OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

OSU hosts annual Mom's Weekend celebration

04/23/1999

CORVALLIS - Oregon State University's annual Mom's Weekend celebration begins on Friday, April 30, with art exhibits, a Renaissance Fair and a comedy show by "Saturday Night Live," veteran Kevin Nealon.

Most Mom's Weekend activities, which continue through Sunday, May 2, are open to the public, including the annual Interfraternity Council Sing, movies and exhibits.

Continuing a tradition began last year, the Renaissance Fair - which features arts, crafts and foods - will be held both Friday and Saturday. Also on Saturday, the College of Veterinary Medicine's annual Pet Day celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This year's featured comedian, Kevin Nealon, is scheduled for a two-hour performance starting at 8 p.m. April 30 in Gill Coliseum. Tickets are $12 and $15. Nealon is best known for his work as anchorman on "Saturday Night Live Weekend Update."

Most events are organized by OSU's Memorial Union Program Council. For information and tickets, contact the MUPC at 541-737-6872.

Mom's Weekend events include:

Friday, April 30

  • All Day: Moms admitted free to Dixon Recreation Center; Memorial Union Concourse exhibit featuring the works of four local artists; attend classes with sons or daughters; "Trek to Saluwesi," wall sculptures by Lee Kelly, Fairbanks Art Gallery.

     

  • 8:30 a.m. - noon: "Photography on the Color Line, by W.E.B DuBois," Center for the Humanities.

     

  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Lonesome Pot Sale, MU Student Lounge.

     

  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.: Renaissance Fair, MU Quad.

     

  • 1 - 4 p.m.: "Photography on the Color Line, by W.E.B DuBois," Center for the Humanities.

     

  • 3:30 p.m.: Fashion show dress rehearsal, MU Ballroom.

     

  • 4 - 10 p.m.: Moms admitted free to the OSU Climbing Center.

     

  • 6 p.m.: Mom's Weekend movie, "Patch Adams," Milam Auditorium, $3.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Fashion show, "Stellar Stars," MU Ballroom, $9.

     

  • 7 p.m.: Feature film, "Shakespeare in Love," Gilfillan Auditorium, $3.

     

  • 8 p.m.: Comedy show, featuring Kevin Nealon, Gill Coliseum, $12, $15.

     

  • 8:30 p.m.: Encore performance of film, "Patch Adams," Milam Auditorium, $3.

     

  • 9:30 p.m.: Encore performance of film, "Shakespeare in Love," $3.

Saturday, May 1

  • All Day: Moms admitted free to Dixon Recreation Center; Memorial Union Concourse exhibit featuring the works of four local artists.

     

  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Renaissance Fair, MU Quad.

     

  • 10 a.m.: Mom's Weekend Fashion Show, MU Ballroom, $7.

     

  • 10 a.m.: Brunch, MU Lounge, $7.

     

  • 10 a.m.- noon: "Free Carnations for Mom," MU Quad.

     

  • 10 a.m.- noon: Radiation Center tours.

     

  • 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.: "Mom and I Photos," MU Room 109.

     

  • 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.: Veterinary Medicine's annual Pet Day celebration, Magruder Hall.

     

  • 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.: "Trek to Saluwesi," wall sculptures by Lee Kelly, Fairbanks Art Gallery.

     

  • Noon: "Mom and I Look-A-Like Contest," MU Quad steps.

     

  • Noon: Fashion show, MU Ballroom, $7.50

     

  • Noon: Mom's Weekend Tea, MU Lounge, $7.

     

  • 1- 4 p.m.: Wine tasting, Memorial Union East International Forum, $4.

     

  • 1- 5 p.m.: Mom's admitted free to Climbing Center.

     

  • 2 p.m.: Fashion Show, MU Ballroom, $7.50.

     

  • 2 p.m.: Mom's Weekend Tea, MU Lounge, $7.

     

  • 3 p.m.: Kappa Alpha Psi Talent Show and Step Exhibition, Milam Auditorium.

     

  • 6:30 p.m.: Screening of feature film, "Patch Adams," Milam Auditorium, $3, encore at 9 p.m.

     

  • 7 p.m.: Screening of "Shakespeare in Love," Gilfillan Auditorium, $3, encore at 9:30 p.m..

     

  • 7 p.m.: Interfraternity Council Sing with sororities and fraternities performing various song and dance routines. For information, contact the Interfraternity Council at 541-737-5432.

Sunday, May 2

  • All Day: Moms admitted free to Dixon Recreation Center.

     

  • 9:30 a.m.: Cultural Awareness Breakfast, MU Lounge, $7.

     

  • 3 p.m.: Music Department's annual honors recital, LaSells Stewart Center.