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Family Weekend - Sept. 5-7, 2014

Make plans now to join us for Family Weekend to spend time with your Eagle and other Eagle families. We'll have football, a cookout and special events for students and families. 

RSVP to let us know you'll be coming.

For additional information about Family Weekend, contact Student Life at 606-783-2070 or email

Interested in joining the MSU Family Association? Find out more at


Friday, Sept. 5

Family Fun Night sponsored by Campus Recreation and Wellness
Recreation & Wellness Center, 4-9 p.m.
Family Fun Night provides activities for the whole family, including access to the pool, track and game rooms. 

Eagle Soccer vs. Appalachian State (Ticket Required)
Jayne Stadium, 6 p.m. 

Saturday, Sept. 6

Morehead Idol sponsored by SGA
Button Auditorium, Noon 
Join us as MSU students battle it out for prizes in the University’s own talent competition.

University Bookstore Extended Hours
Adron Doran University Center (ADUC), 1-5 p.m.

Star Theater Show: Dawn of the Space Age
Smith-Booth Hall, 2 p.m.
Relive the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Produced by Mirage IIID.

Star Theater Show: Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon
Smith-Booth Hall, 3 p.m.
Dark Side of the Moon is one of the most startling and bizarre laser light shows of all time! Offering a mixture of psychedelic, rock and jazz sounds, accompanied by a diverse and unusual display of laser art, the overall feel is a dramatic and haunting atmosphere.

Family Weekend Activities
Eagle Rally Zone, 3-6 p.m. (rain site - East Lobby of the Academic-Athletic Center)
Before you cheer on the Football Eagles, visit the photo booth for free photo key chains. Check out the caricature artist, balloon artist and the Kids Zone for Lil’ Eagles.

Family Association Picnic
Eagle Rally Zone, 4-6 p.m. (rain site - East Lobby of the Academic-Athletic Center)
Join the MSU Family Association for a FREE cookout featuring pulled pork BBQ and more. Parents can learn how to stay involved by joining the Family Association and students can learn more about the new student giving campaign, Feed the Pig: Eagles Helping Eagles. Don’t forget to stop by the booth to cast a vote for the Kiss the Pig Competition. The lucky winner will be giving piggy kisses during the football game!  

Eagle Football vs. UPike (Ticket Required)
Jayne Stadium, 6 p.m. 
You’ll want to be in your seats early to watch the Class of 2018 lead the Eagles onto the field to kickoff the home opener with the Freshman Run.
Black Out! All fans are encouraged to wear black. To order your official “Lights Out” T-shirt and ticket package, visit the University Bookstore.

International Observe the Moon Night
Smith-Booth Hall Lawn, 9:30-11 p.m. 
Join faculty, staff and students in the Department of Earth & Space Science for the fifth annual International Observe the Moon Night! The event-filled evening will be wonderful opportunity to observe Earth's nearest neighbor! This is a ‘weather permits’ event and may be cancelled due to rain or cloudy skies.

Register at the tailgate to win one of four $250 textbook scholarships to be given out during the football game! You must be present to win.


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