2016 Family Weekend Schedule of Activities, Oct. 7-9

Family Weekend Central

FRIDAY, 8 P.M.

Family Movie Night: Finding Dory
Intramural Fields
Come enjoy a complimentary family friendly movie.

 

SATURDAY, 2 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Family Weekend Check-In
Tom Samuels Track

 
SATURDAY, 2 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Family Fun Festival
Tom Samuels Track
Includes a kids’ area, games, music, BINGO, inflatable activities, a community service project and a chance to win GREAT PRIZES

 
SATURDAY, 3 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Family Weekend Picnic
Tom Samuels Track

 
SATURDAY, 4 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

BINGO
Tom Samuels Track

 
SATURDAY, 6 P.M.

Home Opener: EKU Football vs. Southeast Missouri State University
Roy Kidd Stadium
Price: $5 per person; free for children age 3 and under. To receive this discount, tickets must be picked up prior to 5:30pm at the Family Weekend Check-In Tent.

 

Around Campus

SATURDAY, 10 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

College of Justice & Safety Brunch 
Stratton Cafe
Justice & Safety majors, minors, or undeclared students and family members are welcome to stop by to enjoy free breakfast, tour facilities, and chat with faculty and staff. Register HERE.

 
SATURDAY, NOON

“Perfect Little Planet” (Children’s Show)

Hummel Planetarium
Price: Adults $6; Senior Citizens, EKU Students, faculty, staff, military, and children 4-17 $5. For more information please click HERE.
 
SATURDAY, 1:30 P.M.

“Stars” (Main Feature)
Hummel Planetarium
Price: Adults $6; Senior Citizens, EKU Students, faculty, staff, military, and children 4-17 $5. For more information please click HERE.

 
SUNDAY, 2 P.M. – 4 P.M.

2nd Sunday Family Funday
101 Battlefield Memorial Hwy; Richmond, KY
Join us for the “Healthiest Weekend in Madison County” for events including games, bike rides, cooking demos, and other activities.

 

Explore Richmond

FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY 8 A.M. – 7 P.M.

Golf at Arlington
1510 Lexington Road
Play EKU’s private and challenging 18-hole championship golf course at the Arlington Club. Beginning September 29th, call the Pro Shop at (859) 622-2207 for tee times and green fees.

 
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, 9 A.M. – 5 P.M. 
SUNDAY, NOON – 4 P.M.

White Hall State Historic Site
500 White Hall Shrine Road
Tour White Hall-Clermont, the restored Italianate mansion that was home to Cassius Marcellus Clay: emancipationist, newspaper publisher, Minister to Russia and friend to Abraham Lincoln. Costumed guides will share with you the historical treasures of White Hall, built in 1798, and the Clay family. It is honored through the EKU Journalism Department and the Society of Professional Journalists as a Historic Site in Journalism. Click HERE for more information.

 
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.

Fort Boonesborough State Park
4375 Boonesboro Rd., Richmond, KY 40475
Tour Fort Boonesborough, a reconstruction of the fort built by Daniel Boone and early settlers, with cabins, blockhouses and furnishings. Living History interpreters in 18th century clothing present life skills and daily tasks of the frontier.
Price: Admission to the fort is $8 for adults and $5.00 for children. Click HERE to visit the Fort Boonesborough website. 

 
FRIDAY, 4 P.M. – 9 P.M.
SATURDAY, 10 A.M. – 10 P.M.
SUNDAY, NOON – 9 P.M.

Adventure Falls Miniature Golf Lake Reba Recreational Complex
250 Reba Drive
This 18-hole course features a 9-hole ADA accessible course, challenging holes and water obstacles. The main attraction at this facility is the 40 foot waterfall system with an overlooking deck. Come to the deck and experience the beauty of Lake Reba. Bring your family to Adventure Falls for a fun-filled day. Click HERE to visit the Adventure Falls Website.

FRIDAY, NOON – 1 A.M.
SATURDAY, NOON – 1 A.M.
SUNDAY, 1 P.M. – 9 P.M.
Galaxy Bowling
1025 Amberly Way
Enjoy a game of Bowling with your family at Richmond’s “Galaxy Bowling and Entertainment Center!” Up to six people per lane can bowl for $10 plus shoe rental. Just mention that you are attending “Family Weekend.” Galaxy Bowling also has arcade games, snacks and lots of fun. Click HERE to visit Galaxy Bowling's Website. 

 
FRIDAY 7:30 P.M. - 10 P.M.
SATURDAY 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
SUNDAY 2:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Richmond Skate Center
525 Recycle Drive
Receive $1.00 off per member of your family when your student shows their EKU I.D. Enjoy some family fun and take a lap around the rink at the Richmond Skate Center. You can also enjoy air hockey, pinball, video games, and movies. Click HERE to visit Richmond Skate Center's Website. 

 
FRIDAY 3 P.M. – 9 P.M.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 1 P.M. – 9 P.M.

Richmond Underground
292 South 2nd Street
Richmond Underground is an authentic combat entertainment experience. Your family can complete its own specialized mission for fun with indoor laser tag, an outdoor airsoft battle or computer gaming. Check out our special Family Weekend discounts and packages HERE

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