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Friday, September 28, 2018
4-6 p.m.
  Last Lectures - SUB Barfield Drawing Room
5 p.m.
  Family Weekend Choral Concert - Jones Concert Hall in the McCrary Music Building (110 Baylor Avenue)
7 p.m.   Baylor vs. TCU women’s soccer game - Betty Lou Mays Field
6-9 p.m.   The Taste of Waco - Founders Mall
8-9 p.m.   After Dark (first showing)* - Waco Hall
Saturday, September 29, 2018
8:30-9:15 a.m.   Meet the President - Barfield Drawing Room - Bill Daniel Student Center
9:30- 11 a.m.   Family-Faculty Coffee - Baylor Club
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.   Kendra Scott Pop Up Shop - Baylor University Bookstore
2 p.m.   LEAD LLC watch party - Memorial dining hall
2:30 p.m.   Baylor vs. Oklahoma Tailgate and Watch Party - Baylor Club
5-8 p.m.   Baylor Bookstore presents Special Evening with Clint Harp at Baylor Bookstore - Baylor University Bookstore
5:30-7 p.m.   Dinner at the Hippodrome (first round)* - Waco Hippodrome
8-9:30 p.m.   Dinner at the Hippodrome (second round)* - Waco Hippodrome
8 p.m.   After Dark (second showing)* - Waco Hall

 




Last Lectures - SUB Barfield Drawing Room
Inspired by the book The Last Lecture, four Baylor professors have been invited to give what they deem their most important message to the families of Baylor's students. This event will give parents the opportunity to hear from the world-class faculty who educate their students in an environment similar to the classroom experience.

Family Weekend Choral Concert - Jones Concert Hall in the McCrary Music Building (110 Baylor Avenue)
Seven of Baylor’s vocal ensembles will perform in this annual concert at 5 p.m. on Friday, September 28, in Jones Concert Hall of the McCrary Music Building (110 Baylor Avenue). Performing will be Bella Voce, Concert Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Choir, A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers, and VirtuOSO. This event is free and open to the public.

Baylor Bookstore presents Special Evening with Clint Harp at Baylor Bookstore - Baylor University Bookstore
Clint Harp National Book Tour will stop by the Baylor Bookstore for a discussion followed by a meet & greet and book signing. The event is free, but registering for tickets is recommended: Register.

Taste of Waco - Founders Mall
Come join other Baylor family members in a community dinner under the Texas sky and support local Waco businesses by picking from a myriad of Waco's best cuisine options. Food trucks from all over town will be circling Founders Mall, one of the most historic parts of Baylor's campus, offering dinner options, drink options, and dessert options from 6-9 p.m. No ticket needed. Cash and card accepted by all vendors.

After Dark* - Waco Hall
After Dark is an all-university variety show held annually during Family Weekend. It features top student talent from outstanding solo performances, dance, and stand-up comedy to musical theater. After Dark always proves to be a showcase for Baylor's creative students.

Baylor vs. Oklahoma Tailgate and Watch Party - Baylor Club
On Saturday, the Baylor football team is playing the Oklahoma Sooners in Norman, Oklahoma. Help cheer on the team by going to McLane Stadium with your student and enjoy a tailgate event with free food, fun, and watching the game in the stands of McLane Stadium on our Jumbotron.

Dinner at the Hippodrome - Waco Hippodrome
Baylor families will enjoy a good meal from one of Waco's local and historic venues on Saturday evening. During the meal, families will get to hear from a Baylor alumnus about how their life has been shaped by their experiences at Baylor and what they've learned as their life and journey has unfolded.

Meet the President and Chief Business Officer - Barfield Drawing Room - Bill Daniel Student Center
Baylor President Dr. Linda A. Livingstone and Chief Business Officer Brett Dalton will provide a presentation and Q&A to families on Saturday morning in Barfield Drawing Room. Audience members will get to hear from, and engage with, Baylor leaders about Baylor's future and the strategic planning process.

Family-Faculty Coffee - Baylor Club
One of the many aspects that sets Baylor apart is the faculty's devotion to their students. This is exemplified in Family-Faculty Coffee where professors give of their own time to make themselves available to families. Hosted in the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium, the coffee allows parents the incredible opportunity to engage their student professors while enjoying coffee, juice, and delicious brunch items.

Kendra Scott Pop Up Shop - Baylor University Bookstore
Come shop Kendra Scott's "Pop Up Shop" at the Baylor Bookstore. They will have their new seasonal and signature products. A portion of each sale will go back to Baylor.

*Tickets are required for these events.