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Families welcome for weekend of fun at Miami

Athletic Hall of Fame inductees

Miami University will honor the 45th Hall of Fame Athletic Class Saturday, Oct. 5, during the football game halftime show and at a special induction dinner 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening.

The 45th Hall of Fame Class: Heather Cusick ’03 (women’s basketball), Dave Dixon ‘92 (men’s swimming), Larry Janis ’64 (wrestling), Andrea Kremer ’04 (women’s cross country/track & field), Amy Miranda ’04 (women’s swimming) and Jessica Stout ’98 (volleyball) comprise the Class of 2013-14, which will be inducted that evening.

The induction dinner will be held at the Shriver Center, Multipurpose Room. Tickets are still availbe for the dinner and may be purchased by visiting or calling the Miami Athletics Ticket Office at 513-529-4295.

Cost is $31 per person and reservations for the induction dinner must be made by 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30. No walk-up tickets will be available.

Families enjoying football 2012

Families enjoy Miami football during the 2012 Family Weekend.

Miami University’s Family Weekend (Oct. 4-6) highlights include comedian Jim Gaffigan and RedHawk football vs. Central Michigan as students welcome parents, siblings, and others for several days of activities.
Friday, Oct. 4

Family Weekend Kickoff Event, 3-7 p.m. at Oxford’s Uptown Parks

Hillel Shabbat Services and Dinner, 6-7 p.m. at Beerman Hillel Center, 11 E. Walnut St.

Lift your spirits at the Shabbat service and enjoy a traditional Friday night dinner. For more information, call 513-523-5190.

MUSF Auction and Dinner, 6:30-9:30 pm at Shriver Center Heritage Room

The Miami University Student Foundation dinner and auction raises money for student scholarships. Silent Auction: 6:30, Dinner: 7:30, Live Auction: 8:30.? Purchase tickets, $45, on the Miami Alumni website.

Bonfire and Magic show, 9:30 p.m. at patio behind Garland Hall
Jim GaffiganSaturday, Oct. 5

Jim Gaffigan

Oxford Farmer’s Market, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Oxford’s Uptown Parks
In addition to the local wares and fares for sale, Miami Activities and Programming (MAP) will host a petting zoo, balloon animals and face painting.

Residence Hall Open Houses, 9-10 a.m.
Join the residential advisers and other residence life staff for a continental breakfast in the lobby of your student's residence hall. Heritage Commons location: main building.

Academic Departmental Open Houses, 9-11 a.m.
Learn about new programs, international opportunities and enjoy refreshments at a variety of open houses.

Family Weekend Ice Skating Special, 10-11 a.m. at Goggin Ice Center
    $3 admission with FREE skate rental

One Eight 09 Saturday Brunch, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Shriver Center
Menu items include: frittata (made to order), scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, breakfast Potatoes O'Brien, French Toast and more ($14 for adults and $7 for children 6-11, children under 5 eat free). Miami student meal plans may be used, purchase at the door.

Free Tailgate Town, 11 a.m. at West Millett Lawn
    Two hours prior to football kickoff

Miami Football vs. Central Michigan, 1 p.m. at Yager Stadium

RedHawk fans can receive a special ticket package for the Central Michigan game at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in Yager Stadium.

For $60 fans will receive four tickets, four Miami baseball caps, four vouchers for popcorn, a coupon book and a Miami Bookstore discount. This offer is valid until 6 p.m.  Friday, Oct. 4. To receive this offer, call the ticket office at 513-529-4295 or click to purchase tickets online.

Miami Traditions Touchdown Buffet, 5-7 p.m., Alexander, Martin, Harris and Erickson dining centers

$9.25 per person. Miami student meal plans may be used, purchase at the door.

Jim Gaffigan comedic performance, 8:30 p.m. at Millett Hall
Known for Hot Pockets, bacon and the funny parts of parenting, Jim Gaffigan is one of the hottest comedians currently touring. Tickets are no longer available.

Sunday, Oct. 6

Hillel Brunch, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Beerman Hillel Center, 11 E. Walnut St.
For more information, contact 513-523-5190.

One Eight 09 Sunday Brunch, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Shriver Center
Menu items include: frittata (made to order), scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, breakfast Potatoes O'Brien, French Toast and more (?$14 for adults and $7 for children 6-11, children under 5 eat free). Miami student meal plans may be used, purchase at the door.

Family Weekend Brunch, 9:30-11 a.m. at Goggin Ice Center Club Lounge
Buffet style breakfast presented by Miami Activities and Programming (?$15 per person). Tickets can be purchased at Miami’s box office.

Fraternity and Sorority Life Brunch, 11 a.m. at Shriver Center
Join the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and student leaders for a chance to learn more about Greek Life while enjoying some great food. Tickets are $10 per person and are available for purchase at Miami’s box office.

For more details, hotel information and to purchase tickets online for events that require them visit www.miamioh.edu/familyweekend.