Family Weekend Events

 


A PDF of the Schedule of Events is available here. 

Signature Events are indicated with an asterisk (*). 

Parking Information is located at the bottom of this page. 

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

Corps of Cadets Run

6:00 AM

The Quad

The Corps will conduct a run across campus, beginning and ending at the Quad.

 

Barnes & Noble @ Texas A&M University*

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Memorial Student Center

Barnes & Noble @ Texas A&M University located in the Memorial Student Center will have extended hours for Family Weekend. Stop in and pick up your Official Family Weekend T Shirt. 

 

Aggie Ring Day*

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Kyle Field - Hall of Champions

Over 6,200 excited Aggies will receive their Aggie Rings. Activities include: The Career Center polishing Aggie Rings; Benjamin Knox '90 signing prints; free samples from Slovacek's Sausage; the MSC Book Store selling official Aggie Ring Day T-shirts; and many photo opportunities including Bus 12 and the Spirit of '02 Cannon. Visit tx.ag/RingDay to plan your Aggie Ring Day experience.

 

Aggie Moms' Boutique*

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

2nd Floor, Memorial Student Center

Aggie Gift and Craft Fair presented by the Aggie Moms' Clubs


Family Fun Night 

5:00 - 9:00 PM

Respect Lounge, Memorial Student Center

Family Weekend Committee invites you to join us for bingo and Aggie trivia in the respect lounge, located adjacent to the Starbucks in the MSC. Yell Practice to follow at 10:00.

 

Corps of Cadets Review and Awards Ceremony

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Simpson Drill Field

 

Men's Tennis*

6:00 PM

Mitchell Tennis Center, Mississippi State, $

Click here for tickets.


Softball*

6:30 PM

Aggie Softball Complex, Kentucky, $

Click here for tickets.

 

Baseball*

6:30 PM

Blue Bell Park, Alabama, $

Click here for tickets.

 

Texas A&M Women's Chorus Spring Concert*

7:30 PM

Rudder Theatre, $

General Admission tickets $10, A&M students free with student ID.

 

Corps Fish Drill Team Banquet

7:30 PM

Duncan Dining Center

 

Yell Practice*

10:00 PM

Kyle Field

Join the Yell Leaders and Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band as you experience a Fightin’ Texas Aggie Yell Practice! Doors open at 8:30 PM.

 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 14

*The following signature events are hosted by the Corps of Cadets. These events will celebrate the accomplishments of individuals and groups within the Corps of Cadets.*

 

Fightin' Texas Aggie Band Award Ceremony*

8:30 AM 

Rudder Auditorium

 

Hollingsworth Center for Ethical Leadership Certificate Presentation*

10:00 AM

Rudder Theater

 

Corps of Cadets Individual Awards Ceremony*

11:15 AM

Rudder Auditorium

 

Fish Drill Team Demonstration and Ceremony*

12:45

Simpson Drill Field

 

Ross Volunteer Company Demonstration and Ceremony*

1:30 PM

Simpson Drill Field

 

Parsons Mounted Cavalry Review*

2:00 PM

Fiddler's Green (Freeman Arena in case of inclement weather)

 

*This concludes Corps of Cadets events during Family Weekend*

 

Barnes & Noble @ Texas A&M University*

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Memorial Student Center

Barnes & Noble @ Texas A&M University located in the Memorial Student Center will have extended hours for Family Weekend. Stop in and pick up your Official Family Weekend T Shirt. 

 

Aggies Abroad Breakfast*

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building (ILSB)

Study Abroad Programs Office sponsors a breakfast each year on Family Weekend. The event is free and open to the public. The event is designed to provide students and parents with the opportunity to speak with our advising staff during breakfast then view a presentation and hear from a student panel.Breakfast will be served from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Please RSVP between March 9, 2018 and April 6, 2018. https://tamu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3szb9VgZYi1Crl3.

 

College of Architecture Open House

8:30 - 11:00 AM

Langford Architecture Center building B Geren Exhibit Hall

The College of Architecture will be hosting its sixteenth annual Family Weekend Open House 8:30 a.m.-11a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Langford Architecture Center building B Geren Exhibit Hall, in conjunction with Texas A&M’s Family Weekend event.

 

Family Weekend Carnival

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Recreation Center Terrace

Come one or come all to our Family Weekend Carnival! Enjoy free food, games, and fun activities such as corn hole, giant Jenga, and much more!  

 

Aggie Ring Day*

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center

Over 6,200 excited Aggies will receive their Aggie Rings. Activities include: The Career Center polishing Aggie Rings; Benjamin Knox '90 signing prints; free samples from Slovacek's Sausage; the MSC Book Store selling official Aggie Ring Day T-shirts; and many photo opportunities including Bus 12 and the Spirit of '02 Cannon. Visit tx.ag/RingDay to plan your Aggie Ring Day experience.

 

Aggie Moms' Boutique*

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

2nd Floor, Memorial Student Center

Aggie Gift and Craft Fair presented by the Aggie Moms' Clubs

 

Mays Business School Open House*

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Wehner Building (WCBA) Lobby

 

Kappa Alpha Theta Rock the CASA 5K*

9:00 AM

Kappa Alpha Theta House, $

An annual event that is held at the Kappa Alpha Theta House in College Station every spring. All proceeds from the event benefit three non-profit organizations, CASA - Voices for Children, Scotty's House, and Theta Foundation. On race day each year the Kappa Alpha Theta House is packed full of friends, family, and people from the community who are all ready to have fun and give back to amazing causes. Registration can be done at https://thedriven.net/event.race_reg/eid/9554034567 and costs $15 beforehand or $25 on race day.

 

Vice President's Open House

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Throckmorton Street, across from Sanders Corps Center

Hosted By: The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. The Vice President's Residence will be open to campus visitors. Light refershments will be served.

 

Campus Walking Tours

Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Journey through main campus on our 45-minute campus walking tour, which is the heart of every campus visit. You will receive an overview of academics, history, traditions, athletics and campus life at Texas A&M. Tours will begin at the Appelt Aggieland Visitor Center in Rudder Tower, and depart every 30 minutes. Please register here: http://tx.ag/FamilyWeekendTours

 

Downtown Street & Art Fair*

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Downtown Bryan, 200 Block of W. 26th Street

The event features artists and artisans from across the region selling their handmade creations. There will also be live music, hands on art demonstrations and street performers for your entertainment. Over the last several years, Downtown Bryan has actively fostered arts & culture. This fair continues to build on that by inviting our local artists as well as regional artists to support the rebirth that is occurring there. We hope you can make it out and find a one of a kind treasure of your own. Admission is free and participants are encouraged to spend the afternoon and experience all that Downtown has to offer.  

 

Black Aggie Family BBQ

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Lincoln Recreational Center

An event where the families of Black Aggies can come together for fun, food and fellowship and experience the vibrant Black Aggie community.

 

Baseball*

2:00 PM

Blue Bell Park, Alabama, $

Click here for tickets.

 

Softball*

1:30 PM

Aggie Softball Complex, Kentucky, $

Click here for tickets.

 

Un Fin de Semana con su Aggie*

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Rudder 601

Come join the Hispanic Presidents' Council to celebrate the Hispanic/Latinx Familia with food, a bilingual guest speaker, and Lotería!
To learn more about our event, please email aggiehpc@gmail.com with any questions, and if possible please RSVP at our website, http://hpctamu.wixsite.com/hpctamu, or through this link https://goo.gl/forms/QCLCaIpCYPlV714w2.
We hope to see you there!

 

Maroon & White Spring Football Game

4:00 PM

Kyle Field

The 2018 M&W Game will be treated like a regular season game and feature much of the normal pageantry of a Fall Saturday at Kyle Field, including a full Aggie Fan Zone. Admission will be FREE, with no tickets required for entry.

 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering Spring Awards and Scholarship Banquet

5:30 PM

Phillips Event Center, Bryan, TX, $

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering recognizes students in the program and awards scholarships, in the presence of their families and friends. Students receiving awards have received prior notification.

 

FALUN DAFA, A Powerful Practice to Improve Body, Mind and Spirit

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Rudder Tower, Room 308

Falun Gong presents FALUN DAFA, A Powerful Practice to Improve Body, Mind and Spirit.

 

Freudian Slip Improv Show*

7:00 PM

Rudder Forum, $

Freudian Slip Improvisation Comedy Troupe is putting on a Family Weekend-themed Improv Show! Tickets are $6 at the MSC Box Office.

 

Texas A&M Singing Cadets Spring Concert*

7:30 PM

Rudder Auditorium, $

The Texas A&M Singing Cadets, internationally known as the "Voice of Aggieland", will be performing at their Annual Spring Concert on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM in Rudder Auditorium. For tickets contact the MSC Box Office at 979.845.1234 or visit boxoffice.tamu.edu ($10). Now in our 115th touring season and performing over 100 concerts this year throughout Texas and the United States, we are honored to bring it back to Aggieland for Family Weekend!

 

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

Barnes & Noble @ Texas A&M University*

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Memorial Student Center

Barnes & Noble @ Texas A&M University located in the Memorial Student Center will have extended hours for Family Weekend. Stop in and pick up your Official Family Weekend T Shirt.  

 

Buck Weirus Spirit Award Ceremony*

11:00 AM 

Clayton W. Williams Alumni Center

The Buck Weirus Spirit Award honors up to 55 students each year who demonstrate high INVOLVEMENT, create positive EXPERIENCES throughout the Aggie community, IMPACT student life at Texas A&M and enhance the Aggie SPIRIT. Unlike other awards, the Buck Weirus Spirit Award recognizes those students who make contributions to the university through participation in student organizations, Aggie traditions and university events.

CARPOOL and Aggie Wranglers Crawfish Boil

Hildebrand Equine Complex

12:00 - 4:00 PM

CARPOOL and the Aggie Wranglers are hosting a crawfish boil to raise money for their new operating facility. Tickets are $20.00 per person, and include 2 lbs. of crawfish, a t shirt and a drink. All students, families and members of the community are invited to attend.

Men's Tennis

12:00 PM

Mitchell Tennis Center, Auburn, $

Click here for tickets.

 

Softball*

12:00 PM

Aggie Softball Complex, Kentucky, $

Click here for tickets. 


 

 

Parking Information for Ring Day and Family Weekend 2018

Please visit the Transportation Services site for more details, HERE.


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