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Things To Do with Your Parents on Hawktober Weekend
There will be many activities for students and parents to enjoy together, such as the Saturday afternoon barbecue on the Campus Green.
Open houses, music and art, sports, a 5K run/walk, and shows by alumni band Bronze Radio Return and comedian Paula Poundstone are among the wide range of events scheduled for Hawktober Weekend, Oct. 18–20.
Hawktober Weekend, which combines Homecoming and Parents Weekend, will consist of three activity-packed days on campus. All members of the University community are encouraged to take part in the festivities!
See the complete schedule of activities for Hawktober Weekend.
Following are some of the many highlights of Hawktober Weekend:
– A free concert by alumni band Bronze Radio Return (Friday, 7:30 p.m., Liberty Mutual Tent on the Campus Green)
– A Saturday night comedy show featuring comedian Paula Poundstone (Saturday, 9 p.m., Lincoln Theater. Buy tickets.)
– A Saturday afternoon barbecue on the Campus Green, and a Sunday jazz brunch in Gengras Student Union
– A class about the music of the Beatles, presented by a Hartt School faculty member (Saturday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Mortensen Library's KF Room)
– A talk by President Walter Harrison, titled "One University: Distinctive by Design" (Saturday, 11 a.m., Liberty Mutual Tent on the Campus Green)
– The Hog River Arts Festival, featuring hand-crafted jewelry, photography, decorative arts and much more (Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Liberty Mutual Tent on the Campus Green)
– The presentation of the Alumni Anchor Awards, celebrating the professional achievements of some of the University's best and brightest alumni (Saturday, 3 to 4:45 p.m., Wilde Auditorium)
– A wide range of sports events, including men's and women's basketball open practices and Q&As with the coaches; a men's soccer game with a special Hawktoberfest tailgate menu; and a women's soccer game and post-game barbecue.
– The Hartford Art School Juried Alumni Exhibition in the Silpe Gallery
– A 5K run/walk, with proceeds benefiting the Hartford cross country and track and field teams (Sunday starting at 9 a.m. in front of the Sports Center)
– A wide range of receptions, open houses, entertainment, and much more!