Weekend Schedule

Note: more events and details will be added as they are confirmed. All events are subject to change. Check back later for updates to events. 

Friday, October 6

Art Museum Exhibitions Open

10 am–5 pm, Art Museum

Admission is free to all. Learn more about the exhibits on the Art Museum website.


Family Welcome Center

3–5 pm, Armstrong Student Center- Atrium

As you arrive in Oxford, stop by our welcome center located in Armstrong Student Center. Enjoy free refreshments while picking up information on all of the weekend's fantastic events. It's the best way to start an amazing weekend of celebration.


Center for Career Exploration and Success (CCES) Open House

TBD, Armstrong Student Center- CCES 0045


Family Fest

6 pm, Armstrong Student Center


Hockey vs. Providence

TBD, Goggin Ice Center

Limited tickets will be available. For more information visit MiamiRedHawks.com or call 513-529-HAWK (4295).


Symphony Orchestra Performance

7:30 pm, Hall Auditorium


Saturday, October 7

Run with the Crawfords: Family Weekend Edition

8:30 am, Leaves from Lewis Place

Want to make sure you get in some exercise during your Family Weekend experience? Join our President and University Ambassador, Greg and Renate Crawford, for a morning run and see some of Miami's Natural Areas before starting the day's activities. All ability and skill levels are welcome!


Oxford Farmers' Market

9 am–Noon, Uptown Park

More than just produce, this award winning Farmers' Market has baked goods, little sprout kids activities, and artisan wares. Our market is a staple of the Oxford community, join us!


Family Takeover of Oxford

9 am–Noon, All over Uptown

Explore Oxford's history and unique quirks with this area scavenger hunt. Win prizes and see all that Oxford has to offer. To get started, meet at the the red info cart located Uptown in the park, anytime between 9am and 12pm.


Dance Theatre Family Weekend Performance

9:30 am–Noon, 115 Phillips Hall

Dance Theatre will be presenting our annual Family Weekend showing to family and friends. We will share with you our technique class structure by showcasing a brief warmup and across the floor movement. After this, the Company will dance rehearsed pieces as well as show short previews of each piece that will be performed in our 2017 Winter Concert.


Parent & Family Facebook Group Meetup

10 am, Uptown Park


Admission Visit and Campus Tour

10 am, Admission Visit Center (Shriver Center)


Study Abroad and Miami Luxembourg Open House

10–11 am, MacMillan Hall Lobby

Did you know that almost 60% of Miami students study abroad or away before graduation? Come learn about study abroad opportunities for your students while enjoying European-style waffles and coffee!


Dance Theatre Family Weekend Performance

10–Noon, 115 Phillips Hall

Dance Theatre will be presenting our annual Family Weekend showing to family and friends. We will share with you our technique class structure by showcasing a brief warmup and across the floor movement. After this, the Company will dance rehearsed pieces as well as show short previews of each piece that will be performed in our 2016 Winter Concert on December 3 and 4 in Wilks Theatre. These pieces will be introduced by their choreographer who will provide information about the intent of the piece. We encourage everyone and anyone to attend! Refreshments will be provided.


Apple Butter Festival

10 am–5 pm, Hueston Woods State Park - Pioneer Farm

The Hueston Woods Apple Butter Festival provides a vignette of 19th century farm life and features continual making and canning of apple butter in the pioneer fashion throughout the event.


Tailgate

TBD, Millett Lawn/Lot


Miami University Marching Band Concert

TBD, Field Hockey Complex

Enjoy a free concert before kickoff - The Field Hockey Complex is just west of Yager Stadium.


Football vs. BGSU

TBD, Yager Stadium

Cheer on Miami as they take on Bowling Green State University!

Friends and Family Football Package

  • 4+ Tickets
  • 4+ Miami Hats
  • 1 $10 Bookstore Coupon

*A minimum of 4 tickets must be purchased to receive this special pricing. 

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Public Ice Skating

4–7 pm, Goggin Ice Center

Goggin Ice Center hosts weekend public ice skating sessions. Great fun for the entire family. Admission is free. Skate rental is $3.25, if needed. Visit the Goggin Ice Center website for details.


Special Family Weekend Dinner

5–8 pm, Martin Dining Hall

Enjoy a delicious dinner between Family Weekend Activities. The Martin Dining Hall location is ideal to grab dinner between the football game and the Trevor Noah performance.

Menu: Carved London Broil, Grilled Salmon, Grilled Gluten-Free Chicken, and more.


Hockey vs. Providence

TBD, Goggin Ice Center

Limited tickets will be available. For more information visit MiamiRedHawks.com or call 513-529-HAWK (4295).


Outdoor Movie in the Quad

TBD, TBD


Trevor Noah, Live!

8:30 pm, Millett Hall

Tickets $45*
On sale 10 a.m. EST, Wednesday, May 31

New York Times best-selling author and host of the award-winning TV show, The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, brings his hilarious stand up to Family Weekend 2017. Learn More »

*Includes box office fees; other fees may apply

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Sunday, October 8

Apple Butter Festival

10 am–5 pm, Hueston Woods State Park - Pioneer Farm

The Hueston Woods Apple Butter Festival provides a vignette of 19th century farm life and features continual making and canning of apple butter in the pioneer fashion throughout the event.


MAP and MUSF Brunch and Silent Auction with President and Dr. Crawford

10:30 am–12:30 pm, Armstrong Student Center- Fritz Pavilion

Hosted by Miami University Student Foundation (MUSF) and Miami Activities and Programming (MAP).

Enjoy a great brunch buffet! Bid on a variety of items, from gift baskets to golf clubs, while supporting Miami University student scholarships. Over the last 15 years, MUSF has raised thousands of dollars to support student scholarships through our Family Weekend Auction. Be a part of changing a Miami student's life and join us for a morning of entertainment, food and both a silent and live auction!

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For accommodations related to a disability, please contact Student Disability Services: sds@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-1541 (v/t). All campus shuttles running during Family Weekend are accessible.