Family Weekend Schedule

Friday, Oct. 22

12-3 p.m. — Climbing Wall

Familes are invited to experience WWU's newest climbing wall during this session. Parents and/or familes must be accompanied by a WWU student.
Winter Education Complex


1-4 p.m. — Ice cream at Bright’s

Families are invited to enjoy an ice cream cone at the oldest candy store in Walla Walla. A WWU representative will be on site at Bright’s to purchase ice cream for the whole family!
Bright’s Candies, 11 E. Main Street, Walla Walla


8 p.m. — Welcome Home Vespers

Returned student missionaries will share their experiences through music, stories, cultural wear, and pictures.
University Church, Sanctuary


After Vespers — Apple Fest*

Come for good fellowship, fresh-pressed apple cider, and tasty cookies.
Jesus Among Us Sculpture

*Weather permitting


After Vespers — Missions Fair

Visit booths featuring photographs and souvenirs from countries where student missionaries have served or are presently serving. Encourage a current student missionary by sending a note, and visit with returned students.
University Church, Foyer


Sabbath, Oct. 23

9:30 a.m. — FirstServe

Join this informal worship service with praise songs from the worship band and the spoken word by Lead Pastor Andreas Beccai who will present “What are you doing here?”
University Church, Sanctuary


10:30 a.m. — Community Builders

For more information, check the church bulletin or look online at wwuchurch.com/bulletin.


11:45 a.m. — Second Service

Experience our traditional worship service with music by WWU ensembles. Lead Pastor Andreas Beccai will present the spoken word “What are you doing here?”
University Church, Sanctuary


1 p.m. — Sabbath Lunch*

Families and their students are invited to join President John McVay, his wife, Pam, and WWU administrators for a complimentary lunch and family photos.
Winter Education Complex

*Ticketed Event


2 p.m. — CARE Weekend with CHE

Service opportunity with the Center for Humanitarian Engagement.
Foreman Lobby


3:25 p.m. —Family Weekend hike

ASWWU Outdoors is hosting a family-friendly hike. Dress for cool weather, including hiking or walking shoes (might be muddy), bring water, and meet at the University Bookstore by 3:25 p.m. or at Bennington Lake at 4 p.m. Hikers must provide their own transportation.
Bennington Lake


5:30 p.m. — Evensong

Close the Sabbath with a meditative Evensong service with sacred music and the spoken word.
University Church, Sanctuary


7 p.m. — The Onion Bowl: Dorm vs Village Flag Football Game 

Bring the family and cheer on our students! The women’s game starts at 7 p.m. and the men’s game begins at 8:15 p.m.
Winter Education Complex, Football Field


7:30 p.m. — Talent Show

Enjoy entertaining talent provided by ASWWU Social. All are welcome. Seating is limited.
Village Hall

Clyde and Mary Harris Art Gallery

Friday: 8:30 a.m–1 p.m.
Saturday: 2–5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

The gallery is located in the Fine Arts Center. Works by faculty from the Department of Art will be on display.


Weekend cafeteria information

All-you-can-eat buffet!

Friday:

Breakfast

$10.10

7–10 a.m.

Lunch

$11.50

11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Dinner

$13.35

5–7 p.m.

 

Sabbath:

Brunch

$10.10

10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Dinner

$13.35

5–7 p.m.

Lunch is provided in the WEC for the families who registered for this event.

Sunday:

Brunch

$10.10

10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Dinner

$13.35

5–7 p.m.

The cafeteria is located on the upper level of Kellogg Hall. Meal tickets may be purchased ahead of time— please call (509) 527-2732. If using a WWU student ID card, prices will be lower.


Information hours

Friday:

8 a.m.–12 p.m.

Alumni and Advancement Services, Administration Building, fourth floor

7:30 p.m.–8 p.m.

University Church, Foyer


Sabbath:

9 a.m.–12 p.m.

University Church, Foyer


 Weekend bookstore hours

Friday: 8:30 a.m–1 p.m.
Sabbath-Sunday: Closed

University apparel is sold at the bookstore along with textbooks and school supplies.

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