Family Weekend November 12-14 2021

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 12

1 - 6 p.m. - Check-In @ Magnolia Ballroom
Start your weekend by checking in. Receive your welcome pack, weekend schedule, and have any questions answered! (Check-in will remain open on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)

3 - 6 p.m. - Honors College Open House @ Humber White House
Families of Honors students are invited to a drop-in open house to meet the honors faculty.

3 - 6 p.m. - HUB Open House @ Blackbridge Hall
Stop in and meet the staff of the Cultural Center, Women's Center, and LGBTQ+ Programs. The HUB stands for "Honoring, Uniting, Building" and is an inclusive place for students to gather and learn together.

5 - 7 p.m. - President's Wine and Cheese Reception @ the Integrated Science Complex
Parents, join the President's Cabinet for a wine and cheese reception in our brand new Integrated Science Complex before meeting back up with your student to enjoy an evening in Milledgeville.

5 - 7 p.m. - Bridge Scholars Program Open House @ West Campus Village Building 6
Bridge Scholars and their families are invited to attend the Bridge Open House. Join Dr. Hali Sofala-Jones and the BSP staff for family t-shirts and a caricature artist drawing family portraits!

8 - 9:30 p.m. - Family Trivia Night @ Magnolia Ballroom
Who's the family with the most knowledge? Bring everything you've got for ThinkFast Trivia! 

8 - 10 p.m. - GC Basketball @ The Centennial Center
Wear your best blue and green to cheer on the Bobcats against Coker!

Sunset - 9 p.m. - Star Party @ Front Campus
Join Georgia College's Science Education Center for a night under the stars! Science faculty will guide viewers through a telescope viewing of the objects in the night sky on Front Campus. (The sun will set at around 6:00.)

Saturday, November 13

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Check-In @ Magnolia Ballroom
Arriving on Saturday? We're happy to have you! Check-in to receive your welcome packet and have any questions answered!

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Family Field Day @ the Wellness and Recreation Center
Bring your competitive side for a friendly family field day! We'll feature leaderboard competitions and games just for fun. Don't worry, we won't make you break a sweat!

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - NASA Showcase @ A&S Auditorium
Join GC's Science Education Center for a talk from a NASA representative about the launch of the Webb Space Telescope and a hands-on STEM magic show. Perfect for the young and the young at heart!

1 - 3 p.m. - Clean-way at the Greenway @ the Oconee River Greenway
The family who serves together stays together! Put on your grungy clothes for a family service project at our beautiful Greenway. You'll explore a new side of Milledgeville and give something back to this community.

3 - 6 p.m. - Grooving at the Grove @ Central State Hospital Pecan Grove
Spend an afternoon grooving to live music at one of Milly's most iconic spots, Central State Hospital. BBQ plates will be available for purchase, and families are welcome to pack a cooler and BYOB. While you're there, take some time to do the self-guided driving tour of this spooky site. (Tour instructions available at check-in.)

4 - 6 p.m. - GC Volleyball @ The Centennial Center
Bring the Thunder and cheer on Bobcats Volleyball against Young Harris!

Sunday, November 14

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Brunch @ The Max
Before you go, join us for brunch at The Max and enjoy the smooth sounds of Georgia College's own jazz combo.