family weekend

A talent show, chili cook-off, volleyball game and Halloween event comprise the events for this year’s Family Weekend at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, held Oct. 26-27.


The weekend’s events, which offer students’ families and community members to experience the UAFS campus, are free and open to the public.


The schedule of events are:


Friday, Oct. 26

6-7 p.m.: Reception and check-in at the Boreham Library patio, co-hosted by the Student Activities Office and Greek Life and Leadership.


7 p.m.: Greek talent show at the amphitheater, hosted by the Greek board.


Saturday, Oct. 27

11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Chili cook-off and tailgate at the Stubblefield Center parking lot.


1 p.m.: Lady Lions volleyball game vs. St. Edwards at the Stubblefield Center.


6-10 p.m.: Haunted Union in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center. The award-winning Halloween event offers carnival games, trunk-or-treat, and a haunted house.


This marks the third year UAFS has held Family Weekend after the university’s Student Government Association voted to move Homecoming to the spring semester.


For more information or to register for Family Weekend, visit


Date Posted: 
Thursday, October 4, 2018
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