Daughter hugging her mother goodbye.

schedule of events for family weekend at Wesleyan
september 28-30

Make plans to join Wesleyan students and their families during a special weekend on campus full of all kinds of surprises. 

 

The registration fee for Family Weekend is $10 per person and covers all the weekend activities, including the Friday Pub Night and Sunday brunch. T-shirts are also available to purchase for an additional $5.


Friday, September 28

1-5pm  Check-In 
Check in to receive your t-shirt, nametag and weekend schedule! 

1:30-3:30pm  Attend a Class
Sit in on a Wesleyan class! *You must select your class at check-in. Please do not go to your student’s class unannounced.* 

3:30-5pm & 5-6:30pm Optional Bus Tour of Downtown Macon
Hop on a bus for a guided tour of Macon’s historic downtown! Your guide from the Macon Convention & Visitor’s Bureau can also give great recommendations for things happening around town. (Space is limited. Tour repeats at 5:00.) 

7-9pm   Pub Night  / OSP Fountain
Enjoy Wesleyan’s most popular tradition! Pub Night is a community gathering for conversation and entertainment. Beer and wine are served to adults 21+. Non-alcoholic drinks and light snacks are also available. Students and registered guests free. Additional guests $5. 

 

Saturday, September 29

9am-1pm   Check-In  OSP Lobby
(Optional) CI Day Festivities / Quad
Check in to receive your t-shirt, nametag and weekend schedule! 

9-11am   Coffee Chat  Willet Library 1st Floor
Stop in to the library for a cup of coffee and a chance to chat with senior administration, faculty, and directors. 

11:15-11:45am   President's Welcome   Porter Auditorium
We will officially kick off the weekend with greetings from President Vivia Fowler and a concert by Wesleyan’s premier choral group, the Wesleyannes. 

2-3pm   Concurrent Sessions Block 1

  • Experience a slice of life of a Wesleyan student! 
  • Arboretum Walk – Meet at the tennis courts 
  • Design Lab Creations – Willet Library 1st Floor 
  • Soccer Match – Wesleyan Wolves v. Piedmont College 
  • Confucius Institute Day -- Quad 


3-4pm   Concurrent Sessions Block 2

  • Experience a slice of life of a Wesleyan student! A full list of activities will be available at check-in. 
  • Arboretum Walk – Meet at the tennis courts 
  • Design Lab Creations – Willet Library 1st Floor 
  • Soccer Match – Wesleyan Wolves v. Piedmont College 
  • Confucius Institute Day – Quad 


4-5pm   Athletics Meet-and-Greet  Porter Gym Lounge

 

Sunday, September 30

10-11am   Chapel Service  Pierce Chapel
Take part in an interfaith worship service officiated by Chaplain Dr. Tyler Schwaller. 

11am-1pm   Brunch  Anderson Dining Hall
Enjoy a brunch buffet in the dining hall. Registered guests are free. 

 

 

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 – Oktoberfest Event / 488 1st Street  Website

#ChoirsBeLikeLIVE @ House of Hope / 1909 Woodland Drive  Website

 

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