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Family Weekend 2019

Join us for Family Weekend 2019, October 10-12.

Take part in special programming for you and your family, attend arts performances, root for your favorite Red Hawks during athletic events, and more.

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Schedule of Events

General Information

  • Office of Admission Hours | Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Bovay's Mercantile Hours | Friday 11:00 AM-8:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM-7:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • "We Proudly Brew Starbucks" Hours | Friday 7:00 AM-4:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • Willmore Center Hours | Friday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM, Saturday 6:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • The Spot Hours | Friday 11:00 AM-10:00 PM

Athletics Schedule:

  • Thursday, October 10, 4:00 PM | Women's Soccer VS Silver Lake, Prairie Field
  • Friday, October 11, 7:00 PM | Women's Volleyball VS St. Norbert College, Doc Weiske '50 Memorial Gym, Willmore Center
  • Saturday, October 12, 1:00 PM | Football VS St. Norbert College, Ingalls Field
  • Saturday, October 12, 4:00 PM | Women's Tennis VS St. Norbert College, Larson Courts

Fall Play Performances

  • "Play Nice!" | Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 PM, Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts

Thursday, October 10

  • 4:00 PM: Women's Soccer VS Silver Lake Prairie Field
  • 7:30 PM: "Play Nice!" Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts

Friday, October 11

  • All Day: THE SPOT | Enjoy free pool, grab a bite to eat, and just relax. Ground Floor, Harwood Memorial Union
  • 8:00 AM-5:00 PM: REGISTRATION| Stop in, register, and pick up your schedule and nametag. Lower Level, Pickard Commons
  • 4:00-6:00 PM: RCCC hosted by Ripon Parents Network | An opportunity for parents and families to connect with faculty and staff. Complimentary appetizers and beverages. Knuth Brewing Company, Downtown Ripon
  • 7:00-8:00 PM: RIPON LIVE PRESENTS: Comedian Mandal The Spot
  • 7:00 PM: Women's Volleyball VS St. Norbert College Doc Weiske '50 Memorial Gym, Willmore Center
  • 7:30 PM: "Play Nice!" Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
  • 8:30-10:00 PM: Paranormal Ripon Tour | Join Ripon College Paranormal Investigators for an exciting an hair-raising tour of Ripon College, where you'll learn of the dark secrets and intriguing history that surrounds some of the most iconic buildings on campus! Meet outside S.N. Pickard Commons

Saturday, October 12

  • 8:00 AM-5:00 PM: REGISTRATION | Stop in, register, and pick up your schedule and nametag. Lower Level, Pickard Commons
  • 7:30 AM: Spirit Run/Walk | Meet outside The Spot
  • 8:30-9:45 AM: Ripon Parents Network Fall Meeting | Join us for campus updates. All are welcome to attend! North Reading Room, Lane Library
  • 10:00-11:30 AM: Family Brunch | Remarks by President Messitte at 10:30 AM. Get your family photo taken with Rally! Pickard Commons
  • 11:45 AM-12:30 PM: Breakout Sessions | Select one of the following sessions: Catalyst Curriculum - What Parents Need to Know; Campus Involvement for Students; Academic Resources; and Residence Life 101.
  • 1:00 PM: Walk on the Prairie with Professor of Biology Emeritus George "Skip" Wittler | Meet at the trailhead west of Willmore Center
  • 1:00 PM: Football Game VS St. Norbert College | $5/person, students are free Ingalls Field
  • 1:30-3:00 PM: Parent Only Social at Vines & Rushes Winery | Free wine-tasting with Ripon College parents! A cash bar is available. Bus departs from Pickard Commons at 1:15 PM
  • 1:30-3:00 PM: Siblings Only Board Games and Video Games | Join your siblings for fun, games, and refreshments! The Spot
  • 3:00-6:00 PM: Enjoy time with your family exploring Ripon!
  • 4:00 PM: Women's Tennis VS St. Norbert College | Larson Courts
  • 7:30 PM: "Play Nice!" Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
  • 6:00-10:00 PM: Escape Room - CIA "Exit Protocol" SAO Sponsored | This 30 minute game is designed to keep teams of 2-6 players busy while they work to deactivate a bomb and save the top secret information inside. Memorial Lawn (Rain Site: SAO Office)
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