Family Day Schedule

Saturday, Oct. 2
Truman Baseball Scrimmage

9 a.m. •  Truman Baseball Field
A single 9-inning game.

Library Café Ribbon Cutting
9:30 a.m. • Pickler Memorial Library

Library Tours
10 a.m.-Noon • Pickler Memorial Library
Tours will begin every 10 minutes.

Annual Festival Centennial
10 a.m.-4 p.m. • Centennial Hall Courtyard
Free food, games, contests and music.

Family Day Scavenger Hunt
10:30 a.m.  • Student Union Building Information Desk
Join the fun as we explore the Truman campus from an environmental and fitness perspective. Sponsored by the Student Public Health Association, Phi Epsilon Kappa and the Department of Health and Exercise Science. To register, e-mail

School of Business Bridge Ceremony

11 a.m. • Baldwin Auditorium
Reception immediately following in the Student Union Building Georgian Room.

Student Activities Board Activity:
Baby Wants Candy, musical improv group

4 p.m. • Baldwin Auditorium
Tickets will be available at the SAB Office in the Student Union Building several weeks before the performance as well as the day of the performance. Admission is free with a Truman ID. General admission is $3 for one ticket or 2 tickets for $5.

Barbecue in Red Barn Park
5-6:30 p.m.  • Red Barn Park
$8 per person*
Tickets must be purchased in advance and can be found online at
*Students with a meal plan do NOT have to purchase a ticket.

Carnival for the Kids
5-6:30 p.m. • Red Barn Park
(Rain site: Student Union Building)
The Office of Greek Life will have carnival booths with games and snacks with all proceeds going to charity. The Showgirls, Truman Cheerleading Squad, Spike the Bulldog and the Truman “Statesmen” Marching Band will all be making an appearance.

Bulldog Football vs. Central Missouri
6:30 p.m. • Stokes Stadium
General admission tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children under 12 and senior citizens. Reserved seating is $8. Admission is free to students with a Truman ID. Tickets may be purchased online at For more information, contact the Athletics Box Office at 785.4235.

Friday, Oct. 1

Men’s Soccer vs. Maryville University

3 p.m. • Truman Soccer Field

4-7 p.m. • Student Union Mall
The ResLife Fun and Spirit Committee will have $1 All-You-Can-Drink Rootbeer, food, give aways and live performances.

Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band Concert
8 p.m. • Baldwin Auditorium

Observatory Open House
8:30-10:30 p.m. • University Farm
Additional information available online at

Saturday, Oct. 2
Red Barn Arts & Crafts Festival*

9 a.m.-4 p.m.  • Downtown Kirksville
*The festival includes an antiques show, which will take place in the Arts Center at 117 S. Franklin. For more information, visit

Sunday, Oct. 3
Family Weekend Concert

2 p.m. • Baldwin Auditorium
Featuring the University Orchestra, Cantoria and Wind Symphony.

Call 785.4016 for more information about Family Day.
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