Family Weekend, September 30-October 1

family Weekend at Wesleyan

September 30-October 1, 2022

Join the pack at Wesleyan College for Family Weekend: September 30-October 1. We welcome all parents, siblings, extended family, and friends to campus for a fun-filled weekend! To receive up-to-date information regarding Family Weekend and registration, sign up here to receive our email newsletter.


Schedule of Events

Friday, September 30
Rep The Rights Rally & Campus Picnic
12pm-2pm | Porter Auditorium Lawn

Join the Wesleyan community and guests for the Reproductive Rights mural reveal and a campus-wide free picnic following the presentation.

2-4:30pm OSP Lobby

Check in to pick up t-shirts* and Family Weekend schedule at OSP Lobby! Get a meal badge to receive a discount for dinner at Metz Dining Hall.

Family Weekend Canvas Painting
2:30-4:30pm | OSP Lobby

Come to OSP lobby to paint a Wesleyan wolf head or paw! Free canvas and painting supplies are provided. Supplies are first come, first served.*

Dinner on Your Own
5-6pm | OSP Dining Hall

Explore Macon’s Vibrant Restaurant Scene or eat at Metz Dining Hall to enjoy the Family Weekend Dinner! The dining hall is open from 5-6 pm. Show your meal badge to the cashier to receive a discount!

Pub Night
7-9pm | OSP Dining Hall

Enjoy Wesleyan’s popular tradition! Pub Night is a community gathering for conversation and entertainment. Beer and wine are served to adults 21+. Non-alcoholic drinks and snacks are also available. Students and registered guests free.

*T-shirts order & payment must be received by 9/11 to guarantee t-shirt availabilities.

**Family members do not need permits to park on campus this weekend.

Saturday, October 1
10-11:00am | OSP

Check in to pick up t-shirts*, weekend schedule and get a meal badge for lunch discount!

President’s Welcome
11-11:45am | Burden Parlor

Kick off the weekend with greetings from our new President Blight and musical performances by Wesleyan students and the choir team.

Lunch on Your Own
12-2pm | OSP Dining Hall

Explore Macon’s Vibrant Restaurant Scene or eat at Metz Dining Hall. The dining hall is open from 12-1pm. Show your meal badge to the cashier to receive a discount!

Soccer: Home Game v. Covenant College
2pm | Panoz Field  

Soccer team will be competing in a regular season match against Covenant College at @2 PM. Come to the soccer field to show your support to our students! Take pics and share on social media,

#GoWolves, to show your spirit and be loud and proud in support of the home team!

Confucius Institute Day
2:30-5:30pm | Quad

Confucius Institutes worldwide will celebrate Chinese culture and language in an all-day fair-like event. It is a festival of fun and culture for the entire family. Activities include live-band music, Calligraphy, Paper-cutting, Crafts-making, Chinese Cuisines, Costumes, Instruments, Games, Raffles, Souvenirs Sales, and more!

Mahjong Tournament
3-5pm | Quad

Register for Mahjong Tournament online and check in at the Mahjong Tournament booth on the day of the event from 2:30-3:00 pm. Scan the QR code to register before Sep 30, 2022.

First prize: $80/ Second prize: $30/ Third prize: $20

Free Family Photo Photography, Photo Printing and Frame Decorations
3-5pm | OSP Lobby

Take pictures with your families or friends; print them out and decorate them with cute frames and stickers.

Dinner on Your Own
5-6pm | OSP Dining Hall

Explore Macon’s Vibrant Restaurant Scene or eat at Metz Dining Hall. The dining hall is open from 5-6pm.

Explore Macon

Nearby Restaurants
  • El Sombrero / 4646 Forsyth Road  Website
  • Grey Goose Player’s Club / 4524 Forysth Road  Website
  • Jeneane’s / 4436 Forsyth Road  Website
  • Brasserie Circa / 4420 Forsyth Road  Website
  • Fountain of Juice / 4123 Forsyth Road  Website
Cool Venues
  • Society Garden / 2389 Ingleside Avenue  Website
  • Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen / 450 3rd Street  Website
  • Reboot Retrocade & Bar / 566 Cherry Street  Website
  • Just Tap’d / 488 1st Street  Website


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