Family Weekend Event Listing

Parents and students enjoying Family Weekend

Friday Events - Saturday Events - Sunday Events

Visit our signup page to register and/or pay for Family Weekend events. 

Family Weekend
Fall 2018

September 14-16, 2018    

* Full event brochure will be available at registration *          
Please note - not all events require registration, just simply show up and enjoy! You are able to register and pay for any of the events from any registration links below. 

Friday September 14, 2018

Greetings and Weekend Information
Obtain schedules for the weekend and get campus information. Staff will be present to answer any questions you may have upon arrival.
Burrow Hall Lobby
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Attend class with your student.
A list of approved classes will be available at Registration in Burrow Hall.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday Afternoon Tours:    
Rhodes Arboretum Tour
Burrow Hall Lobby
Campus Tours
Meet in the Burrow Lobby at the Admissions Desk for a campus tour. The tour concludes at Burrow Lobby.
Burrow Hall Lobby

Mertie W. Buckman and Buckman International Studies Initiative 
International Intern Presentations
Blount Auditorium, Buckman Hall­­
These interns will share reflections and lessons from their various summer internship experiences.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Reception, Buckman Hall Lobby
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Presentations, Blount Auditorium

Men's Soccer : Rhodes vs Webster
Soccer Field at Fargason Fields
4:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception with Student Life Staff
Neely Hall, Catherine Burrow Refectory
Join the Student Life Staff for a complimentary wine and cheese reception before dinner. 
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Free Event - Registration Encouraged

Family Dinner
Catherine Burrow Refectory
You can choose to have a southern-style family dinner in the Refectory or have dinner on your own at one of Memphis’ many fantastic restaurants. 
Dinner at the Refectory is $8.00 per person. Pay at the door.

Kappa Delta All-Sing
Variety of performers. Tickets available at the Catherine Burrow Refectory on Friday and at the door of Mallory Gymnasium.
Proceeds go to Prevent Child Abuse America and Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee.
Mallory Gymnasium
7:00 p.m. (doors will open at 6:30 p.m.)

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Greetings and Weekend Information
Information and campus maps available. Staff will be present to answer any questions you may have upon arrival.
Burrow Hall Lobby
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Coffee Reception with President Marjorie Hass
Enjoy a casual breakfast with President Marjorie Hass meeting other Rhodes parents and grandparents. 
McCallum Ballroom
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Free Event - Registration Required

Campus Tours will be offered following the reception. Golf Carts will be available as needed for transportation.
McCallum Ballroom and Crain Reception Hall, Bryan Campus Life Center

International Internships for Business & Economics Majors
Recipients of The Theodore Wm. Eckels and The Morelle Legg International Internships will give their stories of being abroad and share the process for applying. 
Breakfast Provided.
Buckman Hall, Room 108
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Internships, Fellowships, and Study Abroad
Staff will be discussing and answering questions about internships, fellowships, study abroad, research and volunteering, both domestically and abroad.
Buckman Hall, Room 110
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Lynx Walk
Cheer on the Lynx Football Team as they parade through campus.
Beginning at Phillips Lane, Ending at Thomas Lane
10:45 a.m.

Food Trucks at Fargason Fields
behind Bryan Campus Life Center
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Alumni/Legacy Tailgate Party
Gathering for our Alumni who have children or grandchildren currently attending Rhodes.
Crain Field, Southwest Side - Near Visitor Entrance
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free Event - Registration Encouraged

BackBeat Memphis Mojo Tour
The highly rated bus tour combining live music, comedy, and narration to create a unique adventure through Memphis’ musical heritage.
RESERVATION REQUIRED, $10 per person.  Meet at Education Building - West Campus parking lot (near Rhodes Bookstore).
1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. 
Visit our signup page to register.

Field Hockey : Rhodes vs Hendrix
Mason Field at Fargason Fields
12:00 p.m.

Football: Rhodes vs Berry
Crain Field at Fargason Fields
1:00 p.m.

Service Scholars Reception
RSVP required through event invitation
Levitt Shell, Overton Park
6:00 p.m.

VIP Tent Opens at Levitt Shell
$10/person pre-registered, $15/person at door. Admission to tent includes appetizers, wine, beer & soft drinks.
Pre-Registration Link
6:00 p.m.
Visit our signup page to register.

Rhodes Night at the Levitt Shell
A Celebration of Jazz and Community featuring:
Joyce Cobb with the Rhodes and Stax Faculty Players
The Rhodes Jazz Band
The Stax Academy Jazz Ensemble
Sponsored by the Mike Curb Institute for Music, The Development and Alumni Relations Offices, and the Memphis Chapter of Rhodes.
The concert is free and parking is available at the Shell. 
Levitt Shell, Overton Park
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Free Event - Registration Encouraged

Stargazing Open House
Check out the view from the giant telescope at the Rhodes Observatory. Mars and Saturn will be visible.
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Jazz Brunch
Catherine Burrow Refectory
$8.00 per person. Pay at the door. 
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Visit our signup page to register.

Men's Soccer : Rhodes vs MUW
Soccer Field at Fargason Fields
2:30 p.m.