OSU to host Moms Weekend May 4-6


CORVALLIS, Ore. – Entertainment, athletic events, food and other activities are on tap this May 4-6 when hundreds of mothers of Oregon State University students will visit campus for the annual Moms Weekend celebration.

Many of the events are free and open to the public, though several have charges and other require tickets.

Moms Weekend features literally dozens of events, including tours of campus facilities, Pac-12 Conference baseball and softball games, workshops, booths, films and other entertainment,

Among the popular events are:

  • The All-University Sing and Greek Life Showcase, Saturday, May 5, in Gill Coliseum (tickets are $30);
  • The Memorial Union Program Council (MUPC) Comedy Show, featuring Alonzo Bodden and opening act Comedy Sportz, will take place at 6:30 and 9 p.m. in LaSells Stewart Center. Tickets are priced at $38 and $34;
  • The MUPC fashion show called “Beyond the Edge” will be held at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday in the Memorial Union ballroom. Tickets are priced at $15;
  • The Showcase of OSU will feature food, arts and crafts, and entertainment in the Memorial Union quad on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.  Hot air balloon rides are offered from 9 to 11 a.m.

For those seeking more active pursuits, a Bald Hill hike and yoga event will take place on Saturday, as will a pistol club fundraiser shoot, a Challenge Course experience, and a 5-kilometer fun run.

Other events in collaboration with Moms Weekend include Pet Day, the ISOSU Spring Festival, and the annual Lu’au.

For more information on all the events, go to the MUPC website at: http://mu.oregonstate.edu/mupc/momsweekend