Three-day Family Weekend begins Friday

September 15, 2015 | Family Weekend
Each year a special weekend, packed with unique activities and opportunities, is set aside to encourage fellowship with family and friends of current Marietta College students. For Ross Lidman ’18 (Liberty Township, Ohio), the excitement for the upcoming Family Weekend is beginning to intensify.
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Family Weekend: Valley Exotic Zoo

4:00pm to 7:00pm | Family Weekend
Rain Location: The Gathering Place The Valley Exotic Petting Zoo offers complete hands on experiences to both children and adults with a variety of exotic animals from around the world.: including reptiles, a wallaby, a camel, and many more! FREE and open to all ages. 
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Family Weekend: Historic Marietta Trolley Tour

Narrated tour provides an overview of the historic architecture and sites of Marietta, Ohio's oldest city. The trolley will depart from Hermann Fine Arts parking lot. There is a limit of 26 passengers per tour. Day time tours available Saturday, September 24th at 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
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Family Weekend: Comedian Jessica Kirson

Free for first 100 with pre-registration! $15 tickets at the door. The Pioneer Activities Council and the newly renovated People’s Bank Theater are proud to announce a special Family Weekend event: Comedian Jessica Kirson! 
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Family Weekend: Historic Marietta Trolley Tour

Narrated tour provides an overview of the historic architecture and sites of Marietta, Ohio's oldest city. The trolley will depart from Hermann Fine Arts parking lot. There is a limit of 26 passengers per tour. Day time tours available Saturday, September 24th at 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
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Family Weekend: Breakfast on the River Cruise

Pre-registration required. Take a journey (one hour) on the Ohio River on an authentic sternwheel boat, the Valley Gem. The boat departs from 531 Front Street. The boat is docked on the Muskingum River, under the Washington Street Bridge. Parking is available under the Washington Street Bridge. Meet Dr. Ruud, the College President, Dr. Janet...
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Family Weekend: explorETTA

10:00am to 3:00pm | Family Weekend
By popular demand, we’ve moved this program from Welcome Week to Family Weekend! Families will meet downtown business owners, learn about the founding of Marietta and the history of Front Street, be greeted by local community members, and receive a ton of goodies!
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Family Weekend: Breakfast on the River Cruise

10:00am | Family Weekend
Pre-registration required. Take a journey (one hour) on the Ohio River on an authentic sternwheel boat, the Valley Gem. The boat departs from 531 Front Street. The boat is docked on the Muskingum River, under the Washington Street Bridge. Parking is available under the Washington Street Bridge. Meet Dr. Ruud, the College President, Dr. Janet...
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Alumni Softball Game

11:00am | Softball
Coach Jeanne Arbuckle and the Marietta College softball team are hoping to get as many former players back on campus to participate in the annual Softball Alumni Game at Marietta Field. It's not just one game, but a doubleheader, so we hope you'll join us and please let Coach Arbuckle know if you can make it.
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Family Weekend: Historic Marietta Trolley Tour

Narrated tour provides an overview of the historic architecture and sites of Marietta, Ohio's oldest city. The trolley will depart from Hermann Fine Arts parking lot. There is a limit of 26 passengers per tour. Day time tours available Saturday, September 24th at 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
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Family Weekend: Historic Marietta Trolley Tour

Narrated tour provides an overview of the historic architecture and sites of Marietta, Ohio's oldest city. The trolley will depart from Hermann Fine Arts parking lot. There is a limit of 26 passengers per tour. Day time tours available Saturday, September 24th at 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
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Family Weekend: Historic Marietta Trolley Tour

Narrated tour provides an overview of the historic architecture and sites of Marietta, Ohio's oldest city. The trolley will depart from Hermann Fine Arts parking lot. There is a limit of 26 passengers per tour. Day time tours available Saturday, September 24th at 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
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Family Weekend: Planetarium Show

4:00pm to 5:00pm | Family Weekend
Join us for an exploration of our Galaxy's potential for extraterrestrial life as we present "Space Aliens: Looking for Life in the Universe" produced by the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum. This program will be accompanied by a live star talk about the September evening sky.
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Family Weekend: Pioneer Frontier Tailgate

5:00pm to 7:00pm | Family Weekend
FREE for students and families sponsored by The Pioneer Frontier student spirit organization.
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Family Weekend: Greek Life Picnic

12:00pm to 2:30pm | Family Weekend
All fraternity and sorority family members are invited to a picnic. The Office of Campus Involvement invites all current fraternity and sorority members, potential new members, and their families to enjoy a catered picnic and yard games on the 4th Street Field (corner of 4th and Putnam Street). Free
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Family Weekend: Fraternity & Sorority Open House

2:30pm to 4:00pm | Greek Life
Marietta College's fraternities and sororities will conduct open houses.
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Family Weekend: Valley Exotic Zoo & Carnival

4:00pm to 7:00pm | Family Weekend
The Valley Exotic Petting Zoo & Carnival offers a complete hands-on experiences to both children and adults with a variety of exotic animals from around the world from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, September 22nd, as part of Family Weekend. It is free and open to all ages at the Fourth Street Field.
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Family Weekend: Historic Marietta Trolley Tour

A narrated trolley tour during Family Weekend at 5:30 p.m., Friday, September 22nd, will provide an overview of the historic architecture and sites of Marietta, Ohio's oldest city. The trolley will depart from Hermann Fine Arts parking lot. There is a limit of 26 passengers per tour.
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Family Weekend: Historic Marietta Trolley Tour

A narrated trolley tour during Family Weekend at 7:00 p.m., Friday, September 22nd, will provide an overview of the historic architecture and sites of Marietta, Ohio's oldest city. The trolley will depart from Hermann Fine Arts parking lot. There is a limit of 26 passengers per tour.
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Family Weekend: Comedian & Magician Michael Kent

The first day of Family Weekend 2017 will close with comedian and magician Michael Kent at 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 22nd, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. A resident of Columbus, Ohio, Kent gives the ancient art of magic a facelift with an irreverent and often satirical comedic spin. He spent his younger years learning...
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Family Weekend: explorETTA

8:00am to 8:00pm | Family Weekend
Marietta College families and friends are encouraged to visit downtown Marietta to learn more about our vibrant downtown, shop at the stores and get a bite to eat. Everyone is free to do this any time on Saturday, September 23rd.
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Family Weekend: Valley Gem River Cruise

Take a journey (one hour) on the Ohio River on an authentic sternwheel boat, the Valley Gem, at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, September 23rd. The boat departs from 601 Front Street. The boat is docked on the Muskingum River, under the Washington Street Bridge. Parking is available under the Washington Street Bridge. Meet Dr. Ruud, the College...
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Family Weekend: Valley Gem River Cruise

10:00am | Family Weekend
Take a journey (one hour) on the Ohio River on an authentic sternwheel boat, the Valley Gem, at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 23rd. The boat departs from 601 Front Street. The boat is docked on the Muskingum River, under the Washington Street Bridge. Parking is available under the Washington Street Bridge. Meet Dr. Ruud, the College...
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Family Weekend: Pioneer Tailgate

12:00pm | Family Weekend
Marietta College students, families and employees will meet up before the Pioneers take on Muskingum in football for a tailgate starting at noon, Saturday, September 23rd, at Don Drumm Stadium.
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Family Weekend: Alpha Sigma Phi Car Show

1:00pm to 3:00pm | Family Weekend
Join Alpha Sigma Phi for a car show from 1:00-3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 23rd, in the Physician Assistant parking lot at the corner of Third and Butler streets.
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