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Family Weekend at EIU

October 28-29, 2022

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We are excited to welcome you and your family to campus for a weekend of great events, but most importantly time together. This is a great opportunity for family to visit campus, engage in our campus and local communities, and make memories that will last a lifetime. 

Everyone in the family should plan to attend. We have something planned for all ages. Join us for a trip to a haunted corn maze, Panther Football Game, our Family Breakfast with the President and more! 

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 28
Family Weekend Check-In
3-7 p.m., EIU Bookstore Lobby, MLK Jr. Union

Family Bingo featuring EIU President David Glassman 7-10 p.m., Grand Ballroom, MLK Jr. Union

Rock 'n' Bowl
7-10 p.m., Bowling Lanes, MLK Jr. Union

L&A Family Farms Haunted Corn Maze sponsored by EIU
7-10 p.m., L&A Family Farms, Paris, IL (Busses will depart at 6:30 p.m.)

$10/person; $8 for students, faculty, and staff with Panther Card

With Halloween right around the corner, things are getting a little bit scary at night at the L&A Family Farms! Bring a friend or family member and trek through the rustling leaves, but watch out! You never know what you'll hear or run into while you're out after dark ...

Discounted tickets will be available for students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the farm.
Saturday, October 29
Family Weekend Check-In
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
EIU Bookstore Lobby, MLK Jr. Union

Family Breakfast with President Glassman
9-11 a.m., Grand Ballroom, MLK Jr. Union

Family and Friends Photo Shoot
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Library Quad

Booth Library Scary Story Time and Family Reading
11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Library Quad
Join Booth librarians for a scary story or two outside the north entrance. Our Halloween-inspired picture book collection will also be available for families to grab a book and enjoy together on the lawn.

Legos at the Library
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Library Quad
Everyone loves Legos!  Stop by the table outside Booth Library's north entrance to build something large or small, letting your imagination run wild!

Family Fun Fest!
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Library Quad
Features creation stations, trackless train rides, and Kona Ice truck.

EIU Panther Football vs. Tennessee Tech
Kickoff: 2 p.m., O'Brien Stadium
To purchase tickets, please click here.

L&A Family Farms Haunted Corn Maze sponsored by EIU
3-6 p.m., L&A Family Farms, Paris, IL (Busses will depart at 2:30 p.m.)

$10/person; $8 for students, faculty, and staff with Panther Card

With Halloween right around the corner, things are getting a little bit scary at night at the L&A Family Farms! Bring a friend or family member and trek through the rustling leaves, but watch out! You never know what you'll hear or run into while you're out after dark ...

Discounted tickets will be available for students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the farm.
 
L&A Family Farms Haunted Corn Maze sponsored by EIU
7-10 p.m., L&A Family Farms, Paris, IL (Busses will depart at 6:30 p.m.)

$10/person; $8 for students, faculty, and staff with Panther Card

With Halloween right around the corner, things are getting a little bit scary at night at the L&A Family Farms! Bring a friend or family member and trek through the rustling leaves, but watch out! You never know what you'll hear or run into while you're out after dark ...

Discounted tickets will be available for students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the farm.

Adventure EI-Boo!
7-9 p.m., Registration Form
Join us in teams of 4 for a family-friendly Halloween-themed adventure on foot across campus. Teams of 4 people will solve clues, take selfies, collect medallions, solve trivia and complete challenges. The first team to finish will get internet fame and adoration and all participants will receive a commemorative EIU medallion. Please register here.

Hot Chocolate Bar
7-9 p.m., Library Quad

Rock ‘N’ Bowl
7-10 p.m., Bowling Lanes, MLK Jr. Union



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Contact Information

Family Programs

600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-6435
family@eiu.edu


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