 Forysth Road  Website
  • Jeneane’s / 4436 Forsyth Road  Website
  • Brasserie Circa / 4420 Forsyth Road  Website
  • Fountain of Juice / 4123 Forsyth Road  Website
Cool Venues
  • Society Garden / 2389 Ingleside Avenue  Website
  • Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen / 450 3rd Street  Website
  • Reboot Retrocade & Bar / 566 Cherry Street  Website
  • Just Tap’d / 488 1st Street  Website

 

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