BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – West Virginia Wesleyan College will host the annual Family Weekend September 24-26. Families, students and the whole Wesleyan community are invited to participate in a wide variety of fun and engaging activities that will help you become even more familiar with our college, as well as the local community.
Registration begins Friday, Sept. 22 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library and reopens 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday.
On Friday, after enjoying the MIB Gallery Art Show on 48 East Main St. from 4 to 8 p.m., join us in the French A. See Dining Hall – open from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. – or visit a local restaurant. Conclude your evening by joining Dr. Tracey DeLaney, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering, at the practice track field on the riverwalk for stargazing at 8 p.m.
On Saturday, your Home Among the Hills offer several activities starting from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. with Yoga with Orin, screen printing T-shirts with the Art Department (bring your own T-shirt), and a tailgate lunch before the 1 p.m. home football game against West Liberty University on the Cebe Ross Field. Check out the Main Street Sidewalk Sale as many shops will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Buckhannon.
The day will conclude with Trivia Night hosted by Heavy B Productions. Grab your family or friends and compete for gift card prizes from Bobcat Entertainment at the French See Dining Center. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the game will start at 8 p.m.
Wesleyan students, families and parents are also invited to participate in two community service initiatives: “Spread the Love” and “Clothes for Pros.” Bring peanut butter to be donated to the local food pantry. Donations may be dropped off during registration in the library. More information on these events provided on the WVWC website under Family Weekend 2021.
Family Weekend will end on Sunday with brunch at 11 a.m.– 1 p.m. on Sunday in the French A. See Dining Center. Later in the day, cheer on the women’s soccer team as they host West Virginia State at 7 p.m. at Culpepper Soccer Field.
All Family Weekend attendees will need to complete the required WVWC COVID Guest Waiver at registration. Please follow the universal indoor masking policy in effect.
To register or find more information, please visit https://www.wvwc.edu/campus-life/family-weekend/ .