Creighton University's Family Weekend
Welcome! Family Weekend is a Creighton annual event that invites students' family members to campus to experience the traditions and activities that make this University unique.
*Please note that the schedule is still being updated and finalized. Check back for updates!
Friday, September 19, 2014
Noon-7:00 pm Check In, Harper Center
If you are not able to collect your materials at check-in, please send your student. You will receive all tickets, and information for the weekend at this time.
2:00 pm Delta Zeta Turtle Tug, Kiewit Fitness Center Lawn
Join Delta Zeta for their 19th Annual Turtle Tug. Participants will compete in teams of seven in a tug-o-war over pools of green jello. This event is $10 per person and there will be brackets for male, female and co-ed teams. All proceeds benefit Gallaudet University. Be prepared to get slimed!
7:00 pm Alpha Phi Red Dress Gala, Omaha Hilton Hotel Grand BallroomThis second annual event starts with a silent auction and dinner, a live auction and dancing follow. Tickets are $75 for adult, $40 for students and $20 for children under 12. All proceeds benefit Women's Heart Health. To Register visit www.eventbrite.com/e/creighton-university-alpha-phi-second-annual-red-dress-gala-tickets-7577180551
7:00pm Women's Soccer Game, Morrison Stadium
Come watch the Women's team take on the UMKC Kangaroos! Vouchers (good for up to 6 tickets) will be provided to families intersted in attending!
9:00 pm Movie on Mcgloin, top level of the 24th Street parking garage
9:30 pm Improv Show, Lied Center for Performing Arts
Saturday, September 20, 2014
8:00 am JayWalk, Deglman Circle
Jaywalk is 5K run/walk that benefits Jesuit Academy, a local Jesuit middle school. The walk and following pancake feed are hosted by the Creighton Students Union(CSU). For more information and to register for Jaywalk click here!
10:00 am - Noon Trolley Rides, Departs East side of the Harper Center
Join us for a tour of Omaha on the famous Ollie the Trolley. A Creighton student leader will be your tour guide!
Tours start at 10, 10:30, 11, 11:30 and 12. Please arrive 15 minutes early!
12:00 pm Women's Volleyball Game, Ryan Center D.J. Sokol Arena
Come watch the Women's team take on the South Dakota Coyotes! Vouchers (good for up to 6 tickets) will be provided to families intersted in attending!
2:00 - 3:00 pm Championship Center Open House, Championship Center
Come get a first look at Creighton Athletics' new Championship Center
2:30 pm Homecoming Golf Cart Parade
3:00 to 4:30 pm Creighton Center for Service and Justice Open House, Harper Center suite and foyer
3:30 to 6:00 pm Getting Blue BBQ ($8.25 per adult, $4.25 children 12 and under)
5:00 pm Mass, St. John's Church
6:00 pm Men's Soccer Game, Morrison Stadium
Come watch the Men's team take on the Saint Louis Bilikens! Vouchers (good for up to 6 tickets) will be provided to families intersted in attending!
PLEASE NOTE THAT FAMILY WEEKEND WILL HAVE VOUCHERS FOR THE HOMECOMING GAME AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP AT THE GETTING BLUE BBQ.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
8:00 am Mass, St. John's Church
8:00 am Kappa Klassic Golf Tournament, Shoreline Golf Course
This new fall philanthropy benefits the national efforts of Reading is Fundamental and a local elementary school, Conestoga Magnet School. The event includes breakfast, a nine-hole round of golf, and a silent auction. Breakfast will begin at 8:00 am, with tee-off starting at 9:30 am. Cost is $35 for students and $60 for all other guests. To register, please visit marketplace.creighton.edu ->Temporary Items->Kappa Klassic, or contact our philanthropy chairman, Anna, at email@example.com
10:30 am Mass, St. John's Church
11:30 am Brunch, Skutt Student Center
Other campus and community events during Family Weekend
Creighton Alunmi Weekend
Boys Town, Batter Up...Baseball at Boys Town
German American Society, Oktoberfest
Omaha Resturant Week
Omaha Community Playhouse