Florida State University
Parents' Weekend 2018: September 21 & 22

 

Programs & Activities

Date Time Event Location Description
Friday, Sept. 21 7am-7pm Passport Extended Hours University Center A (5th Floor) In need of a passport? Stop by the International Programs passport office during our extended hours event. Conveniently located on FSU's campus in the University Center (Football Stadium) Building A-5th floor, our passport office is a one-stop-shop. You can complete your application, take photos and submit payment all in one place. You don't need to be an FSU student to apply, all U.S. citizens are welcome. Before you come, visit our website here for a list of the required documents you need to bring with you. You will need a check or money order to apply for a passport.
Friday, Sept. 21 9am-4pm FSU Museum of Fine Arts 530 West Call Street Come visit the FSU Museum of Fine Arts. The current exhibitions are the 33rd Annual Tallahassee International and Selections from FSU’s Permanent Collection.
Friday, Sept. 21 10am-8pm Check In & Registration 1851 at Azalea Hall If you pre-registered, your tickets will be available for pickup at the Registration desk in 1851 at Azalea Hall.
Friday, Sept. 21 10am-8pm Garnet & Gold Silent Auction 1851 at Azalea Hall

FSU Family Connection invites you to participate in the Garnet and Gold Fall Auction! This silent auction offers the opportunity to bid on prizes for you and your student, including special deals at local shops and restaurants, leisure and recreational packages, themed gift baskets, signed FSU memorabilia and much, much more! We hope that you take advantage of this exciting opportunity to show your school spirit and support the FSU Family Fund.

Friday, Sept. 21 10am-8pm Paint-a-Pot Oglesby Union Art Center For good family fun, come to the Art Center to paint a pot, a cup, or plate.
Friday, Sept. 21 10am-3pm FSU Heritage Museum Werkmeister Reading Room - Dodd Hall (641 University Way) Please visit the beautiful, historical and fascinating Heritage Museum. For more information, visit here.
Friday, Sept. 21 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm Planetarium Tour & Movie Richards Building, Pat Thomas Planetarium Phantom of the Universe is a new planetarium show that will showcase an exciting exploration of dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider. 
Friday, Sept. 21 12pm-8pm Parents' Weekend Photo Postcards 1851 at Azalea Hall Have your picture taken as a memory to take home with you from Parents' Weekend!
Friday, Sept. 21 2pm-4pm College of Business Tours Rovetta Business Annex (RBA) Outdoor Breezeway Area Please join the College of Business for a tour led by the Student Leadership Council. Check in will be on the side of RBA facing the Oglesby Union and Legacy Walk. For more information please contact Marissa Mainwood (mmainwood@business.fsu.edu).
Friday, Sept. 21 2pm-4pm College of Education Mode L. Stone Building Tours Mode L. Stone Building, Dean's Suite (1110) College of Education tours led by the Student Leadership Council. For more information, please contact Marah Harrington (mkirsten@fsu.edu). 
Friday, Sept. 21 2pm-4pm College of Nursing Tours College of Nursing The College of Nursing's Student Leadership Council will be hosting tours of the College and demonstrate our state-of-the-art Simulation Center.
Friday, Sept. 21 3:30pm-7:00pm Faculty Reading and Book Signing UKirk/Presbyterian University Center Join us for a Faculty Reading and Book Signing featuring Jen Atkins (Associate Professor, School of Dance, FSU), author of New Orleans Carnival Balls: The Secret Side of Mardi Gras 1870-1920.
Friday, Sept. 21 4:30pm-9pm Friday BBQ Dinner/Social 1851 at Azalea Hall Enjoy a delicious dinner at 1851 curated by chefs Art Smith and John Rivers. Menu available here.
Friday, Sept. 21 6pm-7pm Circus Home Show FSU Flying High Circus One of only 2 collegiate circuses in the United States, the Flying High Circus is exclusively put on by students, but there is nothing amateur about this performance. Bring the whole family and BE AMAZED by the talents of our Seminole circus performers.
Friday, Sept. 21 9pm-10pm Circus Home Show FSU Flying High Circus One of only 2 collegiate circuses in the United States, the Flying High Circus is exclusively put on by students, but there is nothing amateur about this performance. Bring the whole family and BE AMAZED by the talents of our Seminole circus performers.
Saturday, Sept. 22 8am-9:30am 5K Fun Run & Walk Start/Finish: Askew Student Life Center

Walk or run through the beautiful FSU campus! 5K begins at 8:00am. All runners/walkers receive a commemorative t-shirt and towel. Prizes awarded for top male and female finishers in the following age groups:

  • 14 & Under
  • 15-25
  • 26-39
  • 40-54
  • 55-64
  • 65+
Saturday, Sept. 22 8:30am-12:00pm Saturday Tailgate Brunch 1851 at Azalea Hall Featuring food, beverages, and family fun to get you ready for Seminole Football! Menu available here.
Saturday, Sept. 22 10am-4pm FSU Museum of Fine Arts 530 West Call Street At 11am, the MoFA Director and Curator will host a tour of the current exhibitions—the 33rd Annual Tallahassee International and Selections from FSU’s Permanent Collection.
Saturday, Sept. 22 11am-7pm Paint-a-Pot Oglesby Union Art Center For good family fun, come to the Art Center to paint a pot, a cup, or plate.
Saturday, Sept. 22 12:30pm Taggart's True Seminole Tailgate Dick Howser Baseball Stadium

Free food, games, door prizes, and music. Join us 3 hours prior to each home game in front of Dick Howser Baseball Stadium.

Saturday, Sept. 22 1:30pm Marching Chiefs Skull Session Dick Howser Baseball Stadium Join the Marching Chiefs for their pregame tradition.
Saturday, Sept. 22 3:30pm FSU vs. Northern Illinois Football Game Doak Campbell Stadium Join us at the football game as we take on the Huskies!
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